JAMB Brochure For History and International Studies – Institutions, UTME Subjects & Requirements


This is JAMB brochure for History and International Studies under the of Faculty of Arts and Humanities. This brochure will guide you on institutions offering History and International Studies course in Nigeria,  UTME subject combination for the course, O’level requirements for UTME candidates, A’level, ND, HND, NCE, requirements for Direct Entry candidates, and other necessary information.

Universities Offering History and International Studies Course In Nigeria

Here list of universities offering History and International Studies in Nigeria

  • Abia State University
  • Adekunle Ajasin University
  • Adeleke University
  • Afe Babalola University
  • Ajayi Crowther University
  • Akwa Ibom State University
  • Ambrose Alli University
  • Babcock University
  • Bowen University
  • Delta State University
  • Ekiti State University
  • Federal University Gashua
  • Federal University Gusau
  • Federal University, Birnin Kebbi
  • Godfrey Okoye University
  • Hezekiah University
  • Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University
  • Imo State University
  • Joseph Ayo Babalola University
  • kogi State University
  • Lagos State University
  • Nigerian Police Academy, Wudil, Kano State
  • Northwest University, Kano
  • Osun State University
  • Plateau State University
  • Renaissance University
  • Ritman University
  • Salem University
  • Taraba State University
  • University of Calabar
  • University of Ilorin
  • University of Jos
  • University of Uyo

O’Level Subject Subject Combination For History and International Studies Course

To study History and International Studies in any university in Nigeria, it is required to have Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Geography, Government/History.

UTME Subjects Combination For History and International Studies Course

English Language is compulsory for all courses. The other three subjects required for History and International Studies under the Faculty of Arts and Humanities in the institutions are: History/Govt and any other two subjects from Arts and Social Science.


Direct Entry Requirements for History and International Studies

Two ‘A’ level passes/NCE (Upper Credit) in History, Govt and any other related subject.


Waiver For UTME Candidates

(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.

Waiver For Direct Entry Candidates

(i) UNICAL accepts NCE (credit) in History/Government/Social Studies. Does not accept IJMB.

(ii) AJAYI accepts NCE/ND (merit passes in History and Government.

(iii) LASU accepts:
(a) ‘A’ Level Passes in History/Government OR NCE (Merit Passes) in History/Government, Political Science, Social Studies, ND in a Related Discipline (Upper Credit), two Passes at the GCE/HSC ‘A’ Level, Five ‘O’ Level credit Passes in other subjects at the SSCE or its equivalent which must include History or Government.
(b) ND (Upper Credit ) in a related discipline.

(iv) AJAYI accepts two ‘A’ level passes (or equivalents) in History or Government plus three other ‘O’ level credit passes.

(v) LASU requires five (5) ‘O’ Level Credit Passes in SSCE/NECO OR GCE at not more than two sittings to include: English Language and History or Government plus a good performance in the UTME which must include English, History or Government.

(vi) EKSU requires another Art subject apart from History/Government.

(vii) UNIOSUN requires ‘A’ level passes in History or Government. Accepts NCE, one of which must be History combination.

(viii) UNILORIN accepts:
a) Government in lieu of History.
b) NCE (Merit Pass) History/Government Major.

(ix) UNIUYO accepts:
a. Passes in two A Level subjects including History or Government.
b. NCE with merits in 3 subjects including History or Government..






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