Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Science in Sociology in Nigeria

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Science in Sociology(Sociology)
  • Major Subject: Sociology
  • Course Category: Degree Courses

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Science in Sociology

  • Achievers University Achievers University, Owo  
    Course entry requirements:
    (a) UTME CANDIDATES
    (i) Candidates are required to have sat for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) with a minimum score as approved by JAMB.

    (ii) Achievers University Cut off mark is 140

    (iii) Applicants must also obtain a minimum of five credit passes at not more than two sittings in WAEC (SSCE)/ NECO (SSCE) or NABTEB. These should include English Language, Mathematics and any three other subjects relevant to the proposed course of study.

    (b) DIRECT ENTRY CANDIDATES
    (ii) DIRECT ENTRY CANDIDATES (200 LEVEL)
    -As for A (ii.) above, but with 2 passes at either A Level, IJMB or JUPEB examinations. Holders of ND, NCE, or ATS results in relevant disciplines are also eligible for admission. Candidates are also expected to have purchased the Direct Entry form of JAMB for the 2021/2022 Academic Session.

    -Bachelor of Nursing Science (B.NSc.) candidates shall, in addition to A (ii.) above, hold at least two A Level passes in Biology/Zoology and any one of Chemistry or Physics; OR the Registered Nursing Certificate (RN) of the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria; OR a B.Sc. degree (with at least Second Class Lower) in any of the Biological Sciences.

    -Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science (B.MLS) candidates shall, in addition to A (ii.) above, hold at least two A Level passes in Biology/Zoology and any one of Chemistry or Physics; Medical Laboratory Technician Diploma of the medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN); B.Sc. degree (with at least Second Class Lower) in any of the Biological Sciences; or HND (with at least Lower Credit) in Microbiology and Science Laboratory Technology.

    -Candidates applying for any of the Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.) programmes, shall, in addition to A (ii.) above, hold at least two A Level passes, including Mathematics and Physics; OR National Diploma (Upper Credit) in Engineering.

    -LL.B., candidates shall, in addition to A (ii.) above, have obtained two papers at Principal or Advanced level in HSC, GCE, IJMB or JUPEB; OR an acceptable bachelor’s degree. A minimum of WAEC/NECO SSCE/GCE O Level credit pass in Literature in English is mandatory for all intending candidates.

    (ii) DIRECT ENTRY CANDIDATES (300 LEVEL)
    Candidates should be holders of HND in their respective fields of study. HND in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Statistics or Mathematics is acceptable for B.Sc. Computer Science. HND in Computer Engineering or Electrical & Electronics Engineering is acceptable for B.Eng. Electrical and Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering and Biomedical Engineering.

    Holders of professional certificates such as ACA, ACIB, ACIS, ACIN and ACIT are eligible for admission at this level.
  • Obong University Obong University, Obong Ntak  
    Admission requirements:
    Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)

    Admission into Obong University shall be through Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) or Direct Entry. In addition to attaining the general required standard in UTME, candidates must satisfy the general university requirements as well as the specific School/Faculty and Programmes requirements. All admissions shall be through JAMB.
    Candidates must possess at least five (5) credit passes in relevant subjects (Government, History, Economics, Geography, Literature in English, etc) including English Language at GCE O/L, WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents at not more than 2 sittings.
    Candidates with Teachers Grade II (TC II) with passes at credit or merit levels in conjunction with credit passes in relevant subjects at GCE, WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents may be considered. No subject may be counted at both TC II and GCE O/L
    Candidates who wish to change their first choice to Obong University are required to:
    i). Apply for change of Institution through JAMB and

    ii). Obtain Obong University Application Form

    (v) All candidates will be required to go through the Obong University’s Screening Exercise.



    Direct Entry

    Candidates for Direct Entry admission must possess any of the following qualifications:

    Two (2) passes at GCE A/L, HSC, IJMB, JUPEB or approved equivalents in relevant subjects and at least credit passes in three (3) other subjects, including English Language at GCE (O/L), WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents at not more than two sittings
    Three (3) passes at GCE A/L, HSC, IJMB, JUPEB or approved equivalents in relevant subjects and at least credit passes in two (2) other subjects including English Language at GCE (O/L), WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents at not more than two sittings.
    Two (2) passes at merit level or above in two (2) recognized NCE, OND, HND subjects or approved equivalents and at least 3 credit passes in other subjects including English Language at GCE O/L, WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents at not more than two sittings.
    Two “A” level passes including Government or History.
    Diploma in Public Administration and Political Science, Administration Management, Public/ Local Government Administration, Social Work, Community Development, Industrial and Labour Relations.
  • Fountain University Fountain University, Osogbo  
    Admission criteria:
    (i) Applicants should possess a Senior Secondary School Certificate or General Certificate of Education, NECO or their equivalents with at least five credit passes, obtained in not more than two sittings, which must include English Language and Mathematics and at least two other social science subjects.

