Cover letter for MSc Health Economics
With this letter I hereby wish to apply and state my motivation for entrance to the Master program in health Economics at the University of Nairobi for the 2015/16 academic year. I appreciate this opportunity to introduce myself at your University and I perceive it as a perfect opportunity to support my application for the Master program in health Economics offered by your University. With my educational background and working experience, I strongly believe that I am suitable candidate for the programme. I have chosen this University as my first choice because of valuable scholarly resources and well-known reputation of the highly qualified education of the University of Nairobi When introduced to economics in high school I realized that it interestingly qualified as a subject of both Arts and Science. It was an area defined by precise rules, principles and axioms and yet there was tremendous scope for self-expression in the form of interpretation and analysis. This facet of economics intrigued me very much and I decided to pursue further studies in Economics. During my under graduate days I equipped myself as best as I could, with various tools used in economic analysis. I obtained rigorous training in mathematics, micro and macroeconomics, economic development, econometrics and game theory. After completing the program, I joined Globacom Nigeria limited a telecommunication firm that made me see how human capital investment is being geared towards enhancing growth and development and how one might use economics to tackle real life problems, where simplified models, and assuming away of problems may offer no respite. I did some very interesting work here, which is described in my resume. I want to delve deeper into the subject to be able to carry out independent research and analysis I believe that countries in Africa are perfect place for studying Health policy. Since your University is the only...
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