WAEC, JAMB Subject Combinations for Creative Arts

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WAEC, JAMB Subject Combinations for Creative Arts
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This page contains official WAEC and JAMB subject combination for Creative Arts, including the List of Nigeria Universities Offering this Course, A level requirements and much more…



  • JAMB officially classified this course under Faculty/School/College of Arts.
  • Probable Degree type–B.A. B.Sc. (Hons.)

In other to help you avoid having difficulties with getting admission in Nigeria Universities, we have some post that will be of benefit to you. You can always ignore!



WAEC subject combination (requirement) for Creative Arts
You’re expected to have at least 5 credits on the required WAEC subject combination needed to study Creative Arts in Nigeria universities.

This combination of subjects (o level requirement for Creative Arts) must include:

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

For holders of NTC, the relevant subjects could be General Wood work, 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

The above subject combinations are also applicable to other O’level examinations such as NECO and GCE. So now that you know the compulsory O level requirement to study Creative Arts, let also look at UTME and Direct requirements and course descriptions.


JAMB UTME subject combination (subjects needed) for Creative Arts
Prepare yourself well so you can score above 200 in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side (Just an advice) because anything short of this score may deny you Admission/Post UTME. Of course, if you have a score below 180, you can consider College of Education or Polytechnic

Please note – JAMB is not the only option for admission. If you’re having troubles JAMB UTME maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB, ND or Predegree.

JAMB UTME subject combination (subject to register in jamb) to study Creative Arts are

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


Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Creative Arts
(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 for some reasons you are not satisfied or cannot meet up with this admission requirement that is the subject combination above, perhaps you should consider taking a look at Polytechnic or College of Education related course subject requirements. 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 consider

  • The Fees
  • The Distance
  • The Environment
  • The Degree Certificate
  • Vulnerability to Strike
  • Acceptable O Level and A-level Result
  • Academic Calendar

See useful guides on how to choose a course and university

List of Nigeria Universities offering Creative Arts include:

  1. University of Lagos (UNILAG)
  2. University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)
  3. University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT)
  4. University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)


Special Consideration
Please take note that when you see Check, it simply means the special consideration for this course had been merge with a related course to save space. So it is advisable to click the link or search with the search bar…


Special Consideration

Check Fine Art / Fine and Applied Art

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