Colleges and Universities Offering Master of Science in Economics in Nigeria

  • Course Name: Master of Science in Economics(Economics)
  • Major Subject: Economics
  • Course Category: Masters Courses

Institutions Offering Master of Science in Economics

  • Covenant University Covenant University, Ota  
    Areas of Specialization:
    1. Development of Economics
    2. Dynamic Macroeconomics
    3. Environmental Economics
    4. Health and Labour Economics
    5. Institutional Economics
    6. International Economics
    7. Land and agricultural Economics
    8. Microeconomics and Informal Sector Economy
    9. Monetary and Financial Economics
    10. Resource and Energy Economics

    Course entry requirements:
    Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree from Covenant University or any other University recognized by the Senate of Covenant University.

    Preferably, candidates with First Class, Second Class (Upper Division), and Second Class (Lower Division with a minimum CGPA of 3.00) in the relevant disciplines may apply.

    In addition, the Covenant University conducts screening exercise for all candidates seeking admission into the University.

    The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.

    Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.

    You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.

    Course duration: 2 years

    Mode of study: Full time
  • Caleb University Caleb University, Lagos  
    Course entry requirements:
    i.Candidates must satisfy the matriculation requirements of CALEB University including credit passes in English Language and Mathematics.
    ii.Possession of Bachelor of Science degree in economics of CALEB University or of any other University recognized by the Senate of CALEB University with a minimum of second class lower or a CGPA of 3.00 on a five point scale.
    iii.Possession of PGD in cognate discipline with not less than upper credit.
    iv.Possession of Bachelor of Science degree in a cognate discipline with a minimum of second class lower or a CGPA of 3.00 on a five point scale, plus a Postgraduate Diploma in economics with not less than a credit level pass.
    v.Candidates who possess a 3rd class bachelor’s degree in economics plus the Post Graduate Diploma of CALEB University in economics or cognate disciplines, or similar/equivalent Diplomas recognized by the Senate of CALEB University with not less than a credit level pass.
    vi.An acceptable level of “Pass” in any M.Sc. entry qualifying Examination conducted by the University.
  • Bowen University Bowen University, Iwo  
    Course entry requirements:
    (i) All candidates are required to possess a Bachelor’s degree obtained from a University approved by Senate and with a grade not less than Second Class Lower Division.
    (ii) A candidate with less than Second Class Lower Division plus a Postgraduate Diploma with a minimum of Upper Credit in a relevant field from a recognized University.
    (iii) In addition to (i) and (ii) above, candidates must satisfy the Ordinary Level requirement of five (5 subjects which must include English Language, Mathematics and any other three (3) subject as may be specified for the programme of choice.

    -Candidates in regular employment or employed at Bowen must indicate such and must submit with their applications, formal letter of release to Postgraduate College.

    -Applicants who are not graduates of Bowen University must request their former Universities or institutions to forward directly to the College Administrator, College of Postgraduate Studies, Bowen University their academic transcripts as applicable.
  • Mountain Top University Mountain Top University, Makogi Oba  
    Admission criteria:
    Applicants should hold a Bachelor’s Degree (at least Second Class Lower Division). Candidates must satisfy the following specific requirements:
    -Eligible candidates are graduates of Economics or related courses such as Finance, Statistics and Mathematics.
    -Candidates must have five credit passes including English, Mathematics and Economics at the O’ level.
    -Have obtained a Bachelor’s Degree from an approved university whose Economic Programme is accredited by NUC.
    -Have a minimum of a Second Class Lower Degree in the discipline with CGPA of not lower than 2.5 on a 5.0 scale.
    -Candidates will however be required to satisfy the Department in a selection process through an entrance examination/interview.
    -The candidate must have completed the mandatory one year National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme or have been exempted as the case may be.
  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nsukka  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Candidates must satisfy the matriculation requirements of the University including English Language and Mathematics.
    -Candidates with Bachelor’s degree in Economics from an approved university whose Economics programme is accredited by the NUC.
    -Candidates with a minimum of second class lower degree and a CGPA of 3.00 on a five point scale.
    -Candidates with a Post Graduate Diploma degree from a cognate discipline awarded by a recognized institution with not less than an upper credit.

