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A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

Aside from the distinguishing between microeconomics and macroeconomics, students who are studying economics must also learn the difference between positive economics and normative economics. The former deals with that which is, while the later deals with that which ought to be. Other distinguishing characteristics include economic theory and applied economics.

Top Master Programs in Economics in South Africa 2019

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MCom/MPhil in Transport Economics (RD)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 - 3 years February 2020 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.

MCom in Economics

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full-time Part-time 2 years February 2020 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The aim of the qualification is to develop the applied competence of the student on an advanced level in the mastering, analysis, interpretation and understanding of economic principles and methods.

MCom in Econometrics

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full-time Part-time 2 weeks February 2020 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The aim of the qualification is to develop the applied competence of the student on an advanced level in the mastering, analysis, interpretation and understanding of econometric methods. This programme will prepare students to reflect on their own economic applications by using econometric techniques either to perform empirical checks on specific economic models or as tools for forecasting and policy evaluation. A qualifying student should show evidence of independent and original work.

MPhil in Industrial Policy

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full-time Part-time 2 years February 2020 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.

MCom in Local Economic Development

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full-time Part-time 2 years February 2020 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The purpose of the Professional MCom (Local Economic Development) is to develop an advanced level of knowledge, skills and applied competence in the field of Local Economic Development (LED).

MCom in Development Economics

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full-time 2 years February 2020 South Africa Johannesburg

The aim of the qualification is to develop the applied competence of the student on an advanced level in the mastering, analysis, interpretation and understanding of economic principles and methods.