All students of the Open University of Tanzania study by distance education
methods whereby their respective study materials are supported by face to face
sessions conducted twice ore more in each academic year.
As part of the assessment students have to do two assignments, two Timed Tests
and an annual examination for each course of study one has registered for. students
in the Science, Geography and Education courses have to do practicals as the
case may be. In some Faculties like Law and Business Management students have
to write a Research paper.
The Open University of Tanzania apart from having academic programmes it also
involves students and staff in extra curricula activities like sports and various
Games. The games most popular to the University are football, netball, basket
ball and dancing. The Open University of Tanzania has links with the following