Nigerian Universities Offering Agricultural Economics

This is a compilation of the List of Universities Offering Agricultural Economics in Nigeria.

We will also talk about;
– The subject combinations needed to study Agricultural Economics
– JAMB UTME Subjects and Requirements
– O’Level Subjects and Requirements
– and other information you require to successfully gain admission to study Agricultural Economics

List of Universities that Offer Agricultural Economics as a Course

The following are the list of universities that offer Agricultural Economics as a course:

Number of Universities: 9

  • Delta State University, Abraka
  • Federal University Of Technology, Owerri
  • Igbinedion University, Okada, Benin City
  • Michael Okpara University Of Agriculture, Umudike
  • Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
  • Osun State University, Osogbo
  • University Of Benin, Benin City
  • University Of Ibadan, Ibadan
  • University Of Nigeria Nsukka

Subject Combination / JAMB UTME Requirements


In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Agricultural Economics and Extension under the Faculty of Agriculturein the above Universities include;

Chemistry, Biology/ Agricultural Science plus Mathematics or Physics.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) OOU requires Chemistry and any two (2) of Physics, Mathematics, Biology, Agricultural Science and Geography.

ii) LANDMARK – Chemistry, Physics/Mathematics, and one from Biology, Agricultural Science, Geography.

O’Level Requirements


The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Agricultural Economics and Extension;You require;

Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and one of Geography, Physics and Economics.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) FUAM and MOUA accept ‘O’ level pass in Physics.

(ii) DELSU accepts ‘O’ level pass in English Language.

(iii) EBSU and OOU require ‘O’ level credit in Physics.

(v) UNIBEN accepts Statistics and Further Mathematics. Also requires at least ‘O’ level pass in Physics and ‘O’level pass in Biology for candidates with ‘O’ level credit in Agricultural Science.

(vi) OAU does not require ‘O’ level credit passes in Geography and Economics.

(vii) UNIOSUN same as in Fisheries.

(viii) MOUA requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science and any other Science subjects. Also credit in Agricultural Science must be backed up with ‘O’ level pass in Biology

(ix) UNIOSUN requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in the SSC or its equivalent at not more than two (2) sittings in addition to UTME requirements.

(x) UNN accepts five (5) ‘O ’level credit passes in subjects which must include English Language, Biology/or Agricultural Science, Chemistry and either Mathematics or Physics.

(xi) FUTO requires five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and Economics. Accepts ‘O’ level pass in Physics at not more than two (2) sittings.

(xii) LAUTECHrequires English Language, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and any of Physics/ Economics/Geography.

(xii) FUNAAB requires

a) ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology.

b) At least ‘O’ level pass in Physics.

c) Candidates with ‘O’ level pass in Biology must possess ‘O’ level credit pass in Agricultural Science. Does not accept Agricultural Science in lieu of Biology.

(xiv) LANDMARK requires ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science with ‘O’ level pass inPhysics. N.B. ‘O’ level credit pass in Agricultural Science must be backed up with at least ‘O’ level pass in Biology

Direct Entry Requirements


These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Agricultural Economics and Extension, if you don’t intend to use UTME.You require;

Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and one of Zoology/Botany/Agricultu ral Science/Biology, Geography, Mathematics, Physics, Geology, Economics and Health Science.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) ABSU accepts ND/HND at credit level.

(ii) UNICAL – accepts

(a) two (2) ‘A’ level passes in any of Chemistry, Biology / Botany/Zoology/Agricultural Science/ Geography /Geology /Economics and Mathematics.

(b) HND, ND/NCE merit but does not accept IJMB and accepts at least ‘O’ level pass in Physics

(iii) EKSU and BSU accept ‘O’ level pass in Physics

(iv) UYO accepts ND upper credit HND lower credit, NCE merit in relevant programs plus UTME requirements.

(v) MAUTECH accepts any of the following:

(a) GCE `A’ Level passes in Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science

(b) ND in Agriculture, plus ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science

(c) HND with plus ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics., Chemistry & Biology/Agricultural Science

(d) IJMB with seven (7) points in Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science or Mathematics

(vi) FUTA accepts

(a) ND or equivalent professional qualifications at upper credit or ‘A’ level passes in two (2) of the following subjects, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics.

(vii) RSUST accepts ND upper credit HND/NCE at credit level in relevant subjects, plus UTME requirements into 200 level.

(viii) LAUTECH accepts ND upper credit/HND/NCE at credit level in relevant subjects, plusthe UTME requirements.

(ix) TASU in addition to UTME requirements accepts

(a) ‘A’ level passes to include Chemistry and any of Biology, Agricultural Science, Economics

(b) ND lower credit and NCE merit

(c) HND upper credit and NCE Distinction

(x) EBSU accepts NCE with minimum merit passes in relevant subjects or HND and ND with minimum of upper credit in relevant programs.

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