92 lists of art courses you can study in Nigeria Universities


The ultimate list of Art courses for students in Art department


Are you an art student in secondary school who is still busy with the thoughts of which best art course you can study in Nigeria? Or perhaps you have left secondary school for a while and now, you want to seek admission to study an art course at the university; that is, courses under Art department.

I have compiled 92 lists of pure art courses you can study as a student of art department in Nigeria with access to Admission requirements. That is the subjects you need to have in your O level (WAEC, NECO, GCE) result to study these art courses. Use the search box below the list to search for each pure art course subject combinations.


If you’re an art student, you are automatically an art and humanities student and you should study an art course except in rare cases where you choose to switch to a different course outside art and humanities subjects.

In case you don’t know, there are 2 faculties in the university where Art subjects are taught. They include the Faculty of Law and Faculty of Art/Humanities. Ah! I guess you don’t that. 


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Moreover, if you have a keen interest in social science (commercial) courses, nothing stops you from studying any Commercial courses in Nigeria universities. The only difference between Commercial subject and Art subjects is Account, Commerce and Literature in English.

Besides, your department in secondary school does not determine what you will study in the university. So long you have the right subject combination for the course you wish to study. It’s a long list. I assume you may have had an idea of what you wish to study but yet, I urge you to go through this list carefully – I bet you may change your mind. So Take your time… and make the right choice… You can click on each course to see the subject combinations.

With these subject combinations below, you can study almost any Art courses listed here. Aside from Mathematics and English, the two subjects in bold is a must if you wish to study any Art courses. No university even accept D7 or E8 in the subject. Civic and Trade subject is not a must. Even if you fail Civic Education and Trade subject, you will still be given admission so far have you have 5 credit in the required subjects.

  1. Mathematics
  2. English Language
  3. Civic Education
  4. Economics
  5. Literature in English Language
  6. Government
  7. CRS/IRS
  8. Yoruba or Igbo or Hausa
  9. A trade subject

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It is important you click on your preferred course to see the subject combinations for WAEC, NECO, GCE and JAMB UTME. A wrong subject combination may deny you admission. Subject combinations are the core subjects you must write and pass in your O level before any higher institutions in Nigeria can give you admission.


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These are the list of Art courses for Art students in Nigeria

Click on your preferred course to know the subject combinations!!!

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Fortunately, we have extra information on these listed courses. such as Career Opportunities, Related Courses and 100, 200, 300 and 400 subjects you will study within these courses. How do you find this extra information? Goto Fatherprada Homepage and use the search box.

For example if you need extra information such as career opportunity for Mass Communication, just type career opportunity on Mass Communication on the search box.

Now you know the Art courses available to you. Like I mentioned earlier, this list is a mixture of Law courses and Art and Humanities courses. Make sure you choose what you desire and don’t be influenced by friends and family. If you want to know more about Art and Humanities courses you can read more about it here  If you’re looking for the list of Art subjects in WAEC or JAMB click here.

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