Admission Requirements

(a) UTME Entry Requirements

(i) Five (5) ‘O’ Level Credit passes in SSCE (WAEC or NECO) in not more than two sittings. Credit passes to include English Language and French, and at least a pass in Mathematics.

(ii) Applicants who have passed the Redeemer’s University French Pre-Degree programme or studied in a French-speaking country would be considered for admission into B.A. French degree programme.

(iii) Minimum UTME requirements as set by JAMB in relevant subjects.

(b) Direct Entry Requirements

(i) Two (2) ‘A’ level passes including French with Five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes, or the Baccalaureate for a candidate coming from a French-speaking country provided he/she satisfies the general requirements for admission to Redeemer’s University.

(ii) NCE holders with the requisite pass in French will be considered for Direct Entry admission into B.A. French degree programme.  They must have obtained at least Merit in French as their teaching subject in NCE and must have fulfilled the necessary ‘O’ Level requirements.  However, a credit in French at the ‘O’ Level may be waived if the applicant went through the Pre-NCE French course.

Career Prospects

In today’s increasingly interconnected world, the acquisition of a foreign language is a veritable tool which exposes an individual to linguistic and cultural differences; and to lucrative multilingual career opportunities in all sectors and across borders. 

At Redeemer’s University, our French programme reflects an intellectual diversity and draws its range not only from language and literature, but from English and Professional Communication, History and International Studies as well as Performing Arts.

Our curriculum emphasizes the acquisition of the French language through oral and aural comprehension exercises and intensive drills in the language including reading, discussion and composition exercises. The programme is designed to open candidates to the benefits and values of multilingualism in the world.                                   

Our highly trained faculty members are friendly and approachable specialists across many subject areas. They offer candidates a full range of rigorous and innovative classes. If you choose to study with us, you will get the exciting chance to travel to a French speaking country for a year where you will be exposed to French and Francophone literature and culture.

Getting a degree in French Studies is a great career move. If you are willing to keep your mind open and your body ready to travel, the opportunities are boundless because language skills are in high demand and can be used in almost any career. Career roles that await graduates of this programme include

Graduates also develop communication and analytical skills which are highly attractive to employers in all sectors.

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