The program is tailored to prepare students in careers, financial institutions, finance department of companies, regulatory institutions and government departments.
It’s also for the purpose of encouraging research in the dynamic and ever evolving disciplines of finance and economics that can enable them initiate and or comprehend innovations in the financial markets, processes and instruments.
MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT
A candidate must satisfy either of the following:
•Be a holder of bachelor of commerce degree with at least upper second class honor from JKUAT or
•Bachelor of business administration or accounting with an upper second class honors or
•Bachelor of Science degree in finance, accounting, mathematics, statistics, engineering, physics, actuarial science or related quantitative discipline from JKUAT or any other recognized university with at least an upper second class honors.
•Bachelor degree in any relevant field with an upper second class honors from JKUAT or any other recognized university with final qualification in CFA(Certified Financial Analyst) or CQF(Certified Quantitative Finance) or post graduate diploma at least credit pass in finance, accounting , or statistics, actuarial science, mathematics or any quantitative field.
•Holders of lower second class honors of science degree in finance, accounting, mathematics, statistics, engineering physics, actuarial science or related quantitative disciplines from JKUAT or any other recognized university.
The program is offered in 4 academic semesters and the candidate must complete the degree within a minimum of two calendar years or a maximum of four calendar years
The first academic year will comprise ten (12) course unit and the second year will comprise of five (11) course units each unit having a series of 45 contact hours.