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Tuition Fees:$1,940 /year
Applications Begin:June 2021
Final Award:Master of Science in Economic Policy and Planning
Start Date:October 2021
Academic Unit:Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus:Main Campus
Application Deadline: September 2021
Programme Overview

Economic Policy and Planning requires a great range of skills and analytical approaches. Arising from this, MSc Economic Policy and Planning stream intends to equip students with an advanced understanding of economic perspectives and approaches related to the study of policy and planning issues. Upon successful completion of studies in this stream, graduates will be able to effectively contribute to the processes of economic policy formulation, change and implementation, using relevant concepts and tools in economics.

Admission Requirements

(i) A candidate for admission into the master’s degree shall hold at least a second class bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution of higher learning or,
(ii) A second class advanced diploma or equivalent qualifications obtained in at least three (3) years of study or,
(iii) A professional qualification such as ACCA, CPA (T), MD, CSP, MCIPS, or their equivalent from recognized professional bodies or institutions,
(iv) A candidate with PASS degree will also be considered upon producing evidence of having obtained an examined postgraduate or professional qualification,
(v) A candidate who holds unclassified degrees should have an average credit of B or above,
(vi) A candidate holding a degree whose classification is not easily distinguishable by the University shall be required to have his or her qualifications clarified by the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) before being considered for an admission.

Application Process
Application Fees for Tanzanian and EAC Students: $13
Application Fees for International Students: $30

How to Apply:
Applications can be done online through MU Online Application and Admission Portal (AAP) accessible at http://admission.mzumbe.ac.tz.

The application and reference forms can be downloaded from the Mzumbe University website: www.mzumbe.ac.tz and/or Directorate of Research, Publications and Postgraduate Studies (DRPS) website:http://drps.mzumbe.ac.tz/

Application to all postgraduate programmes must be accompanied by a non-refundable application fee of TZS. 30,000/= (for local applicants) or USD 30 (for international /foreign applicants). Applicants are required to indicate in their application forms the campus of preference, i.e. whether Main Campus or Dar es Salaam Campus College.

For those applying to study at the Main Campus,the application fee should be paid to Mzumbe University, BANK NAME: CRDB BANK;ACCOUNT NAME: MU INCOME ACCOUNT;ACCOUNT NUMBER: 01J1012013400;SWIFT CODE: CORUTZTZ.For those applying to study at the Dar es SalaamCampus College, the application fee should be paid to Mzumbe University, CRDB Bank, Account No. 01J1043012201.

All applications must be accompanied by certified copies of relevant academic certificates and transcripts.

Career Opportunities

A holder of a Master of Science in Economic Policy and Planning can serve as:
– Economist for a governmental advisory organisation
– Policy advisor to a state representative
– Consultant
– Work for a think tank e.g. Economic Policy Institute
– International organisations e.g. UN or The World Bank

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Tuition Fees for Tanzanian and EAC Students: $1,940
Tuition Fees for International Students: $5,986

Tuition Fee per year for Tanzanian Students = 4,500,000 TZS
Tuition Fee per year for International Students = 13,880,400 TZS

**Students from Countries in the East African Community (EAC), pay the same amount as Tanzanian Students. EAC Countries include; Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.

Note:

– In the Tuition Fee per year is included; Registration, tuition, examination, and library services
– Fees may be paid in two equal instalments, an instalment being due at the beginning of each semester prior to registration
– Fees once paid are not refundable
– The University reserves the right to change fees at any time
– Direct student fees have been bench-marked against Government rates, but sponsors may vary them according to their policies

Relevant Contact

 
Prof. Charles Tundui
Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences
 
Admissions Office
Responsible for Admission Enquiries