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JAMB Brochure for Economics Under Faculty of Arts and Humanities


This part of the JAMB brochure shows you the requirements to apply for Economics under the Faculty of Arts and Humanities in Nigeria. You will see the UTME subject combination needed to apply for the course, O’level requirements for UTME candidates, requirements such A’level, ND, HND, NCE, etc for Direct Entry candidates, as well as other information you require to successfully apply for the course.

List of Degree Awarding Institutions that Offer Economics

  • Federal University, Dutse
  • Federal University, Kashere
  • Federal University, Lokoja
  • Federal University, Ndufu-alike
  • Federal University, Wukari
  • Umaru Musa Yar’adua University

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

In UTME, note that English Language is mandatory for all courses. The other three subjects required to study Economics under the Faculty of Arts and Humanities in the institutions listed above are:

Economics, Mathematics and any of Government, History, Geography, Literature-in-English, French and CRK/IRK.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) FUD accepts any Social Science subject as the third subject.

(ii) FULOKOJA requires Economics, Mathematics and any of Government, History, Geography and Financial Accounting.

O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates

To apply for Economics as a UTME candidate, you require: Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics and at least two other relevant courses preferably in Commerce, Government and Accounting subjects

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) FULOKOJA and FUD accept any two Arts or Social Science subjects as the fourth and fifth subjects.

(ii) FUWUKARI accepts credit passes in Geography, Business Methods and Statistics.

Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

To apply for Economics as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: NCE/ National Diploma with Upper Credit in the relevant subjects in addition to five credits at SSCE in not more than two sittings

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) FUD accepts:
a. Two ‘A’ level in Economics and any one of Mathematics, Statistics, Geography, Physics, Chemistry, Agricultural Science, Accounting, Business Management, History and Government.
b. National Diploma with Credit in the relevant subjects in addition to five Credits including English and Mathematics at SSCE in not more than two sittings.

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