Undergraduate Programmes

The academic programmes offered by the Department of Economics provide the foundation for a range of current economical topics, including national budgets, fiscal measures, exchange rates and economic policy. The Department of Economics offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes ranging from the Bachelor's degree in Economics, and Master's degree in Economics  and Finance as well as MPhil degrees in Economics and Finance.

BSc. Economic Programmes
The teaching of Economics in the undergraduate programmes provides students with a firm foundation in the principles of economic analysis and their application to Caribbean-type economies (i.e. small, developing economies).

The Department of Economics offers the following undergraduate programmes:


  • Banking and Finance
  • Economics (Major)
  • Economics (Special)
  • Economics (Specialisation in Development Economics)
  • Economics (Specialisation in International Economics)
  • Economics (Specialisation in Planning and Policy)
  • Economics (Specialisation in Quantitative Economics)

Joint Majors

  • Economics and Accounting
  • Economics and Finance
  • Economics and History
  • Economics and Law (Limited Registration)
  • Economics and Management
  • Economics and Mathematics
  • Economics and Management (Marketing)
  • Economics and Political Science


  • Economics with Accounting
  • Economics with History
  • Economics with Law (Limited Registration)
  • Economics with Management
  • Economics with Mathematics
  • Economics with Political Science
  • Economics with Public Sector Management

To view the Department of Economics Undergraduate Handbook please click here.

Department of Economics
Telephone: (246) 417-4930/4279/4283 Fax: (246) 438-9104 E-mail: economics@cavehill.uwi.edu