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Creative Arts - Faculty of Arts & Humanities

This entire page attempts to cover the List of Schools that offer Creative Arts under the Faculty of Arts & Humanities in Nigeria.

We will also talk about;
- The subject combinations needed to study Creative Arts
- JAMB UTME Subjects and Requirements
- O'Level Subjects and Requirements
- Direct Entry Requirements
- and other information you require to successfully gain admission to study Creative Arts.

You need to read the entire content of this page to get all the knowledge your require for this course.

NOTE: This course (Creative Arts) is also available for study in other faculties. If you were not looking to study Creative Arts under the Faculty of Arts & Humanities, please click the appropriate faculty below to see their proper requirements;

TAKE NOTE: There are other schools, where Creative Arts can also be studied. Please note however that it would NOT be under the Faculty of Arts & Humanities. Please click the appropriate faculty below to see their own requirements;

Subject Combination / JAMB UTME Requirements

In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Creative Arts under the Faculty of Arts & Humanities in the above Universities include;

Fine Arts and two (2) other Arts subjects or Social Science subjects.


(i) UNILAG accepts any one (1) of Fine Arts/Literature in English/Music, one (1) Arts subject and any Science or Social Science subject.

(ii) UNIPORT accepts any three (3) subjects.

O'Level Requirements

The O'level subject combination and requirements needed to study Creative Arts;

You require;

Five (5) SSC credit passes to include English Language and Fine Arts.

For holders of NTC, the relevant subjects could be General Wood work, Building/Engineering Drawing, Introduction to Building Construction; Decorative Painting; SprayPainting, Lining, Sign and Design; Wall hanging, Colour Mixing/Matching and Glazing; Printing Origination; Machine Printing and Finishing; General Metal Work, Basic Electricity, Spinning, Weaving, Surface Design and Printing; Bleaching, Dyeing and Finishing; Graphic Design; Graphic Printing and Ceramics.


(i) LAGOS accepts
a) for Theatre Arts, five (5) 'O' level credit passes in English Language, Literature in English, Mathematics and any other two (2) subjects one of which must be an Arts subject.
b) for Music, five (5) 'O' levelcredit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Music/Literature inEnglish and any other two (2) subjects from Arts, Science and Social Sciences.
c) for Visual Arts, five (5) 'O' levelcredit passes in English Language, Mathematics and any one (1) of Fine Arts/Visual Arts/Photography/Craft Practice/Dyeing & Bleaching and any other two (2) subjects, one (1) of which must be an Arts subject.

(ii) UNIPORT requires three (3) 'O' level credit passesto include Literature in English,CRS/IS,Economics, Mathematics/Biology/Agricultural Science, a Nigerian Language, History/Government and Geography.

(iii) UNN requires five (5) 'O' level credit passesto include English Language, Fine and Applied Arts and one (1) Science subject. Candidates who possess NBC/NTC must have five(5) ‘O’ level credit passes which must include English language, Technical drawing, Painting and Decorating and a Science subject.

Direct Entry Requirements

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Creative Arts, if you don't intend to use UTME.

You require;

(i) Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Arts or Fine Arts and any other subject.

(ii) ND,upper credit HND,lower credit from recognised institutions.


(i) UNIMAID accepts NCE with Fine/Creative Art (Major)

(ii) UNN requires:
(a) Three GCE A’ level passes in Fine Arts or Technical Drawing plus UTME requirements.
(b) HND holders with an average of B grade with UTME requirement into 300 level.
(c) ND/NCE at merit level with UTME requirements.
(d) Candidates would be interviewed.

(iii) UNILAG requires very good passes in three (3) JUPEB/'A' level subjects
a) for Theatre Arts, Literature in English and any two (2) of Igbo, Yoruba, CRS/IS, French, History, Government, Music and Visual Arts.
b) for Visual Arts, Visual Arts and any two (2) of Igbo/Yoruba, CRS/IS, French, History, Government, and Music.
c) for Music, Music and any two (2) from Literature in English, Igbo/Yoruba, CRS/IS, French, History, Government, Economics, Chemistry, Biology, Further Mathematics and Visual Arts.
d) Also accepts HND/ND upper credit in Drama/Theatre and Music; NCE Music and ND or 'A' level in Music from the Royal School of Music, London, Trinity College, London and Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON).

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