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JAMB Brochure for Economics and Development Studies Under Faculty of Social and Management Sciences


This part of the JAMB brochure shows you the requirements to apply for Economics and Development Studies under the Faculty of Social and Management Sciences 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 and Development Studies

  • Federal University Gashua
  • Federal University, Kashere
  • Federal University, Oye-ekiti
  • Igbinedion University

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

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

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

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(I) FED-OYEEKITI requires Mathematics, Economics and other Social Science or Arts subject.

O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates

To apply for Economics and Development Studies as a UTME candidate, you require: Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any two of Arts or Social Science subjects.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(I) FED-OYEEKITI requires the other two subjects to include one science subject and any one of Accounting, Business Management, Government, Geography or Statistics.

Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

To apply for Economics and Development Studies as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: Two ‘A’ level passes in Economics and any one of Mathematics, Statistics, Geography, Physics, Chemistry, Agric Science, Accounting, Business Management, History and Government.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) FED-OYEEKITI requires two A’ level passes chosen from Economics, Accounts, Business Management, Government, Geography or Statistics.

(ii) IGBINEDION accepts National Diploma (Lower Credit) in Accounting, Business Admin./ Banking and Finance; NCE in Economics, Mathematics or any other Social Science subject.

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