Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Science in Political Science in Nigeria

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

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Science in Political Science

  •  Madonna University, Okija  
    Admission requirements:
    (a) UTME

    Candidates for admission into the four year degree programme should possess a Senior School Certificate or General Certificate of Education, or NECO or their equivalent with at least five credit passes obtained in not more than two sittings of which three must be Government or History, English language and Mathematics. An acceptable UTME score is also required.

    (b) Direct Entry

    Candidates for Direct Entry into the degree programme in political science should possess five passes in the General Certificate of Education, NECO, Senior Secondary School Certificate or their equivalents, three of which shall include Government or History, English language and Mathematics. In addition, candidates must possess credit passes in three relevant subjects at the advanced level in the General Certificate of Education or its equivalent. Holders of a Bachelor’s degree, OND or HND in relevant disciplines may be considered for Direct Entry admission.

    JOB OPPORTUNITIES

    The rigorous training in political science prepare the graduate to fit different fields of human endeavour or positions both in the public international and private sectors of the national and international interest serve as politician, advisers to government, administrative personnel officers, political scientists, diplomats, social welfare officers, public relations officers, intelligent officers, policy analysts, lecturers and researchers in all levels of public affairs. Above all, graduates of political science are all equipped to pursue graduate programmes in more specified areas within the social sciences interdisciplinary family.
  •  Koladaisi University , Ibadan  
    Admission Requirements:
    UTME Admission

    All Candidates applying for the 100 Level Undergraduate Programmes at KolaDaisi University, Ibadan, must possess a minimum of five (5) ‘O’ Level Credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings in SSCE, GCE, NECO, NABTEB or equivalent. Candidates awaiting results may also apply.
    All applicants are required to have sat for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and must meet the required national Cut-Off score.
    Applicants are to complete the online application form by visiting KolaDaisi University, Ibadan website at www.koladaisiuniversity.edu.ng
    A Pass grade in Mathematics may be waved for the Arts programmes.
    Applicants will be mandated to participate in the KolaDaisi University, Ibadan, Screening Exercise.
    Interested candidates wishing to change their choice of institution to KolaDaisi University are required to:
    Apply for change of institution through JAMB (visit JAMB website)
    Complete the KolaDaisi University, Ibadan on-line Application Form
    Participate in the KolaDaisi University, Ibadan Screening Exercise.
  •  Veritas University, Bwari  
    Admission requirements:
    JAMB / UTME
    At least two ‘A’ level passes including Government or History. Candidates are expected to possess five credits at WASSCE/GCE/NECO ‘O’ Level or their equivalent in subjects that include English, Government or History and a Pass in Mathematics. Results at ‘O’ and ‘A’ level must be attained at not more than two sittings.
    A National Diploma certificate from an approved university, polytechnic or school of arts & science with a grade not lower than Merit. In addition, the applicant must possess credit passes at WASSCE/GCE/NECO ‘O’ level, or its equivalent, in five subjects, which must include English, Mathematics, Government or History.
    Any equivalent qualifications approved by the Senate of the University.
    Basic knowledge of French or any other foreign language is an advantage.

    Direct Entry
    A minimum standard of five (5) credits at two sittings, including English Language. Candidates must have credit pass in Government or History and a pass in Mathematics. Basic knowledge of French or any other foreign language is an advantage.
  •  Taraba State University, Jalingo  
    Admission requirements:
    UTME

    Candidates for admission into the four year degree programme should possess a Senior Secondary School Certificate or General Certificate of Education NECO or their equivalents with at least five (5) credit passes obtained in not more than two sittings of which three must be Government or History plus English Language and Mathematics. An acceptable UTME score is also required.

    Direct Entry

    Candidates for direct entry into the degree programme in Political Science should possess five (5) credit passes in the General Certificate of Education, NECO, Senior Secondary School Certificate or their equivalents, three of which shall include Government or History, English Language and Mathematics. In addition, candidates must possess credit passes in three relevant subjects at the Advanced Level in IJMB, Diploma or HND, and General Certificate of Education or its equivalent.
  •  Federal University, Birnin Kebbi, Birnin Kebbi  
    Admission requirements:
    Candidates for admission into the four year degree programme should possess a Senior Secondary School Certificate(SSCE), General Certificate of Education (GCE), NECO or their equivalents with at least five credit passes obtained in not more than two sittings of which three most be Government or History plus English Language and Mathematics. A acceptable score is also required.

