Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Science in Economics in Nigeria

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Science in Economics(Economics)
  • Major Subject: Economics
  • Course Category: Degree Courses

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Science in Economics

  • Kwararafa University Kwararafa University, Wukari  
    Course entry requirements:
    (i) Admissions through the UTME
    For admission to 100 level, candidates must possess five (5) credit passes at Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE), GCE, NECO or equivalent in relevant subjects in not more than two sittings; and obtain a score of 140 and above in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.

    -University shall insist on possession of credit passes in English Language and Mathematics for all categories of students.
    -The University shall also conduct post JAMB screening to ensure that only the best students are admitted. In addition to the general admission requirements stated above, a candidate must meet specific departmental requirements

    (ii) Admission through Direct Entry mode
    -For admission to 200 level, candidates must possess five (5) passes at credit level (including English Language) at Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE), GCE, NECO or equivalent in relevant subjects in not more than two sittings.
    -In addition to the above, candidates should have at least two advanced level passes in the General Certificate of Education examination in relevant subjects, or
    -Ordinary National Diploma with credit level or Nigeria Certificate of Education (NCE) with Credit level.
    -Passes in two IJMB/JUPEB courses out of the three

    Admissions into 300 level
    Candidates with HND, or third class degree can apply for admission into 300 level.

    Kwararafa University also offers the Interim Joint Matriculations Board (IJMB)programme. It is a nationally recognized one year programme which offers successful candidates the opportunity of gaining Direct entry (200 level) admission into any of the Universities

    (iii) The entry requirements for IJMB
    For admission to IJMB, a candidates must possess four(4) credit passes at Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE), GCE, NECO or equivalent in relevant subjects in not more than two sittings.

    The subjects offered at IJMB include: Lit. in English, History, CRK, Government, Economics, Business Studies, Accounting, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Geography, Agricultural Science, among others.

    A combination of any 3 subjects grants admission to study for degrees in:
    -The Natural Sciences
    -Health Sciences
    -Agricultural Science
    -Social and Management Sciences
  • Obong University Obong University, Obong Ntak  
    Course Entry Requirements:
    -In order to obtain a B.Sc. degree in Economics under the four-year programme, a student must successfully complete courses up to a minimum of 130 credit hours and a maximum of 144 credit hours. At least eighty (80) of these credit hours must be in courses offered by the department (core courses).

    -To obtain a B.Sc. Economics degree under the three-year programme, a student must successfully complete courses up to a minimum of 103 credit hours and a maximum of 117 credit hours. At least 74 of these credit hours must be in courses offered by the department (core courses).

    -A student must take the number of units indicated in the programme per semester. A credit unit can be defined as one hour of lectures; one hour of tutorial; two hours of seminar; three hours of laboratory or fieldwork; six hours of teaching practice and four hours of industrial attachment where applicable.

    -A student must satisfy the departmental requirements in his/ her selection of compulsory and optional (elective) courses. A compulsory (or required) course is one a student must take and pass in. In other words, no student who fails a compulsory course can be awarded a degree. An optional (or elective) course is one where a student must take but not necessarily pass in. This is to say that, a student who fails in an optional course can still be awarded a degree. Should a student find it necessary to leave an optional course taught in the department for another course taught outside the Department, the permission of the Head of Department must be sought /obtained.
  • Christopher University Christopher University, Mowe  
    Course entry requirements:

    (a) U.T.M.E Requirements
    -UTME subjects include Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and any other social sciences subject. Candidates must have had a minimum of five credits at Ordinary Levels (SSCE/NECO) or equivalent with the qualifying subjects including credits in English, Mathematics, Economics, and any other two social science subjects. The pre-degree programme of Christopher University or of any other universities recognised by the Senate can be considered having satisfied the UTME requirements

    (b) Direct Entry Requirements
    In addition to meeting the U.T.M.E requirements, candidates seeking admission into the 3-year Direct Entry programme, any of the following qualifications can be considered:
    -Higher National Diploma (HND) in all aspects of Business and Financial Studies;
    National Diploma (ND)/NCE with at least a lower credit in all aspects of Business and Financial Studies;
    -A holder of Christopher University Diploma in Business Administration, Accounting, Banking & Finance, Mass Communication, Public Relations & Marketing, and Public Administration or equivalent diploma from a university recognised by the Senate with at least a lower credit;
    -GCE Advanced Levels/IJMB/JUPEB advanced level with passes in at least two subjects from Economics, Mathematics, Business Studies, Accounting, Geography, and Government

    Course duration:
    -3 years for Direct Entry
    -4 years for U.T.M.E
  • Precious Cornerstone University Precious Cornerstone University, Ibadan  
    Course entry requirements:
    (i) UTME (JAMB): Candidates applying for admission into the University through JAMB UTME must have a minimum score of 160, with subjects English, Economics, Maths, Economics, commerce/Business Methods. Post-UTME screening will be conducted for interested all interested candidates to ensure that only the best students are admitted as well as to maintain high educational standards.

