What are the O level subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Psychology? If you are interested in knowing the compulsory subjects in WAEC and NECO that is necessary for studying Psychology 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 Psychology.
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 Psychology 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 Psychology 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 Psychology.
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 Psychology. 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 Psychology.
If you are also interested in JAMB subject combination for Psychology you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Psychology 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 Psychology
The WAEC subjects required to study Psychology are as follows:
Five SSCE credit passes in Government or History, English Language and three other subjects. At least a pass in Mathematics is required
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) UNIJOS requires five credit passes to include Mathematics, English Language and Biology.
(ii) UNN requires credit passes in English Language, Biology or Health Science, and any other three subjects plus, at least a pass in Mathematics or Statistics.
(iii) UI accepts Science subjects with a pass in Mathematics.
(iv) OAU requires credit passes English Language, Mathematics, Biology and any two other subjects from Geography, Economics, Government, Chemistry and Physics.
(v) UNIUYO, AAUA and IMSU require credit passes in English Language, Biology/Health Science plus a pass in Mathematics. AAUA accepts (credit in Biology) only
(vi) UNIZIK requires similar requirements as for Economics, for both Direct Entry and UTME applicants but a pass in Mathematics is acceptable.
(vii) GO requires five credit passes to include English language, Mathematics, Biology and any other two (2) Science, Social Science or Arts subject at not more than one(1) sitting
(viii) AAU requires five credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology and two other subjects
(ix) EKSU require credit pass in Mathematics. EKSU also requires another Social Science subject apart from Government.
(x) ESUTECH requires a credit passes in English Language, Mathematics plus at least a pass in Biology/Health Science/Agricultural Science.
(xi) UNIUYO requires a credit pass in Biology or Health Science and at least a P.7 in Mathematics, Biology and any two of Economics, History, Government, other social science and science subjects.
(xii) LASU requires credit passes in English Language and Mathematics, Biology and any other two subjects from Social Sciences (Commerce, Economics, Geography and Government).
(xiii) DELSU and UNILAG require English Language, Mathematics, Biology and two other subjects from Arts, Social Science or Science.
(xiv) OAU requires English Language, Mathematics, Biology and other two subjects from Science/Social Science
(xv) REDEEMER’S requires Five ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics and any other three subjects which must include Biology.
(xvi) JABU requires Mathematics and Biology at credit level.
(xvii) FED-OYEEKITI requires credit pass in Mathematics and one Science subject.
(xviii) UI accepts 5 credit passes in O/Level to include English Language, Biology and any other three from Social Sciences, science and arts with at least pass in Mathematics.
(xix)EBSU requires five SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Biology and any other relevant subject from Arts, social science or science.
(xx) UNILAG requires five credit passes to include English language, Mathematics, Biology and any other two (2) Science, Social Science or Arts subject at not more than one(1) sitting. UNILAG does not accept Commerce, CRS/IRS and Accounting
As mentioned earlier, the WAEC subject combination and requirements for Psychology posted above are only eligible if you want to study Psychology 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 Psychology
This section contains the list of schools that accepts the O level subject requirements for Psychology posted above. These are the schools you can apply to if you have passed the Psychology 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.