BEd Political Science - Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu Ode | Educartis

Ijebu Ode
4 years
On Campus


Course Overview

The bachelor’s programme in Political Science is an education course of Tai Solarin University of Education. The course explores modern political thoughts, relating them with meanings of democracy, citizenship, justice, authority, and identity. It discusses themes and ideologies dominant in Western political theory, and examine contemporary challenges to that tradition, such as feminist political theory and the work of theorists concerned with globalization. With an objective to prepare students for governance and politics, the course will adapt these into the local political scene, and Nigeria’s democratic evolution.

Graduates of Political Science with education specialization teach social sciences at the secondary school level. You can also find roles in different strata of governance, social administration and public service in Nigeria. Their understanding of public administration and governance make them of immense value to these fields. The course is designed to  prepare you for both teaching roles in educational institutions, and active participation in public administration, community development and politics.
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

The degree course in will equip you with the following capacities: 

  • Ability to formulate and contrast logical arguments about political phenomena and an ability to evaluate these through empirical and theoretical methods;
  • Understanding of how political institutions emerge, operate, interact with the external environment, and how they shape individual and collective behaviours;
  • Familiarity with different approaches to the study of politics and ability to apply these to contemporary political problems;
  • Ability to Critically assess the actions of actors in the political system and define their motives.
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Certification obtained

At the completion of the programme, you will receive a Bachelor of Education degree in Political Science.

What jobs will I qualify for?

  • Community Organizer
  • Development Officer
  • Political Scientist
  • Public Relations Specialist


When do I start?

Next available course

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Admission Criteria

Direct Entry 
  • Advanced level credit in Economics, Government, and Accounting are qualified to be admitted by direct entry mode. 
  • Ordinary National Diploma (OND), National Certificate in Education or Higher National Diploma (HND) obtained from accredited Polytechnics, Colleges of Education or Institutes with upper credit level 

  • Five ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Government, Economics/Geography and any one of History, Literature-in-English and CRS/IRS.
  • UTME subjects must include English Language, Government and any two subjects from Economics, Geography, History, Literature-in-English, CRS/IRS and Mathematics.

How do I apply?

Step 1: Log on to the University's admission portal.
Step 2: Pay the application fee of N2, 000 and complete the application form,
Step 3: Print the application confirmation slip.

Payment options

  • Online Payment

Detailed course information

The course curriculum includes:
  • Introduction to Political Science
  • Nigeria Constitutional Development
  • Nigeria Legal System
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Introduction to History 
  • Elements of Human Geography
  • Elements of Management
  • Political Ideas
  • Introduction to Political Analysis
  • Introduction to Public Administration
  • Nigerian Government and Politics
  • Sociology of Religion
  • Nigerian Social Structure
  • Africa and European Imperialism

Course Provider

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Phone & Location
  • +2348164696001
  • Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, Nigeria