An Overview of the Programme

The Master of Science (M.Sc) degree in Finance of the University of Nairobi is designed to assist students and enhance their managerial effectiveness within the fields of Finance, Accounting, Investments, Banking and Insurance. The programme is practical and career-oriented, while maintaining high standards of rigour and scholarship. It provides new skills, analytical tools and perspectives, which provide a sound basis for financial management, accounting, investments, banking and insurance. The Program has allows a student to major in two disciplines one of which must be Finance. A student can therefore specialize in any of the following four specialization areas

  1. Finance and Accounting
  2. Finance and Investment
  3. Finance and Banking
  4. Finance and Insurance

The M.Sc degree in Finance offers a unique opportunity for students to develop an appreciation of the causes and significance of current developments in the financial and corporate sectors, and to study advanced theory and practice relating to Finance, Accounting, Insurance, Banking and Investment. Teaching goes beyond theoretical concepts to practical knowledge based on cases and real life experiences; hence shared experiences by the diverse student body are an integral part of the M.Sc programme.

 

The M.Sc degree in Finance acts as a terminal degree for those interested in careers in the corporate world, but also as a preparatory course for those aspiring to pursue doctorates for careers in research and teaching in Finance, Accounting, Investments, Banking and Insurance.

The M.Sc in Finance of the University of Nairobi has two parts. Part one of the program entails course work and the second part entails research in the student chosen area of specialization.  Read Course structure and Duration for more information. Enroll to the M.SC in Finance of the University of Nairobi now. Download the Application form here   and the Referee Form