This page contains official 2022 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.
|Course||Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts|
|Qualification||B.A. B.Sc. (Hons.)|
|How many years||3 – 4 Years|
|Who can study this course||Art and commercial student|
|Cut off mark||varies|
|Related courses||Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts related courses|
|Job Availability||Low and Competitive|
|Got question?||Click here|
On this page, I will guide you on the required O level subject combination to study Fine Art / Fine and Applied 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 Fine Art / Fine and Applied 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.
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WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts
You’re expected to have at least 5 credits on the required WAEC subject combination needed to study Fine Art / Fine and Applied 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 Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts must include:
- English Language
- Fine Art.
- Literature in English
- Nigerian Language
- Civic Education
- 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, Lining, 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.
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 Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts. So now that you know the compulsory O level subject requirement to study Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts, let also look at JAMB UTME and Direct requirements.
JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Fine Art / Fine and Applied 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 Fine Art / Fine and Applied 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 Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts. If you’re having troubles with JAMB UTME, maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB, ND, HND or Predegree!..
- Fine Art
- English Language
- Literature in English
- 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;
(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 Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts, don’t give up. You should consider other Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts similar courses or take a look at Polytechnic or College of Education related courses.
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This is the list of Universities offering Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts in Nigeria
- Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU)
- University of Benin (UNIBEN)
- Federal University, Ndifu-Alike, Ebonyi State (FUNAI)
- University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
- Niger Delta University Yenagoa (NDU)
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Cut-off Mark for Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts course
The cut-off mark for Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts varies. You can check these universities JAMB UTME cut off marks here. Fine Art / Fine and Applied 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.
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.
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 Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts is through GCE.
Now I am confident that you know the compulsory subjects needed to study Fine Art / Fine and Applied 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.
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-in English/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.