Masters of Arts in Sociology

Duration: 2 years

Semesters: 4

This is a two- year programme which aims at producing social scientists who will be dedicated academically and committed to the examination of society and the social world. The program offers four areas of specializations: Medical Sociology, Sociology of Organizations, Environmental Sociology, and Rural Sociology.

Modules

- Quantitative Techniques for Finance
- Corporate Finance
- Business Analysis and Valuation
- Financial Markets and Institutions
- Financial Risk Management

- Research Methods for Finance
- Institutional Investment
- Investment and Portfolio Management
- Behavioural Finance
- Elective Module
- MSc-FI Dissertation

 Elective Modules – choose one
- Emerging Financial Markets
- Project Management
- Corporate Governance and Ethics

Minimum Entry Qualifications:

i. Advanced Diploma in a related field from a recognized higher learning institution with a minimum GPA of 3.5 (on a 5-point scale) and above
OR
ii. Bachelor degree in a related field from a recognized higher learning institution with a minimum GPA of 3.5 (on a 5-point scale).
OR
iii. Bachelor degree in a related field from a recognized higher learning institution with a minimum GPA of 2.7 (on a 5-point scale) plus five years of work experience in a related field.
OR
iv. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in related field from a recognized higher learning institution with minimum GPA of 4 (on a 5-point scale).
v. For applicants with unclassified Bachelor Degree the GPA should be computed and the criteria should apply.

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