Before applying for theater arts in any Nigerian University, I would like to inform you that this course is both for Art and science students. Our main aim of coming up with this article is to present to aspiring theater arts candidates the Latest WAEC and JAMB Subject Combination for Theater Arts.

Apart from that, we will also be listing the Universities in Nigeria that offer students admission into Theater Arts course. We will also list the requirement for Direct Entry as well as special considerations (Waivers).

WAEC Subject Combination for Theatre Arts

Before you becoome qualify to apply to study Theater Arts in any institution in Nigeria you must first have at least 5 credit passes in the relevant subjects in your SSCE (WAEC, NECO, GCE) examination. The NECO, GCE or WAEC subject combination for Theater Arts include:

1). Use of English Language

2). Maths

3). Literature in English

4). And any (2) Arts subjects.

JAMB UTME Subject Combination for Theatre Arts

  1. Lit. in English
  2. And  2 other relevant arts subjects

The Same UTME requirement above applies for the courses listed below;

  • FILM ARTS.
  • THEATRE ARTS.
  • PERFORMING ARTS.
  • THEATRE AND MEDIA ARTS.
  • THEATRE AND FILM STUDIES.
  • PERFORMING ARTS AND CULTURE.
  • THEATRE AND PERFORMING ARTS.
  • DRAMA/DRAMATIC/PERFORMINGARTS.

Direct Entry requirement to study Theater Arts

If you happen to be one of those candidates who is not applying for admission into theater arts through UTME then you must have to meet with the requirements below.

  • You are required to have 2 ‘A’ level passes in Arts, Social Science or Science subjects in addition to the WAEC subjects combination for Theater Arts.

Universities in Nigeria Offering Theatre Arts

  1. ABUAD (AFE BABALOLA UNIVERSITY, ADO-EKITI, EKITI STATE)
  2. UNIBEN (UNIVERSITY OF BENIN, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE)
  3. BOWEN UNIVERSITY, IWO, OSUN STATE
  4. BSU (BENUE STATE UNIVERSITY, MAKURDI, BENUE STATE)
  5. UNICAL (UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR, CALABAR, CROSS RIVER STATE)
  6. COOU (CHUKWUEMEKA ODUMEGWU OJUKWU UNIVERSITY, ULI, ANAMBRA STATE)
  7. DELSU (DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY, ABRAKA, DELTA STATE)
  8. EKSU (EKITI STATE UNIVERSITY, ADO-EKITI, EKITI STATE)
  9. EVANGEL UNIVERSITY, AKAEZE, EBONYI STATE
  10. FED-LAFIA (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, LAFIA, NASARAWA STATE)
  11. GREGORY UNIVERSITY, UTURU, ABIA STATE
  12. IAUED (IGNATIUS AJURU UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION, PORT HARCOURT, RIVERS STATE)
  13. UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN, IBADAN, OYO STATE
  14. IGBINEDION UNIVERSITY, OKADA, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE
  15. IMSU (IMO STATE UNIVERSITY, OWERRI, IMO STATE)
  16. KASU (KADUNA STATE UNIVERSITY, KADUNA, KADUNA STATE)
  17. KSU (KOGI STATE UNIVERSITY, ANYIGBA, KOGI STATE)
  18. NASARAWA STATE UNIVERSITY, KEFFI, NASARAWA STATE
  19. NDU (NIGER DELTA UNIVERSITY, WILBERFORCE ISLAND, BAYELSA STATE)
  20. PLASU (PLATEAU STATE UNIVERSITY, BOKKOS, PLATEAU STATE)
  21. REDEEMERS UNIVERSITY, OSUN STATE
  22. UNI-AFRICA (UNIVERSITY OF AFRICA, TORU-ORUA, BAYELSA STATE)
  23. UNIOSUN (OSUN STATE UNIVERSITY, OSOGBO, OSUN STATE)
  24. UNIZIK (NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY, AWKA, ANAMBRA STATE)
  25. UNIUYO (UNIVERSITY OF UYO, AKWA IBOM STATE)

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