ENGLISH AND LITERARY STUDIES DEPARTMENT

DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH AND LITERARY STUDIES

 

  1. General Admission Requirements
  2. A senior secondary school certificate (SSCE), (WAEC or NECO) or GCE O’ level with passes in five subjects including English language, three of which must be at credit level at one sitting or five credits at two sittings. Two of the credits must be relevant to the course the candidate wishes to offer credit/merits in English language and/or mathematics may be required in some courses.
  3. A Grade II Teacher Certificate (TC II) with credits or merit in three subjects, two of which must be relevant to the course the candidate wishes to offer. Credit/merit in English language and/or Mathematics may be required in some courses.
  4. For candidates wishing to offer courses in vocational and technical education, RSA or city and guilds intermediate certificate with the Federal Craft Training with credit/merit in at least four subjects are acceptable qualification.
  5. Successful candidates in the PRE-NCE final examinations or Interim Joint Matriculation Board (IJMB) who also took and passed in selection examinations by an accredited body are qualified for admission.
  6. All candidates wishing to be considered for admission must enroll for and write the selection examination organized by an accredited body such as JAMB
  7. It should be noted that some colleges may in addition to all above, administer their own elimination tests and/or interviews for some courses. This is legitimate.
  8. Additional Admission Requirements

    In addition to the general admission requirements candidates wishing to read English as a single major must have the following:

  1. A credit in both English and Literature in English at the WAEC/SSCE , GCE ‘O’Level or NECO
  2. A CGPA of not less than 1.00 credit in Pre-NCE externally moderated English language paper and Literature in English:
  3. Any other qualification that may be added by the relevant institutions or an accredited authority from time to time.
  4. Subject Combination

English Language now enjoys the major status, but it may still be combined with other subjects as a single major.

  1. PROJECT

Every student is required to write and submit a project in either English language/Literature or the credit so earned is recorded under EDU 323.

  1. Teaching Practice

Every student is required to do teaching practice and the credit earned is recorded under EDU 324

  1. Graduation Requirments
  2. A minimum of seventy- two credits in both languages and Literature;
  3. Thirty six (36)credits from general Education
  4. Fourteen (14) credits from general studies

A total of hundred and twenty eight credits (128) (including six credits from teaching practice)

Education                   -36 credits

General studies          -18 credits

Teaching Practice       – 06 credits

English and Literary studies  -76 credits

  1. NCE I FIRST SEMESTER
Course code Course Title Contact hours LTP Credits/Status
ENG 111 Practical listening skills 2 E
ENG 112 Introduction to phonetics and phonology 2 C
ENG 113 Basic Reading Skills 2 C
ENG 114 Basic Grammar 9 C

NCE I SECOND SEMESTER

Course code Course Title Contact hours LTP Credits/Status
ENG 121 Speech Work I 2 C
ENG 122 Reading Comprehension 2 C
ENG 123 English Language Methods I 2 C
ENG 124 Phonetics and Phonology 2 E

NCE II FIRST SEMESTER

ENG 211 The structure of English 9 C
ENG 212 Applied Eng. Linguistics 1 2 C
ENG 213  phonetics and phonology 2 C
ENG 218 Selected European Authors 2 C
ENG 219(318) Female Writers in Africa 2 C

 

NCE II SECOND SEMESTER

ENG 222 composition 2 C
ENG 223 Varieties of English 2 E
ENG 224  Theatre and Drama in Education 2 C
ENG 225 Literature Methods 2 V
ENG 226 Research Methods 2 C
ENG 227 (313) Applied Eng. Linguistics II 2 C

NCE III FIRST SEMESTER

  Teaching Practice 66 C

NCE III SECOND SEMESTER

ENG 314 Critical Theory/Practical Criticism 2 C
ENG 315 Composition I 2 C
ENG 324  Summary Writing skills 2 C
ENG 326 Child Literature  2 C
ENG 329 Project 2 C

PRE-NCE FIRST SEMESTER

Course code Course Title Contact hours LTP Credits/Status
ENG 011 Listening Comprehension 2 C
ENG 012 Reading Comprehension and summary writing 2 C
ENG 013 Basic Grammar 2 C
LIT 011 Introduction to literature 2 C
LIT 012 Poetry 2 C

PRE-NCE SECOND SEMSTER

Course code Course Title Contact hours LTP Credits/Status
ENG 021 Speech Work 2 C
ENG 022 Essay Writing 2 C
ENG 023 Vocabulary Development 2 C
ENG 024 Poetry 2 C
ENG 025 Drama 2 C