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Study Mass Communication – Under Social Science

Admission Requirement to Study Mass Communication – 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 fulfil the admission requirements which must include one or a combination of ‘O’ level results. This page will literally answer questions such as WAEC subject combination, JAMB UTME subject combination, Direct Entry requirements, Special consideration (waivers), Course description and the required documents for admission into Nigeria universities. And if you’re still having difficulties with getting admission in Nigeria, maybe it’s time you consider studying online or study abroad for free through scholarships

What is O level/WAEC subject combinations (requirement) for Mass Communication?
You must have Five credit in subjects needed to study Mass Communication in WAEC. This subject combination is also applicable to NECO AND GCE… The core O level that is the compulsory WAEC subject combinations for Mass Communication must include

  1. English Language
  2. Four other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences
  3. A trade subject



What is JAMB UTME subject combination (subjects needed) for Mass Communication?
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 Mass Communication are

  1. Any three Arts or Social Science subjects


What is Direct Entry requirement (that is the required A level result you need) to study Mass Communication?
Two ‘A’ level passes in Arts or Social Science subjects


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 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 Mass Communication, (which is also applicable to NECO and GCE) as well as A level result/certificate. Do you know which Universities in Nigeria offer Mass Communication?
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

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Nigeria Universities offering Mass Communication are

  1. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  2. Achievers University, Owo
  3. Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin
  4. Anchor University Ayobo Lagos State
  5. Adeleke University Ede (AUE)
  6. American University of Nigeria, Yola (AUN)
  7. Babcock University,Ilishan-Remo
  8. Bayero University, Kano
  9. Baze University
  10. Benson Idahosa University, Benin City
  11. Bowen University, Iwo
  12.  Benue State University, Makurdi
  13. Caleb University, Lagos
  14. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli
  15. Crawford University Igbesa
  16. Crown Hill University Eiyenkorin, Kwara State
  17. Crescent University (CUAB)
  18. Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU)
  19. Dominican University Ibadan Oyo State
  20. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
  21. Edwin Clark University, Kaigbodo
  22. Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin
  23. Federal University, Ndifu-Alike Ebonyi State (FUNAI)
  24. Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State
  25. Fountain University, Oshogbo
  26. Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike – Enugu State
  27. Gregory University, Uturu, Igbinedion University Okada
  28. University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)
  29. Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU)
  30. Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji
  31. Kaduna State University, Kaduna (KASU)
  32. Kola Daisi University Ibadan, Oyo State
  33. Kogi State University Anyigba
  34. Kwara State University, Ilorin (KWASU)
  35. University of Lagos (UNILAG)
  36. Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU)
  37. Mcpherson University, Seriki Sotayo, Ajebo
  38. University of Mkar, Mkar
  40. Novena University, Ogume
  41. Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja
  42. Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu – Osun State
  43. Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye
  44. Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos
  45. Paul University, Awka – Anambra State
  46. Redeemer’s University, Mowe
  47. Renaissance University, Enugu
  48. Rhema University, Obeama-Asa – Rivers State
  49. Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa
  50. Southwestern University, Oku Owa
  51. Tansian University, Umunya
  52. Taraba State University, Jalingo (TSUJ)
  53. UNIZIK
  54. University of Uyo
  55. Veritas University, Abuja
  56. Wesley University of Science & Technology, Ondo
  57. Western Delta University, Oghara Delta State

Course Description for Mass Communication : 
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 Mass Communication ? 
Having a Degree in Mass Communication 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 Mass Communication 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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