WAEC Subjects Required for Education and Social Science

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

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

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

Five SSCE credit passes or equivalent to include English Language and Mathematics.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UI: does not accept Home Economics. Accepts TC II (1967-1981). Also requires 5/6 credits at one/two sitting(s) to include Eng. Lang and other subjects from arts, Soc. Science or Science.

(ii) EBSU requires credit pass in Mathematics

(iii) UNIPORT requires subject or the teaching
subject relevant to the Teaching subject. Also requires Mathematics for Economics and Accounting and for Political Science requires Government or History.

(iv) UNN:
(a) Requires five ‘O’ level credit passes including English Language, a science subject and the subject to be combined with education.
(b) For Social Studies/Education: credit pass in three Social science or Arts subjects are required
(c) Credit pass in Mathematics and Economics for Education/Economics.
(d) Credit pass in Government for Political science/Education”
(e) Credit in Geography, plus any other three subjects and a pass in mathematics for Education/Geography.

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

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

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