Masters of Science in Information Technology and Management (MSc IT & Management)


MSc Information Technology and Management (MSc IT & Management) degree is a collaborative programme run jointly by the Avinashilingam University of India and the Institute of Finance Management (IFM), Tanzania.

Programme Objective

The programme aims at providing students with sound knowledge and combined skills of Management, Software and Networking Technologies. The programme is tailor-made on request of various information technology (IT) organisations.

Programme Duration

The programme run during the evening and it is for two (2) years.

Tuition Fee Structure

i) For Tanzanians is US $ 5,000 payable in four installments; US $ 1250 per installment.

ii) For Foreign Students is US $ 6,600 payable in four Installments; @ US $ 1,650 per installment.

Entry Qualifications

Entry Requirement and Eligibility

Bachelor degree or Advanced Diploma (at least 3 years duration) in any formal science related field of study with at least second class, OR a good postgraduate diploma in the related field from an accredited higher learning institution. Applications are invited from Tanzanian and Foreign applicants


Scheme of Instruction and Examination (Semester Pattern)

Semester I  

Subject Code  Subject Name
17MIMC01 Integrated Management Principles and Practices
17MIMC02 ICT Business Process and Policies
17MIMC03 Research Methodology and Statistical
17MIMC04 System Analysis and Design
17MIMC05 Object Oriented Programming Lab (C++ and Java)
17MIMC06 Research conceptualization
Semester II  
17MIMC07 Entrepreneurship and innovation Management
17MIMC08 MIS Modeling and Project Management
17MIMC09 Information Security and Audit Control
17MIMC10 Accounting and Finance for Managers
17MIMC11 Relational Database Management Systems Lab (Oracle)
17MIMC12 Mini Project
Semester III  
17MIMC13 Customer Relationship Management
17MIMC14 Enterprise Resource Planning
17MIMC15 Systems and Network Administration Lab (Linux)
17MIMC16 Project
Semester IV  
17MIMC17 Total Quality Management
17MIMC18 Business Intelligence and Analytics
17MIMC19 E-Business
17MIMC20 Corporate Governance (Case study oriented and self study course)


Carrier Opportunities

The programme develops professionals suited for the top positions in the IT management field. The degree meets the needs of the modern management-level technology professional responsible for the planning, budgeting, design, integration and deployment of strategic enterprise technologies and programs that contribute to the business organization's success.