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We’ve compiled a list containing over 40 commercial courses you can study in Nigerian universities; keep reading to discover what they are.

There are over 170 universities in Nigeria, as approved by the NUC. In many of those universities, you can study fields related to commerce.

Generally, students who have graduated from commercial class in Nigerian secondary schools can apply for those courses, provided you meet certain requirements.

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According to Investopedia: “commerce refers to the exchange of goods, services or something of value, between businesses or entities.”

Needless to say, those activities play important roles in the development of a nation.

Bearing in mind that fact, Nigerian institutions created several courses (departments) that can equip prospective candidates with all the knowledge needed to excel in their fields of interests.

As we all know, Nigerian institutions are still growing, evolving, and trying to keep pace with foreign authorities. As a result, you may not find commercial courses you can study in American or European universities in Nigeria.

After checking on school websites and JAMB brochure, we were able to gather all the courses you can study in Nigerian universities.

Here are the commercial courses offered in Nigerian universities:

  1. Accountancy / Financial Accounting
  2. Actuarial Science
  3. Actuarial Science and Insurance
  4. Banking and Finance
  5. Business Administration
  6. Business and Entrepreneurship Studies
  7. Business Management
  8. Conflict and Peace Resolution
  9. Cooperative and Rural Development
  10. Cooperative Economics and Management
  11. Demography and Social Statistics
  12. Economics and Development Studies
  13. Economics and Statistics
  14. Economics
  15. Economics with Operation Research
  16. Entrepreneurial Studies
  17. Entrepreneurship
  18. Environmental Protection Resources Management
  19. Film and Video Studies
  20. Finance
  21. Government and Public Administration
  22. History and International Relations
  23. Hospitality and Tourism
  24. Hotel and Tourism Management
  25. Human Resources Management
  26. Industrial and Labour Relations
  27. Industrial Relations
  28. Industrial Relations and Human Resources Management
  29. Industrial Relations and Personnel Management
  30. Insurance
  31. Insurance and Actuarial Science
  32. Insurance and Risk Management
  33. Management and Entrepreneurship
  34. Management Studies
  35. Marketing
  36. Marketing and Advertising
  37. Office and Information Management
  38. Office Management and Information
  39. Population Studies
  40. Public Relations and Advertising
  41. Secretarial Administration

Requirements & Subject combination for the commercial courses:

There’s no generally applicable subject combination for the courses listed above. In other words, requirements vary from school to school.

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Therefore, we recommend that you refer to your JAMB brochure or official website of your desired university.

Best commercial course to choose

The whole idea of which course is in most cases subjective. In other words, opinion may vary from person to person, depending on individual differences and preference.

However, we can say that the most studied commercial courses include: Financial Account, Banking and Finance, Business Administration, etc.

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