What are the O level subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Physical Education? If you are interested in knowing the compulsory subjects in WAEC and NECO that is necessary for studying Physical Education under the faculty of Education in the university, then continue reading this post as I have provided you the subject combinations required in WAEC result as well as NECO result to study Physical Education.
Referencing the introduction already made above, this is a notice to all aspirants who wish to apply for admission into any of the universities in Nigeria to study Physical Education under the faculty of Education that the list of compulsory subjects as well as optional subjects required in O level result (WAEC and NECO) before applying for admission into Physical Education has been published in this post.
As mentioned above, some of these NECO and WAEC subject requirements are compulsory which means you need to have at least a minimum of Credit passes (C6) in them in your o level result before you can use it to apply for admission to study Physical Education.
Also, keep in mind that some schools may have special subject combination requirements for the subjects that are eligible to be used in JAMB before one can gain admission into Physical Education. Irrespective of the subjects required by each school, English Language and Mathematics are compulsory subjects that you need to pass before you can gain admission to study Physical Education.
If you are also interested in JAMB subject combination for Physical Education you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Physical Education here or use the general approach by checking JAMB subject combination for all courses here.
Other Useful Resources
Before you proceed, check out the following resources that will help you better prepare for JAMB:
- JAMB Syllabus For All Subjects
- JAMB Recommended Textbooks For All Subjects
- JAMB Form | JAMB Registration Form Procedures
O Level (WAEC and NECO) Subject Requirements For Physical Education
The WAEC subjects required to study Physical Education are as follows:
Five SSCE credit/TC II merit passes to include English Language and Mathematics.
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) UNIZIK require Mathematics, English, Biology, Health and Physical Educ. or Health Science/Health Education.
(ii) UNIBEN requires Five ‘O’ level credit/TC II merit passes to include English Language and one Science subject.
(iii) UI – same as in Human Kinetics.
(iv) UNIMAID require a credit pass in Mathematics.
(v) UNIUYO requires credit pass in English Language and Chemistry.
(vi) UNN requires:
For Physical Education
(a) 5 O’ level credit passes to include Credit in English Language and Biology/Health Science/or Physical Education/ Agric. Science in WASC/GCE/NECO/ SSCE obtained in not more than 2 sittings.
(b) TC II merit pass in five subjects including English Language, Biology/Physical Education/Agricultural Science.
For Health Education:
(a) Five SSCE/GCE/NECO credits/ TC II merit passes in five subjects including English Language, Biology/Health Science/Physical Education or their equivalent in not more than two sittings.
As mentioned earlier, the WAEC subject combination and requirements for Physical Education posted above are only eligible if you want to study Physical Education under the faculty of Education. If the course you are looking for is in another faculty, keep in mind that the o level subject requirements may vary and as such, you need to check the WAEC and NECO requirements for that course under the faculty of interest. You can check JAMB brochure for all faculties here.
List of Schools That Offer Physical Education
This section contains the list of schools that accepts the O level subject requirements for Physical Education posted above. These are the schools you can apply to if you have passed the Physical Education subject requirements mentioned above either in your WAEC result or your NECO result. You can find the schools by selecting the faculty and course in JAMB brochure here.