The Bachelor of Economics provides a systematic and coherent introduction to the knowledge, principles, concepts, data,
theories and problem‐solving techniques of the economics discipline. The programme will enable students to acquire
cognitive/intellectual skills, practical skills and key transferable skills and to apply these skills in solving economic problems that
face the public and private sectors, as well as the overall economy
The Bachelor of Economics specifically aims at:
• providing students with a good foundation in the fundamental concepts, theories and frameworks of economics;
• developing the ability of students to analyse information from a wide range of sources;
• equipping students with the requisite skills to work effectively as individuals and as members of teams; and,
• enabling students to communicate effectively in the workplace.
Candidates may be admitted to this programme if they meet the General Admission Requirements of the Namibia University of
Science and Technology (GI2.1 in Part 1 of NUST Yearbook). In addition, students should have minimum "D" symbol in Grade 12/
Mature age candidates will be considered provided they meet the requirements and pass the mature age entrance
examinations of the Namibia University of Science and Technology (GI2.2 in Part 1 of NUST Yearbook).