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WAEC and JAMB Subject Combinations for Banking/Finance

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WAEC and JAMB Subject Combinations for Banking/Finance
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This page contains 2019/2020 official WAEC and JAMB subject combination (admission requirements) for Banking/Finance, including the List of Nigeria Universities Offering this Course, A level requirements and much more

 

Course Banking/Finance Under Administration
Qualification B.Sc (Hons.) and B.A. (Hons)
Duration 3 – 4 Years
Suitability Commercial and Art Students
Cut off mark Varies
Entrance Very Competitive
Related courses Banking/Finance related courses
Job Availability High and Competitive

 

On this page, I will guide you on the required O level subject combination to study Banking/Finance. 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 Banking/Finance 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 always ignore!

 

WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Banking/Finance

You’re expected to have at least 5 credits on the required WAEC subject combination needed to study Banking/Finance 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 Banking/Finance must include:

  1. English Language
  2. Maths
  3. Any other relevant subjects.
  4. A trade subject

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These listed subjects are compulsory for anyone writing WAEC and other O level examinations. I will advise you to include a Language in your O level subjects. For the record, if you are one of those students seeking admission into any universities, college or polytechnics in Lagos State, Yoruba Language is compulsory for Banking/Finance. So now that you know the compulsory O level subject requirement to study Banking/Finance, let also look at JAMB UTME and Direct requirements.

 

JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Banking/Finance

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 Banking/Finance 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– 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 Banking/Finance. If you’re having troubles with JAMB UTME, maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB, ND, HND or Predegree. JAMB UTME subject combination to study Banking/Finance must include:

  1. Mathematics
  2. Economics
  3. Plus Government or Geography

 

Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Banking/Finance

If you’re one of those seeking admission into the University to further your studies, in addition to the required WAEC subjects combination for Banking/Finance under faculty of administration, you are expected to have Two ‘A’ level passes chosen from Accounting, Economics, Management, Mathematics, Geography, and Statistics

 

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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 Banking/Finance, don’t give up. You should consider other Banking/Finance similar courses or take a look at Polytechnic or College of Education related courses.

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 Banking/Finance in Nigeria

  1. Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba
  2. Abia State University, Uturu
  3. Caritas University, Enugu
  4. Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU)
  5. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
  6. Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin
  7. Eastern Palm University Ogboko, Imo State
  8. Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT)
  9. Evangel University, Akaeze
  10. Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State (FUWUKARI)
  11. Igbinedion University Okada
  12. Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU)
  13. University of Jos (UNIJOS)
  14. Madonna University, Okija
  15. Mcpherson University, Seriki Sotayo, Ajebo
  16. University of Mkar, Mkar
  17. Nasarawa State University Keffi (NSUK)
  18. Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye
  19. Paul University, Awka – Anambra State
  20. University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT)
  21. River State University of Science and Technology (RSUST)
  22. Tansian University, Umunya
  23. Usumanu Danfodiyo University (UDUSOK)
  24. Ekiti State University
  25. Osun State University Osogbo (UNIOSUN)
  26. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK)
  27. University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
  28. University of Uyo
  29. Wellspring University, Evbuobanosa – Edo State
  30. Western Delta University, Oghara Delta State

 

I know some of you will start searching for the best university to study Banking/Finance under administration. Listen, there is no such thing as best universities or top universities to study Banking/Finance in Nigeria. Nobody has that information. Although recommendation is allowed, don’t be decieve by the word “best”. Read why you should stop looking for the best University in Nigeria

 

Course Description for Banking/Finance: 
Banking/Finance course equip students with the various knowledge to function effectively in a financial institution. Topics like banking, financial intermediation, asset and liability management, financial decision making, financial markets and institutions, and accounting are covered..

 

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Cut-off Mark for Banking/Finance course

As you can see, more than one University offers Banking/Finance. This means the cut-off mark for Banking/Finance varies. You can check these universities JAMB UTME cut off marks here. Banking/Finance 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.

 

Banking/Finance is how many years course and under which faculty?

Depending on your mode of entry, Banking/Finance is a three to four years course in Nigeria. According to JAMB, Banking/Finance 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 Banking/Finance?

Yes! If you are a science, art or commercial student, you can comfortably study Banking/Finance 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 Banking/Finance is through GCE.


Special Consideration

Now I am confident that you know the compulsory subjects needed to study Banking/Finance 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 Banking/Finance below if available. Please take note that when you see Check, it simply means the special consideration for Banking/Finance had been merge with a related course to save space. So it is advisable to click the link or search with the search bar….

Special Consideration

The SSCE O level and A-level subject combination (requirements) had been listed above but, 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 this course if available. Please take note that when you see Check, it simply means the special consideration for this course had been merge with a related course to save space. So it is advisable to click the link or search with the search bar….

Special Consideration
What is Direct Entry Special Consideration (waiver) to study Banking/Finance
(i) University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) accepts (a) AIB and other professional qualifications or HND in relevant fields plus UME requirement. (b) As in Accountancy.

