Ordinary Diploma in Insurance and Risk Management (ODIRM)
This qualification is intended for people who will be able to analyze, apply skills and knowledge in a wide range of activities in insurance market, provides services as middle level managers in an organisations.
At the end of the programme, the participants will be able to:
i. Apply the fundamental principles and practices relating to commercial general insurance.
ii. Design and develop simple Insurance Products
iii. Apply principles of management and entrepreneurial skills in Businesses
The programme runs for two (2) years where Ordinary Diploma in Insurance and Risk Management is awarded upon successfully completion of two National Technical Awards programmes at level 5 (NTA 5) and level 6 (NTA 6)
Tuition Fee Structure
i) For Tanzanians is Tshs. 1,200,000 payable in two installments.
ii) For Foreign Students is US$ 1,200 payable in two installments
Entry Requirement and Eligibility
Direct Entry: Holder of Form six certificates with at least a principal and a subsidiary pass (excluding religious subjects).
Equivalent qualification: A Form Four certificate with at least four passes (religious subjects not counted) and with NTA level 4 i.e. Basic Certificate from a recognized higher learning institution. For ODCS and ODIT, one of the passes at O – level must be in Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry.
Year I Semester I
|Subject Code||Subject Name|
|ECT05101||Elements Of Economics|
|GST05101||Introduction To Communication Skills|
|IRT05101||Introduction To Insurance|
|IRT05102||Introduction To Risk Management|
|IRT05103||Legal Aspects Of Insurance|
|MTT05101||Basic Mathematics And Statistics|
|AFT05201X||Introduction to Accounting I|
|IRT05202||Insurance Claims Procedures|
|IRT05203||Introduction To Theory And Practice Of Life Assurance|
|IRT05204||Introduction To General Insurance Business|
|ITT05207||Introduction To Computer Applications|
|IRT 05205||Field Practical Work|
|Year II Semester III|
|IRD06103||Motor Insurance Products|
|IRD06104||Operational Risk Management|
|GSD06101||Basic Communication Skills|
|MTD06103||Mathematics and Statistics|
|MSD06202||Field Work Report|
|IRD06202||Introduction to Health Insurance|
|IRD06203||Introduction to Marine and Aviation Insurance|
|MSD06201||Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship|
|MSD06202||Fundamentals of Management|
The holder of the qualification will be able to apply insurance and risk management knowledge and skills in a broad range of work activities, most of which are non−routine