B.A. DEGREE PROGRAMMES IN THE DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC

 The Department of Music offers four undergraduate programmes and a Diploma in Music, viz:

(i)                       B A. Degree in Music.

(ii)                     A combined honours programme (B.A. degree) in Music and Fine Arts.  This programme is designed for students interested in taking appointments in the public service, electronic and print media or in the international civil service, after graduation, in addition to those willing to take academic positions. The programme maintains a careful balance between the two areas of specialization.

(iii)                   A combined honours programme (B.A. degree) in Music and Religious Studies.  This programme is designed for students interested in taking appointment in the public service and priesthood, after graduation, in addition to those willing to take academic positions.  The programme maintains a careful balance between the two areas of specialization.

(iv)                   A combined honour programme (B.A. degree) in Music and Yoruba.  This programme is designed for students interested in taking appointments in the public service, electronic and print media, or in the international civil service, after graduation, in addition to those willing to take academic positions.  The programme maintains a careful balance between the two areas of specialization.

(i)                 Diploma in Music.

Admission Requirements:

(a) Entry to Part I

Passes in any five subjects at credit level to include English and at least One Arts subject at the Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSSCE), General Certificate Examination (GCE) or its equivalent.  Candidates are free to have a combination of Arts and Natural/Social Sciences subjects.  Such candidates do not necessarily have to offer Music either at WAEC or GCE but must offer JAMB Examination in Music

 (b) Entry to Part II

In addition to passes in any five subjects at Credit level including English, candidates must have any One of the following:

(i)         Diploma in Music from Obafemi Awolowo University or any other recognized Higher Institution.

(ii)        Associated Board of Royal School of Music (ABRSM) London, Grade VIII or its equivalent

(iii)       Certificate in Music or its equivalent.

(iv)       Ordinary National Diploma (OND) (Upper Credit) in Music or its equivalent.

(v)        National Certificate of Education (NCE) in Music or its equivalent (Upper Credit).

REQUIREMENTS FOR A DEGREE

Total number of Units required for graduation is 167-170. Direct entry students are required to complete a total of 129-132 units. The Units are distributed as follows:

A) 4-Year Programme: 132-137 units of courses within the Department, 23 units of elective courses from outside the Department and 12 units of Special Electives.

B) Direct Entry Students: 100-103 units of courses within the Department, 17 units of elective courses and 12 units of Special Electives.

The electives outside the Department are to be taken from any Department in the Faculty of Arts or the Faculties of Education, Science and Technology.

 

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