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Requirements to Study History and Diplomacy

Admission Requirement to Study History and Diplomacy; 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 History and Diplomacy in Nigeria Universities, you must fulfil 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. The Federal High Court has declared Post UTME illegal. University admission would be based on 180 or 190 cut-off marks as announced by Joint Admission and Matriculation Board. Don’t expect any JAMB score upgrade. Without Post UTME, you should expect a strict and rigid admission screening if you don’t meet up the document requirements

What is O level/WAEC subject combinations (requirement) for History and Diplomacy?

You must have Five credit in subjects needed to study History and Diplomacy in WAEC. This subject combination is also applicable to NECO AND GCE… The core O level that is the compulsory WAEC subject combinations for History and Diplomacy must include:

  1. English Language
  2. Geography
  3. Government History
  4. A trade subject


What is JAMB UTME subject combination (subject needed) for History and Diplomacy?
You should aim for a score of 200 and above in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side. (Just an advice). If you score 180 and above in this recent JAMB UTME- All is well with you, but if your score is below 180, Please consider College or Polytechnic.. Don’t expect JAMB score upgrade. White collar Scammers are everywhere. JAMB is not the only option for admission. If you’re having troubles passing JAMB UTME maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB or Predegree. JAMB UTME subject combinations for History and Diplomacy are

  1. History/Govt
  2. Any other two subjects from Arts and Social Science


What is Direct Entry requirement (that is the required A level result you need) to study History and Diplomacy?
(i) Two ‘A’ level passes/NCE (Upper Credit) in History, Govt and any other related subject.
(ii) Diploma in International Affairs/Strategic Studies or related discipline

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 combinations 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 History and Diplomacy, (which is also applicable to NECO and GCE) as well as A level result/certificate. Do you know which Universities in Nigeria offer History and Diplomacy?
According 2017/2018 JAMB Brochure, only Niger Delta University Yenagoa (NDU) offers History and Diplomacy

Course Description for History and Diplomacy: 
I’m still working on a number of things. Description for this course will be added later on. But if you’re willing to add a description,  I will greatly appreciate.

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

The general WAEC, NECO or GCE core subject combination for History and Diplomacy have been listed above but, 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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