Candidates seeking admission into the programme must satisfy the general requirements stipulated by the College of Postgraduate Studies of Babcock University.  Specifically, admission to PhD Economics is available to the holders of the following qualifications:

  1. WASCCE O’ Level with credit passes in 5 subjects at a maximum of two sittings which must include English Language, Mathematics, Economics and other two related subjects.
  2. A Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics from Babcock University or any other University accredited by the NUC with at least Second Class lower Division.
  3. A Masters Degree in Economics with a PhD grade from Babcock University or from any other University accredited by the NUC and from universities outside the country that are recognized by the NUC. A PhD grade is 60% or a CGPA of 4.00 on a 5.00 grading scale in the Masters programme.
  4. Applicants may be required to satisfy the Department in a selection process.