Admission Requirement to Study Sociology – Under Social Science; including WAEC, NECO, GCE, JAMB UTME, Direct Entry, IJBM, JUPEB, CAMBRIDGE, NABTEB Subject Combinations, Course Description and Career Opportunities 


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To study this course in Nigeria Universities, you must have fulfilled the admission requirements which must include one or a combination of ‘O’ level results. Such as WAEC, NECO and GCE or ‘A’ level result such as Direct Entry, IJBM, JUBEB, CAMBRIDGE etc and other required documents for admission

What is WAEC, NECO or GCE subject combination (requirement) to study Sociology?  
You must have Five credit in WAEC, NECO, or GCE (in one or two sitting) to study Sociology. The core O/level and most importantly WAEC subject combinations for Sociology is same as Political Science subject combination

What is JAMB UTME subject combination (subjects needed) to study Sociology?
You should aim for a score of 200 and above in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side. (Just an advice). JAMB UTME subject combinations (that is the secondary subjects you must choose during JAMB registration) to study Sociology are

  1. Any three subjects from Arts or Social Science


What is Direct Entry requirement (that is the required A level result you need) to study Sociology?
Same as Political Science subject combination

Just a reminderEverything you have read so far is a general requirement, it is expedient that you also check the special consideration for this course below. If for some reasons you are not satisfied or cannot meet up with the subject combinations above, perhaps you should consider taking a look at Polytechnic or or College of Education related course subject requirements. Staying at home is your choice.

So now that you know the compulsory secondary school subjects needed in your WAEC to study Sociology, (which is also applicable to NECO and GCE) as well as A level result/certificate. Do you know which Nigeria Universities offer Sociology?
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
Nigeria Universities offering Sociology are

  1. Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
  2. Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba
  3. Abia State University, Uturu
  4. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  5. Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti – Ekiti State
  6. University of Abuja, Gwagwalada
  7. Achievers University, Owo
  8. Al-Qalam University, Katsina
  9. Bauchi State University, Gadau
  10. Bayero University, Kano
  11. ECWA Bingham University, New Karu
  12. Bowen University, Iwo
  13. Benue State University, Makurdi
  14. University of Calabar (UNICAL)
  15. Caritas University, Enugu
  16. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli
  17. Covenant University Ota
  18. Crawford University Igbesa
  19. Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU)
  20. Edo University Iyamo
  21. Ekiti State University
  22. Eastern Palm University Ogboko, Imo State
  23. Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina (FUDUSOK)
  24. Federal University Gashua, Yobe (FUGASHUA)
  25. Federal University, Gusau Zamfara (FUGUS)
  26. Federal University, Birnin Kebbi (FUBK)
  27. Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State (FULAFIA)
  28. Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State
  29. Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State (FUWUKARI)
  30. Fountain University, Oshogbo
  31. Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike – Enugu State
  32. Gregory University, Uturu
  33. Gombe State University, Gombe
  34. University of Ibadan (UI)
  35. University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)
  36. Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU)
  37. Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji
  38. University of Jos (UNIJOS)
  39. Kaduna State University, Kaduna (KASU)
  40. Kogi State University Anyigba
  41. Kwara State University, Ilorin (KWASU)
  42. University of Lagos (UNILAG)
  43. Landmark University, Omu-Aran
  44. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai (IBBU)
  45. Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU)
  46. Lead City University, Ibadan
  47. Legacy University, Okija Anambra State
  48. Madonna University, Okija
  49. University of Mkar, Mkar
  50. Nasarawa State University Keffi (NSUK)
  51. Novena University, Ogume
  52. Obong University, Obong Ntak
  53. Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye
  54. Paul University, Awka – Anambra State
  55. University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT)
  56. Nigeria Police Academy Wudil
  57. Redeemer’s University, Mowe
  58. Rhema University, Obeama-Asa – Rivers State
  59. Ritman University, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom
  60. Sokoto State University, Taraba State University Jalingo (TSUJ)
  61. Usumanu Danfodiyo University (UDUSOK)
  62. Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina (UMYU)
  63. Hezekiah University, Umudi
  64. Osun State University Osogbo (UNIOSUN)
  65. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK)
  66. Western Delta University, Oghara Delta State
  67. Yobe State University, Damaturu

Course Description for Sociology: 
We are still working on a number of things. We will add a description for this course later on. But if you’re willing to add a description, we will appreciate.

Where can I work with a Degree in Sociology? 
Having a Degree in Sociology does not limit you to a particular work environment. Career opportunities will be added soon.

The general WAEC, NECO or GCE core subject combinations for Sociology have been listed above. Yet, some Universities may accept Pass 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.

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