Department of Economics Admission Requirements


Dr. Favour C. Onuoha

Department Admission Requirements

Candidates for admission into the four – year degree in Economics should possess a Senior Secondary School Certificate, General Certificate of Education, NECO or their equivalents with at least five credit passes, at not more than two sittings including Mathematics, English Language and Economics. In addition, candidates must have acceptable passes in UME.

Direct Entry
Candidates for Direct Entry admission shall possess five Credits in GCE, SSCE, NECO, or their equivalents, of which at least two shall be at Advanced Level, provided that such passes are not counted at both levels of the examination. For emphasis, credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and Economics are required

Inter University Transfer
Candidates for transfer into the 200-level of the B.Sc (Economics) degree programme must have a minimum of Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.0 on a 5.0 point scale in Economics from a recognized university.

b) Graduation
To graduate, a student must have:
a) Completed and passed the following no of units at each level
100 – 42
200 – 44
300 – 40
400 – 36
Total 162
including all compulsory courses specified by the University/Department
b) Completed and met the standards for all required and optional Courses
c) Obtained a minimum GPA of 1.5 and
d) Met other requirement that may be prescribed by the Department, college and Senate.