WAEC Subjects Required for Business Administration (Admin)

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What are the O level subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Business Administration? If you are interested in knowing the compulsory subjects in WAEC and NECO that is necessary for studying Business Administration under the faculty of Administration 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 Business Administration.

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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 Business Administration under the faculty of Administration that the list of compulsory subjects as well as optional subjects required in O level result (WAEC and NECO) before applying for admission into Business Administration 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 Business Administration.

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 Business Administration. 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 Business Administration.

If you are also interested in JAMB subject combination for Business Administration you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Business Administration 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:

O Level (WAEC and NECO) Subject Requirements For Business Administration

The WAEC subjects required to study Business Administration are as follows:

Five SSCE credit including English, Mathematics, Economics, plus any two of Accounting, Business Methods, Commerce, Government, Geography, and Statistics.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) ABU does not accept a combination of Local Languages and Religious Knowledge.

(ii) BIU, AAUA, UNIUYO, UNIZIK, ESUT, EKSU, IMSU, UNIPORT and UNILAG require credit in Economics and two other subjects.

(iii) IMSU and BIU accept credit/merit in English Language in TC II.

(iv) UNIPORT requires Economics and does not accept commercial subjects.

(v) UNILAG requires five ‘O’ level credits to include English language, Mathematics, Economics and any other Science, Social Science or Arts subject.

(vi) AUN requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, and any other three subjects from the following; Economics, Geography, Government, History, Literature in English, Further Mathematics, Technical Drawing, Visual Arts, Computer Studies, Information Technology, Civics, Environmental Science, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and French.

(vii) AUN does not accept credit passes in the following; Agriculture, Food and Nutrition, Home Economics, Home Craft, Home management, Physical Education, Physical and Health Education, Music, Commerce, Accounting, Financial Accounting, Book keeping, Islamic History, Religious Studies, Tajweed, Library Studies, Diction, Kiswahili, Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba, Arabic, Turkish, Study skills.

(viii) UNN requires five O’ level credits to include:
English Language, Mathematics and any other relevant subjects. For NBC the other two relevant subjects could be from any of the following: Accounting, Principles of Accounts, Commerce, office Practice and Economics.

(ix) EKSU requires credit pass in Economics plus other social Science subjects at the SSCE.

As mentioned earlier, the WAEC subject combination and requirements for Business Administration posted above are only eligible if you want to study Business Administration under the faculty of Administration. 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 Business Administration

This section contains the list of schools that accepts the O level subject requirements for Business Administration posted above. These are the schools you can apply to if you have passed the Business Administration 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.

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