OAU Department of Education & Language Arts Admission Requirement 2024/2025


This article is designed to help students who wish to study Education and Language Arts under the Faculty of Education at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU).

It is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered to carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.

About Obafemi Awolowo University

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), formerly known as the University of Ife, is a federal government-owned and operated Nigerian university. The university is in the ancient city of Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria.

Obafemi Awolowo University offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs in fields of specialization spanning the humanities, the arts, the natural sciences, the social sciences, the medical sciences, engineering, and technology.

The university has 13 faculties and two colleges the Postgraduate College and the College of Health Sciences — administered in more than 60 departments. It was previously associated with Loma Linda University in California, USA.

O’Level Subject Combination

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

Five (5) SSC credit passes, including English Language, plus four (4) subjects from Economics, Geography/Physics, Government, Home Economics, History, Arabic, Social Studies, Fine Arts, Music, and Literature in English.

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

  • OAU requires ‘O’ level credit passes in Literature in English, Yoruba, or French.
  • OAU requires ‘A’ level passes to include Literature in English and Yoruba or French. Accepts Associateship Certificate of the University with merit or its equivalent and the UTME requirements.

Jamb Subject Combination

In UTME, please note that the English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combinations needed to study Education and Language Arts under the Faculty of Education in the above Universities include;

Any three (3) of Yoruba, Literature in English, Christian Religious studies, History, Economics, and Islamic Studies.

Direct Entry Requirement

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Education and Language Arts if you don’t intend to use UTME. You require;

Two (2) relevant NCE/’A’ level passes.

Jamb Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into OAU for the 2024/2025 session should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have scored 200  or above in your JAMB result.


We hope this article is helpful to all aspirants and students of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU). We will update this post if there are any changes by the school authority.

We wish you the best of luck.

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