Do you want to study Drama / Dramatic / Performing Arts? all you need is the admission requirements which include the right WAEC & JAMB subject Combination. So, if you are by any chance in search of the Admission Requirements for Drama / Dramatic / Performing Arts, then you have just landed in the right place and at the right time.

We are going to list out all the necessary requirements and prerequisites that will enable you to carry out seamless registration. And you will even stand a better chance of being admitted based on merit. Some of the information you will find on this page includes the proper WAEC and JAMB subject combination for Drama / Dramatic / Performing Arts.

Drama / Dramatic / Performing Arts Admission Requirements

You will also find the Direct entry admission requirements and all the Universities in Nigeria offering the course. In addition to that, we also list the special considerations and waivers for each course. This and much more vital information will be shared with you on this page.

Admission Requirements for Drama / Dramatic / Performing Arts

We will be diving straight into the reason we have created this post which is to show you the various requirements for gaining admission to study Drama / Dramatic / Performing Arts. Below you will find the JAMB and O’Level subject combination for Drama / Dramatic / Performing Arts, as well as many more.

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JAMB UTME Subject Combination

Just as we promised above, we are going to be listing the three compulsory and required subjects that you are going to see in your UTME examination. Below are the three vital O’level subjects that you will meet in your UTME examination for Drama / Dramatic / Performing Arts which is under the Faculty of Arts & Humanities. Please note that English Language is compulsory for this course even it is not mentioned below.

1). Literature in English.

2). Any other two (2) relevant subjects.

WAIVER/ SPECIAL CONSIDERATION

1). UNIBEN accepts any two (2) Arts Subjects and another subject.
2). ABU requires Literature in English and other relevant subjects.
3). OAU requires Literature in English in addition to another Arts subject and any other subject.
4). LASU requires another Arts subject in addition to any Arts or Social Science subject. ILORIN accepts Science subjects.

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O’Level Subject Combination

All candidates aspiring to study Drama / Dramatic / Performing Arts in any Nigerian University are required to possess not less than five (5) SSC credit passes. Below are the required O’Level (NECO, GCE, WAEC) subjects for Drama / Dramatic / Performing Arts.

1). English Language.
2). Literature in English.
3). And any other three (3) Arts subjects.

WAIVER/ SPECIAL CONSIDERATION

1). UNIBEN requires LiteratureinEnglish and one (1) Arts subject.

2). UNIPORT requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in Literature in English, English Language, and any two (2) other Arts or Social Science subjects.

3). ABU requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes which must include to include Literature in English, English Language,  and other subjects from Arts or Social Sciences.

4). DELSU requires an ‘O’ level credit pass in Literature in English.

5). UNIABUJA accepts five (5) credit passes in Literature in English, Mathematics, English Language, and any other two (2) subjects.

6). LASU accept five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes which must include Literature in English, English Language in addition to other Arts/Social Science subjects.

7). OAU accepts Five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in which must include Literature in English, English Language in addition to one (1) Arts subject and any other two (2) subjects.

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Direct Entry Admission Requirements

Below are all the conditions you must meet if you want to apply to study Drama / Dramatic / Performing Arts directly without going through the UTME process.

A). You are required to have two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Arts, Social Sciences or Science subjects.

WAIVER/ SPECIAL CONSIDERATION:

1). LASU requires;
i). NCE merit in Communication Arts or Theatre/Performing/Creative Arts from a recognized institution in addition to the five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes.  The five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes must include English Language which will not be in more than two (2) sittings.
ii). A recognized certificate in Dramatic Arts in addition to one (1) other certificates from the faculty of Humanities and it must be from a recognized Institution or ‘A’ level pass in any other subject plus 5 ‘O’ level credit passes which will include English Language.

2). ABU accepts;
i). Two (2) ‘A’ level passes or NCE in Mass Communication, Performing Arts, Journalism, Music, and Dance, Creative Arts, Literature in English, or any Nigerian Language at IJMB.
ii). General English/Use of English at NCE satisfies the UTME requirements.
iii). Candidates with ND are to also have an ‘O’ level credit pass in Literature in English.

3). UNIBEN, OAU, and DELSU require ‘A’ level pass in Literature in English.

4). UNIABUJA accepts;
i). upper credit or a minimum of ten (10) points in NCE plus the UTME requirements OR two (2) ‘A’ level passes which must include Literature in English and one (1) other Arts subject.
ii). ND upper credit or NCE merit in Theatre Arts with four (4) ‘O’ level credit passes.

5). NDU accepts NCE merit OR ‘A-level pass’ in Literature in English and one (1) other art subjects, Theatre Arts or Fine and Industrial Arts.

6). UNIBEN accepts two (2) ‘A’ level passes in HSC or GCE or its equivalent in any two (2) Arts subjects. They also accept NCE merit in Music which must be from a recognized institution.

7). DELSU requires a certificate in Drama, Theater Arts – Mass Communication and Music. They also require ‘A’ level passes which must include Literature in English, English Language, in addition to the UTME requirements.

8). UNIPORT – No Direct Entry.

9). OAU accepts two (2) ‘A’ level passes and requires that one (1) should include Yoruba or Literature in English.

10). DELSU accepts ND upper credit in Theatre Arts and NCE merit in Music, ‘A’ level passes in two (2) Arts subjects.

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Nigerian Universities Offering Drama/Dramatic/Performing Arts

Below are all the list of Universities in Nigeria offering Drama/Dramatic/Performing Arts under the Faculty of Arts & Humanities.

  1. UNIABUJA (University of Abuja)
  2. UNIBEN (University of Benin)
  3. UNIPORT (University of Port-Harcourt)
  4. ABU (Ahmadu Bello University)
  5. DELSU (Delta State University)
  6. LASU (Lagos State University)
  7. OAU (Obafemi Awolowo University)
  8. KASU (Kaduna State University)

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