WAEC and JAMB UTME Subject for Primary Education Studies


O Level & A Level Requirement – Subject Combination for Primary Education Studies 2020/2021; 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


Course Primary Education Studies
Qualification [B. ED/B.A.(Educ.)/B.Sc. (Educ.)/B.Ed. (Tech)
Duration 3 – 4 Years
Cut off mark varies
Entrance Non Competitive
Related courses Primary Education Studies related courses
Job Availability Low and Competitive

This page literally covers answers to questions related to O level and A-level requirement to study Primary Education Studies. That is, the WAEC subject combination (requirements), JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements), s, Special consideration (waivers) and the required documents for admission into Nigeria universities. In other to help you avoid having difficulties with getting admission in Nigeria Universities, we have some post that will be of benefit to you. You can ignore.


WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Primary Education Studies

The subjects needed to study Primary Education 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 required WAEC subject combination for Primary Education Studies must include

  1. English Language
  2. A Trade subject


JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Primary Education Studies 

Knowing JAMB subjects for Primary Education Studies is not enough. 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, HND or Predegree!..

These are JAMB UTME subject combinations (subjects to write in jamb) to study Primary Education Studies
  1. Any three subjects.


Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Primary Education Studies
(i) Two ‘A’ level passes chosen from relevant subject areas.
If for some reasons you are not satisfied or cannot meet up with this admission requirement that is the subject combination above, perhaps you should consider other Primary Education Studies  similar courses or take 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 or within. Education is now a choice. And please 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

These are the list of Universities offering Primary Education Studies in Nigeria

  1. Alvan Ikoku College of Education
  2. Federal College of Education, Pankshin
  3. Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni
  4. Osun State College of Education, Ila-Orangun
  5. University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)
  6. Osun State College of Education Ilesa
  7. Federal College of Education (special) Oyo
  9. University of Abuja, Gwagwalada
  10. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli (Primary and Elementary Education)


Cut-off Mark for Primary Education Studies course

The cut-off mark for Primary Education Studies varies. You can check these universities JAMB UTME cut off marks here. Primary Education Studies is a good course and you can also check the top best Educational courses. This should not influence you. Follow your heart or seek my counsel.

Primary Education Studies is how many years course and under which faculty?

Depending on your mode of entry, Primary Education Studies is a three to four years course in Nigeria. According to JAMB, this course is under Faculty of Education but may be under a different faculty in some universities.
Where can I work with a Degree in Primary Education Studies 
I believe you now know the subjects required to study Primary Education Studies. I urge you to also find out where you can work with the degree. Please take your time to read Fatherprada’s Career Guide – so that you can have knowledge on how the labour market operate after graduating. Career opportunities will be added when we revisit this page.
Special Consideration
The SSCE O level and A-level subject needed to study Primary Education Studies have been listed above but, 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..

Check Pre-Primary and Primary Education

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5 thoughts on “WAEC and JAMB UTME Subject for Primary Education Studies”

  1. this is my result
    mathematics d7
    english c6
    accounting b3
    commerce b3
    economics e8
    government c6
    civic c6
    bookkeeping d7
    yoruba e8
    can i study primary education in unilag

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