Masters Degree in Applied Finance in Africa

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Applied Finance

A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.

Applied finance is an essential subject for businesses of all types and sizes. By studying applied finance, a student can seek employment in banking, business or trade. Many of the subjects taught can be studied further for international use.

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MCom in Finance

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 2 years February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The aim of this qualification is for the student to develop applied competence in the mastering, interpretation, reflecting on and application of principles in the broader field of finance. Through the minor dissertation, a qualifying student shows evidence of scientific research, application of scientific research methodologies and an ability to reflect thereon in the holistic context of finance. [+]

The aim of this qualification is for the student to develop applied competence in the mastering, interpretation, reflecting on and application of principles in the broader field of finance. Through the minor dissertation, a qualifying student shows evidence of scientific research, application of scientific research methodologies and an ability to reflect thereon in the holistic context of finance.

Admission requirements: A potential student should possess a financially oriented Bachelor of Commerce Honour's qualification on New NQF level 8 /Old NQF level 7 with at least either Financial Management and/or Investment Management at third-year level. Alternatively, a student should possess any other four-year qualification with honours status on New NQF level 8 / Old NQF level 7 and have related financial management and/or investment management financially oriented experience which is considered relevant and sufficient by the department.... [-]