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Bachelor of Arts with Economics

This is a three year programme offered by the Faculty of Social Sciences in collaboration with the Faculties of Education and the Faculty of Arts Business Studies and Social Sciences. The unit of Economics teaches students who prepare themselves to become teachers of economics or other experts in the field of economics.

 Entry Requirements
  1. Direct Entry Requirements
    1. At least three “O” level credit passes in approved subjects, one of which must be English Language
    2. At least two principal level passes (E and above) in the appropriate Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education or its equivalent, and must have grade point average of not less than 5 where A = 5, B= 4, C=3, D=2, E=1. S=0.5, F=0
B.   Applicants seeking admission under the Equivalent Qualifications
  1. At least three “O” level credit passes in relevant subjects, one of which must be English language
  • A recognized Diploma in Education with at least grade B average in the subjects they wish to study at degree level, and also pass the university entrance examination where applicable
C.   Applicants Seeking Admission under the Mature Entry Scheme
  1. They must be 25 years old and above
  2. Must have obtained at least three credit passes in approved “O” level subjects or attended form six at least five years before the year for which admission is sought
  • Must have attended and passed tests in extra mural classes, residential courses or courses offered by an adult education centre in at least two subjects relevant to the courses they wish to study