WAEC Subjects Required for Education and Science

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

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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 Science 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 Science 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 Science.

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 Science. 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 Science.

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

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

Five SSCE credit passes including English Language, Mathematics and two other Science subjects.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UI does not accept TC II.

(ii) RSUST accepts a pass in English Language and Mathematics in exceptional cases.

(iii) FUTMINNA requires any three other science subject.

(iv) UNN requires Five SSCE credit passes including English Language, Mathematics and two other Science subjects. one subject must be the proposed teaching subject.

For Integrated Science
Five credit passes which includes a credit in at least one Science subject and pass in two other Science subjects.

(v) UI accepts only N.C.E. in relevant courses and does not accept TCIII.

(vi) NDU requires five O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, and any other three subjects, two of which must be science subjects in not more than two sittings.

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

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