JAMB and WAEC (O’Level) Subject Combination for Banking and Finance

The subject combination for various courses varies in JAMB and WAEC as they may not fall under the same categories like for banking and finance the subject combination might be different from law as they are entirely different from each other.

Among the numerous courses available in Nigeria banking and finance is also one of the most competitive courses in the country as a lot of Nigerian student study the course at the university and also aspire to study the course and so needs to meet the JAMB and WAEC requirement to help gain admission into the university.

What You Need to Know About Banking and Finance

Banking and finance have proven to be a very good course in Nigeria since the introduction of the course as it makes one exposed to the financial industry. The course has numerous fields and has diverse careers across fund management, broking, and a lot more and banking tends to be one of the most rewarding careers in the world.

Assurance of job for someone graduating with a degree in banking and finance is also very sure as there is a lot of job opportunities available in the country for the course and that is also one advantage of the course. Below the various place for one graduating with a degree in banking and finance will be given

  • With a degree in banking and finance, you can work in a Tax office
  • Corporate banks
  • Pension office
  • Retails Banks
  • Insurance companies

They are some of the places amongst the numerous company

JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Banking and Finance

Banking and Finance fall under arts course so the subject combination will be for WAEC and JAMB  should fall under art subjects and also one must have at least five credits in WAEC for all courses. Also, one of the facts that give difficulties in gaining admission is the combination of wrong subjects, so it would be better to combine your subject properly.

The subject combination for banking and Finance in WAEC will be given below

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Economics
  • Accounting
  • Government or any other art course

A candidate who has five credits in the courses above can study banking and finance in Nigerian university while that of JAMB includes

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Economics
  • Accounting or any other subject

These are the needed subjects in JAMB

List of Universities Offering Banking and Finance in Nigeria

Currently, a lot of universities offers the course in Nigeria and thus making it a very competitive course in Nigeria and the list of universities that offers banking and finance will be given below

Federal Universities

  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka
  • University of Port Harcourt
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Akwa
  • University of Jos
  • University of Uyo
  • Usmanu Dan Fodio University
  • Federal University, Wukari

State Universities

  • Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
  • Bauchi State University, Gadau
  • Imo State University
  • Abia State University
  • Enugu State University of Science and Technology
  • Osun State University, Osogbo
  • Rivers State University of Science and Technology
  • Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba
  • Ekiti State University
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University
  • Eastern Palm University, Ogboko

Private Universities

  • Caritas University
  • Igbinedion University, Okada
  • Madonna University, Okija
  • ECWA Bingham University
  • Western Delta University
  • Paul University
  • Tansian University
  • University of Mkar
  • Wellspring University
  • Elizade University
  • Mcpherson University

These are some of the accredited universities offering banking and finance in Nigeria

Admission Requirements for Banking and Finance

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) cut of mark for banking and finance is 160 and the Post-UTME requirement for the course depends on the universities, but for a better chance of admission, the candidate is expected to score up to 200 and also apply for university with lesser competition.



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