    Direct Entry
    Candidates for Direct Entry into the degree programme in Political Science should possess five credit passes in the General Certificate of Education (G.C.E) NECO, senior Secondary School certificate or their equivalents, three of which shall include Government or History, English Language and Mathematics, In addition, candidates must posses credit passes in three relevant subjects at the advanced level In the General Certificate of Education or its equivalent.
  •  Wesley University, Ondo  
    Entry Requirements:
    A) General Admission Requirement:
    Minimum entry qualification into part-time B.Sc. Business Administration degree programme is five credits in relevant related subjects including English Language and Mathematics obtained in not more than two sittings in any of the following examinations:
    • SSCE, WAEC, NECO, GCE WAEC, GCE NECO, NABTEB or their equivalents.

    (B)Direct Entry Requirement:
    In addition to the general admission requirements stated above, an applicant is expected to posses any of the under-listed qualifications:

    i. A minimum of two relevant subjects passed at GCE Advanced level Examination;
    ii. at least, a lower credit pass grade of National Diploma in Business Administration or related disciplines;
    iii. NCE, at least 3 subjects passed on merit.
  •  Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina  
    Admission requirements:
    UME Entry:
    Candidates for admission into the 4-year degree programme (UME) should possess a SSCE, GCE, NECO or their equivalents with at least five Credit passes obtained in not more than two sittings of which two must be Government or History and English Language. A minimum of Pass in O’ Level Mathematics and an acceptable UME score are also required.

    Direct Entry:
    Candidates for Direct Entry into the degree programme should possess five Credit passes in the GCE, NECO, SSCE or their equivalents, two of which shall include Government or History and English Language. It is required that at least two of these Credit passes shall be at Advanced Level. Grade in Mathematics shall not be less than Pass.
  •  Benson Idahosa University, Benin City  
    Entry requirements:
    Five Ordinary Level credits passes at WASSCE, SSCE, or GCE, which must include: English Language, Government/History, another Arts subject and any other two Arts or Social Science subjects.

    Students are expected to pass the following courses in the University Matriculation Examination (UME): English Language, History or Government and other relevant courses in the Arts or Social Sciences.

    Direct Entry Students will be expected to possess (in addition to the basic UME requirements) a diploma in relevant and related areas, with minimum of Upper Credit pass from institutes recognized by the Senate of Benson Idahosa University.

    Duration:4 years
  •  Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu  
    Admission Requirements:
    The minimum entry requirement for undergraduate programmes at Oduduwa University is credit level passes in 5 subjects at the O’Level examinations. The subjects must include English Language, Mathematics and one relevant subject obtained at not more than two sittings. There are other requirements peculiar to some certain colleges and departments.
    Prospective students must attain the UTME cut off mark.
    2 or 3 A' Level Credit Passes are required.

    OND, HND, NCE or other Certificates from a recognised institution are accepted for Direct Entry.

    Duration :UME 4 years
  •  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, Katsina  
    Admission requirements:
    UTME:
    Five credit passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English Language, Mathematics, Government or History or Civic Education and any other two credits in Arts or Social Science subjects in not more than two sittings.

    Direct Entry:
    Candidates with a minimum of 9 points in IJMB/ HSC/GCE A level /NCE in Government or History or Civic Education and any other one Social Science subjects

    Candidates with a minimum of Lower Credit pass in Diploma/ HND in relevant subject from recognized institutions may also be admitted.
  •  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 passed at least two Social Science subjects or related subjects at HSC or GCE. A’ Level

    National Diploma in Public Administration or related subjects with a minimum of Lower Credit

    University Diploma in Public Administration, Law and other University Diploma related courses with a minimum of Lower Credit
  •  Imo State University, Owerri  
    Admission Requirements

    UTME:

    Candidates seeking for admission into the programme must possess at least five ordinary level credit passes in the relevant subjects including English language and at least a pass in Mathematics at not more than two sittings through any one or a combination of the recognized by Imo State University, Owerri. In addition, one of the five ordinary level credit passes must be Government or History. Candidates for Direct Entry should see JAMB Brochure or the Imo State University Academic Regulations
  •  Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji Arakeji  
    Admission Requirements:

    a)For B. Sc. Biochemistry, five ‘O’ Level credit passes at SSCE or equivalent, including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, and Physics.

    b)For B.Sc. Microbiology, Agricultural Science is acceptable in lieu of Biology.

    c)For B.Sc. Computer Science: five ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any of Chemistry, Biology, Economics, and Geography.

    e)For B.Sc. Physics Electronics, as in Computer Science.
  •  Osun State University, Osogbo  
    Admission requirements:
    For admission into the first degree programme in Education Political Science, a candidate must have the Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE) or its equivalents with credit level passes in five (5) subjects: English Language and Mathematics to form the core subjects, with credit in three other relevant arts or social science subjects at not more than two sittings. The candidate must also earn an acceptable score in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).




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