WAEC, JAMB UTME Subject for Education and Hausa

O Level & A Level Requirement – Subject Combination for Education and Hausa 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 Education and Hausa 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 Education and Hausa?
The subjects needed to study Education and Hausa 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 Education and Hausa must include

  1. English Language
  2. Hausa
  3. A Trade Subject


What is JAMB UTME subject combination (subjects needed) for Education and Hausa?
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) for Education and Hausa are

  1. Hausa, one Arts and one subject from Economics, French, Geography/Physics, Government, History, Islamic Studies, Lit. In English and Mathematics.


What is Direct Entry requirement (that is the required A-level result you need) to study Education and Hausa?
Two ‘A’ Level passes in relevant subjects to include Hausa.


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 Education and Hausa, (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

  • 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 Education and Hausa are

  1. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  2. Bauchi State University, Gadau
  3. Bayero University, Kano Click to read conditions
  4. CE-College of Education, Akwanga
  5. COEA
  7. Jigawa State College of Education, Gumel
  8. EDGUSifyU(T)
  9. EDZAR
  10. Federal College of Education,Katsina
  11. Federal College of Education, Kontagora
  12. Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State (FUKASHERE)
  13. Al-Qalam University, Katsina
  15. NSCOE
  16. SHAGARI-2
  17. Usumanu Danfodiyo University (UDUSOK)
  18. Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina (UMYU)
  19. USCOE


Where can I work with a Degree in Education and Hausa? 
I believe you now know the subjects required to study Education and Hausa. 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 Education and Hausa 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 Education and Hausa?
(i) Usumanu Danfodiyo University (UDUSOK) andBayero University, Kano (BUK) accept NCE (merit).

(ii) Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina (UMYU) accepts two credit in the subject of specialization and any other Arts subjects. NCE at credit Level in the subject of specialization is also acceptable.

What is WAEC, NECo, GCE Special Consideration to study Education and Hausa?
(i) Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria accepts TC II credit/merit.

(ii) Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina (UMYU) accepts five O/Level credit including English Language, Hausa and another three Arts subjects with a pass in Mathematics.

(iii)Bayero University, Kano (BUK) requires Five O’ Level Credit passes to include English language, Hausa plus three other subject

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