WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$2,065 /year
Applications Begin:June 2020
Final Award:Master of Science in Human Resource Management
Start Date:October 2020
Academic Unit:Faculty of Economics and Management Science
Campus:Main Campus
Application Deadline: September 2020
Programme Overview

The Master of Science (MSc) in Human Resource Management at NTA level 9 is geared towards producing competent graduates with master’s degree in human resource management who will work as strategic human resource managers at senior level positions in public and private sectors.

The specific objectives of the programme are:
i. To apply knowledge, skills and understanding in a broad range of complex technical activities in the field of human resource management, including ability to analyse contemporary and emerging issues in human resource management and adapting them to the changing realities of their work situations.
ii. To use appropriate skills, knowledge, techniques, models, and principles to perform the human resource processes of human resource planning and acquisition, training and development, performance and compensation management, and employment relations
iii. To apply appropriate human resource skills to improve organisational performance through planning and the design of effective organisational structure and work systems, staffing, designing appropriate reward and compensation schemes that will attract, motivate and retain potential members of the organisation.
iv. To facilitate the role of other managers in building an organisation-wide culture of excellence through effective motivation, leadership, teamwork, conflict management, creativity, innovation, and organisational commitment, and relating effectively and appropriately with others in the management team as well as subordinates.
v. To work independently and collectively to solve problems, and make strategic decisions relating to human resource management in their work places as  well as ability to apply knowledge and skills to conduct research in human resource management, championing organisational change and diversity, and advocating organisational learning.


First Semester:
– Management Processes and Functions
– Quantitative Methods
– Organisational Behaviour
– Strategic Management
– Nature of Human Resource Management
– Research Methodology

Second Semester:
– Human Resourcing Processes
–  Training and Development
– Performance and Compensation Management
– Labour Law
– Industrial Relations

Elective Courses (At least one)
– Labour Economics
– Management Information System
– Accounting for Decision-making

Admission Requirements

Either first degree or advanced diploma with at least a second class, or a first degree or advanced diploma (with a pass class), and a good postgraduate diploma in the related field from a recognized higher learning institution.

Application Process
Application Fees for Tanzanian Students: $22
Application Fees for International Students: $50

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 Master of Science in Human Resource Management include:
– Chief Learning Officer.
– Compensation & Benefits Manager.
– Compensation, Benefits & Job Analysis Specialist.
– HR Practice Leader.
– Human Resources Manager or Director.
– Industrial Relations Director.
– Labor Relations Consultant or Manager

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Tuition Fees for Tanzanian Students: $2,065
Tuition Fees for International Students: $2,389

Tuition Fee per year for Tanzanian Students = 4,800,000 TZS
Tuition Fee per year for International Students = 5,554,080 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 four instalments:

Relevant Contact

Dr. Grace K. Kazoba
Dean, Faculty of Economics and Management Science
Admissions Office
Responsible for Admissions Enquiries