This article is designed to help students who wish to study Marketing under the Faculty of Social & Management Sciences in University of Benin as it is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered in UNIBEN to carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.
University of Benin is a federal government owned university, funded and managed by the federal government of Nigeria. The university was founded in 1970. University of Benin (UNIBEN) is a research university located in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. The university is one of the oldest in Nigeria and has a very large student and staff population. Resulting in a student staff ratio of about 10:1.The University has a diverse student population with student from different parts of the country and different age brackets. University of Benin courses cut across various levels in agriculture, science, etc. university of Benin admission is extremely competitive as Many candidates apply for admission into the university annually. University of Benin school fees is also very affordable and it provides its students with facilities and infrastructure, they have good hostels, roads electricity etc.The National Universities Commission (NUC) has accredited faculties and departments in the university.
The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Marketing;
You require;Five SSCE credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Economics and two other relevant subjects.
SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
(a) For Accounting it requires other two relevant subjects could be from any of Principles of Accounts, Commerce, Office Practice and Secretarial duties.
(b) For Public Administration if requires ‘O’ Level credit to include English Language, Mathematics, Government, Economics and any one of Principles of Accounts, Commerce, Office Practice and Secretariat Studies.
(c) For Business Administration it requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics plus any three of Economics, Accounting, Commerce, Government and Geography.
(d) For Insurance, it requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Economics plus any two of Accounting, Business Method, Commerce, Government, Geography and Statistics.
(e) For Marketing, it requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Economics plus any three of Business Method, Commerce, Book Keeping and Economics.
(ii) UNICAL requires five credit including English Language and Government and at least a Pass in Mathematics. No candidates will be considered without a credit in English Language.
(iii) GO requires Five SSCE credit passes in not more than two sittings in subjects which include English Language, Mathematics and Economics.
(iv) REDEEMER’S requires Five ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any other two subjects in Social Sciences.
(v) CRAWFORD requires for Business Administration five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English, Economics, Mathematics and at least 2 from Business Methods, Accounting, Commerce, Geography and Government
(vi) WESTERN-DEL (for Business Administration) requires five SSCE credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Economics or Accounts, one other Social Science subject and any one other subject of choice.
(vii) UNICAL requires five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any two of Arts or Social Science subjects.
(viii) GO accepts
(a) For Business Administration and Marketing credit pass in Commerce in lieu of Economics.
(b) For Public Administration five SSCE credit passes in English, Mathematics, Government or History or Commerce and two other subjects.
(ix) UNIBEN (for Insurance) – A pass in Further Mathematics is an advantage.
(x) UNIBEN (for marketing) requires five credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics and two other subjects at not more than two sittings
(xi) BABCOCK – A pass in Economics may be considered provided the candidate has a credit pass in Accounting or Commerce.
(xii) MOAU requires two other credit passes from Government, CRK and Geography.
In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Marketing under the Faculty of Social & Management Sciences in the above Universities include;
Mathematics, Economics and any other Social Science subject.
SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
(i) UNIBEN (for Public Administration) requires Government/History, one Social Science subject and any other subject.
(ii) UNICAL requires Government, Economics, Geography, Mathematics, Accounting and Commerce.
(iii) WESTERN-DEL (For Business Administration) requires Mathematics, Economics and any other Social Science subject.
(a) For Business Administration requires one of Commerce, Geography or Government.
(b) For Insurance requires one of Geography, Commerce, Business Methods or Statistics.
(c) For Public Administration requires Government as the other subject.
These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Marketing, if you don’t intend to use UTME.
You require;Two ‘A’ level passes including Economics.
(i) LASU accepts;
For Marketing and Business Administration two (2) ‘A’ Level passes chosen from Accounts, Business Management, Government, Geography, Business Methods and Economics.
(ii) UNICAL accepts;
For Marketing: (i) Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes chosen from Economics or Mathematics, Government and Geography. ND in Business Administration. (ii) Does not accept IJMB and NCE
(ii) UNIBEN accepts;
i.UTME requirements plus two (2) subjects passed at the ‘A’ Level, one(1) of which should be Accounting and the other either Economics or Business Management.
ii. In Exceptional cases the following qualifications may also be considered:
a. UTME requirements plus a complete pass in the intermediate examination of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria or of any other equivalent Professional Accounting bodies or
b. UTME requirements plus passes in all parts of the Associateship Examination of the Institute of Bankers. or
c. UTME requirements plus ND upper credit in Marketing or any relevant subject from a recognised Polytechnic or College of Technology.
d. UTME requirements plus HND in any relevant programme awarded by a recognised Polytechnic or College of Technology.
e. UTME requirements plus a bachelor’s degree in any programme awarded by a recognised University.
(iii) CRAWFORD accepts
a. For Marketing: i. Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in Economics or anyone of Business Management, Geography, Accounting Government, Mathematics or Statistics.
ii. NCE – With passes in Accounting, Business Studies or any Social Science
iii. ND/HND in relevant subjects not lower than Lower Credit.
(iv) SALEM requires ‘A’ Level passes in Mathematics and any other relevant subjects
All candidates interested in getting admitted into UNIBEN for the 2019/2020 session, should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have scored 200 or above in your JAMB result.