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|Tuition Fees:||$4,030 for the full programme|
|Part-time Study:||2 Years|
|Final Award:||Master of Economic Science|
|Academic Unit:||Faculty of Commerce, Law & Management|
|Application Deadline:||30 April 2020|
The Division of Economics prides itself on the diversity of interests and fields of its faculty. The faculty is actively involved in research and publication activities and is active in international and national professional societies. The research interests of the Division are both applied and theoretical, spanning from financial market dynamics, firm and industry dynamics, political economy, technological institutions, and social welfare issues.
The Masters in Economics Science comprises 6 courses – 4 compulsory and 2 electives – as well as a research paper.
In addition, the candidate must choose four elective courses offered for Economics and Economic Science Masters.
(NB: Not all electives will be offered every year.)
Masters by coursework and research report:
Additional Entry RequirementsApplicants are required to hold a BCom Honours degree in Economics/ Economic Sciences (or equivalent) from a recognised university and must have achieved an average of at least 65% in the Honours degree to be considered.
International applicants and South African applicants who do not hold South African university degrees must have their degree(s) assessed by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) before making an application. Ideally, the applicant should apply for SAQA assessment at least 3 months before applying to the Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management. Please see the SAQA website for more details: www.saqa.co.za
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*Students from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) member countries pay the same annual tuition fees as South Africans plus an International Registration Fee (IRF). The SADC member countries are Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
*Students sponsored by the Government of Rwanda will be treated as and pay the same amount as SADC students.
*Students from all other countries (Non-SADC) will pay the same amount as South African Students
*Diplomats and their dependents stationed in South Africa & International Wits employees and their dependents will pay South African tuition fees + International Registration Fee (IRF).