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WAEC And NECO Requirements for Linguistics

What are the subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Linguistics?  if you are interested in NECO and WAEC (O level) subjects required for Linguistics then am happy to inform you that this post contains all the WAEC as well as NECO subject requirements to study Linguistics 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 Linguistics under the faculty of Arts and Humanities that the NECO and WAEC requirements which includes the compulsory subjects needed for Linguistics has been published here in this post.

If you are interested in JAMB subject combination for Linguistics also, you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Linguistics 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 Linguistics

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

Five SSCE credit passes including English Language.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(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.

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

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

The following are the list of schools that offer Linguistics:

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