National Institute of Transport (NIT) Courses Offered

By | June 14, 2023

National Institute of Transport (NIT) Courses Offered

The National Institute of Transport (NIT) is a public higher learning institution located on west of Dar-es-Salaam City, along Mabibo Road in Ubungo Light Industrial area; just about one kilometer off the Morogoro Road. NIT was established in 1975 as the training wing of the then National Transport Corporation (NTC).

NIT was charged with the responsibility of strengthening the human resource capabilities of transport operatives and middle-level managers of subsidiary companies of NTC. These subsidiary companies were: National Bus Services Limited (KAMATA), Usafiri Dar-as-Salaam Limited (UDA), Regional Transport Companies (RETCOs), etc.

National Institute of Transport (NIT) Undergraduates Courses Offered

Accounting and Transport Finance

2 Aircraft Maintenance Engineering

3 Auto Electrical and Electronic Engineering

4 Automobile Engineering

5 Automobile Engineering and Locomotive Technology

6 Bachelor Degree in Accounting and Transport Finance

7 Bachelor Degree in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering

8 Bachelor Degree in Automobile Engineering

9 Bachelor Degree in Business Administration

10 Bachelor Degree in Computer Science

11 Bachelor Degree in Human Resource Management

12 Bachelor Degree in Information Technology

13 Bachelor Degree in Logistics and Transport Management

14 Bachelor Degree in Marketing and Public Relations

15 Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering

16 Bachelor Degree in Procurement and Logistics Management

17 Bachelor Degree in Road and Railway Transport Logistics Management

18 Bachelor Degree in Shipping and Ports Logistics Management

19 Bachelor Degree of Education in Mathematics and Information Technology

20 Bachelor?s Degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

21 Business Administration

22 Civil and Transportation Engineering

23 Computing and Information Communication Technology

24 Electrical and Railway Electrification Engineering

25 Electrical Engineering

26 Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering

27 Freight Clearing and Forwarding

28 Human Resource Management

29 Information Technology

30 Library and Information Studies

31 Logistics and Transport Management

32 Marketing and Public Relations

33 Mechanical Engineering

34 Mechanical Engineering and Railway Vehicle Technology

35 Pipe Works, Oil, and Gas Engineering

36 Procurement and Logistics Management

37 Records, Archives, and Information Management

38 Road and Railway Transport Logistics Operations

39 Ship Building and Repair

40 Shipping and Port Logistics Operations

41 Telecommunication and Railway Signaling Engineering


The Institute conducts postgraduate diploma programmes and master degree programmes in the following areas:

1Air Transport Management.12 Months
2Logistics and Transport Management12 Months
3Shipping and Port Management12 Months
4Procurement and Logistics Management12 Months
5Rail Transport Management12 Months
6Transport Economics12 Months
7Road Transport Safety Management12 Months
8Transport Engineering Management12 Months
9Travel and Tourism12 Months


1Master in Business Administration – Logistics and Transport Management (MBA-LTM)2 years
2Masters of Science in Logistics and Transport Management