Course Description

ARABIC/ENGLISH is an Islamic course offered at the college level of education in Nigeria. The primary goal of this course is the trained professional who can interpret Arabic in the written and spoken form of the English Language and also vice versa.

With a Bachelor's in this course, you possess the skills to investigate the sounds, words, and grammar of the English language and tell how it relates to Arabic and how it is used in different situations.

Whether you can speak Arabic or not, If you have an interest in this course, then you're set to learn Arabic, upon completion of your training, you will acquire the skills for analytical language study and how to apply these skills to the study of historical and present-day English.

Career Opportunities

As a graduate in this course, you can

  1. Work as a professional teacher in high schools
  2. Employ to translate in several gatherings including churches, big conference events.
  3. Work for a professional body that offers services across the globe.

Subject Combination for JAMB

Here are the courses to combine when filling this course for JAMB UTME

Arabic and two (2) subjects from Arts/Social Science

Course Cut of Point

140 is the minimum cut off point for ARABIC/ENGLISH as specified by JAMB.

Also, the required cut-of-points for this course (ARABIC/ENGLISH) depends on the school you are applying for, basically many schools have a different minimum cut of marks for accepting students in this area, which may be higher or even lower than JAMB recommend. Also, it is important to note that your O'level result (WAEC, NECO, GCE etc) is a primary criteria for screening, continue reading to know the required subjects you must have on your O'Level result


Five (5) SSC credit passes including Arabic and English Language, Mathematics, Literature in English, any other subject.

ARABIC/ENGLISH Requirements Direct Entry


Schools offering ARABIC/ENGLISH

School Cut-of-points
Federal College of Education, Kano
College of Education, Azare
Federal College of Education, Kontagora
Federal College of Education, Okene,
Federal College of Education, Pankshin
Fed. College of Educ. Yola
Fed. College of Educ. Zaria
Federal College of Education (Technical), Gusau (Female Only)
College of Education, Hong,
College of Education, Gidan-Waya,
College of Education, Waka-Biu
A.D. Rufa’I College for Legal and Islamic Studies,

Arab Eng. Special Consideration



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