Baze University

Economics

About the course

This course develops students understanding of current economic theory and practice and the technical mathematics and statistics that underpin them. The degree will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to apply economic theory to a range of specialisms.Economics is an extremely popular field of study and covers the broad areas of production, distribution, and the consumption of goods and services. \r\nThe course will help you to develop a critical understanding of how organisations work, how they are managed, and how they interact with local, national and international environments.\r\n\r\nYou\'ll also have the chance to further your experience with optional work placement modules. Our Placement and Employability Unit will help you find a suitable placement where you can build on your skills and knowledge, and will also encourage you to undertake extra-curricular activities such as volunteering, entering national business competitions and joining student societies.\r\n\r\nYou will be considering a career in any area of banking and finance institution, or planning to develop your own business. Not only will you gain knowledge, you will also develop the skills to apply your knowledge to the analysis and solution of banking and finance problems.

What you will learn

The course aims:
In this Economics BSc course, we further break down the subject into specific economic concepts and theories and provide you with an opportunity to study more specialised subject areas as you advance into your final year.\r\n\r\nYou\'ll gain in-depth knowledge of microeconomics and macroeconomics and build your mathematical skills. A wide range of optional modules give you the chance to explore specialist areas such as business economics, monetary policy, international trade or health or transport economics.

Graduate destinations

Business
Banking
Finance
Banking And Finance
Economist
Industries
Government

Course Details

Course Structure
Year 1 | Semester 1
Code: GEN103
Lecturer: Mercy Johnson
Unit: 3
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
Overview:

This module will introduce students to basic mathematical topics useful in their different courses of study.

Aims:

To introduce students to basic mathematical topics useful in their different courses of study at Baze University. Apart from learning the basic statistical tools useful for data collection, they will also gain valuable insight into number system, the concept of sets, laws of indices, solving equations and a wide range of other basic mathematical techniques. In essence, this module is designed to equip students with useful methods of solving and approaching mathematical problems.

Syllabus:

Introduction to Number System, Laws of Indices, General Inequality, Equation Systems, Algebra, Sequences and Series, Trigonometry as well as general overview of Statistics.

Teaching and learning methods:
  • Lectures: Lectures will be used to introduce and explain major ideas and theories and to illustrate their wide-ranging applications. 
  • Interactive lectures will review materials by encouraging their active participation - inviting questions, working through examples, giving short quizzes, discussing case studies, or showing a  video followed by a quiz, etc.
  • Classes: This will encourage students to begin to apply the knowledge gained to real and hypothetical cases and will encourage them also to gain confidence in presenting and defending their own ideas. Classes will usually require them to read some material(s) for discussion, or prepare answers, give some presentations, research a topic, take part in a debate, etc. 
  • Homework: Homework will be assigned regularly. Regular assignments will help them understand the material and they will get feedback.

Intended learning outcomes:

On the  successful completion of this module, students are expected to have developed their skills and have:

  • Ability to read and understand fundamental mathematics.
  • Ability to apply range of concepts in Mathematics or represent and solve problems in Mathematics.
  • Ability to represent and analyse data using the right techniques.


Assessment:
Exams: 60%
Test: 15%
Quiz: 10%
Coursework: 15%
Recommended reading list:
  • Basic College Mathematics by Elayn Matin-Gay, New Jersey, Pearson Prentice Hall.
  • College Mathematics for Business, Economics, Life Sciences & Social Sciences (11th Edition) by Raymond A. Bernet, Michael R, Ziegler, & Karl E. Byleen. New Jersey, Pearson Prence Hall.
  • Algebra & Trigonometry (Sixth Edition) by Michael Sullivan. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey 07458.
  • Any other mathematical textbook that covers any of the topics.

Code: GEN110
Lecturer: Zainab Attahiru Imam
Unit: 3
Prerequisite: Computing for Academic Skills ,
Overview:

Academic Skills course is designed to give students the tools and skills that they need to get the most out of their undergraduate study at Baze. Thus, it is angled towards a range of areas and ideas. One such area is to improve your standard of English. Beyond that, it is also to prepare you to excel in professional and business settings.

