Master in Financial Economics in Africa

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Financial Economics

Financial economics, which is a subgroup of economics, is a subject dealing with the monetary aspect of trade and commerce. Financial economics focuses on the distribution of economic resources, the influence of economic decisions on the financial market and how to hedge risk when investing.

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MCom in Financial Economics

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 2 years February 2019 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. ... [-]