We are delighted to present another interesting topic once again. This time around we are going to be revealing the various admission requirements for Chinese Studies.

In this article, you will find the WAEC and JAMB subject combination to study Chinese Studies, the UTME and Direct Entry (DE) admission requirements for Chinese Studies, special consideration (Waiver) for this course, as well as the list of all the Universities in Nigeria where you can study Chinese Studies.

In addition to the already listed, you will see the types of jobs and careers for those with a degree in Chinese Studies.  It is therefore important that you pay adequate attention to this page to get the required knowledge that will allow you to apply for admission to study Chinese Studies seamlessly.

O’Level Subjects & Admission Requirements

One of the admission requirements to study Chinese Studies is an SSCE result which must contain at least five (5) credit passes in the required O’level subjects which will be listed below. Please note that the O’Level subjects required to study this course apply to NECO, GCE, WAEC, and their equivalent.


NECO, GCE, WAEC Subjects required to Study Chinese Studies:

1). French.

2). English Language.

3). Mathematics (At least a pass).


4). And any other two (2) O’Level subjects.


  • UNILAG requires 5 ‘O’ level credit passes in Mathematics, English Language, and any 3 Sciences, Arts, or Social Sciences. Civics Education and Social Studies are also accepted.

JAMB Subject Combination for Chinese Studies

Another admission requirement for UTME candidates is their JAMB score. As a UTME candidate, you are required to score at least 180 (180 is JAMB’s cut-off mark for Universities for this course) in your UTME examination which comprises three (3) compulsory subjects listed below.

JAMB UTME Subjects for Chinese Studies:

1). French.

2). And any two (2) subjects.


  • UNILAG requires any three (3) subjects from Arts, Social Sciences, or Sciences.

Direct Entry Admission Requirements for Chinese Studies

Direct Entry (DE) candidates are required to possess the Direct Entry Admission Requirements for Chinese Studies listed below if they don’t intend to apply through UTME.

A). Two (2) ‘A’ level passes or NCE French if you want to study a French program.

B). Two (2) ‘A’ level passes or NCE in any subjects


  • UNILAG – They don’t offer Direct Entry.

Universities Where you can Study Chinese Studies in Nigeria

  • KASU (Kaduna State University)
  • UNILAG (University of Lagos)
  • UNIZIK (Nnamdi Azikiwe University)

Job Prospects and Career Opportunities in Chinese Studies

Have you been looking for things you can become or places, careers/jobs that you can engage in if you have a Bachelor’s Degree in Chinese Studies? Below are a few of them we have listed.

  • Translator/Interpreter
  • Foreign Correspondent
  • Foreign consultant/analyst
  • International marketing specialist
  • Financial advisor for Asian markets

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