Nigerian Universities Offering Theatre & Film Studies 2022

Theatre & Film Studies is one of the Performing Arts disciplines, which includes acting, directing, production, and many other branches.

This article will help determine which universities offer Theatre & Film Studies courses.

In this article, we will share The subject combinations needed to study Theatre & Film Studies, JAMB UTME Subjects and Requirements, O’Level Subjects Requirements, and other information you require to gain admission to study Theatre & Film Studies successfully.

List of Universities that offer Theatre And Film Studies as a course

This is a compilation of the List of Universities Offering Theatre & Film Studies in Nigeria.

  • University Of Jos, Jos
  • University Of Nigeria Nsukka
  • University Of Port-Harcourt
  • Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD)
  • University of Benin (UNIBEN)
  • Bowen University, Iwo (BU)
  • Benue State University, Makurdi (BSU)
  • University of Calabar (UNICAL)
  • Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli (COOU)
  • Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU)
  • Ekiti State University (EKSU)
  • Evangel University, Akaeze (EVANGEL)
  • Federal University, Lafia (FULAFIA)
  • Gregory University, Uturu (GUU)
  • Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni (IAI
  • University of Ibadan (Ul)
  • Igbinedion University, Okada (UO)
  • IMO State University, Owerri (IMSU)
  • Kaduna State University (KASU)
  • Kogi State University, Anyigba (KSU)
  • Michael and Cecilia Ibru University (MCIU)
  • Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK)
  • Niger Delta University, Yenagoa (NDU)
  • Plateau State University, Bokkos (PLASU)
  • . Redeemer’s University, Nigeria (RUN)
  • Rivers State University (RSU)

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 combinations needed to study Theatre And Film Studies under the Faculty of Arts & Humanities in the above Universities include;

Literature in English and two (2) other relevant subjects.

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

  • UNN requires Literature in English and two (2) subjects from either Arts or Social Sciences.

O’Level Requirements

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Theatre And Film Studies; You require;

Five (5) SSCE credit passes to include English Language and Arts subjects.

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

  • UNN requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in subjects including English language, Literature in English, and one (1) Science subject.
  • UNIPORT requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Literature in English, and any other two (2) Arts or Social Science subjects
  • UNIJOS, Fine Arts is not compulsory. 
  • UNIJOS requires ‘O’ level credit pass in Literature in English

Direct Entry Requirements

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Theatre And Film Studies if you don’t intend to use UTME. You require;

Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Arts, Social Sciences, or Science subjects.

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

  • UNN accepts ND/NCE either in Theatre Arts or any other relevant subjects or ‘A’ level pass in Literature in English and ND in Mass Communication, Fine and Applied Arts, Electrical/Elect. Engineering, Music, Management, and other relevant subjects, plus the UTME requirements.
  • UNIJOS accepts ‘A’ level/IJMB pass in two (2) or three (3) ‘A’ level passes and other certificates in Drama, Mass Communication, Communication, and Journalism with three (3) ‘O’ level credit passes in relevant subjects including Literature in English.
  • UNIJOS accepts Drama, Theater Arts – Mass Communication, and Music certificates. ‘A’ level passes to include English Language, Literature in English, plus the UTME requirements.
  • UNIPORT – No Direct Entry


In this article, we have listed Nigerian universities Offering Theatre & Film Studies and the requirements needed to study this course.

And more so the different schools or institutions’ requirements.

A degree in this course will give you great insight into bringing your art alive.

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