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WAEC And NECO Requirements for French

What are the subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study French?  if you are interested in NECO and WAEC (O level) subjects required for French then am happy to inform you that this post contains all the WAEC as well as NECO subject requirements to study French under the faculty of Arts and Humanities in the university.

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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 French under the faculty of Arts and Humanities that the NECO and WAEC requirements which includes the compulsory subjects needed for French has been published here in this post.

If you are interested in JAMB subject combination for French also, you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for French here or use the general approach by checking JAMB subject combination for all courses here.

Other Useful Resources

You can also check out other JAMB and WAEC resources below:

WAEC And NECO Subject Requirements for French

The subjects required to study French in both WAEC and NECO are as follows:

Five SSCE credit passes including French and English Language plus at least one other Arts subject.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) EKSU and UNIUYO accept proficiency Certificate in French. UNIUYO accepts proficiency certificate in French from University of UNIUYO and certificate in French from the Alliance Fanҫaise.

(ii) LASU requires credit passes in English, Literature-in-English and any other Language.

(iii) ABSU requires ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language and 4 other subjects for the 5 year Programme.

(iv) UNIBEN and OAU accept candidates with no previous knowledge of French. (for UNIBEN, they should have credit passes in English and Literature in English)

(v) UNILAG requires credit passes in Maths, English Language and two other Arts subjects one of which must be French. Also accepts DELF/DL,DEPC equivalent.

(vi) UI accepts 5 or 6 ‘O’ level credit passes at one or two sittings to include Literature-in-English and other Arts and Social Science subjects.

(vii) UNILORIN accepts Social Science subject.

(viii) BSU, DELSU requires credit pass in Literature-in-English and other Arts or Social Sciences subject.

(ix) NSUK accepts NCE French not below Merit level.

(x) UMYU accepts five credit passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English Language, French, and any other three Arts or Social Science subjects and a pass in Mathematics in not more than two sittings.

(xi) LASU requires credit pass in Literature in and English and any other Language.

(xii) CU requires five ‘O’ level credit passes in French, English Language, Mathematics, one Science subject from the following Biology, Health/General Science, Agric. Science, Physics and Chemistry or its equivalent of CEF or PIDELF awarded by Alliance France is or the Pre-Degree Certificate in French from any recognised University. In the absence of the candidates my be considered provided they are willing to undergo a selection exercise.

(xiii) UNIOSUN requires five SSCE credit passes or its equivalents in five (5) English Language, Government or History and any other three subjects.

(xiv) KASU accepts only subjects from Arts or Social Science.

(xv) BSU requires five credit passes in Arts and Social Sciences including French and English Language

(xvi) UNN requires for:
(a) French Single Honours, a minimum of five O/level credit passes to necessarily include French, English Language, one science subject and two other arts subjects one of which must be Literature in English.
(b) German Single Honours, a minimum of five O/level credit passes to necessarily include English Language, one science subject and three other arts subjects, one of which must be Literature in English. Also any language proficiency certificate from the Goethe Institute will be a great advantage.
(c) French with German/Russia, O’ level credit passes to include English Language, French, one science subject and two other Arts subject one of which must be literature in English.
(d) UNN accepts candidates who are successful in its one year preparatory programme in French (minimum 40%) plus UTME pass mark recommended for UNN.

(xvii) KWASU requires three other Arts subjects.

(xviii) UNICAL requires five (5) credit passes at not more than two sittings to include English Language, Literature in English, Mathematics, Government, History, CRS, Commerce, Agricultural Science or Biology, Geography, Economics and any Nigerian Indigenous Language. Knowledge of French or Spanish is only an advantage but NOT a requirement.

(xix) OAU – credit pass in French is not compulsory.
English and any other Arts subject.

(xx) KWASU requires two other Arts subjects.

(xxi) UNICAL requires Literature in English, CRK and either History or Government.

(xxii) UNIOSUN requires Government or History plus any other Arts Subjects.

The O level (WAEC and NECO)  requirements posted above may only apply to French under the faculty of Arts and Humanities. If the French 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 French

This section contains the list of universities that offer French in Nigeria. These are basically schools that accepts the WAEC and NECO requirements for French posted above.

The following are the list of schools that offer French:

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