Aims:

The aim of this module is to give the student the ability to acquire and use basic English Language skills and other personal and interpersonal skills which are required in academic, professional and business domains.

Syllabus:

Study skills and methods. Use of Library. Research skills. Reading skills. Units of Grammar---Morpheme I. Parts of Speech I. Parts of Speech II. Phrases and Clauses: types and functions. Sentences: types, structure, and functions. Tense and Mood. Concord and Meaning relations.

Teaching and learning methods:

Lectures will serve to explain the topics in the syllabus.

  • Class activity, interaction and discussion will serve to arouse individual participation, grow communication skills and self-expression.


Intended learning outcomes:

On completing this module the student should be able to:

  • Read and write well
  • Listen and speak properly
  • Think critically
  • Develop personal and interpersonal skills needed     
  •  in academic, professional and business settings.
  • Demonstrate proper understanding of referencing a work.


Assessment:
Exams: 60%
Test: 15%
Quiz: 10%
Coursework: 15%
Recommended reading list:
  1. Essential Academic Skills.(Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2011).
  2. Oxford Guide to Effective Writing &Speaking,2nd Edition,(Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2005).


Code: GEN105
Lecturer: Rukayyatu Gurin
Unit: 0
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
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Code: ACC101
Lecturer: Amadi Gordian Chinonso
Unit: 3
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
Overview:

A course that would provide basis for neophytes in accountancy profession.

Aims:

To provide students with basic understanding of accounting and financial reporting, introduce them to the concepts in IFRS and how to write up basic financial accounting records and books.

Syllabus:

This course is offered in first semester. It covers the following topics:
1. The Nature and Scope of Accounting: Origin and meaning of accounting. The Functions of Accountants. Accounting Functions and Its Relationship with the Information System of Organizations. Accounting Procedure and Systems.
2. Introduction to Conceptual framework for Financial Accounting. Accounting concepts and conventions including Double Entry Book-keeping Systems & Accruals. From GAAP to IFRS an introduction to IFRS.
3. Accounting process: From books of original entry to trial balance.
4. Bank reconciliation statement.
5. Introduction to correction of errors.
6. Introduction to control accounts & self-balancing ledgers.

Teaching and learning methods:

• Lectures will be used to explain the topics in the syllabus.
• Practical workshop comprising regular class tests and models answers will be emphasised
• Class discussion will also be used to stimulate individual participation and develop communication skills

Intended learning outcomes:

On completion of this course the student should be able to:
• Present the origin of modern day accounting, and differentiate between financial accounting and book-keeping.
• Discuss meaning of financial accounting, its content and quality, and users of its information.
• Discuss basic accounting concepts and conventions.
• Distinguish between GAAP and IFRS and related terminologies.
• Write up books of original entry, principal books of accounts and extract a trial balance.
• Prepare bank reconciliation statement.
• Understand basic principles underlying control accounts and self-balancing ledgers.
• Understand basic correction of errors and suspense account


Assessment:
Exams: 70%
Test: 30%
Quiz: 1%
Coursework: 1%
Recommended reading list:

Ene, E. E. and Ejinwa U. J. (2014): Foundation in Accounting. 1st Edition. Abuja: Shollud Associates.
Frank W. and Alan S. (2012): Business Accounting 1. 12th Edition. London: Pearson Education Limited. (Note: an older edition can be used).
ICAN Study Pack: Foundation Stage
Igben R.O. (2014) Financial Accounting Made Simple (FAMS) Vol 1 4th Edition El-toda Ventures limited
Thomas, A. and Ward, A. M. (2015): Introduction to Financial Accounting, 8th edition, London: McGraw Hill Education. (Note: an older edition can be used).

Code: BUS101
Lecturer: Christiana Obonyilo
Unit: 3
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
Overview:

  • Understand the evolution of the business organization.
  • Discuss and compare different models and approaches to understanding the firm in the context of the business environment.

