History - Faculty of Arts & Humanities

This entire page attempts to cover the List of Schools that offer History under the Faculty of Arts & Humanities in Nigeria.

We will also talk about;
- The subject combinations needed to study History
- JAMB UTME Subjects and Requirements
- O'Level Subjects and Requirements
- Direct Entry Requirements
- and other information you require to successfully gain admission to study History.

You need to read the entire content of this page to get all the knowledge your require for this course.

History can be studied under the Arts & Humanities in the following Nigerian Universities;

Subject Combination / JAMB UTME Requirements


In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study History under the Faculty of Arts & Humanities in the above Universities include;

History and any other two subjects from Arts and Social Sciences.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) ABU requires Use of English, History or Government and any other two Arts or Social Science subjects.

(ii) UNIABUJA and FULOKOJA accept Government in lieu of History.

(iii) UNIBEN accepts History or Government, one Arts subject and any other subject.

(iv) FUL requires History/Government and any other two subjects from Arts & Social Science.

(v) FULOKOJA accepts Five SSC credit passes in not more than 2 sittings to include History/Government, English Language and any other three from Arts or Social Sciences.

(vi) FUDMA require English Language, History/Government/Civic Education and any two subjects from Arts or Social Sciences.

(vii) OAU requires History and any two (2) Arts subjects.

(viii) SAU accepts Government in lieu of History.

(ix) UNIZIK requires Literature in English, History/ Government and any other Arts or Social Science subject.

(x) UNN accepts History or Government and two other Arts or Social Science subjects.

(xi) UNIMAID requires History/Civic/Government and any other two (2) subjects.

(xii) UMYU requires History, Government or Civic Education and any other Arts or Social Science subject.

(xiii) KASU requires History or government and two other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences 

(xiv) SSU requires History or Government and any other two Arts or Social science Subjects.

O'Level Requirements


The O'level subject combination and requirements needed to study History;

You require;

Five (5) SSCE credit passes to include History and English Language.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(xi) ABU requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, History or Government.

(xii) FUDMA requires Five ‘O’ level Credits to include: History/ Government/Civic Education, English Language, Mathematics and any other two subjects from Arts or Social Sciences.

(xiii) FUL requires Five (5) Credit passes at SSCE, GCE, NECO and NABTEB O’ Level examination in, English Language, Mathematics, History/Government/ CRK/IRK, and any other O ‘Level subjects in not more than two sittings

(xiv) FULOKOJA requires Five SSC credit passes to include History/Government, English Language and any other three from Arts or Social Sciences.

(xv) UI accepts five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes at one sitting or six (6) ‘O’ Level credit passes at two (2) sittings to include English Language, History, Government, and any other subjects from the Arts and Social Sciences. The sixth (6th) could be from Science.

(xvi) KASU requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, History or government and two other subjects in Arts or Social sciences.

(xvii) SSU requires Five (5) SSC credit passes to include English Language and Mathematics, History/Government/Civic Education, and any other two (2) Arts or Social Science subjects at not more than two sittings​​​​​​​.

(xviii) NDA requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, History and two (2) other subjects from Commerce, Geography, Economics, French, Arabic, Account and Government.

(xix) OAU requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes to include History and English Language plus one Arts subject and any other two (2) subjects from Arts or Social Sciences. Accepts Government in lieu of History.

(xx)  UNN, ABU require five (5) 'O' Level credit passes in English Language, History/Government plus any three other subjects.

(xxi) SAU and UNIBEN require ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, History/Government and one other Arts subject.

(xxii) UMYU requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes at SSC or its equivalent in English Language, Mathematics one of History, Government or Civic Education and any other two (2) Arts or Social Science subjects at not more than two (2) sittings.

(xxiii) UNIKINGS requires five (5) credit passes at SSC in English Language, Government and three (3) other Arts subjects.

(xxiv) UNN accepts five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes in Government in lieu of History and three (3) other Arts or Social Science subjects.

Direct Entry Requirements


These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study History, if you don't intend to use UTME.

You require;

Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in History and any other related subjects.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) ABU accepts Two ‘A’ level passes including History at IJMB or NCE.General English/Use of English at NCE satisfies’ O’ level English requirement.

(ii) UNIABUJA accepts:
a) ND lower credit with the UTME requirements plus two (2) years post qualification.
b) a minimum of ten (10) points in NCE or ND upper credit in addition to the UTME requirements or two (2) ‘A’ Level passes including History or Government and one other Arts subject.

(iii) UNIBEN accepts 'A' Level pass in Government in lieu of History, NCE credit in History; Government or Social Studies.

(iv) FUDMA accepts Two ‘A’ level passes in History or/and Government and any other related subject. OND/NCE with good grades in any relevant area.

(v) GOMSU accepts NCE merit in History as Major subject.

(vi) UI accepts two (2) ‘A’ Level/NCE passes in History and any other related subject.

(vii) SSU accepts Two merit passes at NCE one of which must be History. A Diploma in Arts or Social Science at lower credit level

(viii) SAU accepts two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in History and Government, NCE credit in relevant subjects.​​​​​​​

(ix) KASU accepts Two ‘A’ Level passes including History/ Government and any Art subjects. NCE merit pass. 7 points and above IJMB/GCE (Advanced Level) Upper credit ND/HND Lower Crediting History or related fields

(x) UNIMAID and UDUSOK accept NCE merit pass in relevant subjects.

(xi) UNN requires a minimum of five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes to include History or Government, English Language, and a science subject.

(xii) UNIKINGS requires two (2) ‘A’ Level passes to include History and one other Arts subject.

(xiii) UMYU accepts candidates with a minimum of 9 points in IJMB/HSC/GCE ‘A’ Level/NCE in History or Social Studies and any other relevant subject.

(xiv) FULOKOJA accepts; In addition to meeting the UTME Entry Requirements; 2 A’ Level Passes in History/Government & any other Arts or Social Science; IJMB minimum of 8 points with passes in relevant subject; NCE Credit pass in three (3) major subjects; ND upper credit in relevant courses from any recognized institution; HND lower credit in relevant courses from any recognized institution; Minimum of 3rd Class in Law or Education Courses and any Arts or Social Science Courses.

(xv) FUL accepts In addition to the UTME requirements, DE candidates must have any of the following: IJMB: Minimum of 9 points in relevant subjects NCE: Minimum of Merit pass in History or any other relevant courses. Diploma/OND: Minimum of Lower credit pass in History or any other relevant courses/HND.