What are the subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Political Science? if you are interested in NECO and WAEC (O level) subjects required for Political Science then am happy to inform you that this post contains all the WAEC as well as NECO subject requirements to study Political Science under the faculty of Social and Management Sciences 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 Political Science under the faculty of Social and Management Sciences that the NECO and WAEC requirements which includes the compulsory subjects needed for Political Science has been published here in this post.
If you are interested in JAMB subject combination for Political Science also, you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Political Science here or use the general approach by checking JAMB subject combination for all courses here.
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WAEC And NECO Subject Requirements for Political Science
The subjects required to study Political Science in both WAEC and NECO are as follows:
Five SSCE credit passes in Government or History, English Language and three other subjects. At least a pass in Mathematics is required
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) ABUAD, GO, OOU, DELSU, UNICAL, OAU, LASU, and EKSU require credit pass in Mathematics. EKSU also requires another Social Science subject apart from Government.
(ii) OAU and UNICAL require credit pass in Government.
(iii) UI requires 5 ‘O’ level credits in Government/History,English. Language and three other subjects plus at least a pass in Mathematics.
(iv) UNICAL requires two Social Science subjects including Government. It does not accept History in lieu of Government.
(v) DELSU and UNN require credit pass in Government and any 2 other subjects plus at least a pass in Mathematics. Does not accept History in lieu of Government.
(vi) EBSU requires credit pass Mathematics and two other subject.
(vii) AAUA accepts National Diploma in related Discipline at Upper Credit level.
(viii) JABU accepts a pass in Mathematics.
(ix) COVENANT same as Marketing.
(x) ABU requires five O/level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Government or History, and any other two Social Sciences or Arts Subject.
(xi) KASU requires a credit in Mathematics.
(xii) ABSU requires Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Government or History and any three subjects from Arts, Social Science subject and at least a pass in Mathematics
(xiii) REDEEMER’S requires Five ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Government or History and two other subjects.
(xiv) KWASU accepts credit passes in English, Mathematics, Government/History and two other social science subjects or one Arts and 1 social science subject.
(xv) UNILAG requires five credit passes to include English Language, mathematics, Government plus two other subjects from Economics, Geography, History, Literature in English, CRS/IRS.
(xvi) UMYUK requires five credit passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English Language, Mathematics, Government or History and any other two credits in Arts/Social Science subjects in not more than two sittings.
(xvii) KSU – Credit pass in Mathematics is required.
(xviii) FED-LAFIA – Same as in Sociology.
(xix) BOWEN requires five credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Government and one social science subjects.
(xx) ESUTECH requires five credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Government and two social science subjects.
(xxi) EDWIN CLARK requires five credit passes to include English Language, Economics, Government and any other two subjects plus at least a pass in Mathematics.
The O level (WAEC and NECO) requirements posted above may only apply to Political Science under the faculty of Social and Management Sciences. If the Political Science 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 Political Science
This section contains the list of universities that offer Political Science in Nigeria. These are basically schools that accepts the WAEC and NECO requirements for Political Science posted above.
The following are the list of schools that offer Political Science:
- Abia State University, Uturu
- Achievers University, Owo
- Adamawa State University, Mubi
- Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba
- Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti
- Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
- Akwa Ibom State University
- Al-Qalam University, Katsina, Katsina, Katsina
- Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
- Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University
- Babcock University
- Bauchi State University, Gadau
- Baze University
- Benson Idahosa University
- Benue State University, Makurdi
- Bingham University
- Bowen University
- Caleb University
- Caritas University
- Chrisland University
- Christopher University
- Covenant University, Ota
- Delta State University, Abraka
- Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
- Edwin Clark University
- Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti
- Enugu State University of Science and Technology
- Federal University, Gashua
- Federal University, Birnin Kebbi
- Federal University, Dutsin-Ma
- Federal University, Lafia
- Fountain University, Oshogbo
- Godfrey Okoye University
- Gombe State University
- Gregory University, Uturu, Uturu
- Hezekiah University
- Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai
- Igbinedion University
- Joseph Ayo Babalola University
- Kaduna State University
- Kings University
- Kogi State University, Anyigba
- Lagos State University
- Madonna University
- Nasarawa State University, Keffi
- Niger Delta University, Wilberforce
- Nigerian Police Academy, Wudil, Kano State, Wudil, Kano State, Kano State
- Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
- Novena University
- Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
- Obong University
- Oduduwa University
- Olabisi Onabanjo University
- Redeemers University
- Renaissance University
- Ritman University
- Sokoto State University
- SouthWestern University
- Summit University, Offa offa
- Tansian University
- Umaru Musa Yaradua University, Katsina
- University of Benin, Benin City
- University of Ibadan
- University of Ilorin, Ilorin
- University of Jos
- University of Lagos, Lagos
- University of Maiduguri
- University of Mkar
- University of Nigeria, Nsukka
- University of Uyo
- Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Sokoto
- Wellspring University
- Wesley University of Science and Technology
- Yobe State University