WAEC, JAMB Subject for Home Science and Management

O Level & A Level Requirement – Subject Combination for Home Science and Management; 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/School/College of Agriculture/Vet. Medicine.
  • Probable Degree type – [B. Agric. (B.Sc. (Hons.) B. Tech. (Hons.) B. Agric. Tech.) DVM]

The admission requirement to study Home Science and Management 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.

 

What is O level/WAEC subject combination (requirement) for Home Science and Management?
The subjects needed to study Home Science and Management 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 Home Science and Management must include

  1. Chemistry
  2. Biology/ Agric Science
  3. Mathematics
  4. At least a pass in English and Physics.
  5. General Metal Work, General Wood Work, Building/Engineering Drawing, Furniture Design and Construction, Upholstery Design and Construction, Spray Painting and Period Furniture, Spinning, Weaving, Surface Design and Printing, Bleaching, Dyeing and Finishing and Basic Electricity
  6. A trade subject

 

What is JAMB UTME subject combination (subject needed) for Home Science and Management?
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… Don’t expect JAMB score upgrade. White collar Scammers are everywhere. JAMB UTME subject combination (subject needed) for Home Science and Management are

  1. Chemistry
  2. Biology or Agriculture
  3. Mathematics or Physics

 

What is Direct Entry requirement (that is the required A-level result you need) to study Home Science and Management?
Two ‘A’ level passes or equivalents in Chemistry and Biology/Botany/Agric Science/ Economics/Physics/Math ematics/Geography/Accounting.

 

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 Home Science and Management, (which is also applicable to NECO and GCE) as well as A-level result/certificate.
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

See useful guides on how to choose a course and university

List of Nigeria Universities offering Home Science and Management are

  1. Kogi State University Anyigba
  2. Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) with options in: (i) Home & Furniture Design (ii) Child Dev. & Family Studies (iii) Clothing & Textile (iv) Rural Dev. & Extension.
  3. Nasarawa State University Keffi (NSUK)
  4. University of Agriculture, Makurdi
  5. River State University of Science and Technology (RSUST)

 

Where can I work with a Degree in Home Science and Management? 
I believe you now know the subjects required to study Home Science and Management. 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. Career opportunities will be added when we revisit this page.

 

The SSCE O level and A-level subject needed to study Home Science and Management has 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 Home Science and Management?
(i) Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) accepts upper credit in NCE and ND in Food Science and Technology, Home Economics, Hotel Management and Tourism, Clothing and Textile from a recognised institution in addition to UTME requirements.

(ii) Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye accepts candidates not less than 35 years old with at least 10 years cognate working experience plus a ND of HND in the relevant discipline and O/L English Language and Maths may be admitted after successful oral interview.

(iii) University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) – As in Agricultural Economics.

(iv) University of Agriculture, Makurdi accepts (a) HSC/GCE `A’ level passes in Chemistry, Physics, Biology and Mathematics may be admitted to 200 level. (b) HND holders with upper credit in relevant disciplines who posses the UTME requirements may be admitted to 300 level. (c) ND holders with upper credit in relevant disciplines who possess the UTME requirement may be admitted to 200 level. (d) NCE holders with lower credit in relevant disciplines who possess UTME requirements may be admitted to 200 level. NCE holders with lower credit in relevant disciplines who posses UTME requirements may be admitted to 100 level. (e) NCE holders with merit in relevant disciplines who possess UTME requirements may be admitted to 100 level (Food Science or Hotel Management or any relevant course).

(v) River State University of Science and Technology (RSUST) accepts: a) ND/NCE/SRN, WAHEB. C & G Finals in Home Economics/Food Science/ Nutrition/Agriculture/ Nursing/Pubic Health/ Laboratory Science/Hotel & Catering Management plus two other credits at O’ level or ND/NCE/SRN, WAHEB, C&G Finals in Home Economics/Food Science/ Nutrition/ Agriculture /Nursing/Public Health/ Laboratory Science /Hotel & Catering for admissions into 200 level. b) B.Sc in any other relevant discipline for admission into 300 level.

What is WAEC, NECO, GCE, Special Consideration (Waiver) to study Home Science and Management?
(i) University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) In addition to the UTME/General University Entry requirements, a candidate must obtain credit in Chemistry, Biology or Food and Nutrition or Agricultural Science.

(ii) Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) requires five (5) SSCE credit in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics.

(iii) University of Agriculture, Makurdi requires Five (5) SSC/WASC/GCE `O’ level/NECO at not more than two sittings, categorized as follows: (a) two credit in Chemistry and Biology or Agricultural Science or Health Science. (b) three credit: of Geography, Physics, Mathematics Food & Nutrition, Home Management, Clothing and Textiles and credit in English Language. The successful students of the University Remedial science programme shall be considered for admission to year 1 (100 level) after having passed the minimum requirement for JAMB. All admissions into the University programme must be through JAMB.

(iv) River State University of Science and Technology (RSUST) requires five credit level passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology/Health Science/Agricultural Science and three other subjects from Physics, Chemistry, Food and Nutrition, Economics, Government, Geography, Commerce, Home Economics, Fine Arts, Clothing & Textile at not more than two sittings.

(v) Kogi State University Anyigba requires credit at SSCE and/or GCE O/L in English Language, Chemistry, Biology or Agric. Science, Mathematics, Nutrition/Home Economics and at least a pass in Physics.

What is JAMB UTME Special Consideration (Waiver) to study Home Science and Management?
(i) Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and Physics/ Mathematics or Food and Nutrition or one social science subject (Economics or Geography).

(ii) University of Agriculture, Makurdi requires Chemistry, Biology or Agric. Science, Mathematics or Physics.

(iii) Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) requires Chemistry, Biology and Physics/Mathematics.

(iv) University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) requires Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science, Food and Nutrition and one of Physics/Mathematics, Economics or Geography

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