OAU Department of Fine Arts Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Fine Arts  under the Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Technology in Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)  as it is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered in   to  carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), formerly known as University of Ife, is a federal government  owned and operated Nigerian university. The university is in the ancient city of Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria. The university was founded in 1961 and classes commenced in October 1962 as the University of Ife by the regional government of Western Nigeria, led by late chief Samuel Ladoke Akintola, and was renamed Obafemi Awolowo University on 12 May 1987 in honour of Chief Obafemi Awolowo (1909–1987), first premier of the Western Region of Nigeria, whose brainchild the university was

Obafemi Awolowo University offers undergraduate and post-graduate programmes in fields of specialization spanning the humanities, the arts, the natural sciences, the social sciences, the medical sciences, engineering and technology.

The university has 13 faculties  and two colleges  the Postgraduate College and the College of Health Sciences — administered in more than 60 departments. It was previously associated with Loma Linda University in California, USA.

Also see: Nigerian Universities And Courses They Offer

Nigerian Universities Offering Fine Arts


The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Fine Art;

You require;

Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Fine Art, Mathematics, Chemistry. Spinning; Weaving; Surface Design and Printing; Bleaching, Dyeing and Finishing; Ceramics; Graphic Design; Graphic Printing; Decorative Painting, Spray Painting, Lining, Sign & Design, Wall Hanging, Colour Mixing/Matching and Glazing, Building/Engineering Drawing, General Wood Work.


(i) ABU requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes two (2) of which must include English Language and Fine Arts.

(ii) OAU accepts ‘O’ level courses should include English Language, Fine Art and any three (3) of History, ReligiousKnowledge, Igbo, Yoruba, Literature in English, Music, French and Economics.


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

Chemistry, Mathematics and Fine Art/Physics


(i) ABU requires Using of English, Fine Arts and any two (2) other subjects.

(ii) OAU requires Fine Arts and two (2) other subjects. The two (2) subjects to be chosen from options in UTME requirements.


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

You require;

(i) ‘A’ level passes in Two of Fine Arts, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics.
(ii) ND in Industrial Design or Glass Technology or Fine Art at Credit


(i) ABU accepts

a) ‘A’ level/IJMB passes in Fine Arts and one other subject.

b) NCE merit in Fine Arts. (ii) HND lower credit in Fine Arts or related programme.

(iii) OAU requires

a) candidates to submit portfolio of their work to HOD Fine Arts.

b) accepts HND upper credit to the higher levels of the course.

c) two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Fine Arts and one other subject. The other subject must be from History, Yoruba, Igbo, Hausa, Music, and Literature in English or French

JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into OAU for the 2019/2020 session, should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have scored 200  or above in your JAMB result.

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