Bachelor of Science in Social Protection (BSc SP)

Introduction

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.

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 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.

Modules

Curriculum Structure

Year I  Semester I

Subject Code Subject Name
SPU07101 Principles of Social protection
ECU07101 Micro-Economics
MTU07101 Business Mathematics
GSU 07101 Communication Skills
GSU07102 Development Studies
GSU07103 Business Law
Semester II  
SPU07202 Social Protection Laws
ECU07202 Macroeconomics
MTU07203 Business Statistics
SPU07203 Social Risk Management
MSU07201 Principles of Management
ITU07205 Introduction to Computers
Year II Semester III  
SPU07304 Poverty and Inequality
SPU07305 Health Insurance policy and planning
SPU07306 Principles of Demography
SPU07307 Computer Application (Social Protection Package)
AFU07304 Corporate Finance
SPU07308 Field Work Report
IRU 07304 Life Assurance (Elective)
ECU07303 Managerial Economics (Elective)
MSU07303 Principles of Marketing (Elective)
Semester IV  
SPU07409 Social Protection Policy Design
SPU07410 Fundamentals of Actuarial Science
SPU07411 Economics of social insurance
MSU07401 Research Methodology
MTU07401 Business Statistics II
AFU07401 Investment Analysis and Capital Markets (Elective)
IRU07402 Claims Management (Elective)
IRU07401 Insurance Underwriting (Elective)
Year III Semester V  
SPU08501 Social Protection Administration
SPU08502 Actuarial Practice in Social Protection
SPU08503 Public Policy
SPU08504 Labour Laws
ECU08504 Public Finance
SPU08505 Field Work Report
MSU08502 Entrepreneurship (Elective)
MSU08501 Strategic Management (Elective)
IRU08506 Alternative Risk Transfe (Elective)
Semester VI  
SPU08606 Health Care Modelling & Financing
SPU08607 Social Budgeting
SPU08608 Social Protection Financing
SPU08609 Retirement Planning and Administration
MSU08602 Human Resources Management
ECU08608 Labour Economics (Elective)
SPU08610 Risk And Uncertainty ( Elective)
IRU08613 Micro-Insurance (Elective)

Careers

Carrier Opportunities

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.