# WAEC, JAMB UTME Subject Combinations for Mathematics

Last updated on July 9th, 2018 at 02:16 am

**O Level & A Level Requirement – Subject Combination for Mathematics; 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 **

- JAMB officially classified this course under Faculty/School/College of Science .
- Probable Degree type – (B.Sc. & B. Tech)

The admission requirement to study Mathematics 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.

- How to study online course and earn a degree
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**What is O level/WAEC subject combination (requirement) for Mathematics?**

The subjects needed to study Mathematics 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 Mathematics must include

- English Language
- Mathematics. If you don’t have credit in Mathematics, Click here fast
- Physics or Chemistry
- A trade subject

Mathematics is the language in which our era’s technical and scientific knowledge is formulated. It is also an indispensable tool in computer science, insurance and the economy. However, its actual core is pure mathematics: the intensive study of abstract structures and geometrical objects, and the discovery and description of the laws that govern them. The principal aim of a degree in Mathematics is a broad education in the fundamentals of mathematics that allows graduates to independently acquire further knowledge for their future professional work.

Mathematicians work in many different fields. They conduct research and teach at universities, universities of applied sciences and secondary schools. They work for insurance companies and, increasingly, in banks, industry, software development, planning and business optimisation, or as statisticians in the public sector. A distinct talent for abstract thought is always essential for studying and working with mathematics

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**What is JAMB UTME subject combination (subjects needed) for Mathematics?**

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 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 Mathematics are

- Mathematics. If you don’t have credit in Mathematics, Click here fast
- Any two of Physics, Chemistry and Economics or Geography.

**What is Direct Entry requirement (that is the required A-level result you need) to study Mathematics?**

(i) Two ‘A’ level passes in Mathematics and any other science subject.

(ii) NCE with at least merit in Mathematics and one of Physics, Chemistry or Economics

Pattern and form surround us—from the branching angles of our blood vessels and the complexity of computer algorithms to inventory scheduling and the four-dimensional geometry of our universe. As the pure expression of pattern and form, mathematics provides the language for science. In the past 100 years, many disciplines have been virtually transformed by the infusion of mathematics, so that alongside the traditional field of mathematical physics, one now finds new disciplines such as mathematical biology, mathematical ecology, mathematical economics, mathematical linguistics and mathematical psychology.

But mathematics is so much more than its applications. As the study of formal structures, mathematics offers a supreme beauty, an abstract forest of pattern and form, at once deep, intricate, logical, and surprising, a forest holding wonders both known and unknown. The search for these wonders is no game, for mathematics bears on eternal truth: Primes—such as 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, …—cannot be written as the product of two smaller integers. How many primes are there? Infinitely many. This is a well-known wonder proved by Euclid. Twin primes—such as 3 and 5, 5 and 7, 11 and 13, 17 and 19, …—are “consecutive” primes. How many twin primes are there? No one knows.

Mathematicians have unleashed their most sophisticated weapons on this problem, but the question remains unanswered. It is an unknown wonder. Will you be the first to find the answer? Whatever the answer, it is an eternal and universal truth: true for all time, in all places, to every intellect. \

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 Mathematics, (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 Mathematics are

- Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
- Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba
- Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
- Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti – Ekiti State
- Abia State University, Uturu
- University of Abuja, Gwagwalada
- Achievers University, Owo
- Adamawa State University Mubi (ADSU)
- Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin
- Anchor University Ayobo Lagos State
- Arthur Javis University Akpoyubo Cross River State
- Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli
- Adeleke University Ede (AUE)
- Augustine University
*Click to read conditions* - Ajayi Crowther University, Ibadan (ACU)
*Click to read conditions* - Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo
- Bauchi State University, Gadau
- Bauchi State University, Gadau
- Bayero University, Kano
*Click to read conditions* - Baze University
- University of Benin (UNIBEN) with options in Computer Science and Statistics.
- ECWA Bingham University, New Karu
- Benson Idahosa University, Benin City
*Click to read conditions* - Bowen University, Iwo
- Benue State University, Makurdi
- Caleb University, Lagos
- Chrisland University
- Clifford University Owerrinta Abia State
- Coal City University Enugu State
- Crown Hill University Eiyenkorin, Kwara State
- Cross River State University of Science & Technology, Calabar (CRUTECH)
- Crescent University (CUAB)
*Click to read conditions* - Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU)
*Click to read conditions* - Dominican University Ibadan Oyo State,
- Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki,
*Click to read conditions* - Edo University Iyamo
- Edwin Clark University, Kaigbodo
- Ekiti State University, Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin
- Eastern Palm University Ogboko
- Imo State, Evangel University, Akaeze
- Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State (FUD)
- Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina
- Federal University Gashua, Yobe (FUUmar Suleiman College of Education, Gashua
- Federal University, Gusau Zamfara (FUGUS)
- Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State (FUKASHERE)
- Federal University, Birnin Kebbi (FUBK)
- Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State (FULAFIA)
- Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State (FULOKOJA)
- Federal University, Ndifu-Alike, Ebonyi State (FUNAI)
- Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa (FUOTUOKE)
*Click to read conditions* - Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State
- Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State (FUWUKARI)
- Fountain Unversity, Oshogbo
- Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB)
*Click to read conditions* - Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE)
- Federal University of Technology, Akure
*Click to read conditions* - Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO)
- Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike – Enugu State
- Gregory University, Uturu
- Gombe State University Gombe
- Hallmark University, Ijebi Itele, Ogun
- University of Ibadan (UI)
*Click to read conditions* - University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)
*Click to read conditions* - Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU)
- Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji
- Sule Lamido University, Kafin Hausa, Jigawa (SLU)
- University of Jos (UNIJOS)
*Click to read conditions* - Kaduna State University, Kaduna (KASU)
*Click to read conditions* - Kola Daisi University Ibadan, Oyo State
- Al-Qalam University, Katsina
- Kano University of Science & Technology, Wudil (KUST)
- Kebbi State University, Kebbi
- Kwara State University, Ilorin (KWASU)
- University of Lagos (UNILAG)
- Landmark University, Omu-Aran
- Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai (IBBU)
- Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU)
*Click to read conditions* - Legacy University, Okija Anambra State,
- University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)
- Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola (MAUTY)
- Mcpherson University, Seriki Sotayo, Ajebo
- University of Mkar, Mkar
- Mountain Top University
- Nasarawa State University Keffi (NSUK)
- Nigerian Defence Academy Kaduna (NDA)
*Click to read conditions* - Northwest University Kano (NWU)
- National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN),
*Click to read conditions* - Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja
- Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU)
- Obong University, Obong Ntak
- Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye
- Ondo State University of Science and Technology Okitipupa (OSUSTECH)
*Click to read conditions* - Paul University, Awka – Anambra State
- University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT)
- Plateau State University Bokkos (PLASU)
- Nigeria Police Academy Wudil
*Click to read conditions* - Redeemer’s University, Mowe
- Rhema University, Obeama-Asa – Rivers State
- Ritman University, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom,
- River State University of Science and Technology (RSUST)
- Salem University, Lokoja
*Click to read conditions* - Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa
*Click to read conditions* - Sokoto State University
- Southwestern University, Oku Owa
- Summit University
- Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu Ode (TASUED)
*Click to read conditions* - Taraba State University, Jalingo (TSUJ)
- Usumanu Danfodiyo University (UDUSOK)
- Michael Okpara University of Agricultural Umudike
- Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina (UMYU)
- Hezekiah University, Umudi
- Osun State University Osogbo (UNIOSUN)
- Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK)
- Kings University, Ode Omu (UNIKINGS)
- The University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
- University of Uyo
- Veritas University, Abuja
*Click to read conditions* - Wellspring University, Evbuobanosa – Edo State
- Western Delta University, Oghara Delta State
- Wesley University of Science & Technology, Ondo
- Yobe State University, Damaturu

**Where can I work with a Degree in Mathematics? **

I believe you now know the subjects required to study Mathematics. 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 soon.

The SSCE O level and A-level subject needed to study Mathematics have been listed above. Yet, 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.

See also:

- WAEC, JAMB UTME Subject for Industrial Mathematics
- WAEC, JAMB UTME Subject for Geography – Under Science
- WAEC, JAMB Subject Combinations for Applied Geophysics
- WAEC, JAMB Subject Combinations for Biological Science
- WAEC, JAMB UTME Subject for Education and Mathematics
- WAEC, JAMB UTME Subject Combinations for Statistics
- WAEC, JAMB UTME Subject Combinations for Applied Botany
- WAEC, JAMB UTME Subject for Combinations for Geology
- WAEC, JAMB UTME Subject for Pure and Applied Mathematics
- WAEC, JAMB UTME Subject for Mathematics With Statistics