UNN Department of Education and Social Science Admission Requirement 2024/2025


This is to inform the general public that the management of the University Of Nigeria (UNN), Nsukka, has published the admission requirements for her Department of Education and Social Science aspirants.

The admission requirements include O’level Subject combinations, JAMB UTME Subject combinations, and School and Departmental Cut-Off Marks.

About UNN

The University of Nigeria was the first indigenous university in Nigeria to attain full-fledged and autonomous status. It was modeled after 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 102 academic departments in 15 Faculties and offers 82 undergraduate and 211 postgraduate programs.

O’Level Subject Combination

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Education and Social Science are five SSCE (5) credit passes and should include English Language and Mathematics.

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 Social Science include any three Social Science Subjects.

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

  • For Education/Geography: Geography, English Language, and two other subjects.
  • For Education/Political Science: Government, English Language, and two other subjects.
  •  For Education/Economics: English Language, Economics, Mathematics, and any other Social Science subject.
  •  For Education/Social Studies: English Language and three other Social Science/Arts subjects.

Direct Entry Requirement

You need the following to gain Direct Entry admission to study Education and Social Science if you don’t intend to use UTME:

  • NCE in two relevant subjects.
  • Two ‘A’ level passes in relevant subjects

JAMB Score

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


We hope that this article is helpful to all aspirants and students of the University of Nigeria Nsukka. (UNN) 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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