This part of the JAMB brochure shows you the requirements to apply for Communication Studies under the Faculty of Arts and Humanities in Nigeria. You will see the UTME subject combination needed to apply for the course, O’level requirements for UTME candidates, requirements such A’level, ND, HND, NCE, etc for Direct Entry candidates, as well as other information you require to successfully apply for the course.

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

In UTME, note that English Language is mandatory for all courses. The other three subjects required to study Communication Studies under the Faculty of Arts and Humanities in the institutions listed above are:

Any three Arts or Social Science subjects.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UYO – Music/Literature in English/Fine Arts and any two Arts or Social Science subjects.

(ii) BOWEN and IGBINEDION accept any other subjects in addition to Literature in English.

O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates

To apply for Communication Studies as a UTME candidate, you require: Five SSCE credit passes or equivalent including English Language, Lit. in English, Arts/Music depending on the combination.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UYO requires a P.7 in Mathematics.

(ii) IBADAN requires 5 ‘O’ Level Credits at one sitting or 6 ‘O’ Level Credits at 2 sittings to include English Language, two Arts to include Lit-in-English and any other three or four subjects from Arts, Social Sciences or Science [Please note that Government and Economics are not Arts subjects].

(iii) BOWEN requires 5 ‘O’ level Credits to include English Language, Literature in English and any other three Arts or Social Science subjects.T

Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

To apply for Communication Studies as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: Two ‘A’ level passes or equivalent in Arts or Social Science subjects.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) IBADAN accepts ND Mass Communication (Upper Credit). Applicant must in addition, have passed Literature in English at ‘O’ level to qualify for Direct Entry Admissions. Accepts also 2 ‘A’ level passes to include Literature in English and one other Arts or Social Science subject.