Faculty of Arts and Social Science

The faculty of Arts and Social sciences of the University of Iringa is the oldest and largest renowned Faculty at the University of Iringa. It was established since the inception the University. It has been conducting research and teachings at the departmental levels. The Faculty offers its students both comprehensive and scientific training in the mandatory areas of Social studies - and intensification unique in breath of curriculum focus areas.

  1. Marketing and tourism
  2. Tourism policy
  3. Intercultural communication
  4. Gender and development’
  5. Sociology of development
  6. Conflict Resolution and Management
  7. Digital Media
  8. Public Relation and Advertisement
  9. Information Technology


Study Courses

All of our programmes are taught in English                

  1. BA Journalism
  2. BA Community Development
  3. BA Anthropology and Tourism
  4. MA Community Development Project Planning and Management
  5. MA Journalism ad media Management
  6. MA Tourism, Culture and Society

In the faculty of Arts And Social Sciences we offer NON Degree Programmes as follows:

  1. CCD- Certificate in Community Development (One Year Programme)
  2. DCD- Diploma Community Development (Two Year Programmes)
  3. CJ – Certificate in Journalism (One year Programme)
  4. DJ – Diploma in Journalism (Two Years Programmes)
  5. CTL – Certifcate in Tourism and Leisure (One Year Programme)
  6. DT- Diploma in Tourism (Two Year Programme)


Institutes and Centers

Development Studies Institutes



There is some innovation research run by some of the Faculty members


Masters Programmes

If you would like to apply for MA programmes, in any mentioned field. You can do so as from September each year. The Maters Programmes at the Faculty levels are comprises of two components that are, Course work and Research.  For more information about the programmes please refer to: www.uoi.ac.tz

Connect with us

University of Iringa, P.O Box 200, Iringa, Tanzania

  Tel: +255 (0) 26 2720900

  Fax: +255 (0) 26 2720904

  E-Mail: uoi@uoi.ac.tz