MSc Program in Economic Studies in Africa

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Economic Studies

The Master of Science provides an opportunity for graduates to obtain advanced research skills and knowledge in a professional learning environment. A Master of Science (MS) degree can provide you with the foundation of knowledge and key competencies you'll need throughout your career

Economics and administration is a hybrid field in which professionals are trained in both macro and micro economics. Analysis of history and understanding economic principles, along with knowledge of finance, public policy and business topics arm experts in making short and long term recommendations.

 

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MSc in Development Finance

University of Ghana
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Ghana Accra

Potential students must have: A good first degree (at least Second Class Lower Division) in Finance [+]

Entry Requirements

Potential students must have:

A good first degree (at least Second Class Lower Division) in Finance, Economics, Commerce; Accounting, or other finance-related degrees or; A good first degree in another non-finance related discipline (e.g. Engineering, IT, Science, and Social Science) from a recognised University with at least 3 years work experience in finance related work.

Course Structure

Students will be expected to follow one calendar year programme leading to the award of MSc. in Development Finance upon successful completion. The academic year will start in August each year and end in July each year. There will be two semesters and students will be expected to take six courses per semester. Participants also have to complete a long essay.... [-]


MSc in Accounting and Finance

Christian Service University College
Campus Full time 12 months September 2019 Ghana Kumasi

In line with CSUC’s strategic objectives and the national need for qualified and knowledgeable professionals, the aim of the MSc programme is to develop professionals who are ethical and have an integrated knowledge of accounting and finance required for the management and sustainable performance of contemporary businesses and organisations. [+]

Overview

In line with CSUC’s strategic objectives and the national need for qualified and knowledgeable professionals, the aim of the MSc programme is to develop professionals who are ethical and have an integrated knowledge of accounting and finance required for the management and sustainable performance of contemporary businesses and organisations.

Programme Objectives

The objectives of the MSc. Accounting and Finance programme are:

To provide graduates with sound knowledge of modern accounting and finance practices and models for effective and ethical management of organizations. To enhance graduates understanding in the application of empirical models, theories and key concepts in accounting and finance. To develop the problem-solving and analytical skills of graduates required for business/ financial analysis and research in accounting and finance. To broaden the knowledge base of students in integrated accounting and finance; thus providing the MSc. Accounting and Finance graduate the added benefit of more course exemptions in the programmes of professional bodies. Admission Requirements ... [-]

MSc in Accounting

Igbinedion University, Okada
Campus Full time March 2019 Nigeria Benin City

The purpose of the MSc (Accounting) degree programme is to produce competent academic & professional accountants and financial experts. The programme shall familiarize students with the basic theoretical and practical tools and techniques required for excellent performance in their future professional work. [+]

The University commenced its academic programmes in the 1999/2000 session in five Colleges namely, Arts and Social Sciences, Business and Management Studies, Health Sciences, Law and Natural and Applied Sciences. The foundation students arrived Okada on Friday, 15th October 1999. Since then, the University has without interruption upheld its resolve to return tertiary education to the internationally accepted calendar of September to June. The College of Engineering commenced its programme in the 2002/2003 session.

The College of Health Sciences continued to be an area of popular demand. The College of Pharmacy and B.Sc Nursing commenced in 2004/2005 session. The Igbinedion University Teaching Hospital administered by a Management Board inaugurated first on 12th January 2003, oversees the affairs of the Hospital. As part of its objectives to train and produce job providers, Igbinedion University has Packaged entrepreneurial and skills acquisitions modules to expose students sufficiently enough to be 'fit for the world of work'. In addition, a community service programme was introduced in the 2009/2010 session. Under the programmed, all second-year students across the Colleges are required to undertake a practical development Programme in a chosen area and community in and around the university/town.... [-]


MSc in Finance and Investment

Institute of Accountancy Arusha
Campus Full time February 2019 Tanzania Arusha Dar es Salaam

The aim of this programme is to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to help them prepare for a career in the financial and investment sector or to help advance and accelerate the careers of those already working in the industry. [+]

The MSc in Finance and Investment is aimed to equip students with knowledge and understanding in finance and investment related areas. The emphasis of the programme is on interpreting, evaluating and communicating financial information in a variety of forms, including written form and presentations (individual and group). In addition, students will also have the opportunity to explore areas of investment and risk management techniques in financial markets.

