Bachelor of Procurement and Logistics Management

Course Overview

There are a lot of challenges faced by the business world in managing both effective procurement, and logistics processes. This programme targets individuals who are willing to acquire competencies in procurement and in developing and executing plans on the flows of goods, information, and human resources in an effective and efficient manner. This programme provides an opportunity to interact with the best procurement, and logistics management faculty in understanding and intertwining essential disciplines such as inventory management, procurement management, physical distribution management, warehouse management, supply chain management, production, and operations management, and logistics management; and thereafter suggest the best strategies in addressing procurement and logistics challenges. We adopt a competency-based training approach in fulfilling your needs

This course is accredited by the Procurement and Supplies Professionals and Technicians Board (PSPTB)-Tanzania.

Procurement and Supplies Professionals and Technicians Board accreditation exempts graduates from specific professional examinations.

What you'll study

Semester I

    • Business Computer Applications
    • Business Mathematics
    • Business Communication
    • Introductory Accounting
    • Physical Distribution Management
    • Procurement Management

Semester II

    • Business Statistics
    • Development Perspectives
    • Economics
    • Business Laws
    • Financial Management
    • Inventory Management
    • Warehouse Management

Semester III

    • Research Methodology
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Management Information Systems
    • Cost Accounting
    • Fundamentals of Marketing
    • Public Procurement I

Semester IV

    • Operations Research
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Industrial Practical Training
    • Public Procurement II
    • Business Ethics and Governance

Semester V

    • Organizational Behavior
    • International Logistics and Transport
    • Negotiation Skills
    • Procurement Contracts Management
    • Human Resource Management

Semester VI

    • Strategic Procurement and Supply Chain Management
    • Strategic logistics Management
    • Procurement and Supplies Audit
    • Fundamentals of e- Procurement
    •  Production and Operations Management
Entry Requirements

Lower Second Class Diploma with a GPA of 3.0  in Finance and Banking or  Economics and Finance, or Business Management or Procurement and Logistics Management or  Accountancy, Procurement and Supplies, Postal and Customs Logistics, Clearing and Forwaring, Laws, Taxation, Tourism and Hospitality , Marketing and Public Relations, Human Resources, Public Admnistrations or any related qualification or Foundation Programme of the OUT with a minimum GPA of 3.0. OR

Form VI with two principal passes in Economics, Accountancy, Commerce, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Agriculture, Geography , History, English Language or Mathematics. The two principal passes MUST make an aggregate of 4.0 points as a minimum or Foundation Programme of the OUT with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

What you'll experience

On this Procurement and Logistics Management course, you'll:

  • Be taught by professionally qualified staff who have industry experience and expert academic researchers
  • Tailor your studies to focus on the aspects of procurement and logistics management that interest you most and match your career ambitions
  • Be exempted from procurement and supplies professional body examinations (for example, CPSP) when you complete certain levels successfully
  • Use the Institute’s Business Start-up Centre to incubate your business idea as prior preparation to become future employer rather than employee
  • Apply the concepts and skills you learn to real scenarios

Careers and opportunities

Our graduates now work in roles including:

  • Procurement officers, Managers and Directors
  • Supplies Officers
  • Warehouse Officers and Managers
  • Stock Verifiers
  • Procurement and Supplies Consultants
  • Procurement and Supplies Auditors
  • Business men and women

Teaching methods

Teaching methods on this course include:

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Field work
  • Study tours
  • Practical work

How you're assessed

You’ll be assessed through:

  • Written exams
  • Mini projects
  • Presentations
  • Case studies
  • Technical reports and logbooks
  • Group assignments
  • Individual assignments

Course costs


Registration (IAA)


Examination (IAA)


Application Form (IAA)


Wear and tear




Computer Lab Fee Non-Computer Programme


How to Apply

Institute of Accountancy Arusha admission cycles are normally guided by two regulatory authorities that is The National Council for Technical Education (NACTE) and the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU). If you apply to IAA, you will be following provisions as set forth by the mentioned authorities.

Different programmes have different entry requirements. You can visit our programme page to see entry requirement for different programmes or be sure to read thoroughly the TCU admission guide book and the NACTE admission guide book.

We consider each applicant and put enormous care into evaluating every application. We hope you will explore the information in this section to understand what we look for in our admissions process.

  • Fee 1,500,000/=
  • Duration 3 Years
  • Language English
  • Mode of Study
  • Intakes