About Master of Arts in Economic Policy
Gain a strong foundation in economic theory and its application, quantitative methods, and the basic tools of management analysis with the online Master of Arts in Economic Policy. Tackle the dynamic business environment head on by developing critical skills, as well as obtaining the theoretical framework and the comparative and practical approaches needed to succeed.
Year 1: Stage I
Advanced microeconomics I
Advanced macroeconomic theory I
Mathematics for economics
Year 1: Stage II
Economic policy analysis
Advanced microeconomic theory II
Advanced macroeconomic theory II
Year 2: Stage III
Year 2: Stage IV
Corporate finance and investment
Public sector economics
The master of arts economics programme will be offered through eLearning under the Directorate of Distance Education and Open Learning for a duration of two years.
The Master of Arts in Economic Policy will equip you with interdisciplinary knowledge and skills crucial for managing institutions of all sizes. Gain a thorough understanding of the economic forces at play and learn to apply mathematical concepts and modeling, technology tools, and more. This programme will shape you into a skilled economic analyst ready to take on the consulting industry, banking, or government. Masters in economic policy and planning is designed to meet the needs of students who want to specialize in economics as a career concentration and to work in the field or are looking to pursue a Ph.D. later on.
Tuition and Fees
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*Average monthly payments of 2000 ZMW – 200 USD
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The applicants’ requirements for admission to the Master of Arts in Economic policy are:
• Full grade 12 certificate including English and Math at credit level.
• Any undergraduate degree in any field from a recognized institution.
Five of the most common job titles for ma economic policy management graduates are economist, data scientist, professor of economics, senior financial analyst, and data analyst.
The demand for economics professionals is expected to increase even more in the near future due to substantial growth of the global economy.
You don’t have to worry 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 arts in economics offers more specific industry knowledge. MA economic policy management 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 master of arts in economic policy will shape you into a strong candidate for high-paying positions across industries.
Absolutely! Our online masters in economic policy 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.