Are you searching for the proper WAEC or JAMB subjects combination for Theatre And Film Studies? We have all the admission requirements for the course. In addition to the aforementioned, we also listed the names of all the Universities in Nigeria where you can study theatre and film studies plus their special considerations and remarks.

As a matter of fact, we covered both the UTME and Direct Entry admission requirements for theatre and film studies. We, therefore, suggest that both UTME/DE candidates should pay attention to this page to understand the prerequisites that will enable them to seamlessly carry out their registration and successfully apply for admission.

O’Level Subjects and Requirements

The O’Level subjects you choose during your SSCE play a vital role in deciding whether you are qualified to study a particular course or not. To study Theatre And Film Studies, you are required to have at least five (5) SSCE credit passes which must include:

1). English Language.
2). Lit-In-English.
3). Mathematics.
4). Two (2) other Arts subjects.



i). UNN requires at least five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in subjects which must include Literature-in-English, English language, one (1) Science subject, and two (2) arts subjects.

ii). UNIJOS did not make Fine Arts compulsory.

iii). UNIJOS requires an ‘O’ level credit pass in Literature-in-English.

iii). UNIPORT requires at least five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in Literature-in-English, English Language,  and any other two (2) Arts or Social Science subjects.


JAMB Subject Combination For Theatre And Film Studies

requirements and subjects combination for theatre and film studies

UTME candidates should be informed that English Language is Compulsory for Theatre And Film Studies. The other three (3) subjects that you will meet include:

1). Literature in English.
2). And two (2) other relevant subjects.


i). UNN requires Literature-in-English and two (2) subjects from either Social Sciences or Arts.

Direct Entry Admission Requirements

Direct Entry candidates who don’t intend to use UTME should ensure they meet the Direct Entry admission requirements to study Theatre And Film Studies below:

  • Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Arts, Social Sciences or Science subjects.


1). UNN accepts the following:
1a). NCE/ND either in Theatre Arts or ‘A’ level pass in Literature in English or any other relevant subjects.
1b). ND in Mass Communication, Electrical/Elect. Engineering, Fine and Applied Arts, Music, Management, and other relevant subjects in addition to the UTME requirements.

ii). UNIJOS accepts IJMB/’A’ level passes in two (2) or three (3) ‘A’ level passes and other certificates in Mass Communication, Drama, Communication, and Journalism with three (3) ‘O’ level credit passes in relevant subjects including Literature-in-English.

iii). UNIPORT – No Direct Entry.

iv). UNIJOS accepts the certificate in Theater Arts, Drama, Music, and Mass Communication. ‘A’ level passes to include Literature in English, English Language in addition to the UTME requirements.

 Universities In Nigeria Offering Theatre And Film Studies

Career Options For Theatre And Film Studies Degree Holders

If you have been searching for places you can work with a degree in Theatre And Film Studies, then you can find them below.

  • Archivist.
  • Advertising art director.
  • Broadcast presenter.
  • Concept artist.
  • Community arts worker.
  • Event manager.
  • Film director.
  • Location manager.
  • Marketing executive.
  • Public relations officer.
  • Programme researcher, broadcasting/film/video.
  • Runner, broadcasting/film/video.
  • Special effects technician.
  • Talent agent.
  • Television camera operator.
  • Television/film/video producer.
  • Television production coordinator.

We hope this page was able to provide you with the answer to the question that has made land here. Should in case you still have any questions you want us to clear up for you,  feel free to share them via the comment section.

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