Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Science in Accounting in Tanzania

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Science in Accounting(Accounting)
  • Major Subject: Accounting
  • Course Category: Degree Courses

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Science in Accounting

  •  Institute of Accountancy Arusha, Arusha  
    Course Name: Bachelor of Accountancy

    Duration: 3 years

    Minimum entry requirements:
    - Form VI (six) with at least two principal passes in Accountancy, Economics, Mathematics and Commerce with total points not below 3.5 obtained from the scoring: A=5, B+ = 4, B=3, C=2, D=1, E=0.5, F=0 for those who completed studies in year 2014 onward OR
    - Form VI (six) with at least two principle passes in Accountancy, Economics, Mathematics and commerce with total points not below 3.5 obtained from the scoring: A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1, S=0.5, F= 0 for those who completed studies before year 2014 OR
    - An appropriate Ordinary Diploma with second class or average of “B” pass OR,
    - An NTA Level 6 with at least Second Class equivalent qualification in the related subjects

    Course Outline:
    - Development Studies
    - Introductory Accounting
    - Introductory Macro Economics
    - Business ethics and good governance
    - Business Statistics
    - Business Laws
    - Advanced Cost Accounting
    - Intermediate Financial Accounting
    - Corporate Finance
    - Operations Research
    - Entrepreneurship
    - Advanced Financial Accounting
    -International Finance
    -Management Accounting and Control
    -Strategic Management
    -Financial Reporting
    -Auditing and Assurance Services
    -Contemporary Issues in Accounting
    -Advanced Public Finance and Taxation
  •  Institute of Finance Management, Dar-es-salaam  
    Duration: 3 years

    Tuition fees:
    i) For Tanzanians is Tshs. 1,500,000 payable in two installments.
    ii) For Foreign Students is USD 1,800 payable in two installments.

    Minimum entry requirements:
    1. Direct Entry: Two principal passes. Those without a principal pass or subsidiary pass in Mathematics must have a credit at O-level
    2. Equivalent qualification: Diploma in Accounting, Business Administration, Procurement and Supplies Management, Tax Administration, Economics or Banking and Finance with an average of “B” or GPA of 3.0, with at least four passes (excluding religious subjects) at O- level.

    Course Outline:
    -Business Mathematics
    -Development Studies
    -Micro Economics
    -Principles of Accounting
    -Computer Applications Package
    -Corporate Finance
    -Intermediate Financial Accounting
    -Taxation
    -Strategic Management
    -Electronic Business(Elective)
    -Operations Research(Elective)
    -Corporate Governance(Elective)
    -Advanced Financial Accounting
    -Contemporary Issues in Accounting
    -Performance Management
    -Auditing and Assurance Services
  •  College of Business Education, Dar-es-salaam  
    Minimum entry requirements:
    - Any two Principal passes in “A” Level with a score of 4 points and above but for Accountancy Programme one should have at least a ‘D’ pass in Mathematics at ‘O’level
    - Two year Diploma with second class and above from a NACTE recognized Institution specialized with a GPA of 3.0 or above.

    For previous year’s graduates up to 2013:
    - Two principal or subsidiary passes in appropriate subjects in the (A.C.S.E.E.) or equivalent based on the following grade point conversion scale:
    (A=5; B+= 4; B= 3; C=2; D=1; S=0.5 and F=0 point) [The Principal level passes in religious subjects are not counted]
    OR
    - Ordinary Diploma (NVA level 6) in Business Studies with a GPA of 3.0 and above

    For graduates of 2014 and above
    - Two passes of at least ‘D’ grade in appropriate subjects in the (A.C.S.E.E.) or equivalent total of 2.0 points based on the following grade point conversation scale. (A=5; B+=4; B=3; C=2; D=1; E= 0.5 and F=0 point)
  •  Tanzania Institute of Accountancy, Dar-es-salaam  
    Duration: 1 year

    Minimum entry requirements:
    - Holders of the NTA Level 7 qualifications only

    Course Outline:
    -Human Resource Management
    -Auditing and Assurance Services
    -Management Accounting
    -Managerial Economics
    -Environmental Management and Social Accounting
    -Strategic Management
    -Project Paper
    -International Finance
    -Advanced Financial Accounting
    -Management Principles
    -Business Ethics and Good Governance
  •  University of Dodoma, Dodoma  
    Duration:3 years

    Admission requirements:
    Direct Entry;

    TTwo principal passes in any subjects, except Religious studies, with a
    subsidiary pass in Mathematics and/or Basic Applied Mathematics at A‟ level or at least “C” grade in Mathematics at the O‟ level.

    Equivalent Entry;

    Diploma in Accounting, Accountancy, Banking and Finance, Procurement and Supplies Management, Commerce, Economics with an average of “B” or GPA of 3.0 and four passes at O‟ level.
  •  The Open University of Tanzania, Dar es Salaam  
    Admission requirements:
    Diploma in Business Administration, Accounting, Banking
    and Financing, Commerce or Economics with at least a
    'B' average or GPA of 3.0
  •  University of Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam  
    Duration :3 years




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