What are the O level subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study History and International Studies? If you are interested in knowing the compulsory subjects in WAEC and NECO that is necessary for studying History and International Studies under the faculty of Arts and Humanities 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 History and International Studies.
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 History and International Studies under the faculty of Arts and Humanities that the list of compulsory subjects as well as optional subjects required in O level result (WAEC and NECO) before applying for admission into History and International Studies 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 History and International Studies.
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 History and International Studies. 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 History and International Studies.
If you are also interested in JAMB subject combination for History and International Studies you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for History and International Studies 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 History and International Studies
The WAEC subjects required to study History and International Studies are as follows:
Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Geography, Government/History.
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) KSU, DELSU and UNIUYO credit pass in Geography is not compulsory but accepts any three other Arts or Social Science subjects.
(ii) AAU requires History and at least a pass in Science subject.
(iii) PLSU, UNIOSUN and UNIJOS – credit in Geography is not compulsory.
(iv) BU and AJAYI require credit passes must include English Language, History or Government, and any other three subjects Arts or Social Science subjects. Geography is not compulsory.
(v) EKSU requires History, one Arts and any other subject.
(vi) UNIOSUN requires Five ‘O’ Level Credit passes to include English language, Government or History or any other social sciences and Arts subjects in SSCE.
(vii) JABU requires five ‘O’ level credit passes in Government or History and any other Arts or Social Science subjects including a pass in Mathematics.
(viii) UNIILORIN require Five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, History/Govt. plus any three others Arts or Social Science subjects.
(ix) UNIUYO requires credit passes in History or Government, English Language and any two of the following: Literature, Economics, Geography and French.
(x) JSU – A credit pass in Geography shall not be compulsory but accepts any three Arts or Social Science subjects.
As mentioned earlier, the WAEC subject combination and requirements for History and International Studies posted above are only eligible if you want to study History and International Studies under the faculty of Arts and Humanities. 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 History and International Studies
This section contains the list of schools that accepts the O level subject requirements for History and International Studies posted above. These are the schools you can apply to if you have passed the History and International Studies 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.