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Degree Programmes

Bachelor of Public Administration


The Bachelor of Public Administration programme aims at improving and imparting intermediate knowledge, skills and positive attributes in public administration to candidates so that at the end of the course, they will be able to effectively carryout public administration duties in their organizations.


Further the program provides opportunity for graduates who may wish to enroll for further studies to Masters in Public Administration or other post graduate programmes.


The Bachelor of Public Administration programme is offered in the evenings from 5:00pm - 10:00pm. Classes run for two to three weeks in every two and a half to three months.


Programme Venues

The evening class MBA in Transport Economics and Logistics Management is offered in the ESAMI member countries in the following venues:- Arusha, Dar es Salaam and Mwanza, Tanzania; Nairobi, Kenya; Kampala, Uganda; Lusaka, Zambia; Lilongwe and Blantyre, Malawi; Harare, Zimbabwe; Windhoek and Oshakati in Namibia; Mbabane, Swaziland; Maputo, Mozambique and Mahe, Seychelles.


Fees Structure

Total fees for the 3-year bachelor’s degree programme is US$5,500. Advance payments are made annually or per semester by arrangement. The fees cover tuition and limited materials. It does not include textbooks among other exclusions.


Admission Criteria

Candidates eligible for Bachelors programmes must possess the following qualifications:

  • At least A’ Level or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution

  • Possession of ordinary diploma (NTA Level 6) from a recognized institution

  • Ability to speak and write English clearly


Application procedures

The candidate must submit an application from with the following:

  • Certified copies of academic certificates and transcript (statement of results)

  • Current curriculum vitae

  • A letter of recommendation from current employer or sponsor or from a person who is in a position to judge the candidate’s ability

  • A non-refundable processing fee of US$20.

All documents accompanying the application must be in English


Modules for Year 1 & 2

  • GMU07204 Introduction to Business Planning

  • ITU07113 ICT Principles and Techniques

  • GMU07214 Principles of Business Communication

  • RMU07415 Research Methods and Techniques

  • FMU07301 Public Sector Financial Accounting

  • FMU07302 Public Sector Budgeting

  • FMU07303 Public Sector Management Accounting and Control

  • HRU07205 Human Resource Planning Techniques

  • HRU07206 Human Resources Development

  • HRU07207 Human Resource Reward Management

  • HRU07208 Human Resource Information System

  • HRU07209 Human Resource Policies

  • PAU07110 Principles of Public Administration

  • PAU07111 Principles of Administrative Law

  • PAU07112 Principles of Law of Contract

  • PAU07116 E-Government Principles

  • PAU07117 Principles of Code of Conduct

  • FMU07318 Principles of Prevention, Detection and Analysis of Fraud

  • PAU07419 Principles and Techniques of Anti-Corruption

  • GMU07420 Disaster Management

  • EMU07421 Environmental Management

  • RMU07422 Field Practical

Modules for Year 3

  • PMU08107 Project Planning and Implementation

  • PMU08108 Project Monitoring and Evaluation

  • RMU08110 Research Design

  • RMU08111 Conducting Surveys

  • RMU08112 Conducting Evaluation Research

  • RMU08102 Human Resource Policy Formulation, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation

  • HRU08102 Strategic Human Resource Management

  • FMU08103 Public Accounting and Finance

  • FMU08104 Public Budget Management

  • FMU08105 Public Procurement Management

  • FMU08106 Asset Management

  • PAU08209 E-Government

  • RMU08213 Field Practical



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