• Give an introduction to the theoretical foundation of the principles of economics
  • Identifying key paradigm shifts in the contemporary world and their likely impact on economics
  • Identifying and critically analyze theories and models that shape the subject of economics and their application to the whole economic divide in policy formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • Give students a broader perspective of the business environment within which economic decisions are made and their likely impact on economic performance at corporate national and international levels,
  • Blending economic theory and industrial practice through case studies and student experiences in work related learning. The emphasis on real situations, examples and cases is envisaged to help students go beyond learning foundational concepts and skills, and gain exposure to a wide range of contemporary scenarios and opportunities to provide solutions to economic problems that characterize the ever-evolving operating environment.
  • Students must satisfy conditions for entry to undergraduate degree programmes stipulated in the General Regulations.
  •  For entry into the Faculty of Commerce, students must have passed 5 subjects at Ordinary level (or its equivalent).
  • The 5 subjects at Ordinary level should include English Language with at least a C grade.
  • Apart from 5 subjects at Ordinary level a student must have passed at least two subjects at „A‟ level. Preference shall be given to candidates with A‟ level Management of Business, Business Studies, Sociology or any Arts subjects.
  • In approved cases a student may be exempted from Part I courses on condition that the student does not complete the full-time programme in less than three full academic years.
  • Special Entry : Candidates who have successfully completed the Higher National Diploma in Human Resources Management or have otherwise obtained equivalent qualifications and have passed the Diploma with merit (credits and distinctions) in half of the programme courses may apply for direct entry into Part II of the degree programme.

The course of study for the B. Comm. in Economics is normally 4 years comprising eight (8) semesters of study and one academic year of placement. The combination of modules within the Honours Degree programme shall be wide enough to allow a student to cover various issues in Economics

  • Agricultural Economists.
  • Economic Analysts.
  • Economists within various Government Ministries, Financial Institutions
  • Academics.
  • Business and Management Consultants.
  • Fiscal and Monetary Policy Advisors.
  • Investment Analysts and Advisors.
  • Life Assurance and Pension Planning Advisors.
  • Insurance Underwriters.
  • Securities Traders/Brokers.
Full Programme Structure

  • COEC 1101 Principles of Economics
  • COAF 1102 Quantitative Analysis for Business I
  • COAF 1103 Principles of Management
  • COAF 1104 Introduction to Information Technology and Information Literacy
  • COAF 1106 Business Communication
  • COAF 1101/ 1107 Financial Accounting IA/Accounting 1A
  • COEC 1201 Principles of Economics
  • COEC 1204 Mathematics for Economists I
  • COAF 1202 Quantitative Analysis for Business II
  • COHR 1204 Business Law
  • IDPL 1201 Peace and Leadership Studies
  • COAF 1201/1207 Financial Accounting IB/Accounting 1B
  • COEC 2101 Microeconomics
  • COAF 2101 Financial Accounting IIA
  • COEC 2102 Agricultural Economics
  • COEC 2103 Statistical Analysis and Applications
  • COEC 2104 Mathematics for Economists II 4 48 COEC 2105 International Trade Theory and Policy
  • COEC 2201 Macroeconomics
  • COAF 2201 Financial Accounting IIB
  • COHR 2204 Entrepreneurship
  • COEC 2205 Research Methods for Economists
  • COEC 2206 Econometrics I
  • COAF 2206 Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management

COEC 3001 Industrial Attachment

  • Student's Work Related Learning Report
  • Academic Supervisor's Assessment Report
  • Employer's Assessment Report
  • COEC 4101 Advanced Microeconomics
  • COEC 4102 Econometrics II
  • COEC 4103 Monetary Economics
  • COEC 4104 Development Economics
  • COEC 4105 Labour Economics
  • COEC 4106 Public Sector Economic
  • COEC 4201 Advanced Macroeconomics and Policy
  • COEC 4203 Managerial Economics
  • COEC 4204 Environmental Economics
  • COEC 4205 International Economics
  • COEC 4206 Dissertation