University of Nairobi
  • University of Nairobi (UoN)
  • Masters Program
  • 4 years

MA. ECONOMICS OF MULTILATERAL TRADING SYSTEMS program at University of Nairobi course details

Course Overview

The School of economics at the University of Nairobi has an outstanding research capacity. Areas of capacity concentration include development economics, health economics, environmental and resource economics, macro economics, trade and finance, industrial and enterprise economics. The School also maintains close interactions with the School of Mathematics, Institute of Development Studies, the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics, the World Bank, the International Development Research Centre, the Central Bank of Kenya and the Ministry of Finance among other strategic institutions.

Minimum Entry Requirements

Entry requirements to the University of Nairobi for the above programme

1.      Holders of at least an Upper Second Class Honours degree in Economics;

2.      Holders of equivalent degrees or qualifications from other universities recognized by the Senate of the University of Nairobi.

Course Program

Compulsory Core Course Units

First  Year

Advanced Microeconomics

Advanced Microeconomics II

Advanced Macroeconomics I

Advanced Macroeconomics II

Quantitative Methods I

Quantitative Methods II

Development Economics II

History of Economic Thought

Research paper

International Economics

The Legal Regime of the General Agreement on Trade and Tariffs (GATT) and the World

Trading Organization (WTO)

Second Year

First Semester: Electives

Introduction to the Economics of Interníl Trading Systems

Economics of the World Trading System

International Intellectual Property Law

Development Economics-Selected Topics

Science and Technology Policy

Industrial Development Policies

Agricultural Policy Analysis and Mgt.

Negotiating Skills and Bargaining Theory

The Law relating to International and Regional Economic Institutions

Environmental Economics

Transport Economics

Research Methods in Economics

Econometric Theory and Practice

 Game Theory

Research Paper

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