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Physical and Health Education - Faculty of Education

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

We will also talk about;
- The subject combinations needed to study Physical and Health 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 Physical and Health Education.

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Physical and Health Education can be studied under the Education in the following Nigerian Universities;

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School Options


(a)  AAU offers options in:

i. Health Education

ii. Physical Education

(b)   ESUT offers options in:

i. Health Education

ii. Physical 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 Physical and Health Education under the Faculty of Education in the above listed universities include;

Biology and any two (2) relevant subjects.



SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARK

(i) EKSU requires Biology/Health Science and any other two (2) subjects.

(ii) ABU - For Physical and Health Education requires Biology and any two(2) relevant subjects.

O'Level Requirements


The O'level subject combination and requirements needed to study Physical and Health Education;

You require;

i. Five (5) SSC credit passes/TC II merit passes including English Language, Biology or its equivalent.
 
ii. Five (5) SSC credit passes /TC II merit passes to include English Language and Mathematics.
 

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) UNICAL accepts NCE General English in lieu of credit pass at 'O' Level English.

(ii) OAU for Physical and Health Education requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes or TC II merit including English Language and any other three (3) Sciences, Social Science or Arts Subjects.

(iii) OAU - Biology is not mandatory.

(iv) UNICAL - No admission through the UTME

(v) UNIZIK requires Mathematics, English, Biology, Health and Physical Education or Health Science/Health Education.

(vi) AAU require English Language, Biology and 'O' Level pass in Mathematics

(vii) AAU requires 'O' Level passes in Mathematics

(viii) EKSU requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Biology/Health Education and one (1) Science subjects at one (1) sitting

(ix) ABU requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and any one Science subject from Biology, Chemistry or Physics.TCII with five Credits English Language, Mathematics, Biology, PHE and any other Subject.

 

For Physical Education

 

(x) UNN requires

 (a)  five(5) O' level credit passes to include English Language, Biology/Health Science/ Physical Education/ Agriculture Science at not more than two(2) sittings.

(b) TC II merit in five (5) subjects including English Language, Biology/Physical Education/Agricultural Science

 

For Health Education

(xi) (a)   UNN: Five (5) 'O' Level credits passes/ TC II merit to include English Language, Biology/Health Science/Physical Education or the equivalent at not more than two (2) sittings

(xii) OAU for Health Education requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes or TC II merit including English Language, any one (1) of Biology/Health Science/Integrated Science, plus any other three (3) subjects.

(xiii) UNIJOS requires five (5) 'O' Level credits passes/TC II merit to include English Language, Mathematics and Biology or Health Sciences.

 

For Health Education

(xiv) ABU – For Physical and Health Education requires Five (5) SSC credit passes/TC II merit passes including English Language, Biology or its equivalent.

(xv) LCITY requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes at SSC or its equivalent to include English Language, Biology, and any other three (3) Science subjects.

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Direct Entry Requirements


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

You require;

(i)  Two (2) 'A' Level passes in any of Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics.

(ii)  NCE merit in Physical Education and credit in Arithmetical process or Mathematics.

(iii) Diploma in Health Education, Environmental Sanitation, Physical Education, Social work, Health Administration with overall grades of merit plus three (3) 'O' Level credit passes/TC II merit which should include English Language.

(iv) NCE in Biology, Health Education, and Integrated Science with a pass grade plus two (2) 'O' Level credit passes/TC II merit passes.

(v) Registered Nurse plus five (5) 'O' Level credit passes to include English Language.


SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS 

(i) AAU accepts;

(a) NCE in Health Education, Environmental Sanitation, Physical Education, Social Works, Public Administration, Nursing, Public Health Inspectors Certificate from AAU and other recognized institutions.

(b) A credit in English Language and General Mathematics in NCE is accepted in lieu of 'O' Level credit in English Language and Mathematics respectively.

(ii) ESUT accepts candidates with merit in four (4) NCE subjects one (1) of which must be Physical Education or a pass in NCE/ND for a two (2) and three (3)-year programme respectively in Physical Education option.

(iii) ESUT accepts candidates with merit in three (3) NCE subjects. 

(iv) UNIZIK accept RN/NRN, Public Health Nursing Officers’ Certificate, Advanced Diploma in Health Education, Health Superintendent Certificate and equivalent qualification. (UNIZIK -Nursing only) plus the UTME requirements.

(v) BUK accepts certificates in Nursing.

(vi) UNIZIK requires 'O' Level credit passes in English Language and Biology or Food and Nutrition for both the UTME and Direct Entry candidates.

(vii) EKSU accepts two (2) 'A' Level/NCE passes in Biology and either Health Education or Integrated Science plus the UTME requirements.

(viii) LASU accepts NCE merit in Physical Education and TC II in Arithmetic Process/Mathematics. It does not accept ND or HND.

 

For Physical and Health Education

(viii) OAU for Physical and Health Education accepts two (2) 'A' Level passes which could be from any of the following: NCE in Physical and Health Education plus the UTME requirements, certificate in Nursing (RN) Health Education Community/Public Health/Hygiene is acceptable as equivalents, NCE in Primary Education Studies/any other teaching subject is also acceptable.

(ix) BUK accepts NCE in Physical Health Education not below merit. It also accepts Certificate in Nursing.

 

 For Physical Education

(x) UNN accepts

(a)  two (2) or more 'A' Level passes one (1) of which must be Biology/Zoology plus the UTME requirements.

(b) NCE merit in Physical and Health Education/Integrated Science/Food AND Nutrition.

(c)    merit in National Institute for Sports (NIS) certificate.

 

For Health Education:

(xi)(a) UNN: Public Health Nursing or/Registered Nurse (RN)/ Registered Midwife (RM)/ Registered Nurse Tutor (RNT)/ Community Health Officer (CHO), Certificates or merit in NCE Health and Physical Education or Biology/ Integrated Science/ Food and Nutrition from an approved College of Education recognized by the University of Nigeria.

 

(xii) OAU for Health Education accepts two (2)'A' Level passes or NCE/merit including Biology or Health Education and any other subject plus the UTME requirements. Certificate/Nursing(RN)/Health, Education/Health Science/Community/Public Health/Hygiene is acceptable as the equivalent of 'A' Level.

 

(xiii) UNIJOS accepts

(a)Two (2) or more 'A' Level /IJMB passes, one (1) of which must include Biology or Zoology.

(b) NCE merit in Physical and Health Education.

(c)ND credit in Physical and Health Education.

(d) a pass in a three (3)-year Health Education, Health Technology, Nursing, Public Health or an equivalent health programme plus the UTME requirements.

xiv) OAU for Health Education accepts two (2)'A' Level passes or NCE/merit including Biology or Health Education and any other subject plus the UTME requirements. Certificate/Nursing(RN)/Health, Education/Health Science/Community/Public Health/Hygiene is acceptable as the equivalent of 'A' Level.

 

(xv) ABU - For Physical and Health education: Two (2) A level passes in any of Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics.NCE merit in Physical Education and credit in Arithmetical process or Mathematics.Diploma in Health Education, Environmental Sanitation, Physical Education, Social work, Health Administration with overall grades of merit plus three (3) O level credit passes/TC II merit which should include English Language.NCE in Biology, Health Education, and Integrated Science with a pass grade plus two (2) O level credit passes/TC II merit passes. Registered Nurse plus five (5) O level credit passes to include English Language.

 
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