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WAEC and JAMB Subject Combination For Mass Communication: What are the JAMB Subject combination to study Mass Communication in Nigeria? Must I pass Mathematics in WAEC to study Mass Comm? what subjects are needed to study Mass Communication?

Hello SAVANTS! Welcome to today’s episode of my “JAMB doctor Series” in this episode, you will see the correct WAEC and JAMB Subject combination for Mass Communication, you will also see Direct entry requirement to study Mass Communication through JAMB, JUPEB and IJMB, pretty cool right?… STAY TUNED!

Mass communication
Mass communication

For everyone who plans to study Mass Communication in Nigeria, it is important and necessary you know the subjects that are required to for this course in Nigeria.

I have seen cases, where students who wish to study a particular course go ahead to register the wrong subject combination in JAMB and in their O’level (WAEC, NECO or NABTEB) simply because they were not well informed and would later start searching for means with which correct the mistake.

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Luckily for you, with the aid of this guide you will be fully endowed with the required WAEC and JAMB Subject combination to study Mass Communication in any University in Nigeria. Mind you, this subject combination is the same for all Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education in Nigeria.

So, irrespective of the school you want to study in (UNIBEN, UI, UNILAG, DELSU e.t.c) these are the subjects you must enroll and pass to be eligible for admission to study Mass Comm. in Nigeria.

If you must study Mass Communication in Nigeria you must first get a minimum of five (5) credits in your O’ level (WAEC, NECO or NABTEB) core courses and enroll four (4) subjects in JAMB which you should score at least 220 to increase your chances of admission. P.S; See JAMB Cut off mark for all Schools

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What Are The Subjects Required To Study Mass Communication

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The subjects Required to study Mass Communication in Nigeria are…

  • Mathematics
  • English Language
  • Literature in English
  • Any two (2) Arts or Social Science subjects (Government, Economics, Commerce e.t.c)

Some of these subjects may not be required in some cases (JAMB or O’level), I will highlight each of these subject and in what instances they may be applicable or needed.

Government, Commerce, CRS: These subjects can be considered as core for your O’ level exams like WAEC, NECO, NABTEB or GCE. But for JAMB you may decide to or to not enroll either Government or Chemistry, that is, neither Government or Commerce is required in JAMB to study Mass Communication, it is only needed in your O’ level.

Literature in English and Mathematics: Lit in English and Maths are compulsory for O’ level but it is not a must you sit for it in JAMB.

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Other Subjects: English Language is required for both JAMB and your O’ level if you must study Mass Communication.

JAMB and WAEC Subjects to study Mass Communication

Jamb subject Combination For Mass communication
JAMB subject Combination For Mass Communication

To Study Mass Communication, the follow subjects will be enrolled for JAMB and WAEC…

JAMB Subject Combination For Mass Communication

The four (4) subjects you must enroll in JAMB (with JAMB use of English compulsory irrespective of the course you intend to study) for Mass Communication, are…

  • Use of English
  • Any three (3) Arts or Social Science subjects.

The above list is the recommended JAMB subject combination to study law extracted from JAMB Brochure, but here is a more suitable subject combination most students register the following; Use of English, Government, Literature in English and Commerce.

To be assured of admission, you will need to score very high in JAMB, let’s say 250 and above. P.S; you should see my ultimate guide on How To Pass JAMB 2024/2025 With High Score (300+)

WAEC Subject Combination For Mass Communication

WAEC student Portal
WAEC student Portal

Unlike JAMB, you will be required to sit for a minimum of Eight subjects (8) and a maximum of nine (9), out of this Nine or Eight subjects, five are core subjects specific for the course you wish to study which in this case is Mass Communication.

In WAEC, core subjects to write to be eligible to study Mass Communication are…

  • Mathematics
  • English Language
  • and three (3) other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences. (Government, Economics, Commerce, CRS e.t.c)

The remaining three (3) or four (4) subjects will be determined by you.

Mind you: This subject combination for waec is applicable for all O’ level exams such as NECO, NABTEB e.t.c

By core I mean subjects that lean directly to your field. Failure to pass these core courses can deny a student admission.

