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WAEC Subject Requirement For Mass Communication And JAMB Subject Combination

Mass Communication is the study that concerns the flow of information or information exchange through mass media to the population in the same period. This is achieved through mediums such as newspapers, magazines, books, radio, television and even the internet.

This information can be in the form of news, entertainment, documentary, advert, etc. the study is usually a 4 years course (5 years at the University of Technology). The course major in Journalism, Broadcasting, and production as her core and fundamental activities.

Jamb Subject Combination For Mass Communication 

The JAMB subject combination for Mass communication requirement include:

  1. English language (compulsory)
  2. Literature in English
  3. Economics
  4. Government

Possibly any other Arts and Social science subjects are required in line with the English language which is compulsory.

Waec Subject Requirement For Mass Communication 

In order to be able to successfully participate in JAMB examination as a prospective undergraduate, there is need to possess the ideal qualification in WAEC that will guarantee ones sitting for the examination. There is need to possess five credit pass in Art subjects such as

  1. English language
  2. Literature in English
  3. Government
  4. Mathematics
  5. Economics or any other course in the Art field

List Of Tertiary Schools That Offer Mass Communication In Nigeria

There are a numerous number of Nigerian Universities (Private, state or Federal) and Polytechnic (Private, state or Federal) where the course is fully accredited and offered, the schools listed below offer Mass communication either on a part-time or full-time basis.

  1. Abia State University, Uturu
  2. Achievers University Owo
  3. Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko
  4. Adeleke University, Ede, Osun State
  5. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  6. Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo
  7. Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot-Akpaden
  8. Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin
  9. American University Of Nigeria, Yola
  10. Anambra State University, Uli
  11. Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo
  12. Bayero University, Kano
  13. Benson Idahosa University, Benin City
  14. Benue State University, Makurdi
  15. Bingham University, Karu
  16. Bowen University, Iwo
  17. Caleb University, Imota
  18. Caritas University, Amorji-Nike, Enugu
  19. Covenant University, Canaan Land, Ota
  20. Crawford University,Faith City, Km 8, Atan-Agbara Road, Igbesa
  21. Crescent University, Abeokuta
  22. Cross Rivers University Of Technology, Calabar
  23. Delta State University, Abraka
  24. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
  25. Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin, Ondo State
  26. Enugu State University Of Science And Technology, Enugu
  27. Fountain University, Osogbo
  28. Godfrey Okoye University, Urgwuomu- Nike
  29. Gregory University, Uturu, Abia State
  30. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai
  31. Igbinedion University, Okada, Benin City
  32. Imo State University, Owerri
  33. Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji
  34. Kaduna State University, Kaduna
  35. Kogi State University, Anyigba
  36. Kwara State University, Malete, Ilorin
  37. Madonna University, Okija
  38. Nasarawa State University, Keffi
  39. National Open University Of Nigeria
  40. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
  41. Novena University Ogume
  42. Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu
  43. Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye
  44. Pan-Atlantic University, Ahmed Onibudo Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
  45. Plateau State University, Bokkos
  46. Redeemers University
  47. Renaissance University, Ojiagu-Agbani, Enugu
  48. Rhema University, Obeama, Rivers State
  49. Rivers State University Of Science And Technology, Port Harcourt
  50. Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa, Edo State
  51. Southwestern University, Okun-Owa, Ogun State
  52. Tansain University, Oba, Anambra State
  53. Taraba State University, Jalingo
  54. University Of Benin, Benin City
  55. University Of Ilorin, Ilorin
  56. University Of Jos, Jos
  57. University Of Lagos
  58. University Of Maiduguri
  59. University Of Mkar, Gboko
  60. University Of Nigeria Nsukka
  61. University Of Uyo
  62. Wellspring University, Irhihi/Ogbaneki, Benin City
  63. Wesley University Of Science And Technology. Ondo
  64. Western Delta University, Oghara, Delta State
  65.  Kaduna Polytechnic (KADPOLY)
  66. Adamawa State Polytechnic (ADAMAWAPOLY)
  67. Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic (AKWAIBOMPOLY)
  68. Dorben Polytechnic (DORBENPOLY)
  69. Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti (EKITIPOLY)
  70. Federal Polytechnic, Offa (OFFAPOLY)
  71. Federal Polytechnic, Bida (BIDAPOLY)
  72. Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi (BAUCHIPOLY)
  73. Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa (NASARAWAPOLY)
  74. Federal Polytechnic, Mubi (MUBIPOLY)
  75. Federal Polytechnic, Nekede (NEKEDEPOLY)
  76. Federal Polytechnic, Oko (OKOPOLY)1
  77. Institute of Management Technology, Enugu (IMTE)
  78. Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH)
  79. Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY)
  80. Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic (NUBAPOLY)
  81. Rivers State Polytechnic (RIVPOLY)
  82. Rufus Giwa Polytechnic (RUGIPO)
  83. The Polytechnic, Ibadan (IBADANPOLY)
  84. Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH)
  85. Our Saviour Institute of Science, Agric. & Tech. (OSISATECH)
  86. Akwa Ibom State College Of Arts And Science (AISCAS)
  87. Crown Polytechnic (CROWNPOLY)
  88. Delta State College Of Agriculture (DELSCOA)
  89. Fidei Polytechnic, Gboko (FIDEIPOLY)
  90. Heritage Polytechnic (HERITAGE)
  91. Institute Of Public Health (OAU), Ile-Ife (IPHOAU)
  92. Interlink Polytechnic (INTERLINK)
  93. Jigawa State Institute Of Information Technology (JSIIT)
  94. Nasarawa State Polytechnic (NASPOLY)
  95. Polytechnic Of Sokoto (POLYSOK)
  96. Southern-Nigeria Institute Of Innovative Technology (SNIIT)
  97. Wolex Polytechnic (WOLEX)
  98. Nigerian Institution of Leather Technology and Science Technology (NILEST)
  99. Nacabs Polytechnic (NACABS)
  100. Ogun State Institute of Technology (OGITECH)


Every candidate needs to prepare well for these examinations, the high price to be paid is consistent study, and not just study without direction but to acquire past question paper as a guideline to aid and direct your reading. Of course, success doesn’t come without a price tag. Also, acquire necessary and needed information that will help you have upper hand to travail in the examination, most importantly strive to beat whatever mark that is set by the examination board.


It is important to be aware of the subject combination for JAMB and the subject needed when writing WAEC so that there will be no room for a mistake during the process of registration. It is important to also know the accredited institutions which offer Mass communication.  

It is important to note that most institutions are interested in candidates who have one or to sitting in WAEC and JAMB over those who have sat for the examinations multiple times.