English Language and Literature JAMB and O’level Subject Combination

Want to study English Language and Literature as a course? Here is everything you need to know about this course BEFORE going for your JAMB registration. The first major mistake starts when registering for JAMB, so to avoid it, here are the official JAMB subject combination for English Language and Literature.

Hope you are aware that there’s a difference between English Language course, and English Language and Literature as a course too? Another noticeable difference is that the number of institutions offering English Language and Literature course are ONLY eight universities. (Including both Federal, State, and Private Universities)

To ensure you don’t do any mistake when registering for JAMB, here is the Correct JAMB subject combination for English Language & Literature. Make sure that you use the appropriate combination of subjects in JAMB and WAEC, because the incorrect combination will likely cost you, your admission this session, or you’ll need to perform the JAMB change of course/institution to swap for another course.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for English Language and Literature might not be the same for other related courses.

This page will tell you what you need to know about English Language and Literature. Including all universities offering the courses and the admission requirements.

What You Need to Know About English Language and Literature.

Depending on the institution you’re seeking admission into, this course will take you three to four years to study, if there are no carryovers or ASUU strike. English Language normally means the study of American and British literary masterpiece.

Career Opportunities for English Language and Literature.

There are also a lot of available opportunities for graduates who studied the course.

  • Magazine Journalist,
  • Digital copywriter.
  • English Language Teacher.
  • Private Tutor.
  • Record Manager.
  • Information Officer.
  • Journalist.
  • Librarian.
  • Marketing Executive.
  • Lecturer.
  • Professor.

WAEC Subject Combination for English Language and Literature.

The first and foremost thing you should note when applying for admission into any accredited institution studying this course, should be the correct WAEC subject combination.

Using the WAEC Subject Combination for English Language and Literature should be the most important first-step when seeking admission to study this course, and the complete admission requirements aspirants need to study the course.

In WAEC, applying candidates need at least, five (5) credits in West African Examination Council (WAEC) or in any O’level examination like National Examination Council (NECO).

Here’s the Subject Combination for English Language & Literature in WAEC.

  • English Language.
  • Mathematics.
  • Literature in English.
  • Any other five (5) art subjects you have good results in.

JAMB Subject Combination for English Language and Literature.

However, for the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), candidates are ONLY required to select four subjects. For candidates who are not aware of the power wield by JAMB in admission, the JAMB examination is responsible for all form of admission into accredited Nigerian higher institutions.

In JAMB, candidates should note that English Language is a compulsory subject in this examination. This is the JAMB Subject Combination for English Language and Literature.

  • English Language.
  • Literature in English.
  • Any two art subjects.

List of Nigerian Universities Offering English Language and Literature.

The universities offering the course is also important for students who would like to study English Language & Literature. Below are the universities offering the course

State Universities Offering English Language and Literature.

  • Abia State University, Uturu, Abia State.
  • Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State.

Federal Universities Offering English Language and Literature.

Private Universities Offering English Language and Literature.

  • American University Of Nigeria, Yola, Adamawa State
  • Nile University Of Nigeria, Abuja.

Admission Requirements.

According to the official Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB syllabus, the cut-off mark for English Language & Literature should be around 150 – 200, depending on the school’s internal admission office.

All interested candidates seeking admission to study this course, need five credits in West African Examination Council (WAEC) or in National Examination Council (NECO). Lastly, aspiring students of this course should ensure they score high in their Post-UTME screening (if the school is writing it for this academic year).

Goodluck and if you have any questions, do not hesitate to reach out to us, using the comment box to air your views/opinions regarding this course and it’s subjects combination for admission ONLY.

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Glory Joseph

A graduate of Medicine From Imsu, Current Nurse, Medical book reader, Nigeria tertiary institution news anchor. I virtually know all Varsities in Nigeria!

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