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JAMB Subject Combination for Linguistics 2024/2025

JAMB Subject Combination for Linguistics 2024/2025: Linguistics is the scientific study of language and its structure, including the sounds, words, grammar, and meaning of language. Linguistics is a fascinating and diverse field that can open up many opportunities for students who are interested in language, communication, and culture.

If you are planning to study Linguistics in any Nigerian university, you need to know the JAMB subject combination for Linguistics, as well as the O’level requirements and the Direct Entry requirements. In this blog post, I will provide you with all the information you need to apply for Linguistics in JAMB 2024/2025.

JAMB Subject Combination for Linguistics 2024/2025

The JAMB subject combination for Linguistics is:

  • English Language (compulsory)
  • Literature in English (compulsory)
  • Any Language (such as French, Arabic, Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba, etc.)
  • Any other Arts or Social Sciences subject (such as Government, Economics, History, CRS/IRS, etc.)

You need to score at least 180 in JAMB to be eligible for admission into any Nigerian university that offers Linguistics. However, some universities may have higher cut-off marks, so you need to check the specific requirements of your preferred institution.

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O’level Requirements for Linguistics 2024/2025

The O’level requirements for Linguistics are:

  • Five (5) SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Literature in English, and any two (2) other Arts or Social Sciences subjects.
  • The O’level results can be obtained from WAEC, NECO, or NABTEB.

Direct Entry Requirements for Linguistics 2024/2025

The Direct Entry requirements for Linguistics are:

  • Two (2) A level passes in Literature in English and any Language.
  • NCE merit in English Language and any Language.
  • ND upper credit in Mass Communication or any related course.

Nigerian Universities Offering Linguistics 2024/2025

26 universities are offering Linguistics in Nigeria and they are:

  1. Afe Babalola University
  2. Bayero University
  3. University of Ibadan
  4. Federal University, Ndifu-Alike
  5. Fountain University
  6. University of Nigeria
  7. University of Jos
  8. University of Maiduguri
  9. Abia State University
  10. University of Benin
  11. Benue State University
  12. University of Ilorin
  13. Ekiti State University
  14. University of Uyo
  15. University of Ibadan
  16. University of Lagos
  17. Imo State University
  18. Delta State University
  19. Igbinedion University
  20. Usmanu Danfodiyo University
  21. Adekunle Ajasin University
  22. Osun State University
  23. Kwara State University
  24. Kaduna State University
  25. Nnamdi Azikiwe University

Available as Linguistics and Communication Study in:

  1. Abia State University

Conclusion

Linguistics is a rewarding and exciting course that can prepare you for various careers in education, media, research, translation, and more. To study Linguistics in Nigeria, you need to meet the JAMB subject combination for Linguistics, the O’level requirements, and the Direct Entry requirements. I hope this blog post has helped you understand the requirements and how to apply for Linguistics in JAMB 2024/2025. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to leave them below.

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FAQs

What are the best universities to study Linguistics in Nigeria?

Some of the best universities to study Linguistics in Nigeria are:

University of Ibadan (UI)
University of Lagos (UNILAG)
University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)
University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (ABU)
Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU)
University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT)
University of Jos (UNIJOS)
University of Benin (UNIBEN)
University of Calabar (UNICAL)

Is Mathematics compulsory for Linguistics in JAMB?

No, Mathematics is not compulsory for Linguistics in JAMB. However, you need to have at least a credit pass in Mathematics in your O’level results.

Is Literature compulsory for Linguistics in JAMB?

Yes, Literature is compulsory for Linguistics in JAMB. You need to have Literature in English as one of your four subjects in JAMB, along with English Language, any Language, and any other Arts or Social Sciences subject.

Can I study Linguistics without any Language in JAMB?

No, you cannot study Linguistics without any Language in JAMB. You need to have any Language as one of your four subjects in JAMB, along with English Language, Literature in English, and any other Arts or Social Sciences subject. The Language can be any Nigerian or foreign language, such as French, Arabic, Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba, etc.

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