UNN Department of Sociology and Anthropology Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Sociology and Anthropology under the Faculty of Social & Management Sciences  in University of  Nigeria  Nsukka as it is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered in UNN  to  carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.

The University of Nigeria, commonly referred to as UNN, is a federal university located in Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria. Founded by Nnamdi Azikiwe in 1955 and formally opened on 7 October 1960, the University of Nigeria has four campuses – Nsukka, Enugu, and Ituku-Ozalla – all located in Enugu State and Aba campus in Abia State

The University of Nigeria was the first full-fledged indigenous and first autonomous university in Nigeria modelled upon the American educational system. It is the first land-grant university in Africa and one of the five most reputed universities in Nigeria. The university has 15 Faculties and 102 academic departments. The University offers 82 undergraduate programs and 211 postgraduate programmes.

The university celebrated its 50th anniversary on October 2010

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The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Sociology and Anthropology;

You require;

Five (5) SSC credit passes in Government or History, English Language and three (3) other subjects. A pass in Mathematics is required.


(1) EBSU requires ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, History/Government/Economics one science subject and any Arts or social science subject.

(2) OAU accepts Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include Mathematics and History or Economics or Geography

(3) UNIUYO requires at least ‘O’ Level pass in Mathematics

(4) UNN requires five O’ level credit passes which must include English Language, one Science subject, and at least three (3) Arts or Social Science subjects.

(5) ESUTECH requires a credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Government and any two Arts or Social Science subjects.

(6) UNIBEN requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics and any two (2) Social Science subjects

(7) OAU requires English Language, Mathematics and at least two Social Science and ones Arts subject.

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

Three (3) Social Science or Arts Subjects


(1) UNIBEN accepts two Social Science subjects and any other subject.

(2) OAU requires English Language, Mathematics, and any two (2) from Literature in English, Geography, Christian Religious Studies/ Islamic Studies/Government, History, Economics.

(3) EBSU requires Government/History plus two other social science/Arts subject.

(4) ESUTECH requires Government


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

You require;

Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes including Government or History.


(1) UNN accepts two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in Social Science or Arts subjects in addition to the UTME requirements

(2) UNIBEN requires two (2) ‘A’ Level passes including any Social Science subject; ND upper credit/HND lower credit in relevant Social Science programmes such as public Administration, Mass Communication; NCE overall merit with a credit in relevant Social Science subject. Direct Entry candidates must satisfy the UTME requirements.

(3) EBSU accepts HND, NCE and ND with a minimum of Merit and Upper credit respectively in relevant fields.

(4) UNIUYO accepts ND/HND/NCE in relevant fields plus UTME requirements.

(5) OAU requires

a. ‘A’ Level passes in any three (3) from Geography, Government, History, Economics, Sociology, Christian Religious Studies/ Islamic Studies.
b. ND/HND upper credit in Mass Communication, Social Work, Mathematics/Statistics. .

(6) OAU accepts two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in subjects such as Economics, Geography, Government / History

(7) NDU accepts:
a. Two ‘A’ level passes in Government, Economics, Religious Knowledge, Geography, and History.
b. National Diploma in related area, provided such diploma is passed at upper credit level.
c. N.C.E. in related area at credit level.

(8) ESUTECH requires two A’ level passes including Government or History plus UTME requirements. Accepts ND in Social Work/Development and Administration, with at least a merit pass plus UTME requirements.

JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into NDA for the 2019/2020 session, should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have score a minimum of  200 or above in your JAMB result.

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