Requirements for International Relations and Diplomacy

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This page contains official 2019/2020 WAEC and JAMB subject combination (admission requirements) for International Relations and Diplomacy, including the List of Nigeria Universities Offering this Course, A level requirements and much more.

 

Course International Relations and Diplomacy
Qualification [B.Sc. (Hons]
Duration 3 – 4 Years
Suitability Art and Commercial Students
Cut off mark Varies
Entrance Very Competitive
Related courses International Relations and Diplomacy related courses
Job Availability High and Competitive

 

On this page, I will guide you on the required O level subject combination to study International Relations and Diplomacy. if you are a returning visitor, you can skip reading repetitive paragraphs.

 

You must be a Commercial student or an Art student with a good background Commercial subjects for you to study International Relations and Diplomacy 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!

 




WAEC subject combination (requirements) for International Relations and Diplomacy

You’re expected to have at least 5 credits on the required WAEC subject combination needed to study International Relations and Diplomacy in Nigeria universities. This subject combination is also applicable to other O’level exams such as NECO AND GCE. The O level requirement, that is, the required WAEC subject combination for International Relations and Diplomacy must include:

  1. English Language
  2. Government
  3. History
  4. Three relevant subjects
  5. A trade subject

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These listed subjects are compulsory for anyone writing WAEC and other O level examinations. I will advise you to include a Language in your O level subjects. For the record, if you are one of those students seeking admission into any universities, college or polytechnics in Lagos State, Yoruba Language is compulsory for International Relations and Diplomacy. So now that you know the compulsory O level subject requirement to study this course, let also look at JAMB UTME and Direct requirements.

 

JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for International Relations and Diplomacy

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is a body responsible for your admission into the University or other institutions. Now I’m going to show you the compulsory JAMB subjects for International Relations and Diplomacy that you must register (English must be included because it is compulsory even though it may not be listed among the JAMB subjects below), and I will honestly advise you to aim for a score of 200 and above in JAMB UTME instead of 180 to be on a safe side because anything short of that may deny you of Admission/Post UTME. Of course, if you have a score below 180, you can consider the College of Education or Polytechnic… Read how to answer and pass JAMB once.

Please note– If Mathematics is not listed among the Jamb subject on this post, then Mathematics is not compulsory for this course. JAMB is not the only option to gain admission into Nigerian Universities to study International Relations and Diplomacy. If you’re having troubles with JAMB UTME, maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB, ND, HND or Predegree. JAMB UTME subject combination to study International Relations and Diplomacy must include:

  1. Economics
  2. Literature- in- English
  3. Geography/Government/History.

 




Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study International Relations and Diplomacy

If you’re one of those seeking admission into the University to further your studies, in addition to the required WAEC subjects combination for this course, you are expected to have  Two ‘A’ level passes in Social Science subject from Government/History, Economics, Sociology and Business Management

 

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If you have your O level result already and the subjects you have is not the same with the admission requirement that is the required O level subject combinations to study this course, don’t give up. You should consider other International Relations and Diplomacy similar courses or take a look at Polytechnic or College of Education related courses.

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 read useful guides on how to choose a course and university

These are the list of Universities offering International Relations and Diplomacy in Nigeria

  1. Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti – Ekiti State
  2. Salem University, Lokoja

 

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Cut-off Mark for International Relations and Diplomacy course

As you can see, more than one University offers International Relations and Diplomacy. This means the cut-off mark for International Relations and Diplomacy varies. You can check these universities JAMB UTME cut off marks here. International Relations and Diplomacy is a good course and you can also check the top best commercial courses. This should not influence you. Follow your heart or seek my counsel.

 

International Relations and Diplomacy is how many years course and under which faculty?

Depending on your mode of entry, International Relations and Diplomacy is a three to four years course in Nigeria. According to JAMB, International Relations and Diplomacy is under the Faculty/School/College of Social and Management Studies but may be under a different faculty in some universities.

 

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Can a science or art student study International Relations and Diplomacy?

Yes! If you are a Science, Commercial or an Art student, you can study International Relations and Diplomacy at the university provided you have the required subjects combination in your O level result. If you’re still in secondary school, you may find it difficult to change subjects to fit your desired course during WAEC registration because some schools may go against it.

Also, during WAEC or NECO registration make sure you know which subjects are been registered for you because some secondary schools are ignorant about the importance of O level requirements for university courses. Another alternative way to register the required subject combinations for International Relations and Diplomacy is through GCE.

 


Special Consideration

Now I am confident that you know the compulsory subjects needed to study International Relations and Diplomacy in WAEC. But note this — 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 International Relations and Diplomacy below if available. Please take note that when you see Check, it simply means the special consideration for International Relations and Diplomacy 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) for International Relations and Diplomacy
(i) Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria accepts two ‘A’ level/IJMB passes which must include Government or History.

(ii) American University of Nigeria, Yola (AUN): (a) accepts ‘A’ level passes chosen from English Language, Mathematics, Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Literature in English, Government, History, Economics, Geography, Further Mathematics, Technical Drawing, Visual Arts, Computer Studies, Information Technology, Civics, and French. (b) does not accept credit in the following; Agriculture, Food and Nutrition, Home Economics, Home Craft, Home management, Physical Education, Physical and Health Education, Music, Commerce, Accounting, Financial Accounting, Book Keeping, Islamic History, Religious Studies, Tajweed, Library Studies, Diction, Kiswahili, Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba, Arabic, Turkish, Study skills. (c) accepts ICGSE and ‘A’ level Cambridge and does not offer admissions direct to 200 level programs. May transfer credits relevant to it’s major at the discretion of the Dean of school

(iii) Bells University of Technology, Otta – Same as in Accounting.

(iv) Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti – Ekiti State – Same as in International Relations and Diplomacy.

(v) Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike – Enugu State requires two ‘A’ level passes in Social Science subject from Government or History, Economics, Sociology and Business Management. BSc, BA or HND in Local Government Administration, Public Administration and International Relations and Diplomacy.

What is WAEC, NECO, GCE Special consideration (waiver) for International Relations and Diplomacy
(i)   Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria requires Five ‘O’ level credit to include English Language, Government, or History Economics and preferably French or Arabic with a least a pass in Mathematics

(ii) Bells University of Technology, Otta – Same as in Accounting.

(iii) Covenant University Ota same as in Marketing.

(iv) Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike – Enugu State and Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti – Ekiti State – Same as in International Relations and Diplomacy.

What is JAMB UTME Special consideration (waiver) for International Relations and Diplomacy
(i) Bells University of Technology, Otta – Same as in Accounting.

(ii) Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria requires Economics, Government/History and other subject from French or Arabic.

(iii) Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti – Ekiti State – Same as in Sociology.


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