About School

The School of Continuing and Professional Education (SCOPE) is the newly established School in the State University of Zanzibar. It is the result of upgrading the Institute of Continuing Education (ICE) established in 2004 following the University restructuring project started in 2012. Currently, SCOPE headquarters is located along the Vuga Road at Mnazi Mmoja within the Old Stone Town of Zanzibar.

SCOPE focuses on providing training for Endless Education and Expertise in various fields with a view to promoting talent for a society that is moving around at different levels. There is short training from one day to six months and a long term from one year and continuing at the level of certificate and diploma.

School Departments


Academic Programmes

Non-Degree programmes

  • Certificate in Computing Technology (CCT)
  • Certificate in Library and Information Studies (CLIS)
  • Diploma in Library and Information Studies (DLIS)
Short Course programmes

  • Computer Application courses
  • Basic computer courses
  • Language courses
  • Minute Taking and Writing Skills
  • Customer Care services
  • Information Ethics for Employees
Professional programmes

  • CISCO IT Essential
  • Airfare and Ticketing
  • IATA
  • Tour Guiding Operations
Upcoming programs

  • CCNP
  • Cyber Security
  • ICDL







Contact Information
Dean, School of Continuing and Professional Education
Haji Ali Haji (PhD)
Head, Department of Computing Studies
Hassan Mrisho Haji
Ag. Head, Department of Professional Education
Fauzia Kiza Nawawi