WAEC, JAMB Subject for Home Economics and Education

O Level & A Level Requirement – Subject Combination for Home Economics and Education 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 Home Economics and Education 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.

 

What is O level/WAEC subject combination (requirement) for Home Economics and Education?
The subjects needed to study Home Economics and Education. The core WAEC, NECO or GCE subject combination/TC II merit passes for Home Economics and Education must include

  1. English language
  2. Mathematics If you don’t have credit in Mathematics, Click here fast
  3. Home Economics
  4. Biology
  5. Chemistry.
  6. A Trade Subject

 

What is JAMB UTME subject combination (subjects needed) for Home Economics and Education?
You should aim for a score of 180 – 200 and above in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side (Just an 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 combination (subject to write in jamb) for Home Economics and Education are

  1. Chemistry
  2. Biology or Agricultural Science
  3. One other subject

 

What is Direct Entry requirement (that is the required A-level result you need) to study Home Economics and Education?
(i) NCE in Home Economics with a minimum of merit pass.
(ii) GCE ‘A’ level in two of Chemistry and any Biology, Botany and Agric Science.
(iii) OND/HND Home Economics (credit level) or Food Science or Hotel and Catering

 

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 Home Economics and Education, (which is also applicable to NECO and GCE) as well as A-level result/certificate.
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 Home Economics and Education are

  1. Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
  2. Abia State University, Uturu
  3. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  4. Adeyemi College of Education
  5. University of Benin (UNIBEN)
  6. Benue State University, Makurdi
  7. CE-College of Education, Akwanga
  8. Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU) Click to read conditions
  9. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki Click to read conditions
  10. EDAKOKA
  11. EDALV
  12. EDASAB
  13. EDGUSifyU(T)
  14. EDOMOK
  15. EDUMUNZ
  16. EDZAR
  17. Federal College of Education, Osiele, Abeokuta
  18. FC-GOMBE
  19. Federal College of Education, Kontagora
  20. Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni
  21. College of Education, Ikere Ekiti
  22. Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU)
  23. College of Education, Katsina-Ala, Benue State.
  24. University of Lagos (UNILAG)
  25. Michael Otedola College of Primary Education, Moforiji
  26. NSCOE
  27. Nwafor Orizu College of Education in Nsugbe, Anambra State
  28. Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife (OAU)
  29. SHAGARI
  30. University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
  31. University of Uyo
  32. College of Education, Warri (COEWARRI)
  33. Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH)
  34. Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu Ode (TASUED) (offer as Home Economics and Hotel Management Education)

 

Where can I work with a Degree in Home Economics and Education? 
I believe you now know the subjects required to study Home Economics and Education. 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 Home Economics and Education have been listed above. Yet, 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.

Special Consideration

What is Direct Entry Special Consideration to study Home Economics and Education?
(i) University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) – (a) 3-Year Degree Programme. Any of the following in addition to UTME requirement: i. A minimum of Merit level pass at NCE in Home Economics, A minimum of lower credit in ND in Fashion and Clothing Management Education or Home Economics or Home and Rural Economics or Hotel and Catering. (b) Candidates with a university Degree in any discipline in addition to the departmental UTME requirement may be considered for direct entry admission for a three year programme.

(iii) University of Benin (UNIBEN): (a) requires 2/3 merit level passes in NCE including Home Economics plus 3/2 ‘O’ level credit in English Language, Biology/Agricultural Science with a pass in Chemistry.

(iv) University of Lagos (UNILAG)accepts; (a) NCE or ND in Home Economics, Catering and Hotel Management, Textile Management and any other relevant subject with a minimum of merit pass. (b) Very good passes in three JUPEB subjects: Chemistry, Biology and one other subject from Economics, Food & Nutrition, Home Management and Clothing and Textile. (c) Two ‘A’ Level passes in any two relevant Science subjects of Chemistry and any one of Biology, Botany and Agric. Science. d. HND Home Economics or Food Science or Hotel and Management or any other related course at a minimum of merit pass.

(v) EDZAR – requires three A’ level/NCE passes in Home Economics. NCE in Home Economics with a minimum of ‘C’ grade including Education.

( vi) Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu Ode (TASUED) accepts (a) NCE in Home Economics with a minimum of Merit Pass or GCE ‘A’ level in two of Chemistry, Biology, and Agric Science. Also accepts ND/HND Upper Credit, Home Economics or Food Science or Hotel and Catering Management or any other related courses

(vii) Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria accepts GCE ‘A’ level/IJMB in two of Chemistry and any Biology, Botany and Agric Science.

(viii) EDOMOK accepts a minimum of Lower Credit or Merit in NCE, HND, ND in Fashion and Clothing Management Education or Home Economics or Hotel and Catering or Home and Rural Economics plus University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) UTME requirements.

