O Level & A Level Requirement – Subject Combination for Agricultural Business 2024; 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


CourseAgricultural Business
QualificationB. Agric. (B.Sc. (Hons.) B. Tech. (Hons.) B. Agric. Tech.) DVM
Duration3 – 4 Years
SuitabilityScience students

Is Agricultural Business a good course in Nigeria and what is the salary?

Yes, Agricultural Business is a good course in Nigeria with plenty of job roles to explore. There is no standard salary for any job in Nigeria. It depends on where you get the job. The salary range for people working in Nigeria in Agriculture Business, Food Industry is typically from 70,000 NGN to 3,000,000 NGN

An Agricultural Business degree is competitive and very popular amongst science students in secondary school. From our records, 3 Nigerian universities offer this degree course.

So while you are here to get information on the O level subject combination for Agricultural Business, we also expect you consider the total number of students currently studying Agricultural Business and the employment rate we will show you below so that you will know what you are up against when you choose to study this course.

We have some student guide articles that will be of benefit to you.

WAEC Subject Combination For Agricultural Business

In WAEC, NECO or GCE, you are expected to register a maximum of 9 subjects for an Agricultural Business degree. You can register for less than 9 subjects if you are resitting.

However, you must have at least 5 credit passes amongst the 9 subjects listed below before you can gain admission into any Nigerian university to study for an Agricultural Business degree.

Remember, the requirement you’re about to read is also applicable to all o level examinations. (WAEC, NECO and GCE). We have painstakingly highlighted (in red) the core subjects on which you must obtain credit before you can gain admission. Any subject with blue colour means, a pass is allowed.

If however, you fail one of the core subjects, you should read through each university’s special requirements for this course below to see if there is a university that may accept another subject in lieu of the one you failed. The 9 WAEC/NECO/GCE subject combinations for Agricultural Business are:

  • Mathematics
  • English
  • Civic Education 
  • Trade Subject 
  • Chemistry
  • Biology/Agricultural Science
  • Physics
  • Geography/Further Mathematics

If you have your O level result already and the subjects you have is not the same as the admission requirement that is the required O level subject combinations to study Agricultural Business, don’t give up. You should consider other Agricultural Business 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


JAMB subject combination for Agricultural Business

For this degree, you are also required to register for 4 subjects and English is compulsory. More so, your JAMB score in addition to your POST UTME score will determine the cumulative score that the university will use to decide your candidacy for admission.

You should score 190 or above in JAMB to stand a better chance of gaining admission to study Agricultural Business. You can still gain admission if you score between 160-180 upward but you do not stand a chance with those who had scored higher. Try out JAMB Admission Simulator.

The 4 JAMB subject combination for Agricultural Business are:

  • English
  • Chemistry
  • Biology/Agricultural Science
  • Mathematics/Physics


These are the list of Universities offering Agricultural Business in Nigeria

  • Michael Okpara University of Agricultural Umudike
  • Federal University of Agricultural Business, Abeokuta (FUNAAB)
  • Federal University of Agricultural Business, Makurdi (FUAM)
Estimated number of students currently studying Agricultural Business in Nigerian Universities is 2,008
Agricultural Business has 85% employment rate in Nigeria

Admission Rate:

Agricultural Business has 95% admission rate.

Agricultural Business is how many years course and under which faculty?

Depending on your mode of entry, Agricultural Business is a three to four years course in Nigeria. According to JAMB, this course is under the Faculty of Agricultural Business

Can a commercial or art student study Agricultural Business?

No! Agricultural Business is a science course and not suitable for commercial or art student. But if you have the required subject combination in your O level result, you can go for it if that is the course you desire to study. If you’re still in secondary school, you may find it difficult to change subjects during WAEC registration because your schools may go against it. The alternative way to write the required subject combination for Agricultural Business is through GCE.

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