Are you searching for the JAMB subject combination and requirement for linguistics? Don’t worry because we’ve got you covered.

On this page, you will find the UTME/DE requirement for linguistics. You will also find the list of Universities in Nigeria where you can study this course. Whether you are in search of the subjects and requirements for Linguistics and African Language, Linguistics and Urhobo, Linguistics and Communication Studies, Linguistics with Igbo/Yoruba, or Linguistics/Yoruba, you will find them here.

UTME & Direct Entry Requirements For Linguistics

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Sincerely, knowing the prerequisites of Linguistics will help candidates have a seamless registration and also avoid mistakes. Candidates should ensure they go through this page carefully in order to know all the accurate subjects and conditions they must meet. If candidates can meet the required conditions, then they may proceed with their UTME/Direct Entry registration.

O’Level Subjects & Requirements

UTME candidates are expected to have at least five (5) SSC credit passes which must include the following O’Level (NECO, GCE, WAEC) subjects for Linguistics:

1). English Language.
2). Literature-In-English.
3). Mathematics.
4). Any two (2) Arts/Social Science subjects.

PLEASE NOTE: LINGUISTICS is under the faculty of Arts and Humanities and it shares the same UTME requirement above with other courses like; Linguistics and African Language, Linguistics and Communication Studies, Linguistics and Urhobo, Linguistics/Yoruba, Linguistics with Igbo/Yoruba.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION FOR UNIVERSITIES

1). BSU requires at least five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in Arts and Social Sciences and it must include Lit.-in-English.

2). AAUA requires ‘O’ level credit passes in Mathematics, English Language, one (1) Language, in addition to any other two (2) Arts/Social Sciences.

3). EBSU requires an ‘O’ level credit pass in Mathematics and ‘O’ level credit pass in one (1) Nigerian Language will be an advantage.

4). UNILORIN and UI require ‘O’ level credit passes in Arts and Social Sciences. UNILORIN requires at least one (1) Nigerian Language or Literature-in-English and one (1) other Arts subject. Meanwhile, UNILORIN also accepts Science subjects.

5). DELSU requires an ‘O’ level credit pass in Literature-in-English.

6). KWASU requires ‘O’ level credit passes in Lit.-in-English, any other three (3) Arts/Social Science/Science subjects in addition to an ‘O’ level pass in Mathematics.

7). UNILAG requires five (5) ‘O’ level credits passes which must include Mathematics, English Language, and three (3) other subjects from Arts, Sciences or Social Sciences. Civic Education and Social Studies are also accepted.

8). UNN requires the as in Linguistics, Igbo and other Nigerian Languages.

9). UNIBEN requires ‘O’ level credit passes in Literature-in-English, one (1) Arts subject and an ‘O’ level pass in Mathematics.

10). UNIUYO and UNIOSUN require an ‘O’ level credit pass in Literature in English.

11). UI requires five (5) or six (6) ‘O’ level credit passes at one (1) or two (2) sittings which must include English Language, Arts, and any other two (2) subjects. Credit passes in Mathematics, and African language will be an advantage.

12). UNILORIN requires ‘O’ level credit passes in Social Sciences and Arts, at least one (1) Nigerian Language or Literature in English and one (1) other Arts subject.

OTHER RELEVANT LINKS YOU NEED TO VISIT
*. Direct Entry and UTME JAMB Subject Combination For All Courses.
*. List of Federal, State, and Private Universities & Their Courses.
*. Official JAMB Brochure (Free Download).
*. Current JAMB Syllabus.

JAMB Subject Combination For Linguistics

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UTME candidates should expect to see four (4) subjects in their JAMB UTME examination. Below are the four (4) proper JAMB UTME subjects for Linguistics:

1). English Language(Compulsory for all courses).
2). Literature-In-English.
3). Any one (1) Language.
4). And one (1) other subjects.

PLEASE NOTE: LINGUISTICS is under the faculty of Arts and Humanities and it shares the same JAMB UTME requirement above with other courses like; Linguistics and African Language, Linguistics and Communication Studies, Linguistics and Urhobo, Linguistics/Yoruba, Linguistics with Igbo/Yoruba.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION FOR UNIVERSITIES

1). ABSU accepts one (1) Arts and two (2) other subjects.
2). AAUA accepts any Language and two (2) other subjects, three (3) of which must be Arts subjects and must include Government.
3). KWASU, JABU, and BSU require Literature-in-English in addition to any other two (2) subjects.
4). UNIBEN accepts two (2) Arts subjects and any other subject.
5). UNILAG accepts any three (3) subjects from Sciences, Arts, or Social Sciences.
6). UNIUYO requires Literature-in-English and any other two (2) Arts or Social Science subjects.
7). UI requires any Language (African Language most preferably), Literature-in-English and one (1) other Arts subject or Social Science subject.
8). ILORIN and UNIZIK require one (1) Arts subject and any two (2) subjects from Arts/Social Sciences.
9). UNIOSUN accepts any three (3) Arts subjects.

Direct Entry Admission Requirements For Linguistics

Direct Entry candidates are required to meet the conditions listed below to be qualified to study Linguistics under the faculty of Arts and Humanities.

  • Two (2) ‘A’ level passes or NCE to include any Language (An African Language most preferably).

PLEASE NOTE: LINGUISTICS is under the faculty of Arts and Humanities and it shares the same Direct Entry (DE) requirement above with other courses like; Linguistics and African Language, Linguistics and Communication Studies, Linguistics and Urhobo, Linguistics/Yoruba, Linguistics with Igbo/Yoruba.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION FOR UNIVERSITIES

1). UNN requires the same as in Igbo, Linguistics, and other Nigerian.

