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The programme aim to enable student to acquire relevant knowledge and skills for making better financial decisions that will be in the best interest of their businesses, organizations and the country’s economy at large. Graduates are expected to be able to apply such knowledge and skills in public and private sector organizations. It is also designed in a way that will earn graduates some exemptions on the professional examinations.

Upon completion and passing all courses and field practical, a student will be awarded a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting degree of the Open University of Tanzania.

The course shall be completed in three years in all modes. However a student can extend to a maximum of eight years for a distance mode.

The programme structure has three levels. Each level is equivalent to two academic years, assuming an average learner. Details of the courses in each level are provided in the table below

Level One
CodeCourse TitleView/Download outline
OCP 100Introduction To Computer 
ODS 101AConcepts And Theories Of Social Development 
ODS 101CPolitical And Social Development In Africa 
OFC 017Communication Skills 
OLG 111Principles Of HRM And Administrations 
OAF 111Principles Of Accounting 
OAF 112Business Mathematics And Statistics 
OAF 121Finance I 
Level Two
OME 212Business Environment And Strategies 
OME 213Principle Of Economics 
OLG 221Business Research Methods & Philosophy 
OLG 222Business Law And Ethics 
OME 312Entrepreneurship And Business Planning 
OAF 211Intermediate Accounting 
Level Three
OAF 221Management And Cost Accounting 
OAF 311Advanced Accounting 
OAF 312Auditing 
OAF 321Taxation And Public Finance 
OAF 322International Finance 
OBM 399Field Practice