WAEC Subjects Required for Education and Economics

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

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

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 Education and Economics. 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 Education and Economics.

If you are also interested in JAMB subject combination for Education and Economics you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Education and Economics 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 Education and Economics

The WAEC subjects required to study Education and Economics are as follows:

Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Economics and Mathematics.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UDUSOK requires candidates without credit in Mathematics to take and pass Basic Mathematics.

(ii) UNILORIN accepts a pass in Mathematics.

(iii) ABSU, UNIJOS and UNIABUJA accept ‘O’ level pass in Mathematics but such candidates may be required to pass a remedial course in the 1st year.

(iv) OAU requires O’ level credit passes in five subjects which must include English Language, Mathematics and Economics plus any other two subjects or Five TC II credit/merit passes must include English Language, Mathematics and Social Studies.

(v) UNIBEN requires any other Social Science subject in addition to Economics.

(vi) EKSU requires two Social Science subjects.

(vii) TASUED requires Five ‘O’ level credits at one sitting or six ‘O’ level credits at two sittings in English, Mathematics, Economics and any two/three Science or Social Science.

(viii) UNIOSUN requires Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE) or its equivalents with credit level passes in five (5) subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Economics to form the core subjects, with credit in three (3) other relevant Art or Social Science subject at not more than two sittings. The candidate must earn an acceptable score in the UTME

(ix) EBSU Five `O` level credits in English, Mathematics, Economics, Biology and any other social science subject.

(x) UNILAG requires two (2) other subjects from Geography, Government and Accounting.

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

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