Knowing the admission requirements for History and International Studies which includes the accurate WAEC & JAMB subject combination is the best.

History and International Studies is another fast-rising course in Nigeria, therefore knowing the requirements will help you know your stand. Then if you are able to meet with the required prerequisites, you may proceed with your UTME/Direct Entry registration.

Before we proceed, we would love to inform candidates that History and International Studies is a course suitable for only candidates with a Commercial or an Art background. Below are the requirements needed to successfully proceed with your UTME/Direct Entry registration. They include the accurate WAEC & JAMB subject combinations (for UTME), A-level admission requirements (Direct Entry), As well as the list of Universities offering History and International Studies.

WAEC Subjects & Requirements

JAMB Subject Combination for History And International Studies

Your O’Level result also decides if you are qualified to study History And International Studies. Candidates are required to have at least five (5) credits in the required NECO, GCE or WAEC subjects needed to study History And International Studie in any University in Nigeria. Below are the five (5) required WAEC subject combination for History And International Studie:

1). Government/History.
2). Geography.
3). English Language.
4). Mathematics (At least a Pass).
5). Any other art/social science/science subject.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION FOR EACH UNIVERSITY

1). EBSU and AUE require an ‘O’ level credit pass in Mathematics.

2). AAU requires ‘O’ level credit pass in History and ‘O’ level pass in Science subjects.

3). AAUA requires ‘O’ level credit passes in Government or History, English Language, Mathematics and any two (2) subjects from the Social Sciences or Arts.

4). BIU requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in Government/History, English Language, another Arts subject and any two (2) Arts or Social Sciences subjects.

5). UNIOSUN, PLASU, and JOS ‘O’ level credit pass in Geography is not compulsory.

6). PHC requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes which must include Government and English Language.

7). UNIUYO requires ‘O’ level credit passes in Government or History, English Language and any two (2) other subjects from Economics, Literature in English, French, and Geography.

8). AJAYI  and BOWEN require ‘O’ level credit passes which must include English Language, Government or History, and any other three (3) subjects in Social Sciences or Arts. Geography is not compulsory.

9). ILORIN and KWASU require five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in History/Government, English Language. In addition to any other three (3) Arts or Social Science subjects.

10). CHRISTOPHER requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings. The subjects are to include History/Government, English Language.

11). UNIOSUN requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Government or History or any other social sciences and Arts subjects.

12). UNIUYO, FED-WUKARI, KSU, and DELSU – ‘O’ level credit pass in Geography is not compulsory but accept any three (3) other Social Science or Arts subjects.

13). NDU requires five (5) ’O’level credit passes in History or Government, English Language, and any other three (3) subjects, two (2) of which must be Arts subjects at not more than two (2) sittings.

14). 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.

JAMB Subject Combination for History and International Studies

First of all, take note that the JAMB UTME cut-off mark for this course is 180 for Universities in Nigeria. There are four (4) compulsory subjects that you are going to fill out during your UTME registration. While English Language is compulsory for all Schools, below are the three (3) remaining JAMB subject combination for History and International Studies:

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

Direct Entry Requirements For History and International Studies

Below are some of the conditions that Direct Entry candidates must satisfy to be qualified to study History and International Studies if they don’t intend to use UTME. They require:

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

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION FOR EACH UNIVERSITY

1). AL-HIKMAH accepts two (2) ‘A’ level passes which must include Government or History and any other related subject.

2). EBSU accepts HND/ND (upper credit) or NCE merit in any relevant program.

3). AAUA accepts the following:
i). Passes in two (2) ‘A’ level subjects which must include History or Government.
ii). NCE merits in three (3) subjects to include History or Government.

4). KWASU requires three (3) A’ level passes in relevant subjects.

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

6). UNIBEN requires two (2) ‘A’ level passes in HSC or GCE or their equivalent in History/Government and any other related subject. It also accepts NCE credit pass in History, Social Studies or Government.

7). ND merit in Conflict Resolution, Administrative Management, Law, Public Administration, Mass Communication, Industrial Relations, and Social Work and Development Studies.

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

9). AJAYI accepts two (2) ‘A’ level passes or its equivalent in History or Government in addition to three (3) ‘O’ level credit passes.

10). PLASU accepts the following:
i). Degree in any field provided the candidate meets UTME requirements
ii). HND (lower credit) in a relevant programme, plus UTME requirements,
iii). ND (lower credit) in a relevant program, plus UTME requirements.
iv). IJMB seven (7) points in relevant subjects, in addition to the UTME requirements.

11). UYO accepts the following:
i). ‘A’ level passes in two (2) subjects which must include Government or History.
ii). NCE merits in three (3) subjects which must include History or Government.

12). UNIOSUN requires an ‘A’ level pass in History or Government. It also accepts NCE, with History major.

13). ILORIN accepts the following:
i). Government in place of History
ii). NCE merit in History or Government/Political Science as major and any other Social Science or Arts subject.
iii). NCE merit in Social Studies doubles major.

14). MCPHERSON accepts the following:
i). NCE merit in History/Social Studies/Government.
ii). ND (upper credit) in Mass Communication/Journalism, Public Administration, History, English & Communication, Social Works, and Linguistics Studies.
iii). IJMB/JUPEB ‘A’ level or its equivalent in related subjects.

