What are the direct entry requirements to study to Physical and Health Education in the university? If you are interested in knowing the requirements needed for a direct entry (DE) admission into Physical and Health Education under the faculty of Education then am happy to inform you that this post contains the direct entry requirements from universities in Nigeria that offers Physical and Health Education.
Before we proceed, this is to inform all direct entry (DE) aspirants who wish to apply for direct entry (DE) admission into any of the universities in Nigeria to study Physical and Health Education under the faculty of Education that Physical and Health Education direct entry requirements are now available on this page.
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Direct Entry (DE) Requirements for Physical and Health Education
Without wasting much time, the direct entry requirements to study Physical and Health Education are:
(i) Two ‘A’ level passes in any of Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics.
(ii) NCE (merit) in Physical Education and credit in Arithmetical process or Mathematics.
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) UI accept passes in two major subjects at the NCE/’A’ level with GCE ‘O’ level credits or equivalent in three other subjects in Arts, Social Science and Science.
(ii) DELSU accept ‘A’ level passes, NCE and any three other ‘O’ level or TC II subjects passed at credit/merit level.
(iii) AAU accepts:
(a) NCE in Health Education, Environmental Sanitation, Physical Education, Social Works, Public Administration, Nursing, Public Health Inspectors Certificate from AAU and other recognized institutions.
(b) A credit pass in General English and General Mathematics in NCE is accepted in lieu of ‘O’ level credit in English and Mathematics respectively.
(iv) ESUTECH accepts candidates with minimum of merit passes in four NCE subjects one of which must be Physical Education or pass in NCE/ND for two and three year programme respectively in Physical Education option.
(v) ESUTECH accepts candidates with minimum of merit passes in three NCE subjects.
(vi) UNIZIK accept RN/NRN, Public Health Nursing officers’ Certificate, Advanced Diploma in Health Education, Health Superintendent Certificate and equivalent qualification. (UNIZIK -Nursing only) plus UTME requirements.
(vii) BUK accepts Certificate in Nursing.
(viii) UNIZIK requires Credit in English Language and Biology or Food and Nutrition for both UTME and DE candidates.
(ix) LASU accepts NCE Physical Education at merit level and TC II in Arithmetic process/ Mathematics. Does not accept ND or HND.
(x) EKSU accepts two ‘A’ level/NCE passes in Biology and either Health Education or Integrated Science plus UTME requirement.
(xi) OAU (For Physical and Health Education) accepts two ‘A’ Level credit passes which could be from any subject area. NCE in Physical and Health Education plus U.M.T.E. requirements. Certificate in Nursing (RN) Health Education Community/Public Health/Hygiene is acceptable as equivalent of A level NCE in Primary Education Studies and any other teaching subject is also acceptable
(xii) BUK accepts NCE in PHE not below Merit passes. Also accepts Certificate in Nursing.
(xiii) OAU (For Health Education) accepts two NCE or A/ Level Credit/Merit including Biology or Health Education and any other subject UME requirements Certificate/ Nursing (RN)/Health, Education/Health Science/Community/Public Health/Hyiegene is acceptable as equivalent of A level.
(xiv) UNIJOS accepts:
(a) Two or more ‘A’ level /IJMB pass in which must include Biology or Zoology.
(b) NCE (merit) in Physical and Health Education.
(c) ND (credit) in Physical and Health Education.
(d) at least pass in a three-year Health Education, Health Technology, Nursing, Public Health or an equivalent health programme from a recognised institution in addition to the O’ level requirements.
Note that the above direct entry requirements may only apply to Physical and Health Education under the faculty of Education. If the Physical and Health Education you intend in studying is in another faculty, the requirements for direct entry admission may be different from the one on this page. You can check JAMB brochure for all faculties here.
List of Schools That Offer Physical and Health Education
This section contains the list of universities that offer Physical and Health Education in Nigeria.
The following are the list of schools that offer Physical and Health Education:
- Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
- Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
- Bayero University, Kano
- Benue State University, Makurdi
- Delta State University, Abraka
- Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti
- Enugu State University of Science and Technology
- Lagos State University
- Lead City University
- Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
- Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
- University of Calabar
- University of Ibadan
- University of Jos
- University of Mkar