The aim of this programme is to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to help them prepare for a career in the financial and investment sector or to help advance and accelerate the careers of those already working in the industry.... [-]


M.Sc. in Banking and Finance (Milan campus)

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Milan Rome Piacenza Ghana Accra Cremona + 5 more

The program is designed for students wishing to concentrate their career in financial markets and institutions. The program provides advanced training in the key areas of securities trading and risk management. A significant feature is the combination of strong analytical foundation and applications to real-world issues... [+]

The program is designed for students wishing to concentrate their career in financial markets and institutions. The program provides advanced training in the key areas of securities trading and risk management. A significant feature is the combination of strong analytical foundation and applications to real-world issues.

Learning objectives

Students will learn to integrate financial models, firm-specific as well as industry and economic factors in their decision-making process. Students have access to meetings with highly qualified speakers from the financial industry, internship programs in major Italian and international financial institutions, exchange programs in European and US universities.... [-]


Masters of Science in Accounting (M.Sc.)

Joseph Ayo Babalola University
Campus Full time March 2019 Nigeria Ilesa

Masters of Science Accounting (M.Sc.) [+]

ADMISSION REQUIREMENT FOR MASTERS PROGRAMME

Candidates for Master degree programmes must possess the following:

Five ‘O’ level credits in relevant subjects including English and Mathematics at not more than two sittings. First degree in the cognate field from Joseph Ayo Babalola University or any other recognized University with a minimum of Second Class Honours, or Postgraduate Diploma in the cognate area from any recognized Institution with a CGPA not less than 4.0 on 5 point scale. Candidates for admission into M.Sc. Food Science and Technology, who must obtain a minimum of Second Class Lower Division in Biochemistry, Microbiology, Agriculture, Engineering or any other related disciplines, may be considered but such a Candidate will be required to make up for deficiencies, as appropriate. ACA, ACCA, ACIB, ACII, CAN etc. may also be considered for admission into PGD Accounting For M.Sc. Business Administration, a Graduate with a B.Sc. degree in Insurance and Actuarial Science may be considered for M.Sc. Business Administration with an option in Insurance and Risk Management. PGD (Arch) are qualified for the Masters of Science in Architecture (M.Sc. Arch) degree programme. A candidate other than the graduate of JABU must produce evidence of industrial Training totalling a minimum period of six months. Candidates would be required to take an oral or written interview METHOD OF APPLICATION ... [-]

MSc in Health Economics, Policy and Management (DERPM)

Catholic University Of Cameroon
Campus 2 years February 2019 Cameroon Bamenda

The department offers, at the graduate level, training that produces competent professionals and researchers in Health Economics with strong analytical and practical entrepreneurial skills for research, economic analysis, and policy and health system management. Students are open to a large spectrum of scientific and technical skills associated with a profound understanding of the working environment with solid Christian professional ethics. [+]

Vision

To be a world-class academic institution for the advancement of knowledge in the light of the Christian faith.

The mission of the Department

The department offers, at the graduate level, training that produces competent professionals and researchers in Health Economics with strong analytical and practical entrepreneurial skills for research, economic analysis, and policy and health system management. Students are open to a large spectrum of scientific and technical skills associated with a profound understanding of the working environment with solid Christian professional ethics.

Objectives of DHEPM

The department offers a two year Master course program. The overall objective of the program is to build local capacity in Health Economics, Policy and Management in the Central African Region.... [-]


M.Sc. Economics (Milan campus)

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Milan Rome Piacenza Ghana Accra Cremona + 5 more

The curriculum is entirely taught in English and represents the University’s flagship course in Economics. The program is equivalent to a two-year Master of Science in Economics. It provides students with a solid training in Economics emphasizing rigorous analytical thinking and advanced quantitative methods. Faculty members are internationally recognized, economists. [+]

The curriculum is entirely taught in English and represents the University’s flagship course in Economics. The program is equivalent to a two-year Master of Science in Economics.

