Botswana Open University Courses And Fees 2024/2025

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Botswana Open University Courses 2024… Are you looking for a way to apply for Botswana Open University in 2024? If yes, then this informative article is for you. You will be given detailed information about Botswana Open University, Courses, Fees, Portal, Programmes, Contacts, And More.

Botswana Open University offers its students accredited and quality programs. The programmes comprise management and professional courses at postgraduate, degree, diploma, and certificate levels.

Botswana Open University Courses

When was Botswana Open University established? It was established on 20th July 2017. The accrediting body verifies BOU programs in the country. They include:

1. School Of Education

  • Bachelor of Education in Special & Inclusive Education (BEd-SIE)
  • Bachelor of Education in Integrated Early Childhood Development (BEd IECD)
  • Bachelor of Education in Primary (BEd-Pri)
  • Certificate for Distance Education Practitioners (CDEP)
  • Diploma in Integrated Early Childhood Development (DIECD)
  • Master of Education Educational Leadership (MEd-EL)
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Quality Assurance in Education (PGCQAE)

2. School Of Science And Technology

Bachelor of Technology in Information Systems (B Tech – IS)

  • Huawei Certified ICT Associate Course
  • Huawei ICT Academy
  • Microsoft Office (MSO)

3. School Of Social Sciences

  • BSc in Youth Development Work (YDW)
  • BSc Public Health
  • Certificate in Community Based Work with Children and Youth (CBWCY)
  • Commonwealth Executive Masters in Public Administration – CEMPA
  • Master of Science in Climate Change and Sustainable Development (MSc. CCSD), Department of Environmental Studies.

4. School Of Business And Management Studies

  • Bachelor in Business Administration-Leadership and Change Management – BBA (LCM)
  • Bachelor of Business and Entrepreneurship (BBE)
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resources Management and Industrial Relations – BCOM HR and IR
  • Certificate in Basic Computing Skills
  • Certificate in Disaster Management – CDM

5. Short Courses

  • Customer Care
  • Financial Management for Non-Profit Making Organisations
  • Public Relations
  • Curriculum Design
  • Leadership
  • Social Marketing
  • Strategic Planning
  • Economics I
  • Economics II
  • Human Resources Management
  • Research Methods
  • Taxation
  • Transformational Leadership
  • Principles of Guest House Management.

Botswana Open University Intake 

Make sure you submit your applications for tertiary programmes.

Short courses and other non-tertiary courses do not have an application deadline.

Once you have submitted your application, wait for about ten weeks, then come back to the application website to check your admission status. To do so:

  • Click on “Student Inquiry” from the main menu.
  • Tap “Academic Admission Status” to view whether you have been accepted to fill any Botswana Open University vacancies.

Botswana Open University Courses And Fees

If you have been admitted to the university, you will pay the following amounts for the listed courses as fees:

1. BGSCE and JS

For citizens:

Registration fee – BWP25

  • JC – BWP50
  • BGCSE – BWP65
  • Repeater JC per subject – BWP55
  • Repeater BGCSE per subject – BWP70
  • Post office transaction fee – 18% of the total amount.

For non-citizens:

Registration fee – BWP45

  • JC – P95
  • BGCSE – BWP125
  • Repeater JC per subject – BWP105
  • Repeater BGCSE per subject – BWP135
  • Post office transaction fee – 18% of the total amount.

2. Certificate Programmes

  • Microsoft Office (MSO) – BWP605
  • Certificate in Purchasing & Supply Tutorials (CIPS) – BWP990
  • Interactive Communication (ICI) – BWP1,210
  • Small Scale Business Management (SSBMS) – BWP1,320
  • English for Professional Purposes (EPP) – BWP1,540

3. Post Graduate Certificate

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Quality Assurance- BWP8,800

4. Diploma Programmes

  • Diploma in Business Management (DBM) – BWP5,830
  • Diploma in Human Resources Management (DHRM) – BWP5,830
  • Diploma in Integrated Early Childhood Development (DIECD) – BWP7,260
  • Diploma in Integrated Early Childhood Development (DIECD)-Old Syllabus – BWP5,104

5. Degree Programmes

  • Bachelors in Business Entrepreneurship (BBE) – BWP41,580
  • Bachelor of Commerce & Human Resource (BCOM-HR) – BWP41,580
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA-LC) – BW41,580
  • Bachelor of Education (Primary) (Bed-Pri) – BWP30,443
  • Bachelor of Education Special and Inclusive – BWP28,413
  • Bachelor of Education in Integrated Early Childhood Development (BEIECD) – BWP30,442.50.

6. Masters Level Programmes

  • Master of Education (Educational Leadership) (MEDEL) – BWP17,600
  • Commonwealth Masters in Business Administration(CEMBA) – BWP31,680
  • Commonwealth Masters in Public Administration (CEMPA) – BWP31,680

NOTE: The above-listed courses fees are subject to change. So, in other to have detailed information about the courses fees you need to contact the institution for more inquiries.

Botswana Open University Contacts

For any inquiries, reach out via the following contact details:

  • Physical Location: Garemotlhose Junction, Western Bye-Pass, Block 6, Plot 39972, Gaborone
  • Postal Address: Private Bag BO187, Bontleng
  • Phone: +267 3646000
  • Fax: +267 3191089/3181473
  • Email:

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  1. Koifo Taolo says:

    i want an application form for diploma in early childhood

  2. BONTLE says:

    i want application form for diploma in business administration

  3. Lefedile Christinah Letlole says:

    When are you opening for applications for Diploma in Early Childhood Development.

  4. Gorata Ramphisi says:

    when are you opening for applications for diploma in early childhood education

  5. Dintle Timela says:

    How many years does BED in Primary take

  6. Katlego Rose Botoka says:

    Good day my daughter would like to undertake a course of study with you: Diploma in Integrated Early Childhood Development (DIECD) – BWP7,260

  7. Tshepho Charity Moleta says:

    I want a application form for diploma in Human Resource Management

  8. Lillian Seremile says:

    I want an application form for diploma in Human Resources Management.

  9. Popagano Modipane says:

    how to register to start an online course

  10. Mo Mo House says:

    I want to apply for English for Professional Purposes. I want to know when can I apply and what should I prepare for it.

  11. Bester Nkokodi says:

    i want to apply for Diploma in business administration

  12. neo says:


  13. Oratile Mhlauli says:

    when is Taxation taking place and how much

  14. chrisjan john Stegling says:


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