Master of Commerce in Economics
Programme Type : Full Time
Fees : Fees
Faculty : Commerce
Department : Accounting and Finance
Programme Duration : 2 Years
Economics is vital to a changing modern life as it seeks to understand, assess and explain the mechanisms of markets and national economies. This importance of Economics to the Botswana Economy is as espoused in the National Development Plan (NDP 11) and the Vision 2036. Botswana, through Vision 2036, aims at achieving the pillars of Sustainable Economic Development and Human and Social Development. The two pillars emphasize transformation to a knowledge based economy that would enable citizens to globally compete in driving economic growth and diversification. There is need to therefore develop skills, competencies and experts who will drive this transformation.
- Financial Economists
- Monetary Economists
- International Trade Specialists
- Market Analysts
- Budget Analysts
- Investment Analysts
- Economic Advisors
- Degree, Post Graduate Diploma in Economics or any equivalent qualification in the fields of Business, Commerce and Management Studies with compulsory modules in Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Mathematics/Statistics.
- Candidates who do not have these minimum academic qualifications but have five years relevant work experience in a related field, will be considered.
The programme will run over a duration of 24 months (2 years)