    Course duration:
    Full-Time: A minimum of 4 Semesters
    A maximum of 6 Semesters

    Part-Time: A minimum of 6 Semesters
    A maximum of 8 Semesters
  • Bells University of Technology Bells University of Technology, Ota  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Candidates must satisfy the O’ Level requirements for matriculation into first degree programmes of the University i.e. Five (5) Credit passes at not more than two sittings including English Language and Mathematics.

    -Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree from Bells University of Technology, or any other approved University, with a minimum of Second Class lower division in relevant fields.

    -Candidates with a Third class degree (in relevant fields) and University Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) degree (in relevant fields) from a recognized Institution with not less than Upper credit may be considered.
  • Babcock University Babcock University, Ilishan Remo  
    Course entry requirements:
    Candidates seeking entry to the M.Sc. programme in Economics should hold a Bachelor’s Degree (Second Class Honours or above) in the Social Sciences and should possess a working knowledge of Economics.

    1. Eligible students are graduates in Economics or related fields of this University or other approved Universities

    2. Candidates will however be required to satisfy the Department in a selection process through an entrance examination/interview.

    3. Candidates must have five credit passes including English and Mathematics at the O’level.
  • Tai Solarin University of Education Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu Ode  
    Course entry requirements:
    a) Graduates of Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun or other Universities recognized by the University Senate who have obtained the approved Bachelor’s Degree with at least Second Class Honours (Lower Division) in the field of study.

    b) Candidates with Third Class Bachelor’s Degrees and Postgraduate Diploma in the same subject.

    c) Candidates with HND (Minimum of Lower CREDIT) and Postgraduate Diploma in the course applied for.

    Course duration:
    (i) Full time: 18 months
    (ii) Part time: 36 Months
  • Kwara State University Kwara State University, Malete  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Graduates of Kwara State University or other recognised universities who have obtained the approved degree of Bachelor with a minimum of Second Class Upper Division.
    -Candidates with Second Class Lower Division may, however, be considered for admission. Such candidates may be subjected to qualifying examination.
    In addition to above, a candidate must satisfy the university’s requirements for matriculation.
  • Benue State University Benue State University, Makurdi  
    Course entry requirements:
    -At least a second class (upper division) in Economics shall have been obtained in the candidate's Bachelor's degree examinations.
    -In very exceptional cases, a candidate with a marginally lower academic performance in the Bachelor's degree examinations may be considered.
    -However, under no circumstance will a candidates obtaining below a second class degree be eligible for admission.
  • Nile University of Nigeria Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja  
    Course entry requirements:
    -University Matriculation of 5 credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at O-Level; and
    -Approved Bachelor’s Degrees in Economics with at least 2nd class lower division.
    -Approved Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) from a cognate discipline with not less than an upper credit.

    Course duration: 2 years

    Start date: September or January
  • Crawford University Crawford University, Igbesa  
    Course entry requirements:
    -5 Credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level; Possession of B.Sc. degree in relevant discipline with minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division from Crawford University or a recognised University. Possession of PGD in relevant discipline.

    Course duration:
    -3 semesters: full time
    -4 semesters: part time
  • Lagos State University Lagos State University, Lagos  
    Course entry requirements:
    Applicants must possess a B. Sc. Degree with at least second class lower division in Economics or other related disciplines. In addition, candidates must possess five (5) O’ level credits including English, Mathematics and Economics at not more than two sittings

    Course duration: Minimum of 4 semesters and maximum of 6 semesters.
  • Afe Babalola University Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Five Credit Passes including English, Mathematics and three others relevant subjects at 'O' Level.
    -A minimum of Second-Class Lower Division in a relevant discipline of universities approved by the National Universities Commission (NUC).
    -University Degree in Third Class or HND plus a university PGD with Credit Level Pass.
  • Umaru Musa Yar'adua University Katsina Umaru Musa Yar'adua University Katsina, Katsina  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Graduates of recognized Universities who have obtained the approved Bachelors Degree in relevant field, with at least Second-Class Honors or its equivalent.
    -Candidates who hold qualifications other than the ones listed above, which are acceptable to the Senate of the University.

    Course duration: 4 to 6 Semesters




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