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 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	 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 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.
  • Christopher University Christopher University, Mowe  
    Course entry requirements:
    (a) UTME
    -Candidates 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 of which three must be Government or History plus English Language and Mathematics. An acceptable UTME score is also required.

    (b) Direct Entry
    Candidates should possess five 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 two relevant subjects at the advanced level in the General Certificate of Education or its equivalent. A JUPEB Certificate of Christopher University or any other universities recognised by the Senate is acceptable for direct entry admission. Ditto for IJMB/OND/NCE/HND.

    Course duration:
    -3 years for Direct entry
    -4 years for UTME
  • 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 years
  • Taraba State University 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 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 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.
  • Baze University Baze University, Abuja  
    Course entry requirements:
    (i) UTME
    -SSCE (WAEC, NECO, etc)
    -JAMB

    (ii) Direct Entry
    -A level / Diploma / IJMB / HND / First degree
    -JAMB DE Form
    -SSCE (WAEC, NECO, etc)

    (iii) Direct Transfer
    -SSCE (WAEC, NECO, etc)
    -Academic transcript
    -Please note: Admission on transfer will only be issued after on campus interview

    (iv) Foundation
    - SSCE (WAEC, NECO, etc)

    (v) International (Nigerian)
    -O' level result
    -JAMB
    -Please note: You can get a conditional admission if you does not have JAMB, but you must provide it before you progress to 200 level

    (vi) International (Foreign)
    -O' level result


    Course duration: 4 years

    Mode of study: Full time
  • Federal University, Dutsin-Ma 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 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 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
  • Covenant University Covenant University, Ota  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Candidates should possess at least five credit passes at not more than two sittings in the O/L, SSCE/GCE/NECO or their equivalents in the following subjects:

    (a.) Mathematics
    (b.) English Language
    (c.) Government or History, and
    (d.) Any other two (2) subjects from Social Science or Arts

    -Candidates must also sit for the current JAMB examination and obtain the prescribed cut-off mark in the relevant subject.
    -Candidates must fulfil any other requirement set by the University for admission into the programmes.


    Duration: 4 years
  • 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, 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.




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