College Of Leadership And Development Studies (CLDS)

College Of Leadership And Development Studies

Application Requirements

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into degree programmes on a full-time basis in the following programmes of the University:

General Requirements

The minimum entry requirements for admission into Covenant University are credit level passes in five (5) subjects at the SSCE/GCE O’Level/NECO or its equivalent, obtained at not more than two (2) sittings. The subjects passed must include English Language and Mathematics. Candidates are also to note that there are other requirements that may be specific to a College and/or a Department.

Jamb Pre-Requisite

Candidates (National) applying to Covenant University are required to have taken  the 2022/2023 UTME examination of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and attain the prescribed cut-off mark. This is a statutory requirement for entry into Nigerian Universities. Candidates are required to apply for programmes of their choice by filling the 2022/2023 JAMB registration forms. Applicants are strongly advised to ensure that their UTME subject combination qualifies them for their chosen programme. Candidates desiring to apply for a change of course after filling the forms must make their application to JAMB.

In addition to the above, Covenant University conducts screening exercise for all candidates seeking admission to the University and applicants may not be admitted without fulfilling the demands of the screening exercise.

Degree Programmes

All courses in Covenant University are fully accredited by the National Universities Commission(NUC)



This four year degree programme aims to provide for the candidate the best of liberal education in the humanities. A graduate of English is highly mobile and has plethora of opportunities to pursue career in any of;  Journalism/mass media, Public Relations, Marketing, Advertising, Public Speaking, Creative Writing, Front Desk Management and Protocol Services, Diplomatic Relations and International Affairs, Publishing, Editing, Script Writing, Academics etc.

Duration: 4 years,  Degree: BA. Requirements: Candidates must possess credit pass in five (5)  subjects including Mathematics, English Language, Literature-in-English and any other two (2) Subjects.  

JAMB Subject Combination: English Language, Literature-in-English, and any other two (2) subjects.  

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