WAEC Subjects Required for Education and Biology

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What are the O level subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Education and Biology? If you are interested in knowing the compulsory subjects in WAEC and NECO that is necessary for studying Education and Biology 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 Biology.

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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 Biology 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 Biology 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 Biology.

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 Biology. 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 Biology.

If you are also interested in JAMB subject combination for Education and Biology you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Education and Biology 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:

O Level (WAEC and NECO) Subject Requirements For Education and Biology

The WAEC subjects required to study Education and Biology are as follows:

Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and one other subject.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) AAUA and UNN accept a pass in Mathematics, at ‘O’ level or equivalents.

(ii) MAUTECH and OOU accept a pass in English Language.

(iii) DELSU accepts a pass in English Language provided the candidate has a distinction in ‘O’ level Biology.

(iv) ABU accepts:
a. TC II and requires two other relevant Science subjects.
b. Five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and one other subject from Physics or Geography/Physics.

(v) UNIUYO requires a credit pass in English Language.

(vi) UMYU requires five O/Level credit passes which must include Mathematics, English Language, Biology and any other two Science subjects.

(vii) TASUED requires Five ‘O’ level credits at one sitting or six ‘O’ level credits at two sittings to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and either Physics or Geography.

(viii) OAU requires five ‘O’ level credits which must include English Language, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and one other subjects.

(ix) UNIOSUN requires Five ‘O’ Level credit passes in five (5) subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Biology to form the core subjects, with credit in two other relevant Science subjects at not more than two sittings.

As mentioned earlier, the WAEC subject combination and requirements for Education and Biology posted above are only eligible if you want to study Education and Biology 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 Biology

This section contains the list of schools that accepts the O level subject requirements for Education and Biology posted above. These are the schools you can apply to if you have passed the Education and Biology 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.

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