UNN Department of Music Admission Requirement

 

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Music 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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O’LEVEL SUBJECT COMBINATION

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) MTU requires:
a. five (5) ‘O’ Level SSC or its equivalent credit passes at not more than two sittings to include English Language and other four (4) subjects chosen from Social Sciences, Arts and Natural Sciences. While a Credit pass in Music at SSCE level is not mandatory it is desirable.
b. A minimum of Grade 5 Certificate of the Associated Board of Royal School of Music (ABRSM), Mountain Top International Music School (MIMS), Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON) or Trinity College of Music (TCM) will be considered as an equivalent of an SSC Music credit pass.

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

(v) OAU requires ‘O’ level credit passes in another Language, African or European.

(vi) 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) IAUED 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

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

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

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) BU 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) MTU requires any three subjects.

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

(vi) UNN and UNIPORT accept any three (3) subjects.

(vii) UNIZIK accepts any three (3) Arts or Social Science subjects. Music is not compulsory.

(viii) DELSU requires three (3) subjects from Arts, Social Science and Science.

(ix) UNIPORT requires Any three (3) subjects from Music, Literature in English, History/Government, CRK/IRK, Economics, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Agricultural Science, Physics, Igbo/Hausa/Yoruba, Fine Art, Geography, Commerce

(x) IAUED requires English language 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.

DIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENT

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.

(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) IAUED: 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.

(xii) MTU  in addition to ‘O’ Level requirements, requires:
i. Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes including Music.
ii. Joint University Provisional Examination Board (JUPEB) – Music
iii. OND from a recognized institution with a minimum of Upper Credit.
iv. NCE (Music Major) not less than Merit
v. minimum of Grade 7 Certificate from any of the following bodies: Associated Board of Royal School of Music (ABRSM), Mountain Top International Music School (MIMS), Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON) or Trinity College of Music (TCM) may also be considered. Conversion Programme: For admission into the Conversion Programme (3rd year of the Bachelors Music Programme), MTU  will consider candidates with the following qualifications:
i. Distinction in Music at HND Level
ii. Diploma Certificate from the following institutions: Associated Board of Royal School of Music (ABRSM), Mountaintop International Music School (MIMS), Music Society of Nigeria (MUSON), Trinity College of Music (TCM) or from other recognized 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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