Posgraduate Economics programmes are available at PhD, MPhil, MSc and PGD levels. Please check application forms for PG programmes at the School of Postgraduate Studies (SPGS) application forms portal:
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Our B. Sc. Economics undergraduate degree programme is one of the current six(6) departments that constitute the ABU Business School. Our focus is centered on Teaching and Research in Economics and Other related fields.
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HoD, Department of Economics
Welcome to the website of Economics Department, one of the oldest Departments of Economics in Nigerian Universities. With the approval and establishment of ABU Faculty-Based Business School in 27th October, 2016, the Department became part of the ABU Business School alongside, Accounting and Business Administration Departments. The Department offers BSc. Degree in Economics at undergraduate level and MSc. and Ph.D. Degrees in Economics at graduate level. The programmes provide training for students who are interested in becoming researchers and working in academia, policy making space, or the private sector. The programmes are tailored towards advancing economic discourse locally and internationally. Therefore, our teaching philosophy is to encourage students to study local and global economic issues in depth and with independence of mind by; developing strong analytical skills and acquiring the ability to critically assess economic arguments. In essence, the Department aimed at being dynamic and competitive producing graduates with the best thinking and capacities for investigating and analyzing local, national and global socio-economic and policy issues. To achieve this, we opt for excellence in research and teaching and strongly believe in the tight link and integration of the duo.
• To produce professional economists with the capacity to investigate and analyze economic problems at local, national and global levels, whose thinking and capacity to find solutions to economic problems would drive Nigeria's development process.
• To provide high quality research and community services to Nigeria and the world.
• To facilitate learning informed by interdisciplinary scholarship and research.
• To extend the frontiers of economic science.
The Department aimed at being dynamic and competitive producing graduates with the best thinking and capacities for investigating and analyzing local, national and global socio-economic and policy issues through excellence in research and teaching.
The Department believes that its niche lies in providing a learning environment in which students acquire insights into competing economic theories, underlying values and methodology and to encourage students to study local and global economic issues in depth and with independence of mind by; developing strong analytical skills and acquiring the ability to critically assess economic arguments at local, national and global levels.