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This page contains 2022 WAEC and JAMB subject combination for Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts, including the List of Nigeria universities offering this course, A level requirements and much more

 

CourseFine Art / Fine and Applied Arts
QualificationB. Eng., B.Sc., B. Tech.
Duration3 – 4 Years
SuitabilityAll students

Is Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts a good course in Nigeria and what is the salary?

Yes, Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts is a good course in Nigeria though with limited job roles to explore. There is no standard salary for any job in Nigeria. It depends on where you get the job. Fine Artist / Fine Art Teacher salaries in Nigeria range from 75,000 NGN to 150,000 NGN per month

Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts degree is not competitive and quite popular amongst art students in secondary school. From our records, 13 Nigerian universities offer this degree course.

So while you are here to get information on the O level subject combination for Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts, we also expect you consider the total number of students currently studying Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts and the employment rate we will show you below so that you will know what you are up against when you choose to study this course.

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WAEC Subject Combination For Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts

In WAEC, NECO or GCE, you are expected to register a maximum of 9 subjects for a Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts degree. You can register for less than 9 subjects if you are resitting.

However, you must have at least 5 credit passes amongst the 9 subjects listed below before you can gain admission into any Nigerian university to study for a Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts degree.

Remember, the requirement you’re about to read is also applicable to all o level examinations. (WAEC, NECO and GCE). We have painstakingly highlighted (in red) the core subjects on which you must obtain credit before gaining admission. Any subject with blue colour means, a pass is allowed.

If you fail one of the core subjects, you should read through each university’s special requirements for this course below to see if there is a university that may accept another subject in lieu of the one you failed. The 9 WAEC/NECO/GCE subject combinations for Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts are:

  1. English Language
  2. Civic Education
  3. Fine Art.
  4. IRS/CRS
  5. Government
  6. Literature in English
  7. Nigerian Language
  8. Geography/Economics
  9. A trade subject

If you have your O level result already and the subjects you have is not the same as the admission requirement that is the required O level subject combinations to study Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts, don’t give up. You should consider other Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts similar courses or 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 read valuable guides on how to choose a course and university

 

JAMB subject combination for Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts

For this degree, you are also required to register for 4 subjects and English is compulsory. More so, your JAMB score in addition to your POST UTME score will determine the cumulative score that the university will use to decide your candidacy for admission.

You should score 180 or above in JAMB to stand a better chance of gaining admission to study Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts. You can still gain admission if you score between 160-170 upward but you do not stand a chance with those who had scored higher. Try out JAMB Admission Simulator.

The 4 JAMB subject combination for Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts is:

  1. Fine Art
  2. English Language
  3. Literature in English
  4. Any other subject

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Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Fine Art / Fine and Applied 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 Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts, you are expected to have;

  • Two ‘A’ level passes in Art or Fine Art and any other subject.
  • OND (Upper Credit) and HND (Lower Credit) from recognised institutions

These are the list of Universities offering Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts in Nigeria

  1. Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU)
  2. University of Benin (UNIBEN)
  3. Federal University, Ndifu-Alike, Ebonyi State (FUNAI)
  4. University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
  5. Niger Delta University Yenagoa (NDU)
  6. Abia State University, Uturu
  7. Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU)
  8. University of Jos (UNIJOS)
  9. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso (LAUTECH)
  10. Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye
  11. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK)
  12. University of Uyo
  13. University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT)
Estimated number of students currently studying Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts in Nigerian Universities is 12,720
Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts has 10% employment rate in Nigeria

Admission Rate:

Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts has 100% admission rate.

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Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts is how many years course?

In Nigeria, if you gain admission to study Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts degree course at the university through JAMB UTME, you will study Fine Art / Fine and Applied 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 extension; the aftermath of carryover courses.

Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts is under which faculty in Nigeria?

According to JAMB, a body responsible for your admission into the University or other institutions, Fine Art / Fine and Applied 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 Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts?

Yes! If you are a science or a commercial student, you can study Fine Art / Fine and Applied 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.

 

Special Consideration (Waiver) to study Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts

  • University of Benin (UNIBEN) accepts five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language and one Arts subject. It also accepts candidates without Fine Arts at ‘O’ levels.
  • Abia State University, Uturu accepts a pass in English Language provided Fine Art is not below A3
  • Niger Delta University Yenagoa (NDU) requires five SSCE credit passes in English Language and any four of the following; Literature in English, Fine Arts, History, Geography, Economics and Religious Studies.
  • University of Lagos (UNILAG) accepts: a) Theatre Arts: Five O/Level credit passes in English Language, Literature-in-English, Mathematics and any other two subjects one of which must be an Arts subject. b) Music: Five O/Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Music/Literature-in-English and any other two subjects from Arts, Science and Social Sciences. c) Visual Arts Five O/Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and any one of Fine Arts/Visual Arts/Photography/Craft Practice/Dyeing & Bleaching and any other two subjects, one of which must be an Arts subject.
  • University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT) requires three subjects from Literature in English, CRK/IRK, Economics, Maths/Biology/Agric. Sc., a Nigerian Language, History/Government and geography.
  • Abia State University, Uturu requires credit in Mathematics and any three subjects from Arts Social Science and Sciences
  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) requires five credits pass to include English Language Fine and Applied Arts and one Science subject. Candidates who possess NABTEB/NTC must have 5 credit passes which must include English language, Technical drawing, Painting and decorating and a science subject.
  • Niger Delta University Yenagoa (NDU) requires five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language and any four other subjects in not more than two sittings.
  • Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State (FULAFIA) requires credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Literature in English and any other relevant subjects.
  • University of Jos (UNIJOS) requires five O’ level credit passes at not more than two sittings. Three of which must include English Language, Fine Arts/Technical Drawing and any Art related subject

 

Further Reading on Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts Degree

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