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JAMB Brochure for Science Education Under Faculty of Education


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

  • Ebonyi State University
  • Federal University Of Agriculture, Makurdi
  • Federal University of Technology Minna
  • Modibbo Adama University of Technology
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University
  • Renaissance University
  • University of Port-Harcourt
  • 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 Science Education under the Faculty of Education in the institutions listed above are:

Three relevant Science or NBC subjects

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UNIZIK requires subject of study and any two science subjects.

(ii) EBSU – Same as Computer Education.

O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates

To apply for Science Education as a UTME candidate, you require: Five SSCE credit passes including English Language, Mathematics and two other Science subjects.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) EBSU accept TC II with credit/merit passes in relevant subjects.

(ii) EBSU accept a pass in English Language.

(iii) FUTMINNA requires any three other science subject.

(iv) UNIPORT accepts:
a. for Chemistry option, Biology in lieu of Mathematics.
b. For Biology, Mathematics/Statistics and Computer Science options, Chemistry or Physics is accepted in lieu of Mathematics.

(v) EBSU – Same as Computer Education.

Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

To apply for Science Education as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: (i) Two ‘A’ level passes in relevant Science subjects which should include candidates proposed course.

(ii) NCE credit/merit passes in addition to TC II merit or SSCE credit in relevant subjects.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UNIBEN requires Chemistry and Biology or Zoology.

(ii) EBSU – Same as Computer Education

(iii) MAUTECH accepts NCE with at least a merit pass and ND/HND with at least lower credit.

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System


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