Bachelor Degree in Economics and Taxation (BET)

  • FeeTZS 1,500,000
  • LevelBachelor Degree
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Duration 3 Years
  • Starting DateOctober, 2023


Students in the programme of Economics and Taxation are expected to exploit the scarce resources which necessitates a need for optimal resource allocation to meet people’s needs. Thus, students will be well equipped with skills and knowledge which are vital in economic development of the country. Undoubtedly, these skills and knowledge can contribute significantly to the furtherance of industrialized economy that will improve socio-economic wellbeing of people. This is due to the fact that skills and knowledge gained from Economics and Taxation programme are very significant for efficient utilization of resource as well as Economics and Taxation policy formulation and overall development of a nation. Students will positively acquire professional experience in understanding a wide range of unpredictable variety of contexts with substantial personal responsibility for the work of others and responsibility for the allocation of resources, policy, planning, execution and evaluation for the sustainability of the country.

What you'll study
Semester I

  • Business Computer Applications
  • Development Perspectives
  • Business Mathematics
  • Business Communication
  • Introductory Microeconomics
  • Introduction to accounting
Semester II

  • Business Statistics
  • Business Management
  • Introductory Macroeconomics
  • Development Economics
  • Taxation policy and Theory
  • Financial Accounting
Semester I

  • Research Methodology
  • Management Information Systems
  • Public Finance
  • Introduction to Income Taxation
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Economic Planning and Policy
Semester II

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Operations Research
  • Introduction to Econometrics
  • Intermediate Income Taxation
  • Public Economics
  • Indirect Tax Laws
  • Practical Training
Semester I

  • International Taxation
  • Taxation policy and Theory
  • Mathematical Techniques for Economists
  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Business Law and Ethics
Semester II

  • Advanced Taxation
  • Tax Administration Laws
  • Intermediate Econometrics
  • International Economics
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics
Entry Requirements

Form Six (VI)

  1. Two principal passes in the following subjects: Economics, Accountancy, Commerce, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Agriculture, Geography or Advanced Mathematics.
  2. If one of the principal passes is not in Advanced Mathematics an applicant must have at least a subsidiary pass or a minimum of “D”grade in Mathematics at O-Level.
  3. The two principal passes MUST make an aggregate of 4.0 points as a minimum or Foundation Programme of the OUT with a minimum GPA of 3.0.


  1. Holder of Ordinary Diploma (NTA Level 6) in Taxation, Accounting, Business Administration, Procurement and Supplies Management, Economics or Banking and Finance with an average of “B’’ or a minimum GPA of 3.0 or Foundation Programme of the OUT with a minimum GPA of 3.0.