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The Languages and Literary Studies department’s philosophy is premised on our firm resolve to produce well-rounded graduates in language and literature with a strong desire to make a significant mark in the larger society through their knowledge, consciousness of God and service to humanity.


Four-Year Programme: Candidates must have obtained five credit passes at one sitting and six credits passes at two sittings at the ‘O’ Level/Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE, NECO, etc.). Such credits must include: English Language, Literature in English and any Nigerian language.

Three-Year Programme: In addition to the above stated ‘O’ level subjects, ONLY candidates who possess a Nigerian Certificate in Education or National Diploma in related disciplines are considered for admission. Such Certificate/Diploma MUST be with a minimum of a Merit/Lower Credit.

UTME Requirements

Candidates applying to the Chrisland University are expected to sit for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and attain the National Aggregate Score. This is a statutory requirement for entry into Nigerian universities. Candidates are required to apply for programmes of their choice by completing the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Registration Forms. They are to ensure that their UTME subject combination qualifies them for their chosen programmes.

Candidates must take at the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations [UTME], English Language, Literature in English, a Nigerian language and any other two subjects from the Social Sciences, Sciences and the Arts.

For Direct Entry

Candidates must have obtained five credit passes at one sitting or six credit passes at two sittings at the ‘O’ Level/Senior Secondary Certificate (WAEC, NECO, etc). Such credits must include English Language, Literature in English, any Nigerian language and any other related subjects from Arts and Social Sciences. In addition, candidates must possess:

Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) from any recognized institution in English and any related combination with a final grade not lower than Merit


National Diploma (ND) in English from any recognized institution of higher learning with a minimum of Lower Credit


Two “A” level passes in relevant subjects including English Literature.

Special Waivers

Not applicable.


The normal period for an honors degree shall be eight (8) semesters.  It has duration of four years for students admitted with the Ordinary Level Certificate, and three years for those with Advance Level Certificates.

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Dr. Fredrick John
Dr. John Fredrick
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