What are the subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Accounting? if you are interested in NECO and WAEC (O level) subjects required for Accounting then am happy to inform you that this post contains all the WAEC as well as NECO subject requirements to study Accounting under the faculty of Social and Management Sciences 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 Accounting under the faculty of Social and Management Sciences that the NECO and WAEC requirements which includes the compulsory subjects needed for Accounting has been published here in this post.
If you are interested in JAMB subject combination for Accounting also, you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Accounting here or use the general approach by checking JAMB subject combination for all courses here.
Other Useful Resources
You can also check out other JAMB and WAEC resources below:
- WAEC Syllabus for All Subjects
- JAMB Syllabus For All Subjects
- JAMB Recommended Textbooks For All Subjects
- WAEC Result Released Date
- How To Check Your WAEC Result
- JAMB Form | JAMB Registration Form Procedures
- JAMB News | Latest News From JAMB Today
WAEC And NECO Subject Requirements for Accounting
The subjects required to study Accounting in both WAEC and NECO are as follows:
Five SSCE credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Economics and two other relevant subjects
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) UNIILORIN requires ‘O; level credit passes in any three of Accounting, Business Method, Commerce, Geography, Economics, Statistics and Government.
(a) for Business Administration requires Five (5) O’level credits in English Language, Mathematics, Economics, and any two of the following: Commerce, Geography and Statistics is required.
(b) For Accounting requires five credits passes in SSCE/GCE/O’ Level/NECO which include English Language, Mathematics, Economics, and any other two social science subjects at not more than two sittings.
(iii) RENAISSANCE accept Commerce in lieu of Economics.
(iv) RENAISSANCE requires five credit passes to include Mathematics, English Language, Economics or Accounting.
(v) GO requires Five SSCE credit passes in not more than two sittings in subjects which include English Language, Mathematics and Economics.
(vi) REDEEMER’S requires Five ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any other two subjects in Social Sciences.
(vii) AAU requires five credit passes including English, Mathematics, Economics, Government/History and any other subject. AAU can accept History/Government. AAU also accepts Mathematics
(viii) 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.
(ix) BELLS requires a pass in Physics for Business Computing and Information Technology.
(x) UNICAL requires five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any two of Arts or Social Science subjects.
(a) For Accounting requires five O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics, Accounting and any other social science subject.
(b) For Business Administration requires five O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics,Economics and any other two social science subjects preferably Business Studies/Commerce or English Language, Mathematics, Government and any two social science subjects.
(xii) 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.
(xiii) UMYUK accepts
(a) Five credit passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English, Mathematics, Economics and any other two relevant Social Science subjects in not more than two sittings.
(b) For Business Administration, credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics or Commerce and any two Social Science subjects.
(c) For Public Administration, five credit passes or its equivalent in English, Mathematics, Government or History and any other two subjects from Arts or Social Science in not more than two sittings.
(xiv) FUNAAB requires two relevant credit passes from any of Principles of Accounts, Commerce, Government or Geography.
(xv) NDA requires credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Accounting and two other subjects from Commerce, Geography, History, French, Arabic and Government.
(xvi) UNIBEN (for Insurance) – A pass in Further Mathematics is an advantage.
(xvii) UNIBEN (for marketing) requires five credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics and two other subjects at not more than two sittings
(xviii) BABCOCK – A pass in Economics may be considered provided the candidate has a credit pass in Accounting or Commerce.
(xix) MOUA requires two other credit passes from Government,CRK and Geography.
The O level (WAEC and NECO) requirements posted above may only apply to Accounting under the faculty of Social and Management Sciences. If the 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 Accounting
This section contains the list of universities that offer Accounting in Nigeria. These are basically schools that accepts the WAEC and NECO requirements for Accounting posted above.
The following are the list of schools that offer Accounting:
- Adeleke University
- Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti
- Akwa Ibom State University
- Al-Hikmah University
- Al-Qalam University, Katsina, Katsina, Katsina
- Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
- Augustine University
- Babcock University
- Bayero University, Kano
- Bells University of Technology of Technology
- Bowen University
- Caleb University
- Chrisland University
- Christopher University
- Edwin Clark University
- Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti
- Federal University, Gashua
- Federal University, Gusau
- Federal University, Birnin Kebbi
- Federal University, Kashere
- Godfrey Okoye University
- Gombe State University
- Gregory University, Uturu, Uturu
- Hallmark University
- Hezekiah University
- Kings University
- Kwara State University, Ilorin
- Landmark University
- Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike
- Micheal and Cecilia Ibru University
- Mountain Top University
- Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna
- Nigerian Police Academy, Wudil, Kano State, Wudil, Kano State, Kano State
- Northwest University, Kano, Kano
- Obong University
- Olabisi Onabanjo University
- Pan-Atlantic University
- Renaissance University
- Rhema University
- Ritman University
- SouthWestern University
- Summit University, Offa offa
- Umaru Musa Yaradua University, Katsina
- Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
- University of Benin, Benin City
- University of Calabar
- University of Ilorin, Ilorin
- Veritas University, Abuja
- Wesley University of Science and Technology
- Western Delta University