O Level & A Level Requirement – Subject Combination for French; including the List of Nigeria Universities Offering the Course, WAEC, NECO, GCE, JAMB UTME, Direct Entry, IJBM, JUPEB, CAMBRIDGE, NABTEB, Course Description and Career Opportunities
- JAMB officially classified this course under Faculty/School/College of Arts.
- Probable Degree type–B.A. B.Sc. (Hons.)
The admission requirement to study French in Nigeria Universities includes one or a combination of ‘O’ level results or A-level result if you’re going through Direct Entry. This page will literally answer questions such as WAEC subject combination, JAMB UTME subject combination, Direct Entry requirements, Special consideration (waivers), where you can work with the degree and the required documents for admission into Nigeria universities. If you’re still having difficulties with getting admission in Nigeria Universities, we have some post that may be of benefit to you.
What is O level/WAEC subject combination (requirement) for French?
The subjects needed to study French in WAEC must contain five (5) credit. This subject combination is also applicable to NECO AND GCE… The O level requirement that is the compulsory WAEC subject combination for French must include:
- English Language
- Plus at least one other Arts subject.
- A trade subject
French is an official language in 29 countries, including France, Canada, Switzerland, Monaco, Luxembourg, Senegal, Côte d’Ivoire, Haiti, and Belgium. Studying French at University level will allow you to enhance your knowledge of French language and culture. You will gain insights into aspects of life in French and Francophone society; you will also improve your comprehension of contemporary French idiom and your oral and written communication skills in terms of fluency and appropriate linguistic register.
Departments of French throughout the country provide expertise in a wide range of subjects, including literature, cultural history, cinema, visual culture, translation and linguistics. As part of your degree, you get to spend a year abroad (in French-speaking country) in order to refine your knowledge of the language and deepen your insights into the target culture.
What is JAMB UTME subject combination (subject needed) for French?
You should aim for a score of 180 – 200 and above in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side (Just an advice) because anything short of that may deny you of Admission/Post UTME. Of course, if you have a score below 180, you can consider College of Education or Polytechnic… Please note – JAMB is not the only option for admission. If you’re having troubles JAMB UTME maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB, ND or Predegree. JAMB UTME subject combination (subject to write in jamb) for French are
- Any other two subjects from Arts and Social Sciences
What is Direct Entry requirement (that is the required A-level result you need) to study French?
Two ‘A’ level passes including French and one other Arts subject
Just a reminder: Everything you have read so far is a general requirement, it is expedient that you also check the special consideration for this course below. If for some reasons you are not satisfied or cannot meet up with the subject combination above, perhaps you should consider taking a look at Polytechnic or College of Education related course subject requirements. You can also study online with a foreign university right from your bedroom or apply for a scholarship to study abroad. Education is now a choice.
So now that you know the compulsory WAEC, JAMB subject combination for French, (which is also applicable to NECO and GCE) as well as A-level result/certificate. Do you know which Universities in Nigeria offer French?
List of Nigeria Universities offering French include:
- Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
- Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
- Abia State University, Uturu
- Bauchi State University, Gadau
- Bayero University, Kano Click to read conditions
- Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo
- University of Benin (UNIBEN)
- Benue State University, Makurdi
- University of Calabar (UNICAL)
- Covenant University Ota
- Crown Hill University Eiyenkorin, Kwara State
- Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU) Click to read conditions
- Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki Click to read conditions
- Ekiti State University
- Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State (FULAFIA)
- Federal University, Ndifu-Alike, Ebonyi State (FUNAI)
- Fountain University, Oshogbo
- Gregory University, Uturu
- University of Ibadan (UI) Click to read conditions
- University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) Click to read conditions
- University of Jos (UNIJOS) Click to read conditions
- Kaduna State University, Kaduna (KASU) Click to read conditions
- Kwara State University, Ilorin (KWASU)
- University of Lagos (UNILAG)
- Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai (IBBU)
- University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)
- Nasarawa State University Keffi (NSUK)
- Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife (OAU)
- Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye
- University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT)
- Nigeria Police Academy Wudil Click to read conditions
- Taraba State University, Jalingo (TSUJ)
- Usumanu Danfodiyo University (UDUSOK)
- Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina (UMYU)
- Osun State University Osogbo (UNIOSUN)
- The University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
- University of Uyo
Where can I work with a Degree in French?
I believe you now know the subjects required to study French. I urge you to also find out where you can work with the degree. Please take your time to read The Act of Getting a Job – so you would know what you’re up against after graduating. Modern languages graduates embark on a wide range of rewarding careers as translators, interpreters, researchers and teachers in Higher Education, and follow careers in publishing, business, law, banking and other areas.
The SSCE O level and A-level subject needed to study French have been listed above but, some Universities may accept D7 or E8 in some a compulsory subject instead of Credit. And some may accept or reject two sittings. That is combinations of WAEC, NECO, or GCE results. You will know more when you take a look at the special consideration (waiver) for this course if available. Please take note that when you see Check, it simply means the special consideration for this course had been merge with a related course to save space. So it is advisable to click the link or search with the search bar.
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