WAEC and JAMB Subject for Business Management – Under Administration

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WAEC and JAMB Subject for Business Management – Under Administration
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This page contains official WAEC and JAMB subject combination (admission requirements) for Business Management – Under Administration, including the List of Nigeria Universities Offering this Course, A-level requirements and much more.


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

You must be a Commercial student or Art student with a good background Commercial subjects for you to study this course 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 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 Business Management

You’re expected to have at least 5 credits on the required WAEC subject combination needed to study Business Management in Nigeria universities.

The required subject combination must include:

  1. English Language
  2. Maths
  3. Economics
  4. Plus any two of Accounting, Business Methods, Commerce, Govt, Geog, and Statistics
  5. A trade subject.

The above WAEC subject combination is also applicable to other O’level examinations such as NECO and GCE. So now that you know the compulsory O level requirement to study Business Management, let also look at UTME and Direct requirements and course descriptions.


Course description: Both industry and government emphasize a professional approach to management, indicating the complexity of today’s decision-making processes. The program in Business Management prepares you for management careers or advanced study. The stress area of this course is International Business Management, Marketing, Entrepreneurship or General Management.

See – What Business Management course is all about, the objectives, course outlines and career opportunities…


JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Business Management

Prepare yourself well so you can score above 200 in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side (Just a piece of advice) because anything short of this score may deny you 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 (subjects to write in jamb) to study Business Management are

  1. Economics
  2. Mathematics
  3. Plus one other subject


Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Business Management

Two ‘A’ level passes chosen from Economics, Accounts, Business Management, Government, Geography or Statistics


If for some reasons you are not satisfied or cannot meet up with this admission requirement that is 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. And please 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 Universities in Nigeria offering Business Management – Under Administration include:

  1. The American University of Nigeria, Yola (AUN) (with options in Business Economics, Management)
  2. Benue State University, Makurdi
  3. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki Click to read conditions
  4. Eastern Palm University Ogboko, Imo State
  5. Evangel University, Akaeze
  6. Federal University, Dustin-Ma, Katsina (FUDUSOK)
  7. Igbinedion University Okada
  8. Madonna University, Okija
  9. Mcpherson University, Seriki Sotayo, Ajebo
  10. University of Mkar, Mkar
  11. University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT)
  12. River State University of Science and Technology (RSUST)
  13. The University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
  14. University of Uyo
  15. Western Delta University, Oghara Delta State


Where can I work with a Degree in Business Management 
I believe you now know the subjects required to study Business Management. 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. See – What Business Management course is all about, the objectives, course outlines and career opportunities…


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

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