WAEC and JAMB UTME Subject for Mass Communication – Under Administration

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WAEC and JAMB UTME Subject for Mass Communication – Under Administration
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This page contains official WAEC and JAMB subject combination (admission requirements) for Mass Communication, including the List of Nigeria Universities Offering this Course, A level requirements and much more

Note

  • JAMB officially classified this course under the Faculty of Administration.
  • Probable Degree type – B.Sc (Hons.) and B.A. (Hons)

You must be a Commercial student or Art student with a good background Commercial subjects for you to study this course in Nigeria Universities, and that’s can only be possible if you meet admission requirements. This page literally covers answers to questions related to O level and A-level admission requirement.

That is, the WAEC subject combination (requirements), JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements), Direct Entry requirements, Special consideration (waivers) and the required screening documents for admission into Nigeria universities. In other to help you avoid having difficulties with getting admission in Nigeria Universities, we have some post that will be of benefit to you. You can always ignore!

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WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Mass Communication

You’re expected to have at least 5 credits on the required WAEC subject combination needed to study Mass Communication in Nigeria universities.

The required subject combination must include:

  1. English Language
  2. Literature in English
  3. Government plus at least a pass in Mathematics.
  4. A trade subject

The above WAEC subject combination is also applicable to other O’level examinations such as NECO and GCE. So now that you know the compulsory O level requirement to study Mass Communication, let also look at UTME and Direct requirements and course descriptions.

 

JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Mass Communication

Prepare yourself well so you can score above 200 in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side (Just a piece of 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 combinations (subjects to write in jamb) to study Mass Communication are

  1. Literature in English
  2. Economics
  3. Government

 

Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Mass Communication

(i) Two ‘A’ level passes in Literature in English, Economics or Government.

 

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

  • The Fees
  • The Distance
  • The Environment
  • The Degree Certificate
  • Vulnerability to Strike
  • Acceptable O Level and A-level Result
  • Academic Calendar

See useful guides on how to choose a course and university

List of Universities in Nigeria offering Mass Communication are

  1. Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba
  2. Caritas University, Enugu
  3. Cross River State University of Science &Technology, Calabar (CRUTECH)
  4. Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT)
  5. Nasarawa State University Keffi (NSUK)
  6. Madonna University, Okija
  7. River State University of Science and Technology (RSUST)
  8. Wellspring University, Evbuobanosa – Edo State
  9. Western Delta University, Oghara Delta State

 

Where can I work with a Degree in Mass Communication 
I believe you now know the subjects required to study Mass Communication. I urge you to also find out where you can work with the degree. Please take your time to read The Act of Getting a Job – so you would know what you’re up against after graduating. See – What Mass Communication course is all about, the objectives, course outlines and career opportunities…

 


Special Consideration

The SSCE O level and A-level subject combination (requirements) had been listed above but, some Universities may accept D7 or E8 in some a compulsory subject instead of Credit. And some may accept or reject two sittings. That is combinations of WAEC, NECO, or GCE results. You will know more when you take a look at the special consideration (waiver) for this course if available. 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….

Special Consideration

What is Direct Entry Special Consideration to study Mass Communication
(i) River State University of Science and Technology (RSUST) accepts holders of the following qualifications for year II:- (a) OND/ND, River State University of Science and Technology (RSUST) Diploma (Upper) in relevant fields or a Degree/HND not relevant to the field for admissions to 200 level; (b) A Degree/HND relevant to the field for admissions to 300 level;

(ii) Cross River State University of Science &Technology, Calabar (CRUTECH), Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT) and Benue State University, Makurdi accept OND Upper Credit, HND in Mass Communication or Diploma in relevant field from any recognised institution. Also requires Direct Entry applicants to possess UTME requirements.

(iii) University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) does not admit ‘A’ student into its Mass Communication but accepts Diploma Upper Credit in Mass Communication, Public Relations and Journalism by Direct Entry.

(iv) Wellspring University, Evbuobanosa – Edo State accepts two A’ level passes (including NABTEB), as well as National Diploma in Mass Communication from recorgnised institutions.

(v) Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba accepts two A’ level passes or Diploma in Mass Communication (UPPER CREDIT) from recorgnised institutions

What is WAEC, NECO, GCE Special Consideration to study Mass Communication
(i) River State University of Science and Technology (RSUST) requires credits in Mathematics, Economics and any other 3 subjects.

(ii) Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT) requires a credit in Economics and accepts History or Government.

(iii) Wellspring University, Evbuobanosa – Edo State accepts a pass in Mathematics provided the candidate has a total of five credits including English language, Government/History, and Literature.

(vi) Cross River State University of Science &Technology, Calabar (CRUTECH) requires credit in English Language, Mathematics, Literature in English, Mathematics, Government and any other Social Science or Arts subjects.

What is JAMB UTME Special Consideration to study Mass Communication
(i) Cross River State University of Science &Technology, Calabar (CRUTECH) accepts Literature in English, Government and CRK.

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