2). UNIUYO accepts NCE merit in any Nigerian Language.

3). UI accepts the following:
i). Two (2) ‘A’ level passes to include any Language ( an African Languagemost preferably) and another Arts or Social Science subject.
ii). NCE to include any Language ( an African Languagemost preferably) and another Arts or Social Science subject at merit or credit level. PLEASE NOTE A certified knowledge of another language other than English Language will be an added advantage. It’s also an advantage if the Direct Entry or UTME subjects include Literature in English.

4). AAUA accepts NCE credit/Merit in Yoruba, Mass Communication and Journalism.

5). EKSU requires two (2) ‘A’ level passes or NCE credit in Social Sciences, Arts, or Sciences to include any language preferably a Nigerian Language.

6). UNILAG requires very good passes in three (3) JUPEB ‘A’ level subjects to include:
i). Yoruba/Igbo and any two (2) of CRS/IS, History, Government, French, Music, Literature-in-English, Visual Arts.
ii). NCE merit in two (2) subjects which must include a Nigerian Language.
iii). Candidates must also satisfy the UTME requirements in addition.

7). UNICAL accepts NCE/ND in Foreign Language, Linguistics, or any Nigerian language.

8). UNIJOS and UNIBEN – No Direct Entry.

9). UNILORIN accepts ND in Linguistics as well as requires an ‘A’ level passes or NCE with a major in Language and any two (2) Social Sciences/ Arts/Sciences subjects.

10). IBADAN and UNILORIN require ‘A’ level or NCE merit in the Social Sciences, Arts, or Science subjects provided one (1) of the subjects is in the Social Sciences.

11). BSU accepts two (2) NCE/ ‘A’ level passes which must include French, English Language, or any African Language and one (1) other Arts subjects.

12). UNIOSUN requires ‘A’ level pass in Literature in English. They also accept ND (lower credit) Mass Communication as well as approved equivalent in communication program.

Universities In Nigeria Offering Linguistics

  • AAUA (ADEKUNLE AJASIN UNIVERSITY, AKUNGBA-AKOKO, ONDO STATE).
  • ABUAD (AFE BABALOLA UNIVERSITY, ADO-EKITI, EKITI STATE).
  • UNIVERSITY OF ABUJA, ABUJA, FCT)
  • BAYERO UNIVERSITY, KANO, KANO STATE.
  • BSU (BENUE STATE UNIVERSITY, MAKURDI, BENUE STATE).
  • UNICAL (UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR, CALABAR, CROSS RIVER STATE).
  • DELSU (DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY, ABRAKA, DELTA STATE).
  • EBSU (EBONYI STATE UNIVERSITY, ABAKALIKI, EBONYI STATE).
  • EKSU (EKITI STATE UNIVERSITY, ADO-EKITI, EKITI STATE).
  • EPU (EASTERN PALM UNIVERSITY, OGBOKO, IMO STATE).
  • FED-DUTSE (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, DUTSE, JIGAWA STATE).
  • FED-NDUFU (ALEX EKWUEME FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, NDUFU-ALIKE, EBONYI STATE).
  • FED-OYE EKITI (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, OYE-EKITI, EKITI STATE).
  • FOUNTAIN UNIVERSITY, OSOGBO, OSUN STATE.
  • UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN, IBADAN, OYO STATE.
  • IGBINEDION UNIVERSITY, OKADA, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE.
  • UNILORIN (UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN, ILORIN, KWARA STATE).
  • IMSU (IMO STATE UNIVERSITY, OWERRI, IMO STATE).
  • UNIJOS (UNIVERSITY OF JOS, JOS, PLATEAU STATE).
  • KASU (KADUNA STATE UNIVERSITY, KADUNA, KADUNA STATE).
  • KWASU (KWARA STATE UNIVERSITY, MALETE, ILORIN, KWARA STATE).
  • LAPAI (IBRAHIM BADAMASI BABANGIDA UNIVERSITY, LAPAI, NIGER STATE).
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAIDUGURI, BORNO STATE.
  • OAU (OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY, ILE-IFE, OSUN STATE).
  • OOU (OLABISI ONABANJO UNIVERSITY, AGO-IWOYE, OGUN STATE).
  • UDU (USMANU DANFODIO UNIVERSITY, SOKOTO, SOKOTO STATE).
  • UNIOSUN (OSUN STATE UNIVERSITY, OSOGBO, OSUN STATE).
  • UNIZIK (NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY, AWKA, ANAMBRA STATE).
  • UNN (UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSUKKA, ENUGU STATE).
  • UNIUYO (UNIVERSITY OF UYO, AKWA IBOM STATE).

UNIVERSITY OFFERING LINGUISTIC WITH IGBO/YORUBA

  • UNILAG

UNIVERSITY OFFERING LINGUISTICS AND AFRICAN LANGUAGE

  • UNIBEN

UNIVERSITY OFFERING LINGUISTICS /YORUBA

  • AAUA

UNIVERSITY OFFERING LINGUISTICS AND COMMUNICATION STUDIES

  • UNICAL

UNIVERSITY OFFERING LINGUISTIC AND URHOBO

  • DELSU

Places You Can Work With a Degree In Linguistics

  • Translator
  • Talent agent
  • Lexicographer
  • Public librarian
  • Teaching assistant
  • Digital copywriter
  • Editorial assistant
  • Information officer
  • Marketing executive
  • Public relations officer
  • Primary school teacher
  • Civil Service fast streamer
  • Speech and language therapist
  • Publishing copy-editor/proofreader
  • English as a foreign language teacher
  • Social researcher

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