What are the subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Accountancy / Accounting? if you are interested in NECO and WAEC (O level) subjects required for Accountancy / Accounting then am happy to inform you that this post contains all the WAEC as well as NECO subject requirements to study Accountancy / Accounting under the faculty of Administration in the university.
This is to inform all aspirants who wish to apply for admission in Nigeria into any of federal, state or private owned universities to study Accountancy / Accounting under the faculty of Administration that the NECO and WAEC requirements which includes the compulsory subjects needed for Accountancy / Accounting has been published here in this post.
If you are interested in JAMB subject combination for Accountancy / Accounting also, you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Accountancy / Accounting here or use the general approach by checking JAMB subject combination for all courses here.
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WAEC And NECO Subject Requirements for Accountancy / Accounting
The subjects required to study Accountancy / Accounting in both WAEC and NECO are as follows:
Five SSCE credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any other two relevant subjects.
For NBC holders, the other two relevant subjects could be from any of Accounting, Principles of Accounts, Commerce, office Practice and Secretarial Duties.
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) UNIUYO requires credit in Economics.
(ii) UNIPORT does not accept commercial subjects except Financial Accounting or Business.
(iii) UNILAG requires five ‘O’ level credits to include English language, Mathematics, Economics and any other Science, Social Science or Arts subject.
(iv) UNIPORT does not accept office Practice and Secretarial Studies.
(v) BIU accepts credit/merit in English language and Mathematics at TC II as ‘O’/level equivalent.
(vi) OOU requires ‘O’ level credits in any 3 of Accounting, Business Methods, Commerce, Economics, Statistics, Government and Geography. IRK/CRK, Yoruba and History.
(vii) PLASU and UNICAL accept Commerce in place of Economics.
(viii) AUN requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, and any other three subjects from the following; Economics, Geography, Government, History, Literature in English, Further Mathematics, Technical Drawing, Visual Arts, Computer Studies, Information Technology, Civics, Environmental Science, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and French. 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 History, Religious Studies, Tajweed, Library Studies, Diction, Kiswahili, Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba, Arabic, Turkish, Study skills.
(ix) UNN requires Five O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics Economics and any other two relevant subjects. For NBC holders, the other two relevant subjects could be from any of Accounting, Principles of Accounts,Commerce, office Practice and Secretarial Duties.
(x) EVANGEL- Economics is not compulsory but accepts any three relevant subjects.
(xi) UNIJOS in addition to the UTME requirements requires two credit passes in any of Business Studies, Commerce, Government, Principle of Accounts, Geography and Biology.
The O level (WAEC and NECO) requirements posted above may only apply to Accountancy / Accounting under the faculty of Administration. If the Accountancy / Accounting you intend in studying is in another faculty, the subject requirements may be different from the one on this page. You can check JAMB brochure for all faculties here.
List of Schools That Offer Accountancy / Accounting
This section contains the list of universities that offer Accountancy / Accounting in Nigeria. These are basically schools that accepts the WAEC and NECO requirements for Accountancy / Accounting posted above.
The following are the list of schools that offer Accountancy / Accounting:
- Abia State University, Uturu
- Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba
- Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
- American University of Nigeria
- Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University
- Bauchi State University, Gadau
- Benson Idahosa University
- Benue State University, Makurdi
- Caritas University
- Cross River State University of Technology
- Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
- Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti
- Elizade University
- Enugu State University of Science and Technology
- Evangel University
- Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi
- Federal University, Dutsin-Ma
- Federal University, Kashere
- Federal University, Wukari
- Igbinedion University
- Imo State University, Owerri
- Kwararafa Universityy
- Lead City University
- Madonna University
- McPherson University
- Nasarawa State University, Keffi
- Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
- Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
- Olabisi Onabanjo University
- Osun State University
- Plateau State University
- Rivers State University of Science and Technology
- University of Abuja
- University of Jos
- University of Lagos, Lagos
- University of Maiduguri
- University of Mkar
- University of Port Harcourt
- University of Uyo
- Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Sokoto
- Wellspring University
- Western Delta University