This article is designed to help students who wish to study Linguistics and African Languages under the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU).
It is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered to carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.
Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), formerly known as the University of Ife, is a federal government-owned and operated Nigerian university. The university is in the ancient city of Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria.
Obafemi Awolowo University offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs in fields of specialization spanning the humanities, the arts, the natural sciences, the social sciences, the medical sciences, engineering, and technology.
The university has 13 faculties and two colleges the Postgraduate College and the College of Health Sciences — administered in more than 60 departments. It was previously associated with Loma Linda University in California, USA.
O’Level Subject Combination
The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Linguistics and African Languages; You require;
Five (5) SSCE credit passes to include Igbo, English Language, and any other Arts subject.
Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks
OAU requires five (5)’ O’ level credit passes in English Language, one (1) Arts subject, and three (3) other subjects from Sciences, Social Sciences, or Arts
Jamb Subject Combination
In UTME, please note that the English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combinations needed to study Linguistics and African Languages under the Faculty of Arts & Humanities in the above Universities include;
Igbo and two (2) subjects from Arts and Social Sciences.
Direct Entry Requirement
These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Linguistics and African Languages if you don’t intend to use UTME. You require;
- Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Igbo and one (2)Arts/Social Sciences subject.
- NCE in Igbo and one Arts subject.
All candidates interested in getting admitted into OAU for the 2022/2023 session, should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have scored 200 or above in your JAMB result.
We hope that this article is helpful to all aspirants and students of Obafemi Awolowo University, (OAU) We will update this post if there are any changes by the school authority.
We wish you the best of luck.