Masters in Business Administration

Course Overview

This program is geared towards producing competent graduates imparted with knowledge, skills and experiences for application in policy marking and decision making in managerial level in the ring of Business Administration.

The Master of Business Administration programme aims to develop an understanding and critical appreciation of the theories, tools and techniques of leadership and management that will enable graduates to more effectively participate in leading organizational change. In doing so, the programme seeks to improve the quality of management as a profession. It is expected that the candidates graduating with Master of Business Administration programme will be able to use their theoretical knowledge in combination with practical skills, experience and competence to solve the real life problems and in that way meet industrial and societal needs. This programme targets managers in middle and senior level position or ordinary employees at both private and public entities.

The programme is flexible and convenient as it considers for employees working in the private and public sector due to the Blended Learning Model (BLM). With BLM approach, the students who are not able to attend physical classes can choose to learn and accomplish all assignments through online essentials like Moodle and zoom for 16 weeks. The students who opt for BLM; it requires them to appear physically at the campus during class tests, final exams, research proposal and dissertation presentations. This programme has the following modules listed below and Dissertation.


What you'll study

Semester I

    • Business Research Methods
    • Organization Behavior and Human Resources Management
    • Marketing Management
    • Managerial Finance
    • Operation Management

Semester II

    • Strategic Management
    • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
    • Corporate Law and Governance
    • Managerial Economics
    • Project Management
Entry Requirements

  • At least a Second-Class Degree of the Institute of Accountancy Arusha or an equivalent degree from a recognized higher learning Institution.
  • Candidates with unclassified degree (e.g. M.D.) Shall have at least a B grade average in the subject of the intended Master?s Programme.
  • A Candidate who holds a Pass Degree may also be considered for admission if: His/her undergraduate performance in the proposed area of study was at least B grade and He/she scored B grade in the project work/research as one of the conditions for accomplishment of Bachelor Degree.
  • An applicant with a Postgraduate diploma in the respective field of study.
  • Candidate with Second Class Advanced Diploma of Accountancy Arusha or from any other recognized higher learning Institution.

Careers and opportunities

Successful completion of this course will enhance your career prospects as; 

  • Marketing manager.
  • Management consultant.
  • Financial manager.
  • Business operations manager.

Teaching methods

The programme is delivered through a physical class session and blended mode which allowing you to fit your studies around other commitments. A wide variety of resources is made available via the online study platforms, including: lecture notes, videos,specialist resources from the IAA library and discussion forums.

Module lectures will be available to address your questions and offer guidance relating your studies. 


How you're assessed

This program will be assessed by written coursework and a dissertation


  • Fee 4,440,000/=
  • Duration 1 year
  • Language English
  • Mode of Study Face to Face and Blended mode
  • Intakes September & March