JAMB Subject Combination & Requirement for French

JAMB Subject Combination & UTME/DE Requirement for FRENCH, MODERN AND EUROPEAN LANGUAGES, FRENCH & INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, FRENCH & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES AND FRENCH WITH GERMAN/RUSSIAN.

 

Do you want to study French as a course in any Nigerian University?? Then Allschool have got you covered…..

In this page we are going to show you the UTME subject combination, O’level & Direct Entry (DE) requirement for French in Faculty/College of Art. We will also show you the special consideration (waiver) for the course.

The UTME and Direct requirement below was lifted from JAMB Official Brochure. It is the Accurate and Official version for the above course.

In JAMB, what is the meaning of Special Consideration (Waiver)??

It means, additional requirement for a particular course in a particular school. If your school have a special consideration for either O’level Requirement, UTME Subject Combination or Direct Entry Requirement, then please take note of it.

Note sometimes in special consideration column, the school requirement might be slight different from the general requirement. We advice you know your desired school’s special consideration for your course. ITS NECESSARY else you might be denied admission.

JAMB SUBJECT COMBINATION FOR FRENCH

Below is the UTME/JAMB SUBJECT COMBINATION for French as a course.

  • English Language(*), French and any other two (2) subjects from Arts and Social Sciences.

Please Note: The UTME Subject Combination above is same for courses like;

  • Modern and European Languages.
  • French and International Relations.
  • French and International Studies.
  • French with German/Russian.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER)

  • ABSU accepts Literature in English and two (2) other Arts or Social Science subjects.
  • BABCOCK requires Literature in English.
  • UNIBEN accepts any three (3) subjects from Arts, Science or Social Sciences
  • BSU and UNN require French, Literature in English and any other Arts subject.
  • UNICAL requires Literature in English, CRS and either History or Government.
  • KWASU requires two (2) other Arts subjects.
  • UNILA accepts any other three (3) subjects from Arts or Social Sciences.
  • OAU, IBADAN, EKSU, OOU, UNIZIK and ABSU accept any three (3) subjects from Arts and Social Sciences.
  • UNIOSUN requires Government or History plus
    any other Arts Subjects.

O’LEVEL REQUIREMENT FOR FRENCH

Below is the UTME Requirement for  French as a course

  • Five (5) SSC credit passes including French and English Language plus one (1) other Arts subject.

Please Note: The UTME Requirement above is same for courses like;

  • Modern and European Languages.
  • French and International Relations.
  • French and International Studies.
  • French with German/Russian.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER)

  • ABSU requires ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language and four (4) other subjects for the 5-year Programme.
  • BSU requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes in Arts and Social Sciences including French and English Language.
  • BSU, DELSU requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes in Literature in English and other Arts or Social Science subject.
  • CALABAR requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings to include English Language, Literature in English, Mathematics, Government, History, CRS, Commerce, Agricultural Science or Biology, Geography, Economics and any Nigerian Indigenous Language. Knowledge of French or Spanish is only an advantage but NOT a requirement.
  • COVENANT requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes in French, English Language, Mathematics, one Science subject from the following Biology, Health/General Science, Agricultural Science, Physics and Chemistry or its equivalent of CEF or PIDELF awarded by Alliance Française or the Pre-Degree Certificate in French from any recognised University.
  • EKSU and UYO accept Proficiency Certificate in French. UYO accepts Proficiency Certificate in French from University of UYO and certificate in French from the Alliance Franҫaise.
  • IBADAN accepts five (5) or six (6) ‘O’ Level credit passes at one or two (2) sittings to include Literature in English and other Arts and Social Science subjects.
  • ILORIN accepts English Language, Mathematics and any other three Arts or Social science subjects.
  • KASU accepts Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, French and two other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences
  • KWASU requires three (3) other Arts subjects.
  • LAGOS requires Five O/Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and any three Arts or Social Sciences. Civic Education and Computer Studies are also accepted.
  • NASARAWA accepts NCE merit pass in French.
  • OAU – ‘O’ Level credit pass in French is not compulsory.
  • UMYUK accepts five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes or its equivalent in English Language, French, and any other three (3) Arts or Social Science subjects and ‘O’ Level credit pass in Mathematics at not more than two (2) sittings.
  • UNIOSUN requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes or its equivalent in English Language, Government or History and any other three (3) subjects.
  • UNIZIK accepts five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, French and two (2) other Arts subjects and one Social Science subject.
  • UNIZIK, BENIN and OAU accept candidates with no previous knowledge of French. For BENIN, candidates should have ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language and Literature in English while UNIZIK gives accelerated course in French in the first year.
  • UNN requires/accepts
    a) French Single Honours, a minimum of five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes must include French, English Language, one (1) science subject and two (2) other Arts subjects one (1) of which must be Literature in English.
    b) German Single Honours, a minimum of the five (5)‘O’ level credit passes must include English Language, one (1) science subject and three (3) other Arts subjects, one (1) of which must be Literature in English. Also any language proficiency certificate from the Goethe Institute will be a great advantage.
    c) French with German/Russia, ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, French, one (1) science subject and two (2) other Arts subject one (1) of which must be Literature in English.
    d) candidates who are successful in its one (1) year preparatory programme in French minimum 40% plus UTME requirement.

DIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENT FOR FRENCH

Below is the Direct Entry (DE) Requirement for French.

  • Two (2) ‘A’ level passes including French and one (1) other Arts subject.

Please Note: The Direct Entry Requirement above is also same for courses like;

  • Modern and European Languages.
  • French and International Relations.
  • French and International Studies.
  • French with German/Russian.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER)

  • AAU accepts:
    a) NCE merit in French and one other Arts subject. 
    b) NCE Double major in French.
  • ABSU accepts:
    a) Candidates with two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in Arts into the 4-year programme.
    b) Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes including French at IJMB/NCE. General English/Use of English at NCE satisfies UTME English Language requirement.
  • BAYERO accepts NCE in French and any French Baccalaureate ‘A’ Level. 
  • BSU accepts two (2) NCE passes to include French and one other Arts subject.
  • CALABAR accepts:
    a) Five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings to include English Language, plus two (2) ‘A’ Level passes one of which must be in French.  
    b) Four (4) ‘O’ Level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings to include English Language, plus three (3) ‘A’ Level passes one of which must be in French. 
    c) Five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings to include English Language, plus two (2) NCE merit or credit passes of which one must be in French.
  • DELSU:
    a) Candidate must have at least a merit pass in French and one other Art subject at the NCE level
    b) GCE A/L passes should include French and one other Arts subject.
    c) Certified Diploma in French from a  recognized Institute like the Nigerian French Language  Village and the likes will be accepted in place of A level French.
  • IBADAN accepts NCE merit including French and one other subject from Arts and Social Science subject. Ibadan accepts candidates without ‘O’ level in French.
  • ILORIN accepts At least two A level passes including french and one other Arts or Social science subjects. This is applicable for NCE, OND, IJMB, JUPEB, and GCE A level.
  • KWASU accepts ND, NCE with French as principal subject.  Requires three (3) ‘A’ Level passes in relevant subjects.
  • LAGOS accepts Very good passes in JUPEB/A’ Level subjects: French and any two of Igbo/Yoruba, CRS/IRS, History, Government, Literature-in-English, Music and Fine Arts. NCE in French/NFLV, Diploma/Diplôme Supérieur (MODULE III), DALF (France), CEGEP (Canada), Baccalaureate, CAP and BTS.
  • OAU accepts NCE merit pass in French (Nigeria French Language Village) and the Baccalaureate from Francophone countries.  Note that a
    a) three (3) or four (4)-year programme includes a year at the Nigerian French Village, Badagry.  All expenses will be borne by the student’s sponsors. 
    b) four (4)-year intensive programme including a year at the Nigerian French Language Village is also available for candidates without any previous knowledge of French.
  • PHC  accepts Two (2) A/level passes in GCE or HSC or JUPEB or IJMB including French and one other Arts subject including UTME entry requirements NCE in French and any other Arts subject with an overall merit level pass from a recognized College of Education, including UTME entry requirements  Baccalauréat (with Arts option) including UTME entry requirements DELF/DALF International Certificate (Level B2), including UTME entry requirements
  • UNIOSUN requires ‘A’ Level passes in French and Government or History and any other Arts or Social Science subject. Accepts ND and approved equivalent in relevant programme with at least a lower credit. The NCE is acceptable as ‘A’ Level equivalent.
  • UNIZIK accepts NCE to include a pass in French and accepts Baccalaureat de l’enseignement – merite secondaire or equivalent.
  • UNIZIK, EKSU, JOS and UYO accept NCE plus ‘O’ Level credit pass in English Language.
  • UNN accepts:
    a) NCE merit in two (2) relevant subjects as well as the UTME requirements.
    b) Two (2) passes at GCE ‘A’ Level/HSC or its equivalent, DALF certificate or an acceptable Baccalaureate Certificate in relevant subjects.
  • UYO accepts NCE with credit in French.
  • UMYUK accepts two (2) ‘A’ Level credit passes in French plus three (3) ‘O’ Level credits in Three (3) subjects at not more than two (2) sittings. Or three (3) ‘A’ Level passes plus two (2)  ‘O’ Level credits in two (2) subjects at not more than two (2) sittings. It also accepts two (2) merit passes at NCE in French and Education. One merit or lower credit plus at least four (4) relevant subjects in SSC/GCE.
  • ILORIN requires English Language, Mathematics and any other three Arts or Social science subjects.
  • ABU accepts Two ‘A’ level papers including French at IJMB/NCE, or a minimum of Merit at Diploma in French or with other Arts/Social science subjects
  • FED-LAFIA accepts In addition to the UTME requirements, DE Candidates must have any of the following: 2 GCE (Advance Level) credit passes one of which must be in French. NCE: Merit pass in French and any other relevant subjects. ND: Lower credit pass in French and any relevant subjects/HND. IJMB: Minimum of 9 points in three subjects, one of which must be French and any relevant subjects.
  • KASU accepts Two ‘A’ passes to include French at IJMB/NCE. General English, Use of English at NCE, Lower Credit in National Diploma in addition to ‘O’ Level requirements. Baccalaureate merit or equivalent from Francophone Countries. Alliance Francaise Higher Diploma Upper Level in addition to ‘O’ Level requirements
  • IAUED accepts;
    a) GCE A ‘Level or Baccalaureate equivalent from Francophone countries
    b) Merit in French at NCE level
    c) DELF B1/B2 or DALF C1/C2
  • d) Diploma in French (Nigeria French Language Village) in addition to the departmental UTME requirements. The above requirements qualify the candidate into the 200 level of the degree programme.

