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 September 2018 Tanzania Dar Es Salaam

The objectives of the program 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 program 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 microenterprise 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 In Management Of Human Resources

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

The Master in Human Resource Management as senior executives and experts in management and Human Resource Management. [+]

The Master in Human Resource Management as senior executives and experts in management and Human Resource Management. The graduate will eventually reach and with experience as director of human resources in a company, a training center, a consulting company or even in the administration.

The Professional Master in Human Resources Management after giving a degree in management science theoretical training on tools and human resource management models and training on practical case studies, professional qualifications and personal development modules.

The Masters or Masters in HRM Tunis International University has a specialized and international education. Students learn about the HR module of the SAP ERP systems and can specialize as future experts, but also with regularly organized seminars with partners in France. ITU and its partners enables graduates to pursue research DBA.... [-]


Masters In Accounting Cca

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

The Professional Master in CCA form of senior managers in the fields of Accounting, accounting experts but also experts of Internal Audit and Controlling. [+]

The Professional Master in CCA form of senior managers in the fields of Accounting, accounting experts but also experts of Internal Audit and Controlling.

The teaching combines general education in Management and competence more specialized in the field of comptablité, law and audit. The professional accountant should, in fact, today together two skills specialist accounting area, it must also be general, given his corporate board positions.

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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:

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Master's Degree In Regional And Local Economic Development

Universidade Católica De Moçambique
Campus Full time Part time September 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 Accounting And Finance

Catholic University of Central Africa
Campus 2 years September 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. ... [-]

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

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

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

Programme Description and Curriculum Outline

The MCom programme comprises a 50% research component and a 50% coursework component. The research component is one compulsory outcome the final research report. The coursework 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 ... [-]

Master of Management in the Field of Finance and Investment

University of the Witwatersrand
Campus Full time 1 year January 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

Become a master of finance and investment with tools and knowledge designed to expand your worldview and act as a catalyst for change and success in a local context. [+]

Master of Management in the Field of Finance and Investment

Become a master of finance and investment with tools and knowledge designed to expand your worldview and act as a catalyst for change and success in a local context.

Explore the intricate world of finance on a graduate level with the Master of Management in the Field of Finance and Investment, one of the hallmarks of the Wits Business School. With a special focus on the emerging market and its particular financial needs, the MMFI is designed to administer dedicated, comprehensive training to prospective financial practitioners, increasing their knowledge base exponentially for an effective real-world application. Learn the inner workings of financial markets, the inherent opportunities present, and how to channel this understanding into making a valuable contribution on a local scale for our collective benefit.... [-]


Master in Mathematics, Economics, and Statistics (MMES)

African School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years September 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.... [-]


Master of Accounting

Covenant University
Online Part time March 2019 Nigeria Nigeria Online

The Department’s academic programme is rich in depth and breadth. This flexibility coupled with outstanding academically and professionally qualified faculty members made the accounting programme the most popular programme offered in the College of Development Studies in Covenant University.

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An academic department is measured in many ways, from the validity and innovation of its research to its ability to rigorously impart knowledge that is relevant to the workplace. The Department of Accounting in Covenant University is by every measure one of the finest in the nation. The Department offers an impressive range of courses to provide pragmatic, professional and theoretical training for careers in many different industries, teaching field, and public sector. The Department’s academic programme is rich in depth and breadth. This flexibility coupled with outstanding academically and professionally qualified faculty members made the accounting programme the most popular programme offered in the College of Development Studies in Covenant University. More students in the College of Development Studies major in accounting than in any other disciplines. There are statistics to support this claims. From the commencement of the University of 21st October in the 2002/2003 academic session the Department has had the largest admission applications and students population. The outstanding qualities of the Department of Accounting which has translated to a good number of first class degree output is well known to various communities including corporations and organizations who have discovered these impressive qualities through our innovative Accounting Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme (ASIWES) with industries and accounting firms, and very unique accounting laboratory, for accounting practical and software applications, the impressive depth and breadth of subject matter and academic leadership in the Department. Some of our students pass their professional examinations like the ICAN-ATS, ICAN Professional, ACCA... [-]


Master of Occupational Safety & Risk Management

Accra Institute Of Technology
Online Part time September 2018 Ghana Accra

This Master of Occupational Safety and Health Risk Management (MOSHRM) programme offered at OUM is a part-time open and distance learning (ODL) postgraduate programme which offers a qualification that provides a sound business and technical basis to support the implementation of hazard identification, risk assessment and control measures, and to monitor their business effectiveness. [+]

This Master of Occupational Safety and Health Risk Management (MOSHRM) programme offered at OUM is a part-time open and distance learning (ODL) postgraduate programme which offers a qualification that provides a sound business and technical basis to support the implementation of hazard identification, risk assessment and control measures, and to monitor their business effectiveness. This course includes study in the areas of management systems, risk management, OSH legislation, six sigma, occupational safety, occupational health and hygiene, project management and security management. The capstone unit for the Masters is a work-related research project.

MOSHRM provides the comprehensive and real OSH learning experiences to the learners to successfully integrate OSH into business management. MOSHRM provide a unique mix of academic quality and industry relevance to develop sound, solid and professional competencies in OSH.... [-]


Masters In Accounting

Université Virtuelle (UIV)
Online Full time 2 years September 2018 Tunisia Tunisia Online

The master remote form in Accounting graduates; executives in the fields of accounting expertise in internal audit and management control. [+]

The master remote form in Accounting graduates; executives in the fields of accounting expertise in internal audit and management control. This Master CCA also allows professionals to prepare auditing.

The teaching combines general education and more specialized management and science expertise in the field of accounting, law and audit. The professional accountant should, in fact, today together two skills specialist accounting area, it must also be general, given his corporate board positions.

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Master In Finance

Université Virtuelle (UIV)
Online Full time 2 years September 2018 Tunisia Tunisia Online

The master remote financial engineering as analysts and financial operators who control the areas of banking, corporate finance and market, but also the legal and tax aspects. [+]

The master remote financial engineering as analysts and financial operators who control the areas of banking, corporate finance and market, but also the legal and tax aspects.

The Master Remote in Financial Engineering prepares future finance professionals with simple and complex financial IPOs, capital increases, project finance, mergers and acquisitions, equity investments ...

a financial engineer at the UIV online training includes a bank training in corporate finance and market finance tailored to the needs of business and investment banks, but it also allows the student to master accounting tools and some tax and legal aspects.

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MCom/MPhil in Transport Economics (RD)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

This programme is research-based with no coursework. Students and their study leaders decide on a research topic after which the student follows an agreed-upon research programme until the completion of the dissertation. [+]

This programme is research-based with no coursework. Students and their study leaders decide on a research topic after which the student follows an agreed-upon research programme until the completion of the dissertation. The studies can either be quantitative or qualitative in nature or a combination of both. Students are also supported through the university statistical support services in questionnaire design and data interpretation. Students undertaking the MCom Degree must have a BCom (Honours) in the field of study whilst students on the MPhil can come from other disciplines, provided they have the required academic foundation for the field of study.

Admission requirements

A relevant Honours Degree in Transport Economics on NQF Level 7 or 8. Applications are subject to a screening and selection process.... [-]