Do you want to study Economics? Are you looking for JAMB or WAEC subject combination for Economics? If so, am happy to inform you that JAMB and WAEC Subject combination for Economics has been released and is now available.


All JAMB and WAEC candidates who are interested in studying or having a career in Economics are hereby informed that JAMB and WAEC subject combination for Economics for 2019/2020 academic session has been released.

What is Economics about?

Economics deals is divided between micro-economic concepts — supply and demand, labor and capital markets, tax incidence, comparative advantage, international trade, and benefit-cost analysis — and macroeconomic issues, such as economic growth, unemployment, inflation, national income and product accounting, the banking system, and

The study of economics can also provide valuable knowledge for making decisions in everyday life. It offers a tool with which to approach questions about the desirability of a particular financial investment opportunity, whether or not to attend college or graduate school, the benefits and costs of alternative careers, and the likely impacts of public policies including universal health care and a higher minimum wage

A degree in economics prepares students for setting things such as  law school, MBA programs, programs in public policy and administration, master’s and PhD programs in economics, and graduate school in other business and social science disciplines.

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JAMB UTME Subject Combination For Economics

For you to be on a safe side it is better if you aim for a score of 180 – 200 and above in JAMB UTME because anything short of that may deny you of Admission/Post UTME. Of course, if you have a score below 180, you can consider College of Education or Polytechnic.

JAMB UTME subject combination (subject to write in jamb) for Economics are

  1. Use of English
  2. Mathematics
  3. Economics
  4. Any of Government, History, Geography, Literature in English,French and CRK/IRK.

O level/WAEC Subject Combination For Economics

The subjects needed to study Economics in WAEC must contain five (5) credit. This subject combination is also applicable to NECO AND GCE.

The O level requirement that is the compulsory WAEC subject combination for Economics must include:

  1. English Language
  2. Mathematics
  3. Economics
  4. A trade subject
  5. At least two other relevant courses preferably in Commerce, Government and Accounting subjects

Places Where One can work with a Degree in Economics

Various Career opportunities in Economics include;

  • Actuarial analyst.
  • Chartered accountant.
  • Chartered certified accountant.
  • Chartered public finance accountant.
  • Data analyst.
  • Economist.
  • Financial risk analyst.
  • Forensic accountant.
  • Statistician
  • Stockbroker

List of Nigeria Universities Offering Economics.

Below contains various Universities in Nigeria that one can study Economics and they are as follows;

  • University Of Ibadan, Ibadan
  • Bayero University, Kano
  • Michael Okpara University Of Agriculture, Umudike
  • University Of Ilorin, Ilorin.
  • Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  • University Of Nigeria Nsukka
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
  • Kaduna State University, Kaduna.
  • Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State (FUD)
  • Federal University, Ndifu-Alike, Ebonyi State (FUNAI)
  • Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina (UMYU)

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