Postgraduate Studies

We offer several postgraduate degrees. Prospective students should consult the EMS Faculty yearbook for more information on the programmes offered.

Current postgraduate students can find the degree requirements, course descriptions, and other administrative rules in the department's Postgraduate Brochure (2022).

Honours Degrees

  • BCom (Hons) in Economics
  • BCom (Hons) in Econometrics

We plan to enrol no more than 50 honours students (across both degree programmes) per year.

In recent years, we have received roughly 200 applications for our honours programme each year. Of these, we usually accept around 60 applications.

Masters' Degrees

  • MCom in Economics
  • MCom in Econometrics
  • MPhil in Economics

All of our masters' degrees have a coursework and dissertation component. We recommend the MPhil for those students who plan to continue their studies at PhD level.

We plan to enrol no more than 30 masters' students (across all three degree programmes) per year.

In recent years, we have received roughly 150 applications for our masters' programme each year. Of these, we usually accept around 40 applications.

PhD

  • PhD in Economics

We plan to accept at most 10 students into the PhD programme each year.

In recent years, we have received roughly 30 applications for our PhD programme each year. Of these, we usually accept 10 (or fewer) applications.

 

 

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