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English Language - Faculty of Arts & Humanities

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

We will also talk about;
- The subject combinations needed to study English Language
- 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 Language.

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

English Language can be studied under the Arts & Humanities in the following Nigerian Universities;

School Options


BABCOCK offers this course, with options in;
(i) English Studies
(ii) Communication
(iii) Literacy Studies

JABU (with options in Literature)

UNIMAID (with Literature)

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 Language under the Faculty of Arts & Humanities in the above Universities include;

Literature in English, one other Arts subject and another Arts or Social Science subject

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) AUE and SAU require Literature in English, Government/History or any other Arts subject.

(ii) AUGUSTINE, FED-LOKOJA and ABU require Literature in English and any other two (2)Arts or Social Science subjects.

(iii) BOWEN does not accept any Social Science subject.

(iv) CHRISTOPHER requires one (1) Social Sciences and one (1) Arts subjects.

(v) EBSU requires any two (2) of History, CRS, Government, French etc as the other subjects.

(vi) FED-DUTSE accepts two (2) Arts subjects and any other Arts or Social Science subjects.

(vii) FED-DUTSE also accepts Mathematics and Literature in English. 

(viii) FED-DUTSINMA requires Literature in English, one (1) other Arts subject and another Arts or Social Science subject.

(ix) LAGOS requires Literaturein English and any two (2) of the following subjects CRS/IS, French, History, Government and any Nigerian Language.

(x) NTNU accepts any three (3) Arts or Social Science subjects.

(xi) SLUK accepts any two (2) Arts subjects and one (1) other Arts or Social Science subject.

(xii) SOSU accepts two (2) Arts subjects and any other Social Science subject.

O'Level Requirements


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

You require;

Five (5) SSCE credit passes to include Literature in English, English Language and three other Arts or Social Science subjects.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) ABU requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes to include Literature in English, English Language and any other Arts or Social Science subjects.

(ii) AJAYI requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Literature in English, another Arts subject and any other two (2) subjects. 

(iii) AUE and UYO require‘O’ level credit pass in Mathematics and other two (2) Arts or Social Science subjects.

(iv) EBSU and COVENANT also require‘O’ level credit passes in Mathematics and two (2) other Arts or Social Science subjects.

(v) AUN accepts
a) ‘A' level passes to include Mathematics, Economics, Geography, Government, History, Literature in English, Technical Drawing, Visual Arts, Computer Studies, Information Technology, Civics, Environmental Science, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and French.
b) ND/HND
c) ICGSE and 'A' level Cambridge

(vi) AUN does not accept five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in the following; Agriculture, Food and Nutrition, Home Economics, Home Craft, Home management, Physical Education, Physical and Health Education, Music, Commerce, Accounting, Financial Accounting, Book keeping, Islamic History, Religious Studies, Tajweed, Library Studies, Diction, Kiswahili, Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba, Arabic, Turkish, Study skills.

(vii) AUN does not offer admissions direct to 200 level and may transfer credits relevant to it's major at the discretion of the Dean of School.

(viii) BAYERO requires five (5) ‘O' level credit passes to include Literature in English, English Language plus three (3) other Arts subjects

(ix) BAYERO and BENIN require one (1) other Arts subject.

(x) BENIN, BSU and JOS accept TCII merit. 

(xi) BIU requires the three (3) 'O' level subjects to come from either Arts or Social Sciences.

(xii) EDWIN CLARK also requires ‘O’ level credit pass in Government.

(xiii) FED-DUTSE accepts five (5)‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, and two (2)Arts subjects and one (1)Social Sciences. Literature in English is an added advantage.

(xiv) FED-DUTSE and REDEEMER'S accept ‘O’ level pass in Mathematics.

(xv) FED-DUTSINMA requires five (5) ‘O’ level credits passes to include Literature in English and Mathematics.

(xvi) FED-LAFIA and LAGOS require five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes to include Literature in English, English Language, Mathematics and one (1) other Arts subjects.

(xvii) IBADAN requires five (5) or six (6) 'O' level credit passes at one (1) or two (2) sittings to include Literature in English, English Language, one (1) other Arts subject and any other two (2) or three (3) subjects from Arts, Social Sciences or Science.

(xviii) ILORIN accepts any Arts / Social Science subjects

(xix) KWASU accepts five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Literature in English plus two (2) Arts subjects and one (1) Social Science/Science subject.

