WAEC, JAMB Subject for Business Administration – Under Administration

Last updated on August 7th, 2018 at 09:45 am

O Level & A Level Requirement – Subject Combination for Business Administration – Under Administration; including the List of Nigeria Universities Offering the Course, WAEC, NECO, GCE, JAMB UTME, Direct Entry, IJBM, JUPEB, CAMBRIDGE, NABTEB, Course Description and Career Opportunities 

 

Note

  • JAMB officially classified this course under Faculty of Administration.
  • Probable Degree type – B.Sc (Hons.) and B.A. (Hons)

See – What Business Administration course is all about, the objectives, course outlines and career opportunities

The admission requirement to study Business Administration – Under Administration in Nigeria Universities includes one or a combination of ‘O’ level results or A-level result if you’re going through Direct Entry. This page will literally answer questions such as WAEC subject combination, JAMB UTME subject combination, Direct Entry requirements, Special consideration (waivers), where you can work with the degree and the required documents for admission into Nigeria universities. If you’re still having difficulties with getting admission in Nigeria Universities, we have some post that may be of benefit to you.

It is believed that only females major in this course but this degree programme is targeted at students seeking and preparing for a career in business and closely related fields. This provides students wider knowledge in the area of business, both on a theoretical and practical perspective. Students will learn the vital skills that efficient managers require to survive and win in today’s marketplace.

See – What Business Administration course is all about, the objectives, course outlines and career opportunities

What is O level/WAEC subject combination (requirement) for Business Administration?
The subjects needed to study Business Administration in WAEC must contain five (5) credit. This subject combination is also applicable to NECO AND GCE… The O level requirement that is the compulsory WAEC subject combination for Business Administration must include:

  1. English Language
  2. Maths
  3. Economics
  4. Plus any two of Accounting, Business Methods, Commerce, Govt, Geog, and Statistics.
  5. A trade subject

See – What Business Administration course is all about, the objectives, course outlines and career opportunities

What is JAMB UTME subject combination (subject needed) for Business Administration?
You should aim for a score of 180 – 200 and above in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side (Just an advice) because anything short of that may deny you of Admission/Post UTME. Of course, if you have a score below 180, you can consider College of Education or Polytechnic… Please note – JAMB is not the only option for admission. If you’re having troubles JAMB UTME maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB, ND or Predegree. JAMB UTME subject combination (subject to write in jamb) for Business Administration include:

  1. Economics
  2. Mathematics If you don’t have credit in Mathematics, Click here fast
  3. Plus one other subject

 

Now, these are the courses you may likely study under Business Administration degree programme. You can call it course outline! You may not have it arranged this way in the University of your choice but you will definitely meet all these courses

The list of courses under Business Administration – course outline;

 

What is Direct Entry requirement (that is the required A-level result you need) to study Business Administration?
Two ‘A’ level passes chosen from Economics, Accounts, Business Management, Government, Geography or Statistics

Just a reminder: Everything 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 combination 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 Business Administration, (which is also applicable to NECO and GCE) as well as A-level result/certificate. Do you know which Universities in Nigeria offer Business Administration?
List of Nigeria Universities offering Business Administration include:

  1. Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba
  2. Abia State University, Uturu
  3. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  4. University of Abuja, Gwagwalada
  5. Adamawa State University Mubi (ADSU)
  6. Bauchi State University, Gadau
  7. Bayero University, Kano Click to read conditions
  8. University of Benin (UNIBEN)
  9. Caritas University, Enugu
  10. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli
  11. Covenant University Ota
  12. Crescent University
  13. Cross River State University of Science &Technology, Calabar (CRUTECH)
  14. Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU) Click to read conditions
  15. Ekiti State University
  16. Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin
  17. Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT)
  18. Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State (FUKASHERE)
  19.  Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State
  20. Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State (FUWUKARI)
  21. University of Jos (UNIJOS) Click to read conditions
  22. Kwararafa University, Wukari
  23. University of Lagos (UNILAG)
  24. Lead City University, Ibadan
  25. University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)
  26. Mcpherson University, Seriki Sotayo, Ajebo
  27. University of Mkar, Mkar
  28. Nasarawa State University Keffi (NSUK)
  29. Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye,
  30. Paul University, Awka – Anambra State
  31. Usumanu Danfodiyo University (UDUSOK)
  32. Michael Okpara University of Agricultural Umudike
  33. Osun State University Osogbo (UNIOSUN)
  34. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK)
  35. Wellspring University, Evbuobanosa – Edo State.

 

Where can I work with a Degree in Business Administration? 
I believe you now know the subjects required to study Business Administration. I urge you to also find out where you can work with the degree. Please take your time to read The Act of Getting a Job – so you would know what you’re up against after graduating. See – What Business Administration course is all about, the objectives, course outlines and career opportunities

 

The SSCE O level and A-level subject needed to study Business Administration have been listed above but, some Universities may accept D7 or E8 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.