LIST OF UNIVERSITIES YOU CAN STUDY FRENCH

  • AAU
  • ABSU
  • ABU
  • ANCHOR-UNI
  • BABCOCK
  • BAYERO
  • BENIN
  • BSU
  • CALABAR
  • CLIFFORD
  • COVENANT
  • CROWN-HILL
  • DELSU
  • EBSU
  • EKSU
  • FED-LAFIA
  • FED-LOKOJA
  • FED-NDUFU
  • FOUNTAIN
  • GREGORY
  • IAUED
  • IBADAN
  • IGBINEDION
  • ILORIN
  • IMSU
  • JOS
  • KASU
  • KWASU
  • LAGOS
  • LAPAI
  • LASU
  • MAIDUGURI
  • NASARAWA
  • NAUB
  • NDA
  • OAU
  • OOU
  • PHC
  • POL-ACAD
  • REDEEMERS
  • SAU
  • TASUED
  • TSUJ
  • UDU
  • UMYUK
  • UNIOSUN
  • UNIZIK
  • UNN
  • UYO

LIST OF UNIVERSITIES YOU CAN STUDY MODERN AND EUROPEAN LANGUAGES

  • UNIZIK

LIST OF UNIVERSITIES YOU CAN STUDY FRENCH AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

  • BABCOCK
  • NOUN

LIST OF UNIVERSITIES YOU CAN STUDY FRENCH AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

  • UNIOSUN

LIST OF UNIVERSITIES YOU CAN STUDY FRENCH WITH GERMAN / RUSSIAN

  • UNN

Source: JAMB Brochure.

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