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

This qualification intends to equip students with the ability to analyse, evaluate, implement and monitor taxation policies.

Programme Objectives
The graduates from this programme will be competent and able to;
i. Understand and apply taxation knowledge and skills relating to tax audit and investigation techniques
ii. Assist the government, public and private sectors in obtaining qualified personnel to build their confidence in financial and socio−economic aspects of taxation
iii. Assess and administer both direct and indirect taxation


First Semester:
– Communication skills
– Development Studies
– Business Mathematics
– Micro economics
– Business law
– Principles of Accounting

Second Semester:
– Taxation Theories
– Business Statistics I
– Introduction to Computers
– Introduction to Financial Accounting
– Income Taxation I
– Macro economics
– Field work

First Semester:
– Intermediate Financial Accounting
– Income Taxation II
– Indirect Taxation I
– Corporate finance
– Economics of Taxation
– Managerial Economics (Elective)
– Principles of Management (Elective)

Second Semester:
– Indirect Taxation Laws II
– Income Taxation laws II
– Research Methodology
– Business Statistics II
– Financial Reporting
– Field Practical Work
– Credit and Lending (Elective)
– Cost Accounting (Elective)

First Semester:
– Tax Appeals Laws and Procedures
– Indirect Taxation III
– Public Finance
– Auditing and Assurance Services
– Entrepreneurship
– Electronic Business (Elective)
– Operational research (Elective)
– Strategic management (Elective)

Second Semester:
– Tax Procedures
– International Taxation
– Tax Audit and Investigation
– Tax Analysis and Revenue Forecasting
– Local Government Tax Administration
– Project Management (Elective)
– Business Innovation and Planning (Elective)

Admission Requirements

Direct Entry:
Two principal passes at A-level. Those without a principal pass or subsidiary pass in Mathematics must have a credit at O-level.

Equivalent qualification:
Diploma in Tax Management, Accounting, Business Administration, Procurement and Supplies Management, Economics or Banking and Finance 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 Taxation include:
– Accountant
– Tax Policy Analyst
– Financial Analyst
– Internal Auditors
– External Auditors
– Employment Tax Specialist
– Personal Finance Consultant

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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

Euseby John
Head of Department Tax Management
Admissions Office
Responsible for Admissions Enquiries