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|Tuition Fees:||$822 /year|
|Applications Begin:||August 2021|
|Final Award:||Bachelor of Science in Economics and Statistics|
|Start Date:||September 2021|
|Academic Unit:||School of Business and Economics|
|Application Deadline:||September 2021|
The study of economics and statistics is important in data analysis, investment decision making, forecasting, risks and uncertainty assessment of the markets. The information gathered by these activities is crucial for the management of the economy. Graduates from this programme will be able to work in various fields including data analysis, economic planning, investment, trade, economic forecasting and decision making in both the public and private sector.
Why study the programme
To empower the learners with knowledge and skills for data analysis, investment decision making, forecasting, risks and uncertainty assessment of the markets.
Currently there is high demand for graduates in economics and statistics from both the public and private sectors. This is due to changes in global economic and business trends, the invent of the county government which requires enormous data for decision making, policy formulation and management. The economics and statistics course is therefore proposed to meet the needs of the market
Upon successful completion of the prescribed course of study for Bachelor of Economics and Statistics , graduates will have acquired knowledge, skills and abilities to be able to:
a. Conduct research
b. Plan and manage Projects
c. Monitor and evaluate policies
d. Use the data for economic and business forecasting
e. Participate in community service and related fields
**Application forms can be downloaded from www.mku.ac.ke or collected from the school campuses/ marketing centres. Duly filled application forms should be addressed to the Registrar – Academic Administration.
The following Documents should be made available:
– Copies of all academic certificates including secondary school certificates, Bachelors, Diplomas & Certificate level transcripts and certificates.
– One (1) recent passport size photograph (write your name on reverse side)
– Copy of national I.D/Passport.
Application fee is as follows:
– a) Kshs 1000 for Certificate, Diploma and under- graduate programs for the East African applicants. USD 50 for the Non-East African Applicants.
– Kshs 2000 for Postgraduate programmes for East African Applicants. USD 100 for Non-East African Applicants.
Application for admission does not guarantee admission into the University for course applied for; this will be subject to fulfilment of all requirements and class size as approved by the University Senate.
Career opportunities for this programme include:
– Actuarial analyst
– Chartered accountant
– Compliance officer
– Data analyst
– External auditor
– Financial risk analyst
– Investment analyst
– Political risk analyst
– Risk manager
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Tuition Fees for Kenyan Students = Kshs 91,100
Tuition Fees for International Students = Kshs 109,320
Students from Countries in the East African Community (EAC), pay the same amount as Kenyan Students. The six countries in the East African Community include; Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.
– All international students (Non East African) are to pay additional (statutory fee, quality assurance & tuition fee) of 20% above the normal fee.
– The university fees payment can also be done in easy instalments within the semester. The instalments are as follows: 30% upon registration, 30%- second instalment, 20%-third instalment 20% – fourth instalment.