Aims:

The course aims to: 

  • Provide a comprehensive introduction to the key elements of the business organization.
  • Build a foundation of knowledge on the different theoretical approaches to business and decision making. 
  • Develop analytical skills to identify the links between the functional areas in business, organizations, management practices and the business environment.

Syllabus:

Types of Businesses and issues affecting business in Nigeria; Leadership, Founders and Climate; Marketing; Human Resource Management; Strategy; Organizational Planning; Supply Chain and Operations Management; and Financial Management.

Teaching and learning methods:

  • Lectures will be used to explain the topics in the syllabus. In some cases, appropriate video will be used to enhance students understanding.
  • Class discussion will be used to enhance individual participation and develop communication skills.

Intended learning outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to: 

  • Explore the impact of key environmental factors on decision making and organizational behavior.
  • Evaluate the significance of public policies in business and entrepreneurial activities.

Assessment:
Exams: 70%
Test: 10%
Quiz: %
Coursework: 20%
Recommended reading list:

  • John T., and Courtland B.(2015), Business in Action 7th ed., Pearson Education, Essex.
  • Sandino, T. (2007). Introducing the First Management Control Systems: Evidence from the Retail Sector.  
  • Yukl, G., (1989). Managerial Leadership: A Review of Theory and Research. Journal of Management, Vol. 15.

Code: GEN107
Lecturer: James Daniel
Unit: 0
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
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Code: GEN101
Lecturer: Andrew Bula
Unit: 3
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
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Year 1 | Semester 2
Code: GEN203
Lecturer: Muktar Imam
Unit: 15
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
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Code: GEN102
Lecturer: Mamman Aliyu
Unit: 0
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
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Code: ACC102
Lecturer: Amadi Gordian Chinonso
Unit: 3
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
Overview:

A course that would provide further basis for neophytes in financial accounting

Aims: provide students with basic understanding of accounting and financial reporting, introduce them to further accounting related issues like bills of exchange transactions, expose them to basic final accounts of sole traders, manufacturing accounts, and accounts of clubs and societies, and incomplete records and single entries.
Syllabus:

This course is offered in second semester. It covers the following topics:
1. Bills of exchange
2. Final accounts of sole trader
3. End period adjustments in accounts
4. Manufacturing accounts
5. Correction of errors 2
6. Control accounts and self-balancing ledger 2
7. Classification of Expenditure between Capital and Revenue. Accounts of clubs and societies
8. Incomplete Records and Single entry

Teaching and learning methods:
  • Lectures will be used to explain the topics in the syllabus.
  • Practical workshop comprising regular class tests and models answers will be emphasized
  • Class discussion will also be used to stimulate individual participation and develop communication skills

Intended learning outcomes:

On completion of this course the student should be able to:

  • Discuss bills of exchange and write of the books of the drawer and drawee, and explain related transactions.
  • Prepare final accounts in GAAP and IFRS formats
  • Make adjustment entries in final accounts
  • Explain basic items in manufacturing accounts and prepare a manufacturing account.
  • Discuss the contents of accounts of clubs and societies and write up the relevant accounts

Explain incomplete record and single entry. Write up accounts with basic incomplete record issues

Assessment:
Exams: 70%
Test: 30%
Quiz: 1%
Coursework: 1%
Recommended reading list:

Ene, E. E. and Ejinwa U. J. (2014): Foundation in Accounting. 1st Edition. Abuja: Shollud Associates.
Frank W. and Alan S. (2012): Business Accounting 1. 12th Edition. London: Pearson Education Limited. (Note: an older edition can be used).
ICAN Study Pack: Foundation Stage
Igben R.O. (2014) Financial Accounting Made Simple (FAMS) Vol. 1 4th Edition El-toda Ventures limited
Thomas, A. and Ward, A. M. (2015): Introduction to Financial Accounting, 8th edition, London: McGraw Hill Education. (Note: an older edition can be used).

Code: BUS101
Lecturer: Christiana Obonyilo
Unit: 3
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
Overview:

  • Understand the evolution of the business organization.
  • Discuss and compare different models and approaches to understanding the firm in the context of the business environment.

