Bachelor of Science in Social Protection (BSc SP)
This qualification is intended to produce competent experts who will be able to provide services in a range of social protection issues, at higher levels of an organisation. The programme has been developed to produce responsible, creative, comprehensive graduates to deal with social policy administration, including social protection systems, social health financing systems/methods and other income security programmes designed to respond to the socio−economic demands of the nation.
The graduates of this programme will be competent and able to;
i. Design and implement viable and sustainable social protection systems.
ii. Plan and manage social protection schemes in the country and elsewhere.
iii. Evaluate, analyse and design sustainable social protection systems.
iv. Manage actuarial information systems, implement actuarial recommendations and facilitate actuarial valuation of a social protection system.
The Programme runs for three (3) years.
Tuition Fee Structure
i) For Tanzanians is Tshs. 1,500,000 payable in two installments.
ii) For Foreign Students is US$ 1,800 payable in two installments.
Entry Requirement and Eligibility
Direct Entry:Two principal passes at A-level
Equivalent qualification: Diploma in Social Protection, Accounting, Business Administration, Economics or Banking and Finance with an average of “B” or GPA of 3.0, and at least four passes (excluding religious subjects) at O-level.
Year I Semester I
|Subject Code||Subject Name|
|SPU07101||Principles of Social protection|
|GSU 07101||Communication Skills|
|SPU07202||Social Protection Laws|
|SPU07203||Social Risk Management|
|MSU07201||Principles of Management|
|ITU07205||Introduction to Computers|
|Year II Semester III|
|SPU07304||Poverty and Inequality|
|SPU07305||Health Insurance policy and planning|
|SPU07306||Principles of Demography|
|SPU07307||Computer Application (Social Protection Package)|
|SPU07308||Field Work Report|
|IRU 07304||Life Assurance (Elective)|
|ECU07303||Managerial Economics (Elective)|
|MSU07303||Principles of Marketing (Elective)|
|SPU07409||Social Protection Policy Design|
|SPU07410||Fundamentals of Actuarial Science|
|SPU07411||Economics of social insurance|
|MTU07401||Business Statistics II|
|AFU07401||Investment Analysis and Capital Markets (Elective)|
|IRU07402||Claims Management (Elective)|
|IRU07401||Insurance Underwriting (Elective)|
|Year III Semester V|
|SPU08501||Social Protection Administration|
|SPU08502||Actuarial Practice in Social Protection|
|SPU08505||Field Work Report|
|MSU08501||Strategic Management (Elective)|
|IRU08506||Alternative Risk Transfe (Elective)|
|SPU08606||Health Care Modelling & Financing|
|SPU08608||Social Protection Financing|
|SPU08609||Retirement Planning and Administration|
|MSU08602||Human Resources Management|
|ECU08608||Labour Economics (Elective)|
|SPU08610||Risk And Uncertainty ( Elective)|
The programme has been developed to produce responsible, creative, comprehensive graduates to deal with social policy administration, including social protection systems, social health financing systems/methods and other income security programmes designed to respond to the socio−economic demands of the nation.