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


This is JAMB brochure for Theatre Arts under the of Faculty of Arts and Humanities. This brochure will guide you on institutions offering Theatre 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 Theatre Arts Course In Nigeria

Here list of universities offering Theatre Arts in Nigeria

  • Afe Babalola University
  • Anambra State University
  • Benue State University
  • Bowen University
  • Ekiti State University
  • Gregory University, Uturu
  • Igbinedion University
  • Imo State University
  • kogi State University
  • Nasarawa State University
  • Niger Delta University
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University
  • Plateau State University
  • Redeemer’s University
  • University of Calabar
  • University of Ibadan
  • University of Uyo

O’Level Subject Subject Combination For Theatre Arts Course

To study Theatre 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 Theatre Arts Course

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


Direct Entry Requirements for Theatre Arts

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


Waiver For UTME Candidates

(i) ABU, BU, PLSU, KSU and UI require 5 ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Literature-in-English and other subjects from Arts or Social Science.

(ii) UNIUYO, BSU, IMSU, and UNICAL require credit pass in Literature-in-English.

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

(iv) UNIUYO does not require a credit pass in Fine Arts.

(v) UNIPORT requires English Language, Literature in English and any other two Arts or Social Science subjects

(vi) RUN accepts a pass in Mathematics.

(vii) RUN requires five ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Literature-in-English one other Arts subject and at least a pass in Mathematics.

(viii) NDU requires five ‘O’ level credit passes in English, Literature in English and any other three subjects, two of which must be Arts subjects.

Waiver For Direct Entry Candidates

(ii) IMSU – No Direct Entry.

(iii) UNN accepts
(a) ND/NCE either in Theatre Arts or any other relevant subjects or Advanced level certificate in literature.
(b) ND in Mass Communication, Fine and Applied Arts, Electrical/Elect. Engineering, Music,Management and other relevant areas plus UTME requirements.

(iv) UNICAL accepts Diploma in Mass Communication at merit level pass

(v) UNIUYO accepts ND upper credit and HND (lower credit/NCE merit pass in any relevant field plus UTME requirements.

(vi) RUN requires Literature in English and any other Arts subjects.

(vii) UNICAL accepts ND in Mass Communication, business Management, Physics , Chemistry, Statistics from reputable institutions.

(viii) NDU accepts 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.

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System


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