Top Art Courses in University of Benin (UNIBEN)

art courses at university of benin

We consider the various art courses available at the University of Benin (UNIBEN) for aspirants seeking admission into the institution which is one of the top Federal Universities in Nigeria.

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Are you an aspirant of the University of Benin and you’re somewhat confused about the art courses available in the university, Or you want to make sure that your particular course of study is available for selection, then this post is just for you.

At the University of Benin, art students can choose from wide range of courses in the faculty of Law, faculty of Arts as well as some courses under the faculty of Social science.  The following courses are available under the Faculty of Arts

Department of English and Literature

Department of Fine and Applied Art

Department of history and international studies

Department of Foreign languages

Department of Linguistics Studies

Department of Mass Communication

Department of Philosophy

Department of Religion

Department of Theatre and Arts

Kindly note that the above art departments at the University of Benin has many courses under them for example , French is under the department of Foreign languages and so on.

It is worth knowing that while the above stated department are purely art courses based i.e the subject combination for the courses are GOVERNMENT, LITERATURE IN ENGLISH, CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS KNOWLEDGE, HISTORY, FINE ARTS  for UTME and ENGLISH LANGUAGE , MATHEMATICS, LITERATURE IN ENGLISH , GOVERNMENT, AND CRS for WAEC

There are also Art related courses under the Faculty of social science available at the University of Benin, this courses include

Political science

International studies and Diplomacy


Public Administration

The above listed course requires at least a social science subject as part of subject combination in both the Unified Matriculation Examination (UTME) and the Senior Secondary Certificate Examination SSCE( i.e WAEC, NECO,GCE NABTEB etc).

At the University of Benin, the most competitive or most sort after courses are in the following order


Mass communication

English and Literature

Candidates aspiring to gain admission into this department/courses must in extra effort in preparing for both the UTME and Post-Utme.

You can check the University student portal Here for more details.

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