About Master of Science in Economics
Obtain a deep understanding of modern economics and econometrics to analyze the changing world economy. The online Master of Science in Economics program is designed to meet the increasing demand for high-quality economics professionals in both public and the private sector all over the world.
Advanced microeconomics I
Advanced macroeconomic theory I
Mathematics for economics
Research Methods & Statistics
Advanced Macroeconomic Theory II
Advanced Microeconomic Theory II
GEC 650 Statistics for Economics
Select Stream 1, 2, 3 or 4
Economics of Development
Public Sector Economics
Corporate Finance and Investment
Financial Analysis and Management
Fundamental of Public Health
The MSc economics distance learning programme will be offered through eLearning under the Directorate of Distance Education and Open Learning for a duration of two years.
The master of science in economics distance learning program will shape you into tomorrow’s leader by teaching you how to achieve sustainable economic growth.Learn how to leverage the strengths and weaknesses of an enterprise, organization or country, without sacrificing the well-being of the collective. Masters in applied economics will provide you with key knowledge and tools to analyze common economic problems in markets and organizations such as externalities, taxes, competition, public goods, and information problems.MSc economics online degree program is designed for students willing to pursue careers in dynamic firms and corporations, consultancies, and public organizations. It also offers a solid foundation for those planning to pursue an academic career in the field of economics.
Tuition and Fees
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*Average monthly payments of Zambian 2666.66 ZMW – International 266.66 USD
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- O levels – 6 credits or better in 5 subjects including Maths & English
- National Students – NRC/Zambian Passport
- International Students – Passports
- Application fee of 200 ZMW/25 USD
- Scanned copies of Bachelor’s degree and official
- transcripts (accredited by HEA) or equivalent
Top job roles for the masters in applied economics graduates are economist, financial risk analyst, data analyst, financial planner, financial controller and financial economist.
The demand for economics professionals is expected to increase even more in the near future due to substantial growth of the global economy.
Rest assured that you’re making a right choice as the Copperbelt University is both accredited and recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Zambia, under the Higher Education Act No. 4 of 2013.
MBA degree programs have a broader scope, while master of science in economics and business administration offers deeper and more specialized knowledge. MSc economics graduates develop specific skill sets that set them apart as experts in a particular field or subject.
According to research, master’s in economics is ranked as the 4th highest paying postgraduate degree. Obtaining your MSc economics distance learning degree will shape you into a strong candidate for top-tier positions across industries.
Absolutely! Our master of science in economics online programme comes in a convenient, flexible format that fits your busy lifestyle.
Department Contact Info
P.O Box 21692, Jambo Drive, Kitwe, Zambia
Mon – Fri 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.