Masters of Arts in Economics

Duration: 2 years

Semesters: 4

The program is to enable candidates to understand, analyze and apply advanced micro and macro-economic theories in the current environment that will enable them to meet the global economic challenges.

Modules

- Quantitative Techniques for Finance
- Corporate Finance
- Business Analysis and Valuation
- Financial Markets and Institutions
- Financial Risk Management

- Research Methods for Finance
- Institutional Investment
- Investment and Portfolio Management
- Behavioural Finance
- Elective Module
- MSc-FI Dissertation

 Elective Modules – choose one
- Emerging Financial Markets
- Project Management
- Corporate Governance and Ethics

Minimum Entry Qualifications:

i. Advanced Diploma in a related field from a recognized higher learning institution with a minimum GPA of 3.5 (on a 5-point scale) and above
OR
ii. Bachelor degree in a related field from a recognized higher learning institution with a minimum GPA of 3.5 (on a 5-point scale).
OR
iii. Bachelor degree in a related field from a recognized higher learning institution with a minimum GPA of 2.7 (on a 5-point scale) plus five years of work experience in a related field.
OR
iv. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in related field from a recognized higher learning institution with minimum GPA of 4 (on a 5-point scale).
v. For applicants with unclassified Bachelor Degree the GPA should be computed and the criteria should apply.

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