What are the subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study English Language? if you are interested in NECO and WAEC (O level) subjects required for English Language then am happy to inform you that this post contains all the WAEC as well as NECO subject requirements to study English Language 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 under the faculty of Arts and Humanities that the NECO and WAEC requirements which includes the compulsory subjects needed for English Language has been published here in this post.
If you are interested in JAMB subject combination for English Language also, you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for English Language 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
The subjects required to study English Language 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) BSU and UNIJOS accept TCII at merit level.
(ii) CU requires a credit in Mathematics and two other Arts or Social Science subjects.
(iii) BUK require at least one other Arts subject.
(iv) FUL and UNILAG require five ‘O’ level credit passes to include Literature in English, English Language, Mathematics and one other Arts subjects.
(v) UNILORIN accepts any Arts / Social Science subjects
(vi) UNIPORT requires Literature in English.
(vii) FUD and RUN accept a pass in Mathematics.
(viii) UMYUK requires five O/Level credit passes in SSCE or its equivalent including English Language, English Literature and any other three credits from Arts or Social Science and a pass in Mathematics in not more than two sittings.
(ix) AJAYI requires credit passes must include English Language, Literature in English, another Arts subject and any other two subjects.
(x) BIU requires the three ‘O’ Level subjects to come from either Arts or Social Science.
(xi) OAU requires Five “O” level credit passes to include Literature-in-English and English Language and one other Arts subject plus any other subject.
(xii) ABU requires five ‘O’ level credit passes to include Lit. in English , English Language and any other Arts or Social Science subjects.
(xiii) RUN requires Five ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Literature-in-English and at least a pass in Mathematics.
(xiv) BUK requires five O’ Level Credit passes to include Literature in English, English language plus three other Arts subjects
(xv) KWASU accepts credit passes in English Language, Literature in English plus three Arts subjects or English Language, Literature in English, two Arts subjects and one science subject or English Language, Literature in English, two social science subjects and one Arts subject.
(xvi) UNIUYO requires a credit in Mathematics and other two subjects.
(xvii) FUD accepts five SSCE Credit passes to include English, Mathematics, and two Arts subjects and one Social Sciences. English Literature is an added advantage.
(xviii) JSU accepts five SSCE Credit passes to include English, one Arts subjects and another Arts or Social Science subject.
The O level (WAEC and NECO) requirements posted above may only apply to English Language under the faculty of Arts and Humanities. If the English Language 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
This section contains the list of universities that offer English Language in Nigeria. These are basically schools that accepts the WAEC and NECO requirements for English Language posted above.
The following are the list of schools that offer English Language:
- Adeleke University
- Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti
- Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
- Ajayi Crowther University
- Al-Hikmah University
- Al-Qalam University, Katsina, Katsina, Katsina
- Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
- Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University
- Augustine University
- Babcock University
- Bauchi State University, Gadau
- Bayero University, Kano
- Benson Idahosa University
- Benue State University, Makurdi
- Bingham University
- Bowen University
- Caritas University
- Christopher University
- Covenant University, Ota
- Edwin Clark University
- Elizade University
- Federal University, Gashua
- Federal University, Gusau
- Federal University, Birnin Kebbi
- Federal University, Dutse
- Federal University, Dutsin-Ma
- Federal University, Kashere
- Federal University, Lafia
- Federal University, Lokoja
- Federal University, Ndufu-Alike
- Fountain University, Oshogbo
- Gombe State University
- Hezekiah University
- Igbinedion University
- Sule Lamido University
- Joseph Ayo Babalola University
- Kings University
- Kwara State University, Ilorin
- Lagos State University
- Madonna University
- McPherson University
- Mountain Top University
- Nasarawa State University, Keffi
- National Open University of Nigeria
- Niger Delta University, Wilberforce
- Nigerian Police Academy, Wudil, Kano State, Wudil, Kano State, Kano State
- Northwest University, Kano, Kano
- Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
- Olabisi Onabanjo University
- Osun State University
- Plateau State University
- Redeemers University
- Ritman University
- Samuel Adegboyega University
- Sokoto State University
- Taraba State University
- Umaru Musa Yaradua University, Katsina
- University of Ilorin, Ilorin
- University of Jos
- University of Lagos, Lagos
- University of Maiduguri
- University of Port Harcourt
- University of Uyo
- Yobe State University