JAMB Subject Combination of Physical and Health Education.

Are you searching for the current WAEC and JAMB subject combination for Physical and Health Education? Or the admission requirements? Or the list of Universities where you can study the course? Don’t worry because this page covers both the UTME and Direct Entry requirements for Physical and Health Education.

You will find all the WAEC and JAMB subjects (UTME requirements) required to study Physical and Health Education. Direct Entry candidates will also see the ‘A level’ requirements (DE Requirements) required to study Physical and Health Education. Lastly, Universities offering the course will also be listed alongside their special consideration (Waiver).

Before commencing with registration, note that Physical and Health Education is a course meant for science students only. Also, candidates must ensure they are able to meet with the admission requirements needed for the course. You can find them below.

NOTE: We collected all the information on this page from the Current Official JAMB Brochure.

Subjects & Requirements For Physical and Health Education

JAMB Subject Combination for Physical and Health Education

You will find the list of UTME (WAEC & JAMB Subjects) and Direct Entry (A level) admission requirements. Also, you will find all the Universities in Nigeria offering the course and their special requirements.

O’Level Subjects & Requirements (UTME)

There are five (5)SSC credit passes/TC II merit passes required to study physical and Health Education, and it includes:

1). English Language.
2). Biology or its equivalent.
3). Mathematics (at least a pass).
4). Any two (2) other science subjects.

University Special Consideration  (Waiver)

1). OAU and OOU – Biology is not mandatory.

2). OOU and UNICAL accept NCE General English in place of credit pass at ‘O’ level English.

3). UNICAL  – No admission through the UTME.

4). DELSU and AAU require Biology, English Language, and ‘O’ level pass in Mathematics.

5). PHC, IBADAN, DELSU require English Language and any three (3) other subjects.

6). EDKAN and MAIDUGURI require an ‘O’ level credit pass in Mathematics.

7). IBADAN requires the same as in Human Kinetics.

8). EKSU requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes to which must include Mathematics, English Language, Biology/Health Education and one (1) Science subjects at one (1)sitting.

9). UNIZIK requires Biology, English, Mathematics, Health and Physical Education or Health Science/Health Education.

10). UNIBEN requires five (5) ‘O’level credits passes /TC II merit which must include English Language and any one (1) Science subject.

11). OAU for Physical and Health Education requires at least five (5) ‘O’level credit passes or TC II merit to include English Language and any other three (3) Sciences, Social Science or Arts Subjects.

12). AAUA requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes /TC II merit which must include Mathematics, Biology, English Language, and two (2) Science subjects.

13). UNIUYO requires ‘O’ level credit passes in Chemistry and English Language.

14). BABCOCK requires ‘O’ level credit passes in Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, and any other Science subject except Agricultural Science/Health Science.

15). AAU requires an ‘O’ level passes in Mathematics.

16). ABU requires five (5) ‘O’ level credits passes/TC II merit which must include Mathematics, English Language, Biology, and any two (2) Science subjects.

17). UNIJOS requires five (5) ‘O’ level credits passes/TC II merit which must include Mathematics, English Language, and Health Sciences or Biology.

18). DELSU requires ‘O’ level pass in Mathematics and two (2) other subjects.

19). ABU requires five (5) ‘O’level credit passes in Mathematics, English Language, and others in Health Education, Physical Education, Physical and Health Education or any one (1) science subject from Physics, Biology, and Chemistry.

20). UNILAG requires ‘O’ level credit passes in Mathematics and Biology.

21). EDALV accepts Health Science In place of Biology for Health Education, nevertheless, Biology is mandatory for Physical Education.

22). TASUED requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes at one (1) sitting or six (6) ‘O’level credit passes at two (2) sittings which must include English Language and one (1) Science subject and Mathematics.

JAMB Subject Combination for Physical and Health Education

You can find the accurate JAMB subject combination for Physical and Health Education below:

  • English Language(*), Biology and any two (2) relevant subjects.

UNIVERSITY SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER)

1). DELSU requires Health Science or Biology.
2). UNN requires Biology and any two (2) relevant subjects.
3). BABCOCK requires Chemistry, Mathematics, or Biology.
4). EKSU requires Health Science/Biology and any other two (2) subjects.
5). UNIBEN requires one (1) Science subject and two (2) other Science or Social Science subjects.

Direct Entry Admission Requirements For Physical and Health Education

Candidates who don’t intend to apply for Physical and Health Education via UTME should ensure that they meet with the Direct Entry (DE) admission requirements for Physical and Health Education below:

  • Two ‘A’ level passes in any of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics.
  •  NCE (merit) in Physical Education and credit in Arithmetical process or Mathematics.

UNIVERSITY SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER)

1). DELSU accepts ‘A’ level passes, NCE and any three (3) other ‘O’ level or TC II subjects passed at credit/merit level.

