WAEC Subjects Required for Education and Social Studies

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

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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 Studies 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 Studies 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 Studies.

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 Studies. 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 Studies.

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

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

Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language plus two Arts /Social Science subjects.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) EKSU accepts any three subjects.

(ii) OAU accepts Fine Art, Home Management and Music with credits in at least 2 of Economics, Govt., Geog, History and Religious Studies. TC II holders should have merit passes in any 2 of History, Home Economics, Social Studies, Fine Art and Religious Studies.

(iii) DELSU requires at least a pass in O/Level Mathematics.

(iv) DELSU requires credit passes in two subjects from Geography/Physics, Economics, History and Government.

(v) UNIBEN requires Mathematics and 2 Social Science subjects.

(vi) ABSU requires fives SSCE credit in passes in English Language plus three other subjects and at least a pass in Mathematics.

(vii) UNICAL requires five O/Level credits in English Language and other relevant subjects and accepts a pass in Mathematics.

(viii) OAU requires Five ‘0’ credit passes including English Language. Candidates with GCE O/Level background should have credits in at least two of Economics, Geography, Government History, Music, Fine Arts, Religious Studies and Home Economics. Those with TC II should have merits in English and two of Social Studies, History, Government, Home Economics, Fine art and Music, Religious Studies and Literature in English.

(ix) IAUED – Same as in Geography Education.

(x) EBSU requires five SSCE credit passes in English, Mathematics, Government, Biology and any one other social science subject.

(xi) GO requires credit pass in Mathematics.

(xii) KSU requires five O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Pass in Mathematics and four other relevant subjects.

(xiii) TASUED requires five ‘O’ level credits at one sitting or six ‘O’ level credits at two sittings to include English Language, Mathematics, and Social Science Subject.

(xiv) UNIABUJA requires five Credit Passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) to include Mathematics, English Language and three other relevant Arts/Social Science subjects.

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

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