Applied Mathematics with Statistics is a science course and the only people eligible for this course are science students. This means that the course is suitable for commercial or art students.

In the following paragraphs, you will be able to find out all the required Waec & Jamb Subject Combination for Applied Mathematics with Statistics. You will also see the Direct Entry requirements and the list of Universities in Nigeria where you can study Applied Mathematics with Statistics which is under the Faculty of Sciences.

You must go through this entire content so you can acquire the required knowledge that will enable you to apply for this course without mistakes.

O’Level Subjects for Applied Mathematics with Statistics

There are five (5) O’level subjects in which you are expected to have a credit pass in all five subjects in your SSCE. The 5 required subjects for this course include:


1). Physics.

2). English Language.

3). Mathematics.

4). And any two (2) other Science subjects.


NOTE: The O’level subjects apply to NECO, GCE, WAEC, or their equivalent.

Jamb Subjects for Applied Mathematics with Statistics

The Jamb Subject Combination for Applied Mathematics with Statistics will be listed below, but what matters the most is to be able to score 180 (JAMB cut-off mark for Applied Mathematics with Statistics) in the JAMB UTME examination. There are three compulsory subjects that you will meet in the JAMB UTME examination and they are listed below:

1). Mathematics

2). And any two (2) of the following subjects; Physics, Economics, Chemistry, Agricultural Science, and Biology.

Direct Entry Requirements

If you don’t intend to use UTME to gain admission to study the course, then it’s only important you meet the Direct Entry admission requirements for this course which are below.

  • Two (2) ‘A’ level passes from Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, or Economics.
  • NCE with a minimum of merit in relevant subjects.


1). BELLS requires/Accepts:

i). ND/HND in related fields in addition to the UTME requirements.

ii). Two A’ level passes chosen from Chemistry, Physics, Biology, and Mathematics.

Universities in Nigeria Offering Applied Mathematics with Statistics

  • BELLS (Bells University of Technology).

Places To Work with a Degree in Applied Mathematics with Statistics

Some of the jobs directly related to applied mathematics with statistics include;

  1. Actuary
  2. Statistician
  3. Data analyst
  4. Data scientist
  5. Actuarial analyst
  6. Chartered accountant
  7. Chartered certified accountant
  8. Investment Analyst
  9. Secondary school teacher
  10. Research scientist (maths)
  11. Software engineer

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