UNN Department of Education and Music Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study  Education and Music under the Faculty of Education  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

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

You require;

Five SSC credits including Music and English Language.


(i) DELSU accepts SSC ‘O’ Level credit passes or its equivalent in at least five (5) subjects which must include English Language, Mathematics, Music or Literature in English at not more than two (2) sittings.

(ii) IAUE requires ‘O’ Level credit passes at the GCE, WAEC/SSCE or NECO level in five subjects: English Language and Mathematics and any three from the following: Christian Religious Studies (CRS), History, Literature in English, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Integrated Science, Commerce, Government, Economics, Physical and Health Studies, Technical Studies.

(iii) OAU requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes including English Language and Music. Credit/merit in TCII or Certificate in Associated Board of the Royal School of Music (ARRASM) are acceptable.

(iv) UNIUYO does not insist on ‘O’ level credit pass in Music but requires ‘O’ level credit pass in Mathematic

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 and Music under the Faculty of Education in the above Universities include;

Music and any other two Arts/Social Science subjects.


(i) IAUE accepts English language and any three from the following: Christian Religious Studies (CRS), History, Literature in English, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Integrated Science, Commerce, Government, Economics Physical and Health Studies, Technical Studies.

(ii) DELSU requires Music or Literature in English and any other two (2) Arts/Social Science/Science subjects.


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

You require;

Two ‘A’ level passes /NCE merit in Music.


(i) ALVAN accepts ND in Music.

(ii)OAU accepts ‘A’ Level passes in Music and one (1) other subject. Credit or merit in NCE Music double major or NCE Music combined with any other teaching or professional subject. Holders of NCE certificate in Music are eligible for admission with or without ‘O’ Level Music.

(iii) IAUE: Post NCE and Post Diploma in Music/ Music Education (3 years). Candidates for direct entry must hold a diploma in Music or NCE Music with a grade not lower than merit pass. Note: That candidates with Diploma or N.C.E from other disciplines must pass a departmental audition test. However, such candidates would only be admitted into year one of the B.A (ED) and B.A.programmes in Music

(iv)DELSU requiresat least merit passes in Music at NCE or DELSU Diploma in Music. Upper credit in Diploma or ‘A’ Level passes in Music


JAMB Score

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

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