This part of the JAMB brochure shows you the requirements to apply for German under the Faculty of Arts and Humanities in Nigeria. You will see the UTME subject combination needed to apply for the course, O’level requirements for UTME candidates, requirements such A’level, ND, HND, NCE, etc for Direct Entry candidates, as well as other information you require to successfully apply for the course.

List of Degree Awarding Institutions that Offer German

  • Obafemi Awolowo University
  • University of Ibadan
  • University of Nigeria

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

In UTME, note that English Language is mandatory for all courses. The other three subjects required to study German under the Faculty of Arts and Humanities in the institutions listed above are:

French and any two other Arts/Social subjects.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UI requires Literature in English plus one Arts subjects and any other Arts or Social Science subject.

O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates

To apply for German as a UTME candidate, you require: Five SSCE credit passes to include French, English Language and any three other subjects.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) OAU – credit pass in German is not compulsory

(ii) UNN requires ‘O’ level credit pass in English Language and four other subjects. History or Literature will be an advantage.

(iii) UI accepts O’ level in Literature in English and other Arts and Social Science subjects.

Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

To apply for German as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: Two ‘A’ level passes including the Foreign Language(s) where applicable.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) OAU – the programme includes one year at the French Village, Badagry (for French candidates), Germany (for German candidates) and Brazil (for Portuguese candidates).

(ii) 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/Level] or its equivalent in at least three other subjects at credit level pass at Ordinary level.