Honours Programmes in Economics (2019)

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Financial Economics (credits in parentheses)

Compulsory modules

 

Research Assignment (30)

Macroeconomics (12)

Microeconomics (12)

Mathematical Methods for Economics (14) [preceded by a 3 week intensive mathematics course]

Introductory Econometrics (12)

Public Economics (10)

International Finance (10)

Monetary Economics (10)

 

Elective modules

One of:

Financial Economics (10)

Derived Financial Instruments* (18)

Portfolio Management** (18)

 

* A final mark of 65% for Investment Management 344 is a prerequisite.

** Investment Management 254 is a prerequisite pass module. Investment Management 314, 324 & 354 are highly recommended and there is a selection of students.

Medium of instruction

English. Papers and essays can be written in either English or Afrikaans.

Closing date for application

Applications for a specific year must be received by the end of October of the previous year (South African citizens). For international students the closing date is the end of September of the previous year.

Commencement of programme

 7 January 2019.

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