Master in Financial Economics - Kenya School Of Monetary Studies - KSMS | Educartis

2 years
On Campus


Course Overview

This two year Master course draws on students' strengths in economics, finance, and econometrics to impart a rigorous and deep understanding of financial markets. This on-campus course combines a solid education in economic theory with exposure to the field of finance through internships and crucial practical experience, helping prepare learners for a range of exciting career possibilities, ensuring that they are job-ready upon graduation. 

Careers in economics are as diverse as they come, with job roles covering everything from food and agriculture to business and banking. Depending on your area of interest, this degree will help you develop specialised analytical skills, enabling you to enter multiple industries and build a career that is challenging, evolving, very satisfying, and well-paid. If this sounds like the right path for you, then this course will provide you with a solid foundation upon which you can enhance your employability and gain a significant advantage in the job market.

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

Upon completion of this programme, students will be able to: 

  • Develop their critical and analytical abilities in mathematics and economics. 
  • Understand financial markets. 
  • Perform routine financial calculations, using widely available computer software for the purpose of forecasting, regulation and analysis.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of the relevant empirical and theoretical research methodology.
  • Recognise the roles and obligations of the major financial institutions, especially as seen from the point of view of financial regulators and policy makers.

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Certification obtained

Masters in Financial Economics 

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will open students up to exciting careers such as: 

  • Financial Economist
  • Quantitative Analyst 
  • Stockbroker 
  • Director of Finance



On Campus, 2 years, October 2019


On Campus, 2 years, October 2019


On Campus, 18 months, March 2020


When do I start?

Next available course

Admission Criteria

To apply, students require: 

  • A background in Economics, Finance or Business 
  • At least a 2nd upper or 2nd lower with 3 years of post qualification work experience 

How do I apply?

Applicants must either send via DHL or any other form of preferred postage: 

  • 2 signed copies of a duly filled application form 
  • Certified copy of the highest certificate and transcript 
  • Copy of evidence of payment of application processing fees which is 2,000 KES or USD. 30 

Payment options

The total fee for this course is 483,000 KES

Fee Structure
Semester 1 - 175,00 KES
Semester 2 - 92,000 KES
Semester 3 - 23,000 KES

Examination Fee: 40,000 KES
Registration Fee: 2,500 KES
Project Supervision: 40,000 KES
Student Identification: 2,500 KES
Computer and Internet Use: 15,000 KES
Internship Programme: 50,000 KES
Alumni Membership Fee: 15,000 KES
Library Fee: 15,000 KES
Student Activity: 8,000 KES
Caution Money: 5,000 KES

Detailed course information

This course is taken on-campus at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies. Topics covered include: 

  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Macroeconomic Theory 
  • Mathematical Finance
  • Econometric Methods
  • Money and Banking 
  • Economics of Financial Markets 
  • Monetary Policy 
  • Political Economy and Economic Policy 
  • Corporate Finance 

Where and When


Kenya School Of Monetary Studies - KSMS

Nordin Road Off Thika Super Highway - P.O. Box 65041 - 00681 Nairobi Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya


Kenya School Of Monetary Studies - KSMS

Nordin Road Off Thika Super Highway - P.O. Box 65041 - 00681 Nairobi Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya


Kenya School Of Monetary Studies - KSMS

Nordin Road Off Thika Super Highway - P.O. Box 65041 - 00681 Nairobi Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya

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