Bachelor of Science in Economics & Statistics

    Intake Periods
  • January
  • May
  • September
    Modes of Study
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Course Overview

Bachelor of Science in Economics and Statistics (BSc. E&S) looks at the unification of Economics, Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Software’s in description, analysis and evaluation of micro–and macro–economic phenomena. Mathematics and Statistics provides methods and concepts that support the description and evaluation of the economic phenomena, and Computer software's provides the platform that enables the analysis of the economic phenomena based on economic theories and models. Today’s economists and statisticians have to deal with emerging trends in economies and/or markets which requires strong analytical skills to help the analysis of these trends in order to device effective policies for the economies and markets.


Graduates for Bachelor of Science in Economics and Statistics are employed as economists and statistician in both public and private entities. In addition, the programme provides enough academic training for students who wish to purse postgraduate studies in economic, statistics or other related areas.

Entry Qualifications

  • Must have passed with mean grade of C+ and above in KCSE plus B in Mathematics and B in English in the KCSE
  • Have a minimum of 2 principal passes, including Mathematics, at Advanced Level/ KACE (Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education) with at least C in mathematics.
  • Have a Diploma in Actuarial Science, Diploma in Mathematics, Diploma in Statistics, Diploma in Insurance with at least a Credit pass from an accredited Institution recognized by the university Senate

Curriculum Road Map
Year I
Year II
Year III
Trimester ITrimester IITrimester III
  • Health Awareness and Life Skills
  • Information Literacy
  • Communication Skills
  • Mathematics for science
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Introduction to Information Systems
  • Introduction to Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Taxation
  • Development Studies
  • Principles of Management
  • Linear Algebra
  • Calculus I
  • Probability and Statistics I
  • Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Computing & Programming
  • Probability and Statistics II
  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Mathematics for Economics
  • Public Sector Finance
  • Development Economics