What are the O level subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Mass Communication? If you are interested in knowing the compulsory subjects in WAEC and NECO that is necessary for studying Mass Communication under the faculty of Social and Management Sciences in the university, then continue reading this post as I have provided you the subject combinations required in WAEC result as well as NECO result to study Mass Communication.
Referencing the introduction already made above, this is a notice to all aspirants who wish to apply for admission into any of the universities in Nigeria to study Mass Communication under the faculty of Social and Management Sciences that the list of compulsory subjects as well as optional subjects required in O level result (WAEC and NECO) before applying for admission into Mass Communication has been published in this post.
As mentioned above, some of these NECO and WAEC subject requirements are compulsory which means you need to have at least a minimum of Credit passes (C6) in them in your o level result before you can use it to apply for admission to study Mass Communication.
Also, keep in mind that some schools may have special subject combination requirements for the subjects that are eligible to be used in JAMB before one can gain admission into Mass Communication. Irrespective of the subjects required by each school, English Language and Mathematics are compulsory subjects that you need to pass before you can gain admission to study Mass Communication.
If you are also interested in JAMB subject combination for Mass Communication you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Mass Communication here or use the general approach by checking JAMB subject combination for all courses here.
Other Useful Resources
Before you proceed, check out the following resources that will help you better prepare for JAMB:
- JAMB Syllabus For All Subjects
- JAMB Recommended Textbooks For All Subjects
- JAMB Form | JAMB Registration Form Procedures
O Level (WAEC and NECO) Subject Requirements For Mass Communication
The WAEC subjects required to study Mass Communication are as follows:
Five SSCE credit passes in English Language and 4 other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) UNIZIK and BSU require five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language and at least a pass in Mathematics
(ii) KWASU requires five O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Government and Literature-in-English.
(iii) OOU, LASU and REDEEMER’S require Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Lit-in-English and two additional subjects in Arts and Social Sciences.
(iv) IMSU requires five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Lit-in-English and at least a pass in Mathematics
(v) UNIZIK requires a credit pass in Lit-in-English
(vi) CRESCENT requires credit pass in Lit-in-English, History/Government, Economics
(vii) EBSU requires credit in Literature in English, English Language and Mathematics and a pass in a Nigerian Language will be an advantage.
(viii) GO and BIU require credit pass in Mathematics.
(ix) UNIILORIN accepts National Diploma at Upper Credit level in Mass Communication. Also does not accepts ‘A’ passes
(x) ABU requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Economics/Commerce, Government/History, Literature in English/CRK/IRK and any Nigerian Language with at least a pass in Mathematics.
(xi) BOWEN requires five SSCE Credit Passes to include English Language, Literature in English, Mathematics and any other subjects in arts and social sciences
(xii) WESTERN-DEL accepts five ‘O’ level credit passes including English Language, Literature in English, Government and any other social sciences subject.
(xii) JABU requires five ‘O’ level credit passes including English Language, Literature in English and at least a minimum of a pass in Mathematics
(xiv) AUE requires Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSSC) with credit passes in at least six (6) subjects, including English Language, English Literature and Mathematics obtained at not more than two sittings.
(xv) DELSU requires credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics and two other subjects from Economics, Government, Geography, Commerce and Government.
(xvi) UNILAG requires Five O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Literature-in-English and two other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences and related disciplines.
(xvii) KSU requires five credit passes at SSCE and/or GCE O/L in English Language, Literature in English, Mathematics and any other two Arts and or Social Science subjects.
(xviii) CRESCENT – Credit pass in Literature in English will be an added advantage.
(xix) SOUTHWESTERN requires credit passes to include English Language, Literature in English and Government plus at least a pass in Mathematics.
As mentioned earlier, the WAEC subject combination and requirements for Mass Communication posted above are only eligible if you want to study Mass Communication under the faculty of Social and Management Sciences. If the course you are looking for is in another faculty, keep in mind that the o level subject requirements may vary and as such, you need to check the WAEC and NECO requirements for that course under the faculty of interest. You can check JAMB brochure for all faculties here.
List of Schools That Offer Mass Communication
This section contains the list of schools that accepts the O level subject requirements for Mass Communication posted above. These are the schools you can apply to if you have passed the Mass Communication subject requirements mentioned above either in your WAEC result or your NECO result. You can find the schools by selecting the faculty and course in JAMB brochure here.