What are the O level subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Actuarial Science? If you are interested in knowing the compulsory subjects in WAEC and NECO that is necessary for studying Actuarial Science under the faculty of Social and Management Sciences in the university, then continue reading this post as I have provided you the subject combinations required in WAEC result as well as NECO result to study Actuarial Science.
Referencing the introduction already made above, this is a notice to all aspirants who wish to apply for admission into any of the universities in Nigeria to study Actuarial Science under the faculty of Social and Management Sciences that the list of compulsory subjects as well as optional subjects required in O level result (WAEC and NECO) before applying for admission into Actuarial Science has been published in this post.
As mentioned above, some of these NECO and WAEC subject requirements are compulsory which means you need to have at least a minimum of Credit passes (C6) in them in your o level result before you can use it to apply for admission to study Actuarial Science.
Also, keep in mind that some schools may have special subject combination requirements for the subjects that are eligible to be used in JAMB before one can gain admission into Actuarial Science. Irrespective of the subjects required by each school, English Language and Mathematics are compulsory subjects that you need to pass before you can gain admission to study Actuarial Science.
If you are also interested in JAMB subject combination for Actuarial Science you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Actuarial Science here or use the general approach by checking JAMB subject combination for all courses here.
Other Useful Resources
Before you proceed, check out the following resources that will help you better prepare for JAMB:
- JAMB Syllabus For All Subjects
- JAMB Recommended Textbooks For All Subjects
- JAMB Form | JAMB Registration Form Procedures
O Level (WAEC and NECO) Subject Requirements For Actuarial Science
The WAEC subjects required to study Actuarial Science are as follows:
Five SSCE credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Economics and two other relevant subjects.
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) UNIBEN (for Insurance) – A pass in Further Mathematics is an advantage.
(ii) UNIBEN (for marketing) requires five credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics and two other subjects at not more than two sittings
As mentioned earlier, the WAEC subject combination and requirements for Actuarial Science posted above are only eligible if you want to study Actuarial Science under the faculty of Social and Management Sciences. If the course you are looking for is in another faculty, keep in mind that the o level subject requirements may vary and as such, you need to check the WAEC and NECO requirements for that course under the faculty of interest. You can check JAMB brochure for all faculties here.
List of Schools That Offer Actuarial Science
This section contains the list of schools that accepts the O level subject requirements for Actuarial Science posted above. These are the schools you can apply to if you have passed the Actuarial Science subject requirements mentioned above either in your WAEC result or your NECO result. You can find the schools by selecting the faculty and course in JAMB brochure here.