Taxation is a course in relation to tax and might be suitable for commercial students as it is a commercial course. It would be better to know the JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Taxation to avoid the combination of wrong subjects in the examination. The subject in WAEC is also similar to NECO for NECO students.
The subject combination for taxation will be different from that of law as both courses are in a different field entirely. This page will tell you what you need to know about the course Taxation, give the JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Taxation, give the list of universities offering the course in Nigeria and also provide the admission requirement for the course.
What You Need to Know About Taxation
Taxation is the means by which the government of a country imposes a certain fee known as tax to the citizen of the country. The course taxation is quite broad as it involves the various calculation of taxes, gives the reasons why the government impose taxes and also provides the various methods by which taxes are imposed and the benefits of taxes.
The course is a competitive course but is not among the list of the most competitive course in the country and it is also a commercial course. Taxation has a lot of careers and one with a degree in the course can work in different offices. Below are some of the careers available for the course
- Tax Accountant
- Tax Manager
- Tax Consultant
- Financial Analyst
These careers are some of the careers available for the course but there are also a lot more that are not included in the list.
JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Taxation
The JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Taxation will be provided below but the subject must include English Language. Five credits are the least subject needed in WAEC (West African Examination Council) but the subjects are according to the course. Below are the subject needed in WAEC to study taxation
- English Language
- Government or any commercial subjects
These are the subject in WAEC but that of JAMB (Joint Admission and Matriculation Board) four subject are normally needed. English Language is compulsory in JAMB, below are the subject= combination for Taxation in JAMB
- English Language
- Any other commercial subject
List of Universities Offering Taxation in Nigeria
The universities offering taxation in the country are not that but candidates are expected to reach the cut off of the universities for the course. Below is the list of universities that offers taxation in Nigeria
- NASARAWA STATE UNIVERSITY, KEFFI, NASARAWA STATE
- FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, DUTSE, JIGAWA STATE
- UNIVERSITY OF BENIN, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE
- CALEB UNIVERSITY, IMOTA, LAGOS STATE
- COAL CITY UNIVERSITY, ENUGU, ENUGU STATE
These are the universities offering taxation in Nigeria while the polytechnics offering the course will are
- FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, ILARO, OGUN STATE
- FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, OWERRI, IMO STATE
- FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, NEKEDE
The cut-off mark for taxation in JAMB (Joint Admission and Matriculation Board) is normally 160 but students are advised to score above 200 in JAMB for a higher chance of admission. Five credits are needed in WAEC (West African Examination Council) or in NECO (National Examination Council) and the subject must include English Language.