This is to notify the general public and all aspiring University of Nigeria (UNN) students that the Department of Political Science admission requirements has been published.
The admission requirements include O’level Subject combinations, JAMB UTME Subject combinations, and School and Departmental Cut-Off Marks.
The University of Nigeria was the first indigenous university in Nigeria to attain full-fledged and autonomous status. It was modeled after the American educational system. It is the first land-grant university in Africa and one of Nigeria’s five most reputed universities.
The University has 102 academic departments in 15 Faculties and offers 82 undergraduate and 211 postgraduate programs.
O’Level Subject Combination
The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Political Science include the following:
- Five (5) SSCE credit passes in Government or History, English Language, and three (3) other subjects. A pass in Mathematics is required.
Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks
UNN requires ‘O’ Level credit pass in Government and any 2 other subjects with at least ‘O’ Level pass in Mathematics. Does not accept History in lieu of Government.
JAMB UTME Subject Combination
Candidates will write the following Four (4) Subjects in JAMB.
- English Language.
- Government or History plus two (2) other Social Science/Arts subjects.
Direct Entry Requirement
These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Political Science if you don’t intend to use UTME. You require;
- Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes, including Government or History.
All candidates interested in getting admitted into UNN for the 2024/2025 session should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have a minimum of 160 or above score in your JAMB result.
We hope this article clarifies the admission requirements for UNN’s Department of Political Science. RealMina wishes good luck to all students who wish to attend UNN.