What are the O level subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Philosophy? If you are interested in knowing the compulsory subjects in WAEC and NECO that is necessary for studying Philosophy 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 Philosophy.
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 Philosophy 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 Philosophy 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 Philosophy.
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 Philosophy. 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 Philosophy.
If you are also interested in JAMB subject combination for Philosophy you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Philosophy 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 Philosophy
The WAEC subjects required to study Philosophy are as follows:
Five SSCE credit passes to include English language and four other relevant subjects.
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) UNILAG and UNIPORT require a credit pass in Mathematics.
(ii) AAUA, EKSU, OOU, UI, LASU, AAU, OAU, KSU, and IMSU also require at least a pass in Mathematics.
(iii) UI and UNILAG requires 5 ‘O’ credit passes to include English Language and one arts subject.
(iv) OAU requires five “O” level credit passes to include English Language, one Arts subject and a pass in Mathematics..
(v) UNIBEN requires five O level credit passes or five Merit level passes in T.C. II at not more than two sittings. subjects should include English Language and any two other subjects from Arts or Social Sciences. At least a pass in Mathematics is required.
(vi) BSU requires five ‘O’ level credit passes in Social Science including English Language.
(vii) NDU requires five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language and any other four subjects, two of Arts/Social Science.
(viii) UHIELE requires five O’ level credit passes to include English Language, at least a pass in Mathematics and any two other Arts or Social Science subjects. Candidates MUST be sponsored by a Catholic Diocese.
(ix) BU requires five O level credit passes to include English Language and any two other subjects from Arts, Social Sciences or Science. At least a pass in Mathematics or Physics is required.
(x) UNIUYO requires a credit pass in one Science subjects and at least a pass in Mathematics.
(xi) FUL requires credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Literature in English and any other relevant subjects.
As mentioned earlier, the WAEC subject combination and requirements for Philosophy posted above are only eligible if you want to study Philosophy 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 Philosophy
This section contains the list of schools that accepts the O level subject requirements for Philosophy posted above. These are the schools you can apply to if you have passed the Philosophy 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.