    (ii) Direct Entry(Conversion):
    -Applicants should possess five credit passes in the General Certificate of Education, NECO, Senior Secondary School Certificate or their equivalents, with at least five credit passes, obtained in not more than two sittings, which must include English Language and Mathematics and at least two other social science subjects.

    -In addition, Candidates must possess Diploma in any of the following area: Industrial and Labour Relations, Marketing, General Administration, Social Development, Sociology, Public Administration, Personnel Management, Adult Education and Co-operative studies or any other relevant Diploma, NCE and HND in any courses with at least credit or pass as reviewed by the departmental admission committee.
  • Afe Babalola University Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Current Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination (UTME) Result
    -Five O' Level (WAEC, NECO, GCE, NABTEB and IGCSE) Credit Passes at one sitting to include English Language, Mathematics, Literature in English, and any other 2 Social Sciences or Arts Subjects are required for admission into College of Law.
    -Five O' Level (WAEC, NECO, GCE, NABTEB and IGCSE) Credit Passes at one sitting to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology are required for admission into the MBBS Programme.
    -Other Programmes: Five O' Level (WAEC, NECO, GCE, NABTEB and IGCSE) Credit Passes at not more than two sittings to include English Language, Mathematics and three (3) other subjects relevant to course of study.
    -Results of PAST Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examinations (UTME) are not allowed.
    -Candidates awaiting SSCE results or its equivalent can also apply for admission provided they qualify when results are available.

    Course duration: 4 year
  • Taraba State University Taraba State University, Jalingo  
    Admission requirements:
    Admission into the B.Sc. Sociology Programme at Taraba State University
    is in two categories; Direct Entry, University and Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

    Direct Entry: Applicants for admission into three year degree programme in Sociology should possess Diploma (at least lower credit) or NCE (at least a merit pass) in relevant field (i.e. social science or arts oriented courses). In addition the candidate must have five relevant Credits at “O” level which must include English Language, Mathematics and Government/History and any two subjects from Arts or Social Sciences.

    UME: Applicants for admission into four year Degree Programme in Sociology should posses SSCE/GCE/NECO/Grade II with at least five credits including English Language, Mathematics and Government/History and any two subjects from Arts or Social Sciences. However, applicants must possess the required UTME cut off points as may be fixed by the relevant authority.
  • Benue State University Benue State University, Makurdi  
    Entry requirements:
    1. Candidates for the B.SC Sociology degree are required to take and pass a minimum of 36 credits each academic year make up of two semesters. A credit unit is defined as one contact hour per week per semester.
    2. Candidates are required to take and pass the prescribed University-Wide General Studies Courses (GST) which are all credit-earning.
    3. Candidates are also required to earn a minimum of ten and maximum of fifteen credits from Electives outside the department.
    4. The total minimum number of credits required for graduation is 144 for UME students, and 108 for Direct Entry students which must be earned from courses offered within the department, recommended non-departmental courses and University-Wide General Studies Courses. Transfer students from recognized Universities are accepted on merit. Students with any other qualifications acceptable to the University Senate may also be admitted.
  • Federal University, Dutsin-Ma Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina  
    Admission requirements:
    UME Entry:
    Candidates for the 4-year UME Programme must have obtained five Credit passes including English at the SSCE, NECO, GCE or their equivalents at not more than two sittings. Credit Level pass is also required in Economics, Geography or Government. An acceptable UME score as well as minimum of Pass level grade in Mathematics are mandatory.

    Direct Entry:
    Candidates for the 3-year Direct Entry Programme shall possess five Credit passes in the SSCE, GCE, NECO or equivalents of which at least two shall be at the Advanced Level, or four Credit passes of which at least three shall be at the Advanced Level provided that such passes are not counted at both Levels of examinations. For emphasis Credit passes in English Language and any of Economics, Geography or Government are compulsory. Grade level for Mathematics cannot be lower than Pass.
  • Sokoto State University Sokoto State University, Sokoto  
    Admission Requirement

    UTME: Candidates who wish to study sociology must have obtained a credit in mathematics and English Language plus credit pass in either economics, geography or government and other two subjects at the SSC, NECO, GSCE, or their equivalent not more than two sittings and acceptable UTME score is required.

