WAEC subject combination for Entrepreneurship; www.waecdirect.org 

Course Entrepreneurship
Qualification [B.Sc. (Hons]
Duration 3 – 4 Years
Suitability Art and Commercial Students

Is Entrepreneurship a good course in Nigeria?

Absolutely. Entrepreneurship is one of the newest degrees in the world with plenty of job roles you can explore. An Entrepreneur, depending on the nature of the business can earn typically earns around 150,000 NGN per month. Half of the top entrepreneurs surveyed were paying themselves a full-time salary, and typically making 5,000,000 NGN a year. That number rises and falls from year to year.

Entrepreneurship is not competitive and this course is popular amongst art and commercial students in secondary school. From our records, 16 Nigerian universities offer this degree course.

So while you are here to get information on the O level subject combination for Entrepreneurship, we also expect you consider the total number of students currently studying Entrepreneurship and the employment rate we will show you below so that you will know what you are up against when you choose to study this course.

WAEC Subject Combination For Entrepreneurship

In WAEC, NECO or GCE, you are expected to register a maximum of 9 subjects for an Entrepreneurship degree. You can register for less than 9 subjects if you are resitting.

However, you must have at least 5 credit passes amongst the 9 subjects listed below before you can gain admission into any Nigerian university to study for an Entrepreneurship degree.

Remember, the requirement you’re about to read is also applicable to all o level examinations. (WAEC, NECO and GCE). We have painstakingly highlighted (in red) the core subjects on which you must obtain credit before you can gain admission. Any subject with blue colour means, a pass is allowed.

If however, you fail one of the core subjects, you should read through each university’s special requirements for this course below to see if there is a university that may accept another subject in lieu of the one you failed.

The 9 WAEC/NECO/GCE subject combinations for Entrepreneurship are:

  • Mathematics
  • English
  • Civic Education
  • Trade Subject
  • Economics
  • Accounting
  • Geography
  • Any Nigerian Language

If you have your O level result already and the subjects you have is not the same as the admission requirement that is the required O level subject combinations to study Entrepreneurship, don’t give up. You should consider other Entrepreneurship similar courses or take a look at Polytechnic or College of Education-related course subject requirements.

You can also study online with a foreign university right from your bedroom or apply for a scholarship to study abroad. Education is now a choice. And please before you make a decision on which University to choose.

JAMB subject combination for Entrepreneurship

For this degree, you are also required to register for 4 subjects and English is compulsory. More so, your JAMB score in addition to your POST UTME score will determine the cumulative score that the university will use to decide your candidacy for admission.

You should score 180 or above in JAMB to stand a better chance of gaining admission to study Entrepreneurship. You can still gain admission if you score between 150-170 upward but you do not stand a chance with those who had scored higher.

The 4 JAMB subject combination for Entrepreneurship are:

  • English
  • Economics
  • Mathematics/Geography
  • Accounting

Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Entrepreneurship

If you’re one of those seeking admission into the University to further your studies, in addition to the required WAEC subjects combination for this course, you are expected to have Two ‘A’ level passes to include Economics and at least one of, Accounts, Business Management, Government, Geography or Mathematics

These are the list of Universities offering Entrepreneurship in Nigeria

  1. Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti – Ekiti State
  2. Bayero University, Kano
  3. University of Benin (UNIBEN)
  4. Covenant University Ota
  5. Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa (FUOTUOKE)
  6. Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji
  7. Lead City University, Ibadan
  8. Renaissance University, Enugu
  9. Osun State University Osogbo (UNIOSUN)
  10. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK)
  11. Veritas University, Abuja
  12. Paul University, Awka – Anambra State
  13. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli
  14. Northwest University Kano (NWU)
  15. Arthur Javis University Akpoyubo Cross River State
  16. Kwara State University, Ilorin (KWASU)

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