Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Arts in French in Nigeria

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Arts in French(French)
  • Major Subject: French
  • Course Category: Degree Courses

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Arts in French

  • University of Benin University of Benin, Benin City  
    Admission criteria:
    (A) Admission requirements for the 4 year degree programe:
    Candidates seeking admission into the Four-Year Degree Programme should possess any of the following qualifications:

    At least five Ordinary Level credit passes in WASC, WAEC, SSCE/GCE, NECOSSCE or at least five merit-level passes in the Teachers Grade II (TC II) examinations or its recognized equivalents at not more than two sittings. The subjects should include English Language and French.

    Note: UME subjects are:

    Use of English.
    Any combination of three subjects either in Arts, Sciences or Social Sciences.
    Candidates for syllabus ‘B’ programme need not have previous knowledge of French provided that they have credit-level passes in at least one Arts subject and four other subjects one of which should be English Language in WASC, WAEC, SSCE/GCE, NECO-SSCE or at least five merit-level passes in the Teachers Grade II (TC II) examinations two of which should be Arts subjects at not more than two sittings.

    B. Admission requirements for the three year full time degree programme(Direct entry)

    In addition to A above, candidates who possess any of the following qualification may be considered for admission:

    At least two Advanced Level passes in the General Certificate of Education (GCE) or Higher School Certificate (HSC) or its recognized equivalent at not more than two- sittings in the relevant Arts subjects.
    At least a credit-level pass in a Diploma in the relevant Subject from the University of Benin or its equivalent (Upper Credit)from any recognized University.
    National Certificate of Education (NCE) with at least a credit-level pass in English/ French from a recognized College of Education. In addition, candidates should have at least an overall merit-level pass.
    (iv) Diploma (DiplômeD’EtudesFrançaises3eDegré) of the Alliance Française, the Nigerian French Language Village, or its equivalent from a recognized institution.

    Admission requirements for the six year part time degree programme

    Candidates seeking admission into this Programme should possess any of the following qualifications:

    -At least five credit-level passes in WASC, WAECSSCE/GCE, NECOSSCE or at least five merit-level passes in the Teachers Grade II (TC II) examinations or its recognized equivalent at not more than two sittings. The subjects should include English Language. Such Candidates will be required to show evidence of a proven knowledge of the French Language (e.g. Alliance Française Certificate).
    For entry into the second year, candidates should possess at least a credit-level pass in the National Certificate of Education (NCE) or at least a credit-level pass in a Diploma in the relevant subject or equivalent qualification from any recognized University.
  • Glorious Vision University Glorious Vision University, Ogwa  
    Admission requirements:
    For admission into 100 level, candidates must possess credit level passes in five subjects at the SSCE/GCE O'Level/NECO/NABTEB or equivalent, obtained in not more than two sittings. The subjects passed must include English Language and Mathematics for the Sciences & Management Sciences programmes and English Language for the Humanities Programmes Candidates awaiting SSCE/GCE O'Level/NECO/NABTEB results may also apply provided the result would be available at the time of Matriculation.

    (B) Direct Entry into 200-Level:
    Candidates for admission into 200-level must have, in addition to requirement for admission into 100-level, passed G.C.E(A/L) in 2 relevant subjects or passed NCE, OND, HND or equivalent at not less than lower credit level.

    100 Level Candidates are required to sit for the 2017/2018 UTME of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and attain the prescribed cut-off marks. This is a statutory requirement for admission into Samuel Adegboyega University. Applicants are to ensure that their UTME subject combinations qualify them for their chosen programmes. Direct Entry candidates must obtain the JAMB Direct Entry Forms. Candidates, who did not choose Samuel Adegboyega University initially in their 2017 UTME but are interested, are also eligible to apply for admission and participate in the admission screening exercise of the University.
  • Umaru Musa Yar'adua University Katsina Umaru Musa Yar'adua University Katsina, Katsina  
    Admission requirements:
    Five credit passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English Language, Mathematics, French, and any other two Arts or Social Science subjects in not more than two sittings.

    Direct entry :

    Two ‘A’ level credit passes in French plus three ‘O’ level credits in three subjects in not more than two sittings.

    Or Three ‘A’ level credit passes plus two ‘O’ level credits in two subjects in not more than two sittings.

    Two Merit passes at NCE in French and Education. One Merit or lower credit plus at least four relevant subjects in SSCE/GCE.
  • University of Ibadan University of Ibadan, Ibadan  
    Course entry requirements:
    (a) University Matriculation Examination
    -5 credits at GCE ‘O’ level including English
    -6 credits at two sittings including English
    -3 subjects in Arts (including Literature in English) and the Social Sciences in U.M.E (at
    least 1 in Arts)

    (b) Direct Entry (B.A. French)
    -G.C.E. Advanced Level passes in French and any other subject in Arts or Social Sciences
    or its equivalent.
    -N.C.E. with credit passes in French and any other Arts or Social Science subject
    -Baccalaureat (for French Studies)
  • University of Lagos University of Lagos, Lagos  
    Admission requirements:
    Direct Entry:
    i. Very good passes in JUPEB/A’ Level subjects:
    French and any two of Igbo/Yoruba, CRS/IRS,
    History, Government, Literature-in-English,

    ii. NCE in French/NFLV, Diploma/Diplôme
    Supérieur (MODULE III), DALF (France),
    CEGEP (Canada), Baccalaureate, CAP and BTS.

    Five O/Level credit passes in
    English Language, Mathematics
    and any three Arts or Social Sciences. Civic Education and
    Computer Studies are also
  • Nigerian Defence Academy Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Prospective candidates who should not be above 21 years of age are expected to have a minimum of 5 credits which must include English, Mathematics, Literature and any other Social science subjects in WAEC, NECO, GCE O Level or Grade II Teacher’s Certificate Examinations at not more than two sittings.

    Course duration: 4 years
  • Obafemi Awolowo University Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife  
    Duration :4 years

    Admission requirements:
    'O' Level Requirements: 'O' Level or TC credit/merit passes in five subjects including English Language and French.
    Direct Entry: 'A' Level passes must include French and one other Arts subject. Candidate with NCE French (Double Major) plus THREE other credit passes at 'O' Level or TC II may be considered.
  • Osun State University Osun State University, Osogbo  
  • Federal College of Education,Pankshin Federal College of Education,Pankshin, Pankshin  
  • Kwara State College of education, Ilorin Kwara State College of education, Ilorin, Ilorin  
  • Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, Lagos  
  • University of Ilorin University of Ilorin, Ilorin  
  • Ekiti State University Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti  
  • Tai Solarin University of Education Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu Ode  
  • Redeemer's University Redeemer's University, Ede  
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka  
  • Nasarawa State University Nasarawa State University, Keffi  
  • Michael Okpara Federal University of Agriculture Michael Okpara Federal University of Agriculture, Umudike  
  • Kaduna State University Kaduna State University, Kaduna  
  • Imo State University Imo State University, Owerri  
  • Taraba State University Taraba State University, Jalingo  
  • Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike  Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike , Abakaliki  
  • National Open University of Nigeria National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos  
  • Benue State University Benue State University, Makurdi  
  • Bayero University Bayero University, Kano  
  • Ahmadu Bello University Ahmadu Bello University, Kaduma  

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