Master of Science in Social Protection Policy and Development (MSc. SPPD)

Introduction

Programme Objectives

The Master of Science in Social Protection Policy and Development (MSc. SPP) degree offered by the Institute of Finance Management (IFM), is a one year programme enabling graduates become competent strategic managers in the field of social protection policy and development. At the end of the programme the graduates will have the ability to:

(i) Evaluate appropriate institutional determinants for the design of social protection policies and reforms,

(ii) Analyze the public-social expenditure and revenues and apply skills in public finance and financial management in governing social protection institutions,

(iii) Apply actuarial aspects and quantitative methods in modeling, designing and implementing various social protection programmes,

(iv) Apply legal, administrative and public policy making skills in governing social protection institutions,

(v) Use research skills to solve social issues related to gender, child protection and disability in Tanzania, and

(vi) Design feasible micro-insurance instruments for managing socio-economic risks.

Programme Duration

The Programme runs for 18 Months.

Tuition Fee Structure

i) For Tanzanians is 4,800,000 payable in four installments.

ii) For Foreign Students is US$2,400 payable in four Installments.

Entry Qualifications

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Entry Requirement and Eligibility

The minimum entry qualifications for the Master of Science in Social Protection Programme will include any of the following;

i) A Bachelor Degree in any field attained at NTA Level 8 or from a recognized university, with at least a Lower Second Class.

Modules

Programme Structure

Semester I

Subject Code Subject Name
SPG09101 Public Policy Making
SPG 09102 Public Finance
SPG 09103 Comparative Social Policy Analysis
SPG09104 Social Protection Laws and Labour administration
SPG09105 Financing Social Protection
MTG0911 Quantitative Methods
  Semester II
SPG09207 Social Protection Governance
SPG 09208 Health Care Modelling and Financing
SPG09209 Actuarial Practices in Social Protection
SPG09210 Social Budgeting
MSG09201 Research Methodology
SPG09213 Dissertation
  Elective Modules 
SPG09211 Social Policy Administration
SPG09212 Gender, Child Protection and Disability Perspectives in Social Protection
IRG09201 Micro-Insurance

Careers

Carrier Opportunities

The Master of Science in Social Protection Policy and Development (MSc. SPP) degree offered by the Institute of Finance Management (IFM), is a one year programme enabling graduates become competent strategic managers in the field of social protection policy and development