Masters of Science (MSc) in Accounting and Finance


Programme Objectives

The programme equips candidates with the skills necessarily to

i. Analyse and apply accounting theories, principles, standards and knowledge to prepare financial reports for internal and external use.

ii. Analyse and apply auditing principles, theories, practices and knowledge to prepare audit reports for private and public sectors.

iii. Assess, evaluate, raise and manage sources of funds and investments in local and international context.

iv. Collect, preserve, communicate and use various models and methods to solve practical problems in accounting and finance.

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

Entry Requirement and Eligibility

Either first degree or advanced diploma with at least a second class, or a first degree or advanced diploma (with a pass class), and a good postgraduate diploma in the related field from a recognized higher learning institution.


Programme Structure

Semester I

Subject Code Subject Name
MT09104 Quantitative Techniques for Finance
AF09102 Advanced Financial Reporting
AF09103 Advanced Corporate Finance
AF09104 Accounting for Public Sectors
AF09110 Advanced Investment Analysis
  Elective Modules (Select one)
AF09107 Business Analysis and Valuation
MS09104 Strategic Management
Semester II  
MS09201 Business Research Methodology
AF09204 Advanced Auditing and Assurance Services
AF09203 International Financial Management
AF09205 Advanced Management Accounting
AF09202 Advanced Portfolio Management
AF09210 Case Studies in Corporate Finance
Semester III  
AF09215 Dissertation


Carrier Opportunities

The Master of Science in Accounting and Finance at NTA level 9 is geared towards producing competent graduates with master’s degree in accounting and finance who will work in managerial level in the field of accounting and finance both in public and private sectors.

The programme aims to cater for the current demand at postgraduate level in the field of Accounting and Finance and the need for advanced capabilities of analysing the corporate challenges and opportunities that lie ahead in the East African Region and Global financial environment