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Requirements to Study Mathematics and Economics

Admission Requirement to Study Mathematics and Economics; including WAEC, NECO, GCE, JAMB UTME, Direct Entry, IJBM, JUPEB, CAMBRIDGE, NABTEB Subject Combinations, Course Description and Career Opportunities 

 

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To study this course in Nigeria Universities, you must fulfil the admission requirements which must include one or a combination of ‘O’ level results. This page will literally answer questions such as WAEC subject combination, JAMB UTME subject combination, Direct Entry requirements, Special consideration (waivers), Course description and the required documents for admission into Nigeria universities. And if you’re still having difficulties with getting admission in Nigeria, maybe it’s time you consider studying online or study abroad for free through scholarships

What is O level/WAEC subject combinations (requirement) for Mathematics and Economics?
You must have Five credit in subjects needed to study Mathematics and Economics in WAEC. This subject combination is also applicable to NECO AND GCE… The core O level that is the compulsory WAEC subject combinations for Mathematics and Economics must include

  1. English Language
  2. Mathematics
  3. Economics
  4. Any other two subjects selected from Science or Social Sciences at not more than two sittings
  5. A trade subject

 

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What is JAMB UTME subject combination (subjects needed) for Mathematics and Economics?
You should aim for a score of 200 and above in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side. (Just an advice). If you score 180 and above in this recent JAMB UTME- All is well with you, but if your score is below 180, Please consider College or Polytechnic.. Don’t expect JAMB score upgrade. White collar Scammers are everywhere. JAMB is not the only option for admission. If you’re having troubles passing JAMB UTME maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB or Predegree. JAMB UTME subject combinations for Mathematics and Economics are

  1. Mathematics
  2. Economics
  3. Any other Science or Social Science subject

 

What is Direct Entry requirement (that is the required A level result you need) to study Mathematics and Economics?
(i) At least two ‘A’ level passes (G.C.E or H.S.C) at not more than two sittings. The subjects should include Mathematics and Economics.
(ii) Credit level pass in the University of Benin Diploma in Data Processing (DDP), Mathematics Education (DME), Accounting (DIA), and Computer Engineering (DICE).
(iii) Diploma from any other recognised Universities with at least an Upper Credit level pass in the areas listed in (ii) above.
(iv) OND with at least an Upper Credit level pass in Mathematics/Statistics, Computer Science, Accounting or Business Studies from a recognised Polytechnic or College of Technology.
(v) HND with at least a Lower Credit level pass in Mathematics/Statistics, Computer Science, Accounting or Business Studies from a recognised Polytechnic or College of Technology.
(vi) NCE with at least a Credit level pass in Mathematics and Economics from a recognised College of Education. In addition candidates should have at least an overall-Merit level pass.
 

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Just a reminderEverything you have read so far is a general requirement, it is expedient that you also check the special consideration for this course below. If for some reasons you are not satisfied or cannot meet up with the subject combinations above, perhaps you should consider taking a look at Polytechnic or College of Education related course subject requirements. You can also study online with a foreign university right from your bedroom or apply for a scholarship to study abroad. Education is now a choice.

So now that you know the compulsory WAEC, JAMB subject combination for Mathematics and Economics, (which is also applicable to NECO and GCE) as well as A level result/certificate. Do you know which Universities in Nigeria offer Mathematics and Economics?
Before you make a decision on which University to choose, please consider

  • The Fees
  • The Distance
  • The Environment
  • The Degree Certificate
  • Vulnerability to Strike
  • Acceptable O Level and A level Result
  • Academic Calendar

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Nigeria Universities offering Mathematics and Economics are

  1. University of Benin (UNIBEN)
  2. Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola (MAUTY)

 
Course Description for Mathematics and Economics: 
We are still working on a number of things. We will add a description for this course later on. But if you’re willing to add a description, we will appreciate.
 

Where can I work with a Degree in Mathematics and Economics? 
Having a Degree in Mathematics and Economics does not limit you to a particular work environment. Career opportunities will be added soon.
 

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The general WAEC, NECO or GCE core subject combinations for Mathematics and Economics have been listed above. Yet, some Universities may accept Pass in some a compulsory subject instead of Credit. And some may accept or reject two sittings. That is combinations of WAEC, NECO, or GCE results. You will know more when you take a look at the special consideration (waiver) for this course if available. Please take note that when you see Check, it simply means the special consideration for this course had been merge with a related course to save space. So it is advisable to click the link or search with the search bar.

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