JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Curriculum Studies

This post contains the JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Curriculum Studies and the direct entry information.

Many students who want to study in universities struggle to get admission due to incorrect subject combinations in their JAMB and WAEC exams. To avoid making this mistake and missing out on opportunities, this post will provide the correct subject combinations for both exams.

Subject Combination for Curriculum Studies

This post will also provide you with what you need to know about this course and explain the direct entry requirement.

What You Need to Know About Curriculum Studies

  • Firstly, Curriculum Studies is a course that will take students about four years at the University. But this is only possible if there are no carryovers. This also depends on the mode of entry of students.
  • Secondly, it is not a very competitive course, so students might not find the entrance difficult.
  • Thirdly, according to JAMB, Curriculum Studies is under the education faculty. But this might be different in some universities.
  • Fourthly, job availability for one with a degree in Curriculum Studies is low but competitive. Students should graduate with an excellent degree to quickly secure a job.

WAEC Subject Combination for Curriculum Studies

You need at least five subjects in WAEC (West Africa Examination Council). You can apply subjects in WAEC to NECO (National Examination Council) or any O’Level exam. O’Level Below is the Subject Combination for Curriculum Studies in WAEC.

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Any three art subjects

JAMB Subject Combination for Curriculum Studies

Similarly, in JAMB (Joint Admission and Matriculation Board), you need four subjects, and English is compulsory. Also, this examination is responsible for students’ access to the university. The JAMB subject combination Curriculum Studies should include.

  • English Language
  • Any three art subjects

Direct Entry information

Students who already have their A-level do not need JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination to apply for Curriculum Studies. Below are the entry requirements to keep in mind.

  • Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes or NCE merit, including the relevant subjects.


The JAMB (Joint Admission and Matriculation Board) cut-off mark for Curriculum Studies is 150. At the same time, some federal university cut-offs might be 180 and 200. So, students must check the JAMB cut-off mark of the University they want to apply for.

Lastly, Students need five credits in WAEC (West African Examination Council) or NECO (National Examination Council). Applicants should also ensure they pass the University post-UTME.


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