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This page contains 2022 WAEC and JAMB subject combination for Physical and Health Education, including the List of Nigeria universities offering this course, A level requirements and much more

 

CoursePhysical and Health Education
Qualification[B. ED/B.A.(Educ.)/B.Sc. (Educ.)
Duration3 – 4 Years

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

Yes, Physical and Health 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 Physical and Health Education (PHE) graduates in Nigeria is between 40k to 150k per month

A Physical and Health Education degree is competitive and very popular amongst students in secondary school. From our records, 35 Nigerian universities offer this degree course.

So while you are here to get information on the O level subject combination for Physical and Health Education, we also expect you consider the total number of students currently studying Physical and Health 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 Physical and Health Education

In WAEC, NECO or GCE, you are expected to register a maximum of 9 subjects for a Physical and Health 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 Physical and Health 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 Physical and Health Education are:

  1. English Language
  2. Mathematics
  3. Civic Education
  4. Physics
  5. Chemistry
  6. Biology
  7. Further Mathematics/Geography
  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 Physical and Health Education, don’t give up. You should consider other Physical and Health 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 Physical and Health 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 180 or above in JAMB to stand a better chance of gaining admission to study Physical and Health Education. You can still gain admission if you score between 160-170 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 Physical and Health Education is:

  1. English Language
  2. Mathematics
  3. Physics/Biology
  4. Chemistry

Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Physical and Health Education

  • Two ‘A’ level passes in any of Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics.
  • NCE (merit) in Physical Education and credit in Arithmetical process or Mathematics.

These are the list of Universities offering Physical and Health Education in Nigeria

  1. Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
  2. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  3. Adeyemi College of Education
  4. Bayero University, Kano
  5. Benue State University, Makurdi
  6. University of Calabar (UNICAL)
  7. Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU)
  8. Emmanuel Alayande College of Education, Oyo State
  9. Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT)
  10. Federal College of Education, Katsina
  11. Federal College of Education, Kontagora
  12. Federal College of Education, Pankshin
  13. Federal University, Ndifu-Alike, Ebonyi State (FUNAI)
  14. Fountain University, Oshogbo
  15. University of Ibadan (UI)
  16. University of Jos (UNIJOS)
  17. Nwafor Orizu College of Education in Nsugbe, Anambra State
  18. Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU)
  19. Lead City University, Ibadan
  20. Michael Otedola College of Primary Education, Moforiji
  21. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU)
  22. Osun State College of Education Ilesa
  23. Ekiti State University
  24. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK)
  25. College of Education, Warri (COEWARRI)
  26. College Of Education Zing Taraba State
  27. Bayero University, Kano
  28. University of Benin (UNIBEN)
  29. University of Ibadan (UI)
  30. College of Education, Ikere Ekiti
  31. University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)
  32. University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT)
  33. University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
  34. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK)
  35. University of Uyo
Estimated number of students currently studying Physical and Health Education in Nigerian Universities is 18,600
Physical and Health Education has 36% employment rate in Nigeria

Admission Rate:

Physical and Health Education has 100% admission rate.

Physical and Health Education is how many years course and under which faculty?

Depending on your mode of entry, Physical and Health 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 Physical and Health Education

  • Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye and University of Calabar (UNICAL) accept NCE General English in lieu of credit at ‘O’ level English.
  • Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU) (For Physical and Health Education) requires five ‘O’ level credits or TC II merit passes including English Language and any other three Sciences, Social Science or Art Subjects.
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye and Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU) – Biology is not mandatory
  • University of Ibadan (UI), University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT), Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU) require English Language and any three subjects.
  • University of Calabar (UNICAL) – No admission through UTME.
  • EDALV accepts Health Science in lieu of Biology for Physical and Health Education, but Biology is mandatory for Physical Education.
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK) require Mathematics, English, Biology, Health & Physical Educ. or Health Science/Physical and Health Education.
  • University of Benin (UNIBEN) requires Five ‘O’ level credit/TC II merit passes to include English Language and one Science subject.
  • Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma and Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU) require English Language, Biology and at least a pass in Mathematics.
  • University of Ibadan (UI) – same as in Human Kinetics.
  • University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) and EDKAN require a credit in Mathematics.
  • Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo requires credits in Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and any other Science subject except Health Science/Agricultural Science.
  • University of Uyo requires credit in English Language and Chemistry.
  • Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma requires at least a pass in Mathematics
  • Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba requires Five ‘O’ level credits/TC II merit passes in five subjects including English Language, Biology, Mathematics and any one Science subject..
  • Ekiti State University requires five credit to include English Language, Mathematics, Biology/Physical and Health Education and one Science subjects at one sittings.
  •  Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU) requires at least a pass in Mathematics and two other subjects
  • Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu Ode (TASUED) requires Five ‘O’ level credits at one sittings or six ‘O’ level credits at two sittings to include English Language and at least one Science subject and Mathematics.
  • Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria requires Five ‘O’ level credits/TC II merit passes in five subjects including English Language, Biology, Mathematics and any one Science subject.
  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) requires: For Physical Education (a) 5 O’ level credit to include Credit in English Language & Biology/Health Science/or Physical Education/ Agric. Science in WASC/GCE/NECO/ SSCE obtained in not more than 2 sittings. (b) TC II merit pass in five subjects including English Language, Biology/Physical Education/Agricultural Science.
    For Physical and Health Education: (a) Five SSCE/GCE/NECO credits/ TC II merit passes in five subjects including English Language, Biology/Health Science/Physical Education or their equivalent in not more than two sittings.
  • Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU) (For Physical and Health Education) requires five ‘O’ level credit or TC II merit passes including English Language, any one of Biology/Health Science/Integrated Science, plus any other three subjects.
  • University of Lagos (UNILAG) requires credit in Biology and Mathematics.
  • (xxiii) University of Jos (UNIJOS) requires five SSCE credits/TC II merit passes to include English Language, Mathematics and Biology or Health Sciences.
  • Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria requires five ‘O’ level credits in English Language, Mathematics and others in Physical Education, Physical and Health Education, Physical and Health Education or anyone science subject from Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

Further Reading on Physical and Health Education Degree

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