Master of Science
Who can join?
Professionals working or aspiring to work in micro-finance service institutions; international organizations such as the UN and international financial institutions such as the World Bank Group or the African Development Bank; central bank or financial regulator; NGOs and private sector organizations. It is also recommended for those involved in policy formulation and implementation, or those interested in pursuing a career in development finance.
Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Commerce, Accounting, or Finance (with good quantitative background) or a non-finance related discipline with at least 3 years’ experience in finance related work
Duration: 2 years (five trimesters)
Finance & Risk Management
Cost for the optional educational trip abroad is not included in this fee structure. The cost will be determined by the choice of country to be visited and students will be advised accordingly.
This fee structure is subject to review by the University
All fees are payable in installments
Please contact the Enrollment office for additional information on programme requirements and fees structure
This programme will equip you with the expertise to turn ideas into financially sound, long-term development solutions that improve lives, uplift communities and place Africa on the global stage. You will gain skills to manage development finance, as well as design, implement, and evaluate development programs that support sustainability of the development.
Curriculum Road Map
Entrepreneurship, Ethics, & Development
Research and Quantitative Methods
International Finance for Development
Public Project Finance
Issues in Development Finance
Financial Risk Management
Financial Reporting & Accountability
Micro Enterprise Finance
Local and Regional Development
Entrepreneurships for Development
Governance & Ethics
Human Capital Development
Quantitative Techniques for Development
Research Skills for Development
Monitoring and Evaluation