BACHELOR OF ARTS IN PROJECT PLANNING MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Bachelor of Arts in Project Planning, Management, and Community Development (BA PPM & CD) aims to train high-quality transformative community leaders and practitioners who will demonstrate skills, attitude and capacity to address community development issues that empower individuals for a quality living. It carters for people who strive to lead others towards sustainable development through application of holistic approaches to help build participatory and inclusive communities both in Tanzania and internationally.
What and how will you learn?
Students shall obtain advanced knowledge of theory and practice as well as develop critical minds of central issues in the field of Project Planning, Management and community development.
Learning shall be in the form of lectures, class assignments, presentations, field practical training, etc.
Direct entry qualifications
Two principal passes in the following subjects at A-level: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, Economics, Commerce, Accountancy, Advanced Mathematics, Agriculture, History, Computer Science or Nutrition.
Equivalent entry qualifications
Diploma in Commerce, Taxation, Customs and Tax Management, Statistics, Banking and Finance, Financial Administration, Government Accounting and Finance, Public Sector Finance Management, Diploma in Development Planning, Accountancy, Business Administration, Marketing Management, Local Government Accounting and Finance, Procurement and Supply, Cooperative Management and Accounting, Public Sector Financial Management, Development Administration and Management, Development Economics, Public Policy and Planning, Agriculture Economics, Education, Development Planning, Environment Planning, Investment Planning, Community Development, Local Government Administration, Human Resource Management, Business Planning, Land Use Planning, Cartography, Project Training, Law, Gender and Development, Economic Planning, Health Science, Social Welfare, Wild Life Management, Urban Planning, Cooperative Management and Accounting with an average of “B’’ or a minimum GPA of 3.0. In addition, an applicant must have four passes at O-level including mathematics.
Our graduates from this degree programme are very competitive in the labour market related to project appraisal, planning, management, monitoring and evaluation. Most of them find good positions in the Government, NGOs as well as private institutions where they work as Developmental project planners, project Consultants, Community Development personnel, Project managers, Researchers, etc. Some continue into graduate degree and receive their Masters and PhDs and enter the academic career path.