Master's Program in Economic Studies in Africa

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Economic Studies

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

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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Master in Community Economic Development (MCED)

The Open University Of Tanzania
Online & Campus Combined Part time 15 months February 2018 Tanzania Dar Es Salaam

The objectives of the programme are to train Community Economic Development practitioners to work in the government and communities; generate knowledge and information that will permit local leaders to make informed decisions; to encourage a high degree of local participation in making well informed economic choices; to assist in building sustainable institutions that will assure equitable sharing of the benefits of those choices and to build capacity among practitioners working in communities. [+]

The objectives of the programme are to:

Train Community Economic Development practitioners to work in the government and communities Generate knowledge and information that will permit local leaders to make informed decisions To encourage a high degree of local participation in making well informed economic choices To assist in building sustainable institutions that will assure equitable sharing of the benefits of those choices To build capacity among practitioners working in communities Intended learning outcomes

Students will have the ability to:

Carry out basic accounting system and practices Manage small and medium sized organizations Conduct field based research Design and implement projects Provide technical assistance to community based organizations and institutions Prepare strategic plans Have a critical understanding of development finance Build and manage social and economic development programs Develop micro enterprise support initiatives Use computer based information systems and statistical packages. Admission Requirements ... [-]

Master in Money, Banking and Finance

Avicenne Private Business School (APBS)
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 Tunisia Tunis

This program is designed for those who are looking to acquire Marketing and Management skills that are needed to develop sales and compete in business industries and international environment. [+]

This program is designed for those who are looking to acquire Marketing and Management skills that are needed to develop sales and compete in business industries and international environment.

It is designed for individuals who have earned bachelor’s degrees from accredited institutions in Marketing, Management or related areas.

Admission Requirements

Bachelor degree in related fields; Admission tests administered by APBS.

Skills Acquired

It ensures that students are trained and developed in their decision-making skills to solve marketing issues, model consumer behavior and develop products or plans for a business. Graduates will have good opportunities to get jobs in advertising, promotion and sales, product management, marketing research telecommunication companies, and retailers.... [-]


Master's Degree In Regional And Local Economic Development

Universidade Católica De Moçambique
Campus Full time Part time February 2018 Mozambique Maputo

The Professional Master's Course in Regional and Local Economic Development is governed by Law n.27 / 2009 of 29 September, on higher education, published in the Boletim da República I Série, Number 38, by the Statutes of the Catholic University of Mozambique and by the Regulation in force in the Faculty of Management of Tourism and Informatics. [+]

The Professional Master's Course in Regional and Local Economic Development is governed by Law n.27 / 2009 of 29 September, on higher education, published in the Boletim da República I Série, Number 38, by the Statutes of the Catholic University of Mozambique and by the Regulation in force in the Faculty of Management of Tourism and Informatics.

Mozambique is a Country under construction with numerous opportunities, but also with many problems and challenges. The regional economy in the globalized world needs specialists who know how to apply the principles of a truly human development, to combat poverty and improve the living conditions of local populations and communities throughout Mozambique. To respond to the need for creative, innovative and competitive professionals that the sector is demanding, the Faculty of Management of Tourism and Informatics is proud to present this master's degree.... [-]


Master In Finance

UNIVERSITÉ INTERNATIONALE DE TUNIS (UIT)
Campus Full time September 2018 Tunisia Tunis

The Tunis International University offers two Masters in Finance with training both specialized and versatile: financial professional certifications are available to complete the qualification. [+]

The Tunis International University offers two Masters in Finance with training both specialized and versatile: financial professional certifications are available to complete the qualification.

The Masters in Finance offered at the International University of Tunis:

Financial engineering Careers in Banking and Insurance [-]

Master of Commerce in the Field of Accounting (MCom Accounting)

University of the Witwatersrand
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The MCom programme comprises of a 50% research component and a 50% course work component. The research component is one compulsory outcome the final research report. The course work component has one compulsory module, research theory and design. [+]

Programme Description and Curriculum Outline

The MCom programme comprises of a 50% research component and a 50% course work component. The research component is one compulsory outcome the final research report. The course work component has one compulsory module, research theory and design. Students are then required to choose three elective modules out of the four modules offered. Students are required to pass a total of four courses and their final research report in order to graduate with the MCom degree in the field of accounting.

