UNIPORT Department of Education Arts Admission Requirement

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

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To study Education Arts candidates must meet the following requirements.


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

You require;

Five SSCE credits in relevant subjects including English Language, Mathematics and subject of specialization.


1. UNIPORT requires for English, French and Theatre Arts options Literature in English. For History PHC does not accepts Government in liue of History.

2.  UNN requires five (5)’O’ Level credit passes to include the subjects to be combined with Education and a credit or its equivalent in English Language at ‘O’ Level or its equivalent. For Education/English, ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language and Literature in English are compulsoryFor Education/History, Government or History is compulsory For Education/French – French is compulsory. For Education/Igbo Linguistics, Igbo is compulsory.   Candidates for Education Music, Education/Creative Arts and Education Fine and Applied Arts must possess Music, Creative Art or Fine and Applied Arts respectively at O’ level, in addition to five (5) Credit passes at a sitting or six (6)’O’ Level credit passes at two (2) sittings which must include English Language.

3. UNICAL accepts a pass in Mathematics.

4. NDU requires five (5)’O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, and any other three (3) subjects, two (2) of which must be Arts subjects at not more than two (2) sittings.


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 Arts under the Faculty of Education in the above Universities include;

Subject of specialization and any two Arts subjects.


1. UNIPORT and EBSU – The subjects of study and two other relevant subjects.
English Language, the subject to be combined and two other Arts or Social Science subjects. For Education/Music, Education/Creative Art and Education/FAA, English Language and three other Arts subjects.

2. UNN requires the subject to be combined and two other Arts or Social Science subject. For Education Music/Education Fine Arts; any three other subjects.


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

You require;

Two ‘A’ level passes in relevant subject/NCE at merit level.


1. EBSU accepts HND, NCE and ND with a minimum of Merit and Upper credit respectively in the relevant fields.

2. UNN accepts:
(a) NCE in the subject to be combined with Education with at least Merit pass in the subject plus UTME requirement.
(b) Candidates with ND at not less than merit level in other disciplines who possess the University minimum entry requirements which must include credit in the subject to be combined may be admitted for a four year programme.

3.  NDU – Same as Vocational and Technical Education.

JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT)  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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