    (ii) O’Levels: The candidate must have not less than five credit passes (at one sitting) or six credit passes (at two sittings ) in Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) or General Certificate Examination Ordinary Level (GCE, ‘O’ Level) organised by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) or the National Examination Council (NECO), including English and Mathematics. Five Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics Economics, commerce/Business Methods for all categories of students seeking admission is mandatory.

    (iii) Direct Entry: As from the second phase of development, General Certificate Examination Advanced Level (GCE A’ Level) holders with a minimum of 9 points plus ‘O’ Level English and Mathematics, OND with a minimum of credit pass; or graduates of recognised related programmes may be considered for a direct entry. Candidates need Two ‘A’ Level passes including Economics.
  • Afe Babalola University Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Current Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination (UTME) Result
    -Five O' Level (WAEC, NECO, GCE, NABTEB and IGCSE) Credit Passes at one sitting to include English Language, Mathematics, Literature in English, and any other 2 Social Sciences or Arts Subjects are required for admission into College of Law.
    -Five O' Level (WAEC, NECO, GCE, NABTEB and IGCSE) Credit Passes at one sitting to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology are required for admission into the MBBS Programme.
    -Other Programmes: Five O' Level (WAEC, NECO, GCE, NABTEB and IGCSE) Credit Passes at not more than two sittings to include English Language, Mathematics and three (3) other subjects relevant to course of study.
    -Results of PAST Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examinations (UTME) are not allowed.
    -Candidates awaiting SSCE results or its equivalent can also apply for admission provided they qualify when results are available.

    Course duration: 4 years
  • Pan-Atlantic University Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos  
    Course Entry Requirements:

    -UTME Entry Requirements
    Current PAU-Approved cut-off mark
    O’ Level result (five credits Mathematics, English and Economics inclusive and any two of History, English Literature, Government, Civic Education, CRS/IRS, Commerce, Accounting, Business Studies, and Marketing).
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    The required UTME subjects are English language, Mathematics, Economics, Financial Accounting/Commerce or any other Arts or Social Science subject.

    -Direct Entry Requirements:
    To be eligible, an applicant is required to have one of the following qualifications:
    Two advanced level credits in Arts, Social Science or Science subjects.
    International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) in relevant subjects.
    NCE with merit in a relevant discipline
    An OND/HND credit level in a relevant discipline.
  • Baze University Baze University, Abuja  
    Course entry requirements:
    (i) UTME
    -SSCE (WAEC, NECO, etc)

    (ii) Direct Entry
    -A level / Diploma / IJMB / HND / First degree
    -JAMB DE Form
    -SSCE (WAEC, NECO, etc)

    (iii) Direct Transfer
    -SSCE (WAEC, NECO, etc)
    -Academic transcript
    -Please note: Admission on transfer will only be issued after on campus interview

    (iv) Foundation
    - SSCE (WAEC, NECO, etc)

    (v) International (Nigerian)
    -O' level result
    -Please note: You can get a conditional admission if you does not have JAMB, but you must provide it before you progress to 200 level

    (vi) International (Foreign)
    -O' level result

    Course duration: 4 years

    Mode of study: Full time
  • Kings University Kings University, Odeomu  
    Course entry requirements:
    (a) UTME Entry Requirements
    -Credit level passes in 5 subjects including English, Mathematics, Economics, while the other 2 subjects must be from Social Sciences related courses;

    -Acquire the UTME cut off mark

    (b) Direct Entry Requirements
    -Credit Level pass in five (5) Subjects in the SSCE/GCE/NECO O/L or their equivalent, which must be obtained at not more than two sittings and must include English, Mathematics, Economics, and any other 2 subjects from Social sciences related courses
    -Also present a minimum of Seven points in GCE advanced level (A-level)/ IJMB/JUPEB or merit in two core subjects at NCE or upper credit in ND certificate from recognized Institution.

    Course duration: 4 years
  • Covenant University Covenant University, Ota  
    Course entry requirements:
    1. The candidate should possess at least five credit passes at not more than two sittings in the Senior School Certificate (SSCE), General Certificate of Education (GCE) or National Examination Council Examinations or their equivalents in the following subjects:
    (a) English Language
    (b) Mathematics
    (c) Economics and
    (d) Any other two subjects

    2.The candidate must also sit for the current JAMB examination and obtain the prescribed cut-off mark in the relevant subject.
    3.The candidate must pass the screening exercise conducted for all applicants by Covenant University (known as CUSAS) for admission to the programme.

