Programme Description

The NUC Accredited online Bachelor of Science in Political Science provides students with valuable, comprehensive knowledge of government and global politics, preparing them to analyze complex political problems and recognize potential solutions in both the public and private sector.

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UTME Candidates

Five ‘O’ level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Government or History and any other two Social Science subjects from Economics, Commerce, Civic Education and Geography.
JAMB: Use of English, Government/History and any other two subjects from Economics, Geography, Civic Education, Commerce.

Direct Entry

(1) Two ‘A’ level /IJMB pass which must include Government/History and anyone from Economics, Sociology and Geography.
(2) ABU Diploma in Political Science and International Studies with a minimum of Merit grade.

Minimum number of units per semester: 12 units

Download the B.Sc. Political Science Course Structure



Per Course

  • Prerequisite
    Not Applicable
  • Acceptance:
  • Examination Fee:
    ₦20,000 Per semester
  • Miscellaneous:
    ₦8,500 Per session

A Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science can lead you down several excellent career paths. The political science major offers a combination of history, political theories, policy concepts, and principles of governance. The result of this combination is a highly flexible degree, one that can help you pursue a wide range of political science jobs. Whether you want to spend your days practising law, analyzing current events, or helping to craft legislation that will affect society as a whole, a degree in political science can help you get started. Career options are seen below

  • Public Opinion Analyst
  • Public Policy Analyst
  • Financial/Economic Analyst
  • Legislative Analyst
  • Political Aide
  • Diplomat
  • Print Journalist