WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$645 /year
Applications Begin:June 2021
Final Award:Bachelor of Science in Social Protection
Start Date:October 2021
Academic Unit:Faculty of Insurance and Social Protection
Campus:Main Campus
Application Deadline: September 2021
Programme Overview

This qualification is intended to produce competent experts who will be able to provide services in a range of social protection issues, at higher levels of an organisation. The programme has been developed to produce responsible, creative, comprehensive graduates to deal with social policy administration, including social protection systems, social health financing systems/methods and other income security programmes designed to respond to the socio−economic demands of the nation.

Programme Objectives
The graduates of this programme will be competent and able to;
i. Design and implement viable and sustainable social protection systems.
ii. Plan and manage social protection schemes in the country and elsewhere.
iii. Evaluate, analyse and design sustainable social protection systems.
iv. Manage actuarial information systems, implement actuarial recommendations and facilitate actuarial valuation of a social protection system.


First Semester:
– Principles of Social protection
– Micro-Economics
– Business Mathematics
– Communication Skills
– Development Studies
– Business Law

Second Semester:
– Social Protection Laws
– Macroeconomics
– Business Statistics
– Social Risk Management
– Principles of Management
– Introduction to Computers

First Semester:
– Poverty and Inequality
– Health Insurance policy and planning
– Principles of Demography
– Computer Application (Social Protection Package)
– Corporate Finance
– Field Work Report
– Life Assurance (Elective)
– Managerial Economics (Elective)
– Principles of Marketing (Elective)

Second Semester:
– Social Protection Policy Design
– Fundamentals of Actuarial Science
– Economics of social insurance
– Research Methodology
– Business Statistics II
– Investment Analysis and Capital Markets (Elective)
– Claims Management (Elective)
– Insurance Underwriting (Elective)

First Semester:
– Social Protection Administration
– Actuarial Practice in Social Protection
– Public Policy
– Labour Laws
– Public Finance
– Field Work Report
– Entrepreneurship (Elective)
– Strategic Management (Elective)
– Alternative Risk Transfe (Elective)

Second Semester: 
– Health Care Modelling & Financing
– Social Budgeting
– Social Protection Financing
– Retirement Planning and Administration
– Human Resources Management
– Labour Economics (Elective)
– Risk And Uncertainty ( Elective)
– Micro-Insurance (Elective)

Admission Requirements

Direct Entry:
Two principal passes at A-level

Equivalent qualification:
Diploma in Social Protection, Accounting, Business Administration, Economics or Banking and Finance with an average of “B” or GPA of 3.0, and at least four passes (excluding religious subjects) at O-level.

Application Process
Application Fees for Tanzanian Students: $4
Application Fees for International Students: $4

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 Bachelor of Science in Social Protection include:
– Behavioral Management Aide
– Case Management Aide
– Community Outreach Worker
– Juvenile court Liaison
– Probation officer
– Rehabilitation Case Worker
– Eligibility Worker
– Human Services Specialist

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Tuition Fees for Tanzanian Students: $645
Tuition Fees for International Students: $1,792

Tuition Fee per year for Tanzanian Students = 1,500,000 TZS
Tuition Fee per year for International Students = 4,165,560 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 two instalments:
**First Instalment = 60 percent
**Second Instalment = 40 percent

Relevant Contact

K Mashaushi
Dean, Faculty of Insurance and Social Protection
Admissions Office
Responsible for Admissions Enquiries