Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Arts in Music in Nigeria

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Arts in Music(Music)
  • Major Subject: Music
  • Course Category: Degree Courses

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Arts in Music

  • Mountain Top University Mountain Top University, Makogi Oba  
    Admission requirements:
    1. UTME
    (a) O’ Level subjects

    Candidates must have at least five (5) credits at the SSCE (or its equivalents) in English Language and any other four subjects chosen from Social Sciences, Arts and Natural Sciences at not more than two sittings.
    While a Credit pass in Music at SSCE level is not mandatory it is desirable.
    A minimum of Grade 5 Certificate of the Associated Board of Royal School of Music (ABRSM), Mountain Top International Music School (MIMS), Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON) or Trinity College of Music (TCM) will be considered as an equivalent of an SSCE Music credit pass.

    (b) UTME Subjects

    English Language, and any other three subjects

    2. Direct Entry

    Two A Level passes including Music.
    Candidates with the following qualifications are eligible to apply for admission into 2nd year of the Music Programme:
    • Joint University Provisional Examination Board (JUPEB) – Music
    • OND from a recognized institution with a minimum of Upper Credit
    • NCE (Music Major) not less than Merit
    Candidates with minimum of Grade 7 Certificate from any of the following bodies: Associated Board of Royal School of Music (ABRSM), Mountain Top International Music School (MIMS), Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON) or Trinity College of Music (TCM) may also be considered.

    3. Conversion Programme

    For admission into the Conversion Programme (3rd year of the Bachelors Music Programme), MTU will consider candidates with the following qualifications:
    • Distinction in Music at HND Level
    • Diploma Certificate from the following institutions:
    • Associated Board of Royal School of Music (ABRSM), Mountaintop International Music School (MIMS), Music Society of Nigeria (MUSON), Trinity College of Music (TCM) or from other recognized institutions.
    The basic entry requirements of ‘O’ level credits in 5 subjects including English language must be satisfied by ALL applicants.
  • University of Ibadan University of Ibadan, Ibadan  
    Admission criteria:
    (i) For 4 years B.A Programme in Music: Candidates must have at least five ‘O’ level papers, including English. Grade 5 Theory certificate from a recognized music examination body or its equivalent will be an added advantage. JAMB subjects to include music.

    (ii) For the 3 year B.A Programme in Music: Candidates must have at least five papers, including English Language plus a Diploma in Music from Universities or other recognized institutions. OR The National Certificate of Education (NCE Music) provided there is a credit in English language at the ordinary level of GCE. OR Any good university degree or HND in any field with Grade VI Music Certificate (from ABRSM and other recognized examination bodies) (iii) Candidates must pass Departmental Audition
  • Babcock University Babcock University, Ilishan Remo  
    Minimum entry requirement:
    Candidates for admission into the Bachelor of Arts program should have:

    i. 5 credits ‘O’ levels or its equivalence which must include English language (a credit or pass in music and mathematics is an advantage but not a requirement).

    ii. Diploma certificate or NCE in Music with 5 credits ‘o’ levels or its equivalence

    which must include English. (Applicable to direct entry students).

    ii. Required grade in UTME and pass Babcock University screening exercise examination.

    Duration: Four(4) Years

  • Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Ihiala  
    Entry requirements:
    1.Five SSCE credit passes including Music and English Language in not more than two sittings.

    2.Two ‘A’ level passes to include Music.

  • Obafemi Awolowo University Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife  
    Duration:4 years:
    Admission requirements:
    'O' Level Requirements: Credits in English Language; plus 2 Arts subjects and any other two (2) subjects.
  • University of Calabar University of Calabar, Calabar  
  • Michael and Cecilia Ibru University Michael and Cecilia Ibru University, Agbarha Otor  
  • Federal College of Education,Pankshin Federal College of Education,Pankshin, Pankshin  
  • Adeyemi College of Education Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo  
  • Kwara State College of education, Ilorin Kwara State College of education, Ilorin, Ilorin  
  • Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, Lagos  
  • University of Jos University of Jos, Jos  
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka  
  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nsukka  
  • University of Port Harcourt University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt  
  • Lagos State University Lagos State University, Lagos  
  • Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike  Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike , Abakaliki  
  • Godfrey Okoye University Godfrey Okoye University, Enugu  
  • Bowen University Bowen University, Iwo  

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