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Economics as an academic discipline is a part of Social Science. It deals with the actual problems of society. It is a quantitative discipline with the knowledge that can be applied to real-life experiences.

Economics is an important subject for students who want to understand the functioning of financial intuitions and build a career in business and management. The program focuses on studying how goods and services function in society and how the financial market works. It attempts to explain the factors that influence human behavior, decisions, and reactions when confronted with certain difficulties or successes.

It is a field that draws from other disciplines like politics, sociology, psychology, and history. A degree in Economics enables the students to develop certain mathematical and statistical skills and apply economic principles in business, finance, and other sectors. Students are also equipped with communication, numeracy, problem-solving and analytical skills. In order to become a successful economist, candidates must have a global interest in history, politics, international affairs, and consumer behavior.

A degree in Economics provides students with a variety of career choices, both in the public and private sectors.


Study level:


Interested students can pursue a degree in Economics both at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Several colleges and universities throughout the world provide Economics programs at different levels. These are:

Bachelor of Arts in Economics
Bachelor Degree in International Economy and Trade
Bachelor of Science in Economics
Bachelor of Arts in Applied Economics
Bachelor of Science in Economics and Business Economics
Bachelor of Science in Econometrics and Operations Research
Bachelor Degree in Digital Economy
Bachelor of Science in International Business, Finance and Economics
Bachelor of International Business Administration, Economics and Management
Master of Arts in Economics
Master of Science in Economics
Master Degree in Applied Economics
Master of Arts in International Economic Policy
Master of Arts. in International Political Economy
Master in Law and Economics
Master of Science. in Business and Economics
Master Business Administration in Business Economics
Master of Philosophy in Economics
Doctor of Philosophy Ph.D. in Economics
Diploma in Economics
Postgraduate Diploma in Economics for Competition Law


Economics is a discipline that offers various areas of specialization where students can choose to gain a deeper understanding of a topic based on their interests. These are:

Development Economics
Environmental Economics
International Political Economics
Theoretical and Regional Economics
Poverty and Unemployment
Development Indicators

Throwing Caps

Students can choose to specialize in areas like:

Economic Theories
Industrial Organization
Labour Economics
Monetary Economic Theory

Economic Analysis
Approaches to Demand and Supply
Laws of Production
Classical and Keynesian Theories
Public Finance and Public Economics
Fiscal Policies
Economic Policies



By pursuing an Economics degree, students gain valuable knowledge and develop analytical and problem-solving skills that increase their employability. They develop a good understanding of how businesses and financial institutions work and have a range of diverse careers to choose from.


    The job titles include:

    Financial Risk Analyst
    Data Analyst
    Financial Planner


    Economic Researcher
    Investment Analyst
    Economics Professor
    Equity Analyst
    Business Economist
    International Economist
    Investment Analyst
    Market Research Analyst
    Compensation and Benefits Manager
    Business Reporter
    Investment Administrator
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