Master Program in Finance in Africa

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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.

Finance is the study of money management, and includes everything from personal savings management to accounting to investment banking. A finance student may choose to specialize in a subfield like retirement planning or business investments, or might keep their education general with a survey of all areas of finance.

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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 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 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.... [-]


MCom in Quantitative Finance

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

The purpose of this programme is for the student to develop applied competence in the interpretation, reflection and application of principles in the broader field of quantitative finance. Through the master’s 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 quantitative finance. [+]

The purpose of this programme is for the student to develop applied competence in the interpretation, reflection and application of principles in the broader field of quantitative finance. Through the master’s 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 quantitative finance.

Admission requirements:

A potential student must be in possession of a Quantitative Finance oriented Bachelor of Commerce Honours qualification on New NQF level 8/Old NQF level 7; or Alternatively, a student should possess any other qualification on New NQF level 8/Old NQF level 7 and have related quantitative finance oriented experience which is deemed applicable by the Department of Finance and Investment Management; Selection to the master’s research programme is subject to the successful defence of a research proposal. The research proposal should be presented to a panel convened by the Department of Finance and Investment Management for this purpose. The Department of Finance and Investment Management must specifically approve the field of study, the research topic, methodology and problem statement before the candidate may register; Selection is based on academic merit and the availability of places and hence may entail the use of additional criteria/requirements; and Final admission requirements will from time to time be set by the department. ... [-]

MCom in Financial Management

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 2 years February 2018 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 master’s 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 master’s 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 must be in possession of a financially oriented Bachelor of Commerce Honour's qualification or equivalent on New NQF level 8 / NQF level 7, with at least 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 a financially oriented experience which is deemed applicable by the Department of Finance and Investment Management. Finalisation of registration for the programme (and/or continued registration) is subject to applicants complying with departmental-specific requirements. Such requirements usually include preparatory work leading up to a research proposal that is approved by the department. Possible examples of preparatory work are pre-reading, literature reviews, concept development, and successful completion of short courses aimed at skills and/or knowledge development. Candidates may also be required to successfully defend their research proposals at special discussion sessions. The research proposal should be presented to a panel convened by the Department of Finance and Investment Management for this purpose.... [-]


MCom in Financial Economics

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

The student should develop intellectual competencies and practical skills in the mastering, analysis, interpretation and application of advanced financial principles in the context of the international economy, and be able to reflect on the associated managerial decisions, through quantitative analysis and to assess the effect thereof in the holistic financial context. [+]

The student should develop intellectual competencies and practical skills in the mastering, analysis, interpretation and application of advanced financial principles in the context of the international economy, and be able to reflect on the associated managerial decisions, through quantitative analysis and to assess the effect thereof in the holistic financial context.

The qualification will provide qualifying students with the opportunity to further study at New NQF level 10/Old NQF level 8 on a doctoral degree programme in Economics.

Admission requirements: A potential student should possess a honours qualification in Economics, Econometrics, Statistics and/or Mathematics on New NQF level 8 / Old NQF level 7. Alternatively any other four-year qualification with honours status on New NQF level 8 / Old NQF level 7 and related Mathematical and/or Statistical and Applied Econometrical experiences which is considered relevant and sufficient by the Department of Economics and Econometrics. ... [-]


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.... [-]


MCom in Finance

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 2 years February 2018 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.... [-]


MPhil in Development Finance

University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB)
Campus 2 years March 2018 South Africa Cape Town Bellville

The MPhil in Development Finance (MDevF) covers all aspects of development finance, including a thorough understanding of the theories underpinning development finance practices. It also focuses on enterprise-level development finance and sustainable growth. This makes the MDevF a critical-skills degree for Africa. It is aimed at people who are involved with finance and financial management issues in developing countries. [+]

The MPhil in Development Finance (MDevF) covers all aspects of development finance, including a thorough understanding of the theories underpinning development finance practices. It also focuses on enterprise-level development finance and sustainable growth. This makes the MDevF a critical-skills degree for Africa.

It is aimed at people who are involved with finance and financial management issues in developing countries.

Learning philosophy

Implementing African-driven solutions is the new approach to the economic development of the African continent. With this qualification participants will be able to:

Use specialised knowledge to develop Africa where it matters Contribute towards sustainable development Implement Africa-driven solutions Shape finance policies and programmes Conduct in-depth research Understand the key role of DFIs and financial institutions Study while you work ... [-]

Master Specialized Banking And Financial Engineering

Institut Africain de Management
Campus Full time February 2018 Senegal Dakar

An ambitious program to train specialists of high finance. The Master in Banking and Financial Engineering offers a dual expertise in corporate finance and market to train specialists with a strong international dimension. [+]

An ambitious program to train specialists of high finance. The Master in Banking and Financial Engineering offers a dual expertise in corporate finance and market to train specialists with a strong international dimension.

This program obeys the BMD system and the ISO program design methodological repository 9001 version 2008. Originality, coherence and pedagogical structure have earned accreditation African and Malagasy Council of Higher Education (CAMES) and the center of excellence of the UEMOA.

It lasts four semesters divided into specialties and offering the student a rich and varied horizon in Banking and financial engineering. To obtain the Master in Banking and Financial engineering, beyond the validation of the student teaching units should have a memory, and support the pass.... [-]


Master Specialized Microfinance

Institut Africain de Management
Campus Full time February 2018 Senegal Dakar

A high-level training that creates social relationships and expresses a solidarity that goes in the direction of social and economic innovation. In recent years, microfinance pioneers in the higher education environment, through optional courses or some specialized masters. These courses meet both the needs of a growing sector and expectations of young people interested in jobs "that make sense." [+]

Become a social and economic innovation actor.

A high-level training that creates social relationships and expresses a solidarity that goes in the direction of social and economic innovation.

In recent years, microfinance pioneers in the higher education environment, through optional courses or some specialized masters. These courses meet both the needs of a growing sector and expectations of young people interested in jobs "that make sense."

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME Provide students with the technical skills

The overall objective of the program is to train immediately operational, capable to lead or accompany the daily sound and efficient management and the development of a Decentralized Financing System (DFS).... [-]


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... [-]