Tanzania Institute of Accountancy-Mtwara

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School Category: Colleges

  • School Profile


    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.

    Mtwara is one of the southern regions of Tanzania which is bordered with Mozambique to the south and is formed by the Ruvuma River. To the west, Mtwara Region is bordered by the Ruvuma Region, to the North, by the Lindi Region, and to the East the region is bordered by the Indian Ocean. In Indian Ocean fishermen make their living on fishing from dugout canoes and dhows in the deep outer bay. The Region is accessible by Road, Air and Water.
    Development of the Mtwara Region has been improved by the completion of the Mkapa Bridge over the Rufiji River that can be crossed as one is heading to Mtwara from Dar es salaam. Mnazi Bay gas promises to provide reliable and adequate electricity for powering industrial and commercial activities (Industrial region).
    TIA-Mtwara campus is situated in Mtwara Region and is neighbouring to a famous old town known as Mikindani.

    Mikindani is a fascinating old town with winding streets and an interesting blend of thatched mud houses and coral houses influenced by Arabic architecture. The campus has a cool and pleasant sea breezed weather of     Dar es salaam and Zanzibar like, ideal for studies, residence and recreation in the Indian ocean shore.

  • Admissions

    Courses Offered

    NTA Level 4 Courses (One Year Course)

    • Basic Technician Certificate in Accountancy
    • Basic Technician Certificate in Procurement and Logistics Management
    • Basic Technician Certificate in Human Resource Management
    • Basic Technician Certificate in Business Administration

    NTA Level 5&6 Courses (Two Year Courses)

    • Diploma in Accountancy
    • Diploma in Procurement and Logistics Management
    • Diploma in Human Resource Management
    • Diploma in Business Administration

    Admission Criteria

     Minimum Entry qualifications:

    (a)For BASIC TECHNICIAN Certificate Course (NTA 4) :( one year)

    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

    (b)For Diploma Courses (NTA Level 5& 6): (Two years):

    (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