Igbo - Faculty of Arts & Humanities

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

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

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

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

Igbo and two (2) subjects from Arts and social Sciences.


(i) UNILAG requires English Language and any three Arts, Science or Social Sciences.

O'Level Requirements

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

You require;

Five (5) SSC credit passes to include Igbo, English Language and any other Arts subject.


(i) UI requires five (5) or six (6) 'O' Level credit passes at one or two (2) sitting to include English Language and two (2) other Arts subjects one of which must be Igbo.

(ii) UNILAG requires Five O/Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and any three Arts, Science or Social Sciences. Social Studies and Civic Education are also accepted.

Direct Entry Requirements

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

You require;

(i) Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Igbo and one (2)Arts/Social Sciences subject.

(ii) NCE in Igbo and one Arts subject.


(i) UI accepts NCE merit/credit in Igbo and another Arts or Social Sciences. Accepts two (2) ‘A’ Level passes to include Yoruba and another Arts or Social Science subject.

(ii) UNILAG accepts Very good passes in three JUPEB/A’ Level subjects in Igbo/Yoruba and any two of History, CRS/IRS, French, Government, Music, Visual Arts and Literature-in-English. NCE (Merit) in two subjects to include a Nigerian Language.