Bachelor of Banking and Finance (BBF)



This qualification is designed to produce competent personnel who will be able to apply knowledge and skills of banking and finance principles, in banking and financial services industries.

Programme Objectives

The holder of this qualification will be able to;

i. Evaluate risks and uncertainty as applied in banking and financial services industry and execute the principles and techniques of risk and treasury management.

ii. Plan and allocate resources for effective management of the functions of banks and other financial institutions.

iii. Responsibly perform his/her professional duties in an ethical manner.

iv. Evaluate and execute principles and techniques of international finance and banking operations, strategic planning and management.

Programme Duration

The Programme runs for three (3) years.

Tuition Fee Structure

i) For Tanzanians is Tshs. 1,500,000 payable in two installments.

ii) For Foreign Students is US$ 1,800 payable in two installments.

Entry Qualifications

Entry Requirement and Eligibility

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

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


Curriculum Structure

Year I  Semester I

Subject Code Subject Name
GSU 07103 Communication Skills
GSU 07102 Business Law I
MTU 07101  Business Mathematics
GSU 07101 Development Studies
ECU 07101 Micro Economics
AFU 07101 Principles of Accounting
Semester II  
BFU 07201 Principles of Banking
MTU 07201 Descriptive Statistics for Business
ITU 07205 Introduction to Computers
ECU 07201 Macro Economics
AFU 07202 Introduction to Financial Accounting
MSU 07201 Principles of Management
BF 07202 Fieldwork
Year II Semester III  
BFU 07303 Banking Operations
AFU 07304 Corporate Finance
BFU 07304 International Trade Finance
GSU 07304 Law Related to Banking
BFU 07305 Marketing of  Financial Services
ECU 07301 Managerial Economics (Elective)
BF 07306 Islamic Banking (Elective)
AFU 07410 Investment Analysis and Capital Markets (Elective)
Semester IV  
BFU 07406 Credit and Lending Decisions
BFU 07407 International Banking and Finance
BFU 07408 Bank Management
MGU 07402 Entrepreneurship
RM 741 Research Methodology
BFU 07409 Field work
AFU 07408 Financial Reporting (Elective)
MTU 07401 Business Statistics II
AFU 07411 Lease Financing (Elective)
Year III Semester V  
BFU 08501 Corporate Governance
AFU 08504 International Finance
BFU 08502 Risk Management
BFU 08503 Financial Markets and Institutions
BFU 08504 Money and Banking
ITU 08509 Electronic Business (Elective)
MSU08501 Strategic Management (Elective)
IRU 08502 Property and Pecuniary Insurance (Elective)
Semester VI  
IRU 08506 Bancassurance
AFU 08605 Financial Analysis and Project Management
AFU 08604 Treasury Management
BFU 08605 Microfinance
ECU 08604 Public Finance (Elective)
IRU 08612 Microinsurance (Elective)
SPU 08603 Social Protection Financing (Elective)


Carrier Opportunities

Bachelor of Banking and Finance (BBF) programme is geared towards producing  innovative and flexible graduates who can fit in modern banking and financial profession and orient themselves towards job creating mindset.