Research (50%)

ACCN 7006 Research Report (Compulsory)

Course Work (50%)

ACCN 7021 Research Theory and Design (Compulsory) ACCN 7010 Corporate Financial Reporting (Elective) ACCN 7017 Theory of Finance and Corporate Policy (Elective) ACCN 7019 Auditing (Elective) ACCN 7018 Advanced Management Accounting and Control (Elective) Duration ... [-]

MPhil in Industrial Policy

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 2 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The purpose of the Master of Philosophy in Industrial Policy is to develop the students’ intellectual competencies, intellectual independence and practical skills in the acquisition, analysis, interpretation and application of appropriate industrial policies to support the structural transformation of the economies of the continent. [+]

The purpose of the Master of Philosophy in Industrial Policy is to develop the students’ intellectual competencies, intellectual independence and practical skills in the acquisition, analysis, interpretation and application of appropriate industrial policies to support the structural transformation of the economies of the continent. The programme consists of core modules offering an in-depth coverage of a broad range of issues pertaining to industrial development policies, strategies and management in Africa, and allowing students to test the practical application of the knowledge imparted, participate in analysing case studies, conducting field visits, and prepare individual technical reports on the various themes covered. ... [-]


Master in Audit & Management control Part Time

ESCA School of Management
Campus Part time 15 months August 2018 Morocco Casablanca

ESCA School of Management offers a complete training allowing participants to be effective and operational decision making. The school trains high-level executives, able to implement management tools related to the functions of Internal Audit & Management Control. [+]

Master in Audit & Management controlESCA School of Management offers a complete training allowing participants to be effective and operational decision making. The school trains high-level executives, able to implement management tools related to the functions of Internal Audit & Management Control.

Duration: 15 months in part-time Admission: Application file review + interview Format: Twice a week and Saturdays Degree: Superior Cycle Audit and Control Management ESCA School of Management (Master level) Next term starts October 2013 Admission requirements: Baccalaureate degree (+ 4 level) in Economics, Management or other equivalent degrees.

Program ContentManagement & Taxation Courses... [-]


Master of Economics

Kenyatta University
Campus Full time 2 years January 2018 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. [+]

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 Programs 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 clamoring for an award of the “Degree of Economics” as distinct from the general Bachelor of Arts degree.... [-]


Master in Finance

East London University
Campus Full time 2 years February 2018 South Africa East London

In the era of new business, the formula for success demands more than clicking through spreadsheets or grabbing headlines from stock-market tickers. Here at the East London University, our greatest insights are born from a hands-on understanding of how finance can improve people's lives. We invite you to roll up your sleeves — and get down to business. [+]

In the era of new business, the formula for success demands more than clicking through spreadsheets or grabbing headlines from stock-market tickers. Here at the East London University, our greatest insights are born from a hands-on understanding of how finance can improve people's lives. We invite you to roll up your sleeves — and get down to business.

This Postgraduate Master program will prepare you for a position in the Finance field (Analyst, Quant, Risk Management, etc.). The Master in Finance affords up-to-the minute knowledge in the most innovative areas of finance, including geopolitics, behavioral finance, risk governance, and Islamic finance. The master will also equip you with a practical and applied knowledge, as well as the additional values you will need to succeed as a financier. The master combines the academic rigor of the analysis tools with the experience of seasoned professionals.... [-]


Master in Mathematics, Economics, and Statistics (MMES)

African School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years February 2018 Benin Cotonou

The structure of our MMES program is nearly identical to that of the first two years of a North American doctoral program in Economics. It combines advanced training in quantitative methods with a strong foundation in economic theory and research design. [+]

Master in Mathematics, Economics, and Statistics (MMES)

The structure of our MMES program is nearly identical to that of the first two years of a North American doctoral program in Economics. It combines advanced training in quantitative methods with a strong foundation in economic theory and research design. Students who successfully complete the MMES program are well-positioned to complete doctoral-level studies in economics in North America or Europe. MMES graduates also go on to work as research assistants field-based economic studies and in evaluation roles in the public sector, at international agencies, and in NGOs. Students have the opportunity to participate in research conducted by ASE’s Institute for Empirical Research in Political Economy. This is an empirically oriented program designed for students and mid-career professionals with a bachelor degree in Mathematics, Statistics or Economics, although other students with strong quantitative skills could also be successful in the program. This program offers three sub-fields: Econometric Theory, Econometrics and Applied Economics.... [-]


Microeconomics of Competitiveness

Strathmore Business School (SBS)
Campus Full time January 2018 Kenya Nairobi

A country’s prosperity depends on its competitiveness which is based on its productivity in producing goods and services. Agents such as consumers, firms, counties and public sector agencies play an important part in creating value and supporting their economic development as well as that of their country, region or county. [+]

A country’s prosperity depends on its competitiveness which is based on its productivity in producing goods and services. Agents such as consumers, firms, counties and public sector agencies play an important part in creating value and supporting their economic development as well as that of their country, region or county. To achieve competitiveness public officers must learn how to allocate scarce resources among the various options. The allocation of resources is determined by interactions in markets.

