Diploma in Insurance and Risk Management

  • Fee 900,000/=
  • Duration 3 Years(Form IV), 2 Years (Form VI)
  • Language English
  • Mode of Study Full Time
  • Intakes October and March Intake


Insurance and Risk Management diploma programme is designed to provide specialized training to investigate insurance claims, market and sell insurance products, manage risk in securities, banks and insurance underwriting. The programe has been developed specifically to prepare students fit variety of opportunities in the insurance field including vehicle insurance, marine insurance and risk management. This programme will provide opportunities to students to interact with industry professionals with direct industry work experience. Graduates of the diploma in Insurance and Risk Management program are prepared for engaging careers in a variety of fields in private and government sector.

What you'll study
Semester I
  • Basic Insurance Practice
  • Basic Short Term Insurance
  • Essentials of risk management
  • Basic Insurance Agency Management
  • Elements of Business Mathematics and Statistics
  • Elementary Business Communication

Semester II
  • Elements of Micro-Insurance
  • Basic Bancassurance Practice
  • Basic Health Insurance
  • Basic Insurance Regulation
  • Basic Computer Application
  • Elements of Commerce

Semester III
  • Fundamentals of Insurance
  • Fundamentals of Risk Management
  • Introduction to Mathematics and statistics
  • Communication skills and Office Practice
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Elements of Economics

Semester IV
  • Insurance Intermediary
  • Insurance Underwriting Process
  • Introduction to Long Term Insurance
  • Introduction to General Insurance
  • Introduction to Travel Insurance
  • Introduction to Computer Application
  • Practical Training

Semester V
  • Fundamentals of Management
  • Fundamentals of Business law
  • Customer Service in Insurance
  • Household Insurance
  • Principles of Motor Insurance
  • Insurance Underwriting Process

Semester VI
  • Insurance Claims Handling Process
  • Fundamentals of Health Insurance
  • Tanzania Insurance Market
  • Fundamental of Entrepreneurship
  • Insurance, Legal and Regulations
  • Principles of Banking operations

Entry Requirements

Form IV (3 Years Programme)

  • Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) with four (4) D passes and above in non-religious subjects or NVTA Level 3, or Any equivalent qualification.

Form VI (2 Years Programme)

  • Advanced Certificate of Secondary Examination (ACSEE) with One Principal Pass and One Subsidiary Pass
Careers and opportunities
  • Loss Control Specialist
  • Claims Adjuster, Examiners, and Investigators
  •  Risk Analyst, Manager
  • Underwriter

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