WAEC Subjects Required for Education and History

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

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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 History 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 History 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 History.

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 History. 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 History.

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

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

Five SSCE credits in English Language, History and any relevant Arts subjects.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) OOU and UNICAL accept General English at NCE in lieu of ‘O’ level credit/TC II merit in English Language. UNICAL accepts only a pass in O/Level Mathematics.

(ii) OAU accepts Music, Fine Arts, but not Government or Economics.

(iii) DELSU accept Government in lieu of History.

(iv) UNILAG requires five O/Level credits in English Language, Mathematics, History/Government and two (2) of Yoruba/Igbo, CRS/IRS, French, Geography, Economics or Literature in English.

(v) UNIBEN requires five O/Level credit passes in History/Government, Fine Arts, Literature-in-English, Religious Knowledge and English Language.

(vi) LASU requires ‘O’ Level Credit passes in Mathematics and Government or History is compulsory.

(vii) ABSU requires Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language, History or Government and any three subjects.

(viii) UMYU requires five O/Level credit passes including English Language, History and any other three Arts subjects with a pass in Mathematics.

(ix) TASUED requires Five ‘O’ level credits at one sitting or six ‘O’ level credits at two sittings to include English Language, History/Government and any other subject from Arts and Social Science.

(x) OAU requires O’ level credit passes in five subjects, must include English Language and History, or TC II merit/credit passes in English Language and Social Studies plus any other three subjects.

(xi) GO requires credit pass in Mathematics.

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

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