Master in International Economics in Africa

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A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

International economics programs offer a number of courses in a breadth of business areas, such as microeconomics, macroeconomics, law, management, finance and marketing. Students may also have the opportunity to learn multiple new languages while enrolled.  

Even if you choose East Africa’s mythological, enchanting Tanzania; Senegal, land of teranga or South Africa, with its wide opportunities to soak in and serve, research in Africa will be overwhelming.

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Master of Economics

Kenyatta University
Campus Full time 2 years January 2017 Kenya Nairobi

The School was established in 2008 from the then Department of Economics that was housed in the School of Humanity and Social Sciences. Formation of a School of Economics was to give the economics discipline at Kenyatta University a chance to evolve and increase its research activities in order for the School to contribute its fair share to knowledge augmentation in Economics. [+]

Masters in International Economics in Africa 2017. The School was established in 2008 from the then Department of Economics that was housed in the School of Humanity and Social Sciences. Formation of a School of Economics was to give the economics discipline at Kenyatta University a chance to evolve and increase its research activities in order for the School to contribute its fair share to knowledge augmentation in Economics. The School has the autonomy to develop specialized Degree Programmes that are market driven so as to attract more students who currently go abroad in search of specialized economics courses such as Bachelor of Economics and Statistics; Bachelor of Economics and Finance; Master of Economics in such specialized areas as Health Economics, Financial Economics, Environmental Economics, just to mention but a few. Moreover, the for a very long time, the students of economics have been clamouring for an award of the “Degree of Economics” as distinct from the general Bachelor of Arts degree. Furthermore, there exists great demand by both the public and private sectors for graduates with degrees in specialized fields of Economics. This is evidenced by the large number of students with degrees in Economics, who have in the recent past been employed by financial institutions and the Public Service Commission. We are therefore responding to a market need. Entry Regulations The following shall be eligible for admission into the Masters programmes in the School of Economics: A holder of at least an Upper Second Class Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Economics and Statistics or Economics and Finance from Kenyatta University or any other recognized Institution of comparable status. A holder of a Lower Second Class degree in the stated disciplines from Kenyatta University or any other recognized university with two (2) years relevant experience. Pattern of the Programmes The Masters programmes will consist of coursework, examination and research project. The programmes will be offered in two modules, full-time and evening with students in both modes being required to take at least a total of sixteen (16) units by the end of the programme. In the first year of study, a student will be required to take eight (8) units: four (4) units in the first semester, and four (4) in the second. During the second year of study, a student will be required to take four (4) units in the first semester and undertake a research project in the second semester. The research project shall be equivalent to four (4) unit The duration of the programmes shall be a minimum of eighteen (18) months from the date of registration. At the end of the programme a student will be required to have specialized in one of the following: Economics Econometrics Environmental Economics Financial Economics Development Economics Economic Policy and Management Health Economics International Economics Agricultural Economics Examinations University examination regulations shall apply. University examinations shall be given at the end of each semester and shall contribute 70 percent of the total marks: continuous assessment shall constitute the remaining 30 percent. For the purposes of evaluation, a research project shall be regarded as equivalent to four (4) units and shall be examined at the end of the academic year. The duration for the University examination shall be three (3) hours per unit. The minimum pass mark for each unit shall be 50%. A candidate who fails to satisfy requirement (2.3.5) above may be permitted on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners and with the approval of the Senate to take supplementary examinations in the failed units up to a maximum of two units in any year. The maximum mark attainable in each unit examined in supplementary examination shall be 50%. A candidate who fails to satisfy the examiners in supplementary examination shall be discontinued. A candidate shall not be allowed to undertake project work prior to passing supplementary examination if any. A candidate who fails more than two units in the ordinary University examinations in any one year shall be discontinued Structure of the Master Degrees in Economics Candidates pursuing a master degree in economics will be expected to take all core units that are offered in their particular areas of specialization in the first and second years of study. In the second year of study, candidates shall choose at least one (1) elective. The maximum number of units per semester that candidates shall be allowed to take is five (5). [-]

Master Economic And International Studies (eco)

Ecole de Gouvernance et d'Economie de Rabat
Campus Full time August 2017 Morocco Rabat

Master Economic and International Studies (Eco) is a Master of the Moroccan School of Economics (MSE) built through international partnerships between the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, the Institute for Studies of Aix-en-Provence and Policies Faculty of Economics of the University Pierre Mendes France of Grenoble. [+]

Master Economic and International Studies (Eco) is a Master of the Moroccan School of Economics (MSE) built through international partnerships between the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, the Institute for Studies of Aix-en-Provence and Policies Faculty of Economics of the University Pierre Mendes France of Grenoble. This course aims to train students to analyze and act in an international context profoundly marked by the internationalization of economic systems and businesses. In a world marked by an abundance of economic data and information, the Economic and International Studies degree allows to develop the tools to scientifically understand the economic mechanisms and systems, weigh and put into perspective the analysis or recommendations but also anticipate disseminate and thinking about the economy and development. Economic and International Studies allows students to acquire a true culture of economics through a reflection on the history and epistemological value of economics and their different theoretical constructs. The curriculum also allows especially to acquire the practical tools and economic knowledge applied to public policy development through mastery of statistics, mathematics applied to economics, growth theory, education policy industrial or theories of growth. At the end of their course students gain a solid grasp of theoretical and practical issues of discipline and a master of his methods and analysis techniques, a mastery of the expression of their findings in several languages ​​(Arabic, French , English) and a strong capacity for analysis, synthesis and oral and written production. It allows to train managers comfortable with the environment and the international context through international mobility is facilitated in the second year of the master in the curriculum of our academic partners. This training provides access to a wide range of occupations -cadres higher in analysis and prospective directions but also to careers in research and teaching through three courses designed to enable specialize in a specific area of ​​activity the theoretical resources and practices taught in the curriculum. Partners ECO Master is part of the scientific partnership between Mohammed VI Polytechnic University and the Institute of Political Studies in Aix-en-Provence on the one hand, and the Faculty of Economics of Grenoble (UPMFG) of somewhere else. Admission The master Economic and International Studies is open to all students with a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in the different specialties of Humanities and Social Sciences (180 ECTS credits). Applicants to the program will present an application with Mohammed VI Polytechnic University - Rabat and pass an oral interview before a panel of university teachers. At the end of the interview, the jury will decide on the application from a grid of pre-established criteria for this purpose. Professional strengths and opportunities The two degrees, a Moroccan and French, excellence in language mastery synthesis you open many doors organizations and careers in the fields of economic expertise, international development, research or policy international public. International organizations Non Governmental Organizations Consulting firms Development agencies National or local administration Permanent Representation of a country in an international organization Universities Economic Research Department in a financial institution Department of Analysis and prospective enterprise Corporate strategy department Department for International Development Company Public Relations Department Trades: Economist Researcher Consultant or expert Manager or project managers Responsible or for study Extra-financial analyst Risk Analyst Languages The objective of the Master of Economic and International Studies Mohammed VI Polytechnic University - RABAT is to train students able to achieve an excellent level of professional skills in English, French and Arabic in economics. Training pays special attention to the methods of writing research paper in English and French. [-]