Academics

Introduction

As a unique comprehensive University in Somalia, SIU will offer students a wealth of academic choices together with articulation and mobility across the qualifications spectrum – ranging from certificates to diplomas and degrees. Higher Education institutions today must ensure their viability and relevance and serve the needs of their clients, the government, commerce and industry and the communities in which they are located. The investment of those clients into higher education demands a return in the form of graduates who are equipped to drive the economy.

Faculties and Departments

The academic structure of Somali International University (SIU) is composed of Faculties and Departments.

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

 Departments

a). Medicine and Surgery

b). Nursing

c). Medical Laboratory Science

d). Public Health

Programmes Duration
  1. Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (MBBS)
6yrs
  1. Bachelor of General Nursing (BSc Nurs)
4yrs
  1. Bachelor of Nursing and Midwifery (BSc NMw)
4yrs
  1. Bachelor of Laboratory Science (BSc MLS)
4yrs
  1. Bachelor of Public Health (BSc PH)
4yrs

 

Faculty of Business and Economics

 Departments

a). Accounting and Finance

b). Economics and Applied Statistics

Courses Duration
  1. Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA.).

Accounting/Marketing/Management options.

4yrs
  1. Bachelor of Economics and Management
4yrs
  1. Bachelor of Economics and Statistics
4yrs
  1. Bachelor of Statistics, (B Stat.)
4yrs

 

 

 

 

 

Faculty of Technology

 Departments

a). Civil Engineering

b). Computer Science

Programmes Duration
  1. Bachelor of Computer Science (BSc CS)
4yrs
  1. Bachelor of Civil Engineering  (BSc CE)
4yrs
  1. Bachelor of Telecommunications Engineering (BSc TE)
4yrs

 

Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences

  • Department of Management (Management & Administration)
  • Department of Development Studies (Political science, International Relations, Development Studies)
Programmes Duration
  1. Bachelor of Science Politics & International Relations (BA Pol. & IR)
4yrs
  1. Bachelor of Arts Public Administration (BA PA)
4yrs
  1. Bachelor of Arts Development Studies (BA Dev.S)
3yrs
  1. Bachelor of Arts Social Sciences (BA Soc. Sc)
3yrs

 

 Faculty of Law

            Departments

Sharia (Islamic Law)

Secular Law

Programmes Duration
  1. Bachelor of Shari’a and Law (LLB Sharia)
4yrs
  1. Bachelor of Law (LLB)
4yrs

 

Faculty of Education

Departments

Department of Arts

Department of Sciences

  1. Bachelor of Science Education (BSc Ed) Biology & Chemistry.
3yrs
  1. Science Education (BSc Ed) Physics & Mathematics
3yrs
  1. Bachelor of Arts Education (BA Ed) plus teaching subjects
3yrs

 

Post Graduate courses

Programmes Duration
  1. Master in Business Administration
2yrs
  1. Master in Political Science
2yrs
  1. Master in Economics
2yrs
  1. Master in Statistics & Planning
2yrs
  1. Master in Finance & Investment
2yrs
  1. Master in Public Health
2yrs

 

Diploma courses

Courses Duration
  1. Diploma in English Language
1yr
  1. Diploma in Business Administration
1yr
  1. Certified Accounting Technician
1yr
  1. Diploma in Project Management
1yr
  1. Diploma in Logistics Management
1yr
  1. Diploma in Finance and Investment
1yr
  1. Diploma in Pharmacy
1yr
  1. Diploma in Midwifery
1yr
  1. Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology
1yr
  1. Diploma in Biochemistry
1yr
  1. Diploma in Statistics
1yr
  1. Diploma in Information Technology (IT)
1yr