With an online Business Economics degree from the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean Global Campus (UCCGC), you will utilize your strong economic foundation and have the opportunity to make a real impact on businesses. Earn your online business economics degree to discover the necessary skills needed to become a critical member of a business organization. Due to globalization and the increasing competition in the business sphere, corporations are looking for individuals who possess these necessary economic skills, such as forecasting in various markets and analyzing data.
Upon completion of your online Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics degree, you will be able to:
Assess business facts and interpret them consistent with economic thinking.
Examine how decision-makers allocate scarce resources to achieve economic efficiency.
Apply economic tools to analyze decisions made by consumers, firms, and policymakers.
Predict the impact of fiscal, monetary, and trade policy on a firm using microeconomic and macroeconomic models.
This programme is accredited through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA.
The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean Global Campus offers two options to international students: 100% Online or Blended, i.e. 90% online with required residencies in Jamaica each summer.
The intake periods for international (non-Jamaican) students are January, March, May, July, and September.
All regional and international students applying for UCC Global Campus undergraduate programs must submit the following:
High school diploma, GED, or Certificate of Equivalency / Proficiency (with minimum Grade Point Average of 2.5 from high school)
Passes in 5 GCE O Level / CSEC passes at A, B or C including Mathematics and English or International Baccalaureate (IB) or other international qualification deemed equivalent (subject to UCC approval) - Regional (Caribbean) Applicants Only.
Official Transcripts of all secondary school (and other universities) coursework and grades (translated in English). “Official” means that the applicant must request that his school send transcripts directly to the UCC Registry (email@example.com OR firstname.lastname@example.org)
Students who have completed college credits may be eligible to transfer those credits to the UCC Global Campus. (Final determination on the eligibility of the transfer of credits will be made once your application and transcript(s) are received, reviewed and approved by the UCC Global Campus.)
The language of instruction at UCCGC is English. Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate English Language proficiency by completing an approved English testing regime such as the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
USD 3,000 per academic year($5,000 USD tuition per academic year - $2,000 USD scholarships for all successful candidates)
$4,000 USD per academic year(USD 5,000 tuition per academic year - USD 1,000 scholarships for all successful candidates)
USD 7,500 per academic year($12,000 USD tuition per academic year - $4,500 USD scholarships for all successful candidates)