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Varsity introduces Diploma in Financial Economics

The Diploma in Financial Economic is a programme suitable for those aspiring to get right skills and qualification in corporate finance, critical thinking skills and in principles that guide the day today running of business organisations efficiently and effectively in a competitive environment. The Financial Economics diploma prepares students for careers in financial services and consulting, as well as efficient resource management in all fields. The diploma builds students skills related to corporate finance, capital markets and securities pricing.

Rationale of the programme

The course in Diploma in Financial Economics is geared towards enhancement of knowledge and skills in economics and finance .In particular the graduate from this programme will have a solid background in monetary theory, investment analysis, forecasting methods, financial problem solving and IT skills. It will focus on empirical investigation into financial and economic issues.

Why study the programme/career prospects

Financial Economics course is considered as ever green subject due to its high utility and huge demand in the job markets. The job markets include consultancy, government economists, micro finance, economic analysts, Economics teacher, Industry analyst, Auditor, Marketing analyst among others.

Minimum entry requirements

  1. KCSE or equivalent certificate with a minimum of C (plain) and grade C- (Minus) in both Mathematics and English or similar grades in an equivalent examination approved by the University Senate. OR
  2. KACE or equivalent Certificate with a minimum of 2 principles passes and O level Credit in Mathematics and English Language. OR
  3. Certificate in relevant disciplines with a minimum f C- (minus at KCSE from an institution recognized by the University Senate.

Fees

Download the most recent fee structure here

Application form

Applications can be downloded here , you can also submit your application online here