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This page contains official 2022 WAEC and JAMB subject combination (admission requirements) for Creative and Visual Arts, including the List of Nigeria Universities Offering this Course, A level requirements and much more.

 

CourseCreative and Visual Arts
QualificationB.A. B.Sc. (Hons.)
How many years3 – 4 Years
Who can study this courseArt and commercial student
Cut off mark180
EntranceNon Competitive
Related coursesCreative and Visual Arts related courses
Job AvailabilityLow and Competitive
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On this page, I will guide you on the required O level subject combination to study Creative and Visual Arts. if you are a returning visitor, you can skip reading repetitive paragraphs.

You must be an Art student with a good background in Art subjects for you to study Creative and Visual Arts in Nigeria Universities, and that’s can only be possible if you meet admission requirements. This page literally covers answers to questions related to O level and A-level admission requirement.

In other words, the WAEC subject combination (requirements), JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements), Direct Entry requirements, Special consideration (waivers) and the required screening documents for admission into Nigeria universities. In other to help you avoid having difficulties with getting admission in Nigeria Universities, we have some student guide articles that will be of benefit to you. You can ignore.

 

WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Creative and Visual Arts

You’re expected to have at least 5 credits on the required WAEC subject combination needed to study Creative and Visual Arts in Nigeria universities. These subjects combination are also applicable to other O’level exams such as NECO AND GCE. The required WAEC subject combination (O level requirement) for Creative and Visual Arts must include:

  1. English Language
  2. Fine Art.
  3. A trade subject

For holders of NTC, the relevant subjects could be General Woodwork, Building/Engineering Drawing, Introduction to Building Construction; Decorative Painting; Spray Painting, Linig, Sign and Design; Wall hanging, Colour Mixing/Matching and Glazing; Printing Origination; Machine Printing and Finishing; General Metal Work, Basic Electricity, Spinning, Weaving, Surface Design and Printing; Bleaching, Dyeing and Finishing; Graphic Design; Graphic

For holders of NTC, the relevant subjects could be General Woodwork, Building/Engineering Drawing, Introduction to Building Construction; Decorative Painting; Spray Painting, Linig, Sign and Design; Wall hanging, Colour Mixing/Matching and Glazing; Printing.


These listed subjects are compulsory for anyone writing WAEC and other O level examinations. I will advise you to include a Language in your O level subjects. For the record, if you are one of those students seeking admission into any universities, college or polytechnics in Lagos State, Yoruba Language is compulsory for Creative and Visual Arts. So now that you know the compulsory O level subject requirement to study Creative and Visual Arts, let also look at JAMB UTME and Direct requirements.

 

JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Creative and Visual Arts

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is a body responsible for your admission into the University or other institutions. Now I’m going to show you the compulsory JAMB subjects for Creative and Visual Arts that you must register and I will honestly advise you to aim for a score of 200 and above in JAMB UTME instead of 180 to be on a safe side because anything short of that may deny you of Admission/Post UTME.

Of course, if you have a score below 180, you can consider the College of Education or Polytechnic… Read how to answer and pass JAMB once. Please note– If Mathematics is not listed among the Jamb subject on this post, then Mathematics is not compulsory for this course. JAMB is not the only option to gain admission into Nigerian Universities to study Creative and Visual Arts. If you’re having troubles with JAMB UTME, maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB, ND, HND or Predegree!..

 JAMB UTME subject combination to study Creative and Visual Arts must include:

  1. Fine Art
  2. Two other Arts subjects or Social Science subject.

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Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Creative and Visual Arts

If you’re one of those seeking admission into the University to further your studies, in addition to the required WAEC subjects combination for Creative and Visual Arts, you are expected to have;
(i) Two ‘A’ level passes in Art or Fine Art and any other subject.
(ii) OND (Upper Credit) HND (Lower credit) from recognised institutions

If you have your O level result already and the subjects you have is not the same with the admission requirement that is the required O level subject combinations to study Creative and Visual Arts, don’t give up. You should consider other Creative and Visual Arts similar courses or take a look at Polytechnic or College of Education related courses.

You can also study online with a foreign university right from your bedroom or apply for a scholarship to study abroad. Education is now a choice. And please before you make a decision on which University to choose, please read useful guides on how to choose a course and university

This are the list of Universities offering Creative and Visual Arts in Nigeria

  • Federal University Lafia, Nasarawa State (FULAFIA)

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Cut-off Mark for Creative and Visual Arts course

The cut-off mark for Creative and Visual Arts is 180. You can check these universities JAMB UTME cut off marks here. Creative and Visual Arts is a good course and you can also check the top best Art courses. This should not influence you. Follow your heart or seek my counsel.

Creative and Visual Arts is how many years course?

In Nigeria, if you gain admission to study Creative and Visual Arts degree course at the university through JAMB UTME, you will study Creative and Visual Arts for four years. If you gain admission through direct entry, you will study this course for three years. And of course there is room for more years if you have an extension; the aftermath of carryover courses.

Creative and Visual Arts is under which faculty in Nigeria?

According to JAMB, a body responsible for your admission into the University or other institutions, Creative and Visual Arts is under the Faculty/School/College of Art but may be under a different faculty in some universities in Nigeria.

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Can a science or commercial student study Creative and Visual Arts?

Yes! If you are a science or a commercial student, you can study Creative and Visual Arts at the university provided you have the required subjects combination in your O level result. If you’re still in secondary school, you may find it difficult to change subjects to fit your desired course during WAEC registration because some schools may go against it.

Also, during WAEC or NECO registration make sure you know which subjects are been registered for you because some secondary schools are ignorant about the importance of O level requirements for university courses. Another alternative way to register the required subject combinations for Creative and Visual Arts is through GCE.

Special Consideration

Now I am confident that you know the compulsory subjects needed to study Creative and Visual Arts in WAEC. But note this — Some Universities may accept D7 or E8 in some a compulsory subject instead of Credit. And some may accept or reject two sittings. That is combinations of WAEC, NECO, or GCE results.

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