Aims:

The course aims to: 

  • Provide a comprehensive introduction to the key elements of the business organization.
  • Build a foundation of knowledge on the different theoretical approaches to business and decision making. 
  • Develop analytical skills to identify the links between the functional areas in business, organizations, management practices and the business environment.

Syllabus:

Types of Businesses and issues affecting business in Nigeria; Leadership, Founders and Climate; Marketing; Human Resource Management; Strategy; Organizational Planning; Supply Chain and Operations Management; and Financial Management.

Teaching and learning methods:

  • Lectures will be used to explain the topics in the syllabus. In some cases, appropriate video will be used to enhance students understanding.
  • Class discussion will be used to enhance individual participation and develop communication skills.

Intended learning outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to: 

  • Explore the impact of key environmental factors on decision making and organizational behavior.
  • Evaluate the significance of public policies in business and entrepreneurial activities.

Assessment:
Exams: 70%
Test: 10%
Quiz: %
Coursework: 20%
Recommended reading list:

  • John T., and Courtland B.(2015), Business in Action 7th ed., Pearson Education, Essex.
  • Sandino, T. (2007). Introducing the First Management Control Systems: Evidence from the Retail Sector.  
  • Yukl, G., (1989). Managerial Leadership: A Review of Theory and Research. Journal of Management, Vol. 15.

Code: COM101
Lecturer: Rislan Abdulazeez
Unit: 0
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
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Code: GEN108
Lecturer: Mercy Johnson
Unit: 0
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
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Code: MTH102
Lecturer: Mmaduabuchi Okpala
Unit: 0
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
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Code: GEN104
Lecturer: Omojuyigbe Abosede
Unit: 3
Prerequisite: Use of English 1 ,
Overview:

In this module, students will learn to write well structured essays, overcome speech anxiety, work effectively in groups , the art of public speaking and give well structured presentations

Aims:

The aim of the module is to teach students the rudiments of public speaking, team work  and  presentations.

Syllabus:

Reading comprehension, Literary appreciation, Writing skills, Presentation skills, Working in groups for a presentation, Preparing for assessed presentation.

Teaching and learning methods:
  • Lectures will be given through power point presentations to explain the topics contained in the syllabus.
  • Class discussions will also be used to enhance individual participation, self confidence and team work as the students will be required to give presentations fortnightly


Intended learning outcomes:

Students who have taken this module should be able to:

  • Read effectively
  • Write well structured essays
  • Work effectively in a group or team
  • Carry out researches independently
  • Give good presentations


Assessment:
Exams: 60%
Test: 15%
Quiz: 10%
Coursework: 15%
Recommended reading list:
  • Turner, Kathy et al., Essential Academic Skills,[ Oxford University Press,  Oxford ,2011]
  • Kathleen T. McWhorter,  Academic Reading,  [ HarperCollins College Publishers, 1994]
  • Seely, John, Oxford Guide to Effective Reading and Speaking, [ Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2005]

Year 2 | Semester 1
Code: GEN201
Lecturer: Shulammite Paul
Unit: 15
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
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Year 2 | Semester 2
Code: GEN202
Lecturer: Olalekan Sakariyau
Unit: 3
Prerequisite: Entrepreneurship Studies I ,
Overview:

Entrepreneurship II expands on the foundation to this subject which was laid during the module Entrepreneurship I. We examine in detail the entrepreneurial process and Steps in the process of assessing the viability of a new venture which will be illustrated and students will be expected to conduct such a study.

Aims:

The aim of this module is the creation of New Ventures, that is, the ways and means they come into being and the key factors associated with either their success or failure.

Syllabus:

Decision to become an entrepreneur, Developing successful business ideas, Moving from an Idea to an Entrepreneurial firm, Managing and growing an Entrepreneurial firm.

Teaching and learning methods:

The module employs lectures, videos, case discussions and analyses, student field work & presentations and general discussions to engage the student in the material.  Student involvement in class activities play a significant role in the learning process. 

