WAEC, JAMB UTME Subject for Educational Foundations

O Level & A Level Requirement – Subject Combination for Educational Foundations 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 Educational Foundations 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 Educational Foundations?
The subjects needed to study Educational Foundations 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 Educational Foundations must include

  1. English Language
  2. The subject of study
  3. Three relevant subjects.
  4. A Trade Subject

 

What is JAMB UTME subject combination (subjects needed) for Educational Foundations?
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 Educational Foundations are

  1. The subject of study
  2. Two other relevant subjects

 

What is Direct Entry requirement (that is the required A-level result you need) to study Educational Foundations?
Two ‘A’ level passes to include the subject to be offered

 

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 Educational Foundations, (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 Educational Foundations are

  1. Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT)
  2. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK)
  3. Niger Delta University Yenagoa (NDU) (with options in: (i) Educational Admin. (ii) Guidance & Counseling (iii) Adult Community Educ. (iv) Primary Educ. with teaching subjects in English Language, Fine and Applied Arts, French, History, Religious Studies, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Economics, Geography/Physics, Political Science, Social Studies, Physical Education, Health Education.
  4. Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU) Click to read conditions
  5. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki (offers the course with options in i) Education Administration, Planning and Supervision ii) Guidance and Counselling
  6. University of Calabar (UNICAL) (offers the course as Education Foundation and Guidance and Counselling)
  7. Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma (with options in B.A. (Ed) Degree i) English Language ii) French iii) History B.Sc (Ed) Degree (i) Religious Studies (ii) Economics (iii) Educational Management (iv) Geography/Physics (v) Guidance and Counselling (vi) Political Science
  8. ESCOE

 

Where can I work with a Degree in Educational Foundations? 
I believe you now know the subjects required to study Educational Foundations. 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 Educational Foundations 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 Educational Foundations?
(i) University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT) – No Direct Entry.

(ii) Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT) accepts OND/NCE for 3 year programme. Candidates with merit in all subject areas at NCE will register for 2 year programme. Candidates admitted into the department will be required to take one teaching subject.

(iii) University of Calabar (UNICAL) accepts NCE merit/credit in relevant subject.

(iv) Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma accepts a pass in General English at NCE/ Diploma levels as an equivalent of credit in O/L English Language.

What is WAEC, NECO, GCE Special Consideration to study Educational Foundations?
(i) Niger Delta University Yenagoa (NDU) requires Biology for Guidance & Counseling and Mathematics and Economics for Educational Administration option.

(ii) Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT) and Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki require SSCE five credit in English Language, Mathematics and any other three Arts subjects.

What is JAMB UTME Special Consideration to study Educational Foundations?
(i) Niger Delta University Yenagoa (NDU) requires Biology for Guidance and Counseling.

(ii) Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma: For B.A. (Ed.) options, requires a ass in Mathematics is acceptable. English Education require credit in English Literature; French Education requires credit in

(ii) Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma: For B.A. (Ed.) options, requires a pass in Mathematics is acceptable. English Education (require credit in English Literature; French Education requires credit in English Literature and a pass in French; History Education requires credit in History/ Government while Religious Studies requires CRS or Islamic/Arabic Studies.

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