OAU Department of Home Economics & Education Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study History under the Faculty of Arts and Humanities in Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)  as it is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered in   to  carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), formerly known as University of Ife, is a federal government  owned and operated Nigerian university. The university is in the ancient city of Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria. The university was founded in 1961 and classes commenced in October 1962 as the University of Ife by the regional government of Western Nigeria, led by late chief Samuel Ladoke Akintola, and was renamed Obafemi Awolowo University on 12 May 1987 in honour of Chief Obafemi Awolowo (1909–1987), first premier of the Western Region of Nigeria, whose brainchild the university was

Obafemi Awolowo University offers undergraduate and post-graduate programmes in fields of specialization spanning the humanities, the arts, the natural sciences, the social sciences, the medical sciences, engineering and technology.

The university has 13 faculties  and two colleges  the Postgraduate College and the College of Health Sciences — administered in more than 60 departments. It was previously associated with Loma Linda University in California, USA.

Also see: Nigerian Universities And Courses They Offer

Nigerian Universities Offering Home Economics 

O’LEVEL SUBJECT COMBINATION

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Home Economics and Education;

You require;

Five (5) ‘O’ Level NTC/NBC credit passes or TC II merit including English Language, Mathematics, Home Economics, Biology and Chemistry.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) BENIN requires ‘O’ Level pass in Chemistry and ‘O’ Level credit pass in Biology/Agricultural Science.

(ii) IAUED requires one (1) Science subject.

(iii) DELSU requires five (5) credits passes at SSC or its equivalent including English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Home Economics or Food Nutrition.

(iv) UYO requires ‘O’ Level credit pass in Chemistry.

(v)  LAGOS requires ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and any two (2) of Economics, Biology, Physics, Food and Nutrition/Home Management, Clothing and Textile, Garment Making/Dyeing and Bleaching/Catering Craft Practice.

(vi) EBSU requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, and any three(3) of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Food and Nutrition, Clothing and textile, Home Management.

(vii) MAUTY requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes in English, Mathematics and any three (3) of Home Management/Home Economics, Food and Nutrition, Clothing and Textiles, Economics, Geography, Physics Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science, Health Education, Catering and Craft Practice, Garment Making, Textiles Trade, Marketing/Salesmanship, Cosmetology.

(viii) ABU requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes Mathematics/English Language/Home Economics, Biology, Geography, Physics/Chemistry

Old Grade II
Five Passes including Arithmetic/English/Domestic Science.

New Grade II Teachers Certificate
Five Credits including English, Mathematics, Home Economics.

NB:
Note, one (1) Home Economics subject is required i.e Foods and Nutrition, Home Management or Textile and Clothing.

(i) UNN requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes which must include any two (2) of the following: Home Management, Clothing and Textiles, Food and Nutrition, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Agricultural Science, Economics, Cosmetology, Garment Making and Catering Craft at ‘O’ Level plus the UNN UTME requirements.

(ii) ABSU requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Biology or Chemistry and any two (2) other subjects

(iii) BSU requires  credits in English, Mathematics, Biology and any two (2) of the following subjects; Home Management, Clothing and Textiles, Food and Nutrition, Chemistry, Agricultural Science, and Economics at WASSCE/SSCE/GCE ‘O’ Level/NTC/NBC

JAMB SUBJECT COMBINATION

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

Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science and one other subject.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) IAUED requires one (1) Science subject and any other subjects.

(ii)  UMUDIKE requires Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science, and Mathematics/Physics as the UTME subjects.

(iii)   BENIN requires Biology/Agricultural Science and any other two (2) Science or Social Science subjects.

(iv)   MAUTY requires Biology/Agricultural Science and any two (2) of Home Economics, Economics, Chemistry, Physics.

(v)  EBSU requires a Social Science subject as the third (3rd) subject.

(vi) LAGOS requires Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and one (1) other subject from Mathematics, Physics, Food and Nutrition.

(vii) BSU requires Biology, Chemistry, and any one of Mathematics, Physics, Economics, Agricultural Science.

(viii) UNN requires Chemistry or Biology plus any other two (2) Science or Social Science subjects like Agricultural Science, Home Economics, Physics, Mathematics, Economics, Commerce and Geography.

(ix) DELSU requires Biology or Agricultural Science or Chemistry, Home Economics or Food and Nutrition and any one of Mathematics and Economics.

(x) MAUTY requires Biology/Agricultural Science and any two (2) of Home Economics, Economics, Chemistry or Physics.

DIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENT

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Home Economics and Education, if you don’t intend to use UTME.

You require;

(i) NCE merit in Home Economics

(ii) ‘A’ Level passes in two (2) of Chemistry or any Biology, Botany and Agricultural Science.

(iii) ND/HND credit in Home Economics or Food Science or Hotel and Catering Management or any other related programme

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) UNN for a three (3)-Year Degree programme, it requires any of the following in addition to the UTME requirements.                                                                                        (a)  NCE merit in Home Economics, ND lower credit in Fashion and Clothing Management Education or Home Economics or Home and Rural Economics or Hotel and Catering. (b)  Candidates with a University Degree in any discipline in addition to the departmental UTME requirements may be considered for direct entry admission for a three (3)-year programme.

(ii) BENIN requires two (2) or three (3) merit in NCE including Home Economics plus three (3) or two (2) ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Biology/Agricultural Science with ‘O’ Level pass in chemistry.

(iii)  LAGOS accepts NCE merit or ND credit in Home Economics, Catering and Hotel Management, Textile Management and any other relevant subject.                                      b. very good passes in three (3) JUPEB subjects Chemistry, Biology and one (1) other subject from Economics, Food AND Nutrition, Home Management, Clothing and Textile. c. two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in any two (2) relevant Science subjects of Chemistry and any one (1) of Biology, Botany and Agricultural Science.                                                     d. HND credit in Home Economics, Food Science, Hotel Management or any other related course.

(iv) ABU accepts ‘A’ Level passes/IJMB in two (2) of Chemistry and any of Biology, Botany or Agricultural Science.

(v) EBSU accepts NCE merit or ND/HND upper credit respectively in the relevant programme.

(vi) DELSU requires NCE in Home Economics with minimum of merit pass OND Home Economics or Food Science in upper credit or any other related courses.

(vii) BSU requires Preliminary degree candidates (from Benue State University only) must pass at least five (5) out of the six (6) subjects studied with pass level of at least 50% in each subjects.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           (b) NCE use of English is acceptable in lieu of ‘O’ Level in English Language.                                                                                                                                                              (c) ‘A’ Level pass in any of the acceptable subjects.                                                                                                                                                                                                    (d) A minimum of upper credit level at ND/HND or Diploma in Fashion and Clothing Management Education or Home Economics plus a minimum of credit level pass in any two (2) of the followings Home Management, Clothing and textiles, Food and Nutrition, Biology, Chemistry, Agricultural Sciences and economics WASSCE/SSCE/GCE ‘O’ Level NTC/NBC.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     (e) A minimum of merit level pass in NCE (Home Economic Education) with credit level pass in any four (4) of the following: Home Management, Clothing and Textiles, Food and Nutrition, Biology, Chemistry, Agricultural Science and Economics at WASSCE/SSCE/GCE ‘O’ Level /NABTEB.                                                                                              (f) Any other qualification that may be considered appropriate by Benue State University, Makurdi

JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into OAU for the 2019/2020 session, should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have scored 200  or above in your JAMB result.

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