This programme was designed to disseminate and expand knowledge in the principles and applications of Economics and thereby contribute rationally to the development of Economics and manpower requirements for national development.
The specific objectives of the programme include the following:
- To train students who are not just familiar with conventional economic theories, but who are also conscious of the limitations of the theories as they relate to economic development in a setting like Nigeria.
- To develop analytical skills in students of Economics for designing and formulating economic policies which are of social relevance.
- To train economists who are thoroughly familiar with the Nigerian economic scene and its relation to the international economic environment.