The Master of Financial Economics is designed to prepare students to be scholars, to develop the students’ capacities to understand issues and problems at the frontiers of knowledge and to make significant contributions to knowledge. The program’s overall educational goals are to provide advanced training in Financial Economics Research, to develop new knowledge in science, and to disseminate the knowledge gained through the appropriate channel. These educational objectives can be itemized as follows:
- Produce competent researchers in Financial Economics who can communicate new and innovative research findings to scientists and engineers worldwide,
- Train Financial Economists who are well versed in the general body of knowledge in the economics,
- Produce researchers with specialized knowledge in Financial Economics and
- Increase the number of specialists in Financial Economics needed for nation building.
- Provide innovative solutions to financial issues for increased economic prosperity and growth.
In order to achieve these aims and objectives, the major areas of focus offered by the department are:
- Advanced Microeconomics
- Advanced Macroeconomics
- Advanced Mathematical Economics
- Development Economics
- International Economics
- Financial and Monetary Economics
- Energy and Petroleum Economics