JAMB and WAEC (O’Level) Subject Combination for Theatre Arts

Courses relating to stage performance are one of the best courses to study in Nigeria, and Theatre Arts is one of them. It is a very competitive course to learn in Nigeria, with a lot of Job opportunities. One of the most frequently asked questions by students is what are the JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Theatre Arts.

JAMB & WAEC Subject Combination for Theatre Arts

Research has been made and found that the combination of wrong subjects in JAMB and WAEC is one of the reasons why students find it challenging to gain admission. This article will cover the JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Theatre Arts, tell you what you need to know about the course and give the list of universities offering Theatre Arts in Nigeria.

What You Need to Know About Theatre Arts

Theatre art studies theatrical performance in line with sociological, historical, literary and psychobiological contexts. Only art students can learn the course as it is a pure art course and one of the most competitive. Without carryover, it will just take four years to research theatre art at any Nigerian university.

Theatre art is also divided into different types, including opera, dance, spoken words, music, performance art, illusion and much more. There are several careers in Theatre art, including playwright, set and costume designer, performing arts, and movie director.

Subject Combination for Theatre Arts

Theatre arts is an art course, and the JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Theatre Arts will be under arts subjects.

WAEC Subject Combination for Theatre Arts

Usually, five credits are needed in WAEC (West African Examination Council); the subjects also vary according to the various courses. These are the subjects required in WAEC.

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Literature in English
  • Government
  • Any art subjects and they may include any Nigerian language

JAMB Subject Combination for Theatre Arts

These are the needed subjects in WAEC, and that of JAMB (Joint Admission and Matriculation Board) will be

  • English Language
  • Literature in English
  • Government
  • Any other art subjects

List of Universities Offering Theatre Art in Nigeria

There are a lot of universities in Nigeria that offer theatre art, and they include both private, state and federal universities. Below is the list of universities that provide theatre art in Nigeria

State Universities

Federal Universities

Private Universities

Admission Requirement

Five credits are needed in WAEC (West African Examination Council) or NECO (National Examination Council) to apply for the course. The general cut-off mark in JAMB (Joint Admission and Matriculation Board is 160. It would be better to score above 200 in JAMB and pass the school post-UTME cut-off mark for a better chance of admission.

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  1. Pls I want to study music very important but this is my waec result below
    English. D7
    Govt. C4
    Maths. B3
    Marketing B2
    Civic. C5
    Literatures C4
    Agriculture C6
    Economic E8
    C R S. C6

    • I’m sorry, You can’t study Music without a Credit (at least C6) in English Language. English is a core subject required for Admission to study Music at a Nigerian University.

  2. Marketing:E8
    CRK:B3
    Economic:C4
    Government:C4
    Lit- in English:C6
    Civic:D7
    English:C5
    Math:C6
    Biology:C6
    Pls am I qualify to study theater art with this my result?
    If No which course can I study with it ?

  3. Please I want to know d name of d best University that teaches theater and art nd I will also like to know d subjects for d course.

  4. Pls o I wan to kw the subject in theatre art it’s like am born for arting pls tell a comfortable school I should enroll

    • UNILAG, UNIABUJA, UNIPORT and UNIBEN are good schools you should consider so select the one you want to attend.

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    • No, You can’t read Threatre Arts at any Nigerian Higher Institution as You do not meet the O’Level Subject requirements given in the article.

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