Nigerian Polytechnics Offering Social Development

This is a compilation of the List of Social Development Offering Marketing in Nigeria.

We will also talk about;
– The subject combinations needed to study Social Development
– JAMB UTME Subjects and Requirements
– O’Level Subjects and Requirements
– and other information you require to successfully gain admission to study Social Development

List of Polytechnics that offer Social Development as a course

The following are the list of polytechnics that offer Social Development as a course:

Number of Polytechnics: 10

  • Adamawa State Poly, Yola
  • College Of Administrative And Business Studies, Potiskum, Yobe State
  • Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna
  • Kano State Polytechnic, Kano
  • Nasarawa State Polytechnic, Lafia
  • Plateau State Polytechnic ,Barkin-Ladi
  • Polytechnic Of Sokoto
  • Ramat Polytechnic, Maiduguri
  • Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo
  • Shehu Idris College Of Health Sciences And Technology, Makarfi

Subject Combination / JAMB UTME Requirements

In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Social Works under the Faculty of Social & Management Sciences in the above Universities include;Mathematics, Economics/Geography and any other subject


(I) UNILAG requires three Social science subjects or Arts subjects. It accepts Mathematics as UTME subjects.

(ii) UNICAL and UNN require Any three Social Science or Arts Subjects.

(iii) UNIBEN requires two Social Science subjects and any other subject.

O’Level Requirements

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Social Works;You require; Five SSCE credits including English Language and Mathematics


(i) UNILAG requires English Language, Mathematics plus two Social Science subjects and one Arts subject.

(ii) UNN requires Five O’ level credit passes which must include English Language and any three Arts or Social Science Subjects.

(iii) REDEEMER’S requires Five ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics and three subjects in Social Sciences or Arts.

(iv) UNICAL accept a pass in Mathematics.

(v) UNIBEN requires five O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics, Government, Geography or any other Social Science subject.

Direct Entry Requirements

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Social Works, if you don’t intend to use UTME.You require; Two ‘A’ level passes in any subjects.


(i) UNN accepts two ‘A’ level passes plus UTME requirement.

(ii) UNIBEN accepts in addition to O’ level requirements either
(a) Two A’ level passes to include Government or History.
(b) National Diploma (ND) with at least an Upper credit-level pass in relevant discipline from a recognised Polytechnic or College of Technology.
(c) Higher National Diploma (HND) with at least a Lower credit level pass in relevant discipline from a recognised polytechnic or college of Technology.
(d) National Certificate of Education (NCE) with at least a credit –level pass in a Social Science subject from a recognised College of Education. In addition, candidates should have at least an overall merit level pass.

(iii) UNILAG accepts;
(a) Very good passes in three (3) JUPEB/A-LEVEL subjects: Any three (3) of Economics, Government, Geography, History and CRS/IRS.
(b) University of Lagos Diploma in Social Development and Administration (SDA) with at least one year post qualification experience.
(c) Candidates must satisfy O/Level requirement.Go to Course Faculty


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