WAEC, JAMB Subject Combinations for International Relations

O Level & A Level Requirement – Subject Combination for International Relations; 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/School/College of Social and Management Studies.
  • Probable Degree type – [B.Sc. (Hons]

The admission requirement to study International Relations 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 International Relations?
The subjects needed to study International Relations 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 International Relations must include

  1. English Language
  2. Government or History
  3. Three relevant subjects
  4. A trade subject

 

What is JAMB UTME subject combination (subjects needed) for International Relations?
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 International Relations are

  1. Economics
  2. Literature- in- English
  3. Geography/Government/History.

 

What is Direct Entry requirement (that is the required A-level result you need) to study International Relations?
Two ‘A’ level passes in Social Science subject from Government/History, Economics, Sociology and Business Management

 

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 International Relations, (which is also applicable to NECO and GCE) as well as A-level result/certificate.
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 International Relations are

  1. Achievers University, Owo
  2. Bayero University, Kano Click to read conditions
  3. Baze University
  4. Bowen University, Iwo
  5.  Caleb University, Lagos
  6. Covenant University Ota
  7. Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji
  8. Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike – Enugu State
  9. Gregory University, Uturu
  10. University of Ibadan (UI) Click to read conditions
  11. Landmark University, Omu-Aran
  12. Lead City University, Ibadan
  13. Mcpherson University, Seriki Sotayo, Ajebo
  14. Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu – Osun State
  15. Obong University, Obong Ntak
  16. Southwestern University, Oku Owa
  17. Tansian University, Umunya
  18. Kings University, Ode Omu (UNIKINGS)

Where can I work with a Degree in International Relations? 
I believe you now know the subjects required to study International Relations. 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 International Relations 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 (waiver) for International Relations?
(i) Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria accepts three ‘A’ level/IJMB from any of the following subjects: Government, History, Sociology, Economics, Geography, Arabic, French.

(ii) American University of Nigeria, Yola (AUN) (a) accepts ‘A’ level passes chosen from English Language, Mathematics, Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Literature in English, Government, History, Economics, Geography, Further Mathematics, Technical Drawing, Visual Arts, Computer Studies, Information Technology, Civics, and French. (b) does not accept credit passes in the following; Agriculture, Food and Nutrition, Home Economics, Home Craft, Home management, Physical Education, Physical and Health Education, Music, Commerce, Accounting, Financial Accounting, Book Keeping, Islamic History, Religious Studies, Tajweed, Library Studies, Diction, Kiswahili, Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba, Arabic, Turkish, Study skills. (c) accepts ICGSE and ‘A’ level Cambridge and does not offer admissions direct to 200 level programs. May transfer credits relevant to it’s major at the discretion of the Dean of school

(iii) Bells University of Technology, Otta – Same as in Accounting.

(iv) Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti – Ekiti State – Same as in Political Science.

(v) Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike – Enugu State requires two ‘A’ level passes in Social Science subject from Government or History, Economics, Sociology and Business Management. BSc, BA or HND in Local Government Administration, Public Administration and Political Science.

(vi) Southwestern University, Oku Owa accepts IJMB, NCE, ND, HND or its equivalents.

(vii) Mcpherson University, Seriki Sotayo, Ajebo accepts JUPEB/IJMB (A’ level) or equivalent in related discipline.

(viii) Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu – Osun State accepts NCE with merit passes in relevant subjects.

(ix) Bowen University, Iwo requires two A’ level passes to include Government and any one of Economics, Geography, History and Mathematics.

What is WAEC, NECO, GCE Special consideration (waiver) for International Relations?
(i) Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Government, or History and any other two Social Sciences or Arts Subjects

(ii) Bells University of Technology, Otta – Same as in Accounting.

(v) Covenant University Ota same as in Marketing.

(vi) Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike – Enugu State and Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti – Ekiti State – Same as in Political Science.

(vii) Southwestern University, Oku Owa requires five SSCE credit passes including English Language, Government and Mathematics and any other two relevant subjects.

(viii) Bowen University, Iwo requires five O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Government and any two Social Science subjects selected from Economics, Civics, Geography and History.

What is JAMB UTME Special consideration (waiver) for International Relations?
(i) Bells University of Technology, Otta – Same as in Accounting.

(ii) Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria requires Government/History and any two of Economics, Geography, Civic Education, French, Arabic, IRS and CRS.

(iii) Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti – Ekiti State – Same as in Sociology.

(iv) Southwestern University, Oku Owa requires Mathematics and any two of the following: Economics, History, Government, Geography, Literature in English and French.

(v) BEYARO requires Government or History plus two other Social Science subjects.

(vi) Bowen University, Iwo requires Mathematics, Government/History and Economics.

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