College of Social and Management Science

Programme Name B.Sc. Economics
Programme Duration 4 Years for Regular (UTME) Students, 3 years for direct entry candidates
Scholarship No
Description

Achievers University’s B.Sc. Economics Programme is designed to expose students to the concepts, theories and empirical economic analysis, research methodology and possible policy propositions, which have practical application in the global workplace and particularly in the Nigerian economic system. It is also designed to develop and improve students understanding of analysis of data on socio-economic issues, using relevant statistical and econometric techniques.

Training potential economists, who through acquisition of economic principles and application of same, can analyze economic problems with a view to coming up with alternative policy suggestions and their various implications. Other related ones are to:

  • Train potential economists who are not just familiar with economic theories, but who are also conscious of the limitations of those theories as they relate to an underdeveloped economic setting like that of Nigeria
  • Train potential economists to know how to design and formulate economic policies which are socially relevant to the Nigerian economic situation and the global setting at large.
  • Expose students to theoretical and practical courses which will ensure that their level of creativity is raised and that they are able to promote the spirit of self - reliance and entrepreneurship in an increasingly competitive and entrepreneurial world.
  • Train students who will contribute to the high level manpower development requirements of the country.
  • Develop understanding of the Nigerian and the global economic problems for possible solution.
Fee Structure

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Others

The department offers the following options are provided within the process of preparing the course outlines:

  • Industrial Economics for potential managers in industries.
  • Monetary Economics for potential bankers.
  • Energy Economics for would- be energy analysts.
  • Agricultural Economics for potential agric experts.
  • Econometrics for quantitative economic analysts.
  • Labor Economics for labor managers.

Given the philosophy, the objectives, the various course outlines and the students’ exposure into relevant theoretical and empirical issues in Economics, the career options include that of developing:

  • Consultant Economists.
  • Economic Analysts.
  • Economic Entrepreneurs.
  • Academics/Economic Lecturers.
  • Banking/Financial Managers.
  • Economic Researchers in Research Institutes.
  • Economic Advisers to government.
  • Board Members of Corporations.