Economics, B.Sc. | University of Sharjah | Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
48 months
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57812 AED/year
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About

The Bachelor of Science in Economics (BSc Economics) program from University of Sharjah is a four-year undergraduate program that provides students with a solid foundation in the economic theory and its applications to the real world. 

Overview

The Economics program from University of Sharjah covers a wide range of topics, including microeconomics, macroeconomics, international economics, and public economics. Students also gain the quantitative and analytical skills necessary to conduct economic research and analyze economic data. The BSc in Economics program is designed to prepare students for a variety of careers in the public and private sectors. Graduates of the program can work as economists, financial analysts, business analysts, policy analysts, and consultants. They may also pursue careers in academia, government, or international organizations. The BSc in Economics requires that a student complete 123 credits of courses and attain a minimum Cumulative GPA of 2.00. The program consists of the categories summarized below.

Overview

The course starts by looking into the current assumptions of the conventional economic system based on the foundation of the classical school of thought. It discusses the types of markets and the problems the current system is facing. The course then explains the philosophical foundation of Islamic economics taking into account the conflicting views of the scholars. It elaborates further the concept of rule of behavior and how and why it is important in the free market and how it might improve efficiency further. In addition, the course explains the acceptable ethics and behaviors in the market and how the government is supposed to enforce them. The concept of prohibited elements is discussed and the rationale behind the prohibition. Concepts such as: private and state property, money, ways of property transfer and its exceptional restrictions, the role of the state in developing the economy, taxes and their rules and controls, work and its importance, conditions and controls, the rights of workers and owners, unemployment, its causes and the ways of dealing with it, capital and its effects on stimulating the economy and development, productivity, consumption, and income distribution are discussed.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Investment Analysis
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Banking Operations Management
  • Risk  Management
  • International Financial Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
61

Credits

123 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
61

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Copy of student passport
  • Copy of UAE National Family Registry for local students
  • Copy of residence visa for non-local students (valid)
  • Certified copy of Secondary School Certificate or its equivalent
  • Four recent passport-size colored photographs
  • Health Fitness Certificate. The test must be done in university's student clinic or any governmental authority in the UAE. Click here to download the form (Please write the student's name and University ID number and attach a picture on the form)
  • Copy of Good Conduct Certificate (valid)
  • Copy of Birth Certificate
  • Copy of UAE National Identity Card (valid)
  • Copy of mother's passport
  • AED 360 cash application fees (Non-refundable)
  • An English Language Proficiency Certificate (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE or EmSAT)
  • EmSAT certificate with the required subjects and scores as per MOE requirements and student’s major
  • Tuition Fee

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    • International

      57812 AED/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 57812 AED per year during 48 months.
    • National

      57812 AED/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 57812 AED per year during 48 months.

    Living costs for Sharjah

    3400 - 5200 AED /month
    Living costs

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    31 Dec 2024
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    12000 USD
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