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The philosophy and mission statement underlying the economics programme is to produce world class graduates equipped with critical skills and abilities to abstract using simplified models that identify the essence of a problem; analyse and reason deductively and inductively; marshal evidence, assimilate structure and analyse qualitative and quantitative data; communicate concisely the results to a wide audience, including those with no training in economics; think critically about the limits of one’s analysis in a broader socio-economic context; and draw economic policy inferences as well as recognize the potential constraints in their applications.


The objectives of the programme are to:

  • Create in students the awareness of and enthusiasm for economics and its applications;
  • Involve the students in an in tellectually stimulating and satisfying experience of learning and studying;
  • Provide a firm foundation of knowledge about the workings of an economy and to develop the relevant practical skills for the constructive use of that knowledge in a range of settings;
  • Develop in students the ability to apply the analytical tools, knowledge and skills acquired to offer solution to socio-economic problems in the society.
  • Equip students with appropriate tools of analysis to tackle issues and problems of economic policy;
  • Develop in students, through the study of economics, a range of transferable skills that will be of value in employment as well as in self-employment;
  • Provide students with the knowledge and skill base, from which they can proceed to further studies in economics, related areas or in inter-disciplinary areas that involve economics;
  • Provide students with analytical skills and the ability to develop simplified frameworks for studying the real world; and
  • Generate in students, an appreciation of the economic dimensions of wider and political issues.




The admission of candidates into the four-year degree programme in Economics is done in any one of the following ways:

  1. a) Through University Matriculation Examination (UME)

Candidate for admission into the four-year degree programme in Economics should possess a Senior West African School Certificate or General Certificate of Education, SSC, NECO or its equivalents with at least five credit passes, at not more than two sittings including Mathematics, English Language and Economics. In addition, candidates must have acceptable pass in UME.


  1. b) Direct Entry (3-year full-time degree programme)

Candidates for Direct Entry admission into the degree programme in Economics shall possess five credits in WAEC or NECO SSC/WASC/GCE or their equivalents, of which at least two shall be at Advanced Level, provided that such passes are not counted at both levels of the examination. For emphasis, credits in English Language, Mathematics and Economics are required.

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