What is English Language and Literature? Why do candidates go for English Language and Literature? is it the passion for the course or the intentional evasion of Mathematics and other calculation courses? what is the reason for the increase in the search for universities that offer English Language and Literature? The above questions are still lingering in the minds of many till date.
Truth be told, some students choose courses based on the JAMB approved subject combination requirements and information gotten from people as regards the schools that offer the course. English Language and Literature is selected in a bid to evade any subject that involves calculations. many student look for courses like English Language and Literature, Sociology, Law and some Art related courses that do not require mathematics.
In this post, you will see the list of schools that offer English Language and Literature, the subject combinations, cut off mark as well as the entry requirements for the course.
English Language and Literature is a course offered in most tertiary institutions in Nigeria, It is a course under the faculty of Art managed by the Department of English Language and Literature. The importance attached to this post is immeasurable as students during their UTME registration, search for the list of universities offering English Language and Literature so as to make an informed decision on making a sensible choice based on their catchment area.
Aside checking for universities or polytechnics offering English Language and Literature as a course, you need to be sure of the correct O’Level and JAMB subject combination for studying English Language and Literature because in the past, candidates who have ignored this move were either forced to change their school or lost out on the admission for that academic session. So we candidly advice you take the following information in this post Seriously.
To study English Language and Literature in any of the under listed universities, candidates must meet the following basic entry requirements:
a) Must have obtained a minimum of five (5) ‘O’ level credits in the following subjects; English Language and Literature, Government or History and three or four other subjects in not more than 2 sittings.
b) Pass the cut off mark for the university or polytechnic of his or her choice. We advice you score a minimum of 250 and above as this gives you a greater chance of gaining admission to study English Language and Literature into your preferred choice of institution.
The above are the basic requirements from the list of Universities Offering English Language and Literature. Though other requirements will be communicated to you by the schools when you register for their post UTME admission forms.
List of Accredited Universities That Offer English Language and Literature In Nigeria
- University of Abuja, Gwagwalada (UNIABUJA)
- Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot Akpaden (AKSU)
- Anchor University Ayobo, Lagos
- Kings University, Ode Omu (UNIKINGS)
- Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo (BU)
- University of Calabar (UNICAL)
- Caleb University, Lagos (CUI)
- Coal City University (CCU)
- Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU)
- Ekiti State University (EKSU)
- Eastern Palm University, Ogboko (EPU)
- Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE)
- Godfrey Okoye University (GOUNI)
- Gregory University, Uturu (GUU)
- Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU)
- Kogi State University, Anyigba (KSU)
- Kwara State University, Ilorin (KWASU)
- Lead City University, Ibadan (LCU)
- Michael and Cecilia Ibru University (MCIU)
- Niger Delta University, Yenagoa (NDU)
- Obong University, Obong Ntak
- Summit University, Offa
- Trinity University
- Hezekiah University, Umudi (UNIHEZ)
- University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
- Veritas University, Abuja (VUNA)
The above list is a mixture of private, state and federal universities currently offering English Language and Literature, this means candidates, Parents or Guardians can make a choice from the above. Most often, it is easier to study the choice of your course when you select a school that is within your Catchment area.
For example, candidates who is from Delta state and selects English Language and Literature in UNIBEN stands a greater chance of gaining admission to study the course than a candidate who hails from Lagos state or Sokoto state. Many students make the mistake of just selecting randomly without applying the Catchment area principle though this does not apply to Private Universities.
In summary, if you must select a state or Federal university, choose your state or school that falls within your catchment area for you to stand a huge chance of studying English Language and Literature or any course of your choice.
Hope the above is well understood? if you are still not clear as regards the list of schools or universities that offers English Language and Literature and their admission requirements, you can get back to us via our comment section below and we shall respond accordingly.