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Masters Programmes

PostGraduate Diploma Programmes

  • Lecturing/Teaching Methodology for Lecturers
  • Quality Assurance in Higher Education
  • Supervision and Examination of Students Research Projects
  • PHD/Doctoral Programmes

    Master of Science in Economics & Finance

    Duration

    Part-Time: (Evening Programme) Eighteen (18) months to 24 months
    Distance Learning: Eighteen (18) months to 24 months.

    Entry requirements

    As a general rule, applicants for Masters Programmes must hold a good first Degree in the relevant field of their desired studies or acceptable professional qualifications such as ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW, ACA, inter alia. However, a tentative separate system of entry requirements may be devised, in the discretion of the Senate, should an exceptionally deserving case of application arise.

    Course Structure

    Stage 1
    1. ECF510 Advanced Micro Economics
    2. ECF515 Advanced Macro Economics
    3. ECF520 Financial Risk Management
    4. GBS541 Quantitative Methods
    5. GBS550 Management Theory and Practice
    Stage 2
    1. ECF600 Development Economics
    2. ECF630 Econometrics
    3. GBS514 Managerial Economics
    4. GBS621 Corporate Finance
    Stage 3
    1. ECF700 Monetary Economics
    2. ECF720 Public Finance and Taxation
    3. GBS700 Research Methods
    4. GFS720 Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management
    ELECTIVES (Select one):
    1. ECF740 Debt Sustainability, Analysis and Management
    2. ECF760 International Economics
    3. GBS610 Labour Economics and Markets
    4. GBS751 Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    Stage 4
    1. GBS800 Dissertation