Last updated on June 14, 2020 by The Counselor
This page contains 2020/2021 official WAEC and JAMB subject combination (admission requirements) for Actuarial Science and Insurance, including the List of Nigeria Universities Offering this Course, A level requirements and much more
|Course||Actuarial Science and Insurance|
|Qualification||B.Sc (Hons.) and B.A. (Hons)|
|Duration||3 – 4 Years|
|Suitability||Commercial and Art Students|
|Cut off mark||180|
|Related courses||Actuarial Science and Insurance related courses|
|Job Availability||High and Competitive|
On this page, I will guide you on the required O level subject combination to study Actuarial Science and Insurance. If you are a returning visitor, you can skip reading repetitive paragraphs.
You must be a Commercial student or an Art student with a good background Commercial subjects for you to study Actuarial Science and Insurance in Nigeria Universities, and that’s can only be possible if you meet admission requirements. This page literally covers answers to questions related to O level and A-level admission requirement.
That is the O level / WAEC subject combination (requirements), JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements), Direct Entry requirements, Special consideration (waivers) and the required screening documents for admission into Nigeria universities. In other to help you avoid having difficulties with getting admission in Nigeria Universities, we have some post that will be of benefit to you. You can ignore.
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WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Actuarial Science and Insurance
You’re expected to have at least 5 credits on the required WAEC subject combination needed to study Actuarial Science and Insurance in Nigeria universities. This subject combination is also applicable to other O’level exams such as NECO AND GCE. The O level requirement, that is, the required WAEC subject combination for Actuarial Science and Insurance must include:
- English Language
- Economics and any other two relevant subjects.
- A trade subject
These listed subjects are compulsory for anyone writing WAEC and other O level examinations. I will advice you to include a Language in your O level subjects. If you are one those students seeking admission into any universities, college or polytechnics in Lagos State, Yoruba Language is compulsory for Actuarial Science and Insurance. So now that you know the compulsory O level subject requirement to study Actuarial Science and Insurance, let also look at JAMB UTME and Direct requirements.
JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Actuarial Science and Insurance
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is a body responsible for your admission into the University or other institutions. Now I’m going to show you the compulsory JAMB subjects for Actuarial Science and Insurance that you must register (English must be included because it is compulsory even though it may not be listed among the JAMB subjects below), and I will honestly advise you to aim for a score of 200 and above in JAMB UTME instead of 180 to be on a safe side because anything short of that may deny you of Admission/Post UTME. Of course, if you have a score below 180, you can consider the College of Education or Polytechnic… Read how to answer and pass JAMB once.
Please note– English Language is compulsory. If Mathematics is not listed among the Jamb subject on this post, then Mathematics is not compulsory for this course. JAMB is not the only option to gain admission into Nigerian Universities to study Actuarial Science and Insurance. If you’re having troubles with JAMB UTME, maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB, ND, HND or Predegree!..
- Plus one other subject.
Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Actuarial Science and Insurance
If you’re one of those seeking admission into the University to further your studies, in addition to the required WAEC subjects combination for Actuarial Science and Insurance under faculty of administration, you are expected to have two ‘A’ level passes to include English Language and Mathematics
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- How to Study Effectively in University and College
- Administrative Structure of Nigerian Universities
- Punishment/Penalties for Examination Malpractice
If you have your O level result already and the subjects you have is not the same with the admission requirement that is the required O level subject combinations to study Actuarial Science and Insurance, don’t give up. You should consider other Actuarial Science and Insurance similar courses or take a look at Polytechnic or College of Education related course subject requirements.
You can also study online with a foreign university right from your bedroom or apply for a scholarship to study abroad. Education is now a choice. And please before you make a decision on which University to choose, please read useful guides on how to choose a course and university
These are the list of Universities offering Actuarial Science and Insurance under administration in Nigeria
- Ajayi Crowther University, Ibadan (ACU)
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Cut-off Mark for Actuarial Science and Insurance course
The cut-off mark for Actuarial Science and Insurance is 180. You can check these universities JAMB UTME cut off marks here. Actuarial Science and Insurance is a good course and you can also check the top best commercial courses. This should not influence you. Follow your heart or seek my counsel.
Actuarial Science and Insurance is how many years course and under which faculty?
Depending on your mode of entry, Actuarial Science and Insurance is a three to four years course in Nigeria. According to JAMB, Actuarial Science and Insurance is under the Faculty of Administration but may be under a different faculty in some universities.
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Can a science or art student study Actuarial Science and Insurance?
Yes! If you are a science, art or commercial student, you can comfortably study Actuarial Science and Insurance at the university provided you have the required subjects combination in your O level result. If you’re still in secondary school, you may find it difficult to change subjects to fit your desired course during WAEC registration because some schools may go against it.
Also, during WAEC or NECO registration make sure you know which subjects are been registered for you because some secondary schools are ignorant about the importance of O level requirements for university courses. Another alternative way to register the required subject combinations for Actuarial Science and Insurance is through GCE.
Course Description for Actuarial Science and Insurance:
Actuarial Science and Insurance is a course rarely studied by Nigerian students. If you have a keen interest in mathematics, statistics, and business, then Actuarial science is the most suitable course for you. This course teaches you how to access and solve business problems within any industries while focusing mostly on Insurance using mathematics and statistics…
Where can I work with a Degree in Actuarial Science and Insurance in Nigeria
I believe you now know the subjects required to study Actuarial Science and Insurance. I urge you to also find out where you can work with the degree. Please take your time to read Fatherprada’s Career Guide – so that you can have knowledge of how the labour market operates after you graduate.
Now I am confident that you know the compulsory subjects needed to study Actuarial Science and Insurance in WAEC. But note this — Some Universities may accept D7 or E8 in some a compulsory subject instead of Credit. And some may accept or reject two sittings. That is combinations of WAEC, NECO, or GCE results.
You will know more when you take a look at the special consideration (waiver) for Actuarial Science and Insurance below if available. Please take note that when you see Check, it simply means the special consideration for Actuarial Science and Insurance had been merge with a related course to save space. So it is advisable to click the link or search with the search bar….
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