Bachelor Degree in Development Finance and Investment Planning - [BDF]

The general objective of the Bachelor Degree in Development Finance and Investment Planning Course is to impart knowledge to students on Development Finance and Investment. Specifically, it intends to: equip students with skills of conducting researches on development finance and investment issues; enable students to facilitate preparation of development finance and investment plans; equip students with skills of coordination and implementation of development finance and investment plans; enable students to monitor plan implementation and enable students to correlate practice with policy tenets pertaining to sustainable development finance, investment and poverty reduction strategies.

Programme Summary

Proramme Name : Bachelor Degree in Development Finance and Investment Planning

Proramme Code : BDF

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 the following subjects: Economics, Geography, History, Commerce, Accountancy, Mathematics, English, Agriculture, Biology, Language, Literature, Physics or Chemistry.

Eqivalent Entry Qualification:

Holder of Ordinary Diploma in Development Planning, Community Development, Social Studies, Local Government Administration, Accountancy, Development Administration and Management, Education, Business Administration, Marketing Management, Local Government Accounting and Finance, Cooperative Management and Accounting, Public Sector Financial Management and Development Administration with at least an average of “B” or a Minimum GPA of 3.0.

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.

After completing this course, the graduates are expected to be competent in application of knowledge and skills in a wide range and unpredictable variety of contexts in Development Finance and Investment Planning with substantial personal responsibility for the allocation of resources at various spatial levels. Moreover, the graduates are expected to be responsible for policy formulation, planning, execution, monitoring and evaluation of projects/programmes related to development finance and investment planning.

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.