Undergraduate
Programme Code:
07BECO
Duration:
3.00
Mode of Study:
Full Time, Part Time, Distance
Accreditation:
NQF Level 7, Credits 364

Bachelor of Economics

Course Overview

The Bachelor of Economics provides a systematic and coherent introduction to the knowledge, principles, concepts, data, theories and problem - solving techniques of the economics discipline. The programme will enable students to acquire cognitive/intellectual skills, practical skills and key transferable skills and to apply these skills in solving economic problems that face the public and private sectors, as well as the overall economy.

The Bachelor of Economics specifically aims at:

providing students with a good foundation in the fundamental concepts, theories and frameworks of economics;
developing the ability of students to analyse information from a wide range of sources;
equipping students with the requisite skills to work effectively as individuals and as members of teams; and,
enabling students to communicate effectively in the workplace

Admissions Requirements

General admission requirements of NUST including a minimum D symbol in Mathematics on NSSC Ordinary level.

Career Opportunities

Economist, Trainee Financial Analyst, Trainee Manager, Broker/Dealers

Some of the Subjects You Will Study

Year 1
Semester 1

Course Title

Course Code

Prerequisite

NQF Level

NQF Credits

Principles of Microeconomics

PMI511S

None

5

12

Business Accounting 1A

BAC1100

None

5

10


 

Semester 2

Business Ethics

BBE912S

None

6

10

Year 2
Semester 3

Statistics for Economists 2A

SFE611S

None

6

13

Money and Banking

MAB611S

Principles of Macroeconomics

6

13

Plus ONE of the following Elective courses:

Economics of Agriculture

EOA611S

Mathematics for Economists 1A & 1B

6

12

Semester 4

Intermediate Macroeconomics IMA612S Principles of Macroeconomics 6 13

Statistics for Economists 2B SFE612S Statistics for Economists 2A 6 13

Economics of Namibia and

SACU Countries ENS612S None 6 13

Plus ONE of the following Elective courses:

Business Finance

BSF222S

None

6

12

Year 3
Semester 5

International Trade

INT711S

Intermediate Microeconomics

7

14

Transport Economics

TEC711S

Intermediate Microeconomics

7

14

Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

WIL711S

Pass in all core Economics

7

36

 

 

courses up to semester four (4)

 

 

Semester 6

Public Finance

PFN712S

Intermediate Microeconomics

7

14

International Finance

IFN712S

Intermediate Microeconomics

7

14

Econometrics

ECM712S

Statistics for Economists 2A & 2B

7

14

Development Economics

DEC712S

Intermediate Microeconomics

7

14

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