While good macroeconomic policies, stable legal and political institutions, and improving social conditions create the potential for competitiveness, wealth is actually created at the microeconomic level. This course explores the determinants of competitiveness and successful economic development viewed from a bottom-up, micro-level perspective. It is designed to enable public managers both in central government and county government to hone a unique set of skills that will help them play a catalytic role in enhancing county and public sector competitiveness towards sustained economic growth.... [-]


Master Specialized Audit And Management Control

Institut Africain de Management
Campus Full time 4 semesters February 2018 Senegal Dakar

The lessons of management control and information system integrate the process approach in management control: control the information system tools for accounting and financial engineering; control the budget process and build a system of dashboards, animated steering functions and to reflect on the performance measure. [+]

The lessons of management control and information system integrate the process approach in management control: control the information system tools for accounting and financial engineering; control the budget process and build a system of dashboards, animated steering functions and to reflect on the performance measure.

The expertise of the management controller: Conduct an internal audit mission control business risk through internal control, analyze the specific technical standards and internal audit. He is able to understand the issues of international accounting standards and control of corporate finance for decision support manager.

This program whose implementation obeys the LMD system and the ISO program design methodological repository 9001 version 2008 is available alone or in joint-degree with Bachelor UQAC. Originality, coherence and pedagogical structure have earned accreditation African and Malagasy Council of Higher Education (CAMES) and the center of excellence of the UEMOA.... [-]


Master En Sciences Actuarielles Et Financières Et Ingénierie Du Risque

Université Internationale de Rabat (UIR)
Campus Full time August 2018 Morocco Rabat

Le master SAFIR s’adresse à des étudiants de formation scientifique (Mathématiques, Probabilités, Statistiques). Le master en Actuariat fait l’objet d’un partenariat et d’une double diplômation avec l’Institut de Science Financière et d’Assurance (I.S.F.A), le plus ancien [+]

Master en Sciences Actuarielles et Financières et Ingénierie du Risque

Le master SAFIR s’adresse à des étudiants de formation scientifique (Mathématiques, Probabilités, Statistiques). Le master en Actuariat fait l’objet d’un partenariat et d’une double diplômation avec l’Institut de Science Financière et d’Assurance (I.S.F.A), le plus ancien organisme universitaire français habilité à délivrer un diplôme d’actuaire. Le partenariat engagé avec l’ISFA permettra aux étudiants suivant avec succès le master, d’obtenir le double diplôme : le titre d’actuaire I.S.F.A. et le titre d’actuaire A.M.A. Spécialiste de la gestion des risques, l’actuaire ou ingénieur du risque est chargé de proposer des modèles stochastiques, basés sur la théorie des probabilités, permettant de gérer l’évolution incertaine de l’environnement assurantiel et financier. Objectifs de la formation L’objectif général du Master SAFIR est de permettre aux étudiants d’acquérir le savoir théorique et méthodologique nécessaire pour occuper un emploi de cadre opérationnel dans les différents secteurs liés aux marchés de l’assurance et de la finance et notamment l’actuariat. La spécialité Actuariat entend former des cadres spécialisés dans les applications des mathématiques, des statistiques et des probabilités aux problèmes liés à la modélisation et à la gestion des risques assurantiels et financiers. Cette formation vient également répondre aux besoins exprimés, en termes de compétences, au cours des dernières années par les secteurs de l’assurance, de la finance et de la prévoyance. Les spécialisations métier Les débouchés se situent principalement dans les compagnies d’assurance, mutuelles et institutions de prévoyance, dans les banques et établissements financiers, ainsi que dans les cabinets... [-]


Master of Economics

ST AUGUSTINE UNIVERSITY OF TANZANIA
Campus Full time 2 years February 2018 Tanzania Mwanza

This is a two years programme that enables candidates to understand, analyze and apply advanced micro and macro-economic theories in the current environment that will enable them to meet the global economic challenges. [+]

Master of Economics

This is a two years programme that enables candidates to understand, analyze and apply advanced micro and macro-economic theories in the current environment that will enable them to meet the global economic challenges.

Objective of the Programme:

To enable candidates to understand, analyze and apply advanced micro and macro-economic 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 Programme

The programme 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.... [-]


Master In Accounting And Finance

Catholic University of Central Africa
Campus 2 years February 2018 Cameroon Yaounde

The training aims to train executives and professionals in accounting-finance. [+]

FORMATION'S GOAL

The training aims to train executives and professionals in accounting-finance.

TRAINING DURATION

This training lasts two years.

TARGETED SKILLS

The holders of the Master will be able to:

To act as chief accountant and financial manager of large companies Practice as an internal auditor in a company Practicing as a Controller Practice as a case manager, supervisor or mission director

CONDITIONS OF ADMISSION

Two possibilities :

Direct admission in the first year of students holding a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Finance with an average greater than or equal to 12/20, Admission in 1st year of students holding other licenses after a test and an interview. ... [-]