UNN Department of Theatre & Film Studies Admission Requirement 2024/2025


This is to notify the general public and all aspiring University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) students that the Department of Theatre & Film Studies admission requirements has been published.

The admission requirements include O’level Subject combinations, JAMB UTME Subject combinations, and School and Departmental Cut-Off Marks.

About The University of Nigeria

The University of Nigeria, commonly referred to as UNN, is a federal university in Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria.

Founded by Nnamdi Azikiwe in 1955 and formally opened on 7 October 1960, the University of Nigeria has four campuses – Nsukka, Enugu, and Ituku-Ozalla – all located in Enugu State and Aba campus in Abia State.

The University of Nigeria was the first full-fledged indigenous and first autonomous university in Nigeria modelled upon the American educational system. It is the first land-grant university in Africa and one of Nigeria’s five most reputed universities.

Entry Requirements

O’Level Subject Combination

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Theatre & Film Studies include the following:

Five (5) SSCE credit passes to include English Language and Arts subjects.

Special Requirement (Waiver) Remarks

UNN requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes in subjects including English language, Literature in English, and one Science subject.

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

Candidates will write the following Four (4) Subjects in JAMB.

  • English Language.
  • Literature in English and two (2) other relevant subjects.

Direct Entry Requirement

These are the conditions you need to fulfil to gain Direct Entry admission to study Theatre And Film Studies if you don’t intend to use UTME. You require;

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

Special Requirement (Waiver) Remarks

UNN accepts:

  • ND/NCE either in Theatre Arts or any other relevant subjects or ‘A’ Level pass in Literature in English.
  • b) ND in Mass Communication, Fine and Applied Arts, Electrical/Elect. Engineering, Music, Management, and other relevant programs, plus the UTME requirements.

JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into UNN for the 2024/2025 session should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have a minimum of 160 or above score in your JAMB result.


We hope this article clarifies the admission requirements for UNN’s Department of Theatre & Film Studies. RealMina wishes good luck to all students who wish to attend UNN.

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