University of Namibia : Faculty of Economic and Management Science

University of Namibia : Faculty of Economic and Management Science

About the faculty

The Faculty is one of the largest at UNAM and arguably most significant, in terms of its contribution to national human resource development in fields related to business and public policy. The objectives of the Faculty are to promote excellence in teaching and research, to inculcate a critical disposition and ability for creative problem-solving, to educate and train high level human resources in support of sustainable development and community service and to produce responsible citizens with a healthy respect for human dignity. The faculty is also responsible for mounting seminars and short courses through the Centre for Public Service Training (CPST) for the civil service and the local Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) sector with a view towards enhancing both capacity and performance.


The possible career opportunities in Economics are as follows:

  • Accountancy:
    Charted Accountant, Auditor, Tax Consultant, Internal Auditor, Cost Accountant, Lecturer, Bookkeeper, Financial Analyst, Financial Accountant
  • Business Administration:
    Personnel Practitioner, Management Consultant, Lecturer, Entrepreneur, Marketing Practitioner, Management positions in the private public sector, Strategic Planner, Careers in business commerce, Human Resource Consultants, Financial Investment Practitioner, Banker
  • Public Administration Political Studies:
    Political Analyst, Lecturer, Diplomat, Consultant, Civil Servant, International career with International organizations, International Relations Officer, Administrator, Researcher, Bureaucrat
  • Economics:
    Economic Affairs Researcher, Development Economist, Investment Analyst, Trade Promotion Officer, Dealer, Stock Broker, Economist, Economic News Reporter
  • Local Government:
    Possible employment in any Regional or Local authorities civil service, Non-governmental organizations.

Contact Information Faculty of Economic and Management Science