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Music - Faculty of Arts & Humanities

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

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

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

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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 Music under the Faculty of Arts & Humanities in the above listed universities include;

Music, one (1) other Arts subject plus any other subject.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) BOWEN requires any of Literature in English or CRS as the other subject.

(ii) LASU accepts Music plus any two (2) other subjects.

(iii) UI accepts any other three (3) Arts or Social Science subjects.

(iv) OAU accepts any three (3) subjects from Arts, Social Sciences or Sciences.

(v) UNN and UNIPORT accept any three (3) subjects

O'Level Requirements


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

You require;

Five (5) SSCE credit passes including Music and English Language.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) BU  accepts Music Society of Nigeria’s Grade V certificate, Trinity College of Music Grade V certificate and Associated Board of Royal School of Music Grade V Certificate and other Arts or Social Science subjects.

(ii) UNIJOS requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Literature in English and any Arts/Social Science subjects at not more than two (2) sittings.

(iii) OAU accepts English Language, one Arts or Humanities subject and three (3) from Biology, Physics, Chemistry, ICT, Economics, Geography, Agricultural Science, Accounting, Mathematics.

(iv) OAU requires 'O' level credit passes in another Language, African or European.

(v) OAU and UI - 'O' Level credit pass in Music is not compulsory.

(vii) UNIPORT requires Five (5) SSC credits in English Language and any other four (4) subjects from Music, Literature in English, History/Government, CRK/IRK, Economics, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Agricultural Science, Physics, Igbo/Hausa/Yoruba, Fine Art, Geography, Commerce.

(viii) UNIZIK does not require 'O' Level credit pass in Music but does accept 'O' Level pass in English Language.

(ix) UNN and UNIUYO require candidates to pass Audition which is held on the last Thursday and Friday of August every year.

(x) UNIUYO does not insist on a credit pass in Music at ‘O’ Level. If a candidate earns a Grade V certificate in the Associated Board of Royal School of Music (ABRSM) Examination or Music Society of Nigeria (MUSON) Examination, it will be an added advantage.

(xi) DELSU requires five credits at ‘O’ Level, which may include Mathematics, English Language, and four other subjects from Arts, Social Science and Science.

(xii) IAUE requires O’ Level credit passes at the GCE, WAEC/SSCE or NECO level in five subjects: English Language and Mathematics and any three from the following: Christian Religious Studies (CRS), History, Literature in English, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Integrated Science, Commerce, Government, Economics, Physical and Health Studies, Technical Studies

(xiii) OAU accepts English Language, one Arts or Humanities subject and three (3) from Biology, Physics, Chemistry, ICT, Economics, Geography, Agricultural Science, Accounting, Mathematics.

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Direct Entry Requirements


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

You require;

Two (2) ‘A’ level passes to include Music.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) BU accepts 'A’ Level pass in Mathematics or other Arts or Social Science subjects.

(ii) DELSU accepts
a) NCE in Music with merit pass and above
b) DELSU Diploma in Music with merit pass and above
c) ND in music with upper credit and above.

(iii) DELSU does not insist on 'O' Level credit pass in Music. Both the UTME and DE candidates must pass departmental audition.

(iv) UI accepts:
a) ND/HND upper credit in Music from recognised institutions will be admitted into the 200 level.
 b) ‘A’ Level pass in Music plus any other two (2) ‘A’ Level subjects will be admitted into the 200 level.
c) NCE credit/merit Music major and any other subject will be admitted into the 200 level.
d) Grade VIII Theory ABRSM or MUSON Certificate with any good HND or degree certificate will be admitted into the 200 level.

(v) UNIJOS accepts MUSIC major in relevant programme such as Theatre Arts, ND MUSIC credit or NCE credit/merit in Music Education credit/merit, IJMB ‘A’ Level in Music in addition to UTME requirements.

(vi) LASU accepts:
a) NCE merit in Music Education, Music Technology/Music from recognised institutions.
b) ND Music/Music Technology
c) (a) and (b) in addition to five (5)'O' Level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings to include English Language and any combination of Arts and Sciences.

(vii) OAU accepts passes in three (3) subjects including Music
a) NCE credit in Music.
b) ABRSM London, Grade VIII (theory and practical) or its equivalent.
c) Diploma Music at upper credit from OAU or any other recognized higher institution.

(viii) UNIPORT accepts At least two (2) A/level passes in GCE or HSC or JUPEB or IJMB from a recognized equivalent in any two Arts subjects including UTME entry requirements Music Single or Double major, with an overall merit level Pass from a recognized College of Education, including UTME entry requirements.Grade 8 (Theory and Practical) of Associated Board of Royal School of Music (ABRSM), including UTME entry requirements.Grade 8 (Theory and Practical) of Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON), including UTME entry requirements Licentiate Certificate (Theory and Practical), including UTME entry requirements. Diploma from the Department of Music, University of Port Harcourt or any other recognized Institution, including UTME entry requirements

(ix) UNN accepts
a) for three (3) Years 1. Pass in NCE single major, NCE double major, and ND in music. 2. Music Society of Nigeria’s Grade V Certificate. 3. Trinity College of Music Grade V certificate 4. Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music Grade V certificate. b) for two (2) Years NCE merit double major in Music Education

(x) UNIUYO accepts ND

(xi) IAUE: Post NCE and Post Diploma in Music/ Music Education (3 years). Candidates for direct entry must hold a diploma in Music or NCE Music with a grade not lower than merit pass. Note: That candidates with Diploma or N.C.E from other disciplines must pass a departmental audition test. However, such candidates would only be admitted into year one of the B.A (ED) and B.A. programmes in Music.

 

 
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