UNN Department of Adult Education Admission Requirement 2024/2025


This article is designed to help students who wish to study Adult Education under the Faculty of Education at the University of Nigeria Nsukka.

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

About The University of Nigeria

The University of Nigeria, commonly referred to as UNN, is a federal university 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 modeled upon the American educational system.

It is the first land-grant university in Africa and one of Nigeria’s five most reputed universities. The university has 15 Faculties and 102 academic departments. The University offers 82 undergraduate programs and 211 postgraduate programs.

O’Level Subject Combination

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

You require;

Five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes, including English Language, Mathematics, and three (3) of Literature in English, History, French, Yoruba, Igbo, Hausa, Christian Religious Studies, Islamic Studies, Geography/Physics, Economics, and Government or TC II with a pass in English Language and four (4) other subjects.

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

UNN requires as follows:

  • Candidates seeking entry into the four-year degree program must satisfy the minimum University entry requirements, which stipulate a minimum of five credit passes at the GCE O’ level or SSCE in English Language and a Science subject in addition to any three other relevant subjects.
  • Candidates seeking entry into any of the six specialized areas of the combination in the Arts and Social Sciences must meet the University minimum entry requirements in addition to the entry requirements of the department into which they are seeking combination.

UTME 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 Adult Education under the Faculty of Education in the above Universities include;

Government/History, one (1) Social Science subject, and any other subject.

Direct Entry Requirement

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

You require;(i)  Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes.

(ii) NCE merit in two (2) subjects.

Jamb score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into UNN for the [Aca_year] session should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must score a minimum of  200 or above in your JAMB result.


In conclusion, the UNN Department of Adult Education has strict admission requirements to ensure that only qualified and dedicated students are accepted into the program.

While meeting these requirements may seem challenging, it is ultimately necessary to succeed in the program and become a competent adult education professional.

Those who can meet these requirements and are accepted into the program can look forward to a fulfilling and rewarding career in adult education.

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