    Direct Entry

    Candidates for Direct Entry admission shall possess five credits in GCE, SSCE, NECO or their equivalents, and at least two passes at Advanced Level. For emphasis, credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, History or Government and any other two subjects are required. Diploma in Criminology, Diploma in Mass communication, and Diploma in social Development, IJMBE and other related Diploma is required. Upper credit is also required, but lower credit may also be recommended.
  • Madonna University Madonna University, Okija  
    Admission requirements:
    UTME: Candidates who wish to be admitted into the Department of Sociology must have obtained credit passes in Mathematics and English Language plus credit passes in either Economics, Geography or Government and other two subjects at the SSCE, NECO, GCE or their equivalent not in more than two sittings. An acceptable UTME score is required.

    DIRECT ENTRY: Candidates for Direct Entry admission shall possess five credit passes in the SSCE, NECO, GCE or equivalents of which at least two shall be at advanced level, or four credits passes of which at least three shall be at advanced level provided that such passes are not counted at both the examinations. For emphasis credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and any of Economic, Geography or Government at the O’ Level is compulsory.
  • Federal University, Birnin Kebbi Federal University, Birnin Kebbi, Birnin Kebbi  
    Admission requirements:
    Candidates who wish to study Sociology must have obtained a credit in Mathematics and English Language plus credit pass in either Economics, Geography or Government and other two subjects at the SSCE, NECO, GCE, or their equivalent not more than two sitting, An acceptable U.M.E. score is required.

    Direct Entry
    Candidates for Direct Entry admission shall possess five Credits passes in the SSCE, NECO, GCE or equivalents of which at least two shall be at advanced level, or four credits passes of which at least three shall be at advanced lavel provided that such passes are mot counted at both levels of the examinations, For emphasis credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and any of Economics, Geography or Government is compulsory.
  • Redeemer's University Redeemer's University, Ede  
    Admission requirements:
    Candidates who wish to be considered for Direct Entry admission to pursue a three year degree programme are advised to contact the Department for necessary guidance on admission requirements.

    Candidates must have credit passes in at least two Arts or Social Science subjects at HSC or GCE A’ Level

    Minimum of Lower Credit in National Diploma in Social Work or Community Development or other related courses.

    NCE with minimum of a Merit pass in any Social Science subject.

    University Diploma with a minimum of Lower Credit in Social Work or Community Development, Industrial and Labour Relations and other University Diploma related to the course of study.
  • Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Minna  
    Minimum entry requirement:
    1. UTME 100 Level:
    -Apart from meeting the University cut-of point in the UTME, a candidate registering for B.Sc. Sociology must possess five ‘o’ level credits including Mathematics and English:
    -A Credit in English
    -A Credit in Mathematics
    -A Credit in either History or Government
    -Two Credits in any other Social Science-oriented subjects (e.g. Economics. Geography, Commerce, Agricultural Science, etc.)

    2. Direct Entry
    -To be admitted to read Sociology at the 200 level, a candidate must meet: The ‘O’ level requirements stipulated above;
    -Relevant IJMB (or ‘A’ level) qualifications which must include Sociology
  • Lead City University Lead City University, Ibadan  
    Admission Requirements (JAMB/Direct Entry):
    The minimum entry requirement for admission into Lead Ciity University is GCE O/L, SSCE/NABTEB/ NECO or equivalent credit level pass in five(5) subjects, including English Language, and Mathematics, obtained at not more than two sittings. Those with additional (Direct Entry) qualification such as University Diploma, NCE, IJMB, OND, GCE 'A' Level or equivalent professional qualification etc are to proceed from part II. However, candidates awaiting result may apply provided evidence of results would be available before resumption.
  • Umaru Musa Yar'adua University Katsina Umaru Musa Yar'adua University Katsina, Katsina  
    Admission requirements:
    UTME:

    Five credit passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English Language, Mathematics, two Social Science subjects and any other one Arts subject in not more than two sittings.

    Direct Entry:

    Candidates with a minimum of 9 points in IJMB/ HSC/GCE A level in Sociology and any other two Social Sciences Subjects.NCE in Social Studies.

    Candidates with a minimum of Lower Credit pass in National Diploma in relevant subject from recognized institutions may also be admitted.
  • Nasarawa State University Nasarawa State University, Keffi  
    Admission requirements:
    The Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Sociology programme which began with few courses in 2001 offered a total of 56 undergraduate courses. Course offerings are in the major areas of sociology, namely; Sociological Theory, Research Method, Sociology of Development, Criminology, Demography, Urban Sociology, Women Studies, etc.To be admitted into the undergraduate programme, one has to possess 5 O’Level Credits including English Language.




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