WAEC, JAMB Subject Combinations for Theater Arts

Last updated on July 18th, 2018 at 12:31 am

O Level & A Level Requirement – Subject Combination for Theater Arts; including the List of Nigeria Universities Offering the Course, WAEC, NECO, GCE, JAMB UTME, Direct Entry, IJBM, JUPEB, CAMBRIDGE, NABTEB, Course Description and Career Opportunities 

 

Note

  • JAMB officially classified this course under Faculty/School/College of Arts.
  • Probable Degree type–B.A. B.Sc. (Hons.)

The admission requirement to study Theater Arts in Nigeria Universities includes one or a combination of ‘O’ level results or A-level result if you’re going through Direct Entry. This page will literally answer questions such as WAEC subject combination, JAMB UTME subject combination, Direct Entry requirements, Special consideration (waivers), where you can work with the degree and the required documents for admission into Nigeria universities. If you’re still having difficulties with getting admission in Nigeria Universities, we have some post that may be of benefit to you.

Any students who want to study theatre art degree programme are usually required to audition in most university. This unique program is focused on contemporary theatre-making practices and is designed to provide the multi-talented performer-entrepreneur with the environment and tools needed to create, develop and produce innovative, imaginative, and thought-provoking theatre.

Theatre art degree programme introduces students to a major form of literature and performing arts, thereby developing a familiarity with one of the greatest cultural heritage and an understanding of human behaviour and civilization as it is reflected through the ages. One good thing about Theatre Arts degree course is that it uniquely shapes a student’s perceptions about life into an active experience. Because this process encourages critical thought and discussion, the degree provides a singular and important aspect of a liberal arts education through its production season and coursework. Viewed as a practical extension of the department’s curriculum, plays are produced in an auditorium specifically designed for theatre art students. This auditorium is like a laboratory where students learn to form creative expressions as well as to evaluate and to critique them.

Moreover, the degree in Theatre Arts helps the general liberal arts student develop reasoned standards of criticism and an understanding of the intimate correlation between the theatre and the society which it reflects while preparing graduates for successful careers in theatre as well as other fields of interest. Courses under theatre arts provide a more detailed and specialized study of the major components of theatrical endeavour, allowing opportunities for the practical application of coursework in the productions staged at the theatre. In many cases, the department of theatre arts helps to prepare students with professional aspirations as either artists or teachers in their specialized area of interest

What is O level/WAEC subject combination (requirement) for Theater Arts?
The subjects needed to study Theater Arts in WAEC must contain five (5) credit. This subject combination is also applicable to NECO AND GCE… The O level requirement that is the compulsory WAEC subject combination for Theater Arts must include:

  1. English Language
  2. Arts subjects
  3. A trade subject

 

What is JAMB UTME subject combination (subject needed) for Theater Arts?
You should aim for a score of 180 – 200 and above in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side (Just an advice) because anything short of that may deny you of Admission/Post UTME. Of course, if you have a score below 180, you can consider College of Education or Polytechnic… Please note – JAMB is not the only option for admission. If you’re having troubles JAMB UTME maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB, ND or Predegree. JAMB UTME subject combination (subject to write in jamb) for Theater Arts are

  1. Lit. in English
  2. Two other relevant subjects

 

What is Direct Entry requirement (that is the required A-level result you need) to study Theater Arts?
Two ‘A’ level passes in Arts, Social Science or Science subjects.

 

Just a reminder: Everything you have read so far is a general requirement, it is expedient that you also check the special consideration for this course below. If for some reasons you are not satisfied or cannot meet up with the subject combination above, perhaps you should consider taking a look at Polytechnic or College of Education related course subject requirements. You can also study online with a foreign university right from your bedroom or apply for a scholarship to study abroad. Education is now a choice.

 

So now that you know the compulsory WAEC, JAMB subject combination for Theater Arts, (which is also applicable to NECO and GCE) as well as A-level result/certificate. Do you know which Universities in Nigeria offer Theater Arts?
Before you make a decision on which University to choose, please consider

  • The Fees
  • The Distance
  • The Environment
  • The Degree Certificate
  • Vulnerability to Strike
  • Acceptable O Level and A-level Result
  • Academic Calendar

See useful guides on how to choose a course and university

List of Nigeria Universities offering Theater Arts include:

  1. Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti – Ekiti State
  2. Bowen University, Iwo
  3. Benue State University, Makurdi
  4. University of Calabar (UNICAL)
  5. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli
  6. Ekiti State University
  7. Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State (FULAFIA)
  8. Gregory University, Uturu
  9. University of Ibadan (UI) Click to read conditions
  10. Igbinedion University Okada
  11. Kogi State University Anyigba
  12. Nasarawa State University Keffi (NSUK)
  13. Niger Delta University Yenagoa (NDU)
  14. Plateau State University Bokkos (PLASU)
  15. Redeemer’s University, Mowe
  16. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK)
  17. University of Uyo

 

Where can I work with a Degree in Theater Arts? 
I believe you now know the subjects required to study Theater Arts. I urge you to also find out where you can work with the degree. Please take your time to read The Act of Getting a Job – so you would know what you’re up against after graduating. Career opportunities for this course will be added soon.

 

The SSCE O level and A-level subject needed to study Theater Arts have been listed above but, some Universities may accept D7 or E8 in some a compulsory subject instead of Credit. And some may accept or reject two sittings. That is combinations of WAEC, NECO, or GCE results. You will know more when you take a look at the special consideration (waiver) for this course if available. Please take note that when you see Check, it simply means the special consideration for this course had been merge with a related course to save space. So it is advisable to click the link or search with the search bar.

Special Consideration

Check Drama / Dramatic / Performing Art

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