JAMB and WAEC (O’Level) Subject Combination for Economics and Statistics

Subject combination is among the most important admission requirements needed by any Nigerian universities. The subject combination for one course might not be the same with another course for example Law and Medicine. This is because the two courses are not in the same field. The JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Economics and Statistics is very important for students who would like to study the course.

JAMB and WAEC (O'Level) Subject Combination for Economics and Statistics

This is because the combination of wrong subjects in WAEC and JAMB can lead to denial of students admission. This page will tell you what you need to know about Economics and Statistics. This will also bring the JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Economics and Statistics and the universities offering the course.

What You Need to Know About Economics and Statistics

Economics and Statistics is among the most competitive course to study at any Nigerian universities that would normally take four years to study if there are no carryovers. The course is only suitable for only commercial and art students. Students who would like to study the course are also expected to be skilful in Mathematics.

The course deals with the processing, compilation, collection and analysis of economic data and one who studied this course can be very useful in various economic sectors. Below are some of the careers available for one who studied this course

  • Accountant
  • Investment analyst
  • Economist
  • Financial planner
  • Financial consultant
  • Actuary

JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Economics and Statistics

The JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Economics and Statistics must include economics and mathematics as these two subjects are compulsory for the course. Students are expected to have at least five credits in WAEC (West African Examination Council). For students who would be taking the NECO (National Examination Council) subject in WAEC applies to NECO. Below is the Subject Combination for Economics and Statistics in WAEC

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Economics
  • Any other commercial or social science subjects

These are the subjects needed to study Economics and Statistics in WAEC but in JAMB (Joint Admission and Matriculation Board) four subjects are needed. English Language is a compulsory subject in JAMB. Below is the Subject Combination for Economics and Statistics in JAMB

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Economics
  • Any other commercial or social science subjects

List of Universities Offering Economics and Statistics in Nigeria

Students should also consider the list of universities offering Economics and Statistics in the country. Not just knowing the universities offering the course but also the admission requirements needed to study the course. Below are the universities offering Economics and Statistics in the country

Federal Universities

  • UNIVERSITY OF BENIN, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE- UNIBEN

For now, UNIBEN is the only universities offering Economics and Statistics in the country s students should carry out inquiries about the university admission requirements.

Admission Requirements

The admission requirements are what the students need to study Economics and Statistics in the university. Below are what students need to study the course

  • Five credits are needed in WAEC (West African Examination Council) or in NECO (National Examination council) with the correct subject combination
  • Applicants are expected to be at least sixteen years old
  • The JAMB (Joint Admission and Matriculation Board) cut-off mark for Economics and Statistics is 160
  • Candidates are expected to pass the university Post-UTME cut-off mark

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