This page contains 2024 WAEC and JAMB subject combination for Computer Education, including the List of Nigeria universities offering this course, A level requirements and much more


Course Computer Education
Qualification [B. ED/B.A.(Educ.)/B.Sc. (Educ.)
Duration 3 – 4 Years

Is Computer Education a good course in Nigeria and what is the salary?

Yes, Computer Education is a good course in Nigeria though with limited job roles to explore. There is no standard salary for any job in Nigeria. It depends on where you get the job. The salary range for Computer Education graduates in Nigeria is between 80k to 250k per month

An Computer Education degree is not competitive nor popular amongst students in secondary school. From our records, 13 Nigerian universities offer this degree course.

So while you are here to get information on the O level subject combination for Computer Education, we also expect you consider the total number of students currently studying Computer Education and the employment rate we will show you below so that you will know what you are up against when you choose to study this course.

We have some student guide articles that will be of benefit to you.

WAEC Subject Combination For Computer Education

In WAEC, NECO or GCE, you are expected to register a maximum of 9 subjects for a Computer Education degree. You can register for less than 9 subjects if you are resitting.

However, you must have at least 5 credit passes amongst the 9 subjects listed below before you can gain admission into any Nigerian university to study for a Computer Education degree.

Remember, the requirement you’re about to read is also applicable to all o level examinations. (WAEC, NECO and GCE). We have painstakingly highlighted (in red) the core subjects on which you must obtain credit before gaining admission. Any subject with blue colour means, a pass is allowed.

If you fail one of the core subjects, you should read through each university’s special requirements for this course below to see if there is a university that may accept another subject in lieu of the one you failed. The 9 WAEC/NECO/GCE subject combinations for Computer Education are:

  1. English Language
  2. Mathematics
  3. Civic Education
  4. Chemistry
  5. Physics
  6. Economics
  7. Further Mathematics
  8. Any Nigerian Langauge
  9. A Trade subject

If you have your O level result already and the subjects you have is not the same as the admission requirement that is the required O level subject combinations to study Computer Education, don’t give up. You should consider other Computer Education similar courses or 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. And please before you make a decision on which University to choose, please read valuable guides on how to choose a course and university


JAMB subject combination for Computer Education

For this degree, you are also required to register for 4 subjects and English is compulsory. More so, your JAMB score in addition to your POST UTME score will determine the cumulative score that the university will use to decide your candidacy for admission.

You should score 190 or above in JAMB to stand a better chance of gaining admission to study Computer Education. You can still gain admission if you score between 180-190 upward but you do not stand a chance with those who had scored higher. Try out JAMB Admission Simulator.

The 4 JAMB subject combination for Computer Education is:

  1. English Language
  2. Mathematics
  3. Physics
  4. Economics


Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Computer Education

  • Two A/L passes or equivalent in Physics and Mathematics.
  • Diploma in Computer Science Education or any other Diploma in Computer Science Education from any recognised institution
  • Distinction or Credit or Merit or Pass in NCE in Computer Education or Physics or Mathematics

These are the list of Universities offering Computer Education in Nigeria

  1. Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba
  2. University of Benin (UNIBEN)
  3. Alvan Ikoku College of Education
  4. Federal College of Education, Pankshin
  5. Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni
  6. University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
  7. University of Uyo
  8. Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH)
  9. Bauchi State University, Gadau
  10. Bauchi State University, Gadau
  11. Benson Idahosa University, Benin City
  12. Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU)
  13. Emmanuel Alayande College of Education, Oyo State
  14. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
  15. Ekiti State University
  16. Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State (FUKASHERE)
  17. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai (IBBU)
  18. Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU)
  19. Michael Otedola College of Primary Education, Moforiji
  20. Northwest University Kano (NWU)
  21. Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye
  22. University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT)
  23. Sokoto State University
  24. Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu Ode (TASUED)
  25. Michael Okpara University of Agricultural Umudike
  26. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK)
Estimated number of students currently studying Computer Education in Nigerian Universities is 21,800
Computer Education has 46% employment rate in Nigeria

Admission Rate:

Computer Education has 100% admission rate.

Computer Education is how many years course and under which faculty?

Depending on your mode of entry, Computer Education is a three to four years course in Nigeria. According to JAMB, this course is under the Faculty of Education


Special Consideration (waiver) to study Computer Education

  • University of Benin (UNIBEN) requires five O/L credits including English Language, Mathematics and two other Science or Social Science subjects.
  • Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba accepts a pass in Chemistry.
  • Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni requires five O’ level credits to include English Language, Mathematics and any other three subjects from Further Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Agricultural Science.
  • The University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) requires five O’ level credits in English Language, Mathematics or Physics, plus three Science or Social Science subjects.


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