Bachelor Degree in Development Economics - [BDEC]

Bachelor Degree in Development Economics (BDDE) is intended for economic personnel who will handle economic assignments, plan and implement responsibilities and work with specialists in different fields of social and economic development. The programme is intended to impart skills and knowledge to students on integrating economics and development planning. Moreover, the graduates are expected to be responsible in economic analysis for sustainable development, policy making and analysis, planning, Monitoring and evaluation.

Programme Summary

Proramme Name : Bachelor Degree in Development Economics

Proramme Code : BDEC

Duration : 3

Fees : 1230000

Mode of Study : Full Time

Programme Information
Form Four Entry Qualification:

Holders of Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) with four (4) passes in non-religious subjects

Direct Entry Qualification:

Two principal passes in Economics, Geography, History, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Commerce, Accountancy or Mathematics.

Eqivalent Entry Qualification:

Holder of Ordinary Diploma in Development Economics, Development Planning, Business Administration, Development Administration and Management, Marketing Management, Local Government Accounting and Finance, Procurement, Cooperative Management and Accounting, Public Sector Financial Management with at Least Second Class of a GPA of 3.0 and above.

At the beginning of each academic year, all Tanzanian students will be required to produce evidence of having been granted a loan from the Higher Education Students Loan Board or evidence of scholarship awards; otherwise they will be expected to pay full tuition and other Institute fees at the beginning of each semester before they are registered. Payment of fees should be made before or during registration. Failure to pay within the specified period may result in withdraw of registration. Fees for various courses consist of the amount payable directly to the Institute and that payable directly to students. Whereas the amount payable directly to the Institute covers for tuition, field supervision, students’ organization, and registration; and the amount payable directly to the student covers for meals allowance, books and stationery, accommodation, medical allowance, practical training allowance and dissertation production. However, the amount to be paid to students will normally depend on their sponsors’ policies.

Upon completion of this programme, the holder of the qualification will be able to apply knowledge, skills and understanding in a broad range of complex technical activities with high degree of personal responsibility and some responsibilities for work of others

Each academic assessment carries a maximum of 100 per cent, course work (class assignments and class tests) will carry a maximum of 40 per cent, and end of semester examination will carry the maximum of 60 per cent.