O Level & A Level Requirement – Subject Combination for Secretarial Education 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
JAMB officially classified this course under Faculty of Education.
Probable Degree type – [B. ED/B.A.(Educ.)/B.Sc. (Educ.)/B.Ed. (Tech)]
The admission requirement to study Secretarial Education in Nigeria Universities includes one or a combination of ‘O’ level results or A-level result if you’re going through Direct Entry. This page will literally answer questions such as WAEC subject combination, JAMB UTME subject combination, Direct Entry requirements, Special consideration (waivers), where you can work with the degree and the required documents for admission into Nigeria universities. If you’re still having difficulties with getting admission in Nigeria Universities, we have some post that may be of benefit to you.
WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Secretarial Education
The subjects needed to study Secretarial Education in WAEC must contain five (5) credit. This subject combination is also applicable to NECO AND GCE… The O level requirement that is the compulsory WAEC subject combination for Secretarial Education must include
Any two of Government, Geography/Physics, Accounting, Business Methods, History, Shorthand, Mathematics, Commerce, Principles of Accounts, Office Practice & Secretarial Duties
A Trade Subject
Five TC II merit passes to include English and at least a pass in Mathematics.
JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Secretarial Education
You should aim for a score of 180 – 200 and above in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side (Just an 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. JAMB UTME subject combination (subject to write in jamb) to study Secretarial Education are
Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Secretarial Education
(i) NCE Business Education (Social Studies Sect Edu. Major).
(ii) Two ‘A’ level passes in Business Method and any other Social Science subject and at least a pass in Mathematics
Just a reminder: Everything you have read so far is a general requirement, it is expedient that you also check the special consideration for this course below. If for some reasons you are not satisfied or cannot meet up with the subject combination above, perhaps you should consider taking 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. Education is now a choice.
So now that you know the compulsory WAEC, JAMB subject combination for Secretarial Education, (which is also applicable to NECO and GCE) as well as A-level result/certificate.
Before you make a decision on which University to choose, please consider
List of Nigeria Universities offering Secretarial Education are
Bauchi State University, Gadau
Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni
Where can I work with a Degree in Secretarial Education
I believe you now know the subjects required to study Secretarial Education. I urge you to also find out where you can work with the degree. Please take your time to read The Act of Getting a Job – so you would know what you’re up against after graduating. Career opportunities will be added soon.
The SSCE O level and A-level subject needed to study Secretarial Education have been listed above. 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 Secretarial Education
(i) Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni accepts Diploma in Secretarial Studies with 4 ‘O’ Level credits in relevant subjects.
(ii) University of Benin (UNIBEN) requires 2 merit passes in NCE including Business method (Social Studies, Secretarial Education major) plus 3 O/L credit including English Language at one sittings.
(iii) Bauchi State University, Gadau accepts NCE (pass with 5 years teaching experience).
(iv) Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu Ode (TASUED) accepts Two ‘A’ level passes/NCE Credit/Merit passes from Economics, Accounting & Business Management or HND in Secretarial Administration with Upper Credit. Also accepts NABTEB, NBC/NTC Certificate is acceptable.
What is WAEC, NECO, GCE Special Consideration (waiver) to study Secretarial Education
(i) Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni accepts WAEC (commercial RSA II) Cert. in 5 subjects including English Language. Does not require a credit in Economics.
(ii) University of Benin (UNIBEN) requires Economics or Commerce but does not accept Principles of Accounts, Office Practice and Secretarial Duties.
What is JAMB UTME Special Consideration (waiver) to study Secretarial Education
(i) Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni accepts Arts subjects.
(ii) University of Benin (UNIBEN) requires Economics or Commerce and any two other Arts or Social Science subjects.