Master of Science in Development Finance

    Intake Periods
  • January
  • May
  • September
    Modes of Study
  • Weekend
  • Part Time
Course Overview

This programme will equip you with the expertise to turn ideas into financially sound, long-term development solutions that improve lives, uplift communities and place Africa on the global stage. You will gain skills to manage development finance, as well as design, implement, and evaluate development programs that support sustainability of the development.

Who Can Join

Professionals working or aspiring to work in micro-finance service institutions; international organizations such as the UN and international financial institutions such as the World Bank Group or the African Development Bank; central bank or financial regulator; NGOs and private sector organizations. It is also recommended for those involved in policy formulation and implementation, or those interested in pursuing a career in development finance.

Entry Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Commerce, Accounting, or Finance (with good quantitative background) or a non-finance related discipline with at least 3 years’ experience in finance related work Duration: 2 years (five trimesters)

Curriculum Road Map
Year (1)
Year (2)
  • Financial & Risk Management
  • International Finance for Development
  • Public Project Finance
  • Issues in Development Finance
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Financial Reporting & Accountability
  • Financial Service