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Tuition Fees:$0 /year
Applications Begin:June 2020
Final Award:Bachelor of Economics and Statistics
Start Date:September 2020
Academic Unit:School of Economics
Campus:Main Campus
Application Deadline: 30 September 2020
Programme Overview

In order to qualify for the award of the Bachelor of Economics and Statistics degree, a candidate must have registered for, attended lectures, sat examinations and passed in all the 54 units taken throughout his/her period of study for the degree.
A candidate who satisfies the examiners for the award of the Bachelor of Economics and Statistics degree shall be recommended for the award of the degree. He/she shall be placed in one of the following four categories according to his/her performance:
1. First Class Honours
2. Second Class Honours (Upper Division)
3. Second Class Honours (Lower Division)
4. Pass
The final classification of the degree shall be based on all the units studied and examined during the degree programme. The degree classification shall be based on a cumulative average mark for the four years of study. The classification shall follow the following key:

70% – 100%  = First Class Honours
60% – 69%    = Second Class Honours (Upper Division)
50% – 59%    = Second Class Honours ( Lower Division)
40% – 49%    = Pass

Curriculum

This is a FOUR YEAR undergraduate program. Each year is broken into TWO semesters of 15 weeks each.
Students are expected to cover FIFTY SIX units of study, each with 45 contact hours.
The 56 units shall include FOUR common courses.
ONE common course shall be covered in each semester of the first and second years of study.
During the first and second years of study, students will be required to take SIXTEEN course units each year including the TWO common courses.
During the third year of study, students will be expected to take a total of TWELVE course units.
During the fourth and final year of study, students will be expected to take TWELVE course units.

Admission Requirements

Applicants for the Bachelor of Economics and Statistics degree must, in the first instance, satisfy the general University of Nairobi’s admission requirements.
In addition, they should have obtained a minimum of grade c+ in Mathematics offered in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations, or their equivalents.
Where the equivalents are difficult to establish, a candidate may be required to pass an entrance examination before being admitted into the programme. The pass mark for the entry examination shall be 50%.

Application Process
Application Fees for Kenyan Students: $0
Application Fees for International Students: $0

How to Apply:
Applicants should visit = https://application.uonbi.ac.ke/ to apply Online

NOTE:
University of Nairobi has three intakes in an Academic year. Main intake being in September/October for all the courses and December/January for Bachelor of Education(Arts), Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Hospitality Management, Bachelor of Travel and Tourism April/May for Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education(Arts), Bachelor of Education Early Childhood, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Economics ,Bachelor of Economics and Statistics ,Bachelor of Journalism and media Studies, Bachelor of Art Broadcast Production, Bachelor of Hospitality Management, Bachelor of Travel and Tourism, Bachelor of Arts Broadcast Production and all Diploma and Certificate courses.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for this programme include:
– Economist
– Financial risk analyst
– Data analyst
– Financial planner
– Accountant
– Economic researcher
– Financial consultant
– Investment analyst.

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Tuition Fees for Kenyan Students: $0
Tuition Fees for International Students: $0

Tuition Fees per year for Kenyan Students =
Tuition Fees per year for International Students =
**This programme will be completed after a duration of 4 years, with fees per year as follows:
– First year =
– Second year =
– Third year =
– Fourth year =

NOTE:

International Students pay 20% more than the Kenyan Students.

Relevant Contact

 
Prof. Antony Wambugu
Director School of Economics
 
Admissions Office
Admission Enquiries