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JAMB Brochure for Education Arts Under Faculty of Education

This part of the JAMB brochure shows you the requirements to apply for Education Arts 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 Arts

  • Ebonyi State University
  • Niger Delta University
  • Taraba State University
  • University of Calabar
  • University of Maiduguri
  • University of Nigeria
  • University of Port-Harcourt
  • University of Uyo
  • 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 Arts under the Faculty of Education in the institutions listed above are:

Subject of specialization and any two Arts subjects.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UNIPORT and EBSU – The subjects of study and two other relevant subjects.

(ii) English Language, the subject to be combined and two other Arts or Social Science subjects. For Education/Music, Education/Creative Art and Education/FAA, English Language and three other Arts subjects.

(iii) UNN requires the subject to be combined and two other Arts or Social Science subject. For Education Music/Education Fine Arts; any three other subjects.

O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates

To apply for Education Arts as a UTME candidate, you require: Five SSCE credits in relevant subjects including English Language, Mathematics and subject of specialization.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UNIPORT requires for English, French and Theatre Arts options Literature in English. For History PHC does not accepts Government in liue of History.

(ii) UNN requires Five O’ level credit passes to include the subjects to be combined with Education and a credit or its equivalent in English Language at SSCE or its equivalent.
*For Education/English, Credit in English Language and Literature are compulsory
*For Education/History, Government or History is compulsory
*For Education/French – French is compulsory
*For Education/Igbo Linguistics, Igbo is compulsory.
Candidates for Education Music, Ed/Creative Art and Education Fine and Applied Arts must not possess Music, Creative Art or Fine and Applied Arts respectively at O’ level, but are qualified with Five Credits at a sitting or six credits at two sittings which must include English Language.

(iii) UNICAL accepts a pass in Mathematics.

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

Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

To apply for Education Arts as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: Two ‘A’ level passes in relevant subject/NCE at merit level.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) EBSU accepts HND, NCE and ND with a minimum of Merit and Upper credit respectively in the relevant fields.

(ii) UNN accepts:
(a) NCE in the subject to be combined with Education with at least Merit pass in the subject plus UTME requirement.
(b) Candidates with ND at not less than merit level in other disciplines who possess the University minimum entry requirements which must include credit in the subject to be combined may be admitted for a four year programme.

(iii) UDUSOK – Same as Vocational and Technical Education.

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System

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