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Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Economics



PRELUDE

The globalization of economic activity is a relatively quite revolution that has been sweeping the world and with that Economics has been expanding the frontier. Economics is one of the most prestigious and intellectually demanding pursuits of knowledge over many decades. EDU’s Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Economics program is designed in a way that students will find interesting, exciting and relevant. This program is aimed to enable students a good grasp over this discipline of knowledge with which one can systematically address issues ranging from national policies to ones professional and personal life and thus make capable of affecting the lives of millions around the world.

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

The program offers standard curricula that cover the recent development in economics as well as the areas that have traditionally formed the core of the discipline. East Delta University Bachelor of Arts in Economics is a 120 credit hour program, which a student is expected to complete in 10 semesters (3.5) years. These credits are divided into core, elective and general education courses. The total number of courses required for this degree is 39 (of three credit hours each), of which 8 are general education courses, 22 are core courses and the rest 9 are concentration/elective courses. In addition, the students need to complete successfully a research project of three credit hours. Credits earned on pre-university courses will not be counted for graduation. The undergraduate program in economics offers concentration in Business Economics, Advanced Economic Theory, Trade and Development, Environment-Population Economics and Resource Management. The general study courses must be completed within the first two years of the program. A student is allowed to do concentration in one area only.

General Education Courses 24 Credits
Language Skill 9
Numeric Skill 3
Computing Skill 3
Natural Science 3
Humanities and Social Science 6
Core Courses 66 Credits
Concentration Electives 15 Credits
Open Electives 12 Credits
Research Project 3 Credits
Total 120 Credits

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

SSC / HSC :

  • S.S.C & H.S.C/equivalent Public Examination with total GPA of 5.00 or above with at least 2.50 in each examination.
  • S.S.C & H.S.C/equivalent Public Examination with total GPA of 6.00 or above, if the GPA in any of the examinations is less than 2.50 but not less than 2.00

O-Levels / A-Levels:

  • 5 subjects in O-Level and 2 subjects in A-Level with total minimum 26.5 points.
  • Students who have passed GCE A-Level or the American High School Examination or the International Baccalaureate Examinations are also eligible for admission. The University may take other systems into consideration.

TUITION FEES

The tuition fee structure described below is not applicable for international students. For further information on international student admissions, please contact us at enquiry@eastdelta.edu.bd
Cost estimation for 1 (one) semester
Total Credits 12 (approx.)
Rate BDT 4,000/- Per Credit
Flat Fee Waiver 50%
Tuition Fee (after waiver) BDT 2,000/- Per Credit
Semester Fee BDT 8,000/-
Development Fee BDT 3,000/-
*Estimated Fee (1 Semester) BDT 35,000/-
Admission Fee BDT 20,000/- [One Time]
Admission Form Fee BDT 1,000/- [One Time]
Student ID Card Fee BDT 100/- [Per Semester]

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