UNIPORT Department of History & Diplomatic Studies Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study History and Diplomatic Studies Faculty of Arts and Humanities  in University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT) as it is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered in University of Port-Harcourt to  carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.

The University of Port Harcourt is a university in the Nigerian city of Port Harcourt. It was established in 1975 as University College, Port Harcourt and was given University status in 1977. The University of Port Harcourt was ranked the sixth in Africa and the first in Nigeria by Times Higher Education.

The University of Port Harcourt is a federal government owned university in Nigeria Located in rivers state, The university has a large student and staff population and we believe the student body is diverse. The university has students from different religions cultures and age brackets. The university is very cheap and offers tuition that can be affordable to every Nigeria. University of port Harcourt has offers various degree programs at various level in science, social sciences, engineering etc. The university has a library, hostels, roads, and other good infrastructure like college buildings etc.

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To study History and Diplomatic Studies candidates must meet the following requirements.


The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study History and Diplomatic Studies;

You require;

Five (5) SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Geography, Government/History.


(i) FED-WUKARI accepts ‘O’ level credit pass in Geography is not compulsory but accept any three (3) other Arts or Social Science subjects.

(ii) UNIPORT requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language and Government.


In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study History and Diplomatic Studies under the Faculty of Arts & Humanities in the above Universities include;

History/Government and any other two (2) subjects from Arts and Social Sciences.


These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study History and Diplomatic Studies, if you don’t intend to use UTME.

You require;

Two (2) ‘A’ level passes/NCE (upper credit) in History/ Government and any other related subject.


a) NCE merit in History/ Government/Social Studies.
b) ND upper credit in Mass Communication/Journalism, History, Public Administration, Social Works, English & Communication, and Linguistics Studies.
c) JUPEB/IJMB ‘A’ level or its equivalent in related subjects.

JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT)  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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