School Courses And Requirements

Political Science Subject Requirement For Admission

This article looks deeply into the JAMB subject combination for political science and WAEC or O’level requirements for Political science in all universities where the course can be studied.

It is important to take note of the following requirements and ensure that you met all of them.

Jamb subject combination for political science

  • English Language
  • Government or History
  • Plus two other Social Science/Arts subjects.

WAEC requirements for Political science

Five (5) O’level (WAEC or NECO) credit passes in Government or History, English Language and three (3) other subjects. A pass in Mathematics is required.

Direct entry requirements for political science

Two (2) ‘A’ level passes including Government or History.

Waiver for WAEC requirements for Political science for each Universities

This section looks into the specific O’level requirements for each universities to study political science.

  • ABUAD, GOUU, OOU, DELSU, CALABAR, OAU, LASU, and EKSU require ‘O’ level credit pass in Mathematics. EKSU also requires another Social Science subject apart from Government.
  • OAU and CALABAR require five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Government and any two (2) from Economics, Geography, Literature in English, Christian Religious Studies/Islamic Studies, History, Civic Education, Yoruba, ICT/Physics/Chemistry/Biology/Agricultural Science.
  • University of Ibadan requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in Government/History, English Language and three (3) other subjects with at least ‘O’ level pass in Mathematics.
  • CALABAR requires two (2) Social Science subjects including Government. Does not accept History in lieu of Government.
  • DELSU and UNN require ‘O’ level credit pass in Government and any 2 other subjects with at least ‘O’ level pass in Mathematics. Does not accept History in lieu of Government.
  • EBSU requires ‘O’ level credit pass in Mathematics and two (2) other subjects
  • AAUA accepts ND in related programme at upper Credit level.
  • BIU requires ‘O’ level credit pass in Mathematics.
  • JABU accepts a pass in Mathematics.
  • COVENANT University same as Marketing.
  • ABU requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Government or History, and any other two (2) Social Science or Arts Subjects.
  • KASU requires ‘O’ level credit pass in Mathematics.
  • ABSU requires Five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Government or History and any three (3) subjects from Arts, Social Science subjects and at least ‘O’ level pass in Mathematics
  • REDEEMERS requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Government or History and two (2) other subjects.
  • KWASU accepts five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Government/History and two (2) other Social Science subjects or one (1) Arts and one (1) Social Science subject.
  • UNILAG requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Government, Economics/Geography and any one (1) of History, Literature in English and Christian Religious Studies /Islamic Studies.
  • UMYUK requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Government or History or Civic Education and ‘O’ level credit pass in any two (2) of Arts/Social Science subjects at not more than two (2) sittings.
  • KSU accepts ‘O’ level credit pass in Mathematics.
  • FED-LAFIA – Same as in Sociology.
  • BOWEN requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Government and one social science subject.
  • ESUTECH requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Government and two (2) social science subjects.
  • EDWIN CLARK requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Economics, Government and any other two (2) subjects with at least ‘O’ level pass in Mathematics.
  • AAUA requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Government/History one subject from the Social Science and any other subject.
  • FED-DUTSINMA requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in Government, or History/Civic Education, English Language, Mathematics and two (2) other subjects.

Special Consideration for JAMB Subject Combination for Political Science

I have decided to breakdown the JAMB subject combination for each universities to study political science.

  • LASU requires Mathematics.
  • UNILORIN – Government or History and any two (2) of Economics, Geography, Literature in English, and Mathematics
  • UI – three (3) subjects in Arts, Science Social Sciences
  • AAU – Government and Mathematics are mandatory
  • UNILAG requires Government and any two (2) subjects from Economics, Geography, History, Literature in English, Christian Religious Studies /Islamic Studies and Mathematics.
  • DELSU requires Government, one Social Science subject and any other subject.
  • EBSU requires Government and any two (2) Social Science subjects.
  • AAUA requires Government or History, Economics and any other subject.
  • ABU requires Government or History, and any two (2) of Economics, Geography, Civic Education, Islamic Studies, Christian Religious Studies.
  • ABUAD and KWASU require Government and any two (2) Social Science or one (1) Arts subjects including Mathematics.
  • FED-LAFIA – Same as in Sociology.
  • OAU accepts, Government and any two (2) from Economics, Geography, Literature, Christian Religious Studies / Islamic Studies, Mathematics.
  • BOWEN requires Mathematics, Government and any other Social Science subject.
  • BAYERO requires Government or History and two (2) other Social Science subjects.
  • KSU requires Government or History and two (2) Commercial, Social Science or Arts subjects.
  • FED-DUTSINMA requires Government or History plus two (2) other Social Science/Arts subjects

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Bolarinwa Olajire

A lecturer, Educationist, PhD student at FUNAAB, and a Blogger.

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