Linguistics, Igbo & other Nigerian Languages – Admission Requirements

The Department offers two kinds of programme:

The 4-year programme through UTME: Candidates for the 4-year programme in Linguistics, Igbo Studies, Linguistics and Igbo Studies, Linguistics and Ibibio Studies, Linguistics and Hausa, and Linguistics and Yoruba, in addition to the University minimum entry requirements, must obtain a credit pass in English. Candidates for Linguistics must have in addition, a credit pass in Literature in English. Candidates for Igbo Studies or Linguistics and Igbo Studies must obtain a credit pass in Igbo. Candidates for Linguistics and Hausa, Ibibio or Yoruba Studies mmust obtain a credit pass in English, and Hausa, Ibibio or Yoruba respectively. In special circumstances, candidates with OND may be offered admission for a four year programme in Linguistics, Igbo Studies, Linguistics and Igbo Studies, Linguistics and Hausa Studies, Linguistics and Ibibio Studies or Linguistics and Yoruba Studies

Candidates for the 3-year programme must have obtained passes in relevant Nigerian languages and at least one other subject at HSC, NCE or GCE/A Level or its equivalence.

STRESS AREAS CODES
Language 0
Literature 1
Publishing & Broadcasting 2
Culture/Folklore 3
Linguistics 4
Sociolinguistics 5
Applied Linguistics/Translation 6
Psycholinguistics 7
History 8
Field Methods/Project 9