15). LASU requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings. The subjects are to include History/Government and English Language in addition to a good performance in the ‘O’ level which should include English, History or Government.

16). CHRISTOPHER accepts ND/HND credit or NCE credit in the relevant subjects/program.

17). LASU accepts the following:
i). ‘A’ level passes in History/Government OR NCE Merit Passes in Government/History, Political Science or Social Studies.
ii). ND (upper credit) in a related program.

Universities In Nigeria Offering History And International Studies

  • AAU (AMBROSE ALLI UNIVERSITY, EKPOMA, EDO STATE).
  • AAUA (ADEKUNLE AJASIN UNIVERSITY, AKUNGBA-AKOKO, ONDO STATE).
  • ABSU (ABIA STATE UNIVERSITY, UTURU).
  • ABUAD (AFE BABALOLA UNIVERSITY, ADO-EKITI, EKITI STATE).
  • ADUN (ADMIRALTY UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, IBUSA, DELTA STATE).
  • AJAYI CROWTHER UNIVERSITY, OYO STATE.
  • AKSU (AKWA IBOM STATE UNIVERSITY, IKOT-AKPADEN).
  • AUE (ADELEKE UNIVERSITY, EDE, OSUN STATE).
  • BABCOCK UNIVERSITY, ILISHAN-REMO, OGUN STATE.
  • BOWEN UNIVERSITY, IWO, OSUN STATE.
  • UNICAL (UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR, CALABAR, CROSS RIVER STATE).
  • CHRISLAND UNIVERSITY, OWODE, OGUN STATE.
  • COOU (CHUKWUEMEKA ODUMEGWU OJUKWU UNIVERSITY, ULI, ANAMBRA STATE).
  • DELSU (DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY, ABRAKA, DELTA STATE).
  • EDWIN CLARK (EDWIN CLARK UNIVERSITY, KIAGBODO, DELTA STATE).
  • EKSU (EKITI STATE UNIVERSITY, ADO-EKITI, EKITI STATE).
  • EPU (EASTERN PALM UNIVERSITY, OGBOKO, IMO STATE).
  • EUI (EDO UNIVERSITY, IYAMHO, EDO STATE).
  • EVANGEL UNIVERSITY, AKAEZE, EBONYI STATE.
  • FED-GASHUA (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, GASHUA, YOBE STATE).
  • FED-GUSAU (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, GUSAU, ZAMFARA STATE).
  • FED-KEBBI (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, BIRNIN-KEBBI, KEBBI STATE).
  • FED-OTUOKE (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, OTUOKE, BAYELSA STATE).
  • FED-OYE EKITI (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, OYE-EKITI, EKITI STATE).
  • GOUU (GODFREY OKOYE UNIVERSITY, URGWUOMU- NIKE, ENUGU STATE).
  • GREGORY UNIVERSITY, UTURU, ABIA STATE.
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN, ILORIN, KWARA STATE.
  • IMSU (IMO STATE UNIVERSITY, OWERRI, IMO STATE).
  • JABU (JOSEPH AYO BABALOLA UNIVERSITY, IKEJI-ARAKEJI, OSUN STATE).
  • UNIVERSITY OF JOS, JOS, PLATEAU STATE.
  • KSU (KOGI STATE UNIVERSITY, ANYIGBA, KOGI STATE).
  • LAPAI (IBRAHIM BADAMASI BABANGIDA UNIVERSITY, LAPAI, NIGER STATE).
  • LASU (LAGOS STATE UNIVERSITY, OJO, LAGOS STATE).
  • YUSUF MAITAMA SULE UNIVERSITY, KANO, KANO STATE.
  • McPHERSON UNIVERSITY, SERIKI SOTAYO, OGUN STATE.
  • PLASU (PLATEAU STATE UNIVERSITY, BOKKOS, PLATEAU STATE).
  • POL-ACAD (NIGERIAN POLICE ACADEMY, WUDIL, KANO STATE).
  • REDEEMERS UNIVERSITY, OSUN STATE.
  • RENAISSANCE UNIVERSITY, OJIAGU-AGBANI, ENUGU, ENUGU STATE.
  • RITMAN UNIVERSITY, IKOT-EKPENE, AKWA IBOM STATE.
  • SLUK (SULE LAMIDO UNIVERSITY, KAFIN HAUSA, JIGAWA STATE).
  • UNI-AFRICA (UNIVERSITY OF AFRICA, TORU-ORUA, BAYELSA STATE).
  • UNIHEZ (HEZEKIAH UNIVERSITY, UMUDI, IMO STATE).
  • UNIOSUN (OSUN STATE UNIVERSITY, OSOGBO, OSUN STATE).
  • UNIUYO (UNIVERSITY OF UYO, AKWA IBOM STATE).
  • VERITAS UNIVERSITY, ABUJA, FCT.

Places You Can Work With A Degree In History And International Studies

If you have been searching for the kind of Jobs you can engage in with a degree in History And International Studies, then below are a few we have listed:

1). History Teacher.
2). Museum Worker.
3). Reporter.
4). Archivist.
5). Correspondent.
6). Broadcast News Analyst.
7). Curator.
8). Lawyer.

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