UNIABUJA Department of Primary Education Studies Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Primary Education Studies Faculty of  Education  in University of Abuja (UNIABUJA)  as it is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered in UNIABUJA  to  carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.

The University of Abuja is a tertiary institution in the Nigerian capital Abuja. It was established on January 1, 1988 (under Decree No. 110 of 1992 as amended) as a dual-mode university with the mandate to run conventional and distance learning programmes. Academic work began in the University in 1990 with the matriculation of its pioneer students.

The university runs regular degree, diploma, and postgraduate programmes. Due to its location in the Federal Capital Territory has a Centre for Distance Learning School which provides university education to those who cannot acquire such education through the regular university system and those interested in acquiring new knowledge and specialized skills.

Also see: Nigerian Universities And Courses They Offer   


The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Primary Education Studies;

You require;

Five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes including English Language.


1.IAUED and LAGOS require ‘O’ Level credit pass in Mathematics.

2. ABUJA requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes or its equivalent to include Mathematics, English Language and three (3) other relevant Arts/Social Sciences subjects


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

Any three (3) subjects.


1. IAUED requires one (1) relevant Science and two (2) other Science subjects


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

You require;

1. Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes chosen from relevant subjects.


1. ILORIN accepts O’ level pass in Mathematics for candidates who combine Primary Education Studies with subject other than Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Economics

2. ABUJA accepts two (2)’A’ Level passes in relevant subjects/NCE; minimum 10 points in addition to UTME requirements.

JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into UNIABUJA  for the 2019/2020 session, should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have scored 180 or above in your JAMB result.

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