UNIBEN Department of Theater Arts Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Theater Arts under the Faculty of Arts & Humanities in University of Benin  as it is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered in UNIBEN  to  carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.

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O’LEVEL SUBJECT COMBINATION

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Theatre Arts;

You require;

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

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) BU, PLASU, KSU and UI require five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Literature in English and other subjects from Arts or Social Sciences.

(ii) UNIBEN requires Literature in English and one Arts subject.

(iii) UNIUYO, BSU, IMSU and UNICAL require ‘O’ Level credit pass in Literature in English.

(iv) UNIZIK  accept five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language and Literature in English plus any other Arts/Social Science subjects.

(v) NDU requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Literature in English and any other three (3) subjects. Two (2) of which must be Arts subjects.

(vi) RUN requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Literature in English, one other Arts subject and ‘O’ Level pass in Mathematics.

(vii) UNIUYO does not require ‘O’ Level credit pass in Fine Arts.

(viii) DELSU requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes at SSC or its equivalent which may include Mathematics, English Language, Literature in English and three other subjects in Arts and Social Science.

(ix) FUL requires Five (5) Credit passes at SSCE, GCE, NECO and NABTEB O’ Level examination including English Language, Literature in English, Mathematics and two other relevant subjects in not more than two sittings.

(x) RSUST requires Five (5) WASC/GCE/SSCE/NECO ‘O’level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and any three (3) other subject from Arts, Social Science and Sciences.

(xi) KASU requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Literature in English and two other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.

JAMB SUBJECT COMBINATION

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

Literature in English and two (2) other relevant subjects

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) UNIBEN accepts any two (2) Arts Subjects and another subject.

(ii) NDU and UI accept any three (3) subjects

(iii) RUN requires any two (2) Arts subjects and Literature in English.

(iv) DELSU requires Literature in English and two (2) others in Arts and Social Science subjects.

(v) KASU requires Literature in English and two other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.

(vi) RSUST requires English Language, Literature in English, Government and Christian Religious Knowledge.

DIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENT

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Theatre Arts, 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

(i) UNIBEN requires two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in GCE or HSC or its equivalent in any two (2)Arts subjects. It accepts NCE merit in Music from a recognised institution.

(ii) BU,  UNIBEN and DELSU require ‘A’ Level pass in Literature in English.

(iii) UNICAL accepts:
a) ND credit in Mass Communication.
b) ND in Mass Communication, Business Management, or Statistics from reputable institutions.

(iv) DELSU accepts
a) NCE (Merit and above in Theatre Arts or    Drama.
b) Diploma (Upper Credit  and above) in related Arts, (English &    Literary Studies, Music, Fine and Applied    Arts and Mass Communication) may be admitted into the Direct Entry Programme.
c) Two (2) A level passes one of which must be in Literature in English in addition to UTME requirement.

(v) NDU accepts ‘A’ Level pass in Literature in English or NCE merit, and in one other Arts subject, Fine and Industrial Arts or Theatre Arts.

(vi) RUN requires Literature in English and any other Arts subject.

(vii) UNIUYO accepts ND upper credit, HND lower credit  and NCE merit in any relevant programme/subjects plus the UTME requirements.

(viii) FUL accepts In addition to the UTME requirements, DE Candidates must have any of the following: 2 GCE (Advanced Level) lower credit passes or its equivalent. Merit pass at the NCE level and Diploma at Lower credit   in Theatre Arts, Creative Arts, Journalism, Mass Communication, Music, Dance or Fine Arts. In rare circumstances, considerations could be given to applicants who are established professional artistes (choreographers, instrumentalists, performers in various fields of Theatre and talented Folk Artistes). IJMB: Minimum of 9 points

(ix) KASU- For Theatre Arts Two ‘A’ passes to include Literature in English and one other Arts subjects merit pass including English provided they merit ‘O’ Level requirements. ND/HND Upper credit in related field and IJMB 7 points and above.

(x) RSUST accepts Admission into Year Ill; Degree relevant to the Programme. HND (Upper Credit) relevant to the Programme from a recognized Institution. Admission to Year II;(OND/ND (Upper Credit) relevant to the discipline. HND (Lower Credit) relevant to the Programme. In addition, all such candidates above must also satisfy the U.M.E. entry requirements.

(xi) PLASU accepts:
a) Degree in any programme provided the candidate meets ‘the UTME requirements.
b) HND lower credit in relevant programme, with the UTME requirements.
c) ND lower credit in relevant programme, with the UTME requirements.
d) IJMB seven (7) points in relevant subjects alongside the UTME requirements.

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