Study Education and Political Science

O Level & A Level Requirement – Subject Combination for Education and Political Science including the List of Nigeria Universities Offering the Course, WAEC, NECO, GCE, JAMB UTME, Direct Entry, IJBM, JUPEB, CAMBRIDGE, NABTEB, Course Description and Career Opportunities 

 

Note
  • JAMB officially classified this course under Faculty of Education.
  • Probable Degree type – [B. ED/B.A.(Educ.)/B.Sc. (Educ.)/B.Ed. (Tech)]

The admission requirement to study Education and Political Science in Nigeria Universities includes one or a combination of ‘O’ level results or A-level result if you’re going through Direct Entry. This page will literally answer questions such as WAEC subject combination, JAMB UTME subject combination, Direct Entry requirements, Special consideration (waivers), where you can work with the degree and the required documents for admission into Nigeria universities. If you’re still having difficulties with getting admission in Nigeria Universities, we have some post that may be of benefit to you.

 

What is O level/WAEC subject combination (requirement) for Education and Political Science?
The subjects needed to study Education and Political Science 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 Education and Political Science must include

  1. English Language
  2. Government/ History
  3. Three other subjects.
  4. A Trade Subject

 

What is JAMB UTME subject combination (subjects needed) for Education and Political Science?
You should aim for a score of 180 – 200 and above in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side (Just an advice) 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… Please note – JAMB is not the only option for admission. If you’re having troubles JAMB UTME maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB, ND or Predegree. JAMB UTME subject combination (subject to write in jamb) for Education and Political Science are

  1. Government or History
  2. Plus 2 other Arts or Social Science subjects

 

What is Direct Entry requirement (that is the required A-level result you need) to study Education and Political Science?
(i) Two ‘A’ level passes in relevant subjects chosen from Government or History, Economics and Geography/Physics.
(ii) NCE merit pass in Govt./History, Economics and Geography/Physics

 

Just a reminder: Everything 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 combination above, perhaps you should consider taking a look at Polytechnic or College of Education related course subject requirements. 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.

 

So now that you know the compulsory WAEC, JAMB subject combination for Education and Political Science, (which is also applicable to NECO and GCE) as well as A-level result/certificate. Do you know which Universities in Nigeria offer Education and Political Science?
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

List of Nigeria Universities offering Education and Political Science are

  1. Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
  2. Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba
  3. Abia State University, Uturu
  4. College of Education, Agbor
  5. Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin
  6. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli
  7. University of Benin (UNIBEN)
  8. Benson Idahosa University, Benin City Click to read conditions
  9. University of Calabar (UNICAL)
  10. Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU) Click to read conditions
  11. Emmanuel Alayande College of Education, Oyo State
  12. EDALV
  13. Federal University, Gusau Zamfara (FUGUS)
  14. Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State (FUKASHERE)
  15. Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike – Enugu State
  16. Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni
  17. University of Ibadan (UI) Click to read conditions
  18. College of Education, Ikere Ekiti
  19. Osun State College of Education, Ila-Orangun
  20. Kwara State College of education, Ilorin (KWCOED)
  21. Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU) Click to read conditions
  22. Niger Delta University Yenagoa (NDU)
  23. Nwafor Orizu College of Education in Nsugbe, Anambra State
  24. Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife (OAU)
  25. Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye
  26. Osun State College of Education Ilesa
  27. University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT)
  28. Tansian University, Umunya
  29. Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu Ode (TASUED) Click to read conditions
  30. Ekiti State University
  31. University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
  32. Osun State University Osogbo (UNIOSUN)
  33. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK)
  34. University of Uyo
  35. College of Education, Warri (COEWARRI)

 

Where can I work with a Degree in Education and Political Science? 
I believe you now know the subjects required to study Education and Political Science. I urge you to also find out where you can work with the degree. Please take your time to read The Act of Getting a Job – so you would know what you’re up against after graduating. Career opportunities will be added soon.

