O Level & A Level Requirement – Subject Combination for Home Economics; 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
JAMB officially classified this course under Faculty/School/College of Agriculture/Vet. Medicine.
Probable Degree type – [B. Agric. (B.Sc. (Hons.) B. Tech. (Hons.) B. Agric. Tech.) DVM]
The admission requirement to study Home Economics 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.
WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Home Economics
The subjects needed to study Home Economics 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 Home Economics (faculty of Agriculture) must include
English Language and any one of Nutrition, Fine Arts, Textile, Construction, Technical Drawing, Basic Electricity, Basic Catering and Food Services, Bakery and Confectioneries, General Metal Work, Men Garment Construction and Finishing, Spinning, Weaving, Surface Design and Printing, Bleaching, Dyeing and Finishing, Ladies Garment Construction and Finishing.
A trade subject
JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Home Economics
You should aim for a score of 180 – 200 and above in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side (Just a piece of 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… Don’t expect JAMB score upgrade. White collar Scammers are everywhere. JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) to study Home Economics are
Mathematics/Physics or one Social Science subject.
Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Home Economics
Two ‘A’ level passes or equivalents in Chemistry and Biology/Botany/Agricultur al Science/Economics/Physic s/Mathematics/Geograph y/Accounting
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 Home Economics, (which is also applicable to NECO and GCE) as well as A-level result/certificate.
Before you make a decision on which University to choose, please consider
Where can I work with a Degree in Home Economics
I believe you now know the subjects required to study Home Economics. 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 Home Economics 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. 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..
What is Direct Entry Special Consideration (Waiver) to study Home Economics
(i) University of Uyo accepts (upper credit) and HND (lower credit) and NCE (merit) in relevant fields plus UTME requirements.
(ii) Michael Okpara University of Agricultural Umudike – As in Agriculture. Also accepts SRN/NRN or NCE with Distinction.
(iii) Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU) – accepts NCE in Home Economics/Biology/Chemistry/Agric Science with five merit/credit passes in TC II in the following subjects: Social Studies, Maths, Agric Science, General Studies, Fine Arts, Geography and Rural Science.
(iv) University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) requires at least ‘A’ pass in Physics, accepts NCE holders with relevant five ‘O’ level credit passes. University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) accepts candidates with a pass in Biology, but who have credit in Agric. Science, Food & Nutrition / Home Management may be considered
(vii) Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) accepts ND (minimum of upper credit) and NCE (minimum of Credit) in Hospitality and Tourism, Catering Management, Hotel Management, Home Economics from a recognized Institution in addition to UTME requirements.
What is WAEC, NECO, GCE, Special Consideration (Waiver) to study Home Economics
(i) Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU) accepts Physics, Geography. Home/ Management., Statistics. Economics, B/Studies, Zoology, Commerce or any of the following pairs Chem & Biology., Chemistry & Agriculture & Chemistry & Economics.
(ii) University of Uyo accepts five merit passes in TC II in relevant subjects.
(iii) Michael Okpara University of Agricultural Umudike (a) For Home Economics – Same as in Agriculture. (b) For Hotel Management and tourism, it requires five O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and any of Physics, Economics and Government.
(iv) University of Agriculture, Makurdi accepts P7 in English Language.
(v) University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) requires at least a pass in Physics and Biology.
(vi) Bells University of Technology, Otta as in Food Science and Technology.
(vii) Osun State University Osogbo (UNIOSUN) requires Five ‘O’ Level credit passes in the SSCE or its equivalent at not more than two sittings in addition to an acceptable credit pass in the UME.
(viii) Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) REQUIRES five (5) credits passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics.
(ix) Cross River State University of Science &Technology, Calabar (CRUTECH) accepts one Social Science subject (Economics or Accounting/Commerce) in place of Food and Nutrition/Home Economics.
What is JAMB UTME Special Consideration (Waiver) to study Home Economics
(i.) Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) requires Chemistry, Biology and Physics or Mathematics.
(ii.) Cross River State University of Science &Technology, Calabar (CRUTECH) accepts one of Economics, Accounting or Commerce in place of Food and Nutrition/Home Economics.