What are the subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study English Language and Literature? if you are interested in NECO and WAEC (O level) subjects required for English Language and Literature then am happy to inform you that this post contains all the WAEC as well as NECO subject requirements to study English Language and Literature under the faculty of Arts and Humanities in the university.
This is to inform all aspirants who wish to apply for admission in Nigeria into any of federal, state or private owned universities to study English Language and Literature under the faculty of Arts and Humanities that the NECO and WAEC requirements which includes the compulsory subjects needed for English Language and Literature has been published here in this post.
If you are interested in JAMB subject combination for English Language and Literature also, you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for English Language and Literature here or use the general approach by checking JAMB subject combination for all courses here.
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WAEC And NECO Subject Requirements for English Language and Literature
The subjects required to study English Language and Literature in both WAEC and NECO are as follows:
Five SSCE credit passes to include Literature in English and English Language and three other Arts or Social Science subjects.
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) AUN accepts:
A’ level passes chosen from English Language, Mathematics, Economics, Geography, Government, History, Literature in English, Further Mathematics, Technical Drawing, Visual Arts, Computer Studies, Information Technology, Civics, Environmental Science, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and French.
(ii) UNIBEN accept TCII at merit level.
(iii) UI requires 5 or 6 ‘O’ level credit passes at one or two sittings to include Lit-in-English, English Language, one other Arts subject and any other two or three subjects from Arts, Social Sciences or Science.
(iv) AUN does not offer admissions direct to 200 level programs and may transfer credits relevant to it’s major at the discretion of the Dean of school.
(v) AUN accepts:
a. A’ level passes chosen from English Language, Mathematics, Economics, Geography, Government, History, Literature in English, Further Mathematics, Technical Drawing, Visual Arts, Computer Studies, Information Technology, Civics, Environmental Science, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and French.
c. ICGSE and ‘A’ level Cambridge
(vi) AUN does not accept 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) NTNU accepts any Arts/Social Science subject.
The O level (WAEC and NECO) requirements posted above may only apply to English Language and Literature under the faculty of Arts and Humanities. If the English Language and Literature you intend in studying is in another faculty, the subject requirements may be different from the one on this page. You can check JAMB brochure for all faculties here.
List of Schools That Offer English Language and Literature
This section contains the list of universities that offer English Language and Literature in Nigeria. These are basically schools that accepts the WAEC and NECO requirements for English Language and Literature posted above.
The following are the list of schools that offer English Language and Literature:
- Abia State University, Uturu
- American University of Nigeria
- Federal University, Wukari
- Imo State University, Owerri
- Nigeria Turkish Nile University
- Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
- University of Benin, Benin City
- University of Ibadan