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JAMB Brochure for Health Education Under Faculty of Education


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

  • Adekunle Ajasin University
  • Delta State University
  • Ebonyi State University
  • Lagos State University
  • Obafemi Awolowo University
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University
  • Tai Solarin University of Education
  • University of Benin
  • University of Ibadan
  • University of Ilorin
  • University of Maiduguri
  • University of Nigeria
  • University of Uyo

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

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

English Language and three other relevant subjects.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UNIBEN – requires one Science subject and two other Science or Social Science subjects.

(ii) DELSU requires Biology or Health Science.

(iii) AAUA requires Biology as one of the UTME subjects.

(iv) UNN requires Biology and any two relevant subjects.

O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates

To apply for Health Education as a UTME candidate, you require: Five SSCE credit/TC II merit passes to include English Language and Mathematics.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) OOU accept NCE General English in lieu of credit pass at ‘O’ level English.

(ii) OAU (For Physical and Health Education) requires five ‘O’ level credits or TC II merit passes including English Language and any other three Sciences, Social Science or Art Subjects.

(iii) OOU and OAU – Biology is not mandatory.

(iv) UI and DELSU require English Language and any three subjects.

(v) UNIBEN requires Five ‘O’ level credit/TC II merit passes to include English Language and one Science subject.

(vi) DELSU require English Language, Biology and at least a pass in Mathematics.

(vii) UI – same as in Human Kinetics.

(viii) UNIMAID require a credit pass in Mathematics.

(ix) UNIUYO requires credit pass in English Language and Chemistry.

(x) AAUA accepts pass in Mathematics.

(xi) DELSU requires at least a pass in Mathematics and two other subjects.

(xii) TASUED requires Five ‘O’ level credits at one sitting or six ‘O’ level credits at two sittings to include English Language and at least one Science subject and Mathematics.

For Health Education:
(a) Five SSCE/GCE/NECO credits/ TC II merit passes in five subjects including English Language, Biology/Health Science/Physical Education or their equivalent in not more than two sittings.

(xiii) OAU (For Health Education) requires five ‘O’ level credit or TC II merit passes including English Language, any one of Biology/Health Science/Integrated Science, plus any other three subjects.

(xiv) UNN requires: For Physical Education
(a) 5 O’ level credit passes to include Credit in English Language and Biology/Health Science/or Physical Education/ Agric. Science in WASC/GCE/NECO/ SSCE obtained in not more than 2 sittings.
(b) TC II merit pass in five subjects including English Language, Biology/Physical Education/Agricultural Science.

For Health Education:
(a) Five SSCE/GCE/NECO credits/ TC II merit passes in five subjects including English Language, Biology/Health Science/Physical Education or their equivalent in not more than two sittings.

Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

To apply for Health Education as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: (i) Diploma in Health Educ., Environmental Sanitation, Physical Educ., Social work, Health Admin. with overall grades of merit plus three ‘O’ level credit/TC II merit passes which should include English Language.

(ii) NCE in Biology, Health Educ., and Integrated Science with a pass grade 2 ‘O’ level credit/TC II merit passes.

(iii) Registered Nurse plus 5 ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UI accept passes in two major subjects at the NCE/’A’ level with GCE ‘O’ level credits or equivalent in three other subjects in Arts, Social Science and Science.

(ii) DELSU accept ‘A’ level passes, NCE and any three other ‘O’ level or TC II subjects passed at credit/merit level.

(iii) UNIUYO accept RN/NRN, Public Health Nursing Officers’ Certificate, Advanced Diploma in Health Education, Health Superintendent Certificate and equivalent qualification.

(v) LASU accepts NCE Physical Education at merit level and TC II in Arithmetic process/ Mathematics. Does not accept ND or HND.

(vi) UNIBEN for Health Education:
(a) requires two NCE merit passes one of which should be Health Education, Biology or Integrated Science plus three ‘O’ level credit passes including English Language at one sitting.
(b) Registered Nurse Certificate and four ‘O’ level credit passes at one sitting including English Language.

(vii) UNIBEN for Physical Education :
(a) requires 2/3 NCE merit passes chosen from Physical Education, Health Education, Biology and Integrated Science plus 3/2 ‘O’ level passes including English Language at one sitting.

(viii) OAU (For Physical and Health Education) accepts two ‘A’ Level credit passes which could be from any subject area. NCE in Physical and Health Education plus U.M.T.E. requirements. Certificate in Nursing (RN) Health Education Community/Public Health/Hygiene is acceptable as equivalent of A level NCE in Primary Education Studies and any other teaching subject is also acceptable

(ix) UNN accepts:
For Physical Education
(a) 2 or more A’ level passes in GCE/HSC of which one must be Biology/Zoology plus UTME requirement,
(b) At least merit level pass in NCE Health and Physical Education/Integrated Science/Food and Nutrition.
(c) Merit level pass in National Institute for Sports (NIS) certificate.
For Health Education:
(a) Public Health Nursing or/Registered Nurse (RN)/ Registered Midwife (RM)/ Registered Nurse Tutor (RNT)/ Community Heath Officer (CHO) Certificates Merit level in NCE Health and Physical Education or Biology/ Integrated Science/ Food and Nutrition from an approved College of Education recognized by the University of Nigeria.

(x) UNIMAID requires Certificate in Nursing/ Midwifery or equivalent in addition to Direct Entry requirements.

(xi) UNILORIN may interview all candidates seeking admission into the Department of Physical and Health Education. Accept NCE/TC II with merit grade.

(xii) TASUED accepts:
a. NCE with at least Merit in related subjects – Physical Education, Health Education, Biology, plus UTME requirement.
b. Registered Nurse plus UTME requirement
c. Two ‘A’ level passes in Physical Education, Health Education, Biology, plus UTME requirement.

(xiii) UNIUYO accepts candidates without A/level or NCE Mathematics but must take remedial in the subject in year one.

(xiv) OAU (For Health Education) accepts two NCE or A/ Level Credit/Merit including Biology or Health Education and any other subject UME requirements Certificate/ Nursing (RN)/Health, Education/Health Science/Community/Public Health/Hyiegene is acceptable as equivalent of A level.

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System


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