Intended learning outcomes:

At the end of the module student should be able to:

  • Understand the nature of the entrepreneurial process and ways to manage the process
  • Understand the difference between an opportunity and an idea, how to recognize it and how to evaluate it.
  • Describe the purpose of a feasibility analysis and develop a business model
  • Appreciate ethical issues that are intertwined with entrepreneurial activities and develop a framework for managing ethical dilemmas. 
  • Evaluate the nature of creative new business concepts that can be turned into sustainable business ventures.
Assessment:
Exams: 70%
Test: 15%
Quiz: %
Coursework: 15%
Recommended reading list:

Bruce R. Barringer and Duane Ireland. Entrepreneurship- Successfully Launching New Ventures, 5th Ed., Pearson

Code: BUS201
Lecturer: Solomon Peter
Unit: 0
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
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Year 3 | Semester 1
Code: BUS301
Lecturer: Pauline Onyeukwu
Unit: 0
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
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Code: BAF301
Lecturer: No Name
Unit: 3
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
Overview: For a modern economy to grow prosperously and sustainably, it needs a strong financial system which is an integral part of the economy. This module is designed to introduce students to the general role, function, structure, performance, and dynamics of the FMIs locally and internationally, which has great impact on the availability of business and governmental funding options and outcomes of diverse investment decision-making processes.
Aims: At the end of the course, students should have acquired the general knowledge, understanding, and ability to analyze the role, function, structure, and performance the money markets and capital markets in Nigeria and globally. Students will also be able to deepen their understanding of the changing role of market regulators in financial sector growth and development.
Syllabus:

Overview of capital allocation process, financial intermediation, and market efficiency; the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), NDIC, NSIA, PENCOM, etc; investment banks and commercial banks; DFIs and investment companies, microfinance & mortgage finance institutions, money markets, capital markets; international financial institutions global financial crises, role of technologies and marketing issues.

Teaching and learning methods:

Lectures will be used to expose the students to major concepts and theoretical basis of the financial system and to illustrate their wide-ranging applications. Also, there will be participative class sessions, workshops, and self-directed /group projects to enrich students’ learning experience. 

Intended learning outcomes:

Ability to collect, organize, present data on FMIs in Nigeria and to make intelligent inferences for finance and investment decision-making as well as for policy analysis. Students should also be able to question common institutional practices and identify contemporary issues.

Assessment:
Exams: 70%
Test: 15%
Quiz: %
Coursework: 15%
Recommended reading list:

Financial Institutions Hand book by Jide Olakanmi & Co, 3rd Edition, (2012). Abuja: LawLords Publications.

Financial Management: Concepts, Financial system, and Business Finance by R. A. Olowe (2011).Lagos: Brierly Jones Nigeria Limited. 

Code: ECO305
Lecturer: Badamasi Usman
Unit: 3
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
Overview:

This course module deals with the ancient and medieval economic thought and the traces of its transformation through the periods of commercial capitalism into the classical school of political economy, with emphasis on some identified economic scholars. 



Dr.Oji-Okoro Izuchukwu

Aims:

This course module aims to educate students on the historical development and events that shaped economic views by various scholars.

Syllabus:

Comparative survey and assessment in economic thought,  Ideas of the early Christian Fathers, Islamic ideas on economic activity, Classical economics, neo – classical school of thought, positive and welfare schools of economic thought, institutional economics, Keynesian school of thought, evolution and contemporary development of Marxism School of Economic thought, Contemporary state of development in economics and future prospects, Marginalists and modern schools of economics thought  and African economic ideas

Teaching and learning methods:

Lectures, Interactive group discussions, presentations and practical sessions are been used to explain the topics in the syllabus.

Intended learning outcomes:

On completion of this module, the student should be able to;

  • Understand the various schools of thought and make comparative assessment 
  • Engage in academic debates on their Schools of Economic thought.

Assessment:
Exams: 70%
Test: 10%
Quiz: 10%
Coursework: 10%
Recommended reading list:

History of Economic Thought, Fourth Edition Harry Landrelt centre college and David C. Colander Middlebury College

Age of the Economist, Fasfeld, Prentice Hall (Pearson)2016  ISBN: 10:0321088123


Code: ECO303
Lecturer: Akanegbu Benedict
Unit: 3
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
Overview:

This course focuses on the structure of financial markets, money and interest rates, the banking system and the role of monetary policy; it provides the background and tools to understanding the financial markets and institutions.





