What are the O level subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Education and English Language? If you are interested in knowing the compulsory subjects in WAEC and NECO that is necessary for studying Education and English Language 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 Education and English Language.
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 Education and English Language 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 Education and English Language 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 Education and English Language.
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 Education and English Language. 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 Education and English Language.
If you are also interested in JAMB subject combination for Education and English Language you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Education and English Language 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 Education and English Language
The WAEC subjects required to study Education and English Language are as follows:
Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language and Literature in English plus three other Arts or Social Science subjects.
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) DELSU accepts General English at NCE in lieu of ‘O’ level credits/TC II merit in English Language.
(ii) AAUA accept any other subjects.
(iii) OAU requires five ‘0’ Level credits which should include English Language and Literature in English plus credit passes in any three other subjects or Credit/Merit passes in 5 TC II subjects relevant to the course of study may be accepted.
(iv) BSU accepts credit/merit at TC II in relevant subjects.
(v) UNIBEN requires five O’ level credit passes to include English Language and other subjects from Literature-in-English, History, French, Fine Arts, Government and Religious Knowledge.
(vi) UMYU requires five O/Level credit passes including English Language and any other four Arts subjects with a pass in Mathematics.
(vii) TASUED requires Five SSCE credits at one sitting or six ‘O’ level credits at two sittings to include Literature in English, English Language and at least one other Arts subject.
(viii) ABSU requires Five SSCE credit to include English Language, English Literature and any three subject.
(ix) UNIOSUN School Certificate (SSCE) or its equivalents with credit level passes in five (5) subjects: English Language, Mathematics and English Literature to form the core subjects, with credit in three (3) other relevant Art or Social Science subject at not more than two sittings. The candidate must earn an acceptable score in the UTME.
(x) LASU requires a credit in Mathematics.
(xi) UNIABUJA and EBSU require five `O` level credits in English Language, Mathematics, Lit-in-English and two other Arts subjects.
(xii) GO requires a credit in Mathematics but Literature is not compulsory.
(xiii) UNILAG requires five Credits including English, Mathematics, Literature in English and 2 of Yoruba/Igbo, History or Government, Economics, Geography, French, IRS and Arabic.
(xiv) JSU accepts five SSCE Credit passes to include English and two other subjects from History, Government, Geography, French, Arabic, Hausa, Islamic Studies and Economics.
As mentioned earlier, the WAEC subject combination and requirements for Education and English Language posted above are only eligible if you want to study Education and English Language 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 Education and English Language
This section contains the list of schools that accepts the O level subject requirements for Education and English Language posted above. These are the schools you can apply to if you have passed the Education and English Language 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.