IAU Member


top General Information


Street:Private Bag 0022


Tel.:+267 355-0000

Fax:+267 395-6591


Other Sites

Also Francistown and Maun Campus

Institution Funding



Founded 1964 as University of Basutoland, Bechuanaland and Swaziland. Acquired present status and title 1982.

Academic Year

August to May (August-December; January-May)

Admission Requirements

Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE); Cambridge Overseas School Certificate (COSC) or General Certificate of Education (GCE) or recognized foreign equivalent. Direct entrance to second year on completion of studies in another tertiary Institution

Tuition Fees

National:c.9,350-24,470 per annum (BWP)

International:14,025-48,940 per annum (BWP)



Accrediting Agency

Botswana Qualifications Authority – BQA

Student Body


top Officers

Head : David Norris

Job title:Vice-Chancellor

Senior Administrative Officer : D. Sebudubudu

Job title:Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

top Divisions

Centre : Continuing Education

Faculty : Business

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Finance, International Business, Management, Marketing, Tourism, Transport Management

Faculty : Education

Fields of study:Adult Education, Education, Educational Administration, Educational Sciences, Family Studies, Home Economics, Physical Education, Primary Education, Science Education, Secondary Education, Special Education

Faculty : Engineering and Technology

Fields of study:Architecture, Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, Design, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Geological Engineering, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Real Estate, Regional Planning, Technology, Town Planning

Faculty : Health Sciences

Fields of study:Environmental Studies, Health Sciences, Laboratory Techniques, Medicine, Nursing, Public Health, Surgery

Faculty : Humanities

Fields of study:African Languages, Archaeology, Arts and Humanities, Chinese, English, Environmental Studies, French, History, Information Management, Information Sciences, Library Science, Media Studies, Performing Arts, Religious Studies, Sociology, Theology, Visual Arts

Faculty : Medicine

Fields of study:Medicine

Faculty : Science

Fields of study:Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Studies, Geology, Information Management, Mathematics, Microbiology, Natural Sciences, Physics, Statistics

Faculty : Social Sciences

Fields of study:Demography and Population, Development Studies, Economics, Law, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Statistics

Research Division : Okavango Research Institute

Research Division : Research and Development

top Degrees

Bachelor's Degree

Fields of study:Accountancy, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Education, Educational Administration, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Environmental Studies, Finance, Fine Arts, Geophysics, Hotel and Restaurant, Information Sciences, Information Technology, Law, Library Science, Management, Marketing, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Technology, Medicine, Meteorology, Mining Engineering, Nursing, Physical Education, Physics, Primary Education, Social Work, Tourism

Post-Graduate Diploma

Fields of study:Education

Master's Degree

Fields of study:Adult Education, Archiving, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Curriculum, Demography and Population, Development Studies, Documentation Techniques, Economics, Education, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Research, Educational Testing and Evaluation, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, English, Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, Gender Studies, Geology, History, Information Sciences, International Relations, Law, Library Science, Management, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Microbiology, Natural Resources, Nursing, Paediatrics, Pathology, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Political Sciences, Primary Education, Public Administration, Public Health, Religious Education, Religious Studies, Science Education, Social Sciences, Social Work, Statistics, Theology


Fields of study:African Studies, Biology, Chemistry, Economics, Education, Environmental Studies, History, Information Sciences, Library Science, Literature, Mathematics, Physics, Political Sciences, Public Administration, Religious Studies, Social Work, Statistics, Theology


Also Certificates, MPhil

Updated on 21-03-2017