Study Sociology and Anthropology – Under Social Science

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

The admission requirement to study Sociology and Anthropology 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 Sociology and Anthropology?
The subjects needed to study Sociology and Anthropology 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 Sociology and Anthropology is same as Political Science subject combination

 

What is JAMB UTME subject combination (subjects needed) for Sociology and Anthropology?
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 Sociology and Anthropology 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 and Anthropology?
Same as Political Science subject combination

 

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 Sociology and Anthropology, (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 Sociology and Anthropology are

  1. Baze University
  2. University of Benin (UNIBEN)
  3. Benson Idahosa University, Benin City Click to read conditions
  4. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki Click to read conditions
  5. Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT)
  6. Igbinedion University Okada
  7. University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)
  8. Niger Delta University Yenagoa (NDU)
  9. Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife (OAU)
  10. University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
  11. University of Uyo
  12. Yobe State University, Damaturu

Where can I work with a Degree in Sociology and Anthropology? 
I believe you now know the subjects required to study Sociology and Anthropology. 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 Sociology and Anthropology 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 Sociology and Anthropology?
(i) University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) accepts two A’ level passes in Social Sciences or Arts subjects in addition to UTME requirements.

(ii) Ekiti State University and Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU) – No direct entry

(iii) University of Benin (UNIBEN) requires two ‘A’ level passes including any Social Science subject; ND (Upper Credit)/HND (Lower Credit) in relevant Social Science disciplines such as public Administration, Mass Communication; NCE (overall merit) with credit pass in relevant Social Science subject. Direct Entry candidates must satisfy UTME requirements.

(iv) Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki accepts HND, NCE and ND with a minimum of Merit and Upper credit respectively in relevant fields.

(v) University of Uyo accepts ND/HND/NCE in relevant fields plus UTME requirements.

(vi) Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife (OAU) O’ level credit passes from English language,, Mathematics and any three subjects from Economics, Geography, Government, Biology and Chemistry.

(vii) Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK) requires similar requirements as for Econs for both Direct Entry and UTME applicants but a pass in O/L Mathematics is acceptable.

(viii) Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU)- No Direct Entry.

(ix) Benson Idahosa University, Benin City same as Political Science

(x) Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife (OAU) accepts Two ‘A’ level passes in subjects such as Economics, Geography, Government, History

(xi) Crescent University (CUAB) accepts IJAMB at acceptable grade levels.

(xii) Niger Delta University Yenagoa (NDU) accepts: (a) Two ‘A’ level passes in Government, Economics, Religious Knowledge, Geography, and History. (b) National Diploma in related area, provided such diploma is passed at upper credit level. (c) N.C.E. in related area at credit level.

(xiii) Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT) requires two A’ level passes including Government or History plus UTME requirements. Accepts ND in Social Work/Development and Administration, with at least a merit pass plus UTME requirements.

What is WAEC, NECO, GCE Special consideration (waiver)  for Sociology and Anthropology?
(i) Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki requires ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, History/Government/Economics one science subject and any Arts or social science subject.

(ii) Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife (OAU) accepts Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include Mathematics and History or Economics or Geography

(iii) University of Uyo requires at least P.7 in Mathematics

(iv) Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK) requires Five ‘O’ level credits passes to include English Language, Mathematics and any other 3 Arts/Social Science subjects

(v) Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU) require a pass in Mathematics

(vi) University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) requires five O’ level credit passes which must include English Language, one Science subject, and at least three (3) Arts or Social Science subjects.

(vii) Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT) requires a credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Government and any two Arts or Social Science subjects.

(viii) University of Benin (UNIBEN) requires five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics and any two Social Science subjects.

(ix) Benue State University, Makurdi accepts 5 O’ level credit passes from any Social Science or Arts subjects.

(x) Benson Idahosa University, Benin City same as in Political Science.

(xi) Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife (OAU) requires English Language, Mathematics and at least two Social Science and ones Arts subjec

What is JAMB UTME Special consideration (waiver)  for Sociology and Anthropology?
(i) University of Benin (UNIBEN) accepts two Social Science subjects and any other subject.

(ii) Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife (OAU) requires Mathematics, Economics and Geography or Government

(iii) Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki requires Government/History plus two other social science/Arts subject.

(iv) Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT) requires Government.

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