What are the O level subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study English Language and Literature? If you are interested in knowing the compulsory subjects in WAEC and NECO that is necessary for studying English Language and Literature under the faculty of Arts and Humanities in the university, then continue reading this post as I have provided you the subject combinations required in WAEC result as well as NECO result to study English Language and Literature.
Referencing the introduction already made above, this is a notice to all aspirants who wish to apply for admission into any of the universities in Nigeria to study English Language and Literature under the faculty of Arts and Humanities that the list of compulsory subjects as well as optional subjects required in O level result (WAEC and NECO) before applying for admission into English Language and Literature has been published in this post.
As mentioned above, some of these NECO and WAEC subject requirements are compulsory which means you need to have at least a minimum of Credit passes (C6) in them in your o level result before you can use it to apply for admission to study English Language and Literature.
Also, keep in mind that some schools may have special subject combination requirements for the subjects that are eligible to be used in JAMB before one can gain admission into English Language and Literature. Irrespective of the subjects required by each school, English Language and Mathematics are compulsory subjects that you need to pass before you can gain admission to study English Language and Literature.
If you are also interested in JAMB subject combination for English Language and Literature you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for English Language and Literature here or use the general approach by checking JAMB subject combination for all courses here.
Other Useful Resources
Before you proceed, check out the following resources that will help you better prepare for JAMB:
- JAMB Syllabus For All Subjects
- JAMB Recommended Textbooks For All Subjects
- JAMB Form | JAMB Registration Form Procedures
O Level (WAEC and NECO) Subject Requirements For English Language and Literature
The WAEC subjects required to study English Language and Literature are as follows:
Five SSCE credit passes to include Literature in English and English Language and three other Arts or Social Science subjects.
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) AUN accepts:
A’ level passes chosen from English Language, Mathematics, Economics, Geography, Government, History, Literature in English, Further Mathematics, Technical Drawing, Visual Arts, Computer Studies, Information Technology, Civics, Environmental Science, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and French.
(ii) UNIBEN accept TCII at merit level.
(iii) UI requires 5 or 6 ‘O’ level credit passes at one or two sittings to include Lit-in-English, English Language, one other Arts subject and any other two or three subjects from Arts, Social Sciences or Science.
(iv) AUN does not offer admissions direct to 200 level programs and may transfer credits relevant to it’s major at the discretion of the Dean of school.
(v) AUN accepts:
a. A’ level passes chosen from English Language, Mathematics, Economics, Geography, Government, History, Literature in English, Further Mathematics, Technical Drawing, Visual Arts, Computer Studies, Information Technology, Civics, Environmental Science, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and French.
c. ICGSE and ‘A’ level Cambridge
(vi) AUN does not accept credit passes in the following; Agriculture, Food and Nutrition, Home Economics, Home Craft, Home management, Physical Education, Physical and Health Education, Music, Commerce, Accounting, Financial Accounting, Book keeping, Islamic History, Religious Studies, Tajweed, Library Studies, Diction, Kiswahili, Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba, Arabic, Turkish, Study skills.
(vii) NTNU accepts any Arts/Social Science subject.
As mentioned earlier, the WAEC subject combination and requirements for English Language and Literature posted above are only eligible if you want to study English Language and Literature under the faculty of Arts and Humanities. If the course you are looking for is in another faculty, keep in mind that the o level subject requirements may vary and as such, you need to check the WAEC and NECO requirements for that course under the faculty of interest. You can check JAMB brochure for all faculties here.
List of Schools That Offer English Language and Literature
This section contains the list of schools that accepts the O level subject requirements for English Language and Literature posted above. These are the schools you can apply to if you have passed the English Language and Literature subject requirements mentioned above either in your WAEC result or your NECO result. You can find the schools by selecting the faculty and course in JAMB brochure here.