Best Courses for Art Students in Nigerian Universities

Best Courses for Art Students in Nigerian Universities

Many people take Arts courses and Arts students for granted. It is not their fault; these people have limited understanding of what it means to be an Arts student or to study an Arts course. Truth is some Arts courses are far more marketable than many of the other courses people are studying in higher institutions these days.


You may not believe it, but this is very true. Through this writeup, you will be enlightened on the various marketable courses you can study as an Arts students, courses that will set you apart from the crowd in the labour market.


English is one of the most marketable courses in Nigeria today. Does it sound more like an ordinary course? This is because you do not understand the extent to which a B.A. Honours in Arts can take you. Yes, it can take you far!

As an English Language gradute, you can work as any of the professionals below:

• Digital copywriter
• Editorial assistant
• English as a foreign language teacher
• Lexicographer
• Magazine journalist
• Newspaper journalist
• Primary school teacher
• Secondary school teacher
• Writer

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Additionally you can work in any of the fields below:

• Academic librarian
• Advertising account executive
• Advertising copywriter
• Arts administrator
• Information officer
• Marketing executive
• Public relations officer
• Records manager

While others may be rejected during interview, you will never be let down since you are diverse.


As a lawyer, you win respect in your community and everywhere you go. The aura of authority is on you and you can reach places where others may not be able to reach. Doors that would remain shut to others will be opened to you because of your degree in law.

Yes, being a lawyer is full of privileges. As a lawyer, you can work in varieties of industries, including banking sector. Check below for list of where you can apply your law degree.

• Chartered Certified Accountant
• Chartered Management Accountant
• Chartered Public Finance Accountant
• Commodity Broker
• Financial Adviser
• Financial Manager
• Insurance Account Manager
• Investment Banker
• Investment Fund Manager
• Pension Scheme Manager
• Tax Adviser
• Civil service fast stream
• Government Research Officer
• Health and Safety Inspector
• Immigration Officer
• MOD Police Officer
• Police Officer
• Political Research Assistant
• Politician’s Assistant
• Probation Officer
• Public Affairs Consultant
• Trade Union Research Officer
• Trading Standards Officer.

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In fact, the list is endless.

Music, Theatre Arts

B.A. in music or theatre arts is something worthy of honour. As a graduate, you do not need to search for job; you would have been armed with skills while at school, skills that can make you an employer of labour. You can go into acting or wax your own record.

You can also become a director or record producer. The possibilities are endless. You however need to have personal liking for acting or singing in rider to make it big in the profession.

Foreign languages

Being a graduate in foreign languages, be it Russian, French, German or any other foreign language, makes you marketable. You an teach any of these languages, either as a private teacher or as an employee. You can also work at embassies.

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  1. adebayo toheeb oluwasegubfunmilayo samuel

    am meaning to go and study Art, English or Theater Art in university or polytechnic. please can u brief or enlighten me more about these three courses?

  2. Micheal

    what course can i read as an art student without literature and economics

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