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JAMB Brochure for Education and Yoruba Under Faculty of Education

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

  • Adekunle Ajasin University
  • Ekiti State University
  • Fountain University
  • Lagos State University
  • Obafemi Awolowo University
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University
  • Tai Solarin University of Education
  • University of Ibadan
  • University of Ilorin
  • University of Lagos

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

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

Yoruba and any two subjects chosen from History, Lit. in English, French, CRK, Islamic Studies, Arabic and Geography/Physics.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UNILAG accepts Yoruba and any two of Literature in English, History, Government, French, Geography, Igbo, CRK/IRS, Economics, Commerce, Arabic.

(ii) LASU accepts Government but does not accept Physics.

(iii) TASUED accepts any three subjects from Arts and Social Science subjects.

O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates

To apply for Education and Yoruba as a UTME candidate, you require: Five SSCE credit or merit passes including English Language and Yoruba.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) LASU and LAGOS require credit pass Mathematics.

(ii) TASUED requires Five ‘O’ level credits at one sitting or six ‘O’ level credits at two sittings to include English Language and any other Arts or Social Science subjects.

(iii) UNILAG requires five credit passes including English, Mathematics, Yoruba and 2 of Literature in English, Igbo, History or Government, Economics, French, IRS, CRS and Arabic

Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

To apply for Education and Yoruba as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: Five SSCE credit or merit passes including English Language and Yoruba.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) OAU requires NCE (credit).

(ii) UNILAG accepts:
(a) Very good passes in three JUPEB subjects: Yoruba and any two of French, Lit-in English, Government, History, CRS/IRS, and Geography.
(b) Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in Yoruba, and any of English, CRS/IRS, Igbo, French, History, Geography, Arabic.
(c) NCE: Yoruba and any other two (2) Arts subjects.
(d) Candidates must also satisfy the O/Level requirements.

(iii) LASU accepts A’ level pass in English Language, Arabic, Geography, Physics or History/ Government.

(iv) TASUED accepts at least two ‘A’ level passes or NCE Merit to include Yoruba and another Arts or Social Science subject.

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System


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