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Study Education and English Language

Admission Requirement to Study Education and English Language including WAEC, NECO, GCE, JAMB UTME, Direct Entry, IJBM, JUPEB, CAMBRIDGE, NABTEB Subject Combinations, Course Description and Career Opportunities 


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To study this course in Nigeria Universities, you must fulfil the admission requirements which must include one or a combination of ‘O’ level results. This page will literally answer questions such as WAEC subject combination, JAMB UTME subject combination, Direct Entry requirements, Special consideration (waivers), Course description and the required documents for admission into Nigeria universities. And if you’re still having difficulties with getting admission in Nigeria, maybe it’s time you consider studying online or study abroad for free through scholarships

What is O level/WAEC subject combinations (requirement) for Education and English Language?
You must have Five credit in subjects needed to study Education and English Language in WAEC. This subject combination is also applicable to NECO AND GCE… The core O level that is the compulsory WAEC subject combinations for Education and English Language must include

  1. English Language
  2. Literature in English
  3. Plus three other Arts or Social Science subjects
  4. A Trade Subject



What is JAMB UTME subject combination (subjects needed) for Education and English Language?
You should aim for a score of 200 and above in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side. (Just an advice). If you score 180 and above in this recent JAMB UTME- All is well with you, but if your score is below 180, Please consider College or Polytechnic.. Don’t expect JAMB score upgrade. White collar Scammers are everywhere. JAMB is not the only option for admission. If you’re having troubles passing JAMB UTME maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB or Predegree. JAMB UTME subject combinations for Education and English Language are

  1. Literature in English
  2. One Arts and any other subjects


What is Direct Entry requirement (that is the required A level result you need) to study Education and English Language?
(i) Two ‘A’ level passes in relevant teaching subjects including Literature in English.
(ii) NCE with credit or merit passes in two relevant subjects


Just a reminderEverything 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 combinations 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 Education and English Language, (which is also applicable to NECO and GCE) as well as A level result/certificate. Do you know which Universities in Nigeria offer Education and English Language?
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

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Nigeria Universities offering Education and English Language are

  1. Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
  2. Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba
  3. University of Abuja, Gwagwalada
  6. Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin
  7. Al-Qalam University, Katsina
  8.  Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli
  9. AOCOE
  10. Babcock University,Ilishan-Remo
  11. Bauchi State University, Gadau
  12. Bayero University, Kano
  13. Benson Idahosa University, Benin City
  14. Benue State University, Makurdi
  15. University of Calabar (UNICAL)
  16. COEA
  17. Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU)
  18. EACOE
  19. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
  20. EDALV
  22. EDGUSifyU(T)
  23. EDKANO
  25. Edo University Iyamo
  26. EDYOLA
  27. Ekiti State University
  29. Federal College of Education,Katsina
  31. FC-OKENE
  33. Federal University, Gusau Zamfara (FUGUS)
  34. Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State (FUKASHERE)
  35. Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State
  36. Fountain University, Oshogbo
  37. Gombe State University, Gombe
  38. Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni
  39. University of Ibadan (UI)
  40. College of Education, Ikere Ekiti
  41. Osun State College of Education, Ila-Orangun
  42. University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)
  43. Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU)
  44. Sule Lamido University, Kafin Hausa, Jigawa (SLU)
  45. University of Jos (UNIJOS)
  48. Kogi State University Anyigba
  50. University of Lagos (UNILAG)
  51. Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU)
  52. Lead City University, Ibadan
  53. University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)
  54. Michael Otedola College of Primary Education (MOCPED)
  55. Nasarawa State University Keffi (NSUK)
  56. Northwest University Kano (NWU)
  57. National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)
  58. NSCOE
  59. Nwafor Orizu College of Education in Nsugbe, Anambra State
  60. Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife (OAU)
  61. Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye
  62. Osun State College of Education Ilesa
  63. Federal College of Education (special) Oyo
  64. University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT)
  65. SHAGARI-2
  66. Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu Ode (TASUED)
  67. Usumanu Danfodiyo University (UDUSOK)
  68. UMAR
  69. Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina (UMYUK)
  70. University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
  71. Osun State University Osogbo (UNIOSUN)
  72. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK)
  73. University of Uyo
  74. Veritas University, Abuja
  75. College of Education, Warri (COEWARRI)
  76. Yobe State University, Damaturu
  77. College Of Education Zing Taraba State (ZING-DEG)

Course Description for Education and English Language: 
We are still working on a number of things. We will add a description for this course later on. But if you’re willing to add a description, we will appreciate.

Where can I work with a Degree in Education and English Language? 
Having a Degree in Education and English Language does not limit you to a particular work environment. Career opportunities will be added soon.


The general WAEC, NECO or GCE core subject combinations for Education and English Language have been listed above. Yet, some Universities may accept Pass 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.

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