Aims:

Expose students to the fundamentals of the financial market, the concept of money, monetary policy and tools of implementation.

Syllabus:

Overview of the Financial System, Money and its functions, Financial Markets and Interest rate behavior, Interest Rates, Risk and Term Structure of Interest Rates, Stock Market, Foreign Exchange Market, Financial Institutions, Understanding the Banking Industry, Money Supply & Monetary Theory.


Teaching and learning methods:

Lectures, Interactive group discussions, presentations and practical sessions will be used to explain the topics in the syllabus

Intended learning outcomes:

On completion of this module, the student should be able to

Understand the financial markets structure.

Apply the understanding of its structure to macroeconomic policy objectives.

Understand the banking industry.

Understand the concept of risk and return.

Assessment:
Exams: 70%
Test: 10%
Quiz: 10%
Coursework: 10%
Recommended reading list:

The Economics of Money and Banking & Financial Markets Global Edition 10/e Frederick S. Mishkin, Pearson Publishers ISBN : 10:0133859800

Year 3 | Semester 2
Code: ECO304
Lecturer: Saada Abba Abdullahi
Unit: 3
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
Overview:

The course covers the principles and concepts of development economics. It involves the efficient management of scarce resources and their sustained growth over time with respect to economic, social, political and institutional mechanisms in the private, public and foreign sectors.






Aims:

This course aims to broaden the knowledge of students on various developmental issues in developed and developing nations.

Syllabus:

Introduction to Economics Institutions and Development, Comparative Economics Development, Classical Theories of Economic Development and Growth, Contemporary Models of Development and Underdevelopment, Poverty ,inequality and development, Human Capital, Educational and Health Care, Agricultural Transformation and Rural Development, Environment and Development,   Development Policymaking and the Roles of Market, State and Civil Society.

Teaching and learning methods:

Lectures, Interactive group discussions, presentations and practical sessions are been used to explain the topics in the syllabus.

Intended learning outcomes:

On completion of this module, the student should be able to;


  • Understand the determinants of economic development and make a comparative analysis.
  • Review policies and make suitable recommendations for economic development.

Assessment:
Exams: 60%
Test: 15%
Quiz: 10%
Coursework: 15%
Recommended reading list:

Economic development by Michael P. Todaro and Stephen C. Smith, Second Edition, Prentice hall, Pearson Publishers ISBN-10:0138013888

Code: ECO306
Lecturer: Akanegbu Benedict
Unit: 3
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
Overview:

The course entails a policy-based approach to public sector economics that focuses on different solutions with respect to Nigeria and whether the government or the market can best deliver efficient public services.


Aims:

This course module aims to introduce students to the dealing in the public sector. 

Syllabus:

Introduction to the economics of the public  Sector , Alleviating Human Misery: The Role of Economic Reasoning , Economic System, Resource Allocation and Social Well–Being, Government and Price Control , Economics of Pollution, Crime and Intervention, Education, poverty, Big Business, Taxation and the Nigerian Economy, Economic Security and Safe.

Teaching and learning methods:

Lectures, Interactive group discussions, presentations and practical sessions are been used to explain the topics in the syllabus.

Intended learning outcomes:

On completion of this module, the student should be able to;

  • Understand the economics of the public  Sector 
  • Understand Economic Systems for Resource Allocation and Social Well–Being.
  • Evaluate the Economics of Pollution, Crime and Intervention, Education, poverty, Big Business. 

