JAMB Brochure For Performing Arts – Institutions, UTME Subjects & Requirements


This is JAMB brochure for Performing Arts under the of Faculty of Arts and Humanities. This brochure will guide you on institutions offering Performing Arts course in Nigeria,  UTME subject combination for the course, O’level requirements for UTME candidates, A’level, ND, HND, NCE, requirements for Direct Entry candidates, and other necessary information.

Universities Offering Performing Arts Course In Nigeria

Here list of universities offering Performing Arts in Nigeria

  • Akwa Ibom State University
  • Elizade University
  • Kwara State University
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University
  • University of Ilorin

O’Level Subject Subject Combination For Performing Arts Course

To study Performing Arts in any university in Nigeria, it is required to have

Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language and Arts subjects.

UTME Subjects Combination For Performing Arts Course

English Language is compulsory for all courses. The other three subjects required for Performing Arts under the Faculty of Arts and Humanities in the institutions are:

Literature in English and two other relevant subjects..

Direct Entry Requirements for Performing Arts

Two ‘A’ level passes in Arts, Social Science or Science subjects.


Waiver For UTME Candidates

(i) KWASU require credit pass in Literature-in-English.

(ii) UNILORIN accept five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language and Literature-in-English plus any other Arts/Social Science subjects.

(iii) UNILORIN accepts ABRSM Grade V and above (Music Theory) or equivalent certificate in lieu of credit pass in Literature in English.

(iv) OOU requires five ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Literature in English and Arts subjects.

Waiver For Direct Entry Candidates

(i) UNILORIN requires A/L candidates to pass English and Literature in English at credit level.

(ii) UNILORIN – ‘O’ level credit pass in Literature-in-English is not required for NCE holders.

(iii) OOU accepts two ‘A’ level passes in Arts, Social Sciences or Social Sciences or Sciences subjects and accepts also ND (Upper Credit) Diploma and NCE (Merit) in Theater/Performing/creative/Communication/Music/Fine and Applied Arts and other relevant areas from recognised Institution.

(iv) KWASU accepts:
a) 2 A’ Level in Arts and 1 social Science subject.
b) ND upper credit in visual or Theatre Arts. NCE (merit) in English language, Eng. Lit. and any Arts subject.
c) NCE (Merit) in music and any other Arts subject.


(i) OOU will conduct audition test before selection.

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System


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