Arts Combined Honours can be studied under Arts & Humanities in Nigerian Universities. On this page, we will be covering the O’Level and JAMB subject combination required to study Arts Combined Honours. You will also find the Direct Entry Requirements and Universities offering the course.

You will also find other relevant information that will help you seamlessly register and apply for admission into any higher institution in Nigeria to study the course. It’s important you carefully go through this page to find out all the prerequisites necessary for this course.

O’Level Subjects for Arts (Combined Honours)

Five (5) O’level subjects are required for you to be qualified to study this course. You are expected to have five (5) SSCE credit passes in the required subjects which have been listed below;

1). English Language.


2). Any four (4) Arts subjects to be combined.

JAMB Subjects for Arts Combined Honours

Firstly, be informed that the JAMB subject combination for this course is 180 for Universities, though we urge you to aim for 200 and above to stand a better opportunity of being admitted.

There are three (3) subjects you must meet in your JAMB UTME examination and it must include English Language and any other TWO (2) arts subjects.

Direct Entry Requirements

If you don’t intend to apply to study the course at any Nigerian University using UTME, then you must ensure that you meet the required direct entry requirements listed below:


You are required to have two (2) ‘A’ level passes in the subjects to be combined.


UNN requires and accepts
i). Two (2) A’ level passes in subjects to be combined plus the UTME requirements.
ii). NCE merit/ND credit in the subjects to be combined plus the UTME requirements.

Nigerian Universities offering Combined Honours (Arts)

  • UNN (University of Nigeria)
  • BUK (Bayero University Kano)

Places to Work with a Degree in Arts (Combined Honours)

Graduates with a Degree in this course have many career options. Many graduate vacancies advertised in some countries like Nigeria and the UK don’t demand a specific degree subject. Thus, you can work in various sections such as:

places to work with a degree in arts (combined honours)

  • Commerce or finance.
  • Journalism or the media.
  • Central and local government.
  • Management or administration.
  • Social and community services.
  • Teacher.

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