How much does tuition cost?

Tuition is charged on a per-course basis, which is N15,000 per course, regardless of your programme of study. Keep in mind that other fees apply.

What is the duration of the programme?

The programme runs for a minimum of four and maximum of six academic sessions for UTME candidates, while for Direct Entry candidates, a minimum of three and maximum of five academic sessions.

Will Economics students be required to take elective courses?

Yes. Students will take electives from other courses within social sciences such as sociology, mass communication & political science, as well as general study courses.

Will Economics students be required to write projects?

Yes. Projects are six credit units which are to be taken in final year.

What is the minimum pass mark?

The minimum pass mark is 45% or GP of 1.00, hence, a minimum CGPA of 1.00 is required for graduation.

What is the grading system like?

Semester grades are calculated as Grade Point Averages (GPA) on the basis of A, B, C, D and F, which are equivalent to 5, 4, 3, 2, and 0 grade points (GP), respectively. This means that A is 70-100, B is 60-69, C is 50-59, and D is 45-49, with F being 0-44.

What is the minimum pass mark?

The minimum pass mark is 45% or GP of 1.00, hence, a minimum CGPA of 1.00 is required for graduation.

What is the duration of the programme?

The programme runs for a minimum of four and maximum of six academic sessions for UTME candidates, while for Direct Entry candidates, a minimum of three and maximum of five academic sessions.

What is the course structure like?

In 100 level, all students will be required to take the same core courses before choosing an area of specialization in 200 level. The areas of specialization are actuarial science, banking & finance, management, marketing.

What is the grading system like?

Semester grades are calculated as Grade Point Averages (GPA) on the basis of A, B, C, D and F, which are equivalent to 5, 4, 3, 2, and 0 grade points (GP), respectively. This means that A is 70-100, B is 60-69, C is 50-59, and D is 45-49, with F being 0-44.

What are the entry requirements for the Sociology programme?

Candidates seeking Admission into the Department through UME must have five credits in relevant subjects, one of which must be a credit in English and two in social sciences. A minimum of a Pass in Mathematics is required.

Candidates seeking admission into the Department through Direct Entry must have passes in at least two Advanced Level Arts and Social Sciences subjects in addition to at least three Ordinary Level Credits one of which must be English Language. A minimum of pass in Mathematics.

What is the total number of credit units students will be required to take throughout the Sociology programme?

UTME students will be required to take a minimum of 120 units and a maximum of 135 units, while Direct Entry students will have to take at least 90 units and at most 102 units.

What is the grading system like?

Semester grades are calculated as Grade Point Averages (GPA) on the basis of A, B, C, D and F, which are equivalent to 5, 4, 3, 2, and 0 grade points (GP), respectively. This means that A is 70-100, B is 60-69, C is 50-59, and D is 45-49, with F being 0-44.

What are the available programmes of study?

B.Sc. Economics, B.Sc. Business Administration, B.Sc. Public Administration & B.Sc. Sociology.

What are the entry requirements for the Economics programme?

All candidates applying for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics must have at least five credits in SSCE, SC, GCE O/L obtained at not more than two sittings. The five credits must include credit in Mathematics; credit in English Language in SSCE, SC, GCE O/L or IJMB English Language and credit in Economics. The other credits can be from other subjects like Additional mathematics, Geography, Government, Accounting, Commerce, etc.

For the Four-Year Programme, applicants must write the Universities Matriculation Examination (UME) and attain an acceptable standard in the use of English, Mathematics, Economics and any other subject. For the three-year programme for which admission is given to 200 level, prospective candidates must, in addition to satisfying the O’ Level requirements, have sat for three A’ Level subjects including Economics and must have passed them creditably.

What is the total number of credit units students will be required to take throughout the Economics programme?

For the four-year programme, students will be required to take a minimum of 120 units and a maximum of 168 units, while for the three-year programme, students will have to take at least 90 units and at most 146 units. 

What is the grading system like?

Semester grades are calculated as Grade Point Averages (GPA) on the basis of A, B, C, D and F, which are equivalent to 5, 4, 3, 2, and 0 grade points (GP), respectively. This means that A is 70-100, B is 60-69, C is 50-59, and D is 45-49, with F being 0-44.

What are the entry requirements for the Public Administration programme?

All candidates to be admitted into the B.Sc degree in Public Administration programme must possess five (5) O’level credits in English Language, Economics, Government/History and any other two (2) credits in social science or Art subject in the SSCCE, WASC, NECO  at not more than two (2) sittings. At UTME level, candidates must write Government, Economic or History, English language and any other social science or art subject. The ‘A’ Level subjects for Direct Entry candidates must include Government/History and Economics.

Will Public Administration students be required to write projects?

Yes. Projects are six credit units which are to be taken in final year.

What are the entry requirements for the Business Administration programme?

All candidates to be admitted into the B.Sc degree in Business Administration programme must possess a minimum of five (5) credits in S.S.C.E., G.C.E, O/L or equivalent. A candidate must have 5 credits in English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any other two relevant subjects, at not more than two sittings, and must write Universities Matriculation Examination (UME) and attain an acceptable standard in the use of English, Mathematics, Economics and any other relevant subject.

Direct Entry candidates must have Two A/Level passes in IJMB Examination or Cambridge Moderated Schools or Basic Studies Terminal Examination. The passes should be in any two of the following subject Economics, Accounting, Business Management, Statistics, Government and Geography.

Also, a candidate with a Diploma in Accounting, Banking and Finance, Insurance or Management with a minimum of Merit Pass from Ahmadu Bello University may be accepted into the programme.

Will Business Administration students be required to take elective courses?

Yes. Students will take electives from other courses within the business administration faculty.

Will Business Administration students be required to write projects?

Yes. Projects are six credit units which are to be taken in final year.

What is the duration of the programme?

The programme runs for a minimum of four and maximum of six academic sessions for UTME candidates, while for Direct Entry candidates, a minimum of three and maximum of five academic sessions.

What is the minimum pass mark?

The minimum pass mark is 45% or GP of 1.00, hence, a minimum CGPA of 1.00 is required for graduation.

Will Sociology students be required to write projects?

Yes. Projects are six credit units which are to be taken in final year.

What is the minimum pass mark?

The minimum pass mark is 45% or GP of 1.00, hence, a minimum CGPA of 1.00 is required for graduation.