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English and Literary Studies - Faculty of Arts & Humanities

This entire page attempts to cover the List of Schools that offer English and Literary Studies under the Faculty of Arts & Humanities in Nigeria.

We will also talk about;
- The subject combinations needed to study English and Literary Studies
- JAMB UTME Subjects and Requirements
- O'Level Subjects and Requirements
- Direct Entry Requirements
- and other information you require to successfully gain admission to study English and Literary Studies.

You need to read the entire content of this page to get all the knowledge your require for this course.

English and Literary Studies can be studied under the Arts & Humanities in the following Nigerian Universities;

Subject Combination / JAMB UTME Requirements


In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study English and Literary Studies under the Faculty of Arts & Humanities in the above Universities include;

Literature in English, one (1) other Arts subject and another Arts or Social Science subjects.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) DELSU accepts Literature in English, an Art subject and any other subject from Social Science.

(ii) UNIHEZ requires Literature in English, one other Arts subject and another Arts or Social Science subject.

O'Level Requirements


The O'level subject combination and requirements needed to study English and Literary Studies;

You require;

Five (5) SSCE credit passes to include Literature in English and English Language.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) FUOYE  requires five (5) credits passes at SSC (or its equivalent) including English Language, Literature in English, plus at least a pass in Mathematics.

(ii) KSU and ABU require five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Literature in English and three (3) other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.

(iii) NDU requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Literature in English and any other three (3) subjects, two (2) of which must be Arts subjects.

(iv) UNN requires a Science subject.

(v) DELSU requires
a) At least five (5) SSCE/NECO/GCE O’ Level credit passes at not more than two sittings, which may include Mathematics, English Language, Literature in English, and three other subjects in Arts and Social Science.
b) TC II Certificate with Credit/Merit passes in at least five relevant subjects obtained at not more than two sittings.

(vi) LCU requires five (5) credit passes at SSC or its equivalent to include English Language, Literature in English and any three (3) Arts subjects.

(vii) UNIHEZ requires Five (5) SSC credit passes to include Literature in English and English Language. A Pass in Mathematics is required.​​​​​​​

Direct Entry Requirements


These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study English and Literary Studies, if you don't intend to use UTME.

You require;

Two (2) ‘A’ level passes to include Literature in English and one (1) other Arts subject.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) UNIABUJA –same as English Language.

(ii) UNICAL accepts NCE with Literature in English as the teaching subject. 

(iii) NDU requires pass in Literature in English at the ‘A’ Level or NCE merit and a pass in at least any Arts subject

(iv) UNN accepts NCE merit in English Language in addition to the UTME requirements.

(v) UNIHEZ accepts Two (2) A Level passes to include Literature in English and one other Arts subject.

(vi) DELSU requires
a) In addition to the five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes at SSC or its equivalent, candidates must possess at least merit passes in not less than two art subjects, including literature, at the GCE ‘A’ Level or H.S.C. Examination or their equivalent.
b) A pass in ‘A’ Level General Paper or NCE General English is not accepted in lieu of an ‘O’ Level credit pass in SSC or its equivalent English Language, Literature courses taken at OND will not be accepted for admission into the department.