JAMB And WAEC Subject Combination for Music

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What are the JAMB subject combination for Music for 2023/2024? If you are really interested in knowing the JAMB as well the O level (WAEC) subject combination required to study Music under the faculty of Arts and Humanities then it may please you to know that we have covered JAMB and WAEC subject combination for Music here in this post you are currently reading.

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To make this official, this is a notice to inform all JAMB and WAEC candidates who will be sitting for the upcoming JAMB examination that JAMB subject combination for Music has been released by the management of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

Keep in mind that the JAMB subject combinations as well as the o level (WAEC) requirements mentioned on this post are only meant for Music under the faculty of Arts and Humanities.

JAMB Subject Combination For Music

The required JAMB subject subject combination for Music are:

Music, one other Arts subject plus any other subject.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) LASU accepts Music plus any two other subjects. UI and UNIZIK accept any three Arts or Social Science subjects.

(ii) BU requires any of Literature in English or CRS as the other subject.

(iii) UNN and UNIPORT accept any three subjects.

(iv) OAU accepts any three subjects from Arts, Social Sciences or Sciences.

WAEC (O Level) Subject Requirements For Music

The list of compulsory WAEC subjects required for Music under the faculty of are as follows:

Five SSCE credit passes including Music and English Language.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) BU accepts Music Society of Nigeria’s Grade V Certificate, Trinity College of Music Grade V certificate and Associated Board of Royal Schools of Music Grade V Certificate and other Arts or Social Science subjects.

(ii) OAU and UI – Credit pass in Music is not compulsory.

(iii) UNIUYO does not insist on Credit pass in Music at SSCE. If a candidate earns a Grade V certificate in the Associated Board of Royal School of Music (ABRSM) Examination or Music Society of Nigeria (MUSON) Examination, it will be an added advantage.

(iv) UNIPORT accepts credit passes in English Language and any other four subjects (a credit pass in Music is an added advantage).

(v) UNIJOS requires five O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Literature in English and any Arts/Social Science subjects at not more than two sittings.


(i) UNN and UNIUYO require candidates to pass Audition test which is held on the last Thursday and Friday of August every year.

(ii) UNIUYO does not insist on Credit pass in Music at SSCE

(iii) OAU accepts candidate with credit in English Language and four other subjects but with no qualification or certificate in Music may be considered provided they posses UTME requirements.

(iv) DELSU does not insist on credit pass in Music at O/Level Both UTME and DE candidates must pass its departmental audition test.

(v) UNIZIK does not require credit in Music but does accepts a pass in English Language.

(vi) LASU accepts NCE (merit) in Music Education, Music Technology/Music from recognized institutions.

(vii) OAU requires credit in another language, African or European.

(viii) DELSU accepts HND )Upper credit) into 300 level. Also accepts Associated Board of Royal School of Music (ABRSM) Grade.

(ix) UNIPORT – No Direct Entry.

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