Requirements To Study Mass Communication Through Direct Entry

Student who which to study Mass Communication through direct entry should have either of the following requirements…

Ensure to go through JAMB Brochure for remarks/waiver for Mass Communication for the different Universities in Nigeria. Click me Now for JAMB Brochure

List Of Federal Universities That Offers Mass Communication

Not all Universities in Nigeria offers Mass Communication, to help you guide your choice, I have provided you with the list of Universities that offers Mass Communication in Nigeria…

  • Abia State University, Uturu
  • Achievers University Owo
  • Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko
  • Adeleke University, Ede, Osun State
  • Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  • Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo
  • Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot-Akpaden
  • Al- Hikmah University, Ilorin
  • American University Of Nigeria , Yola
  • Anambra State University, Uli
  • Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo
  • Bayero University, Kano
  • Benson Idahosa University, Benin City
  • Benue State University, Makurdi
  • Bingham University, Karu
  • Bowen University, Iwo
  • Caleb University, Imota
  • Caritas University, Amorji-Nike, Enugu
  • Covenant University, Canaan Land, Ota
  • Crawford University,Faith City, Km 8, Atan-Agbara Road, Igbesa
  • Crescent University, Abeokuta
  • Cross Rivers University Of Technology, Calabar
  • Delta State University, Abraka
  • Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
  • Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin, Ondo State
  • Enugu State University Of Science And Technology, Enugu
  • Fountain University, Osogbo
  • Godfrey Okoye University, Urgwuomu- Nike
  • Gregory University, Uturu, Abia State
  • Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai
  • Igbinedion University, Okada, Benin City
  • Imo State University, Owerri
  • Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji
  • Kaduna State University, Kaduna
  • Kogi State University, Anyigba
  • Kwara State University, Malete, Ilorin
  • Madonna University, Okija
  • Nasarawa State University, Keffi
  • National Open University Of Nigeria
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
  • Novena University Ogume
  • Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye
  • Pan-Atlantic University, Ahmed Onibudo Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
  • Plateau State University, Bokkos
  • Redeemers University
  • Renaissance University, Ojiagu-Agbani, Enugu
  • Rhema University , Obeama, Rivers State
  • Rivers State University Of Science And Technology, Port Harcourt
  • Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa, Edo State
  • Southwestern University, Okun-Owa, Ogun State
  • Tansain University, Oba, Anambra State
  • Taraba State University, Jalingo
  • University Of Benin, Benin City
  • University Of Ilorin, Ilorin
  • University Of Jos, Jos
  • University Of Lagos
  • University Of Maiduguri
  • University Of Mkar, Gboko
  • University Of Nigeria Nsukka
  • University Of Uyo
  • Wellspring University, Irhihi/Ogbaneki, Benin City
  • Wesley University Of Science And Technology. Ondo
  • Western Delta University, Oghara, Delta State

FAQ

Is Government compulsory for Mass Communication in JAMB?

NO, Government is not a compulsory subject to sit for in JAMB if you want to study Mass Communication, but it is accepted for Admission to study Mass Comm., that is, instead of enrolling Government in JAMB, you can instead enroll something else provided it is an Art or Social Science subject.

What are the compulsory subjects for Mass Communication?

The Compulsory Subject for Mass Communication In JAMB is Use of English, the remaining three Subjects will be decided by you (Any three (3) Arts or Social Science subjects).

While for WAEC; English Language, Mathematics and three (3) other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences (Government, Economics, Commerce, CRS e.t.c).

What are the main subject for Mass Communication?

The main subjects to study Mass Communication in JAMB is English Language. Any other art or Social Science Subject like Government, CRS, commerce e.t.c can be used also to complete the number of subjects to be four (4).

Is maths compulsory in JAMB for Mass Communication?

NO, Mathematics is not a compulsory subject to study Mass Communication in JAMB but it is compulsory in WAEC. So make sure you work on your Mathematics prowess for WAEC, while you can simply ignore it in JAMB.

Is there Law in Mass Communication?

No, there is no subject called Mass Communication in JAMB. the only subjects you can sit for in JAMB if you want to study Mass Communication are; JAMB Use of English, Any three (3) Arts or Social Science subjects.

Can I Study Mass Communication Without commerce in JAMB?

YES, you can study Mass Communication without Commerce, but you will have to replace the subject (commerce) with other Art or Social science Subjects

In Summary

To study Mass Communication you need to sit for four (4) subjects in JAMB which is Use of English and any other three Art or Social Science Subjects and have at least credits (C6) in your Five (5) core courses in your O’level (WAEC, NECO or NABTEB) which includes: English Language, Mathematics and three (3) other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences (Government, Economics, Commerce, CRS e.t.c).

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DIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENTUTME REQUIREMENTSUBJECTS
Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in Arts or Social Science subjects.Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language and four (4) other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.    Any three (3) from Arts or Social Science subjects.
Summary table of JAMB Subject Combination to study Mass Communication

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10 Comments

  1. Can I choose Yoruba with the subject combination of English, literature and government to study mass communication at AAUA

  2. Please can I upload English, Yoruba, lit in eng, economy, and Yoruba to study mass communication?

  3. This information was really helpful if at all what ive read is true, mathematics is not a compulsory subject in jamb if I want to study mass comm, anyways thanks for this bright info

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