The course is covered in 50 units that acquaint students with current thinking on matters of public importance, such as inflation, unemployment, the national debt, taxation policy, labour force analysis, social policy reform, international trade policy, natural resource and environmental economics. Students will be able to identify and discuss the role of supply and demand in a market economy; conditions for market economies to function well; market system advantages and pricing; economic role of government policy; the benefits and costs of a global economy; and analyze economic problems using algebraic and statistical methods.
This programme is suitable for anyone seeking practical knowledge on how economic issues impact business organisations and business decisions. If you want a solid grounding in economics for a successful career in the public or private sector then this is the degree for you.
KCSE mean grade C+ (plus) OR any other equivalent qualification approved by the university senate. For actual subject and work experience requirements please contact the enrollment office. Duration: 3 years (9 trimesters)