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Linguistics, African and Asian Studies​

Faculty of Arts, UNILAG

Prof. Oladiipo Ajiboye

                 Head of Department

Department of Linguistics, African and Asian Studies

The Department started in 1965 with initial programmes for the teaching of major Nigerian languages to non-native speakers under the proposed Division of African Languages. The motivation was provided by a lecturer in Yorùbá, Dr. Adeboye Babalola (The Late Emeritus Professor of African Languages and Literatures).

Units

Chinese

Yorùbá 

Igbo

ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES: The Programme offered is :

  • B.A. Chinese Studies  
 

ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES: The Programmes offered by the Department are :

  • Linguistics/Yorùbá 
  • M.A. Yorùbá  (Language option)
  • M.A. Yorùbá  (Literature option)
  • Ph.D. Yorùbá  (Language option)
  • Ph.D. Yorùbá (Literature option)            

ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES: The Programmes offered by the Department are :

  • B.A. Linguistics/Igbo 
  • M.A. Igbo (Language option)
  • M.A. Igbo (Literature option)
  • Ph.D. Igbo (Language option)
  • Ph.D. Igbo (Literature option)