JAMB Subject Combination for Visual And Applied Arts

Do you have a passion for the arts and creativity and would love to study it at a higher level? Are you confused about the JAMB subject combination to study Visual and Applied Arts at the University level? If your answer is in the affirmative, you are right on track. This article will provide you with information on the JAMB subject combination for Visual and Applied Arts.

This article will not only provide information on the JAMB subject combination for this course, but it will also provide guidance on the WAEC subject combination and provide information on your job prospects as a visual and applied arts graduate.

Visual and Applied arts fall under the faculty of Arts and Humanities in most universities in Nigeria. Read below to see the WAEC subject combination for Visual and Applied arts.

WAEC Subject Combination for Visual and Applied Arts

One of the main criteria for admission to study Visual and Applied Arts are O’level subjects. Candidates are required to have a minimum of five (5) credits in your O’level examination (WAEC, NECO, and GCE) in the following subjects listed below:-

1). English Language

2). Fine Arts

3). Mathematics.

4). And any two arts, social science or science subject.

N/B: If you possess National Technical Certificate (NTC), then the required subjects can be Decorative Painting; Building Construction; Building/Engineering Drawing, General Woodwork, Spray Painting, Lining, Machine Printing, and Finishing; Wall hanging, Bleaching, Colour Mixing/Matching and Glazing; Sign and Design, etc.

JAMB Subject Combination for Visual And Applied Arts

For the JAMB examination, candidates are required to input four subjects; English Language is compulsory. The JAMB subject combination for Visual and Applied Arts should include:-

  1. English Language
  2. Fine Arts
  3. Mathematics
  4. Any two art subjects

Direct Entry Admission Requirements

Candidates whose mode of entry is not UTME should ensure that they meet the direct entry (DE) admission requirements to study Visual and Applied arts. The requirements include:-

1). ND (Upper Credit) / HND (Lower Credit) which must be from a recognized institution.

2). Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Arts or Fine Arts and any other subject.

Career/Job Prospects for Visual Arts and Applied Arts

  1. Exhibition designer
  2. Fine artist
  3. Furniture conservator/restorer
  4. Fashion designer
  5. Furniture designer
  6. Graphic designer
  7. Glassblower/designer
  8. Industrial/product designer
  9. Interior and spatial designer
  10. Illustrator
  11. Jewelry designer
  12. Museum/gallery exhibitions officer
  13. Medical illustrator
  14. Museum/gallery curator
  15. Make-up artist
  16. Musician
  17. Music therapist
  18. Production designer, theatre/television/film
  19. Product designer
  20. Press photographer
  21. Photographer
  22. Printmaker
  23. Stylist
  24. Theatre director
  25. Theatre manager
  26. Textile designer
  27. Web designer
  28. Arts administrator
  29. Art therapist
  30. Animator
  31. Actor
  32. Broadcast presenter
  33. Community arts worker
  34. Ceramics designer
  35. Conservator
  36. Drama therapist
  37. Dancer