Postgraduate Diploma in Insurance and Risk Management (PGDIRM)

Introduction

Programme Objectives

The programme is designed to provide students with a firm understanding of general principles as well familiarity with methods used by organisations and individual to manage risks whose outcomes cannot be forecasted exactly, i.e., measures taken to reduce the risk of damage to physical assets, exposure to legal liability, or injury to employees or customers

Programme Duration

The Programme runs for 18 Months.

Tuition Fee Structure

i) For Tanzanians is 2,000,000 .

ii) For Foreign Students is US$ 1,000 

Entry Qualifications

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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.

Modules

Programme Structure

Semester I

Subject Code Subject Name
PIR524 Theory of Risk and Insurance Markets
CI400D Quantitative Technique for Business 1
DI400D Risk Management
PIR527 Life insurance and Pension Management
CC400D Research Methodology
  Elective Modules 
FB400D Corporate Finance
PIR512 Sociology
AC405D Accounting for Managers
  Semester II
PIR501 General Insurance
PIR503 Insurance law and Regulation
CC406D Strategic Management
PIR525 Liability Insurance
PIR523 Actuarial studies: Practice & Analysis
CC408D Research Paper Project
  Elective Modules (At least one)
PIR500 Property and Causality Insurance
PIR504 Motor Insurance
PIR505 Marine Insurance
PIR528 Reinsurance
PIR529 Life and Health Insurance

Careers

Carrier Opportunities

The programme is designed to provide students with a firm understanding of general principles as well familiarity with methods used by organisations and individual to manage risks whose outcomes cannot be forecasted exactly, i.e., measures taken to reduce the risk of damage to physical assets, exposure to legal liability, or injury to employees or customers.