WAEC and JAMB UTME Subject for Education and Social Studies

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O Level & A Level Requirement – Subject Combination for Education and Social Studies including the List of Nigeria Universities Offering the Course, WAEC, NECO, GCE, JAMB UTME, Direct Entry, IJBM, JUPEB, CAMBRIDGE, NABTEB, Course Description and Career Opportunities

 

Note
  • JAMB officially classified this course under Faculty of Education.
  • Probable Degree type – [B. ED/B.A.(Educ.)/B.Sc. (Educ.)/B.Ed. (Tech)]

The admission requirement to study Education and Social Studies in Nigeria Universities includes one or a combination of ‘O’ level results or A-level result if you’re going through Direct Entry. This page will literally answer questions such as WAEC subject combination, JAMB UTME subject combination, Direct Entry requirements, Special consideration (waivers), where you can work with the degree and the required documents for admission into Nigeria universities. If you’re still having difficulties with getting admission in Nigeria Universities, we have some post that may be of benefit to you.

 

WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Education and Social Studies
The subjects needed to study Education and Social Studies in WAEC must contain five (5) credit. This subject combination is also applicable to NECO AND GCE… The O level requirement that is the compulsory WAEC subject combination for Education and Social Studies must include

  1. English Language
  2. Plus two Arts /Social Science subjects

 

JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Education and Social Studies
You should aim for a score of 180 – 200 and above in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side (Just a piece of advice) because anything short of that may deny you of Admission/Post UTME. Of course, if you have a score below 180, you can consider College of Education or Polytechnic… Please note – JAMB is not the only option for admission. If you’re having troubles JAMB UTME maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB, ND or Predegree. JAMB UTME subject combinations (subjects to write in jamb) to study Education and Social Studies are any three subjects from

  1. Christian Religious Knowledge
  2. Economics, Geography/Physics
  3. Government
  4. History and IRS.

 

Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Education and Social Studies
(i) NCE (Social Studies) from recognised colleges.
(ii) Two ‘A’ level passes in relevant subjects

 

Just a reminder: Everything you have read so far is a general requirement, it is expedient that you also check the special consideration for this course below. If for some reasons you are not satisfied or cannot meet up with the subject combination above, perhaps you should consider taking a look at Polytechnic or College of Education related course subject requirements. You can also study online with a foreign university right from your bedroom or apply for a scholarship to study abroad. Education is now a choice.

 

So now that you know the compulsory WAEC, JAMB subject combination for Education and Social Studies, (which is also applicable to NECO and GCE) as well as A-level result/certificate. Do you know which Universities in Nigeria offer Education and Social Studies
Before you make a decision on which University to choose, please consider

  • The Fees
  • The Distance
  • The Environment
  • The Degree Certificate
  • Vulnerability to Strike
  • Acceptable O Level and A-level Result
  • Academic Calendar

See useful guides on how to choose a course and university

List of Nigeria Universities offering Education and Social Studies are

  1. Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba
  2. Abia State University, Uturu
  3. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  4. University of Abuja, Gwagwalada
  5. Adeyemi College of Education
  6. College of Education, Agbor
  7. Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin
  8. AOCOE
  9. University of Benin (UNIBEN)
  10. University of Calabar (UNICAL)
  11. CE-College of Education, Akwanga
  12. Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU) Click to read conditions
  13.  Emmanuel Alayande College of Education, Oyo State
  14. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki Click to read conditions
  15. EDALV
  16. EDGUSifyU(T)
  17. EDKAN
  18. EDOBUDU
  19. EDZAR
  20. Ekiti State University
  21. Federal College of Education, Kontagora
  22. Federal College of Education, Okene
  23. Federal College of Education, Pankshin
  24. Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike – Enugu State
  25. Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni
  26. Osun State College of Education, Ila-Orangun
  27. University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) Click to read conditions
  28. University of Jos (UNIJOS) Click to read conditions
  29. College of Education, Katsina-Ala, Benue State.
  30. Kogi State University Anyigba
  31. KWASCOE
  32. Kwara State College of education, Ilorin (KWCOED)
  33. Lead City University, Ibadan
  34. Michael Otedola College of Primary Education, Moforiji
  35. Nasarawa State University Keffi (NSUK)
  36. NSCOE
  37. Nwafor Orizu College of Education in Nsugbe, Anambra State
  38. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU)
  39. Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye
  40. Osun State College of Education Ilesa
  41. SHAGARI
  42. Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu Ode (TASUED) Click to read conditions
  43. UMAR
  44. University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
  45. University of Uyo
  46. Veritas University, Abuja Click to read conditions
  47. College of Education, Warri (COEWARRI)
  48. College Of Education Zing Taraba State

 

Where can I work with a Degree in Education and Social Studies 
I believe you now know the subjects required to study Education and Social Studies. I urge you to also find out where you can work with the degree. Please take your time to read The Act of Getting a Job – so you would know what you’re up against after graduating. Career opportunities will be added soon.

 

The SSCE O level and A-level subject needed to study Education and Social Studies have been listed above. Some Universities may accept D7 or E8 in some a compulsory subject instead of Credit. And some may accept or reject two sittings. That is combinations of WAEC, NECO, or GCE results. You will know more when you take a look at the special consideration (waiver) for this course if available. Please take note that when you see Check, it simply means the special consideration for this course had been merge with a related course to save space. So it is advisable to click the link or search with the search bar..

