BSc Agricultural Economics and Extension - Nnamdi Azikiwe University | Educartis

4 years
On Campus


Course Overview

The Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Economics is an undergraduate programme at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University. The course is concerned with the application of theories and principles of economics to agricultural markets. It prepares the students to address problems ranging from clean air, water resources to alleviation of poverty through agricultural extension. BSc Agricultural Economics and Extension examines relationships between supply and demand using data, statistics and market trends. It charts the connecting points between agribusiness management, finance, policy, natural resource economics and economic development. Students will also learn about resource and farm management and value chain analysis

Graduates of Agricultural Economics and Extension have in-depth understanding of economics in the context of agricultural production systems. They possess the skills to analyse agricultural systems from an economic perspective, and provide advice on management decision-making in this context. They also understand how to bring about innovation in agricultural practice and rural communities. The Nnamdi Azikiwe University offers the undergraduate course in Agricultural Economics and Extension, enabling you to develop the right skills for the field.
By completing the degree course, you will be able to apply expansion techniques and economic principles to agriculture. You will also receive the Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Economics and Extension.
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

The Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Economics will enable you to:

  • Communicate economic concepts, business decision-making, and agricultural and natural resource concepts, with effectiveness;
  • Demonstrate the skills to fit into a business, agency, or academic environment and use economic concepts for the advancement of agricultural practices; 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of issues related to the agricultural sector, natural resource policies, and rural community development;
  • Develop blueprint for the application of economic principles to agribusiness and agricultural extension.
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Certification obtained

At the completion of the programme, you will receive the Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Economics and Extension.

What jobs will I qualify for?

  • Farm Developer
  • Agricultural Extension Specialist
  • Commodities Broker
  • Agronomist


When do I start?

Next available course

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Admission Criteria

Direct Entry
  • Two 'A' level passes in Chemistry, English, Mathematics, Biology / Agric. Science, and one of Economics, Physics, Mathematics, and Geography.

  • Five SSCE credit passes including Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology/Agric Science, English and Physics/Economics/Geography.

How do I apply?

Step 1: Visit the University's admission portal and login with your JAMB Registration Number
Step 2: Generate a Remita RRR, with which you will pay the application fee of N2, 000 at any commercial bank.
Step 3: After successful payment, visit the application portal to fill the application form.
Step 4: Print out the completed form. 

Payment options

  •  Bank Deposit (via Remita)

Detailed course information

  • Farm Management
  • Records and Accounts
  • Introduction to Statistics and Field Experimentation
  • Elements of Rural Economics
  • Agribusiness Management
  • Agricultural Finance
  • Introduction to Agricultural Policy and Development 
  • Agricultural Mechanization
  • Animal Production and Husbandry
  • Farm Design Survey and Land Use Planning
  • Extension Practices
  • Agricultural Resource and Production Economics

Course Provider

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Phone & Location
  • +2347081610453
  • PMB 5025, Along Enugu - Onitsha Express Way, Ifite