O Level & A Level Requirement – Subject Combination for Education and Igbo 2024; 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


CourseEducation and Igbo
Qualification[B. ED/B.A.(Educ.)/B.Sc. (Educ.)/B.Ed. (Tech)
Duration3 – 4 Years
Cut off markvaries
EntranceNon Competitive
Related coursesEducation and Igbo related courses
Job AvailabilityLow and Competitive

This page literally covers answers to questions related to O level and A-level requirement to study Education and Igbo. In other words, the WAEC subject combination (requirements), JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements), 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 student guide articles that will be of benefit to you. You can ignore.


WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Education and Igbo

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

  1. English Language
  2. Igbo
  3. A Trade Subject


JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Education and Igbo 

Knowing JAMB subjects for Education and Igbo 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 Education and Igbo

  1. Igbo
  2. Two other Arts subjects.

Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Education and Igbo
Two NCE/’A’ level passes in Igbo and any relevant subject

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 Education and Igbo  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

This is the list of Universities offering Education and Igbo in Nigeria

  1. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli
  2. Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU)
  3. University of Lagos (UNILAG)
  4. Nwafor Orizu College of Education in Nsugbe, Anambra State
  5. University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
  6. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK)
  7. EDALV (offer as Education, Igbo and Linguistics)


Cut-off Mark for Education and Igbo course

The cut-off mark for Education and Igbo varies. You can check these universities JAMB UTME cut off marks here. Education and Igbo 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.

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

Depending on your mode of entry, Education and Igbo 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 Education and Igbo 
I believe you now know the subjects required to study Education and Igbo. 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.

The SSCE O level and A-level subject needed to study Education and Igbo 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

What is Direct Entry Special Consideration (waiver) to study Education and Igbo
(i) Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK) accepts NCE, not below credit in Igbo.
(ii) Abia State University, Uturu admits through Direct Entry only.
(iii) University of Lagos (UNILAG) accepts very good passes in three (3) JUPEB subjects: (a) NCE credit/merit in Igbo and any two Arts subjects. (b) Very good passes in three JUPEB subjects: Igbo and two of French, Yoruba, Literature-in-English, CRS/IRS, Geography and Government/History and O/Level requirements. (c) Two ‘A’ Level passes in relevant teaching subject areas. (d) Candidates must also satisfy the O/Level requirements

What is WAEC, NECO, GCE Special Consideration (waiver) to study Education and Igbo
(i) University of Lagos (UNILAG) requires a credit in English Language, Mathematics and any 3 of French, Literature in English, Yoruba, Igbo, History or Government, Geography, Economics, CRS, IRS and Arabic.
(iii) Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai (IBBU) requires subject of specialization
(iv) Abia State University, Uturu requires Five SSCE credit to include English Language, Igbo Language and any three subjects

What is JAMB UTME Special Consideration (waiver) to study Education and Igbo
(i) University of Lagos (UNILAG) accepts any three of Literature in English, History/Government, French, Geography, Math, Yoruba/Igbo, crk/irs, Economics, Commerce.

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