UNN Department of Education and Science Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Education and Science 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 Science;

You require;

Five SSCE credit passes including English Language, Mathematics and two other Science subjects.


1. RSUST accepts a pass in English Language and Mathematics in exceptional cases.

2. FUTMINNA requires any three other science subject.

3. UNN requires Five SSCE credit passes including English Language, Mathematics and two other Science subjects. one subject must be the proposed teaching subject.
For Integrated Science
Five credit passes which includes a credit in at least one Science subject and pass in two other Science subjects.

4. NDU requires five O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, and any other three subjects, two of which must be science subjects in not more than two 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 and Science under the Faculty of Education in the above Universities include;

Three relevant Science or NBC subjects


1. UNN requires English Language and any three (3) Science subjects – Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Health Science, Agric Science.


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

You require;

1. Two ‘A’ level passes in relevant Science subjects which should include candidates proposed course.

2. NCE credit/merit passes in addition to TC II merit or SSCE credit in relevant subjects.


1.RSUST in addition to ‘O’ Level requirements accepts:

(a) HND (Lower Credit) in related discipline.

(b) OND, ND with a minimum of Upper credit

(c) NCE in the relevant Science Education programme with a minimum of Pass.

(d) Two (2) GCE A’ Level, HSC in two subjects from Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics or their combinations

(2.)UNN accepts Candidates with ND in other areas at distinction, credit, or merit level who possess the University minimum entry requirement plus credit in the teaching subject may be considered for Direct Entry admission but will run the 4 year programme.

3. NDU – Same as Vocational and Technical Education

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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