HU was initiative of Hiranian Diaspora in North America and it was established in December 2003 with support of Hiiraan. However, after long fund raising campaign throughout the North America, Europe, East Africa and in Hiran region, Somalia, finally HU started its opened office in 2005 in Beledweyne and education program began June 2006, as Foundation Course Program, which is a prelude to a Bachelor degrees program were offered to its first batch of 60 students and unfortunately for four months we suspended our operation due to floods that hit the town preceded by the deterioration of security.
Now, since the security situation has improved, the HU completed the construction of her campus although a lot of furnishing and teaching equipment are in the process of procurement with the help of local communities, the Diaspora and International development partners as well as the local authorities.
Hiiraan University Offering Programs
The following course Programs offered;
Based on the priority of the local demands of local community and regional economy, HU under her various faculties and their
departments will provide the following degree programs:
Faculty of Agriculture and Environmental Science will be offer the following four year degree courses through under her different departments such as
Dept. of Agronomy, Dept. of Horticulture, Dept. of Plant Protection, Dept. of Soil and Land
Resource, Dept. of Agricultural economics and Agribusiness Management, Dept. of Soil Science, Dept. Forestry and Range
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Major and minor in either Agronomy, Horticulture, Plant pathology, Entomology,
Microbiology, Soil Science, Agribusiness Management, Agricultural Economics, Animal science, Agroforestry and Range
Management and Environmental science
Faculty of Education under the Department of Education will provide the following:
Bachelor of Science in Primary Education/Secondary Education and Guidance Counselling (four years)
Faculty of Physic Science and Applied Technology
Bachelor of Physical Science major in English, Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Statistics
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (five years)
Faculty of Medicine and Allied Health Science/Nursing
Bachelor of Medicine and Allied Health sciences: major Department of Medicine (in five years) and Nursing (four years)
Faculty of Information, Communication and Technology
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology major in BSc. In Computer Science and BSC Information Management
(four years) and Diploma in Computer Technician (two years).
Faculty of Islamic Study and Sharia Law
Bachelor of Arts in law major in Islamic Studies and Sharia Law
Faculty of Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Engineering major in Agricultural Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering,
Mechanical Engineering and Electronic/Industrial Engineering.
Faculty of Economics and Management
Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Management major in Economics, International Development Studies.
Faculty of Business and Public Administration
Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration major in Commerce, Finance and Banking and Accounting, Marketing
Management and Organization Management (four years)
Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration major in Human Resource Management, Institution Policy Planning, Regional
Faculty of Humanities
Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature
Bachelor of Arts in Somali language
Hiiraan University Admission and Requirements
To get an admission of HU, applicants should meet the following requirements:
Must have Secondary School Leaving Certificate/Diploma with an average of passing grade of 50% and above;
Students should have an average grade of at least a C in English, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics if they are to take agriculture, environment Science, Medicine and Allied Health Sciences such Medical Technology and Laboratory science, Nursing, Veterinary Science, engineering and economics etc.
Must bring certificate of good moral and character from the school he/she graduated
Applicants who hold secondary school leaving certificate from recognized institution from other countries will have their certificates be evaluated and approved by appointed academic committee from HU;
If there are more applicants than HU can accommodate, HU will give priority for students with higher passing grades only.
Hiiraan University Tuition Fees
For further details contact:
MOBILE NO 61 6101023
ADDRESS Beledweyne, Hiiraan-Somalia
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