 

The SSCE O level and A-level subject needed to study Education and Political Science have been listed above. Yet, 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 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.

Special Consideration
What is Direct Entry Special Consideration to study Education and Political Science?
(i) Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU) accepts merit in two teaching subjects at NCE one of which must be Political Science / Government.

(ii) Abia State University, Uturu accepts pass in Mathematics.

(iii) Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU), University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT) & University of Uyo – No Direct Entry.

(iv) University of Uyo and University of Calabar (UNICAL) accept NCEmerit and above in Political Science or Government plus UTME requirements.

(v) Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma require a pass in ‘O’ level Mathematic

(vi) University of Benin (UNIBEN) requires: 2/3 NCE merit passes including Government/History plus 3/2 O/L passes including English Language and Mathematics at one sittings.

(vii) Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeniaccepts two A’ level credit in Arts and Social Science subjects. Credit passes in NCE, ND. (viii) Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU) accepts NCE(Merit) in Government/History, Geography, Social Studies or Political Science.

(ix) Benson Idahosa University, Benin City in addition to the O’ level requirements specified, a minimum of two relevant subjects passed at GCE Advanced level or NCE (3 merits) in relevant field not below credit level is required.

(x) Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu Ode (TASUED) requires THREE ‘A’ level passes/NCE Credit/Merit to include Government or History. *ND/HND with upper credit in Public Administration or Local Government.

(xi) Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife (OAU) accepts two ‘A’ level credit including Government and one other Social Science subject. or NCE with credit/merit passes in Political Science combined with any other Social Science or professional subject.

(xii) Osun State University Osogbo (UNIOSUN) accepts two ‘A’ level credit including Government and one other Social Science or Arts subject or NCE and approved equivalents in relevant subjects with at least lower credit may be considered.

(xiii) Niger Delta University Yenagoa (NDU) – Same as Vocational and Technical Education.

(xiv) Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba accepts: (a) two ‘A’ levels chosen from Government/History Economics Geography. (b) NCE Merit passes in Government/History Economics Geography. (c) National Diploma at Credit level inPublic Administration

What is WAEC, NECO, GCE Special Consideration to study Education and Political Science?
(i) Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye accepts TC II with merit/credit in English, Mathematics and three other subjects.

(ii) University of Uyo, Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU), University of Calabar (UNICAL), EDALV, University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT) and University of Abuja, Gwagwalada require at least a pass in ‘O’ level Mathematics

(iii) Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife (OAU) requiresFive ‘O’ level credit/merit. Credit passes must include Government, English Language and Mathematics or Five TC II credit/merit passes must include English Language, Mathematics and Social Studies.-History is mandatory.

(iv) Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni, Osun State University Osogbo (UNIOSUN) and University of Calabar (UNICAL) do not accept History in lieu of Government.

(v) University of Benin (UNIBEN), Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU), Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye and Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU) require’O’ level credit in Mathematics. University of Benin (UNIBEN) requires any Social Science subject. (vi) University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT) requires one of Economics, Commerce or Geography/Physics. (v) Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU) requires Credit Passes in Mathematics.

(vi) Benson Idahosa University, Benin City requires a credit in Mathematics (vii) Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU) requires credit in Mathematics.

(viii) Abia State University, Uturu requires Five SSCE credit to include English Language, Government or History and any three subjects, and at least a pass in Mathematics

(viv) Osun State University Osogbo (UNIOSUN) requires Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE) or its equivalents with credit level passes in five (5) subjects: English Language and Mathematics to form the core subjects, with credit in three (3) other relevant Art or Social Science subject at not more than two sittings. The candidate must earn an acceptable score in the UTME

What is JAMB UTME Special Consideration to study Education and Political Science?
(i) University of Benin (UNIBEN) accepts one Social Science subject and any other subject.

(ii) Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife (OAU) requires Govt. and any two of Economics, Geography/Physics and Mathematics.

(iii) Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni requires Government and any other two Arts or Social Science subjects.

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