(xx) LAGOS requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Literature in English and any two (2) of French, History/Government, CRS/IS and any Nigerian Language.

(xxi) NTNU accepts any Arts/Social Science subjects.

(xxii) OAU requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes to include Literature in English and English Language and one (1) other Arts subject plus any other subject.

(xxiii) PHC requires Literature in English.

(xxiv) SLUK accepts five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, one (1) Arts subject and another Arts or Social Science subjects.

(xxv) UMYUK requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes or its equivalent including English Language, Literature in English and any other three (3) subjects from Arts or Social Sciences and a credit pass in Mathematics at not more than two (2) sittings.

(xxvi) UNIKINGS and REDEEMER'S require five (5) 'O' level credit passes to include English Language, Literature in English and a pass in Mathematics.

(xxvii) AUGUSTINE credit in Mathematics is not compulsory.

Direct Entry Requirements


These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study English Language, 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) AAU accepts NDcreditin Mass Communication.

(ii) ABU accepts two (2) ‘A’ level passes including Literature in English, IJMB/NCE. General English/Use of English at NCE satisfies UTME requirements.

(iii) AJAYI accepts two (2) 'A' level passes or equivalent in Literature in English, one (1) other Arts subject plus three (3) 'O' level credit passes.

(iv) AL-HIKMAH accepts two (2) ‘A’ level passes to include Literature in English.

(v) AUE accepts NCE merit or ND credit plus the UTME requirements.

(vi) AUE, COOU, ILORIN, UNIZIK, MAIDUGURI, UDU and JOS accept NCE with English Language major, candidates to spend one extra year in UNIZIK.

(vii) AUGUSTINE accepts NCE merit or HND credit in addition to UTME requirements.

(viii) BENIN accepts NCEcredit in English Language as main subject.

(ix) BIU accepts two (2) ‘A’ level passes at relevant subjects or NCE merit in three (3) subjects or ND credit in relevant programmes plus UTME requirements.

(x) CHRISTOPHER accepts HND, ND or NCE with credit passes in relevant programmes/subjects.

(xi) EBSU accepts NCE merit in English Language.

(xii) EBSU accepts NCE merit or ND credit in relevant subjects/programmes.

(xiii) FED-DUTSE accepts two (2) ‘A’ level passes to include English Language and atotal minimum of nine (9) points.

(xiv) FED-DUTSINMA accepts ND/NCE with good grades in any relevant programme/subjects.

(xv) GSU, AJAYI and NAU, accept NCE merit in Literature in English.

(xvi) IBADAN accepts NCE merit in two (2) teaching subjects including Literature in Englishnot General English along with the UTMErequirements. It also accepts two (2) ‘A’ level passes to include Literature in English.

(xvii) ILORIN accepts NCE with English major or English with other teaching Subjects.

(xviii) KWASU accepts NCE with English major.

(xix) LAGOS requires very good passes in three (3) JUPEB/’A’ level subjects,Literature in English and any two (2) of Igbo/Yoruba, CRS, IS, History, Government, Music, Fine Arts and French.

(xx) MCPHERSON accepts JUPEB/IJMB ‘A’level or equivalent in related subjects.

(xxi) NASARAWA accepts NCE merit in English Language.

(xxii) NTNU accepts any two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Arts or Social Science subjects, ND/HND lower credit or NCE merit in relevant programmes/subjects.

(xxiii) PHC and IMSU - no Direct Entry.

(xxiv) PLASU accepts
a) degree in any programme provided the candidate meets the UTME requirements
b) HND lower credits in relevant programme with the UTME requirements,
c) ND lower credit in relevant programme, with the UTME requirements.
d) IJMB seven (7) points in relevant subjects with the UTME requirements.

(xxv) TSUJ accepts NCE in English Major.

(xxvi) UMYUK accepts NCE in relevant subjects in addition to five (5) ‘O’ levelcredit passes at two (2) sittings.

(xxvii) UNIOSUN accepts two (2) 'A' level passes to include Literature in English and other Artssubjects or NCE in English/and any other Arts subjects.

(xxviii) UYO requires minimum of nine (9) points with two (2) or three (3) GCE ‘A’ level subjects or equivalent. NCE pass in relevant subjects/ GCE ‘A’ level in English Language and Literature in English.

 
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