WAEC and JAMB UTME Subject for Education and Music



O Level & A Level Requirement – Subject Combination for Education and Music 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 Education and Music
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 Education and Music related courses
Job Availability Low and Competitive



This page literally covers answers to questions related to O level and A-level requirement to study Education and Music. 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 Education and Music

The subjects needed to study Education and Music 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 Education and Music must include

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


JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Education and Music 

Knowing JAMB subjects for Education and Music 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 Music

  1. Music
  2. Any other two Arts/Social Science subjects.


Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Education and Music
Two ‘A’ level/NCE with merit in Music



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 Music  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 Education and Music in Nigeria

  1. College of Education, Agbor
  2. Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU)
  3. EDALV
  4. Federal College of Education, Pankshin
  5. Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni
  6. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU)
  7. University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
  8. University of Uyo
  9. Nwafor Orizu College of Education in Nsugbe, Anambra State


Cut-off Mark for Education and Music course

The cut-off mark for Education and Music varies. You can check these universities JAMB UTME cut off marks here. Education and Music 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 Music is how many years course and under which faculty?

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

What is Direct Entry Special Consideration (waiver) to study Education and Music
(i) Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU) and EDALV accept Diploma in Music.

(ii) Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU) accepts ‘A’ level credit in Music and one other subject. Credit or merit passes at NCE Music (double major) or NCE Music combined with any other teaching or professional subject. Holders of NCE certificate in Music are eligible for admission with or without O/level Music.

(iii) Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni accepts two A’ level passes including Literature in English and one other Arts subject.

What is WAEC, NECO, GCE Special Consideration (waiver) to study Education and Music
(i) Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU) accepts credit in Music at O/level.

(ii) Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni Music is not compulsory.

(iii) Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU) requires five ‘O’ level credits or equivalents including English Language & Music. Credit/merit passes in TCII or Certificate in Associated Board of the Royal School of Music (ARRASM) are acceptable.

(iv) University of Uyo does insist on credit in Music but requires credit in Mathematics.
What is JAMB UTME Special Consideration (waiver) to study Education and Music
(i) Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni accepts Music is not compulsory

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