Assessment:
Exams: 70%
Test: 10%
Quiz: 10%
Coursework: 10%
Recommended reading list:

Economics of the Public Sector ,Joseph E. Stiglitz Norton & Co (20000 ISBN: 13:978-0393966510

Economics of Social Issues by Sharp, Register, and Grimes, McGraw hall ,17th Edition


Code: GEN300
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Unit: 0
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
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Year 4 | Semester 1
Code: BUS402
Lecturer: Ngozi Ukeje
Unit: 0
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
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Code: ECO403
Lecturer: Aliyu Yusuf
Unit: 0
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
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Code: ECO409
Lecturer: Abbas Marafa Abdullahi
Unit: 3
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
Overview:

This course covers the aspects of labor economics from perspectives of both micro and macro issues and the utilization of human resources. The course is been designed to further the understanding of basic issues in the demand for and supply of labor in a dynamic labor market.



Aims:

This course aims to further the understanding of students in the basic issues in the demand for and supply of labor in a dynamic labor market.


Syllabus:

Overview of the Labor Market, The Demand for Labor, The Supply of Labor, Compensating Wage Differentials and Labor markets Investment in Human Capital, Education and Training , Worker Mobility :Migration ,immigration and Turnover, Pay and Productivity :Wage Determination within the Firm, Gender ,Race and Ethnicity in the labor Market, Union and the labor Market, Unemployment, Inequality in Earning.


Teaching and learning methods:

Lectures, Interactive group discussions, presentations and practical sessions are been used to explain the topics.



Intended learning outcomes:

On completion of this module, the student should be able to;

Identify and discuss the factors that affect the demand and supply of labor. 

Examine the compensating wage differentials, employment, and inequality in earnings.





Assessment:
Exams: 70%
Test: 10%
Quiz: 10%
Coursework: 10%
Recommended reading list:

Text: Modern Labour Economics, Theory and Public Policy,11 Edition by Ronald G. Ehrenberg and Robert S. Smith, Prentice-Hall , Pearson Publishers, ISBN: 10:0132540649

Code: ECO405
Lecturer: Ishaq Saidu
Unit: 3
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
Overview:

This mathematical course examines the knowledge and application of calculus, matrix algebra and maximization problems with applications for economics problem solving.


Aims:

The aim of this course is to engage students in solving economic problems with mathematical techniques.


Syllabus:

The derivatives of trigonometric functions; sequences and series; expansion, and Taylors’s theory, Mathematical analysis of basic theories of economics, Partial and total derivatives, Differentials and difference equations, Application of Partial derivatives, Maxima and Minima,  Lagrange Multiplier, Linear algebra, Matrix algebra, Inverse matrix, Simultaneous Linear equations,  Introduction to Linear Programming, Input – output analysis.


Teaching and learning methods:

Lectures, Interactive group discussions, presentations and practical sessions are been used to explain the topics in the syllabus.


 






Intended learning outcomes:

On completion of this module, the student should be able to have a good knowledge of calculus, matrix algebra and maximization problems with applications for economics problem solving.

Assessment:
Exams: 70%
Test: 10%
Quiz: 10%
Coursework: 10%
Recommended reading list:

Klein, Michael W. Mathematical methods for economics. Addison Wesley, 2002.

Code: PRO401
Lecturer: Ibrahim Muhammad
Unit: 0
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
Overview:
Aims:
Syllabus:
Teaching and learning methods:
Intended learning outcomes:
Assessment:
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Quiz: %
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Year 4 | Semester 2
Code: ECO404
Lecturer: Hadiza Musa
Unit: 3
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
Overview:

The course module entails the study of economic systems and their effects on the allocation of resources. The economic system is the set of institutional arrangements used to allocate scarce resources.


Aims:

The aim of this course is to engage students in the study of different economic systems and allocation of resources. It aims to compare global perspectives and institutional arrangements.


Syllabus:

Introduction to Major Economic Systems in Theory, Capitalism, Planned Socialism, Market Socialism, Economic Systems in Practice , Systematic Change & Global Perspectives Assessing the World Economy in a New Era  and Globalization or one World Economy.


Teaching and learning methods:

Lectures, Interactive group discussions, presentations and practical sessions are been used to explain the topics in the syllabus.


Intended learning outcomes:

On completion of this module, the student should be able to;


  • Understand  taxation and taxation theories and tax incidence
  • Understand the concept of fiscal federalism, debt financing, and the main issues in federal finance structure.
  • Have a good knowledge of Issues surrounding public debt and budgetary processes of governments.







