WAEC, JAMB Subject Combinations for Banking/Finance

O Level & A Level Requirement – Subject Combination for Banking/Finance; including the List of Nigeria Universities Offering the Course, WAEC, NECO, GCE, JAMB UTME, Direct Entry, IJBM, JUPEB, CAMBRIDGE, NABTEB, Course Description and Career Opportunities 

 

Note

  • JAMB officially classified this course under Faculty of Administration.
  • Probable Degree type – B.Sc (Hons.) and B.A. (Hons)

The admission requirement to study Banking/Finance in Nigeria Universities includes one or a combination of ‘O’ level results or A-level result if you’re going through Direct Entry. This page will literally answer questions such as WAEC subject combination, JAMB UTME subject combination, Direct Entry requirements, Special consideration (waivers), where you can work with the degree and the required documents for admission into Nigeria universities. If you’re still having difficulties with getting admission in Nigeria Universities, we have some post that may be of benefit to you.

 

What is O level/WAEC subject combination (requirement) for Banking/Finance?
The subjects needed to study Banking/Finance in WAEC must contain five (5) credit. This subject combination is also applicable to NECO AND GCE… The O level requirement that is the compulsory WAEC subject combination for Banking/Finance must include:

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

For NBC the other two relevant subjects could be from any of the following, Accounting, Principles of Accounts, Commerce, Office
What is JAMB UTME subject combination (subject needed) for Banking/Finance?
You should aim for a score of 180 – 200 and above in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side (Just an advice) because anything short of that may deny you of Admission/Post UTME. Of course, if you have a score below 180, you can consider College of Education or Polytechnic… Please note – JAMB is not the only option for admission. If you’re having troubles JAMB UTME maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB, ND or Predegree. JAMB UTME subject combination (subject to write in jamb) for Banking/Finance are

  1. Mathematics If you don’t have credit in Mathematics, Click here fast
  2. Economics
  3. Plus Government or Geography

 

What is Direct Entry requirement (that is the required A-level result you need) to study Banking/Finance?
(i) Two ‘A’ level passes chosen from Accounting, Economics, Management, Mathematics, Geography, and Statistics

 

Just a reminder: Everything you have read so far is a general requirement, it is expedient that you also check the special consideration for this course below. If for some reasons you are not satisfied or cannot meet up with the subject combination above, perhaps you should consider taking 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.

 

So now that you know the compulsory WAEC, JAMB subject combination for Banking/Finance, (which is also applicable to NECO and GCE) as well as A-level result/certificate. Do you know which Universities in Nigeria offer Banking/Finance?
Before you make a decision on which University to choose, please consider

  • The Fees
  • The Distance
  • The Environment
  • The Degree Certificate
  • Vulnerability to Strike
  • Acceptable O Level and A-level Result
  • Academic Calendar

See useful guides on how to choose a course and university

List of Nigeria Universities offering Banking/Finance are

  1. Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba
  2. Abia State University, Uturu
  3. Caritas University, Enugu
  4. Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU) Click to read conditions
  5. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki Click to read conditions
  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) Click to read conditions
  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

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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…. Click here to improve course description

 

Where can I work with a Degree in Banking/Finance? 
I believe you now know the subjects required to study Banking/Finance. I urge you to also find out where you can work with the degree. Please take your time to read The Act of Getting a Job – so you would know what you’re up against after graduating. Career opportunities will be added when we revisit this page.

The SSCE O level and A-level subject needed to study Banking/Finance have 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 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 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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