WAEC and JAMB UTME Subject for Education Technology

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O Level & A Level Requirement – Subject Combination for Education Technology 2019/2020; 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 Technology
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 Technology 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 Technology. 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 always ignore!


WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Education Technology

The subjects needed to study Education Technology 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 Technology must include

  1. Physics or Mathematics
  2. A Trade Subject


JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Education Technology 

Knowing JAMB subjects for Education Technology 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 or Predegree.

These are JAMB UTME subject combinations (subjects to write in jamb) to study Education Technology

  1. Mathematics
  2. Physics
  3. One other Science subject


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

(i) Two ‘A’ level passes in Physics and Mathematics.
(ii) ND with at least lower credit in Civil Engineering, Production/Elect. Engineering.
(iii) Final City and Guilds or its equivalent plus National Technical Certificate.
(iv) NCE in Tech. Education plus credit in Physics or Mathematics


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 Technology  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 Technology in Nigeria

  1. University of Calabar (UNICAL)
  4. Federal University of Technology, Minna
  5. Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu Ode (TASUED)
  6. University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) (offer as Technology Education) with options in Woodwork, Metalwork, Building Technology, Electrical/Electronics Technology


Cut-off Mark for Education Technology course

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

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

Special Consideration

Check Industrial Technical Education

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