Admission Requirements
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Admission Requirements

  1. All candidates applying into the Faculty of Arts through U.M.E. must have Credit in any two subjects chosen at single Honours Programmes.
  2. UME Entry Requirements into the programmes of the Faculty are the same as general entry requirements into the University programmes. Specifically, candidates must have at least five (5) credits (including English Language) at not more than two (2) sittings in GCE/SSCE/NECO/Equivalent except that the five (5) subjects should be the chosen course of study ( or relevant to it) while the others should be from Arts, Social Sciences and/or Science.
  3. Direct Entry requirements into the programmes of the Faculty are also same as general entry requirements into the University but A/L passes should include the subject(s) of the chosen course of study (or relevant to it) and any other from Arts, Social Sciences and/or Science.
  4. All direct entry candidates must basically meet U.M.E. requirements.
  5. Remedial Arts programme (which was resuscitated in 2005/2006 academic session) is also recognized for admission into 100 level programmes of the Faculty provided the candidates pass the (Remedial) examination and meet the entry requirements stated in paragraph (ii) above.

 



COURSE R E Q U I R E M E N T S UME SUBJECTS SPECIAL CONSIDERATION
DIRECT ENTRY U. M. E. (WAIVER) REMARKS
ARABIC At least two ‘A’ Level passes to include Arabic and any other Arts/Social Science Subject. Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Arabic and three other Arts/Social Science Subjects Arabic and any other two Arts/Social Science Subjects (i) UNILORIN accepts relevant Diploma of Bayero University, Kano (This satisfies both A/L and O/L admission requirements by Direct Entry).
         
        (ii) Candidates who do not offer Arabic at U.M.E. but meet U.M.E. entry requirements may be considered for admission into 100 level.
         
        U.M.E.
        UNILORIN may accept candidates   
        with no Arabic but who meets other entry requirements         
         
CHRISTIAN STUDIES At least two ‘A’ level passes/NCE to include Christian Religious Studies/Religious Studies and any other Arts/Social Science Subject. Five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, and three other relevant subjects. Christian Religious Knowledge and any other two Arts or Social Science Subjects. UNILORIN accepts Diploma in Religious Studies or Theology of London or an accredited Nigerian University. 
COMPARATIVE RELIGIOUS STUDIES (i) At least two ‘A’ level passes in Christian Religious Studies or Religious Studies or Islamic Religious Studies and any other Arts/Social Science/ Science Subject. Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Christian Religious Knowledge/ Islamic Religious Studies and any other three Arts/Social Science/Science Subjects. Christian Religious Knowledge or Islamic Religious Studies and any other two Arts/ Social Science/ Science Subjects. DIRECT ENTRY
        UNILORIN accepts Diploma in Religious Studies or Theology of Ibadan, London, or any accredited University in Nigeria.
  (ii) ND/NCE in Christian/Islamic             
  Studies.     U.M.E.
        UNILORIN accepts candidates who do not have Christian Religious Studies or Islamic Religious Studies but who meet other UME entry requirement. 
ENGLISH LANGUAGE At least two ‘A’ Level passes to include Literature-in-English and one other Arts or Social Science Subject.  Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include  Lit-in-English, one other Arts subject and another Arts of Social Science subject. DIRECT ENTRY
  . Literature-in-English, English Language and three other Arts/Social Science Subjects.   UNILORIN accept NCE with English major.
        UME
        UNILORIN accepts any Arts/Social Science Subject.
FRENCH  At least two ‘A’ level passes including French and one other Arts or Social Science Subject.  Five ‘O’ level credit passes in French, English Language and three other Arts/Social Science Subject Subjects.  French and any other two Arts/ Social Science Subjects. DIRECT ENTRY
        UNILORIN accepts NCE (Credit Level) with French as major subject and Diploma with French as Principal subject.
        UME
        (i)  UNILORIN accepts Social Science Subject.
        (ii) UNILORIN accepts ND with French as principal subject.
HISTORY At least two ‘A’ level passes in History or Government and any other Arts/Social Science Subject Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English, History/Government and any three Arts/Social Science Subjects. History/Government and any other two subjects from Arts or Social Sciences. DIRECT ENTRY
        UNILORIN accepts 
        (a) Government in lieu of History
        (b) NCE (Merit Pass) History/Govt. major.
        (c) Diploma (Merit) in Administrative Management, Conflict Resolution, Law,  Mass Communication, Public Administration and Industrial Relations with at least merit pass or equivalent in History/Government
        U. M. E.
        UNILORIN requires five ‘O’ level credits in English Language, History/Government plus three other Arts/Social Science Subjects.
        U.M.E. SUBJECTS
        UNILORIN accepts Government in lieu of History.
         
