Subject Combination for Mass Communication (JAMB & WAEC)

For all prospective candidates who wish to study Mass Communication in the University. I have put up this article on everything you need to know about studying Mass Communication in a Nigerian University.

Subject Combination for Mass Communication

In this article, you will get to know, the subject combination for Mass Communication, JAMB UTME Subjects and requirements, O’Level subjects and requirements, Direct Entry requirements and the list of accredited Universities Offering Mass Communication.

JAMB Subject Combination for  Mass Communication

Mass Communication is studied under the faculty of Arts & Humanities in Nigerian Universities

1. Use of English

2. Any three Arts and Social Science subjects.

The choice of art or social science subjects is entirely up to you.

Special Considerations

1. BINGHAM & UNIJOS require Literature in English.

2. UNN & UNIBEN requires Literature in English and any two subjects out of which one must be in the Arts or Social Science.

See Also: JAMB Subject Combinations for All Courses.

Art/Social Science Subjects to Study in School

In addition to Mathematics and English Languages, you will need to study these courses in your secondary school.

1. Literature in English 

2. Christian Religious Studies 

3. History 

4. Government 

5. Geography 

6. Economics

7. Commerce

8. French Language 

WAEC Subject Combination for Mass communication

Official JAMB requirement for O’level is:

“Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language. Any three Arts and Social Sciences”

Possible Combination is below:

1. Mathematics

2. English Language

3. Literature in English

4. History

5. Government

6. Christian Religious Studies

7. Economics

8. Commerce

9. Geography

Direct Entry Requirements for Mass Communication

Two ‘A’ level passes in relevant subjects. Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language.

List of Nigerian Universities Offering Mass Communication

Mass Communication can be studied in any of the following Nigerian Universities.

  • Adekunle Ajasin University
  • Ajayi Crowther University
  • Akwa Ibom State University
  • Al-Hikmah University
  • Bingham University
  • Covenant University
  • Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University
  • Kwara State University
  • National Open University
  • NTA-Television College
  • Plateau State University
  • University of Benin
  • University of Jos
  • University of Maiduguri
  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka


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  1. With good grades in English,literature in English,economics,but a d7 in government can I be admitted into uniuyo to study masscom

    1. No it’s not possible bcuz u have to pass literature bcuz it’s compulsory in Mass communication

  2. Can I study mass communication with ICT in waec and jamb 😭
    And can I study it without geography and commerce
    Here are my 9 subjects
    Maths, English, government, literature, biology, economics, dyeing and bleaching, civic education and visual art 😩

  3. Can I study mass com without history
    Here are the one subject in choose ,English , literature in English, government,I.R.S,civic education, economics ,Yoruba , catering craft, mathematics

  4. Can I study mass comm with These subjects
    English, lit, biology, mathematics, civic, government,crs, economic, marketing

  5. Here are nine subjects
    Mathe matics
    English language
    Literature in English
    Civic education

    Can I study mass communication with them

  6. Hello!
    Please can I study mass communication with d7 in literature?
    Secondly can I be admitted in Ignatius with the result

    Thank you

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