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
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:-
- English Language
- Fine Arts
- 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
- Exhibition designer
- Fine artist
- Furniture conservator/restorer
- Fashion designer
- Furniture designer
- Graphic designer
- Industrial/product designer
- Interior and spatial designer
- Jewelry designer
- Museum/gallery exhibitions officer
- Medical illustrator
- Museum/gallery curator
- Make-up artist
- Music therapist
- Production designer, theatre/television/film
- Product designer
- Press photographer
- Theatre director
- Theatre manager
- Textile designer
- Web designer
- Arts administrator
- Art therapist
- Broadcast presenter
- Community arts worker
- Ceramics designer
- Drama therapist