WAEC, JAMB Subject Combinations for German

O Level & A Level Requirement – Subject Combination for German; 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 German 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 German?
The subjects needed to study German 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 German must include:

  1. French
  2. English Language
  3. Any three other subjects.
  4. A trade subject


What is JAMB UTME subject combination (subject needed) for German?
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 German are

  1. French
  2. Any two other Arts/Social subject


What is Direct Entry requirement (that is the required A-level result you need) to study German?
Two ‘A’ level passes including the Foreign Language(s) where applicable


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 German, (which is also applicable to NECO and GCE) as well as A-level result/certificate. Do you know which Universities in Nigeria offer German?
Before you make a decision on which University to choose, please consider

  • The Fees
  • The Distance
  • The Environment
  • The Degree Certificate
  • Vulnerability to Strike
  • Acceptable O Level and A-level Result
  • Academic Calendar

See useful guides on how to choose a course and university

List of Nigeria Universities offering German include:

  1. Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife (OAU)
  2. University of Ibadan (UI) Click to read conditions
  3. University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)


Where can I work with a Degree in German? 
I believe you now know the subjects required to study German. 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. Career opportunities will be added soon.


The SSCE O level and A-level subject needed to study German 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.

Special Consideration

What is Direct Entry Special Consideration (Waiver) to study German?
(i) Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye accepts NCE with merit pass.

(ii) Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye accepts 2 ‘A’ level passes in Arts for the four year programme.

(iii) Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife (OAU) – the programme includes one year at the French Village, Badagry (for French candidates), Germany (for German candidates) and Brazil (for Portuguese candidates).

(iv) University of Lagos (UNILAG): (a) accepts very good passes in three JUPEB/A-LEVEL subjects: Any three (3) of French, Igbo, Yoruba, CRS, IRS, History, Government, Lit-in English. Music and Fine Arts. (b) Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Arts or Social Sciences or in both. (c) Candidates must satisfy O/Level requirements

(v) University of Benin (UNIBEN) requires ‘A’ level passes in the relevant Arts subjects; NCE (Credit) in English/ French.

(vi) University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) accepts: (a) NCE with a minimum of two merit level passes in relevant subjects as well as University entry requirement. (b) Two passes at GCE Advanced level [A/L] or its equivalent in at least three other subjects at credit level pass at Ordinary level.

(vii) Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU) – Students at third year second semester are to undergo six-month, year “abroad programme” in Portugal, Brazil or Portuguese speaking country.

What is Waec, Neco, GCE Special Consideration (Waiver) to study German?
(i) University of Lagos (UNILAG) requires English, Mathematics, and three (3) other Arts or Social Science subjects. Civic Education and Computer Studies are also accepted.

(ii) Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife (OAU) – credit pass in German is not compulsory

(iii) University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) requires ‘O’ level credit pass in English Language and four other subjects. History or Literature will be an advantage.

(iv) A pass in ‘O’ level English Language is accepted for candidates with distinction in French (except Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife (OAU), Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye and Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK)).

(v) Candidates with no previous knowledge of the Language may be admitted.

(vi) University of Ibadan (UI) accepts O’ level in Literature in English and other Arts and Social Science subjects.

(vii) Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU) – French is not compulsory. Students at third year second semester are to undergo six-month, year “abroad programme” in Portugal, Brazil or Portuguese speaking country.

(viii) University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT) requires credit pass in French.

(ix) University of Benin (UNIBEN) requires five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language and any four other subjects.

What is Jamb UTME Special Consideration (Waiver) to study German?
(i) University of Ibadan (UI) requires Literature in English plus one Arts subjects and any other Arts or Social Science subject.

(ii) University of Lagos (UNILAG) requires English and any other three (3) subjects from Arts or Social Sciences.

(iii) Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye accepts any three subject from Arts, Sciences or Social Sciences.

(v) Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU), University of Benin (UNIBEN) and University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) require English Language and any three other subjects.

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