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.



General Requirement Courses:         4 Credit Credits

Core Courses:                                 27 Credit Credits

Elective Courses:                           12 Credit Credits

Research Project:                             6 Credit Credits

Total                                              49  Credit Credits



The minimum duration for the MSc degree programme in Economics shall be three (3) semesters or one and a half years for students in the regular semester module and four (4) semesters or two years for students in the elongated semester module.