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B.Sc. Political Science

B.Sc. Peace and Conflict Studies

The study of Political Science and Diplomacy aims at building capacity and competences in contemporary national politics and international relations and practice.

The objectives of the Bachelor of Science, Political Science programme are:
  • Graduates understand and are able to apply contemporary administrative and relational skill in managing public and private institutions in Nigeria and elsewhere.
  • Graduates acquire capacity to operate successfully as administrators, journalists, and diplomats in multilateral organizations and international firms.

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Faculty of Social Sciences

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Veritas University, Abuja


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Our Mission
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To effectively structure the discipline in anticipation of the needs of the graduates, the government and the society at large; thereby enhance the political, socio-economic and moral development of the country, and scientific research to advance knowledge in the individual student.

Admission Requirement


A minimum standard of five (5) credits at two sittings, including English Language. Candidates must have credit pass in Government or History and a pass in Mathematics. Basic knowledge of French or any other foreign language is an advantage.

In addition, the University requires that the candidate makes an acceptable pass in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) conducted by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB). Furthermore, the University screens all candidates for admission into its degree programmes.

Direct Entry

Candidates seeking Direct Entry admission to the 200-level should possess, in addition to the minimum of five credit passes at the GCE/SSC/NECO examinations, any of the following qualifications:

  • At least two ‘A’ level passes including Government or History. Candidates are expected to possess five credits at WASSCE/GCE/NECO ‘O’ Level or their equivalent in subjects that include English, Government or History and a Pass in Mathematics. Results at ‘O’ and ‘A’ level must be attained at not more than two sittings.
  • A National Diploma certificate from an approved university, polytechnic or school of arts & science with a grade not lower than Merit. In addition, the applicant must possess credit passes at WASSCE/GCE/NECO ‘O’ level, or its equivalent, in five subjects, which must include English, Mathematics, Government or History.
  • Any equivalent qualifications approved by the Senate of the University.

Basic knowledge of French or any other foreign language is an advantage.

Jooji Innocent SENIOR LECTURER View Profile
Okwara Emmanuel Chukwuma LECTURER I View Profile
Obodo Nneamaka Ijie LECTURER II View Profile
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Kussah, Terwase Kimbir LECTURER II View Profile
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Otegwu Isaac Odu Lecturer I View Profile
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Why Study Here?

With over 30 undergraduate programmes and 21 Postgraduate programmes to choose from, Veritas University offers you a unique opportunity to be the very best that you can be.

Located in a serene environment enveloped by nature and boasting state of the art facilities for study and recreation, you are assured that your experience here at Veritas University will be a pleasant one.