Spoiler title
Special Consideration”] What is Direct Entry Special Consideration to study Education and Social Studies
(i) Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU) accepts NCE (Social Studies) from recognized Colleges of Education, NCE Social Studies combined with any Social Science subject or Arts is acceptable to O.A.U. plus three other subjects including English passed at credit levels in GCE O/LEVEL or TC II at credit/merit levels in relevant subjects or Associationship Certificate in Education (Social Studies) of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU) or its equivalent passed at credit/merit level

(ii) EDALV and OSSCE require NCE (merit) passes in two subjects including Social Studies.

(iii) EDZAR and EDKAN – Admission by Direct Entry only. EDZAR requires credit in English Language at ‘O’ level and four other credits which should include two Arts/Social Science (i.e. Geography/Physics, History, Government etc). Also accepts NCE Social Studies and any other subject from recognised institution with a minimum of ‘C’ grade across including Education.

(iv) University of Benin (UNIBEN) requires 2/3 NCE merit passes including a Social Science subject plus 3/2 O/L credit- including English Language and Mathematics at one sittings.

(v) Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni– Same as in Geography Education.

(vii) EDZAR requires three A’ level/NCE (merit) including Social Studies History with a minimum of ‘C’ grade across including Education.

(viii) University of Calabar (UNICAL) same as in Education Arts.

(ix) Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki requires NCE/Two ‘A’ level passes in social studies, Government or History.

(xi) Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu Ode (TASUED) accepts: (a) Two ‘A’ level/ NCE (Credit/ Merit) in Economics, Government /Political Science, Religious Studies, History, Geography and Social Studies. (b) National Diploma (ND) (Upper Credit) in Public Admission, Local Government Administration

(xii) University of Abuja, Gwagwalada accepts: Two A-level Credit passes in relevant Subjects/ NCE (minimum 10 points) in addition to ‘O’ Level requirements

(xiv) Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba accepts two NCE Merit passes in History, Home Economics, Fine Arts Social Studies,Religious Studies, Home Management, Political Science, Guidance and Counselling, Educational Management.

(xv) University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) – Preference will be given to NCE holders for Direct Entry. General English at NCE level is not acceptable as a replacement for O’ Level credit (i) Ekiti State University accepts any three subjects

What is WAEC, NECO, GCE Special Consideration to study Education and Social Studies
(i) Ekiti State University accepts any three subjects.

(ii) Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU) accepts Fine Art, Home Management and Music with credits in at least 2 of Economics, Govt., Geog, History and Religious Studies. TC II holders should have merit passes in any 2 of History, Home Economics, Social Studies, Fine Art and Religious Studies.

(iii) EDALV- same as University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN).

(iv) Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU) requires at least a pass in O/L Mathematics.

(xvi) Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU) requires credit in two subjects from Geography/Physics, Economics, History and Government.

(vi) University of Benin (UNIBEN) requires Mathematics and 2 Social Science subjects.

(vii) Abia State University, Uturu requires fives SSCE credit in passes in English Language plus three other subjects and at least a pass in Mathematics.

(viii) EDZAR requires ‘P’ in Mathematics.

(ix) University of Calabar (UNICAL) requires five O/L credits in English Language and other relevant subjects and accepts a pass in Mathematics.

(x) Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU) requires Five ‘0’ credit including English Language. Candidates with GCE O/L background should have credits in at least two of Economics, Geography, Government History, Music, Fine Arts, Religious Studies and Home Economics. Those with TC II should have merits in English and two of Social Studies, History, Government, Home Economics, Fine art and Music, Religious Studies and Literature in English.

(xi) Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni– Same as in Geography Education.

(xvii) Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki requires five SSCE credit in English, Mathematics, Government, Biology and any one other social science subject.

(xviii) Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike – Enugu State requires credit in Mathematics.

(xix) Kogi State University Anyigba requires five O’ level credit to include English Language, Pass in Mathematics and four other relevant subjects.

(xx) Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu Ode (TASUED) requires five ‘O’ level credits at one sittings or six ‘O’ level credits at two sittings to include English Language, Mathematics, and Social Science Subject.

(xxi) University of Abuja, Gwagwalada requires five Credit Passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) to include Mathematics, English Language and three other relevant Arts/Social Science subjects.

(xxi) Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba requires five credit including English Language Mathematics plus two Arts/Social science subjects.

(xxii) University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) requires five O’ level credits in five subjects including English Language, Mathematics and two from the following subjects: Economics, Social Studies, F/A, Civic Education, Government, Commerce, Marketing and Business Management.

What is JAMB UTME Special Consideration to study Education and Social Studies
(i) Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU) requires at least Two of Economics, Geography/Physics, Government and History.

(ii) University of Benin (UNIBEN) requires Mathematics and any two of Economics, Government and Geography.

(iii) University of Calabar (UNICAL) same as in Education Arts.

(iv) Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni – Same as in Geography Education.

(v) Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki accepts any three Arts or Social Science subjects.

(vi) Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba requires at least Three of Economics, Geography, Biology/Agricultural Science,CRS/IRS Government /History.

(vii) University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) requires Mathematics plus two other social science subjects from Economics, F/A, Government, Commerce and Geography.

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