UNN Department of Fine Art/Applied Arts Admission Requirement

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

The University of Nigeria, commonly referred to as UNN, is a federal university located in Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria. Founded by Nnamdi Azikiwe in 1955 and formally opened on 7 October 1960, the University of Nigeria has four campuses – Nsukka, Enugu, and Ituku-Ozalla – all located in Enugu State and Aba campus in Abia State

The University of Nigeria was the first full-fledged indigenous and first autonomous university in Nigeria modelled upon the American educational system. It is the first land-grant university in Africa and one of the five most reputed universities in Nigeria. The university has 15 Faculties and 102 academic departments. The University offers 82 undergraduate programs and 211 postgraduate programmes.

The university celebrated its 50th anniversary on October 2010

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The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Fine Art / Fine and Applied 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.


(ii) UNIBEN accepts five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language and one Arts subject. It also accepts candidates without Fine Arts at ‘O’ Level.

(vii) UNN requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Fine and Applied Arts and one 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.

(viii) DELSU: Candidates without Fine    Art/Visual Arts should possess    at least five (5) ‘O’ Level credits which  may include    Mathematics, English Language, and four other    subjects from Arts, Social    Science and Science.

(ix) IAUE requires SSCE or GCE, O’level with five credit passes at not more than two sittings including English Language and Mathematics. The other three subjects could be chosen from the Arts or Social Sciences. Candidates without a credit in Fine Art at a single sitting or Five (5) credit passes without Fine Art may be considered where need be. Grade II Teacher’s Certificate, graduates from a technical college with NABTEB, NTC, City and Guilds coupled with the Federal Craft and Certificate in related courses, e.g., painting and decorations, interior and exterior decorations, art and craft, etc are accepted with credit passes including English language and Fine Arts.


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 / Fine and Applied 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) UNIBEN accepts two (2) Arts subjects and any other subject.

(v) DELSU requires any three (3) subjects from Arts and Social Science.

(vi) IAUE requires English Language and any three (3) from the following: History, Government, Economics, Religious and Cultural Studies, Music, Fine Art, Commerce, Igbo, Literature in English, Social Studies, Accounting, or any other course in the Arts or Social Sciences.


These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Fine Art / Fine and Applied 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) UNIBEN requires ‘A’ Level passes in Fine Arts and any other subjects, which must include Literature in English. It accepts ND upper credit or HND lower credit in Fine Arts subjects from recognised institutions.

(iv) UNN requires:
a) three (3) GCE ‘A’ Level passes in Fine Arts or Technical Drawing plus the UTME requirements.
b) HND holders with an average of B grade with the UTME requirements into 300 level.
c) ND credit or NCE merit with the UTME requirements.
d) Candidates would be interviewed

(viii) DELSU requires
a) OND in Fine Art with a minimum grade of credit
b) Diploma in Fine and Applied Arts, DELSU, with at least merit grade
c) A ‘Level passes in Fine and Applied Arts and at least one other subject.

(vii) IAUE: Applicants who hold the NCE with a merit level and above from the Ignatius Ajuru University of Education or any other recognized institution will be admitted for the BA.Ed programme in addition to completing the JAMB (Direct Entry) requirements. OR

a) Two (2) A Level passes in Arts or Fine Arts and any other subject.
b) ND upper credit HND lower credit from recognised institutions

JAMB Score

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

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