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JAMB Subject Combination for Education and Political Science 2024/2025

JAMB Subject Combination for Education and Political Science 2024/2025: Education and Political Science is a course that combines the study of educational theories and practices with the analysis of political systems and institutions. It is a suitable course for students who are interested in pursuing careers in teaching, research, policy-making, administration, or advocacy in the fields of education and politics.

If you are one of such students, you may be wondering what are the requirements to study Education and Political Science in any accredited Nigerian university. In this blog post, we will provide you with the information you need to know about the JAMB subject combination, O’Level subjects and requirements, and direct entry requirements for Education and Political Science.

JAMB Subject Combination for Education and Political Science 2024/2025

The first step to study Education and Political Science in Nigeria is to register and sit for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). The UTME is a computer-based test that assesses your knowledge and aptitude in four subjects.

To study Education and Political Science, you must choose the following four subjects in your UTME registration:

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  • Use of English (Compulsory)
  • Government or History
  • Plus two other Arts or Social Sciences subjects
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Some of the possible Arts or Social Sciences subjects you can choose are:

  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Literature in English
  • Christian Religious Studies
  • Islamic Religious Studies
  • Civic Education
  • Sociology
  • Psychology

You should choose the subjects that you are most comfortable with and that you have good grades in your O’Level results. You should also prepare well for the UTME by studying the JAMB syllabus and past questions for each subject.

The minimum cut-off mark for Education and Political Science varies depending on the university you choose. However, it is advisable to aim for a score of 180 and above to have a better chance of admission. You can also consider other options such as a College of Education or a Polytechnic if you score below 180.

O’Level Subjects and Requirements for Education and Political Science 2024/2025

The O’Level examination is another important requirement to study Education and Political Science in Nigeria. The O’Level examination is usually taken in either the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) or the National Examination Council (NECO) or both.

To study Education and Political Science, you must have at least five credit passes in your O’Level results, including:

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Government or History
  • Plus any two other Arts or Social Sciences subjects

The subjects you choose in your O’Level results should be the same or related to the ones you choose in your UTME. You should also ensure that you have your O’Level results ready before you apply for admission, as some universities may not accept awaiting results.

Direct Entry Requirements for Education and Political Science 2024/2025

If you have already obtained a National Diploma (ND), Higher National Diploma (HND), National Certificate of Education (NCE), or any other relevant qualification in Education, Political Science, or related fields, you may be eligible for direct entry admission into the second year of the four-year degree programme in Education and Political Science.

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To apply for direct entry admission, you must:

  • Have a minimum of Upper Credit in your ND or HND or a minimum of Merit in your NCE or equivalent qualification.
  • Have the required O’Level subjects and requirements as stated above.
  • Register and obtain the JAMB Direct Entry form from any JAMB accredited centre or online.
  • Choose the university and course you want to study in the Direct Entry form.
  • Submit your academic transcripts and other relevant documents to the university you choose.

The admission process for direct entry candidates may vary depending on the university you choose. Some universities may conduct a screening test or an interview for direct entry candidates, while others may base their admission on your academic performance and credentials. You should check the specific requirements and procedures of the university you choose before you apply.

Conclusion

Education and Political Science is a course that offers you the opportunity to learn about the interplay between education and politics in the society. It also equips you with the skills and knowledge to pursue various careers in the educational and political sectors.

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To study Education and Political Science in Nigeria, you must meet the JAMB subject combination, O’Level subjects and requirements, and direct entry requirements as outlined in this blog post. You should also choose the university that best suits your preferences and aspirations.

We hope that this blog post has been helpful and informative for you. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to leave them below. We wish you all the best in your academic pursuit.

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FAQs

What is the duration of the degree programme in Education and Political Science?

The degree programme in Education and Political Science is a four-year programme for UTME candidates and a three-year programme for direct entry candidates.

What are the career opportunities for graduates of Education and Political Science?

Graduates of Education and Political Science can work as teachers, lecturers, researchers, curriculum developers, educational administrators, policy analysts, political advisers, public servants, journalists, activists, or consultants in various educational and political organizations.

What are some of the universities that offer Education and Political Science in Nigeria?

Some of the universities that offer Education and Political Science in Nigeria are:

Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State
Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State
Abia State University, Uturu, Abia State
Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin, Kwara State
University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State
Benson Idahosa University, Benin City, Edo State
University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State
Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli, Anambra State
Delta State University, Abraka, Delta State
Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State
Federal University, Gusau, Zamfara State
Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State
Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike, Enugu State
Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt, Rivers State
University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State

You can find more information about these and other universities that offer Education and Political Science in the JAMB brochure.

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