JAMB Brochure For Education Arts – Institutions, UTME Subjects & Requirements


This is JAMB brochure for Education Arts under the of Faculty of Education. This brochure will guide you on institutions offering Education Arts course in Nigeria,  UTME subject combination for the course, O’level requirements for UTME candidates, A’level, ND, HND, NCE, requirements for Direct Entry candidates, and other necessary information.

Universities Offering Education Arts Course In Nigeria

Here list of universities offering Education Arts in Nigeria

  • 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

O’Level Subject Subject Combination For Education Arts Course

To study Education Arts in any university in Nigeria, it is required to have Five SSCE credits in relevant subjects including English Language, Mathematics and subject of specialization.

UTME Subjects Combination For Education Arts Course

English Language is compulsory for all courses. The other three subjects required for Education Arts under the Faculty of Education in the institutions are: Subject of specialization and any two Arts subjects.

Direct Entry Requirements for Education Arts

Two ‘A’ level passes in relevant subject/NCE at merit level.


Waiver For UTME Candidates

(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.

Waiver For Direct Entry Candidates

(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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