Do you want to study Philosophy? Are you looking for JAMB or WAEC subject combination for Philosophy? If so, am happy to inform you that JAMB and WAEC Subject combination for Philosophy has been released and is now available.


All JAMB and WAEC candidates who are interested in studying or having a career in Philosophy are hereby informed that JAMB and WAEC subject combination for Philosophy for 2020/2021 academic session has been released.

What is Philosophy about?

The study of philosophy will enable you to think carefully, critically, and with clarity, take a logical approach to addressing challenging questions and examining hard issues, reason well and evaluate the reasoning of others, discuss sensibly, and write effectively.

The skills that philosophy teaches you will always be in high demand: you will learn to think, write, and challenge with intelligence.

JAMB UTME Subject Combination for Philosophy

For you to be on a safe side it is better if you aim for a score of 180 – 200 and above in JAMB UTME because anything short of that may deny you of Admission/Post UTME. Of course, if you have a score below 180, you can consider College of Education or Polytechnic.

JAMB UTME subject combination (subject to write in jamb) for Philosophy are

  1. Use of English
  2. Government
  3.  Any other two subjects

O level/WAEC Subject Combination for Philosophy

The subjects needed to study Philosophy in WAEC must contain five (5) credit. This subject combination is also applicable to NECO AND GCE.

The O level requirement that is the compulsory WAEC subject combination for Philosophy are:

Five (5) SSC credit passes in

  1. Government or History,
  2. English Language
  3. and three (3) other subjects. A pass in Mathematics is required.

Places Where One can work with a Degree in Philosophy

Graduates can enter law, finance, business, medicine, journalism, education, academia, and more
Various Career opportunities in Philosophy include;
  • Barrister
  • Chaplain
  • Civil Service fast streamer
  • Health service manager
  • Local government officer
  • Marketing executive
  • Newspaper journalist
  • Paralegal
  • Psychotherapist
  • Recruitment consultant
  • Solicitor

List of Nigeria Universities Offering Philosophy.

Below contains various Universities in Nigeria that one can study Philosophy and they are as follows;

  • Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko
  • Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot-Akpaden
  • Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
  • Anambra State University, Uli
  • Augustine University, Ilara, Lagos
  • Benue State University, Makurdi
  • Bigard Memorial Seminary, Enugu (Affliated To University Of Ibadan, Oyo State
  • Bowen University, Iwo
  • Caleb University, Imota
  • Claretain Institute Of Philosophy, Nekede (Affliated To Evan University, Owerr
  • Delta State University, Abraka
  • Dominican Institute, Samonda, Ibadan (Affliated To University Of Ibadan, Oyo St
  • Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
  • Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti
  • Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State
  • Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State
  • Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State
  • Fountain University, Osogbo
  • Godfrey Okoye University, Urgwuomu- Nike
  • Imo State University, Owerri
  • Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji
  • Kogi State University, Anyigba
  • Madonna University, Okija
  • Niger Delta University , Wilberforce Island
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
  • Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye
  • Pope John Major Seminary, Okpun, Awka (Affliated To Nnamdi Azikiwe Univers
  • Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa, Edo State
  • Seat Of Wisdom Seminary, Owerri (Affliated To Evan University, Owerri, Imo S
  • Seminary Of All Saints, Uhiele, Ekpoma, Edo State (Affiliated To University Of B
  • Spiritan School Of Philosophy, Issienu, Nsukka, (Affliated To University Of Nige
  • St-Joseph Major Seminary , Ikot-Ekpene (Affliated To University Of Uyo, Akwa-
  • Tansain University, Oba, Anambra State
  • University Of Abuja,Abuja
  • University Of Benin, Benin City
  • University Of Calabar, Calabar
  • University Of Ibadan, Ibadan
  • University Of Lagos
  • University Of Nigeria Nsukka
  • University Of Port-Harcourt
  • University Of Uyo
  • Veritas University, Abuja

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