Tanzania Institute of Accountancy-Mbeya

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School Category: Colleges and Universities

  • School Profile

    Establishment

    Tanzania Institute of Accountancy (TIA) was established as a Government Executive Agency under the Ministry of Finance in accordance with the Executive Agencies Act No. 30 of 1997. On 1st July 2002 the establishment Act mandated it to provide education in Accountancy, Procurement and Logistics, Research and Consultancy activities and other business related academic fields.

    TIA is accredited by the National Accreditation Council for Technical Education (NACTE) as an Institution of Higher Learning, registered by NBAA and PSPTB to offer training or conduct programmes in the fields of accountancy, procurement and logistics Management and other business related fields.

    Mbeya is one of the six campuses of TIA. The campus is found in Mbeya region which is part of southern highlands of Tanzania. The campus is found at the centre of MBEYA City, at the junction of Zambia/Airport Road. It is off course found adjacent to Mbeya Airport (Old Airport).

    – The distance from Dar es Salaam to MBEYA stands at 850 km.
    – The distance from MBEYA to Tunduma (the boarder of Tanzania/ Zambia stand at 98 Km.
    – It is approximately 100km from MBEYA to Tanzania/Malawi border

    The Region has one of the most pleasant weather, ideal for studies and residences. It mostly resembles to the Europe weather.

    The campus is accessible by all major means of transport. I.e. Road, railway, Airport. The main road to Zambia passes near the campus gates (entrances), TAZARA railway line only passes in about four (4) kilometres from the campus. It is also about 15 km from Songwe International Airport.

  • Admissions
    Admissions:
    Courses Offered
    NTA Level 4 Courses (One Year Course)
    The following courses are offered in both Full Time and Evening Classes
    • Basic Technician Certificate in Accountancy(BCA FT&EV)
    • Basic Technician Certificate in Procurement and Logistics Management(BCPLM FT&EV)
    • Basic Technician Certificate in Marketing and Public Relations(BTCMPR FT&EV)
    • Basic Technician Certificate in Public Sector Accounting and Finance(BTCPSAF FT&EV)
    Admission Criteria
    Minimum Entry qualifications:
    1. At least Four passes of grade “D” in relevant subjects excluding Religious subjects or above in the Ordinary Certificate of Secondary Education. OR
    2. National Vocational Award LEVEL 2 accompanied with at least two passes at Ordinary Certificate of Secondary Education
    NTA Level 5&6 Courses (Two Year Courses)
    The following courses are offered in both Full Time and Evening Classes
    • Diploma in Accountancy(DA FT&EV)
    • Diploma in Procurement and Logistics Management(DPLM FT&EV)
    • Diploma in Marketing and Public Relations(DMPR FT&EV)
    • Diploma in Public Sector Accounting and Finance(DPSAF FT&EV)
    Admission Criteria
    Minimum Entry qualifications:
    (i) Basic Technician Certificate in related programmes accompanied with at least four passes at Ordinary Certificate of Secondary   Education (CSEE). Certificates from other institutes will be evaluated by the institute
     (ii) Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education with at least one principle and one subsidiary in relevant subjects excluding Religious Subjects.
    (iii) National Vocational Award LEVEL 3 accompanied with at least two passes at Ordinary Certificate of Secondary Education
    Bachelor Degree Courses (Three Years Courses)
    The following courses are offered in both Full Time and Evening Classes
    • Bachelor Degree in Accounting(BAC FT&EV)
    • Bachelor Degree in Procurement and Logistics Management(BPLM  FT&EV)
    • Bachelor Degree in Marketing and Public Relations(BMPR FT&EV)
    • Bachelor Degree in Public Sector Accounting and Finance(BPSAF FT&EV)
    Admission Criteria
    Minimum Entry qualifications:
    1. Two principal passes with a total of 4.0 points from two subjects where A=5,B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1 for applicants who completed A- Level studies before 2014 and from 2016 or Where A=5, B+=4,B=3,C=2,D=1 for candidates who completed A-Level studies in 2014 and 2015
    2. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) qualifications with B+ grade where A=75-100, B+=65- 74, B=50-64, C=40-49, F=0-38
    3. Equivalent qualification At least four O’-Level passes (D’s and above) or NVA Level III with at least two O’ Level passes or equivalent foreign qualifications as established by NECTA or VETA together with one of the following
    4. At least a GPA of 3.0 for Ordinary Diploma (NTA Level 6)
    5. Average of C for Full Technician Certificate (FTC) where A=5, B=4, C=3 and D=2 points
    iii. Average of B Grade for Diploma in Teacher Education
    1. Average of B Grade for Health –related awards such as Clinical Medicine
    2. A Distinction for unclassified diplomas
    3. Upper second Class for classified non NTA diplomas
    Postgraduate Courses (One Year Courses)
    The following courses are offered in both Full Time and Evening Classes
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Procurement and Logistics Management
    Admission Criteria
     Minimum Entry qualifications:
    (i) Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma in Accountancy or Procurement from any reputable institution
    OR
    (ii) NBAA CPA Intermediate Stage
    OR
    (iii) PSPTB CPSP Intermediate stage