Economics and Development Studies – Under Social Science

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This page contains official WAEC and JAMB subject combination (admission requirements) for Economics and Development Studies, including the List of Nigeria Universities Offering this Course, A level requirements and much more…

 

Note
  • JAMB officially classified this course under Faculty/School/College of Social and Management Studies.
  • Probable Degree type – [B.Sc. (Hons]

You must be a Commercial student or Art with a good background in 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!

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WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Economics and Development Studies

You’re expected to have at least 5 credits on the required WAEC subject combination needed to study Economics and Development Studies in Nigeria universities.

The required subject combination (o level requirement for Economics and Development Studies) must include

  1. English Language
  2. Mathematics
  3. Economics
  4. Any two of Arts or Social Science subjects
  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 Economics and Development Studies, let also look at UTME and Direct requirements and course descriptions.

 

JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Economics and Development Studies

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 (subject to register in jamb) to study Economics and Development Studies are

  1. Economics
  2. Mathematics
  3. Any of Government, History, Geography, Lit-inEnglish, French and CRK/IRK

 

Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Economics and Development Studies

Two ‘A’ level passes in Economics and any one of Mathematics, Statistics, Geography Physics, Chemistry, Agric Science, Accounting, Business Management, History and Government

 

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 Economics and Development Studies are

  1. Igbinedion University Okada
  2. Federal University Gashua, Yobe Umar Suleiman College of Education, Gashua
  3. Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State (FUKASHERE)
  4. Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State

 

Course description: This course seeks to provide students with a broad-based understanding of economic development and the choices countries face. To obtain such an understanding, students will read the works of contemporary economists who provide a variety of approaches to poverty alleviation and the tradeoffs that must be confronted. Emphasis will be placed on close reading, class discussion, and on writing a number of papers that compare and contrast different views of economic development

 


Special Consideration

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
Check subject combination for Economics

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