History and International Studies - Faculty of Arts & Humanities

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

We will also talk about;
- The subject combinations needed to study History and International Studies
- 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 and International Studies.

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

History and International Studies 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 and International Studies under the Faculty of Arts & Humanities in the above Universities include;

History/Government and any other two (2) subjects from Arts and Social Sciences.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) DELSU accepts History or Government and two (2) other from Arts and Social Science subjects 

(ii) AAUA accepts History/Government, CRS/IRS and Economics.

(iii) UNILORIN requires History or Government and any two (2) Arts/Social Science subjects.

 

O'Level Requirements


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

You require;

Five (5) SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Geography, Government/History

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) AAU requires 'O' Level credit pass in History and ‘O’ Level pass in Science subjects suffices.

(ii) AAUA requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes to include English Language, History/Government, Mathematics, CRS/IRS, Economics/Geography.

(iii) ADELEKE  require 'O' Level credit pass in Mathematics

(iv) DELSU requires SSC or its equivalent with five (5) credits which may include Mathematics, English, History/ Government and three others from Arts and Social Science

(v) BU and AJAYI require 'O' Level credit passes which must include English Language, History or Government, and any other three (3) subjects in Arts or Social Sciences. Geography is not​​​​​​​ compulsory.

(vi) UNILORIN requires five (5) “O” Level Credits passes in GCE,SSCE,NECO, NABTEB or equivalent, to include History or Government, English Language and three (3) other Art or ,Social Sciences subjects. ‘O’ Level Credit Passes in both English Language Mathematics are compulsory.

(vii) KSU, DELSU and UNIUYO- 'O' Level credit pass in Geography is not compulsory but accept any three (3) other Arts or Social Science subjects.

(viii) PLASU, UNIOSUN and UNIJOS- 'O' Level credit pass in Geography is not compulsory.

(ix) JABU requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes in Government or History and any other Arts or Social Science subjects including ‘O’ Level pass in Mathematics

(x) UNILORIN require five (5) 'O' Level credit passes in English Language, History/Government. plus any other three (3) Arts or Social Science subjects.

(xi) FUOYE requires five (5) SSC credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Government/History and any two (2) other Arts/Social science subjects.

(xii)  EDSU requires five (5) credit passes at SSC or its equivalent including English Language, Mathematics and History/Government at not more than two (2) sittings.

(xiii) UNIOSUN requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes to include English Language, Government or History or any other social sciences and Arts subjects.

(xiv) UNIUYO requires 'O' Level credit passes in History or Government, English Language and any two (2) of the following: Literature in English, Economics, Geography and French.

Direct Entry Requirements


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

You require;

Two (2) 'A' level passes/NCE (upper credit) in History/ Government and any other related subject.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) AAUA accepts:
a) Passes in two (2) 'A' Level subjects including History or Government.
b) NCE merits in three (3) subjects including History or Government.

(ii) AJAYI accepts NCE merit/ND credit in History and Government.

(iii) AJAYI accepts two (2) 'A' Level passes or its equivalent in History or Government plus three (3) 'O' Level credit passes.

(iv) UNILORIN accepts;
a) Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes which must include History or Government and any other one Arts or Social Sciences subject.
b) NCE with History or Government and any other one Art, Social Sciences subject with a minimum of merit pass.
c) Diploma in Law, Public Administration, Peace and Conflict Resolution Studies from an accredited government Tertiary Institution with at least merit pass.

(v) UNIBEN requires two (2) 'A' Level passes in GCE or HSC or their equivalent in History/Government and any other related subject. It accepts NCE credit pass in History, Government or Social Studies.

(vi) UNICAL accepts NCE credit in History/ Government/Social Studies. It does not accept IJMB.

(vii)  DELSU requires GCE A/L or its equivalent in History and at least in one of the following subjects: Economics, Government, Geography. NCE with at least a minimum pass of merit in History and one other subject.

(viii) EDSU requires:
a) Two (2) ‘A’ Level credit passes in History/Government and any other related subject.
b) NCE with passes at merit level in relevant subjects.
c) ND/HND at credit level in related discipline.
d) Very good passes in JUPEB/IJMB subjects.

(ix) UNIOSUN requires 'A' Level pass in History or Government. It also accepts NCE, with History major.

(x) LASU accepts:
a) 'A' Level passes in History/Government OR NCE Merit Passes in History/Government, Political Science or Social Studies.
b) ND upper credit in a related programme.

(xi) LASU requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings to include English Language and History or Government plus a good performance in the ‘O’ Level to include English Language, History or Government.

(xii) UNIUYO accepts :
a) 'A' Level passes in two (2) subjects including History or Government. 
b) NCE merits in three (3) subjects including History or Government.

(xiii) PLASU accepts: 
a) Degree in any field provided the candidate meets UTME requirements.
b) HND lower credit in relevant programme, with UTME requirements.
c) ND lower credit in relevant programme, with UTME requirements.
d) IJMB- seven (7) points in relevant subjects, with UTME requirements.