Master of Science (MSc) in Economic Studies in Jamaica

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Economic Studies

A Master of Science, or a Master’s degree in Science is an academic degree delivered by Universities in many countries. A Master of Science is a popular choice after completing a Bachelor’s degree.

Economics and administration is a discipline that focuses on both macro and micro economics. Experts are trained to understand both how individual actions and mass trends affect the economy. Many specialize in particular subject areas such as public policy, business economics and consumer behavior.

 

A few universities in the United States have extension programs in various parts of Jamaica. Most of the students who enroll in these part-time programs are working professionals who want to continue their education without having to relocate closer to the nation's Universities. Jamaica is the third largest island in the Caribbean.

Top Master of Science Programs in Economic Studies in Jamaica 2019

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Master of Science in Finance (MSc. Finance)

University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech)
Campus Part time 18 months September 2019 Jamaica Kingston Montego Bay + 1 more

The M. Sc. Finance course of study consists of 12 modules comprised of 8 core courses, 4 electives in two areas of specializations. [+]

Master of Science in Finance (MSc. Finance) Programme Design

The M. Sc. Finance course of study consists of 12 modules comprised of 8 core courses, 4 electives in two areas of specializations. The concentration areas are International Banking and Investment. Persons who are required to pursue remedial courses will do them in addition to the MSc Finance courses. The modules will be taught in the evenings, during weekends and in two blocks of four to five days in the summer. State-of-the-art, modern-day trading strategies will be incorporated in the programme to enhance the capabilities of the finance graduate.

Philosophy

The philosophy behind the Master of Science in Finance course of study is to provide a superior education in all aspects of financial management by developing critical, scholarly and professional skills in all major fields of finance for students who aspire to have a career in the financial sector, profit, and non-profit institutions. This course of study will permit participants to acquire advanced analytical skills while simultaneously developing social judgment in financial management to equip them to advance to high-level positions in the finance industry.... [-]


Master of Science in Taxation

University of New Orleans College of Business Administration
Campus Full time September 2019 Jamaica Kingston

This program provides graduate study concentrated in areas such as partnership, corporation, and shareholder taxation, the tax problems of employee retirement plans, and tax research. [+]

This program provides graduate study concentrated in areas such as partnership, corporation, and shareholder taxation, the tax problems of employee retirement plans, and tax research. It also is a foundation for entrance into doctoral programs and other professional studies.

Required Non-Tax Courses:

Studies in Accounting Theory Studies in Managerial Accounting

Required Tax Accounting Courses:

Federal Tax Practice, Procedure, and Report Writing Estate and Gift Taxation Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders Advanced Taxation of Partners and Partnerships and Professional Corporations

Statement of GoalsAs an academic unit of the University of New Orleans, an urban comprehensive teaching and research university created to serve the population of the Greater New Orleans metropolitan region while attracting students and faculty from across the nation and the world at large, the Department of Accounting has the following goals:... [-]


Master of Science in Accounting

University of New Orleans College of Business Administration
Campus Full time September 2019 Jamaica Kingston

This program further prepares students for careers in public, industrial, and not-for-profit accounting through advanced study in financial and managerial accounting, auditing, taxation, and accounting systems. [+]

This program further prepares students for careers in public, industrial, and not-for-profit accounting through advanced study in financial and managerial accounting, auditing, taxation, and accounting systems. It also is a foundation for entrance into doctoral programs and other professional studies.

Required Courses:

Studies in Accounting Theory Studies in Managerial Accounting Seminar in Business Policies

Statement of GoalsAs an academic unit of the University of New Orleans, an urban comprehensive teaching and research university created to serve the population of the Greater New Orleans metropolitan region while attracting students and faculty from across the nation and the world at large, the Department of Accounting has the following goals: ... [-]