WAEC subject combination (requirement) for Public Administration
You’re expected to have at least 5 credits on the required WAEC subject combination needed to study Public Administrationin Nigeria universities. This subjects combination are also applicable to other O’level exams such as NECO AND GCE. So now, the O level requirement that is the compulsory WAEC subject combination for Public Administration are
A trade subject
For NBC holders, the other relevant subjects could be from any of the following: Accounting, Principles of Accounts, Commerce, Office Practice and Secretarial Duties.
Course description: A public administration degree prepares students to manage public agencies, set budgets, and create government policies. These policies can be on diverse topics ranging from the environment to social issues. The classes focus on how these decisions are made and the processes for making the best decision for society. In addition, a public administration background will explain the most favourable way to implement policies and decisions once they have been made.
JAMB UTME subject combination (subjects needed) for Public Administration
Prepare yourself well so you can score above 200 in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side (Just an advice) because anything short of this score may deny you Admission/Post UTME. Of course, if you have a score below 180, you can consider College of Education or Polytechnic…
Please note – JAMB is not the only option for admission. If you’re having troubles JAMB UTME maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB, ND or Predegree. JAMB UTME subject combination (subject to write in jamb) to study Public Administration are
Economics and any other subject.
Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Public Administration
(i) Two ‘A’ level passes chosen from Economics, Accounting, Business Management, Government, Geography and Statistics
If for some reasons you are not satisfied or cannot meet up with this admission requirement that is the subject combination above, perhaps you should consider taking a look at Polytechnic or College of Education related course subject requirements. You can also study online with a foreign university right from your bedroom or apply for a scholarship to study abroad. Education is now a choice. And please before you make a decision on which University to choose, please consider
Where can I work with a Degree in Public Administration
Local government officer
Civil Service administrator
International aid/development worker
Government social research officer
Human resources officer
Public affairs consultant
Please take note that when you see Check, it simply means the special consideration for this course had been merge with a related course to save space. So it is advisable to click the link or search with the search bar…
What is Direct Entry Special Consideration (waiver) to study Public Administration
(i) Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT) accepts ND or its equivalent. and requires Direct Entry applicants to possess UTME requirements.
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK)does not accept Geography.
Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli accepts NCE (Govt.) or ND Public Admin with lower credit.
Benson Idahosa University, Benin City and University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) accept National Diploma or HND in Public Admin with a minimum of merit.
Usumanu Danfodiyo University (UDUSOK) accepts a) History/Social Studies or Sociology in lieu of Government. b) ND in Public Administration not below lower credit.
Benson Idahosa University, Benin City and Adamawa State University Mubi (ADSU) accept ND/HND/NCE – minimum of credit level in the appropriate subject
Gombe State University, Gombe – as in Political Science
Nasarawa State University Keffi (NSUK) accepts History in lieu of Government.
Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki accepts HND, NCE/ND pass at Merit level in relevant fields in addition to ‘O’ level requirement.ND must be at Upper Credit level.
O.A.U. accepts History.
The University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) accepts for a 3 year programme (Direct Entry) candidates to possess one of the following qualifications: (a) Two GCE (A/L) passes or its equivalent in any of the following subjects; Government, History, Economics, Business Management, Accounting and Geography plus UTME requirement. (b) Higher National Diploma of recognized institutions with a minimum of merit/lower credit level passes plus UTME requirement. (d) Possession of Government is not a pre-requisite for 3-year Direct Entry candidates.
University of Benin (UNIBEN) requires in addition to O’ level requirements: (a) At least two Advanced Level passes at the General Certificate of Education (GCE) or the Higher School Certificate (HSC) or any of their recognized equivalent at not more than two sittings. One of the two subjects should be Government or History. (b) National Diploma (ND) with at least Credit level pass in a relevant discipline from any recognized Polytechnic or College of Technology. (c) Nigeria Certificate of Education (NCE) with at least a Credit level pass in Social Science subject from a recognized College of Education. In addition, such a candidate should have at least an Overall merit level pass. d. A pass in the Associate Chartered Institute of Secretaries and Administrator (ACIS) Part I or Associate Institute of Bankers (AIB) Part I or Associate of Chartered Institute of Insurance (ACII) Part I.
Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria accepts two ‘A’ level/IJMB passes one of which must include Government/History and Economics.
University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) accepts ND in Public Administration, or Local Government Studies with a minimum of Upper Credit and HND lower credit or Advanced Diploma in Public Administration with a minimum of Upper Credit from Accredited Tertiary Institutions in addition to meeting UTME requirements.
What is WAEC, NECO, GCE, Special Consideration (waiver) to study Public Administration
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK), Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli and Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT) require ‘O’ level credits to include Mathematics.
Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria does not accept a combination of Local Languages and Religious Knowledge.
Benue State University, Makurdi, University of Abuja, Gwagwalada and University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) require at least a pass in Mathematics.
Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki – Same as in Accountancy.
Nasarawa State University Keffi (NSUK) accepts two ‘A’ level or IJMB passes chosen from Accounts, Business Management, Government and Statistics; NCE Government or ND Public Administration with at least lower credit.
The University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) requires minimum entry requirement plus credit level pass in English Language, Government or History and Mathematics at SSCE or GCE O’ level.
Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU) requires five credit in English Language, Mathematics and any 3 of Economics, Government/History and Geography at not more than 2 sittings.
University of Benin (UNIBEN) requires five credit to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics/Commerce, Government/History and any other two Social Science subjects at not more than 2 sittings.
What is JAMB UTME Special Consideration or Waiver (waiver) to study Public Administration
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK) requires Mathematics, Economics and any other Arts or Social Science subject. Geography is not acceptable.
Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki requires Economics and any other Social Science subjects.
Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba accepts any three Arts or Social Science subjects.
Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU) requires English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any of Government, History, and Geography.
Salem University, Lokoja requires Government, Economics and any Social Science subject.
University of Benin (UNIBEN) requires Government/History, one Social Science subject and any other subject.
Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria accepts History in lieu of Government.