Bachelor Degree in Accountancy with Information Technology (BA-IT)


The increasing digitalized world has changed the role of accountants due to technological advancements. This has enhanced the accountant’s ability to analyse and interpret data and making the acaccountant’s job a little easier. This course hinges on preparing graduates who can integrate traditional accounting principles with software and information systems to create a centralized entity’s financial data. This digitalization also simplifies the process of processing financial information. An information technology accountant will be able to work at a professional services firm, in the accounting department of a private company or in government & non-profit sector. The rapidly evolving relationship between accounting & information technology means accountants now need to understand how technology impacts business and how it can be used to improve operational efficiency, achieve regulatory compliance, support financial reporting & management & even increase revenues. They must also have an appreciation for how to capture & communicate technology needs for their business.

What you'll study

Semester 1

  • Business Mathematics - GSU07101
  • Business Law - GSU07102
  • Principles of Accounting - AFU07114
  • Principles of Computing Science - ITU07101
  • Introduction to Business Information System - ITU07103

Semester 2

  • Financial Accounting - AFU07202
  • Web development - ITU07201
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation - BMU07201
  • Quantitative Methods for Business Decisions - GSU07101
  • Operating Systems - ITU07202
  • Business Communication - GSU07205

Semester 1

  • Accounting Information Systems - AFU07304
  • Principles of Auditing - AFU07305
  • Principles of Economics - ECU08308
  • Database Principles - ITU07305
  • Financial Accounting - AFU07202

Semester 2

  • Financial Reporting - AFU07407
  • Cost Accounting - AFU07408
  • Public Sector Reporting - AFU07410
  • Research Methodology - GSU07406
  • Business Taxation - AFU07411
  • Practical Training Report - AFU07412

Semester 1

  • Advanced Financial Reporting - AFU08101
  • Management Accounting - AFU08112
  • Auditing and Assurance - AFU08102
  • IS Security and Risk Management - AFU08115
  • Strategic Business Management - GSU08201
  • Information Systems Management - ITU08117

Semester 2

  • Corporate Reporting - AFU08205
  • Systems Audit & Forensic - ITU08216
  • Performance Management - AFU082017
  • Advanced Business Taxation - AFU08212
  • Forensic Accounting and Auditing - AFU08217
  • International Finance - AFU08104

Entry Requirements

Form Six (VI)

  1. Two principal passes in the following subjects: History, Geography, Kiswahili, English Language, French, Arabic, Fine Art, Economics, Commerce, Accountancy, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Advanced Mathematics, Agriculture, Computer Science or Nutrition.
  2. If one of the principal passes is not in Advanced Mathematics an applicant must have at least a subsidiary pass or a minimum of “D”grade in Mathematics at O-Level.
  3. 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.


Diploma in Accounting, Business Administration, Procurement and Supplies Management, Information Technology, Computer Science, Economics or Banking and Finance with an average of “B’’ or a minimum GPA of 3.0 or Foundation Programme of the OUT with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

1,833,000 TZS

  • EAC Fee 700.00 USD
    SADC Fee 750 USD
    Other Fee 900.00 USD
  • Language English
  • Study Type Undergraduate
  • Level Bachelor Degree
  • Modes Apprenticeship, Full Time
  • Intakes October