Nigerian Universities offering English & Literally Studies

This is a compilation of the List of Universities Offering English & Literally Studies in Nigeria.

We will also talk about;
– The subject combinations needed to study English & Literally Studies
– JAMB UTME Subjects and Requirements
– O’Level Subjects and Requirements
– and other information you require to successfully gain admission to study Agricultural Economics

The following are the list of universities that offer English And Literary Studies as a course:

Number of Universities: 17

  • Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot-Akpaden
  • Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo
  • Caleb University, Imota
  • Delta State University, Abraka
  • Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti
  • Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State
  • Godfrey Okoye University, Urgwuomu- Nike
  • Gregory University, Uturu, Abia State
  • Kogi State University, Anyigba
  • Kwara State University, Malete, Ilorin
  • Lead City University , Ibadan
  • Niger Delta University , Wilberforce Island
  • Summit Univerity, Offa, Kwara State
  • University Of Abuja,Abuja
  • University Of Calabar, Calabar
  • University Of Nigeria Nsukka
  • Veritas University, Abuja

Subject Combination / JAMB UTME Requirements

In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study English and Literary Studies under the Faculty of Arts & Humanities in the above Universities include;

Literature in English, one (1) other Arts subject and another Arts or Social Science subjects.

O’Level Requirements

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study English and Literary Studies;You require;

Five (5) SSCE credit passes to include Literature in English and English Language.


(i) FED-OYEEKITI also requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit pass in one Science subject and at least a pass in Mathematics

(ii) KSU requires five (5)‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Literature in English and three (3)other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.

(iii) NDU requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Literature in English and any other three (3) subjects, two (2) of which must be Arts subjects.

(iv) UNN requires a Science subject.

Direct Entry Requirements

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study English and Literary Studies, if you don’t intend to use UTME.You require;

Two (2) ‘A’ level passes to include Literature in English and one (1) other Arts subject.


(i) ABUJA –same as English Language.

(ii) CALABAR accepts NCE with English Literature as the teaching subject.

(iii) NDU requires pass in Literature in English at the ‘A’ level or NCE merit and a pass in at least anyArts subject.

(iv) UNN accepts NCE merit in English Language in addition to the UTME requirements.


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