WAEC and JAMB Subject for History and International Studies

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This page contains official WAEC and JAMB subject combination (admission requirements) for History and International Studies, including the List of Nigeria Universities Offering this Course, A level requirements and much more

 

Note

  • JAMB officially classified this course under Faculty/School/College of Arts.
  • Probable Degree type–B.A. B.Sc. (Hons.)

You must be a Commercial student or Art with a good background in 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 History and International Studies

You’re expected to have at least 5 credits on the required WAEC subject combination needed to study History and International Studies in Nigeria universities.

The required subject combination (o level requirement for History and International Studies) must include:

  1. English Language
  2. Geography
  3. Government History
  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 History and International Studies, let also look at UTME and Direct requirements and course descriptions.

 

JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for History and International Studies

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 combination (subject to register in jamb) to study History and International Studies are

  1. History/Govt
  2. Any other two subjects from Arts and Social Science

 

Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study History and International Studies
(i) Two ‘A’ level passes/NCE (Upper Credit) in History, Govt and any other related subject.
(ii) Diploma in International Affairs/Strategic Studies or related discipline

 

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 History and International Studies include:

  1. Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
  2. Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba
  3. Abia State University, Uturu
  4. Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti – Ekiti State
  5. Ajayi Crowther University, Ibadan (ACU) Click to read conditions
  6. Akwa Ibom State University of Technology, Uyo
  7. Adeleke University Ede (AUE)
  8. Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo
  9. Bowen University, Iwo
  10. University of Calabar (UNICAL)
  11. Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU) Click to read conditions
  12. Federal University, Birnin Kebbi (FUBK)
  13. Federal University Gashua, Yobe Umar Suleiman College of Education, Gashua
  14. Federal University, Gusau Zamfara (FUGUS)
  15. Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa (FUOTUOKE) Click to read conditions
  16. Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State
  17. Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike – Enugu State
  18. Gregory University, Uturu
  19. Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU)
  20. University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) Click to read conditions
  21. Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji
  22. Sule Lamido University, Kafin Hausa, Jigawa (SLU)
  23. University of Jos (UNIJOS) Click to read conditions
  24. Kogi State University Anyigba
  25. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai (IBBU)
  26. Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU) Click to read conditions
  27. Northwest University Kano (NWU)
  28. Plateau State University Bokkos (PLASU)
  29. Nigeria Police Academy Wudil Click to read conditions
  30. Edo University Iyamo
  31. Ekiti State University
  32. Renaissance University, Enugu
  33. Ritman University, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom
  34. Hezekiah University, Umudi
  35. Osun State University Osogbo (UNIOSUN)
  36. University of Uyo
  37. Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
  38. University of Jos (UNIJOS) Click to read conditions

 


Special Consideration

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 (waiver) to study History and International Studies
(i) University of Calabar (UNICAL) accepts NCE (credit) in History/Government/Social Studies. Does not accept IJMB.

(ii) Ajayi Crowther University, Ibadan (ACU) accepts NCE/ND (merit passes in History and Government.

(iii) Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU) accepts (a) ‘A’ Level Passes in History/Government or NCE (Merit Passes) in History/Government, Political Science, Social Studies, ND in a Related Discipline (Upper Credit), two Passes at the GCE/HSC ‘A’ Level, Five ‘O’ Level credit Passes in other subjects at the SSCE or its equivalent which must include History or Government. (b) ND (Upper Credit ) in a related discipline.

(iv) University of Benin (UNIBEN) requires two ‘A’ passes in GCE or HSC or their recognised equivalent in History/Government an other related subject: it accepts NCE Credit level pass in History, Government or Social Studies.

(v) Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK) accepts NCE with at least a merit pass in History

(vi) Ajayi Crowther University, Ibadan (ACU) accepts two ‘A’ level passes (or equivalents) in History or Government plus three other ‘O’ level credit passes.

(vii) Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU) requires five (5) ‘O’ Level Credit Passes in SSCE/NECO or GCE at not more than two sittings to include: English Language and History or Government plus a good performance in the UTME which must include English, History or Government.

(viii) Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin accepts two A’ level passes to include History or Government and any other related subject.

(ix) Ekiti State University requires another Art subject apart from History/Government.

