Course Description

ENGLISH/HAUSA is a course you can study at the college level of education, among other Islamic-related courses, English/Hausa is mostly patronized. There is this false belief that only the Hausa are allowed to enrol for this course in Nigeria, this is not true. Anyone can enrol and study this course in any college that offers the course.

The sole aim of this course is to train professionals who can speak both the Hausa language and English language fluently. Upon completing this course, you should be able to translate Hausa to English and vice versa both in spoken and written form.

During your training, you will dig deep into the historical aspect of the Hausa and how its languages came to be, likewise, you will also study the origin of the English language.

Career Opportunities

As a trained English/Hausa personnel with a college certificate, you can work as

  1. A teacher at the secondary school level that teaches Hausa
  2. Also, a teacher that teaches English Langauge at the Secondary School, Level
  3. Work for an organization as a middle man that deals with customers who don't fully understand the English Language.
  4. For a professional body
  5. Startup your own company to teach English or the Hausa Langauge

Subject Combination for JAMB

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

Literature in English and any other Arts subject

Course Cut of Point

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

Also, the required cut-of-points for this course (ENGLISH/HAUSA) 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 in English Language, Mathematics, Hausa, Literature in English and any other Arts subject.

ENGLISH/HAUSA Requirements Direct Entry


Schools offering ENGLISH/HAUSA

School Cut-of-points
Adeyemi College of Education, P.M.B. 520 Ondo, Ondo State.
Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education
Federal College of Education, Osiele, Abeokuta, Ogun State.
College of Education, Akwanga
Federal College of Education, Kano
College of Education, Azare
Federal College of Education, Katsina,
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, Ikere
College of Education, Gidan-Waya,
College of Education, Katsina-Ala
College of Education, Waka-Biu
A.D. Rufa’I College for Legal and Islamic Studies,
Federal College of Education, Eha-Amufu

Eng. Hausa Special Consideration



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