Do you have a dream of studying Agriculture and Resource Economics which is under the faculty of Agriculture at Nigeria Universities? If the answer is yes, then you are on the right page.

On this page, we covered all the necessary information and requirements to study this course. Some of the information you will find on this page includes WAEC and JAMB subject combination for Agriculture and Resource Economics, Direct Entry Requirements, list of all the Universities in Nigeria where you can study the course.

You will also find additional information such as places you can work with a degree in the course and many more. It’s important you carefully go through this article to get the proper knowledge that will help you seamlessly register and apply for admission to study this course at any Nigerian University without making mistakes.

O’Level Subjects and Requirements

The O’Level subjects required to study this course must contain 5 SSCE credit passes. The subject combination is not limited to only WAEC but includes GCE, NECO, and their equivalent. You will find the compulsory 5 O’Level subjects needed to study Agriculture below:


1). Chemistry.

2). Biology.

3). Mathematics.

4). English Language.


5). And one of Economics, Physics, Statistics, and Further Mathematics.

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JAMB UTME Requirements/ Subject Combination

Simply knowing the right JAMB subjects to study for this course is not all that matters. What matters the most is you being able to score not less than 180 (JAMB’s cut-off mark for Agriculture and Resource Economics in Universities in Nigeria) in the JAMB examination.

Below are the 3 compulsory JAMB subjects necessary to study the course which is under the faculty of Agriculture.

1). Biology/Agriculture

2). Chemistry.

3). Mathematics or Physics.

NOTE: JAMB is not the only option available for admission into higher institutions (Universities). You can try others like JUBEB, IJBM, ND, or Predegree if you are having issues via JAMB.

Direct Entry Requirements

If you don’t intend to get admission into any Nigerian University to study this course via UTME, then ensure that you meet the Direct Entry admission requirements to study Agriculture and Resource Economics which are listed below:

  • Two (2) ’A’ level passes in Chemistry and Agric Science or Biology or Botany or Zoology.

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Nigerian Universities Offering Agriculture and Resource Economics

  • FUTA (Federal University of Technology Akure)

Agriculture and Resource Economics job/ Career Opportunities

  1. Farm Managers
  2. Commodity Brokers
  3. Agribusiness Manager
  4. Accountants
  5. Economists in Agricultural Research Institutes and Agro-Allied Industries
  6. Research Assistants, Economists, etc
  7. Writer for Trade Journals, Magazines, etc
  8. Supervisors

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