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JAMB Brochure for Educational Foundation Under Faculty of Education

This part of the JAMB brochure shows you the requirements to apply for Educational Foundation 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 Educational Foundation

  • Ambrose Alli University
  • Ebonyi State University
  • Enugu State University Of Science And Technology
  • Lagos State University
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University
  • University of Calabar
  • Usman Dan Fodio University

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

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

The subject of study and two other relevant subjects.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) NDU requires Biology for Guidance and Counseling.

(ii) AAU: For B.A. (Ed.) options, requires a pass in Mathematics is acceptable. English Education require credit pass in English Literature; French Education requires credit pass in

(iii) AAU: For B.A. (Ed.) options, requires a pass in Mathematics is acceptable. English Education require credit pass in English Literature; French Education requires credit pass in English Literature and a pass in French; History Education requires credit pass in History/ Government while Religious Studies requires CRS or Islamic/Arabic Studies.

(iv) EBSU accepts any three of Literature in English, History, Geography, Economics, Mathematics and Government.

O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates

To apply for Educational Foundation as a UTME candidate, you require: Five SSCE credits in English Language, the subject of study and three relevant subjects.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) NDU requires Biology for Guidance and Counseling and Mathematics and Economics for Educational Administration option.

(ii) ESUTECH and EBSU require SSCE five credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and any other three Arts subjects.

Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

To apply for Educational Foundation as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: Two ‘A’ level passes to include the subject to be offered.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UNIPORT – No Direct Entry.

(ii) ESUTECH accepts ND/NCE for 3 year programme. Candidates with merit in all subject areas at NCE will register for 2 year programme. Candidates admitted into the department will be required to take one teaching subject.

(iii) UNICAL accepts NCE merit/credit passes in relevant subject.

(iv) AAU accepts a pass in General English at NCE levels as an equivalent of credit pass in O/L English Language

(v) NDU – Same as Vocational and Technical Education.

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

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System


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