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JAMB Brochure for Education and Economics Under Faculty of Education


This part of the JAMB brochure shows you the requirements to apply for Education and Economics under the Faculty of Education in Nigeria. You will see the UTME subject combination needed to apply for the course, O’level requirements for UTME candidates, requirements such A’level, ND, HND, NCE, etc for Direct Entry candidates, as well as other information you require to successfully apply for the course.

List of Degree Awarding Institutions that Offer Education and Economics

  • Abia State University
  • Adekunle Ajasin University
  • Al-Hikmah University
  • Ambrose Alli University
  • Anambra State University
  • Babcock University
  • Bayero University Kano
  • Benson Idahosa University
  • Delta State University
  • Ebonyi State University
  • Ekiti State University
  • Federal University Gusau
  • Federal University, Kashere
  • Fountain University
  • Gregory University, Uturu
  • Ignatius Ajuru University
  • Imo State University
  • kogi State University
  • Lagos State University
  • Lead City University
  • Nasarawa State University
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University
  • Northwest University, Kano
  • Obafemi Awolowo University
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University
  • Osun State University
  • Tai Solarin University of Education
  • Umaru Musa Yar’adua University
  • University of Abuja
  • University of Benin
  • University of Calabar
  • University of Ibadan
  • University of Ilorin
  • University of Jos
  • University of Lagos
  • University of Port-Harcourt
  • University of Uyo
  • Usman Dan Fodio University
  • Veritas University, Abuja
  • Yobe State University

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

In UTME, note that English Language is mandatory for all courses. The other three subjects required to study Education and Economics under the Faculty of Education in the institutions listed above are:

Economics, Mathematics and one other subject from Geography/Physics, History, Government and Lit. in English.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) DELSU requires two of Geography /Physics, Mathematics and Government.

(ii) UNIBEN accepts any other subject as the fourth subject.

(iii) TASUED requires Economics, Mathematics and any of Government, History, Geography, Commerce and Accounting.

(iv) LASU requires Geography.

(v) EBSU requires Biology as the third subject.

(vi) ABSU accepts CRK/IRS and any two subjects.

(vii) OOU requires Economics or Mathematics and any two other Social Science subjects.

(viii) UNILAG requires one (1) other subject from Geography, Government and Accounting.

O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates

To apply for Education and Economics as a UTME candidate, you require: Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Economics and Mathematics.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UDUSOK requires candidates without credit in Mathematics to take and pass Basic Mathematics.

(ii) UNILORIN accepts a pass in Mathematics.

(iii) ABSU, UNIJOS and UNIABUJA accept ‘O’ level pass in Mathematics but such candidates may be required to pass a remedial course in the 1st year.

(iv) OAU requires O’ level credit passes in five subjects which must include English Language, Mathematics and Economics plus any other two subjects or Five TC II credit/merit passes must include English Language, Mathematics and Social Studies.

(v) UNIBEN requires any other Social Science subject in addition to Economics.

(vi) EKSU requires two Social Science subjects.

(vii) TASUED requires Five ‘O’ level credits at one sitting or six ‘O’ level credits at two sittings in English, Mathematics, Economics and any two/three Science or Social Science.

(viii) UNIOSUN requires Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE) or its equivalents with credit level passes in five (5) subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Economics to form the core subjects, with credit in three (3) other relevant Art or Social Science subject at not more than two sittings. The candidate must earn an acceptable score in the UTME

(ix) EBSU Five `O` level credits in English, Mathematics, Economics, Biology and any other social science subject.

(x) UNILAG requires two (2) other subjects from Geography, Government and Accounting.

Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

To apply for Education and Economics as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: (i) Two ‘A’ level passes in Economics and one other relevant subject.

(ii) NCE credit/merit level passes in Economics and one other subject.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UNICAL accepts NCE with credit or merit passes in Economics and one other subject.

(ii) UI – accepts NCE graduates from all affiliated Colleges of Education into 300 level.

(iii) UNIUYO requires credit in Mathematics.

(iv) UNILAG accepts:
(a) Very good passes in three JUPEB (3) subjects: Economics, Mathematics and one (1) other subject from Geography, Government and Accounting.
(b) Two A/Level passes in Economics and one other subject from Geography, Government, and Commerce.
(c) NCE: Merit passes in Economics and one other subject from Geography, Government and accounting
(d) Candidates must also satisfy the O/Level requirement.

(v) LASU accepts NCE (Merit) in Account or Business Education.

(vi) BIU same as Business Education

(vii) TASUED accepts Two ‘A’ level/NCE Merit in Economics and any one of Mathematics, Statistics,Geography, Agric. Science, Accounting, Business Management, History and Government.

(viii) OAU accepts two ‘A’ Level credit passes in Economics and one other Social Sciences subject or NCE credit/merit passes in two teaching or Professional subject. NCE Business Studies/Accounting (double major or combined with any teaching subject) is also acceptable.

(ix) EBSU requires NCE/Two ‘A’ level passes in Economics, Mathematics or social studies.

(x) ABSU requires credit pass in English.

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System


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