UNIABUJA Department of Public Administration Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Public Administration Faculty of  Social and Management Sciences   in University of Abuja (UNIABUJA)  as it is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered in UNIABUJA  to  carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.

The University of Abuja is a tertiary institution in the Nigerian capital Abuja. It was established on January 1, 1988 (under Decree No. 110 of 1992 as amended) as a dual-mode university with the mandate to run conventional and distance learning programmes. Academic work began in the University in 1990 with the matriculation of its pioneer students.

The university runs regular degree, diploma, and postgraduate programmes. Due to its location in the Federal Capital Territory has a Centre for Distance Learning School which provides university education to those who cannot acquire such education through the regular university system and those interested in acquiring new knowledge and specialized skills.

Also see: Nigerian Universities And Courses They Offer   

Nigerian Universities Offering Public Administration 

O’LEVEL SUBJECT COMBINATION

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Public Administration;

You require; Five SSCE credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Economics and two other relevant subjects.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(1) LASU:
(a) For Accounting it requires other two relevant subjects could be from any of Principles of Accounts, Commerce, Office Practice and Secretarial duties.
(b) For Public Administration if requires ‘O’ Level credit to include English Language, Mathematics, Government, Economics and any one of Principles of Accounts, Commerce, Office Practice and Secretariat Studies.
(c) For Business Administration it requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics plus any three of Economics, Accounting, Commerce, Government and Geography.
(d) For Insurance, it requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Economics plus any two of Accounting, Business Method, Commerce, Government, Geography and Statistics.
(e) For Marketing, it requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Economics plus any three of Business Method, Commerce, Book Keeping and Economics.

(2) UNICAL requires five credit including English Language and Government and at least a Pass in Mathematics. No candidates will be considered without a credit in English Language.

(3) GO requires Five SSCE credit passes in not more than two sittings in subjects which include English Language, Mathematics and Economics.

(4) REDEEMER’S requires Five ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any other two subjects in Social Sciences.

(5) CRAWFORD requires for Business Administration five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English, Economics, Mathematics and at least 2 from Business Methods, Accounting, Commerce, Geography and Government

(6) AAU requires five credit passes including English, Mathematics, Economics, Government/History and any other subject. AAU can accept History/Government. AAU also accepts Mathematics

(7) UNICAL requires five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any two of Arts or Social Science subjects.

(8) GO accepts
(a) For Business Administration and Marketing credit pass in Commerce in lieu of Economics.
(b) For Public Administration five SSCE credit passes in English, Mathematics, Government or History or Commerce and two other subjects.

(9) UMYUK accepts
(a) Five credit passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English, Mathematics, Economics and any other two relevant Social Science subjects in not more than two sittings.
(b) For Business Administration, credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics or Commerce and any two Social Science subjects.
(c) For Public Administration, five credit passes or its equivalent in English, Mathematics, Government or History and any other two subjects from Arts or Social Science in not more than two sittings.

(10) KSU for Public Administration five SSCE credit passes in English, Mathematics, Government, Economics and any other Arts or Social Science subject.

(11) UNIBEN (for Insurance) – A pass in Further Mathematics is an advantage.

(12) UNIBEN (for marketing) requires five credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics and two other subjects at not more than two sittings

(13) UNIABUJA for Public Administration requires five Credit Passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) including English, Mathematics, Government or History, Economics or Commerce and any other relevant subjects.

(14) BABCOCK – A pass in Economics may be considered provided the candidate has a credit pass in Accounting or Commerce.

JAMB SUBJECT COMBINATION

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

Mathematics, Economics and any other Social Science subject.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(1) UNIBEN (for Public Administration) requires Government/History, one Social Science subject and any other subject. (iv) LAUTECH requires third subject from Physics, Chemistry or Biology/Agric. Science

(2) UNICAL requires Government, Economics, Geography, Mathematics, Accounting and Commerce.

(3) LASU:
(a) For Business Administration requires one of Commerce, Geography or Government.
(b) For Insurance requires one of Geography, Commerce, Business Methods or Statistics.
(c) For Public Administration requires Government as the other subject.

(4) AUE requires five credit passes to English Language, Mathematics and any threes from Economics, Geography, Commerce, Government, Accounts and Book-Keeping at not more than two sittings.

(5) UMYUK requires for Public Administration Government or History.

(6) UMYUK for Business Administration – Same as in Economics.

(7) OOU accepts Mathematics/Economics and any two other Social Science subjects.

(8) BAYERO requires Government or History plus two other Social Science subjects.

(9) UNIABUJA for Public Administration requires Mathematics, Government, and any other Social Science subject.

DIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENT

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Public Administration, if you don’t intend to use UTME.

You require; Two ‘A’ level passes including Economics.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(1) AAU accepts:
(a) BSc, BA or HND in other discipline
(b) ND (Upper Credit) in Accounting.
(c) Foundation of ICAN

(2) AAU requires A’ level pass in Accounts. Accepts National Diploma in Accounting, Banking and Finance or Business Management from a recognised institution.

JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into UNIABUJA  for the 2019/2020 session, should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have scored 180 or above in your JAMB result.

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