Master of Science in Project Planning Management (MSc-PPM)

  • FeeTZS 4,395,000
  • LevelMaster Degree
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Duration 1 Year
  • Starting DateOctober, 2023


The programme focuses in producing experts who can initiate short term project and long term project in all spheres of projects and industries. It also empowers graduates to start and manage project of their own and meet stakeholders’ expectations. This program builds knowledge skills and competence in the planning, development and management of projects and programmes. It is designed to deepen a critical understanding of the strategies, processes, techniques, and issues involved in taking ideas for project development and turning them into practical realities with identifiable outcomes and benefits. This Master program provides an excellent basis for career enhancement or conversion for those with interest and experience in projects for development. 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. 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 contains the following modules and dissertation writing.

What you'll study
Semester I

  • Project Identification and planning Design
  • Project Research methods and statistics
  • Fundamentals of project management
  • Project Risk Planning Techniques
  • Project appraisal and selection management
Semester II

  • Project Asset and Audit management
  • Project Financial management and control
  • Project monitoring and Evaluation
  • Force Account and Public Sector Projects
  • Principles of Economics
  • ICT project Design and management
  • Dissertation
Entry Requirements

  1. At least a Second Class Degree of the Institute of Accountancy Arusha or an equivalent degree from a recognized higher learning Institution.
  2. 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.
  3. A candidate who holds a Pass Degree may also be considered for admission if:

                 i)His/her undergraduate performance in the proposed area of study was at least B grade

               ii)He/she scored B grade in the project work/research as one of the conditions for accomplishment of Bachelor  Degree.

  4. An applicant with a Postgraduate diploma in the respective field of study.
  5. Candidate with Second Class Advanced Diploma of Accountancy Arusha or from any other recognized higher learning Institution.