BA Music - Nnamdi Azikiwe University | Educartis

4 years
On Campus


Course Overview

The Music Bachelor’s programme is meant to help you develop your musical skills with distinction and excellence. Offered at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University as an undergraduate degree course, the programme covers the basics of Music through foundations in analysis, counterpoint and harmony. It explores the the history of music, from the medieval times of traditional performance to the evolved pop and similar genres. Without sloping too much on a kind of music, the course lays an efficient foundation for music performance. Students will learn to write their own music, with essential skills in vocals and instrumental.
Graduates of the Music degree programme are attractive across the music field and other performance and sound professions. If they don’t make make musics, they could produce for others, create beats or teach Music at secondary school level. At the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, you can take on the Music degree programme, and acquire a wide range of skills increasingly needed in the field.
By completing the degree programme, you will understand the approach to take in making excellent music and many other components involved in the field. The programme will also lead to the award of Bachelor of Arts degree in Music. 
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

The Bachelor’s degree programme in Music will help you develop the following capacities:

  • Ability to perform as soloists, ensemble members, and chamber musicians at appropriate levels for different purposes; 
  • Ability to create, analyze, and synthesize music as a means of supporting developing careers in music teaching and/or performance;
  • Identification and analysis of the elements of music in a given piece;
  • Demonstrate a sound vocal technique and an understanding of the vocal mechanism and vocal pedagogy.
Certification obtained

At the completion of the programme, you will receive the Bachelor of Arts degree in Music.

What jobs will I qualify for?

  • Music Therapist 
  • Music Teacher
  • Sound Technician
  • Arts Administrator


When do I start?

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Admission Criteria

Direct Entry
  • Two ‘A’ level passes to include Music.

  • Five SSCE credit passes including Music and English Language.
  • UTME subjects must include Music, one other Arts subject plus any other subject. 

How do I apply?

Step 1: Visit the University's admission portal and login with your JAMB Registration Number
Step 2: Generate a Remita RRR, with which you will pay the application fee of N2, 000 at any commercial bank.
Step 3: After successful payment, visit the application portal to fill the application form.
Step 4: Print out the completed form. 

Payment options

  •  Bank Deposit (via Remita) 

Detailed course information

  • Rudiments of Music
  • Tonal Harmony
  • African Music: Music and Society
  • Primary and Secondary Instruments
  • Introduction to Popular Music
  • Basic Keyboard Studies
  • Western Music after 1750
  • Afro-American Music
  • African Music: Theoretical Studies

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Phone & Location
  • +2347081610453
  • PMB 5025, Along Enugu - Onitsha Express Way, Ifite