Colleges and Universities Offering PhD in English in Nigeria

  • Course Name: PhD in English(English)
  • Major Subject: English
  • Course Category: Doctorate Courses

Institutions Offering PhD in English

  • Covenant University Covenant University, Ota  
    Areas of Specialization
    1. Language
    2. Literature

    Course entry requirements:
    -Applicants shall possess the Bachelor and Master’s Degrees of Covenant University or any other University recognized by the Senate of Covenant University in the relevant disciplines. To qualify for direct entry into the Ph.D degree programme, a candidate shall have a minimum CGPA of 4.00 on a 5.00 scale or equivalent (60%) in the Master’s (M.A/M.Sc/M.Eng/M.Tech) degree result

    Course duration: 3 years

    Mode of study: Full time
  • Tai Solarin University of Education Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu Ode  
    Course entry requirements:
    a) Every candidate must have a Master’s degree in his/her area of specialization with a minimum CGPA of 4.0 or 60%.

    b) Holders of M.Phil. Degree in his/her area of specialization.

    c) Those who have CGPA of 3.50 – 3.99 or 55% and above in Master’s degree programme can apply.

    d) Candidates in (c) above will have to go through a conversion process into Ph.D. programme.
  • University of Agriculture, Makurdi University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Makurdi  
    Minimum entry requirement:
    -An M.ED in English with a minimum CGPA of 3.5 or equivalent 60%
    -Candidates holding a Master of Arts English must possess a PGDE
    -A written essay of not more than ONE page on what they intend to write on in their dissertation.

    Duration:
    -Minimum of 3 academic sessions
    -Maximum of 4 academic sessions
  • Lagos State University Lagos State University, Lagos  
    Course entry requirements:
    i. Candidates must possess Master’s Degree in English Language or Literature in English from a recognized University, with cumulative Grade point Average (CGPA) of 4.0.
    ii. All candidates shall be subjected to a selected process.

    Course duration: Minimum of six (6) semesters and maximum of ten (10) semesters.

  • Osun State University Osun State University, Osogbo  
  • University of Calabar University of Calabar, Calabar  
  • National Open University of Nigeria National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos  
  • Al-Hikmah University Al-Hikmah University, Adewole  
  • Yusuf Maitama Sule University Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano  
  • Mountain Top University Mountain Top University, Makogi Oba  
  • Adeleke University Adeleke University, Ede  
  • Usmanu Danfodiyo University Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto  
  • Bayero University Bayero University, Kano  




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