2). ESUTECH accepts candidates with merit in three (3) NCE subjects.

3). AAU accepts the following:
a). NCE in Health Education, Physical Education, Environmental Sanitation, Public Administration, Social Works, Public Health Inspectors Certificate, Nursing from AAU and other recognized institutions.
b). A credit in English Language and General Mathematics in NCE is accepted in place of ‘O’level credit in English Language and Mathematics respectively.

4). NOCOEN requires an ‘A’ level pass in Zoology or Biology.

5). IAUED and IBADAN accept passes in two (2) major subjects at the NCE/’A’ level with ‘O’ level credit passes or its equivalent in three (3) other subjects in Social Science, Arts, and the Sciences.

6). UNIZIK requires ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language and Biology or Food and Nutrition for both the Direct Entry and UTME candidates.

7). UNIBEN:
a). Requires two (2) or three (3) NCE merit chosen from Health Education, Physical Education, Integrated Science, and Biology in addition to three (3) or two (2) ’O’level credit passes to include English Language at one (1) sitting.

8). ESUTECH accepts candidates with merit in four (4) NCE subjects one (1) of which must be from Physical Education or a pass in NCE/ND for a two (2) and three (3)-year programme respectively in Physical Education option.

9). BAYERO accepts a certificate in Nursing.

10). NAU, UYO, and EDALV accept Technical Teachers Certificate in Health Education.

11). UNIBEN:
a). Requires two (2) NCE merit one (1) of which should be Biology/Integrated Science or Health Education, in addition to three (3) ‘O’ level credit passes which must include English Language at one (1) sitting.
For Health Education
b). Registered Nurse Certificate and four (4) ‘O’ level credit pass at one (1) sitting which should include English Language.

12). EDALV accepts for the two (2)-year programme, NCE distinction or credit in Midwifery tutors, Health Nursing, and Physical and Health Education.

13). LASU accepts NCE merit in Physical Education and TC II in Arithmetic Process/Mathematics. They don’t accept ND or HND.

14). EKSU accepts two (2) ‘A’ level/NCE passes in Biology and either Health Education or Integrated Science in addition to the UTME requirements.

15). UNIJOS accepts the following:
a). Two (2) or more ‘A’ level /IJMB passes, one (1) of which must include Zoology or Biology.
b). NCE merit in Physical and Health Education.
c). ND credit in Physical and Health Education.
d). a pass in a three (3)-year Health Technology, Health Education, Public Health, Nursing or an equivalent health program in addition to the UTME requirements.

16). EDALV, UNIZIK, and UYO accept RN/NRN, Public Health Nursing Officers’ Certificate, Health Superintendent Certificate, Advanced Diploma in Health Education, and equivalent qualification. (UNIZIK -Nursing only) in addition to the UTME requirements.

17). UNN accepts the following:
For Physical Education
a). Two (2) or more ‘A’ level passes one (1) of which must be Zoology/Biology in addition to the UTME requirements.
b). NCE merit in Integrated Science/Physical and Health Education/Food AND Nutrition.
c). Merit in National Institute for Sports (NIS) certificate.
For Health Education:
a). Public Health Nursing or/Registered Nurse (RN)/ Registered Nurse Tutor (RNT)/ Registered Midwife (RM)/ Community Health Officer (CHO), Certificates or merit in NCE Health and Physical Education or Integrated Science/ Biology/ Food and Nutrition from an approved college of Education recognized by the University of Nigeria.

18). MAIDUGURI requires a Certificate in Nursing/ Midwifery or equivalent in plus Direct Entry requirements.

19). ILORIN may interview all candidates seeking admission into the Department of Physical and Health Education. They also accept NCE/TC II merit.

20). ABU accepts merit in Diploma from the School of Health Technology. Preference will be given to NCE and the first degree for Direct Entry. ND from accredited Institutions.

21). BAYERO accepts NCE in Physical Health Education which must not be below merit. It also accepts a Certificate in Nursing.

22). LAGOS accepts NCE Health Education, in Biology, Integrated Science, Registered Nurse, Physical and Health Education in addition to the UTME requirements.

23). UNIUYO accepts candidates without ‘A’ level or NCE Mathematics but must take remedial in the subject in a year one (1).

24). AAUA accepts the following:
a). Diploma in Physical and Health Education.
b). NCE in Physical and Health Education, Health Science, Biology.
c). Certificate/Diploma in Nursing (RN)/Health, Education/Community/Health Science/Hygiene/Public Health.

25). TASUED accepts the following:
a). NCE with merit in related subjects – Biology, Health Education, Physical Education, in addition to the UTME requirements.
b). Registered Nurse in addition to the UTME requirements.
c). Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Biology, Health Education, Physical Education, in addition to the UTME requirements.