(ii) Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT) accepts ND in Management, Marketing, Accounting and Banking/Finance.

(iii) Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU) and Abia State University, Uturu accept ND in Banking/Finance with a minimum of ‘B’ overall average.

(iv) Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU) and University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT) – No Direct Entry

(v) Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye accepts ND/ND and NCE not below equivalent of Upper credit in relevant subjects from recognised institutions as well as Foundation/ Intermediate passes ICAN, ACCA, ICMA and CIPFA.

(vi) University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT), Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT) and Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK) require Direct Entry applicants to possess UTME requirements.

(vii) Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye accepts ‘A’ level passes in Economics and other subjects plus ‘O’ level credits in English lang. and Mathematics.

(viii) River State University of Science and Technology (RSUST) – Same as in Accountancy.

(ix) Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK) does not accept Geography.

(x) Ekiti State University accepts ND (Upper Credit) in relevant subject.

(xii) Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki accepts ACIB, ND, NCE or HND passed at merit level in relevant fields in addition to O’ ‘level requirement.

(xiv) Igbinedion University Okada and University of Calabar (UNICAL): as in Accounting. University of Calabar (UNICAL) does not accept IJMB/A’ level/NCE.

(xv) Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba accepts HND (Lower Credit) in Banking and Banking/Finance.

(xvi) Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye requires ‘A’ level passes in Economics and Accounting.

(xviii) Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli same as in Accountancy

(xix) Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba accepts National Diploma at credit level in relevant Discipline

(xx) University of Agriculture, Makurdi and University of Uyo – Same as in Accounting.

(xxi) American University of Nigeria, Yola (AUN) accepts (a) ‘A’ level passes chosen from English Language, Mathematics, 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. (b) ND/HND

(xxii) American University of Nigeria, Yola (AUN) does not offer admissions direct to 200 level programs.

(xxiii) Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria accepts (a) Two ‘A’ level passes in Accounting or Economics and any one other subject (b) NCE with passes at merit level in relevant subjects. (c) ND at credit level.

(xxiv) University of Uyo accepts ND/HND in relevant fields not below lower credit level. All Direct Entry candidates must satisfy UTME requirements.

(xxv) Evangel University, Akaeze requires two A’ level passes in Economics and any of Science, Social Science or Management subjects plus O’ level requirements.

(xxvi) Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki accepts HND, ACIB, ND/NCE passes at Merit level in relevant fields in addition to ‘O’ level requirement.ND must be in Upper credit level.

(xxvi) Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT) accepts ND in relevant discipline within the Faculty in to 200 level in addition to UTME requirements.

(xxvii) University of Lagos (UNILAG)accepts very good passes in three JUPEB/A-LEVEL subjects: Economics and any other two (2) subjects from Financial Accounting, Business Studies, Mathematics, Geography and Government.

(xxviii) Mcpherson University, Seriki Sotayo, Ajebo accepts: a) ND upper credit in relevant fields. b) Foundation of professional examinations such as ICAN, ACCA, ICMA& CIBN c) JUPEB/IJMB (A’ level) or equivalent in related discipline.

What is WAEC, NECO, GCE, Special Consideration (waiver) to study Banking/Finance
(i) Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria does not accept a combination of Local Languages and Religious Knowledge.

(ii) Benson Idahosa University, Benin City, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba, University of Uyo, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK), Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT), Ekiti State University, Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU),University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT) and University of Lagos (UNILAG) require credit in Economics and two other subjects.

(iii) Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU) and Benson Idahosa University, Benin City accept credit/merit in English Language in TC II.

(iv) University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT) requires Economics and does not accept commercial subjects.

(v) University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki and River State University of Science and Technology (RSUST) – Same as in Accounting.

(vi) University of Lagos (UNILAG) requires credit in English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any two of Government, Geography, Commerce, Financial Accounting, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Business Management and Book Keeping.

(vii) American University of Nigeria, Yola (AUN) requires Five ‘O’ level credit 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.

(viii) American University of Nigeria, Yola (AUN) does not accept credit 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.

(ix) University of Nigeria, Nsukka (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.

(x) Ekiti State University requires credit in Economics plus other social Science subjects at the SSCE.

(xi) Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba requires credit in Economics plus one social Science subject and any other subject at the SSCE level

What is JAMB UTME Special Consideration (waiver) to study Banking/Finance
(i) Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK) does not accept Geography.

(ii) Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT), University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye- Mathematics, Economics, plus any social science subject.

(iii) Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki and Igbinedion University Okada : as in Accounting

(v) University of Calabar (UNICAL) does not accept Commerce and CRK as UTME subjects.

(vi) American University of Nigeria, Yola (AUN) requires Mathematics, plus any other 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) Evangel University, Akaeze requires Mathematics, Economics and any other subject.

(viii) University of Agriculture, Makurdi – Same as in Accounting.

(ix) University of Lagos (UNILAG) – Same as in Business Administration


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