JAMB and WAEC (O’Level) Subject Combination for Linguistics

For students who would like to study Linguistics in any Nigerian university, the subject combination in JAMB and WAEC needed for the course will be provided below. To avoid difficulties in getting admission, it will be advisable to fill in the proper subjects in JAMB and WAEC.

JAMB & WAEC Subject Combination for LinguisticsLinguistics is the study of Language. Linguists have identified five essential components found across languages: Phonology, Syntax, Semantics, Pragmatics, and Morphology, and it takes 3-4 years to study.

JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Linguistics

A student is expected to come out with five credits in WAEC, but the subjects vary for different courses, and Linguistics, the needed matter in WAEC, will be given below.

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Literature in English
  • Government
  • CRS

These are the needed subjects in WAEC, while that fir JAMB includes

  • English Language
  • Literature in English
  • Government
  • CRS or any other art subject

Also, below, I will be giving a list of some of the universities offering Linguistics in Nigeria.

List of Universities in Nigeria Offering Linguistics

Universities Offering Linguistics in Nigeria is also a critical point that students must note. They should also carry out studies about their admission requirements. Below are the universities that offer the course.

Federal Universities

State Universities

Private Universities

Admission Requirements

JAMB score, Post UTME score and WAEC Grade determine if one can study Linguistics, and it also depends on the University’s admission screening process.



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