BSc. Economics

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Academic Direction by: London School of Economics & Politics Science

This programme aims to instil into individuals a logical approach to an analysis of social and individual decision making. It is centered around a core of economics theory and the tools it requires, with opportunities for specialisation in particular applications in the optional units. This degree is most valuable for those aiming at employment as a professional economist in industry, finance or civil service, but is also valued by employers where demonstrated ability for logical and quantitative reasoning is desired; for instance accountancy, banking and general managerial posts.

Units offered for BSc (Hons) Economics

A student has to study Twelve units in three years, of which, Seven are compulsory units

Foundation units:
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Mathematics1(Half unit)
  • Mathematics2(Half unit)
  • Statistics1(Half unit)
  • Statistics2(Half unit)
  • Priciples of Sociology OR
  • Principles of Accounting OR
  • Business and Management in a Global Context OR
  • Principles of Banking and Finance

Eight Further units From:

  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Elements of Econometrics
  • Monetary Economics
  • International Economics
  • Public Economics
  • Economics of Development
  • Labour Economics
  • Corporate Finance
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Information Systems and Organisations
  • Elements of Social and Applied Psychology
  • Organisation Theory


To be eligible for the BSc degrees, an applicant must:

  • normally be at least 17 years old and
  • have GCSE/GCE 'O' level in Mathematics and English Language with at least grade C or equivalent and
  • have two subjects at GCE 'A' Level, plus at least three further subjects at GCSE/GCE 'O' level (at not less than grade C) or
  • three subjects at GCE 'A' level (with one 'A' level at not less than grade D) or
  • three subjects at GCE 'A' level, plus one further subject at GCSE/GCE 'O' level (at not less than grade C) or
  • two subjects at GCE 'A' level, plus two further subjects at GCE 'AS' level or
  • BA/BSc/BCom from any recognised university of Pakistan or
  • High School Diploma plus two APs (excluding Studio Art)

If you do not meet the Entrance Requirements

If you do not meet the Entrance Requirements for the degree programme, you have the option of registering for the following qualifications which provide an entry route to all degrees in the field of Economics, Management, Finance and the Social Sciences:

International Foundation Programme
CertHe Social Sciences


The Academic Session for BSc Economics begins from September 2024