WAEC and JAMB Subject for Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts
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This page contains official WAEC and JAMB subject combination (admission requirements) for Fine Art / Fine and Applied 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.)
You must be a Commercial student or Art with a good background in Commercial subjects for you to study this course 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.
That is, 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 post that will be of benefit to you. You can always ignore!
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, General Metal Work, Basic Electricity, Spinning, Weaving, Surface Design and Printing; Bleaching, Dyeing and Finishing; Graphic Printing and Ceramics.
The above WAEC subject combination is also applicable to other O’level examinations such as NECO and GCE. So now that you know the compulsory O level requirement to study Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts, let also look at UTME and Direct requirements and course descriptions.
JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Fine Art / Fine and Applied 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 Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts are
Two other Arts subjects or Social Science subject.
Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Fine Art / Fine and Applied 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
Federal University, Ndifu-Alike, Ebonyi State (FUNAI)
University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
Niger Delta University Yenagoa (NDU)
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. You will know more when you take a look at the special consideration (waiver) for this course if available. 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
What is Direct Entry Special Consideration (Waiver) to study Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts
(i) University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) accepts NCE with Fine/Creative Art (Major)
(iii) University of Benin (UNIBEN) requires at least ‘A’ level passes in GCE or HSC in Fine Arts and any other subject, the subject must include Literature in English. It accepts ND Upper Credit level pass or HND lower Credit level pass in Fine Arts subject from recognised institution.
(iv) University of Uyo accepts ND (Upper credit), HND (lower credit) and NCE with merit pass in relevant field plus UTME requirements.
(v) University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) requires: (a) Three GCE A’ level passes in Fine Arts or Technical Drawing plus UTME requirements. (b) HND holders with an average of B grade with UTME requirement into 300 level (c) ND/NCE at merit level with UTME requirements. (d) Candidates would be interviewed.
(vi) University of Lagos (UNILAG) requires very good passes in three JUPEB/ALEVEL subjects: (a) Theatre Arts: Lit-in English and any two of Igbo, Yoruba, CRS/IRS, French, History, Government, Music and Visual Arts. (b) Visual Arts: Visual Arts and any two (2) of Lit-in English, Igbo, Yoruba CRS/IRS, French, History, Government, and Music. (c) Music: Music and any two (2) from Literature in English, Igbo/Yoruba, CRS/IRS, French, History, Government, Economics, Chemistry, Biology, Further Mathematics and Visual Arts. Also accepts HND/OND at Upper Credit level in Drama/Theatre and Music; NCE Music and Diploma or Advanced level in Music from the Royal School of Music, London/ Trinity College, London/ Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON) and Mountain Top Music School, Lagos. (d) Also accepts HND/OND at Upper Credit Level in Drama/Theatre and Music; NCE Music and Diploma or Advanced level in Music from the Royal School of Music, London, Trinity College, London and Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON)
(vii) Niger Delta University Yenagoa (NDU) requires a pass in English Literature at the Advanced level GCE, or at the Principal level in the HSC exams or merit at the NCE, and in at least one other Arts subject, Fine and Industrial Arts or Theatre Arts.
What is Waec, Neco, Gce Special Consideration (Waiver) to study Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts
(i) 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.
(ii) Abia State University, Uturu accepts a pass in English Language provided Fine Art is not below A3
(iii) 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.
(iv) 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.
(vi) 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.
(vii) Abia State University, Uturu requires credit in Mathematics and any three subjects from Arts Social Science and Sciences
(vi) 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.
(vii) 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.
(viii) Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State (FULAFIA) requires credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Literature in English and any other relevant subjects.
(ix) 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
What is UTME Jamb Special Consideration (Waiver) to study Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts
(i) University of Lagos (UNILAG) accepts any one of Fine Arts/Literature-inEnglish/Music, one Arts subject and any Science or Social Science.
(ii) Niger Delta University Yenagoa (NDU) accepts any three subjects.
(iii) University of Benin (UNIBEN) accepts two Arts subjects and any other subject.
(v) University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT) accepts any three subjects.