A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. A master's degree prepares students to lead or manage. A master's degree also prepares a person for a range of pursuits through specialized study of a field.
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.
An African educational adventure can be exciting since the continent's rich traditional heritage is so vital to the culture. Africans legendary hospitality is welcoming to strangers and its multiethnic cities so exciting with its African music, dance and arts, both traditional and modern, constitute whole other worlds of application and delight; and there is a couple of esthetic experiences wherever you go to compare and contrast with the color, swirl, smell, and sounds of an African market.
Master of Arts (MA) in Economic Studies in Africa
MPhil in Development Finance (Coursework) [+]
This programme has been approved in terms of the new Higher Education Qualification Framework (HEQF).ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
A four-year Bachelor’s or Honours degree in Economics, Commerce, Accounting, Finance, or other finance-related degrees or postgraduate diplomas at NQF Level 8, with an aggregate pass of 60%. Admission is subject to departmental selection criteria as determined by the Faculty Management Committee. Preference will be given to those candidates with proven work experience in the finance departments of development banking and non-banking finance institutions government-linked development finance departments or other institutions like municipalities and NGOs.RE-ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS ... [-]
The EPM Programme in Ghana is aimed at strengthening the institutional and human capacity of the Department of Economics at the University of Ghana to offer graduate-level training in Economic Policy Management (EPM) for mid-career policy advisors. The training is primarily expected to improve and enhance the efficiency of public sector policy [+]
The EPM Programme in Ghana is aimed at strengthening the institutional and human capacity of the Department of Economics at the University of Ghana to offer graduate-level training in Economic Policy Management (EPM) for mid-career policy advisors. The training is primarily expected to improve and enhance the efficiency of public sector policy analysts and economic managers in Ghana and Anglophone countries of West Africa. To a limited degree, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and private individuals are also eligible to undertake the programme. Based on need assessment, a limited number of applicants from outside Anglophone West Africa may be offered admission.
The programme is offered in two categories: regular and evening. The evening programme is fee-paying and its content is the same that of the regular programme.... [-]