What are the subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Philosophy? if you are interested in NECO and WAEC (O level) subjects required for Philosophy then am happy to inform you that this post contains all the WAEC as well as NECO subject requirements to study Philosophy under the faculty of Arts and Humanities in the university.
This is to inform all aspirants who wish to apply for admission in Nigeria into any of federal, state or private owned universities to study Philosophy under the faculty of Arts and Humanities that the NECO and WAEC requirements which includes the compulsory subjects needed for Philosophy has been published here in this post.
If you are interested in JAMB subject combination for Philosophy also, you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Philosophy here or use the general approach by checking JAMB subject combination for all courses here.
Other Useful Resources
You can also check out other JAMB and WAEC resources below:
- WAEC Syllabus for All Subjects
- JAMB Syllabus For All Subjects
- JAMB Recommended Textbooks For All Subjects
- WAEC Result Released Date
- How To Check Your WAEC Result
- JAMB Form | JAMB Registration Form Procedures
- JAMB News | Latest News From JAMB Today
WAEC And NECO Subject Requirements for Philosophy
The subjects required to study Philosophy in both WAEC and NECO are as follows:
Five SSCE credit passes to include English language and four other relevant subjects.
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) UNILAG and UNIPORT require a credit pass in Mathematics.
(ii) AAUA, EKSU, OOU, UI, LASU, AAU, OAU, KSU, and IMSU also require at least a pass in Mathematics.
(iii) UI and UNILAG requires 5 ‘O’ credit passes to include English Language and one arts subject.
(iv) OAU requires five “O” level credit passes to include English Language, one Arts subject and a pass in Mathematics..
(v) UNIBEN requires five O level credit passes or five Merit level passes in T.C. II at not more than two sittings. subjects should include English Language and any two other subjects from Arts or Social Sciences. At least a pass in Mathematics is required.
(vi) BSU requires five ‘O’ level credit passes in Social Science including English Language.
(vii) NDU requires five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language and any other four subjects, two of Arts/Social Science.
(viii) UHIELE requires five O’ level credit passes to include English Language, at least a pass in Mathematics and any two other Arts or Social Science subjects. Candidates MUST be sponsored by a Catholic Diocese.
(ix) BU requires five O level credit passes to include English Language and any two other subjects from Arts, Social Sciences or Science. At least a pass in Mathematics or Physics is required.
(x) UNIUYO requires a credit pass in one Science subjects and at least a pass in Mathematics.
(xi) FUL requires credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Literature in English and any other relevant subjects.
The O level (WAEC and NECO) requirements posted above may only apply to Philosophy under the faculty of Arts and Humanities. If the Philosophy you intend in studying is in another faculty, the subject requirements may be different from the one on this page. You can check JAMB brochure for all faculties here.
List of Schools That Offer Philosophy
This section contains the list of universities that offer Philosophy in Nigeria. These are basically schools that accepts the WAEC and NECO requirements for Philosophy posted above.
The following are the list of schools that offer Philosophy:
- Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba
- Akwa Ibom State University
- Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
- Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University
- Augustine University
- Benue State University, Makurdi
- Bowen University
- Delta State University, Abraka
- Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti
- Federal University, Lafia
- Federal University, Ndufu-Alike
- Federal University, Wukari
- Fountain University, Oshogbo
- Imo State University, Owerri
- Joseph Ayo Babalola University
- Kogi State University, Anyigba
- Lagos State University
- Madonna University
- National Open University of Nigeria
- Niger Delta University, Wilberforce
- Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
- Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
- Olabisi Onabanjo University
- Samuel Adegboyega University
- Tansian University
- University of Abuja
- University of Benin, Benin City
- University of Calabar
- University of Ibadan
- University of Lagos, Lagos
- University of Port Harcourt
- University of Uyo
- Veritas University, Abuja