Do you want to study History/Sociology at any University in Nigeria? Then you need to read through this entire page to be able to see all the requirements necessary to help you seamlessly register and apply for admission into any University in Nigeria to study History/Sociology.

On this page you will find the JAMB Subject Combination for History/Sociology, WAEC subjects alongside Direct Entry (DE) requirements, the list of Nigerian Universities offering this course and more.

JAMB Subject Combination for History/Sociology

There are three (3) compulsory subjects you will certainly meet in your JAMB UTME examination and they will be listed below.

But there is another important thing you need to know and it’s that the JAMB cut-off mark for this course is 180, but we urge you to score 200 and above to stand a better opportunity of gaining admission on merit. Below are the 3 JAMB subjects for History/Sociology:


1). History/Government.

2). One (1) Art subject.

3). One (1) social science subject.

WAEC Subject Combination for History/Sociology

To be qualified to study History/Sociology, you are expected to have at least five (5) O’Level credit passes in the required subjects necessary for this course.


The subjects are also applicable to NECO and GCE. Below you will find the required WAEC Subject Combination for History/Sociology:

1). Use of English Language.

2). Geography.

3). Government/History

4). Any other 2 art or social science subjects

Direct Entry Requirement to Study History/Sociology

If you know you don’t intend to apply for admission into any Nigerian University to study History/Sociology, then you should be able to meet the Direct Entry Requirement to Study History/Sociology that is below;

  • You are required to have two (2) ‘A’ level passes in History and any other related subjects.

Universities in Nigeria Offering History/Sociology

  • AAUA (Adekunle Ajasin University)

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