Zanzibar University Postgraduate Application Form 2020/2021 Online

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Zanzibar University, ZU Postgraduate Application Form 2020/2021 Intake Programmes, admission entry requirements, how to apply online, courses offered, application fee, closing date, for the 2020/2021 academic year.

Zanzibar University Postgraduate Application Form

Zanzibar University Postgraduate Application Form 2020/2021.

The management of the Zanzibar University (ZU) invites applications from suitably qualified applicants for admissions into ZU Postgraduate, Masters, Ordinary Diploma, Certificate, Short Courses, Distance Education and others programmes for the 2020/2021 academic year.

ZU Postgraduate admission application form 2020/2021 is open to all interested applicants irrespective of colour, race, ethnic identity, religion, gender or national origin.

Both Indigenes and non-indigenes interested applicants can apply for the ZU Postgraduate Admission 2020/2021 as Government Sponsored or Private candidates.

POSTGRADUATE STUDY PROGRAM

The postgraduate study programmes available at Zanzibar University are conducted on the basis of coursework and dissertation or by thesis. They include Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degrees, and Master Degrees. Currently, the following postgraduate degree programmes are offered by various faculties under the guardianship of the University’s Institute of Postgraduate Studies and Research (IPGSR): –

  1. Doctor of Philosophy Degrees and
  2. Master Degrees

Duration of the Postgraduate programmes

  1. For full time study, the duration of any PhD degree shall be a minimum of six academic semesters and a maximum of ten academic semesters. The ten semesters include the leave of absence that, under very specific circumstances, the candidate may be allowed to take by the University authority.
  2. Including the freezing time, part time PhD candidates will have a maximum of 14 academic semesters to complete their studies.
  3. Master programmes will normally be of four semesters with a minimum duration of three academic semesters and a maximum of eight academic semesters for full time candidates. The eight semesters include the leave of absence that, under very specific circumstances, the candidate may be allowed to take by the University authority.
  4. Including the freezing time, part time Masters candidates will have a maximum of 10 academic semesters to complete their studies.
  5. Upon recommendation by the respective faculty’s technical committee on the relevance of the postgraduate work that has been accomplished, a candidate may be allowed to transfer up to a maximum of one third, of the required graduation load, of the relevant postgraduate work that has been done in other faculty or institution. The time will be proportionately calculated.

Length of a semester

The length of an academic semester shall be 17 weeks, with 15 weeks of teaching and 2 weeks of examinations.

Semester load

A minimum of 180 and 120 credit hours has to be completed at levels 9 for the award of Master degree and Post-graduate Diploma, respectively.

Minimum and Maximum Credit Units per Module

The minimum size of a module for Master degrees and postgraduate diplomas shall be 6 credits and the maximum size shall be 15 credits.

How to Apply for ZU Postgraduate Form 2020/2021.

GENERAL APPLICATION PROCEDURES

  1. Application forms for all programmes can be downloaded from the University’s website http://www.zanvarsity.ac.tz or obtained from the Admissions Office (for non-degree and undergraduate) and the office of Postgraduate Studies and Research (for postgraduate) prospective applicants.
  2. The forms, duly filled, must be returned to the office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and the office of Postgraduate Studies and Research on the dates specified by senate
  3. Postgraduate applicants must each submit two letters of referees
  4. The academic year begins in October and ends in September of the following year. During the registration, documents are thoroughly checked. Prospective students are therefore required to bring with them official original transcripts, certificates and other relevant documents as declared on the application forms. Legal action shall be taken against any applicant who presents forged documents.
  5. No change of names by students shall be allowed during the registration or the course of study; students shall only be allowed to use names appearing on their Ordinary Level Certificate.
  6. A non-refundable application fee of TZS 25,000/- for Tanzanian students and US$ 20 for non-Tanzanian students will be paid for undergraduate applicants. For postgraduate, application fees will be TZS 50,000/- and US$ 20 for Tanzanians and non-Tanzanians respectively.
  7. Non-degree programme applicants shall pay a non-refundable application fee of TZS 25,000/-.

Online registration and Payment Instruction:

Welcome to Zanzibar University Online Application System

To Apply:
You should have the following documents in softcopy format

  1. Form IV or Form VI certificate
  2. Certificate or Diploma Program Transcripts
  3. Passport pictures
  4. Birth Certificates

Those who need to apply the programs in Pemba Campus should opt the program start with NTA

To Apply Click Here

Note – Once the Zanzibar University (ZU) Postgraduate  Admission Application Form Portal is closed, new applications will not be submitted. So register now while the ZU Postgraduate form 2020/2021 is on sale.

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