Theatre arts course in Nigerian universities and higher institutions

Theatre arts course is one of the popular courses in the faculty of Arts of most Nigerian universities and higher institutions. Many students and institutions combine Theatre and Film studies as a single course. So, if you are interested in Film studies as well, you might as well consider Theatre and Film studies combination.

For O’Level and JAMB candidates who wish to study Theatre arts course, you need to have the right information about the course, eg. JAMB requirements for theatre arts, O’Level subject combinations for the course, universities in Nigeria that offer Theatre arts and other relevant information about the course.

Theatre and Film Studies

The core areas of the course theatre arts include:

  • Foundations and History\ Research Methods
  • Dramatic Theory, Literature and Criticism
  • Technical Theater
  • Acting
  • Directing
  • Playwriting
  • Theatre in Education
  • Comparative Drama\Theatre
  • Film Studies
  • Applied/Interactive Theatre
  • Dance

JAMB subject combination for theatre art

Expected JAMB subjects combination for theatre arts include:

  • English
  • Literature
  • and two other arts/social science subjects.

Note: However, it is important to understand those course requirements varies with schools. This is why I highly recommend you check JAMB subjects combination for your school using this latest JAMB Brochure

WAEC subject for theatre art

  • English
  • Literature
  • and three other arts/social science subjects

Note: Just like the case for JAMB, please use the JAMB Brochure link (above) to check the exact subjects combination for your school. Sometimes, subjects required vary with schools.

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