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Early Childhood Education - Faculty of Education

This entire page attempts to cover the List of Schools that offer Early Childhood Education under the Faculty of Education in Nigeria.

We will also talk about;
- The subject combinations needed to study Early Childhood Education
- JAMB UTME Subjects and Requirements
- O'Level Subjects and Requirements
- Direct Entry Requirements
- and other information you require to successfully gain admission to study Early Childhood Education.

You need to read the entire content of this page to get all the knowledge your require for this course.

School Options

UNIZIK: offers the course as Early Childhood and Primary Education

Subject Combination / JAMB UTME Requirements

In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Early Childhood Education under the Faculty of Education in the above Universities include;

Any three subjects.

O'Level Requirements

The O'level subject combination and requirements needed to study Early Childhood Education;

You require; Five SSCE credits including English Language.


1. TASUED does not require credit in Mathematics.

2. KWASU requires credit passes in Mathematics, one Science subject and any two other subjects.

3. UNIBEN requires five SSCE credits including English Language, Mathematics and Arts subject and any Science subject. Teachers Certificate Grade II at merit level pass.

4. UNIJOS requires five ‘O’ level credits in WASSCE/GCE/SSCE/NECO at not more than two sittings, including English Language and Biology/Health Science and at least a pass in Mathematics

5. KWASU requires Mathematics and any other two subjects.

6. UNIBEN accepts any three (3) subjects from social sciences/arts/ 3rd subject may or may not be science subject science.

7. UNILAG requires any three (3) subjects in Arts, Science and Social Sciences except Commerce and Typing.

Direct Entry Requirements

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Early Childhood Education, if you don't intend to use UTME.

You require; 1. Two ‘A’ level passes chosen from relevant subject areas.


1. DELSU - accepts NCE (merit) in Education and a teaching subject.

2. OOU accepts NCE (merit) in Nursery and Primary Education.

3. TASUED accepts Two 'A' level passes/NCE Merit/Credit in Primary Education Studies plus one approved teaching subject.

4. KWASU requires two A’ L Passes in G. C. E / IJMB or equivalents, one of which must be in relevant subjects and a teaching subjects in the secondary school system plus UTME requirement.

5. UNIBEN accepts:
a. NCE with a minimum of merit level pass plus UTME requirements
b. Good passes in at least two (2) subjects at one sitting at Advanced Level or Higher School Certificate
c. National Diploma of recognized polytechnics with a minimum of upper credit level pass plus UTME requirements.

6. NCE), IJMB plus five ‘O’ level credits including English Language and Pass in Mathematics.

7. UNILAG accepts;
(a) Very good passes in three (3) JUPEB subjects in Arts, Science or Social Sciences except Commerce, Typing and Shorthand.
(b) Two (2) A/Level passes in relevant subjects in Arts, Science or Social Science except Commerce and Typing.
(c) NCE: PES and any other teaching subject.
(d) Candidates must also satisfy the O/Level requirement.
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