(x) Osun State University Osogbo (UNIOSUN) requires ‘A’ level passes in History or Government. Accepts NCE, one of which must be History combination.

(xi) Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki accepts HND, NCE and ND with a minimum of Merit and Upper credits respectively in relevant fields.

(xii) Kwara State University, Ilorin (KWASU) requires three A’ level passes in relevant subjects.

(xii) University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) accepts: (a) Government in lieu of History (b) NCE (Merit Pass) in History and or Government/Political Science as major and any other Arts or Social Science Subject. (c) NCE Social Studies Double major with at least a merit pass. d. National Diploma (Merit) in Administrative Management, Conflict Resolution, Law, Mass Communication, Public Administration, Industrial Relations and Social Work and Development Studies with at least merit pass..

(xiii) Mcpherson University, Seriki Sotayo, Ajebo accepts a) NCE (merit) in History/Government/Social Studies. b) ND (Upper) credit in Mass Communication/ Journalism, History, Public Administration, Social Works, English & Communication, and Linguistics Studies. c) JUPEB/IJMB (A’ level) or equivalent in related discipline.

(xiv) University of Uyo accepts (a) Passes in two A Level subjects including History or Government. (b) NCE with merits in 3 subjects including History or Government.

(xvi) Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba accepts Passes in two A Level subjects including History or Government. (b) NCE with merits in 3 subjects including History or Government. (c) Diploma in International History and Strategic Studies or other qualifications recognized by the University.

(xvii) CHRISTPHER accepts HND, ND or NCE with credit passes in the relevant subjects.

What is WAEC, NECO, GCE Special Consideration (waiver) to study History and International Studies
(i) Kogi State University Anyigba, Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State (FUWUKARI), Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU) and University of Uyo credit pass in Geography is not compulsory but accepts any three other Arts or Social Science subjects.

(ii) University of Ibadan (UI) and Redeemer’s University, Mowe accept a pass in Mathematics.

(iii) Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma and Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki require credit pass in Mathematics

(iv) Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma requires History and at least a pass in Science subject.

(v) Plateau State University Bokkos (PLASU), Osun State University Osogbo (UNIOSUN) and University of Jos (UNIJOS) – credit in Geography is not compulsory.

(vi) Bowen University, Iwo and Ajayi Crowther University, Ibadan (ACU) require credit passes must include English Language, History or Government, and any other three subjects Arts or Social Science subjects. Geography is not compulsory.

(vii) Benson Idahosa University, Benin City requires five ‘O; level credit passes in English Language, Government/History, another Arts subject and any other two Arts or Social Science subjects

(viii) Ekiti State University requires History, one Arts and any other subject.

(ix) University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT) requires Five O’ level subject to include English language and Government

(x) Redeemer’s University, Mowe requires at least a pass in Mathematics

(xi) Osun State University Osogbo (UNIOSUN) requires Five ‘O’ Level Credit passes to include English language, Government or History or any other social sciences and Arts subjects in SSCE.

(xii) Niger Delta University Yenagoa (NDU) requires five ‘O’ level credit passes in English, History or Government and any other three subjects, two of which must be Art subjects.

(xiii) Redeemer’s University, Mowe requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Government/ History, two other Arts or Social Science subjects and at least a pass in Mathematics.

(xiv) Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji requires five ‘O’ level credit passes in Government or History and any other Arts or Social Science subjects including a pass in Mathematics

(xv) Kwara State University, Ilorin (KWASU) and University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) require Five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, History/Govt. plus any three others Arts or Social Science subjects.

(xvi) University of Uyo requires credit passes in History or Government, English Language and any two of the following: Literature, Economics, Geography and French

(xvii) Sule Lamido University, Kafin Hausa, Jigawa (SLU) – A credit pass in Geography shall not be compulsory but accepts any three Arts or Social Science subjects.

(xviii) Niger Delta University Yenagoa (NDU) requires at least five credit passes English, History or Government and any other three subjects, two of which must be Art subjects in not more than two sittings.

(xix) Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba requires credit passes in History or Government, English Language, Mathematics and any two subjects from the arts or social sciences.

(xx) Christopher University Mowe requires five O’ level credit passes at not more than two sittings to include English Language, History/Government.

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