To study Linguistics in any NUC accredited university or polytechnic in Nigeria, here are the JAMB and WAEC subject combination and requirements you need to look out for.
Linguistics is very competitive and one of the most sought-after courses in any Nigerian university. Therefore, knowing the conditions and the required subjects will help you and give you a proper guide to applying for it without any problem. It further helps you avoid unnecessary mistakes.
Please carefully read all the requirements and terms of registration and the JAMB Subject Combination for Linguistics before proceeding to apply/register for either the UTME or DIRECT ENTRY for the said course.
This article covers the following:
- WAEC Requirements for Linguistics
- JAMB Subject Combination for Linguistics
- Direct Entry Requirements for Linguistics
- UTME Requirements for Linguistics
- Plus any other useful information you may need that will ease your registration process.
JAMB UTME Requirements for Linguistics
Note that English Language is Compulsory for all courses in UTME.
JAMB Subject Combination for Linguistics:
- English Language
- And any Language with two (2) other relevant subjects.
WAEC Requirements for Linguistics:
- Aspiring candidates are expected to acquire a minimum of at least five (5) WASSCE credit passes including, English Language.
Direct Entry Requirements for Linguistics:
- Interested candidates are expected to acquire a minimum of at least two (2) ‘A’ level passes or NCE to include any Language, preferably an African Language.
NOTE: Please Kindly make reference to JAMB Brochure for SPECIAL CONSIDERATION AND WAIVER REMARKS by various universities for Linguistics. KINDLY CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE JAMB BROCHURE. You can as well download the JAMB Brochure if you want, IT’S COMPLETELY FREE.
Universities Offering Linguistics:
- Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State – AAUA
- Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State – ABUAD
- Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State
- Bayero University, Kano, Kano State
- Benue State University – BSU
- Delta State University – DELSU
- Eastern Palm University, Ogboko, Imo State – EPU
- Ebonyi State University – EBSU
- Ekiti State University – EKSU
- Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State
- Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State –FUOYE
- Fountain University, Osogbo, Osun State
- Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, Niger State
- Igbinedion University, Okada, Benin City, Edo State
- Imo State University – IMSU
- Kaduna State University – KASU
- Kwara State University – KWASU
- Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State – UNIZIK
- Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State – OAU
- Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State – OOU
- Osun State University, Osogbo, Osun State – UNIOSUN
- University Of Abuja, Abuja, FCT
- University Of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State – UNICAL
- University Of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State – UI
- University Of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State — UNILORIN
- University Of Jos, Jos, Plateau State – UNIJOS
- University Of Maiduguri, Borno State – UNIMAID
- University Of Nigeria Nsukka, Enugu State – UNN
- University Of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State – UNIUYO
- Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto, Sokoto State – UDU
You can enrol in the Bachelor’s degree programs for Linguistics either through the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), by Direct Entry, or through the Pre-degree Programme.
Basically, the purpose of the entry requirement is to ensure that those admitted have the necessary preparedness to scale through the program. There is a compulsory screening test in some of these universities for all eligible candidates.