Programme Description

As an Economics student, you’ll explore everything from pricing strategy and cost-benefit analysis to the impact of environmental policy and international exchange rates. in addition, you’ll learn to think analytically and quantitatively about a variety of economic and financial issues. Our focused and flexible NUC Accredited programme will deliver the knowledge and skills you need to advance your career whenever and wherever it’s convenient for you.

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Economics is a social science concerned with how societies deal with scarcity. Our NUC Accredited degree in economics trains you to model economic phenomena in a precise and rigorous way using quantitative tools such as algebra, calculus, and statistics. You’ll graduate with the qualifications for competitive positions in banking and finance, as well as top graduate programs in economics, business, and law.

It is expected that, at the end of the undergraduate programme in the Distance Learning Centre students would have acquired:

  • Knowledge of core principles of theoretical economics, i.e. microeconomics, macroeconomics and economic thought; and in the applied fields of economics such as Monetary, International trade, Financial system, Banking, etc.;
  • Knowledge of economic methodologies and quantitative tools of analysis such as mathematics, statistics or econometrics;
  • Skills of economic analysis of local, national, regional and international economic problems and
  • Intellectual skills, that is; capacity for critical analysis, research skills and some degree of computer literacy.

Minimum number of units per semester: 12 units

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Applicants must possess the basic university entry requirement of five (5) credit passes in O’level which include English Language, Mathematics, Economics any other two Social Science subjects from Economics, Commerce, Civic Education and Geography (WAEC, NECO or GCE) at not more than two sittings.

Direct Entry

  • Satisfy the O’Level requirements and have 2 A’Level passes including Economics at the IJMB Examination or Cambridge Moderated Schools or Basic Studies Terminal Examination.



Per Course

  • Prerequisite
    Not Applicable
  • Acceptance:
  • Examination Fee:
    ₦20,000 Per semester
  • Miscellaneous:
    ₦8,500 Per session

A Bachelors of Science degree in economics provides the analytical and quantitative skills you need to thrive in business, government, and public policy. You’ll prepare for diverse and exciting opportunities, including any of the following careers.

  • Economists
  • Investment Fund Managers
  • Survey Researchers
  • Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
  • Economics Teachers, Postsecondary
  • Amongst others