This part of the JAMB brochure shows you the requirements to apply for History and Diplomatic 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.

List of Degree Awarding Institutions that Offer History and Diplomatic Studies

  • Caleb University
  • Christopher University
  • Elizade University
  • Federal University, Kashere
  • Federal University, Wukari
  • McPherson University
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University
  • Summit University Offa
  • University of Port-Harcourt

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

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

History/Government and any other two subjects from Arts and Social Science.

O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates

To apply for History and Diplomatic Studies as a UTME candidate, you require: Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Geography, Government/History.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) FUWUKARI credit pass in Geography is not compulsory but accepts any three other Arts or Social Science subjects.

(ii) UNIPORT requires Five O’ level subject to include English language and Government

Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

To apply for History and Diplomatic Studies as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: (i) Two ‘A’ level passes/NCE (Upper Credit) in History, Government and any other related subject.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) MCU accepts NCE (merit) in History/Government/Social Studies.