Do you want to study Anthropology in any Nigerian University or higher institution? then, getting the right Subject Combination for Anthropology is the first step required.

On this page, you will find the WAEC and JAMB Subject Combination for Anthropology, Direct Entry requirement and List of Universities in Nigeria to study Anthropology. As a matter of fact, we will also be adding the places you work with a degree in Anthropology.

It is very important you go through all this content in order to seamlessly register and avoid unnecessary mistakes when applying for admission into any higher institution in Nigeria.

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O’Level Subjects for Anthropology Biological

You are required to possess not less than five (5) SSCE credit passes in the required O’Level subjects for Anthropology. Below is the O’Level subjects required to study Anthropology Biological;

1). Government/History.

2). Religious Studies.

3). Geography.

4). Lit. in English Language.

5). Economics.

NOTE: The O’level subjects are applicable to NECO, GCE, WAEC or their equivalent.

JAMB Subject Combination for Anthropology

There are only three (3) compulsory subjects that you must see in your JAMB UTME examination for this course. You are expected to see any of the three subjects from among CRS/IRS, History, Geography, Economics, French and Literature in English.

Anthropology Direct Entry Requirements

If you don’t intend to apply for admission into any Nigerian University to study Anthropology via UTME then you must satisfy the Direct Entry Requirements listed below:

  • Any two (2) ‘A Level’ passes in Arts subjects.

Direct Entry Requirements to Study Anthropology Biological

If you don’t want to apply for admission to study Anthropology Biological via UTME then you must fulfill the Direct Entry Requirements for Anthropology Biological listed below:

  • Two (2) A-Level subjects to include Zoology/ Biology/ Botany


Nigerian Universities Offering Anthropology


  • UI (University of Ibadan)


  • UI (University of Ibadan)

Places To Work with a Degree in Anthropology

  • Attorney.
  • Media Planner.
  • Diversity Officer.
  • Interpreter/Translator.
  • Foreign Service Officer.
  • Foreign Language Teacher.
  • Human Resources Representative.
  • International Nonprofit Administrator.


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