Education and Social Science - Faculty of Education

This entire page attempts to cover the List of Schools that offer Education and Social Science under the Faculty of Education in Nigeria.

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

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

School Options

UNICAL: Offers this course with options in:
1. Education Geography
2. Education Political Science
3. Education Economics.

EBSU: offers this course With options in:
1. Economics
2. Political Science
3. Geography/Physics

UNIPORT: Offers this course with options in
1. Economics
2. Accounting
3. Political Science
4. Geography/Physics.

UNN: offers this course with options in:
1. Education Geography/Physics
2. Education Political Science
3. Education Social Studies
4. Education Economics

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 Education and Social Science under the Faculty of Education in the above Universities include;

Any three Social Science Subjects.


1. UNN:
a. For Education/Geography: English Language, Geography, plus any other two (2) subjects
b. For Education/Economics: English Language, Mathematics, Economics plus any other Social Science subject.
c. For Education/Political Science: English Language, Government, plus any other two subjects.
d. For Education/Social Studies: English Language, plus any other three Social Science/Arts subjects.

O'Level Requirements

The O'level subject combination and requirements needed to study Education and Social Science;

You require;

Five (5) 'O' Level credit passes or equivalent to include English Language and Mathematics.


1. EBSU requires credit pass in Mathematics

2. UNIPORT requires subject or the teaching
subject relevant to the Teaching subject. Also requires Mathematics for Economics and Accounting and for Political Science requires Government or History.

3. UNN:
(a) Requires five ‘O’ level credit passes including English Language, a science subject and the subject to be combined with education.
(b) For Social Studies/Education: credit pass in three Social science or Arts subjects are required
(c) Credit pass in Mathematics and Economics for Education/Economics.
(d) Credit pass in Government for Political science/Education”
(e) Credit in Geography, plus any other three subjects and a pass in mathematics for Education/Geography.

4. NDU requires five O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, and any other three subjects, two of which must be social science subjects in not more than two sittings.

Direct Entry Requirements

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

You require;

i. NCE in two relevant subjects.

ii. Two ‘A’ level passes in relevant subjects.


1. EBSU accepts NCE Social Studies.

2. UNN accepts:
a. UTME requirement plus two “A’ level passes in relevant subjects which should include candidates proposed course.
b. NCE credit/merit passes in addition to TC II or ‘O’ level credit in relevant subjects.
c. “Candidates must satisfy the UTME requirements.

3. Candidates with ND at distinction, credit and merit levels in other disciplines who possess the University Minimum entry requirement plus at least relevant credit passes in WASSCE and NECO O 'level may be offered admission but will run the 4-Year programme.

4. NDU – Same as Vocational and Technical Education.

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