Special Consideration

What is Direct Entry Special Consideration (waiver) to study Business Administration?
(i) Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye accepts NCE/ND/HND. (ii) University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) accepts: (a) AIB or other Professional qualifications and HND in relevant fields. (b) NCE/ND/HND

(iii) Gombe State University, Gombe and University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) requires two ‘A’ level passes in Economics and any other subject.

(iv) University of Uyo accepts HND (lower credit) ND (Upper Credit) in relevant fields.

(v) River State University of Science and Technology (RSUST), Igbinedion University Okada , Ekiti State Universityand Benue State University, Makurdi – as in Accountancy.

(vi) Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria requires candidates wishing to specialise in Actuarial Science to have ‘A’ level Mathematics.

(vii) University of Jos (UNIJOS) acceptsND (lower credit), Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU) andBayero University, Kano (BUK) (upper credit) in relevant Discipline.

(viii) Benson Idahosa University, Benin City accepts ND/HND credit in Business/Accounting or related fields.

(ix) University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT) – No Direct Entry

(xi) Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Evangel University, Akaeze and University of Uyo –Same as in Banking and Finance.

(xii) Adamawa State University Mubi (ADSU) – As in Public Administration.

(xiii) Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK) accepts Mathematics but not Geography.

(xiv) Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba requires ‘A’ level pass in Economics or Business Administration.

(xvi) Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK) requiresapplicants to possess UTME requirements.

(xvii) Madonna University, Okija, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki and Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uliaccept ND (not below lower credit), AIB and Degree/HND in relevant field.

(xviii) University of Calabar (UNICAL) accepts ND in Business Admin at credit/merit level. A/L passes in Geography and Govt. not acceptable.

(xix) Usumanu Danfodiyo University (UDUSOK) – as applicable to Accounting.

(xx) Gombe State University, Gombe accepts NCE in relevant subject.

(xxii) Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba accepts National Diploma (Upper Credit) in relevant discipline or HND (Lower Credit) plus UTME requirements.

(xxiii) Nasarawa State University Keffi (NSUK) accepts HND at Lower Credit, AIB or other Professional qualifications in relevant fields or IJMB in relevant subjects not below 10 points.

(xxiv) American University of Nigeria, Yola (AUN) same as in Finance

(xxv) Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria acceptstwo ‘A’/L/IJMB passes in Management/Social Science subjects one of which must be in Economics.

(xxvi) Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki accepts HND, NCE/ND pass at Merit level in relevant fields in addition to ‘O’ level requirement. ND must be in Upper Credit level.

(xxviii) Mcpherson University, Seriki Sotayo, Ajebo accepts a) JUPEB/IJMB/ATS (Final)of ICAN or approved equivalent in related disciplines. b) AIB or other professional qualifications in relevant fields.

(xxix) Wellspring University, Evbuobanosa – Edo State accepts ND, NCE, IJMB, NABTEB A/L, HND passes at credit/lower credit level in relevant subjects/courses in addition to O’ level requirement.

(xxx) Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT) accepts ND in relevant discipline within the Faculty in to 200 level in addition to UTME requirements.

(xxxi) University of Abuja, Gwagwalada accepts Two A-level credit in Economics, Commerce, NCE or ND at Upper Credit level or 10 points in IJMB in relevant discipline in addition to the ‘O’ level requirements.

(xxxii) University of Lagos (UNILAG) requires Very good passes in three JUPEB/A’ Level subjects: Economics and any two of Financial Accounting, Business Management, Government, Geography and Mathematics.

What is WAEC, NECO, GCE, Special Consideration (waiver) to study Business Administration?
(i) Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK) accepts a pass in Economics

(ii) University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) – As in Banking and Finance.

(iii) Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK)accepts English, Maths and any 3 relevant subjects.

(iv) Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, River State University of Science and Technology (RSUST) and Niger Delta University Yenagoa (NDU), University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT) -Same as in Accountancy

(v) University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT) does not accept commercial subjects.

(vi) University of Abuja, Gwagwalada and Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli accept Commerce in lieu of Economics

(vii) American University of Nigeria, Yola (AUN) same as in Finance

(viii) Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria requires five SSCE credit including English Language, Economic, Mathematics and any other two subjects

(ix) Plateau State University Bokkos (PLASU) – Same as in Accounting

(x) Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba requires two other credit in from Commerce, Accounting, Geography and Government.

(xi) University of Lagos (UNILAG) requires credit in English Language, Mathematics, Economics, and any two of Financial Accounting, Government, Geography, CRS/IRS, Business Management.

What is JAMB UTME Special Consideration (waiver) to study Business Administration?
(i) Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye – the third subject should bea Social Science subject.

(ii) University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli and University of Uyo –Same as in Banking and Finance

(iii) Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK)- Economics is not compulsory.

(iv) Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, River State University of Science and Technology (RSUST) and University of Lagos (UNILAG): Same as in Accountancy.

(v) American University of Nigeria, Yola (AUN) same as in Finance

(vi) Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria requires Economics, Mathematics and any Management or Social Science subjects.

(vii) Evangel University, Akaeze accepts Mathematics or Economics plus any two relevant Arts or Social Science subjects.

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