Master of Economics
This is a two years program that enables candidates to understand, analyze and apply advanced micro and macroeconomic theories in the current environment that will enable them to meet the global economic challenges.
Objective of the Program
To enable candidates to understand, analyze and apply advanced micro and macroeconomic theories in the current environment that will enable them to meet the global economic challenges. The objectives of each course and expected learning outcomes are clearly stipulated in the respective course outlines.
Organization of the Program
The program will run for two years. Students will do a coursework for a period of three semesters, two are meant to cover core courses including a course on research methodology. The third semester will cover elective courses and each candidate will have to select two electives that will be taught in one semester. The first half of the semester will cover part I of each of the electives and part II of the electives will be taught in the second half of the semester. However, the final examination for the two courses (for parts I and II) will be done at the end of the semester. Upon completion of the coursework, students will be required to develop proposals that will enable them to conduct research work, leading to dissertation writing.
i) The minimum entry requirements for a candidate applying for MA Economics will be an upper second class degree.
ii) Lower second class of not less than 3.0 GPA for an applicant from SAUT-Economics department will be the minimum entry requirements.
iii) Applicants from other universities will have to meet the minimum requirements for an upper second class.
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