The B.Sc. in Economics and Statistics programme enables students to describe, compare and correlate the important Economics phenomena of production, consumption, exchange and distribution with the help of Statistics. Mathematics and its offspring, statistics and accounting are powerful instruments, which the modern economist has at his/her disposal and of which business is making increased use. Graduates of this programme will be in high demand in the public and private sectors. This is market-driven programme.
The main objective of the B.Sc. Economics and Statistics programme is to provide students with thorough understanding of the theories, principles and analytical techniques in the economics and statistics disciplines as taught worldwide. The specific objectives of the programme will be to:
- Equip students with relatively advanced analytical skills in Economics and Statistics
- Provide students with skills for careers in the public and private sectors.
- Equip students with skills for job opportunities in research institutions and non-governmental organizations (NGOs)
- Prepare students for post-graduate study in either of the two fields.
All successful graduates will be awarded a degree in B.Sc. in Economics and Statistics
EMPLOYMENT PROSPECTS OF GRADUATES
The skills developed through a degree in Economics and Statistic will prepare them for a range of careers in the private, government and non-government sectors.