Bachelors in Economics and Political Sciences
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This degree provides you with a thorough grounding in the concepts and analytical tools of economics. We place particular emphasis on topics that relate to the analysis of financial markets and subsequent business decisions.
You develop knowledge of the principles of accounting and finance, the structure of business organisations, and current economic problems, as well as microeconomic and macroeconomic theory.
We also equip you with a range of transferable skills, such as communication and interpersonal skills, teamwork, problem solving and computer skills, which will be highly valued in a wide range of careers.
Degree requirements for this course are:
- Matric with at least 735 marks and FA/FSc with at least 660 marks
- American High School Diploma with at least 80% marks
- International Baccalaureate with at least 30 or above points out of 45
- GCE ‘O’ Level passes in 6 subjects with minimum 3 B’s and A Level with an average of C in 3 principal subjects. No credit in A Level will be given for any Advanced Subsidiary or General Paper or any other half credit course.
- Students who do not meet the initial admissions criteria (i.e. 735 marks in matric or 3Bs in O-Level) and expect to meet the final criteria (i..e. 660 marks in intermediate or average of C in 3 principal subjects in A-level) are also required to fill the online form. A special entrance examination and interview process will be held for these candidates after the declaration of A-Level/intermediate results.
Although most people, if asked, would presume the only thing you can do with a degree in Political Science is go into politics or law school, nothing could be further from the truth. Sure, with a Poli Sci degree, many people go onto law school. Others become Political Consultants, Lobbyists and even Diplomats. These are typical careers but there are many others. But, just having a degree in Political Science opens up other doors you probably wouldn't even think of, simply because of the skills you learn while studying it.