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WPCS 2.1.5
Tuition Fees:$731 /year
Applications Begin:June 2021
Final Award:Bachelor of Accounting
Start Date:October 2021
Academic Unit:Faculty of Accounting Banking and Finance
Campus:Main Campus
Application Deadline: September 2021
Programme Overview

Introduction
This qualification is designed for a person who will independently study, apply, plan, innovate and manage Information and Communication Technology solutions for better performance in the dynamic business environments. The programme has been developed towards producing responsible, creative graduates with skills necessary to deal with professional Computing and Information Technology aspects in an organization.

Programme Objectives
The graduates of this programme will be competent and able to;
(i) Analyse, evaluate and interpret business and industry challenges.
(ii) Provide sound IT based solutions.
(iii) Implement, maintain computer based information systems.
(iv) Develop and enforce policies pertaining to Information Technology in relation to a particular organisation.

Curriculum

YEAR ONE
First Semester:
– Principles of Commerce
– Business Law
– Business Mathematics
– Development Studies
– Micro Economics
– Principles of Accounting

Second Semester:
– Business Communication
– Business Statistics I
– Introduction to Computers
– Macro Economics
– Introduction to Financial Accounting
– Principles of Management
– Practical Fieldwork Report4

YEAR TWO
First Semester:
– Computer Applications Package
– Corporate Finance
– Intermediate Financial Accounting
– Taxation
– Auditing
– Government Accounting(Elective)
– Principles of Marketing(Elective)
– Managerial Economics(Elective)

Second Semester:
– Financial Reporting
– Cost Accounting
– Business Statistics II
– Research Methodology
– Taxation II
– Credit and Lending(Elective)
– Investment Analysis and Capital Markets(Elective)

YEAR THREE
First Semester:
– Advanced Financial Reporting I
– Management Accounting
– International Finance
– Entrepreneurship
– Strategic Management
– Electronic Business(Elective)
– Operations Research(Elective)
– Corporate Governance(Elective)

Second Semester:
– Advanced Financial Accounting
– Contemporary Issues in Accounting
– Performance Management
– Auditing and Assurance Services
– Project Management(Elective)
– International Taxation(Elective)
– Treasury Management(Elective)
– Business Planning and Management(Elective)

Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement and Eligibility
Direct Entry:
Any two principal passes in science subjects. Those without a principal pass or subsidiary pass in Mathematics must have a credit at O’ Level.
Equivalent qualification:
Diploma in Information Technology or Computer Engineering or Computer Science with at least average of “B” or GPA of 3.0, and at least Four Passes (Excluding Religious Subjects) at O’ Level.

Application Process
Application Fees for Tanzanian Students: $4
Application Fees for International Students: $4

Applicants wishing to have themselves enrolled in the Institute of Finance Management Tanzania, should take note of the following:
1. All applications and recommendations must be submitted via an online application system.
2. Each applicant is responsible for ensuring his/her application is complete and correct.
3. No online application will be successful if a non-refundable fee has not been paid.

4. IFM will not consider any additional materials or changes once an application has been submitted. However an applicant can ask for amendment of online submitted materials after announcement has been made and new round of online application has been allowed.
5. The completed application becomes the confidential property of IFM and is not returnable
6. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that all the information and accompanying material provided in connection with their application is authentic and accurate
7. The Institute may at any time require applicants to provide satisfactory verification of the information and documents submitted as part of the application. If an applicant is unable to do so, the Institute reserves the right to cease consideration of the application, to withdraw any offer of admission already made, and/or to terminate one’s status as a student
8. Applicants assume all costs for authenticating and verifying documents and information associated with their application
9. All applicants previously admitted but did not register in the admitted year, are required to re-submit a new completed online application
10. Once an application is submitted, the Institute reserves the right to request additional information from the applicant, including, but not limited to, an interview

11. All applicants who have been invited for an interview must fulfil the request in order to complete the application process
12. Communication for admission will be done to applicants who meet the admission requirements.
Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities for Bachelor of Accounting include:
– Forensic Accountant
– Financial Analyst
– Environmental Accountant
– Personal Financial Advisor
– Actuary
– Anti-Money Laundering Officer
– Management Accountant
– Cost Estimator

Tuition Fees Details
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Tuition Fees for Tanzanian Students: $731
Tuition Fees for International Students: $1,992

Tuition Fee per year for Tanzanian Students = 1,700,000 TZS
Tuition Fee per year for International Students = 4,630,400 TZS

The Institute of Finance Management (IFM) has made arrangement for instalment payment to ease the financial burden on its students. If one is unable to pay the amounts above at once, he or she can do it in two instalments:
**First Instalment = 60 percent
**Second Instalment = 40 percent

Relevant Contact

Dr
Dr Hamis Sinde
Head, Department of Accounting and Finance
 
Admissions Office
Responsible for Admissions Enquiries