BSc Economics

BSc Economics

ABOUT bsc economics program
"Navigate the Global Economy: Understand, Analyze, and Predict with Precision."
The BSc Economics program at the Franco-British International University is an intensive, in-depth course that prepares students to understand and analyze the economic issues of today and tomorrow. The program aims to provide a solid foundation in economic theories, principles, and real-world applications, enabling students to approach complex problems from an economic perspective. With a curriculum designed to cover macroeconomics, microeconomics, econometrics, and development economics, students learn to interpret economic data, predict economic trends, and evaluate economic policies. This program equips students with the critical thinking and analytical skills required to excel in a wide range of professions and sectors, including finance, policy-making, international trade, and economic research.

Course Structure

Program run for four (4) academic years for UTME candidates and three (3) years for Direct Entry candidates.

4 Years Program

Intakes: From June
Year 1 - 100 Level

Elements of Book-Keeping
Introduction to Statistics I
Mathematics for Economics I
Intro. to Computer & its Applications
English& Communications
Principles of Economics I
Introduction French Language I
Introduction to Business I

Principles of Accounting I
Introduction to Statistics II
Mathematics for Economics II
Principles of Economics II
History and Philosophy of Science
Use of Library, Study Skills & ICT
Introduction French Language II
Introduction to Business II

Year 2 - 200 Level

Micro Economics Theory
Mathematics for Economists III
Elements of Statistics I
Structure of Nigerian Economy
Principles of Accounting II
Labour Economics
French Language I
Philosophy, Logic & Human Existence

Macro Economics Theory
Public Policy
Elements of Statistics II
Consumer Behavior
Elements of Public Sector & Finance
Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Year 3 - 300 Level

Intermediate Microeconomics
Econometrics I
History of Economics Thought
Industrial Economics
Public Sector Economics
Structure of the Nigerian Economy
Managerial Economics
Peace and Conflict Resolution
French Language II

Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
Econometrics II
Development Economics
International Trade
Research Methods
Political Economics
Monetary Economics &Policy
Venture Creation

Year 4 - 400 Level

Advanced Micro Economics I
Advanced Macro Economics I
Applied Econometrics I
Economic Planning
Industrial Economics
Industrial Relations
Comparative Economics Systems
French Language III

Advanced Micro Economics II
Advanced Macro Economics II
Applied Econometrics II
Energy/Petroleum Economics
Research Project
Project Evaluation
Agricultural Economics

Entry Requirements

Entry into 100 Level
Candidate must
- pass Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) with minimum required points in Mathematics, Economics, any other subject and Use of English.
- pass FBIU Screening/Post UTME.
- have Credit level in 5 subjects (English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics), the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) of the West African Examination Council (WAEC) or together with an appropriate pass in the Joint Admission & Matriculation Board (JAMB) Examination, at not more than two (2) sittings.
200 Level Direct Entry

Candidates with pass in the General Certificate of Education (GCE) at advanced level in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (or Zoology) and also with a minimum of 5 credits in the following subjects – Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ level: in addition to satisfying the minimum entry requirements through JAMB, or graduates with at least a second class honours degree (22) in related disciplines, but must also have a minimum of 5 credits in the subjects stipulated at ‘O’ level. Holders of Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) Certificate who must also have a minimum of 5 credits in the subjects stipulated at O’ level are eligible. Holders of Interim Joint Matriculation Board (IJMB) certificate with biology, chemistry physics subjects combination with at least 12 points, and also have minimum of 5 credits in the subjects listed above.

Transfer to the program (Intra/Inter University)

This is applicable for candidates that satisfy entry level and direct entry level above and other regulations of the University as reviewed from time to time.