26). OAU for Health Education accepts two (2) ’A’ level passes or NCE/merit which must include Health Education or Biology and any other subject in addition to the UTME requirements. Certificate/Health/Nursing(RN), Education/Community/Health Science/Public Health/Hygiene is acceptable as the equivalent of ‘A’ level.

27). OAU for Physical and Health Education accepts two (2) ‘A’ level passes which could be from any of the following: NCE in Physical and Health Education in addition to the UMTE requirements, certificate in Public Health/Nursing (RN) Health Education Community/Hygiene is acceptable as equivalents, NCE in Primary Education Studies/any other teaching subject is acceptable also.

Universities In Nigeria Offering Physical And Health Education

  • AAU (AMBROSE ALLI UNIVERSITY, EKPOMA, EDO STATE).
  • ABU (AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, ZARIA, KADUNA STATE).
  • ADEYEMIDEG (ADEYEMI COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, ONDO STATE). (AFFL TO OAU, ILE-IFE).
  • BAYERO UNIVERSITY, KANO, KANO STATE.
  • BSU (BENUE STATE UNIVERSITY, MAKURDI, BENUE STATE).
  • UNICAL (UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR, CALABAR, CROSS RIVER STATE).
  • COEA (COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, AZARE) (AFFLIATED TO UNIV OF MAIDUGURI).
  • COED-DEG (ISA KAITA COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, DUTSINMA) (AFFL ABU ZARIA).
  • COOU (CHUKWUEMEKA ODUMEGWU OJUKWU UNIVERSITY, ULI, ANAMBRA STATE).
  • DELSU (DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY, ABRAKA, DELTA STATE).
  • EACOE-DEG (EMMANUEL ALAYANDE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, OYO). (AFFL TO EKSU).
  • EDKAN (FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, KANO) (AFFL TO AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY)
  • EDOBUDU (FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, OBUDU) (AFFL TO UNICAL)
  • EDZAR (FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, ZARIA, KADUNA STATE) (AFFL TO ABU, ZARIA)
  • EKSU (EKITI STATE UNIVERSITY, ADO-EKITI, EKITI STATE).
  • ESUTECH (ENUGU STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, ENUGU, ENUGU STATE).
  • FC-KATSINA (FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION) (AFFL TO BAYERO UNIVERSITY, KANO STATE).
  • FC-KONTAGORA (FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, KONTAGORA, NIGER STATE) (AFFL TO ABU)
  • FC-PANKSHIN (FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, PANKSHIN,PLATEAU STATE) (AFFL TO UNIJOS).
  • FED-NDUFU (ALEX EKWUEME FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, NDUFU-ALIKE, EBONYI STATE).
  • FOUNTAIN UNIVERSITY, OSOGBO, OSUN STATE.
  • GIDANWAYA-DEG (COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, GIDAN-WAYA) (AFFLIATTED TO ABU).
  • UNIVERSITY OF JOS, JOS, PLATEAU STATE.
  • KWCOE (KWARA STATE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, (TECHNICAL), LAFIAGI) (AFFL TO ABU).
  • LASU (LAGOS STATE UNIVERSITY, OJO, LAGOS STATE).
  • LCITY (LEAD CITY UNIVERSITY, IBADAN, OYO STATE).
  • MOCPEN (MICHAEL OTEDOLA COL OF PRIMARY EDUC. EPE, LAGOS) (AFFL TO UNIBADAN).
  • NSCOE (NIGER STATE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION) (AFFL TO AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY).
  • NWAFOR ORIZU COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, NSUGBE. (AFFL TO UNN).
  • OAU (OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY, ILE-IFE, OSUN STATE).
  • OSCOE (OSUN STATE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, ILESA). (AFFL TO UNIV OF IBADAN).
  • SHEHU SHAGARI COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, SOKOTO (AFFL TO AHMADU BELLO UNIV, ZARIA).
  • UMAR (UMAR IBN IBRAHIM EL-KANEMI COL OF EDU, SCIENCE AND TECH, BAMA) (AFFL TO UNIMAID).
  • UNIZIK (NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY, AWKA, ANAMBRA STATE).
  • USCOE (UMAR SULEIMAN COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, GASHU)(AFFL TO UNIMAID, MAIDUGURI).
  • COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, WARRI (AFFLIATED TO DELSU).
  • ZING-DEG (COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, ZING) (AFFILATED TO ABU, ZARIA).

Places You Can Work With a Degree In Physical and Health Education

  • Gym Teacher.
  • Health Teacher.
  • Athletics Coach.
  • Fitness Instructor.
  • Athletic Administration.
  • Group Exercise Instructor.
  • Physical Education Teacher.

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