Actuarial Science happens to be one of those courses that can be studied by both art and science students. In this article today, we will be revealing the WAEC & JAMB Subjects for Actuarial Science. We will also list out all the Universities in Nigeria where you can study Actuarial Science which happens to be under the faculty of Administration in most schools while in other schools, you can find it under the faculty of Administration.

In addition to the above mentioned, we will also be adding information such as the Special consideration (Waiver) for Actuarial Science as well as the Direct Entry (DE) requirements. If you want to know where you can work with a degree in Actuarial Science then you can check below.

Ensure that you pay attention to the content below so you can get the proper knowledge that will help you to register and apply for admission to study Actuarial Science without mistakes.

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O’Level Subjects & Requirements

As a UTME candidate applying to study Actuarial Science, you are required to have not less than five (5) SSCE credit passes in the required O’Level subjects listed below.

NECO, GCE & WAEC Subject Combination for Actuarial Science

1). Economics

2). English Language

3). Mathematics

4). Any other two (2) relevant O’Level subjects.

WAIVER/SPECIAL CONSIDERATION

a). UNILAG requires ‘O’ level credit passes in Mathematics, English Language, Economics, and any 2 subjects from Data Processing, Financial Accounting, CRS/IS, Geography, Further Mathematics, Government, Biology, Commerce, Chemistry, Physics, Insurance, and Civic Education.

b). UNIJOS accepts ‘O’ level credit passes in Mathematics, English Language and any 3 subjects from Commerce, Business Methods, Principles of Accounts, Statistics, Economics or Government.

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JAMB Subjects for Actuarial Science

UTME candidates are expected to reach the JAMB cut-off mark which is 180 if they want to study in any of the Universities listed below. There are three (3) subjects that you are expected to meet in your JAMB UTME examination and they are listed below.

JAMB Subject Combination for Actuarial Science

1). Economics
2). Mathematics
3). And any other one (1) subject.

WAIVER/SPECIAL CONSIDERATION

a). UNILAG requires Economics, Mathematics, and any 1 subject from Government, Geography, Biology, Chemistry, Commerce, Physics.

b). UNIJOS accepts Mathematics with any other 2 subjects from Commerce, Principles of Accounts, Statistics, Business Methods, Economics or Government.

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Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

If you don’t intend to study Actuarial Science through UTME, then you must ensure that you satisfy the Direct Entry (DE) requirements for Actuarial Science listed below.

  • Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Mathematics and English Language.

WAIVER/SPECIAL CONSIDERATION

A). ABU requires an ‘A’ level in Mathematics.

B). LASU accepts very good passes in 3 JUBEB/’A’ Level subjects: Mathematics and any 2 of Geography, Financial Accounting, Biology, Government, Economics, Chemistry, Business Studies, Physics.

C). UNIJOS accepts:
i) Passes at A’ level/IJMB or an approved equivalent examination in Business Management, Economics or Accounting.
ii) Candidates with the following qualifications could be considered for admission into 200 level: ND lower credit in Financial Studies, Accounting, Banking and Finance, Insurance, Business Administration or any other business course from a recognized Institution (Technical Institutions, Polytechnic, e.t.c.).

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Universities in Nigeria Offering Actuarial Science

  • CRAWFORD UNIVERSITY, IGBESA, OGUN STATE
  • EDWIN CLARK UNIVERSITY, KIAGBODO, DELTA STATE
  • EKSU (EKITI STATE UNIVERSITY, ADO-EKITI, EKITI STATE)
  • EKSU (EKITI STATE UNIVERSITY, ADO-EKITI, EKITI STATE)
  • FED-DUTSE (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, DUTSE, JIGAWA STATE)
  • KWASU (KWARA STATE UNIVERSITY, MALETE, ILORIN, KWARA STATE)
  • PC-UNI (PRECIOUS CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY, IBADAN, OYO STATE)
  • REDEEMERS UNIVERSITY, OSUN STATE
  • RHEMA UNIVERSITY, ABA, ABIA STATE
  • UNIBEN (UNIVERSITY OF BENIN, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE)
  • UNILAG (UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS, LAGOS STATE)
  • UNIVERSITY OF JOS, JOS, PLATEAU STATE
  • SALEM UNIVERSITY, LOKOJA, KOGI STATE.

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Career and jobs for Actuarial Science

  • Actuary.
  • Actuary Director
  • Asset Liability manager
  • Insurance underwriter.
  • Risk analyst or consultant.
  • BPO administrator
  • Administrating officer
  • General Officer
  • Financial Service Executive
  • Accounts manager
  • Finance consultants in various Insurance sectors
  • Pension Providing administrator other than in Insurance companies

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