Olevel and Jamb Subject Combination For Psychology 2023 Updated

 Olevel and Jamb Subject Combination For Psychology 2022


What is the Jamb subject combination for Psychology? 

Well this post is going to talk about the Jamb subject combination for Psychology… Relax .😉 

What is jamb subject combination?

Jamb subject combination is the required 4 subjects for you to take while taking part in Jamb/Utme exams. 

English is always compulsory accompanied with 3 other subjects .

What is Psychology? 

Psychology is the science of mind and behavior. Psychology includes the study of conscious and unconscious phenomena, as well as feeling and thought. It is an academic discipline of immense scope.

Why should you study Psychology in Nigeria ?

Psychology is a really awesome course in the sense that.. it remains relevant especially in a country like Nigeria with increasing rate of suicide due to economic melt down and recession.

It’s so unfortunate that in this part of the world, Pastors and Imams have usurped the role of a Psychologist. Psychologist are well respected people in the society.

A Psychologist have the professional training and clinical skills to help people learn to cope more effectively with life issues and mental health problems.

There is need for more Psychologists in Nigeria to counsel people. Graduates have career opportunities as Counsellors, Psychotherapist, School Psychologists, Security Intelligence, Human Resource Personnel etc.


What are the subject requirements for psychology?

To study Psychology, you must acquire atleast Five O’level� Credit Passes in Government or History, English Language and Three (3) other subjects. Atleast a Pass in Mathematics is required.

What subjects do I need to study psychology in Nigeria?

Subjects needed for psychology in Nigeria are:

  • English 
  • Mathematics 
  • Biology 
  • Economics 
  • Government 
  • History 
  • Any other subject

Can a science student study psychology?

Yes! A science student can study Psychology 

Requirements to Study Psychology in Nigeria 

There are variation to these requirements in some Nigerian higher institutions. In the case of some schools highlighted for you below:

  • UNN requires Credit Passes in English Language, Biology or Health Science, and any other three Subjects Plus, atleast a passes in Mathematics or Statistics.
  • UNIJOS requires Five Credit Passes to include mathematics, English Language and Biology.
  • UNIBADAN accepts Science Subjects with a Pass in Mathematics.
  • AAU requires Five Credits Passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology and two other subjects.
  • OAU requires Credit Passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology and any two other subjects from Geography, Economics, Government, Chemistry and Physics.
  • LASU accept credit Passes in English Language and Mathematics, Biology and any others two subjects from Social Subjects (Commerce, Economics, Geography and Goernment).
  • UNIZIK requires similar requirements as for Economics, for both Direct Entry and UTME applicants but a Pass in Mathematics is acceptable.
  • UNILAG requires Five Credit Passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Biology and any other two (2) Science, Social Science or Arts Subject at not more than one (1) sittings. UNILAG does not accept Commerce, CRS/IRS and Accounting.

JAMB Subject Combination For Psychology

What is the latest Jamb subject combination for Psychology? 

To apply for Psychology in JAMB, you need the following subjects:-

  • English Language (Compulsory For all courses)
  • Government or History,
  • And two subjects from Arts or Social Science.

In addition to knowing your JAMB Subject Combination for Psychology, there are also TOP NIGERIAN INSTITUTIONS to study this course/programme.

Psychology can be studied under the Social and Management Science faculties of the following top Nigerian Universities:-

  • Lagos State University (LASU)
  • Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK)
  • University of Jos (UNIJOS)
  • University of Lagos (UNILAG)
  • University of Ibadan (UI)
  • Covenant University (CU)
  • Ambrose Ali University (AAU)
  • University of Uyo (UNIUYO)
  • University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)
  • Federal University Oye Ekiti (FUOYE



check out: universities offering psychology in Nigeria


The above list of top Nigerian Universities to study Psychology does not relegate some other well known top Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges who are also offering this programme. You can also patronise some good schools approved for the study of this programme.

Articles on requirements for other courses are coming soon. 

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Ace aka Undergragra is a Computer Engineering Graduate at the Federal University Oye-Ekiti. He is a passionate teacher, writer, educational consultant, and educational informant.
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