WAEC and JAMB Subject Combinations for German

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This page contains official WAEC and JAMB subject combination (admission requirements) for German, including the List of Nigeria Universities Offering this Course, A level requirements and much more

  • JAMB officially classified this course under Faculty/School/College of Arts.
  • Probable Degree type–B.A. B.Sc. (Hons.)

You must be a Commercial student or Art with a good background in Commercial subjects for you to study this course in Nigeria Universities, and that’s can only be possible if you meet admission requirements. This page literally covers answers to questions related to O level and A-level admission requirement.  That is, the WAEC subject combination (requirements), JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements), Direct Entry requirements, Special consideration (waivers) and the required screening documents for admission into Nigeria universities. In other to help you avoid having difficulties with getting admission in Nigeria Universities, we have some post that will be of benefit to you. You can always ignore!



WAEC subject combination (requirements) for German

You’re expected to have at least 5 credits on the required WAEC subject combination needed to study German in Nigeria universities.

The required subject combination (o level requirement for German) must include

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

The above WAEC subject combination is also applicable to other O’level examinations such as NECO and GCE. So now that you know the compulsory O level requirement to study German, let also look at UTME and Direct requirements and course descriptions.


JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for German

Prepare yourself well so you can score above 200 in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side (Just a piece of advice) because anything short of this score may deny you 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 register in jamb) to study German are

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


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


If for some reasons you are not satisfied or cannot meet up with this admission requirement that is 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. And please 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 Universities in Nigeria 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)


Special Consideration

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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