Master of Finance - Kenya School Of Monetary Studies - KSMS | Educartis

2 years
On Campus


Course Overview

This two year Masters programme aims to fast-track students careers by providing them with a strong foundation in the principles and practice of finance, a strong base of new concepts and knowledge, new skills, analytical tools, and perspectives which provide a sound basis for financial decision making. By focusing both on theoretical learning and crucial practical experience, graduates of this programme will learn to develop strategic financial objectives, improve investment decisions, design financial instruments, manage corporate risk, and seize new business opportunities. 

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 course, students will be able to: 

  • Gain the knowledge and skills required to fulfil their professional goals. 
  • Apply the relevant decision making skills to solve real world problems encountered by businesses and investors. 
  • Apply financial theory to solve a variety of problems in investment management, risk management, and corporate finance. 
  • Produce a well-written, clear, and concise statement of the analysis of a complex business issue. 
  • Develop a strong foundation upon which to think about and address ethical issues in the context of financial markets and institutions. 

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Certification obtained

Masters in Finance

What jobs will I qualify for?

This Masters programme will enhance students skills for a number of careers, including: 

  • Investment Banker
  • Corporate Finance Consultant 
  • Hedge Fund Manager
  • Commercial Banker



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 for this course, students must be a holder of either: 

  • A Bachelor's degree with AT LEAST Upper Second Class Honours or its equivalent from an institution recognised by the JKUAT senate 
  • A Bachelor's degree with Lower Second Class Honours provided that the candidate can show proven evidence of research ability and/or three years relevant work experience 
  • A degree in any discipline from a university recognised by the JKUAT Senate with AT LEAST Lower Second Class Honours with a post-graduate Diploma in Economics or a Business Related area 

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: 

  • Financial Accounting and Management 
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Corporate Finance 
  • Modeling & Analytics
  • Tax Factors in Business Decisions
  • Entrepreneurship 
  • Global Strategic Valuation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Leadership Skills
  • Communication Skills 

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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