Course Description

Primary Education Studies as the course states in its name, its object is to produce highly trained personnel with the necessary skills needed to work as teachers at the primary level. It takes more than just knowing a topic in other to teach primary school pupils, you need to understand how these children learn, what works and what does not. Considering a child at age 6, you don't expect to teach this child in the same way as secondary school children of age 14. This course is designed to train you into a professional teacher that posses the set skills and education that are needed to successfully pass knowledge to pupils at the primary level.

You can choose to study this course at the college or Degree level. Keep in mind that a Degree certificate is higher than that of a certificate from the college.

Career Opportunities

A graduate in this field of Primary Education Studies can work as

  1. A primary school teacher
  2. A school administrator
  3. Early Education Specialist

Subject Combination for JAMB

Here are the courses to combine when filling this course for JAMB UTME

English Language and any other three (3) subjects.

Course Cut of Point

150 is the minimum cut off point for PRIMARY EDUCATION STUDIES as specified by JAMB.

Also, the required cut-of-points for this course (PRIMARY EDUCATION STUDIES) depends on the school you are applying for, basically many schools have a different minimum cut of marks for accepting students in this area, which may be higher or even lower than JAMB recommend. Also, it is important to note that your O'level result (WAEC, NECO, GCE etc) is a primary criteria for screening, continue reading to know the required subjects you must have on your O'Level result


Five (5)SSC credits including English Language.




School Cut-of-points
Adeyemi College of Education, P.M.B. 520 Ondo, Ondo State.
Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education
Federal College of Education, Osiele, Abeokuta, Ogun State.
Akwa-Ibom State College of Education, Afaha-Nsit,
College of Education, Akwanga
Abia State College of Education (Technical), Arochukwu
Federal College of Education, Kano
College of Education, Azare
Federal College of Education, Katsina,
Federal College of Education, Kontagora
Federal College of Education, Obudu,
Federal College of Education, Okene,
Federal College of Education, Pankshin
Fed. College of Educ. Yola
Fed. College of Educ. Zaria
Federal College of Education (Technical), Akoka
Federal College of Education (Technical), Asaba
Federal College of Education (Technical), Bichi
Federal College Education (Technical), Gombe
Federal College of Education (Technical), Gusau (Female Only)
Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku
Federal College of Education (Technical), Potiskum
Federal College of Education (Technical), Umunze
Federal College of Education (Special), Oyo
Federal College of Education (Special), Oyo
College of Education, Hong,
Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education,
College of Education, Ikere
College of Education, Gidan-Waya,
College of Education, Katsina-Ala
A.D. Rufa’I College for Legal and Islamic Studies,
University of Abuja
Bayaro University Kano
Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State
Federal University, Dutsin-ma, Katsina State
University of Ilorin
University of Port-Harcourt
University of Nigeria Nsukka
Ignatius Ajuru University of Education
Tansian University
Federal College of Education, Eha-Amufu

Pri. Edu. Studies Special Consideration



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