Assessment:
Exams: 70%
Test: 10%
Quiz: 10%
Coursework: 10%
Recommended reading list:

The Global Economy and its Economic Systems,1st Edition, Gregory & Stuart, Houghton and Mifflin Publishers 

Code: ECO406
Lecturer: Hadiza Yahaya Lawal
Unit: 3
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
Overview:

This course discusses topics related to international trade, national specialization and exchange, the significance of international trade to various countries, problems related and common markets.



Aims:

This course aims to educate students on the significance of international trade to various countries, problems related and common markets.


Syllabus:

Monetary aspects of international trade, Balance of payments and its adjustments, Foreign exchange market and its efficiency, Theory and practice of devaluation, International Financial institutions and markets; functions, features, instruments, structures and performance and International Capital Flows.


Teaching and learning methods:

Lectures, Interactive group discussions, presentations and practical sessions are been be used to explain the topics in the syllabus.


Intended learning outcomes:

On completion of this module, the student should be able to:

  • Analyze monetary aspects of international trade, Balance of payments and its adjustments.
  • Have a good knowledge of International Financial institutions and markets, functions, features, instruments, structures, and performance.






Assessment:
Exams: 70%
Test: 10%
Quiz: 10%
Coursework: 10%
Recommended reading list:

International Economics Husted & Melvin Prentice-Hall ISBN 10:0321783867

Code: PRO401
Lecturer: Ibrahim Muhammad
Unit: 0
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
Overview:
Aims:
Syllabus:
Teaching and learning methods:
Intended learning outcomes:
Assessment:
Exams: %
Test: %
Quiz: %
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Code: ECO408
Lecturer: Saada Abba Abdullahi
Unit: 3
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
Overview:

This course structure examines the debate on the concept of taxation, theories on taxation, effect of taxation, its implication, challenges and benefits as it relates to the Nigerian economic system.



Aims:

The aim of this course is to educate students on the systems of taxation.


Syllabus:

Taxation and taxation theories; taxation and tax incidence; welfare cost and negative income tax; Nigerian tax system; fiscal policy elements; fiscal federalism; debt and debt financing. The main issues in federal finance structure of public revenue. The structure of Public expenditure; inter – governmental transfers, regional /state revenues, Issues surrounding public debt; budgetary processes of governments.


Teaching and learning methods:

Lectures, Interactive group discussions, presentations and practical sessions are been used to explain the topics in the syllabus.



Intended learning outcomes:

On completion of this module, the student should be able to


  • Understand taxation and taxation theories and tax incidence.
  • Understand the concept of fiscal federalism, debt financing, and the main issues in federal finance structure.
  • Have a good knowledge of Issues surrounding public debt and budgetary processes of governments.



Assessment:
Exams: 70%
Test: 10%
Quiz: 10%
Coursework: 10%
Recommended reading list:

Finance and Public Policy Jonathan Gruber Worth Publishers 2013 ISBN : 9781429278454

Entry requirements

Home / UTME


SSCE (WAEC, NECO, etc);
JAMB;

Home / Direct Entry


A level / Diploma / IJMB / HND / First degree;
JAMB DE Form;
SSCE (WAEC, NECO, etc);

Home / Direct Transfer


SSCE (WAEC, NECO, etc);
Academic transcript;
Please note: Admission on transfer will only be issued after on campus interview;

Foundation


SSCE (WAEC, NECO, etc);

International (Nigerian)


O' level result;
JAMB;
Please note: You can get a conditional admission if you does not have JAMB, but you must provide it before you progress to 200 level;

International (Foreign)


O' level result;

Staff

S/N Staff Name Rank
1 AKANEGBU BENEDICT Professor
2 CHIZEA JOHN Lecturer I
3 DR. SABIU B. SANI Senior Lecturer
4 HADIZA MUSA Assistant Lecturer
5 PROFESSOR SULE MAGAJI Professor
6 SAADA ABBA ABDULLAHI Senior Lecturer