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Faculty of Education

B.A (Ed) English

B.A (Ed) English

B.A (Ed) in English is aimed at producing professional English teachers through open distance learning mode, who would be competent to teach both oral and written English tailored to enhance development of individuals into a sound and effective citizen and for promotion of integrated national development. It also aims to enhance access for all who seek knowledge and continuous educational development irrespective of location, number, status, gender, age and time through the open distance learning mode. To enable students, attain proficiency in the use of English language for communicative competence and think critically and creatively. To prepare teachers for the teaching of English language, and literature in Nigerian schools.  The programme aimed to give access to teachers on continuous learning and the use of flexible learning with provision of continuing professional development programme in the teaching of English language.

Admission Requirements

  • UME candidates entering at 100 level must have five (5) credits/merits in SSC/NTC/NBC/TC II/GCE O’ level at not more than two (2) sittings in English Language, Literature in English and other relevant subjects. A credit pass in Mathematics is required.
  • Direct Entry candidates entering at 200 level must have a minimum of merit in English Language and passes in two (2) other subjects as well as credits in two (2) relevant O’ level subjects inclusive of Literature in English. ND holders may be considered for admission at 200 level in special areas with a provision that they will take some 100 level education courses.

Graduation Requirements

The B A. Ed. English Education is structured to run for a minimum of four years and maximum of eight years for students starting at 100 level or minimum of three year and maximum of six years for students at 200 level.

  • For a four-year education degree course, a minimum of 120 units should be required for graduation.
  • For a direct three-year course, a minimum of 90 units should be required for graduation.
  • At the commencement of the programme, each student should be furnished with the information specifying the requirements for the award of the degree; and
  • The student must pass all core and GST courses offered during the duration of study.

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