ISLAMIC STUDIES At least two ‘A’ level passes to include Islamic Religious Studies and any other Arts/Social Science Subject Five ‘O’ level credit passes  to include English Language and Islamic Religious Studies or Arabic and any other three Arts/Social Science Subjects. Islamic Religious Studies and two other Arts/Social Science Subjects DIRECT ENTRY
         
        (i) UNILORIN accepts relevant Diploma of Bayero University, Kano (This satisfies both A/L and O/L admission requirements by Direct Entry).
         
        (ii) Candidates who do not offer Islamic Religious Studies at U.M.E. but meet U.M.E. entry requirements may be considered for admission into 100 level.
         
LINGUISTICS At least two ‘A’ level passes or NCE to include any Language, preferably an African Language and any other Arts/Social Science/Science Subject Five ‘O’ level credit passes including English Language, one other Language and any other three Arts/Social Science/ Science Subjects. Any Language and two other Arts/Social Science/Science Subjects. DIRECT ENTRY
        (i) UNILORIN accepts Diploma in  Linguistics 
         
        (ii)  UNILORIN  requires ‘A’ level or NCE subject in Arts, Social Science or Science provided not more than one of  the Subjects is in Social Science.
         
         
         
         
         
        U M E
        (i) UNILORIN requires ‘O’ level credits passes in Arts and Social Sciences.
        (ii) UNILORIN requires at least one Nigerian Language or Lit-in-English and one other Arts Subject. 
        (iii) UNILORIN accepts Science     
              Subject.
         
        U.M.E. SUBJECTS
         UNILORIN requires one Art Subject and any two subjects from Arts/Science/Social Sciences.          
PERFORMING ARTS (i) At least two ‘A’ level passes to include Fine Arts/Music/Literature-in-English and any other Arts/ Social Science/Science Subject Five ‘O’ level credit passes  to include  English Language, Literature-in-English and any other three Arts/Social Science/Science Subjects. One Art subject and any other two Arts/Social Science/Science Subjects DIRECT ENTRY
  (ii)  NCE passes at  merit level in English/Music/Fine Arts and /or Applied Arts as a major subject      
        (i)   UNILORIN requires ‘A’ level candidates to pass English and Lit-in-English at credit levels.     
  (iii) Diploma in Theatre Arts/ Dramatic Arts/Journalism/ Architecture/Environmental Design/Mass Communication/ Law/Music/Fashion Design.      
        (ii)  UNILORIN requires holders of Diploma in Theatre Arts or Dramatic Arts to pass Literature-in-English at credit level.
        U M E 
        UNILORIN accepts ABRSM Grade V and above (Music Theory) or equivalent certificate in lieu of credit pass in Lit-in-English.
YORUBA At least two ‘A’ level passes to include  Five ‘O’ level credit passes  to include Yoruba, English Language and three other Arts/Social Science Subjects. Yoruba and two other subjects in Arts/Social Science.  DIRECT ENTRY
  Yoruba and any other Arts/Social Science Subject.     UNILORIN accepts NCE/Diploma (Upper Credit) in Yoruba and Social Science Subjects.
        U.M.E.
        UNILORIN accepts candidates who do not offer Yoruba (Language/Literature) but meet other UME entry requirements.
 

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