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This article is designed to help students who wish to study Health Education under the Faculty of Education under the Faculty of Arts & Humanities in University of Nigeria Nsukka as it is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered in UNN to carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.
The University of Nigeria, commonly referred to as UNN, is a federal university located in Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria. Founded by Nnamdi Azikiwe in 1955 and formally opened on 7 October 1960, the University of Nigeria has four campuses – Nsukka, Enugu, and Ituku-Ozalla – all located in Enugu State and Aba campus in Abia State
The University of Nigeria was the first full-fledged indigenous and first autonomous university in Nigeria modelled upon the American educational system. It is the first land-grant university in Africa and one of the five most reputed universities in Nigeria. The university has 15 Faculties and 102 academic departments. The University offers 82 undergraduate programs and 211 postgraduate programmes.
The university celebrated its 50th anniversary on October 2010
The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Health Education;
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) OOU accept NCE General English in lieu of credit pass at ‘O’ Level English.
(iii) OOU and OAU – Biology is not mandatory.
(iv) UI and DELSU require English Language and any three (3) subjects
(vii) UNIZIK requires Mathematics, English, Biology, Health and Physical Education or Health Science/Health Education.
(viii) UNIBEN requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credits passes /TC II merit to including English Language and one (1) Science subject.
(ix) AAU and DELSU require English Language, Biology and ‘O’ Level pass in Mathematics.
(x) UI – same as in Human Kinetics.
(xi) UNIMAID require ‘O’ Level credit pass in Mathematics.
(xiii) UNIUYO requires ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language and Chemistry.
(xiv) AAU requires ‘O’ Level passes in Mathematics
(xv) AAUA requires five ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Biology, Mathematics and any other two subjects from Agricultural Science, Chemistry, Physics, Economics, Government, Commerce, and Home Economics.
(xvii) DELSU requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit/TC II Merit to include, English Language, Mathematics, Biology and any other two (2) subjects at not more than two (2) sittings.
(xviii) TASUED requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes at one (1) sitting or six (6) ‘O’ Level credit passes at two (2) sittings to include English Language and one (1) Science subject and Mathematics.
(xix) ABU requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credits passes/TC II merit including English Language, Biology, Mathematics and any two (2) Science subjects.
(xx) UNN requires For Health Education (a) 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.
(xxi)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
(xxii) UNILAG requires ‘O’ Level credit passes in Biology and Mathematics.
(xxvi) ABU requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and others in Physical Education, Health Education, Physical and Health Education or any one (1) science subject from Biology, Chemistry and Physics
n UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Health Education under the Faculty of Education in the above Universities include;
Biology and any two (2) relevant subjects.
SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
(i) UNIBEN – requires one (1) Science subject and two (2) other Science or Social Science subjects.
(iii) DELSU requires Biology/Health Science and any other two (2) subjects..
(v) AAUA requires Biology as one (1) of the UTME subjects.
(v) UNN requires Biology and any two (2) relevant subjects.
(vi) UNIMAID requires Biology and any two (2) from Science or Social Science subjects
These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Health Education, if you don’t intend to use UTME.
(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) UI accepts passes in two (2) major subjects at the NCE/’A’ Level with ‘O’ Level credit passes or its equivalent in three (3) other subjects in Arts, Social Science and the Sciences.
(ii) DELSU accepts NCE Merit in Health Education. Merit in DELSU Diploma in Health Education. Environmental Sanitation. Social Works, Health Administration. Registered Nurse.
(iii) 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.
(iv) UNIUYO accepts Technical Teachers Certificate in Health Education
(v) UNIZIK and UNIUYO 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.
(vi) BUK accepts certificate in Nursing.
(vii) UNIZIK requires ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language and Biology or Food and Nutrition for both the UTME and Direct Entry candidates.
(viii) LASU accepts NCE merit in Physical Education and TC II in Arithmetic Process/Mathematics. It does not accept ND or HND.
(a) requires two (2) NCE merit one (1) of which should be Health Education, Biology or Integrated Science plus three (3) ‘O’ Level credit passes including English Language at one (1) sitting.
For Health Education:
(b) Registered Nurse Certificate and four (4) ‘O’ Level credit passes at one (1) sitting including English Language.
(x) UNN accepts
For Health Education:
(a) Public Health Nursing or/Registered Nurse (RN)/ Registered Midwife (RM)/ Registered Nurse Tutor (RNT)/ Community Heath 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.
(xi) UNIMAID requires a Certificate in Nursing/ Midwifery or equivalent in addition to the Direct Entry requirements.
(xii) UNILORIN may interview all candidates seeking admission into the Department of Physical and Health Education.It accepts NCE/TC II merit.
(xiii) TASUED accepts
a. NCE with merit in related subjects – Physical Education, Health Education, Biology, plus the UTME requirements.
b. Registered Nurse plus the UTME requirements
c. Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in Physical Education, Health Education, Biology, plus the UTME requirements.
(xiv) UNIUYO accepts candidates without ‘A’ Level or NCE Mathematics but must take remedial in the subject in year one (1).
(xv) 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.
(xvi) UNILAG accepts NCE credit/merit in Physical Education/Physical & Health Education/Human Kinetics & Health Education. Very good passes in three JUPEB subjects: Biology/Health Science/Physical Education and one other Science subject. Unilag 2-year Diploma in HKE.
(xvii) AAUA accepts
(a) Diploma in Physical and Health Education.
(b)NCE in Physical and Health Education, Biology, Health Science.
(c)Certificate/Diploma in Nursing (RN)/Health, Education/Health Science/Community/Public Health/Hygiene.
(xviii) ABU – For Health Education accepts NCE passes in two major subjects of any other combination with P.E. or H.E. or P.H.E. Two ‘A’ level/IJMB passes in science subjects; Chemistry Physics, Biology and Mathematics. ABU Diploma with merit pass in P.H.E
(xix) UNILORIN accepts;
a)NCE in Physical and Health Education, Agriculture Science/ Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Home Economics and Integrated Science plus five ’O’ level credits in not more than two sittings in GCE/SSCE/NECO/NABTEB. /Grade II TC to include English Language, Mathematics and any three (3) of the Science, Arts or Commercial subjects, (but to include at least one Science Subject) Biology, Agric Science, Economics, IRS/CRS, Commerce, Chemistry, Physics, Health Science etc.
b)’A’ Level passes in GCE/JUPEB/IJMB or their Equivalent in any two of the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Economics, Geography, Government, Health Science and CRK/IRS plus FIVE ‘O’ Level Credits as stated in (a) above.
c)Any accredited Diploma, Nursing & Midwife, Health Technology, Health Administration Services and Environmental Health. Diploma in Health Records/ Health Information in community Health Extension Worker, Junior Community Health Extension Worker, OND Dental Surgery Technician, Diploma in Environmental Health Technician, Higher Diploma in community Health practice, Diploma in community Health Officers, Pharmacy Technician, OND in Science Laboratory Technology, Diploma in Public Health, Health Promotion, plus Five ‘O’ Level Credits as stated in ‘a’ above.
d)A first Degree in any related field from a recognised institution plus five ‘O’ level Credits as stated in (a) above. Preference will be given to NCE holders & A first degree from a recognised institution for Direct Entry.