Diploma in Physical and Health Education

Department of Physical and Health Education

Faculty of Education

Programme Category
Diploma
Programme Description

The programme aims at training middle level manpower in Physical and Health Education. It will also prepare qualified candidates for direct entry admissions into the first degree Physical and Health Education programme.

Programme Objectives
The objectives of the programme are:
  • To equip the students with the basic knowledge of Physical and Health Education and Sports.
  • To equip the students with the technical knowledge and know-how to become effective games masters and sports organizers.
  • To enable the Department of Physical and Health Education to identify and recruit top rate athletes for further training for inter and intra University sports competitions as well as for those who will represent Nigeria in national and international sports competitions.
  • To keep the students in top skill performance level.
  • To provide, partly the manpower needs of coaching and administration of sports at the basic level with job opportunities at sports councils, Ministries of sports, Universities and other tertiary institutions and sports clubs.
Admission Requirements
Candidates for admission into the Diploma Programme in Physical and Health Education must have:
  • Passes in any five subjects at credit level including English Language at Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE)/General Certificate of Education (GCE)/NECO or their equivalent. Or Merit pass in the Certificate in Sports Coaching or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution of learning.
  • Passed a practical examination/interview before final admission.
Duration
The programme last for a minimum of two (2) academic sessions (18 months) and the Certificate to be awarded is the Diploma in Physical and Health Education.
Mode of Study
Face to face at the Department of Physical and Health Education, Faculty of Education, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.
Benefits to Applicants
Graduates of this diploma programme who have attained the grade level of Merit and above are eligible to be admitted for direct entry into the Bachelor’s Degree in Physical and Health Education within Obafemi Awolowo University.
How to Apply
Application are made online, click here to review the steps involved when applying.
Fees
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