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O Level & A Level Requirement – Subject Combination for Pre-Primary and Primary 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 

 

Note
  • 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 Pre-Primary and Primary 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.

 

What is O level/WAEC subject combination (requirement) for Pre-Primary and Primary Education?
The subjects needed to study Pre-Primary and Primary 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 Pre-Primary and Primary Education must include

  1. English Language
  2. A Trade subject

 

What is JAMB UTME subject combination (subjects needed) for Pre-Primary and Primary 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 for Pre-Primary and Primary Education are

  1. Any three subjects.

What is Direct Entry requirement (that is the required A-level result you need) to study Pre-Primary and Primary Education?
(i) Two ‘A’ level passes chosen from relevant subject areas.

 

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 Pre-Primary and Primary Education, (which is also applicable to NECO and GCE) as well as A-level result/certificate. Do you know which Universities in Nigeria offer Pre-Primary and Primary Education?
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

List of Nigeria Universities offering Pre-Primary and Primary Education are

  1. Benue State University, Makurdi
  2. Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye
  3. Usumanu Danfodiyo University (UDUSOK)
  4. University of Uyo

 

Where can I work with a Degree in Pre-Primary and Primary Education? 
I believe you now know the subjects required to study Pre-Primary and Primary 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 Pre-Primary and Primary Education have been listed above. Yet, 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
What is Direct Entry Special Consideration to study Pre-Primary and Primary Education?
(i) University of Ibadan (UI) requires two ‘A’ level passes NCE merit level in PrePry/Pry Educ. plus one approved teaching subject.

(ii) Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU) – accepts NCE (merit) in Education and a teaching subject or a Diploma in Nursery Education with lower credit.

(iii) University of Abuja, Gwagwalada and Usumanu Danfodiyo University (UDUSOK) accept diploma in Primary Education.

(iv) University of Uyo and Abia State University, Uturu accept NCE at merit pass level in relevant fields plus UTME requirements. Benue State University, Makurdi plus a pass in ‘O’ level Mathematics

(v) EDALV – No admission by UTME.

(vi) Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye accepts NCE (merit) Diploma in Nursery and Primary Education.

(vii) Ekiti State University accepts NCE (Merit) in Biology and Health Education or Integrated Science plus UTME requirement in addition Ekiti State University PHE at Upper Credit level plus UTME requirements.

(viii) University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) accepts pass grade in Mathematics for candidates who combine Primary Education Studies with subject other than Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Economics.

(ix) Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu Ode (TASUED) accepts Two ‘A’ level passes/NCE Merit/Credit in Primary Education Studies plus one approved teaching subject.

(xv) University of Lagos (UNILAG) accepts University of Lagos (UNILAG) Foundation Diploma plus UTME requirements.

(xvi) Kwara State University, Ilorin (KWASU) requires two A’ L Passes in G. C. E / IJMB or equivalents, one of which must be in relevant subjects and a teaching subjects in the secondary school system plus UTME requirement

What is WAEC, NECO, GCE Special Consideration to study Pre-Primary and Primary Education?
(i) University of Ibadan (UI) – Same as in Special Education

(ii) Ekiti State University requires five ‘O’ credit to include English Language and at least a pass in Mathematics at one sittings.

(iii) Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu Ode (TASUED) does not require credit in Mathematics.

(iv) Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni and University of Lagos (UNILAG) require credit in Mathematics.

(v) Kwara State University, Ilorin (KWASU) requires credit in Mathematics, one Science subject and any two other subjects.

What is JAMB UTME Special Consideration to study Pre-Primary and Primary Education?
(i) Ekiti State University requires one subject each from Arts or Social Science and Science.

(ii) Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni requires one relevant Science and two other Science subject.

(iii) Kwara State University, Ilorin (KWASU) requires Mathematics and any other two subjects.

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Updated: October 10, 2017 — 8:12 pm

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