About Economics


Nile University Business School surrounded by technological environment educates responsible youth and young talents in order to pursue innovation-based business and improve the business environments in Egypt, the Middle East, and the continent at large.



The undergraduate program in economics is a rigorous quantitative and qualitative program that enhances students’ analytical skills and critical thinking. In addition to the broader economic concepts, the understanding of economic issues pertaining to the Middle East and North African region is given special attention. The major is committed to a liberal arts philosophy and the development of leadership skills. The Program develops its students’ professional competencies and responsible citizenship skills and prepares them for a variety of careers in economic research, financial economics, and banking.

Recommended Min GPA = 2.5 or above.

The set of skills that Economics students will acquire are the following:

  • Thinking logically and critically
  • Ability to simplify complex issues and extract the relevant pieces of information
  • Data analysis
  • written and spoken communication
  • Problem-solving using your initiative
  • Time management
  • Commercial and cultural awareness
  • Teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Research skills
  • Presentation skills


Careers you can pursue

  • Economic Analyst
  • Banker and Loan Officer
  • Economic Consultant
  • Policy Analyst
  • Credit Analyst
  • Product Manager
  • Actuaries
  • Quantitative Analyst
  • Compensation Manager
  • Portfolio Manager/ Consultant