JAMB Brochure For Linguistics – Institutions, UTME Subjects & Requirements

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This is JAMB brochure for Linguistics under the of Faculty of Arts and Humanities. This brochure will guide you on institutions offering Linguistics course in Nigeria,  UTME subject combination for the course, O’level requirements for UTME candidates, A’level, ND, HND, NCE, requirements for Direct Entry candidates, and other necessary information.

Universities Offering Linguistics Course In Nigeria

Here list of universities offering Linguistics in Nigeria

  • Abia State University
  • Adekunle Ajasin University
  • Afe Babalola University
  • Bayero University Kano
  • Benue State University
  • Delta State University
  • Ekiti State University
  • Federal University, Ndufu-alike
  • Fountain University
  • Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University
  • Igbinedion University
  • Imo State University
  • Kaduna State university
  • Kwara State University
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University
  • Osun State University
  • University of Abuja
  • University of Benin
  • University of Calabar
  • University of Ibadan
  • University of Ilorin
  • University of Jos
  • University of Lagos
  • University of Maiduguri
  • University of Nigeria
  • University of Uyo
  • Usman Dan Fodio University
  • Abia State University
  • Adekunle Ajasin University
  • Afe Babalola University
  • Bayero University Kano
  • Benue State University
  • Delta State University
  • Ekiti State University
  • Federal University, Ndufu-alike
  • Fountain University
  • Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University
  • Igbinedion University
  • Imo State University
  • Kaduna State university
  • Kwara State University
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University
  • Osun State University
  • University of Abuja
  • University of Benin
  • University of Calabar
  • University of Ibadan
  • University of Ilorin
  • University of Jos
  • University of Lagos
  • University of Maiduguri
  • University of Nigeria
  • University of Uyo
  • Usman Dan Fodio University

O’Level Subject Subject Combination For Linguistics Course

To study Linguistics in any university in Nigeria, it is required to have Five SSCE credit passes including English Language.

UTME Subjects Combination For Linguistics Course

English Language is compulsory for all courses. The other three subjects required for Linguistics under the Faculty of Arts and Humanities in the institutions are: Any Language and two other subjects.

 

Direct Entry Requirements for Linguistics

Two ‘A’ level passes or NCE to include any Language, preferably an African Language.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

Waiver For UTME Candidates

(i) UNIBEN requires SSCE credit passes in Literature in English, one Arts subject and at least a pass in Mathematics.

(ii) UI and UNILORIN require ‘O’ level credit passes in Arts and Social Sciences. UNILORIN requires at least one Nigerian Language) or Lit. in English and one other Art subject. UNILORIN accepts Science subject.

(iii) UNIOSUN and UNIUYO require credit pass in Literature in English.

(iv) UNILAG requires five ‘O’ level credits to include English Language, Mathematics and three other subjects from Arts or Social Sciences. A credit pass in one Nigerian Language will be an advantage.

(v) UI requires 5 or 6 ‘O’ level credit passes at one or two sittings to include English Language, Arts and any other two subjects. Credit passes in African language and Mathematics will be an advantage.

(vi) UNILORIN requires O credit passes in Arts and Social Sciences. Also requires at least one Nigerian Language or Literature in English and one other Arts subjects.

(vii) DELSU requires credit pass in Literature in English.

(viii) UNN – as in Linguistics, Igbo and other Nigerian languages.

(ix) KWASU requires credit passes in English,Literature, Mathematics (Pass), plus any other three Arts/Social Science/Science subjects.

(x) BSU requires five SSCE credit passes in Arts and Social Sciences including Literature in English Language.

Waiver For Direct Entry Candidates

(i) UNICAL accepts ND/NCE in Linguistics, Foreign Language or any Nigerian language.

(ii) UNN – as in Linguistics, Igbo and other Nigerian languages.

(iii) UNIJOS and UNIBEN – No Direct Entry.

(iv) UI accepts:
(a) at least TWO ‘A’ level passes to include any language (preferably an African Language) and another Arts or Social Sciences subject.
(b) NCE to include any language (preferably an African language) and another Arts or Social Science subjects at Credit or better still Merit level.

UI NOTE: A certified knowledge of another language other English will be an added advantage. For a degree in Linguistics,it is an advantage if the UTME or Direct Entry subjects include Literature in English.

(v) UNILAG requires NCE (merit) in two subjects to include a Nigerian language.

(vi) UNILORIN and UI require ‘A’ level or NCE subjects in Arts, Social Science or Science provided not more than one of the subjects is in Social Science.

(vii) EKSU: requires two ‘A’ level passes or NCE at credit level in Arts, Social Science or Science to include any language preferably a Nigerian Language.

(viii) AAUA accepts NCE (Lower credit/Merit) in Yoruba, Mass Communication and Journalism.

(ix) UNIUYO accept NCE merit in any Nigerian Language.

(x) KWASU – No Direct Entry Admissions.

(xi) BSU accepts two NCE/Advance level passes to include English Language, French or any African Language and one other Arts subjects.

(xii) UNIOSUN requires ‘A’ level passes in English and English Literature. Accepts ND in Mass Communication and Approved equivalents in communication discipline with at least lower credit.

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System

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