(ix) Federal College of Education, Pankshin accepts a pass in Chemistry. Does not accept application of ND/HND candidates without teaching qualification.

(x) Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki accepts HND, NCE and ND with a minimum of Merit and Upper credit respectively in the relevant fields.

(xi) Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU) NCE holders may be given waiver for chemistry.

(xii) Benue State University, Makurdi: a) Preliminary degree candidates (from Benue State University only) must pass at least five (5) out of the six (6) subjects studied with pass level of at least 50% in each subject. b). NCE use of English is acceptable inlieu of ‘0’ level credit in SSCE/NTC/NBC or GCE ‘0’ level in EnglishLanguage. iii. ‘A’ level pass in any of the acceptablesubjects supersede ‘0’ level pass inthe subject.

What is WAEC, NECO, GCE Special Consideration to study Home Economics and Education?
(i) University of Benin (UNIBEN) requires at least a pass in Chemistry and a credit in Biology/Agric Science.

(ii) Adeyemi College of Education requires credits in Chemistry, Mathematics, and any two of the following: Food & Nutrition, Home Economics/Home Mgt., Clothing and Textile, Agric Science/Biology.

(iii) EDALV requires credits in Biology and Chemistry.

(iv) Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni requires at least one Science subject.

(v) Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU) requires credit in Biology, Home Economics and at least a pass in Mathematics/Chemistry.

(vi) University of Uyo requires a credit in Chemistry.

(vii) University of Lagos (UNILAG) requires credit in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and any two of Economics, Biology, Physics, Food & Nutrition/Home Management, Clothing and Textile, Garment Making/Dyeing & Bleaching/Catering Craft Practice.

(viii) Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki requires five `O` level credits in English, Mathematics, and any three of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Food and Nutrition, Clothing and textile, Home Management.

(ix) Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola (MAUTY) requires TC Grade II or Five ‘O’ level credits in English, Mathematics., Home Economics and any two of Mgt, Biology, Chemistry, and Clothing and Textiles

(x) Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria requires Five ‘O’ level credits Mathematics/English Language/Home Economics, Biology, Geography, Physics/Chemistry. Old Grade II Five Passes including Arithmetic/English/Domestic Science. New Grade II Teachers Certificate Five Credits including English, Mathematics, Home Economics. NB: Note one (1) Home Economics subject is required i.e Foods and Nutrition or Home Management or Textile and Clothing.

(xi) University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) requires five ‘O’ level credits which must include ANY TWO of the following: Home Management, Clothing and Textiles, Food and Nutrition, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Agricultural Science, Economics, Cosmetology, Garment Making and Catering Craft at WASC/ WASSCE/GCE ‘O’ level / /NABTEB/NECO plus University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) minimum entry requirement.

(x) Abia State University, Uturu requires Five SSCE credit to include English Language, Mathematics, Biology or Chemistry and any two other subjects

(xi) Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu Ode (TASUED) requires Five GCE ‘O’ level or NTC/ NBC Credits at one sittings or six GCE ‘O’ level/NTC or NBC credits at two sittings in-including English Language, Mathematics and any other subject from: Food & Nutrition, Home Management, Clothing & Textile, Agric Science, Biology, Economics, Health Education and Chemistry. A pass in Chemistry is required.

(xii) EDOMOK requires five ‘O’ level credits which must include English Language and any two of the following Home Management, Clothing and Textile, Food and Nutrition, Biology, Chemistry, Agricultural Science and Economics at WASC/GCE/NECO/NABTEB ‘O’ level.

(xiii) Benue State University, Makurdi requires Credits in English, Mathematics,Biology and any 2 of thefollowing subjects HomeManagement, Clothing andTextiles Food and Nutrition,Chemistry, Agricultural Science and Economics

What is JAMB UTME Special Consideration to study Home Economics and Education?
(i) Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni requires at least one Science subject and any other subjects.

(ii) Michael Okpara University of Agricultural Umudike requires Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science, and Mathematics/Physics as UTME subjects

(iii) University of Benin (UNIBEN) requires Biology/Agricultural Science and any other two Science or Social Science subjects.

(iv) Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola (MAUTY) requires Biology/Agric. Science and any two of Home Economics, Economics, Chemistry, Physics.

(v) EDOMOK requireschemistry or Biology plus two other science subjects.

(vi) EDASAB requires Biology or Agricultural Science and any two science or social science subjects.

(v) Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki requires a Social Science subject as the third subject.

(iv) University of Lagos (UNILAG) requires Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and one other subject from Mathematics, Physics, Food& Nutrition.

(v) Benue State University, Makurdi requires Mathematics, Chemistry and Economics/Commerce.

(vi) University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) requires Chemistry or Biology plus any other two science or social science subjects like Agricultural Science, Home Economics, Physics, Mathematics, Economics, Commerce and Geography.

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