Do you wish to know the polytechnics that offer linguistics in Nigeria and their admission requirements, and their cut-off mark for ND programs?
If yes, then this is a list of all the federal, state, and private polytechnics that offer linguistics in Nigeria for the 2022/2023 academic session.
Note: Art courses like linguistics are rarely offered in Nigerian Polytechnics because the Nigerian polytechnic system was originally founded for technology courses.
But we have good news for you if you wish to study linguistics in a polytechnic. Check below to see more details about the polytechnics in Nigeria that offer linguistics.
Can I Study Linguistics in Polytechnic?
Yes, candidates can apply and study linguistics-related courses in a polytechnic Nigeria!!
Some polytechnics in Nigeria offer linguistics-related courses but not linguistic as a single course. Some of these polytechnics offer it as a related course that you can use to apply for direct entry admission.
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If you complete your ND program in this course, then you can use it to apply for direct entry admission into any university of your choice to study linguistics.
The good news is that some federal, state and private polytechnics in Nigeria offer this course and we have listed their names and requirements below.
How many years Course is Linguistics in Nigeria?
It will take a total of 4 years to study linguistics in a Nigerian polytechnic. These four years of study will be spent follows:
- Two years Nationa Diploma (ND) program with 6 months of industrial training
- Another two years to earn a Higher Nationa Diploma (HND) with 6 months of industrial training
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Below are two well-known linguistics-related courses that are offered in Nigerian polytechnics which you can use to apply for direct entry admission into any university of your choice to study linguistics.
Note: with an ND in these two courses, you can apply for direct entry admission into any university to study linguistics starting from year 2 (level 200).
- Library and Information Science
- Mass Communication
Those are the two well-known linguistics-related courses that are offered in Nigerian polytechnics which you can use to apply for direct entry admission into any university to study linguistics.
The following are the known Nigerian polytechnics that offer linguistics-related courses like library and information science, and mass communication:
- Abia State Polytechnic
- Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic
- Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi, Edo State
- Nacabs Poly, Akwanga
- Crown Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti
- Dorben Polytechnic Garam, Niger State
- Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Unwana
- Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi
- Federal Polytechnic, Bida
- Federal Polytechnic, Idah
- Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro
- See the complete list here
At this point, we believe you have known about the polytechnics that offer linguistics in Nigeria, their admission requirements, and how to go about their programs.
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