It provides students with a solid training in Economics emphasizing rigorous analytical thinking and advanced quantitative methods. Faculty members are internationally recognized, economists. Our aim is to train economists suited both for academic and non-academic careers.

During the first year, students will study the foundations of economics and quantitative analysis, whereas the second year is devoted to field courses that will expose them to recent developments at the frontier of economic research in a variety of topics. At the end of the second year, students will work on their final dissertation.... [-]


M.Sc. Agricultural and Food Economics (Piacenza-Cremona campus)

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Milan Rome Piacenza Ghana Accra Cremona + 5 more

Università Cattolica’s Cremona campus boasts one of the world’s most renowned teams of Agriculture academics, scientists and researchers; a team at the forefront of food innovation and technology, whose expertise extends to developing tracking systems for any product transported across the European Union. If you would like to study for a graduate qualification in the world’s fastest growing industry, then a beautiful city in the heart of the Italian food valley will open your doors to the world. [+]

Università Cattolica’s Cremona campus boasts one of the world’s most renowned teams of Agriculture academics, scientists and researchers; a team at the forefront of food innovation and technology, whose expertise extends to developing tracking systems for any product transported across the European Union. If you would like to study for a graduate qualification in the world’s fastest growing industry, then a beautiful city in the heart of the Italian food valley will open your doors to the world.

Learning objectives

The program will prepare students to analyze the Agri-food system and to operate in the various functional areas of businesses and organizations. The program will develop your professional knowledge and skills.... [-]


Master in Science – Banking and Finance – The London Institute of Banking and Finance

Exeed School of Business and Finance
Online Campus Full time September 2019 United Arab Emirates Sharjah Oman Oman Online Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Online Singapore Singapore Online Bahrain Bahrain Online India India Online Dubai Canada Canada Online Nigeria Nigeria Online Mumbai Bengaluru Abu Dhabi Malaysia Malaysia Online United Kingdom London + 22 more

Get a Master of Sciences from World’s oldest and most reputed domain specific body in Banking and Finance System. A program that will help you in developing the essential knowledge needed for a successful career in banking and finance. [+]

MSc in Banking and Finance

Get a Master of Sciences from World’s oldest and most reputed domain specific body in Banking and Finance System. A program that will help you in developing the essential knowledge needed for a successful career in banking and finance.

MSc in Banking and Finance - Online Classroom

A full-time MSc in Banking and Finance from The London Institute of Banking & Finance delivered using an online classroom with specialization in retail, wholesale, investment and digital banking.

MBA/MSc/Postgraduate Diploma

In order to prepare you for a professional transformation, Exceed School of Business and Finance brought in uniquely blended academic programs, in partnership with a leading US University. These programs are designed to equip you in realizing your management and leadership potential.... [-]


MSc in Mathematical Statistics

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 2 semesters February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

The primary purpose of the MSc in Mathematical Statistics minor-dissertation with coursework is to provide students with specialised advanced education and training while meeting the requirements of a specific research component so that students can master the required experimental and technological skills and necessary fieldwork competencies such as innovation, decision-making, strategic thinking and organizational skills. A minor-dissertation with coursework MSc in Mathematical Statistics consists of a minimum of 120 credits of research at level 8 in the form of a research project, written up as a minor-dissertation. [+]

The primary purpose of the MSc in Mathematical Statistics minor-dissertation with coursework is to provide students with specialised advanced education and training while meeting the requirements of a specific research component so that students can master the required experimental and technological skills and necessary fieldwork competencies such as innovation, decision-making, strategic thinking and organizational skills. A minor-dissertation with coursework MSc in Mathematical Statistics consists of a minimum of 120 credits of research at level 8 in the form of a research project, written up as a minor-dissertation.

The degree demands a high level of intellectual and theoretical knowledge and insight into problems related to the field of study and of critical reasoning, formulation, analysis and evaluation of a specific problem in the field of study.... [-]