Nigerian Universities Offering Economics

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

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

List Of Universities

-University of Ibadan, Ibadan

See all courses offered by UI
-Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma

-University of Benin, Ugbowo

See all courses offered by UNIBEN

-Delta State University, Abraka

See all courses offered by DELSU

-University of Lagos, Akoka

See all courses offered by UNILAG

-University of Port-Harcourt, Choba

See all courses offered by UNIPORT

-University of Ilorin, Ilorin

See all courses offered by UNILORIN
-Covenant University, Ota
-American University of Nigeria, Yola
-Bayero University, Kano

-University of Jos, Jos

See all courses offered by UNIJOS

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 Economics under the Faculty of Administration in the above Universities include;

Economics, Mathematics and any of Government, History, Geography, Literature in English, French and CRS/IS.

O’Level Requirements


The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Economics;

You require;Five (5) SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any two (2) of Arts or Social Science subjects.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:

(i) AUN does not offer admissions direct to 200 level programs.

(ii) AUN accepts
a) ‘A’ level passes chosen from Mathematics, Economics, Geography, Government, History, Literature in English, Technical Drawing, Visual Arts, Computer Studies, Information Technology, Civics, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and French.
b) ND/HND
c) ICGSE and ‘A’ level Cambridge

(iii) AUN does not accept credit passes in the following; Agriculture, Food and Nutrition, Home Economics, Home Craft, Home Management, Physical Education, Physical and Health Education, Music, Commerce, Accounting, Financial Accounting, Book Keeping, Islamic Studies, History, Religious Studies, Tajweed, Library Studies, Diction, Kiswahili, Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba, Arabic, Turkish, Study Skills and may transfer credits relevant to its major at the discretion of the Dean of school.

(iv) ABSU requires five (5) O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any two (2) subjects

(v) MCPHERSON and PLASU – Same as in Accountancy.

Direct Entry Requirements


These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Economics, if you don’t intend to use UTME.

You require;

Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Economics and any one (1) of Mathematics, Statistics, Geography, Physics, Chemistry, Agricultural Science, Accounting, Business Management, History and Government.

LIST OF COURSES AND NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES KNOWN FOR OFFERING THEM

Note: This list is based on people’s opinions.

1. LAW

2. MEDICINE AND MEDICAL SCIENCES

3. ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

4. ENGLISH AND LITERARY STUDIES

5. POLITICAL SCIENCE

6. THEATRE AND MEDIA ARTS

7. MASS

COMMUNICATIONS

8. BUSINESS/MANAGEMENT BASED COURSES (BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, ACCOUNTING, FINANCE, MARKETING, INSURANCE, ETC)

9. PHARMACY

10. VETERINARY MEDICINE

11. PURE & NATURAL SCIENCES (PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY, ZOOLOGY, GEOLOGY, BOTANY, MATHEMATICS, COMPUTER SCIENCE, MICROBIOLOGY, BIOCHEMISTRY, ETC)

12. ARTS AND HUMANITIES (MUSIC, FINE ARTS, LINGUISTICS, AFRICAN & EUROPEAN LANGUAGES, RELIGIOUS STUDIES, PHILOSOPHY, ETC)

13. ARTS, SCIENCE, ADULT AND EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AS WELL AS EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION, CURRICULUM STUDIES, ETC

14. AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES

15. SOCIAL SCIENCES (ECONOMICS, SOCIOLOGY, PSYCHOLOGY, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, GEOGRAPHY, TOURISM, ETC)

7 MOST CHALLENGING COURSES TO STUDY IN NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES

Note: This list is based on people’s opinions.

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