Admission Requirements

UTME: 4-Year Degree Programme

For admission into the 4 year Degree Course in History and International Studies, a candidate must possess 5 “O” Level credits to include English Language, Civic Education/Government /History and three other Arts/Social Science subjects with at least a pass in Mathematics. Note that Government/Civic Education/History is taken in place of each other.

DIRECT ENTRY: 3-Year Degree Programme

For the 3-Year Degree Course, a candidate must possess any of the following: NCE or Diploma (at Credit / Merit Level) from any recognized institution; and 5 Credits at “O” level to include English Language and four other Humanities/Social subject. Note that Government is taken in lieu of History.

Career Prospects

History and International Studies is a field concerned with the understanding of global interaction, both in the historical past and in the present, focusing largely on political, economic, social and cultural issues that dominate the international agenda.

The programme enables graduates obtain a utilitarian degree that combines a vast knowledge of global history with the history of modern international relations.

At Redeemer’s University, we foster both critical and creative thinking in students while making their academic experience as worthwhile as possible by combining rigor with flexibility.

Students receive personal attention from diverse faculty members who have specialized knowledge in the field. They will gain a stronger understanding of the influence of History and International Studies on each other, while engaging in topics such as conflict resolution, refugee studies, women studies, diplomacy, terrorism and strategic studies.

Like other courses in the university, it grants merit scholarship to academically outstanding students from the second year.

The strong research, analysis, communication and writing skills you develop during your studies will create pathways to a wide range of careers in many different sectors.

Most students use these transferable skills to successfully pursue career paths in the diplomatic services, among international organisations, the ministry of external affairs, in academics; among NGO’s, government, media houses, consultancy firms and several other related fields of endeavour as researchers.

Other students choose career paths such as research specialists, conflict negotiators, development consultants, local and international advocator.

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