UNN Department of Linguistics Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study  Linguistics under the Faculty of Arts & Humanities under the Faculty of Arts & Humanities  in University of  Nigeria  Nsukka as it is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered in UNN  to  carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.

The University of Nigeria, commonly referred to as UNN, is a federal university located in Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria. Founded by Nnamdi Azikiwe in 1955 and formally opened on 7 October 1960, the University of Nigeria has four campuses – Nsukka, Enugu, and Ituku-Ozalla – all located in Enugu State and Aba campus in Abia State

The University of Nigeria was the first full-fledged indigenous and first autonomous university in Nigeria modelled upon the American educational system. It is the first land-grant university in Africa and one of the five most reputed universities in Nigeria. The university has 15 Faculties and 102 academic departments. The University offers 82 undergraduate programs and 211 postgraduate programmes.

The university celebrated its 50th anniversary on October 2010

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O’LEVEL SUBJECT COMBINATION

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Linguistics;

You require;Five (5) SSCE credit passes including English Language.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) AAUA requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics and any other language, and for Linguististics/Yoruba they require five ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics and Yoruba.

(ii) BSU requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes in Arts and Social Sciences including Literature in English.

(iii) DELSU requires five (5) credit level passes at SSCE/NECO/GCE ‘O’ Level which may include Mathematics, English Language, four other subjects from Arts and Social Science.

(iv) EBSU requires ‘O’ Level credit pass in Mathematics and ‘O’ Level credit pass in Nigerian Language will be an advantage.

(v) UI and UNILORIN require ‘O’ Level credit passes in Arts and Social Sciences. UNILORIN requires at least one Nigerian Language or Literature in English and one other Arts subject.

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

(vii) UNILORIN requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, one Natural Language and two subjects from Arts/Social Science/Sciences. UNILORIN requires at least one Natural Language and two other subjects from Arts/Social Science/Sciences.

(viii) KWASU requires ‘O’ Level credit passes in Literature in English, any other three (3) Arts/Social Science/Science subjects plus ‘O’ Level pass in Mathematics.

(ix)FUOYE requires five (5) SSC credit passes to include English Language and any other Arts, Social Sciences, Sciences and credit in any other Language subject. Note that credit in mathematics is not required.

(x) UNIOSUN and UYO require ‘O’ Level credit pass in Literature in English. (xii) UNN – as in Linguistics, Igbo and other Nigerian Languages.

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

Any Language and two (2) other subjects.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) AAUA accepts two (2) Arts subjects and any other subject, and for Linguistics/Yoruba they require any Language and two (2) other subjects.

(ii) BSU and KWASU  require Literature in English plus any other two (2) subjects

(iii) DELSU accepts one Arts subject and any other two from Arts and Social Sciences.

(iv) UI requires any Language preferably an African Language, Literature in English and one other Arts subject or Social Science subject.

(v) FUOYE  requires one Arts and two (2) other subjects.

(vi)  UNIMAID requires any three (3) subjects.

(vii) UNIOSUN accepts any three (3) Arts subjects.

(viii) UNIZIK and UNILORIN require one Arts subject and any two (2) subjects from Arts/Social Sciences.

(ix) UNIUYO requires Literature in English and any other two (2) Arts or Social Science subjects.

(x) UNILORIN requires any Language other than English Language and two (2) other Arts/Social Science/Sciences.

DIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENT

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Linguistics, if you don’t intend to use UTME.

You require;

Two (2) ‘A’ level passes or NCE to include any Language, preferably an African Language.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

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

(ii) BSU accepts two (2) NCE/ ‘A’ Level passes to include English Language, French or any African Language and one other Arts subject.

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

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

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

(vi) UNILORIN accepts At least two ‘A’ level passes or NCE to include any Language, preferably one Natural Language and any other Arts/Social Science/Sciences Subject. UNILORIN accepts Diploma in Linguistics from an accredited Nigerian University.

(vii) UNILORIN and UI require ‘A’ Level or NCE merit in the Arts, Social Sciences or Science subjects provided one of the subjects is in the Social Sciences.

(viii) UNIJOS – No Direct Entry.

(ix) DELSU:
a) Candidate must have at least a merit pass in French and one other Art subject at the NCE level
b) GCE A/L passes should include French and one other Arts subject.
c) Certified Diploma in French from a recognized Institute like the Nigerian French Language Village and the likes will be accepted in place of ‘A’ Level French.

(x) UNIOSUN requires ‘A’ Level pass in Literature in English. It also accepts ND lower credit Mass Communication and approved equivalent in Communication programme.

(xi) UNN – as in Linguistics, Igbo and other Nigerian Languages.

(xii) UNIUYO accepts NCE merit in any Nigerian Language.

(xiii) FOUYE requires two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in Arts Social Science e.g Economics, Geography and Commerce.

JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into NDA for the 2019/2020 session, should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have score a minimum of  200 or above in your JAMB result.

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