WAEC and JAMB Subject Combination for Music

2024 WAEC And JAMB Subject Combination For Music

WAEC And JAMB Subject Combination For Music – If you need the right subject combination for music as your course of study then we have you covered.
Preparing to fail is one of the reasons we deem it fit to present the list of subjects you are to choose as an intending student of the music department both In your WAEC and in your JAMB.

Apart from this subject combination, we will also list out the importance of your courses of study, the duration of the courses, the places or universities in Nigeria that are fully accredited to offer this course, and also the job position or roles you can attain as a graduate of this course.
this will help you, encourage you, and also light the right and burning passion in you. finally, we will get to give you questions and answers related to our courses of study.


WAEC and JAMB Subject Combination for Music

Overview Of Music 

Music is an art subject. it deals purely with Passion. most people feel music is just about singing but nope. it is way more than what we imagine.

it is the use of vocals or instruments to produce a form of harmony and expression of emotions.

music is sometimes written or printed in signs representing vocal or instrument sound. this plays a vital role in social activities, religious rituals, rite of passage ceremonies, celebrations, and cultural activities.

music performers, songwriters, performers, sound engineers, producers, tour organizers, and distributors of instruments, accessories, and sheet music.


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Importance Of Music 

The importance of music includes but is not limited to

  1. It provides insights into the cultural and historical context of different music traditions
  2. It fosters a deeper appreciation and understanding of different culture
  3. It contributes to personal development in that it enhances skills like discipline, preservation, and time management
  4. it helps to develop a strong work ethic and also  a sense of responsibility
  5. it helps improve memory attention and also develops problem-solving skills
  6. It is a form of expressive communication and equips individuals with the ability to express emotions, thoughts, and ideas
  7. It also involves collaboration and helps develop teamwork, communication, and cooperation
  8. It encourages aesthetic appreciation
  9. It preserves and also transmits values beliefs and stories across different generations
  10. it also serves as a reflection of cultural identity

WAEC Subject Combination For Music 

if you are yet to register for your WAEC and you wish to study music at the university. Here is a list of courses that you should use to register for your WAEC

  1. Mathematics
  2. English language
  3. Literature in English
  4. Government
  5. Music
  6. Economics
  7. Any other two arts subjects of your choice.

O’level Requirement

This is the needed score before you are eligible to write JAMB. In music, you need to have a minimum of 5 credits in the core subject from 1 – 5 as listed above.

Also, you need to note that this credit must be attained in not more than two sittings.

Any other credit obtained after two sittings is not allowed.

JAMB Subject Combination For Music

JAMB is a short form of Joint Admission and Matriculation Board. It is a board that is solely responsible for the administering of examinations for young secondary school level who are making their way to university education.

This is the pathway to university education. The subject involved is jamb is usually  four core subjects and they include

  1. English language
  2. Music
  3. literature in English
  4. government

to study Music in school you need to have a specific cutoff point of not less than 80 to qualify for admission consideration.

in JAMB getting the needed cut of points does not guarantee or secure your admission because most schools will demand you write a post-UTME.

Universities In Nigeria You Can Register For Music 

Here are the schools that have been accredited to offer Jamb in Nigeria

  1. University of Ibadan (UI)
  2. Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)
  3. University of Lagos (UNILAG)
  4. Ahmadu Bello University (ABU)
  5. University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
  6. Lagos State University (LASU)
  7. University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT)
  8. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU)
  9. Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA)
  10. Delta State University (DELSU)
  11. Abia State University (ABSU)
  12. University of Jos (UNIJOS)
  13. Bayero University Kano (BUK)
  14. Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE)
  15. Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB)
  16. Covenant University
  17. Redeemer’s University
  18. Babcock University
  19. Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko (AAUA)
  20. Federal University, Otuoke (FUOTUOKE)
  21. Ekiti State University (EKSU)
  22. Federal University, Dutse (FUD)
  23. University of Benin (UNIBEN)
  24. Ambrose Alli University (AAU)
  25. Kogi State University (KSU)
  26. Federal University, Lokoja (FUL)
  27. Osun State University (UNIOSUN)
  28. University of Calabar (UNICAL)
  29. Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK)
  30. Rivers State University (RSU)
  31. Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH)
  32. Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti
  33. Federal Polytechnic, Bida
  34. Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro
  35. Federal Polytechnic, Nekede
  36. Federal Polytechnic, Offa
  37. Federal Polytechnic, Oko
  38. Kaduna Polytechnic
  39. Kwara State Polytechnic
  40. Auchi Polytechnic
  41. Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo
  42. The Polytechnic, Ibadan
  43. Kogi State Polytechnic
  44. Abia State Polytechnic
  45. Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo
  46. Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro
  47. Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH)
  48. Osun State Polytechnic, Iree
  49. Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic, Ikot Osurua
  50. Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta

Job Positions Available For Music Graduates In Nigeria

the job positions in Nigeria that are available for graduates of music include but are not limited to

  1. Music teacher
  2. Instrumental director
  3. Choir director
  4. Music therapist
  5. Composer/arranger
  6. Sound engineer
  7. Music producer
  8. Music director for events
  9. Radio presenter /producer
  10. Music journalist
  11. Music librarian
  12. Music retail manager
  13. Concert promoter
  14. Tour manager
  15. Booking agent
  16. A&R representative
  17. Music event planner
  18. Music marketing specialist
  19. Online music content creator
  20. Music software developer
  21. Music copywrite specialist
  22. Music equipment specialist
  23. Music equipment sales representative
  24. Film/TV music supervisor
  25. Music venue manager
  26. Record label manager
  27. Social media manager for musicians
  28. Podcast producer for music shows
  29. Music technology consultants
  30. Music retail buyer
  31. Concert hall manager
  32. Music technology consultant
  33. Music festival coordinator
  34. Music app developer
  35. Music business consultant
  36. Music education administrator


Above we have been able to list out the various subjects needed in your JAMB and WAEC as intending students of music.
also, the job positions, and the universities that offer the courses.
for more information, you can drop an email in the comment box below and we will get back to you as soon as we can. I wish you success as you excel in your academics

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