    Course duration: 4 years
  • Crawford University Crawford University, Igbesa  
    Course entry requirements:
    Five (5) O’ Level Credit passes including:-
    -English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any other two from Accounting, Business Methods, Commerce, Government, CRK, Geography and Statistics obtained from WAEC, NECO, GCE and NABTEB.

    Direct Entry:
    -At least two A’ level passes (not less than grade ‘C’) including Economics and at least one of Mathematics, Business Management, Accounting, Statistics, Geography and Government obtained from WAEC, GCE, IJMB, JUPEB and NABTEB.

    Crawford University will also accept:-

    ND and HND with minimum of Lower Credit Pass

  • Bells University of Technology Bells University of Technology, Ota  
    Course entry requirements:
    (i) O’Level Requirements
    -Five (5) O’ Level Credits at one or two sittings which must include English Language, Mathematics, Economics or Commerce and any other two Science/Social Science Subjects.

    (ii) Direct Entry
    -Two A’Level passes in any two of Accounting, Economics, Geography and Mathematics.
    -ND/HND at lower credit in a related field (as the case may be) from recognized institutions.

    (iii) UTME Subjects
    -Economics, Mathematics, English and any other social science subject.

    Course duration: 4 years
  • Arthur Jarvis University Arthur Jarvis University, Calabar  
    Course entry requirements:
    1. Applicants must write UTME and attain an acceptable score (National JAMB Minimum Cutoff) in the use of English, Mathematics, Economics and either Government, History, Literature in English or CRK/BK.

    2. For a candidate who has attained the benchmark standard in the UTME to be registered for B.Sc Economics in the University, he/she must have a minimum of Credit pass in English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any two other social science subjects.

    Course duration: 4 years
  • McPherson University McPherson University, Seriki Sotayo  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Five SSCE credit passes at not more than two sittings including English Language, Mathematics, Economics or Commerce and any other two relevant subjects.

    -English, Mathematics, Economics and any Social Science subject.

    -Two ‘A’ level passes chosen from Economics, Accounting, Business Management, Government, Geography, Mathematics, Statistics, Psychology and Sociology.
  • Nile University of Nigeria Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Must have at least 5 O’level credits, including English, in no more than 2 sittings.
    -Direct entry: Available
    -UTME subjects: Economics and any two Arts or Social Science subjects
    -O’LEVEL SUBJECTS: Mathematics, Economics/Principles of Accounting and any two Arts or Social Science subjects

    Course duration: 4 years
  • Edwin Clark University Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Credit passes in English language, Mathematics, Economics and any other 2 relevant subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.
  • Cherish Enterprise Institute Cherish Enterprise Institute, Batsari  
    Course entry requirements
    -5 credits with English and Maths at SSCE and JAMB

    Course duration: 3/4 years
  • Skyline University Nigeria Skyline University Nigeria, Kano  
    Duration: Four(4) Years
  • Rivers State University Rivers State University, Port Harcourt  
    Course duration: 4 years
  • Adamawa State University Adamawa State University, Mubi  
    Duration:4 years
  • Rhema University Rhema University, Aba  
  • Babcock University Babcock University, Ilishan Remo  
  • Hezekiah University Hezekiah University, Umudi  
  • Tansian University Tansian University, Umunya  
  • Southwestern University Nigeria Southwestern University Nigeria, Okun-Owa  
  • Al-Qalam University Al-Qalam University, Katsina  
  • Yusuf Maitama Sule University Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano  
  • Chrisland University Chrisland University, Abeokuta  
  • Clifford University Clifford University, Ihie  
  • Augustine University Augustine University, Epe  
  • University of Africa, Toru-Orua University of Africa, Toru-Orua, Sagbama  
  • Nigerian Defence Academy Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna  
  • Western Delta University Western Delta University, Oghara  
  • Foreign Links College of Education Foreign Links College of Education, Osun  
  • Salem University Salem University, Lokoja  
  • Nasarawa State University Nasarawa State University, Keffi  
  • Mountain Top University Mountain Top University, Makogi Oba  
  • Kaduna State University Kaduna State University, Kaduna  
  • Enugu State University of Science and Technology Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu  
  • Veritas University Veritas University, Bwari  
  • University of Lagos University of Lagos, Lagos  
  • University of Calabar University of Calabar, Calabar  
  • University of Benin University of Benin, Benin City  
  • Federal University of Dutse Federal University of Dutse, Dutse  
  • Michael and Cecilia Ibru University Michael and Cecilia Ibru University, Agbarha Otor  
  • Landmark University Landmark University, Omu Aran  
  • Oduduwa University Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu  
  • Fountain University Fountain University, Osogbo  
  • National Open University of Nigeria National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos  
  • Bowen University Bowen University, Iwo  
  • Summit University Summit University, Offa  

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