Arts Education


The Fundamental concern of the Arts related programmes(Humanities) is  with man and his complex nature especially his multifaceted relationships with the world around him  and beyond, it is in this context that each Arts related programme tries to investigate and explain those aspects of man’s nature that particularly concern or challenge him.

The Philosophy of the Department of Arts Education in Niger Delta University is to produce qualified, competent and professional teachers to teach  various Arts related  subjects at the Secondary School Level.

Rationale for the Programmes

The programmes in the Department of Arts Education in the Faculty of Education offer learning experience to undergraduate students in specified areas of instruction. Each programme is aimed at producing manpower to take up teaching positions in learning institutions and other private and public educational agencies. Each programme is further designed in response to the educational demands in Nigeria for qualified and seasoned educationists in the various areas toward meeting the challenges of the 21st century


Specific Objectives of the B. A. Ed. Arts Education Programme

Produce graduate teachers who possess academic and professional training in reading, creative arts, historical analysis and diplomatic relations;

Produce highly motivated, conscientious and efficient teachers who are able to sustain the culture of arts, innovation and cultural heritage;

Train teachers who are conscious of the cultural values of the Nigeria society in relations to other societies; and

Advance the knowledge and ideals of creative minds among teachers for the sustenance of socio-culturalvalues, customs and tradition.

Bachelor of Arts Education (B.A.Ed) Degree Programme structure is as follows:

English and Literary Studies Education;
History and Diplomacy Education;
Religious Studies and Education;

Education and Development

Education and Politics

Teacher Education and Development

Human Resources Capacity Building and Institutional Reform

HOD  Arts Education – Dr. Young Torunarigha

Academic Staff

S/N Names Rank
1 Young Denson Torunarigha Professor view profile
2 Benwari Nnenna Ngozi Professor view profile
3 Mbachu Comfort Ebere Professor view profile
4 Dorgu Theresa Ebiere Associate Professor view profile
5 Justina Lere Zalakoro Senior Lecturer view profile
6 Meshach Muruwei Lecturer I view profile
7 Hannah Fenesai Graduate Assistant view profile

Lecturer Statistics

Professor 2
Associate Professor 2
Senior Lecturer 0
Lecturer I 2
Lecturer II 0
Assistant Lecturer 1
Graduate Assistant 1
Year 1 Male Students    ——– Female Students    ——–
Year 2 Male Students    ——– Female Students     ———
Year 3 Male Students    ——— Female Students    ——–
Year 4 Male Students    ——— Female Students    ———
Year 5 Male Students    ——– Female Students    ———

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Undergraduate Programme

Duration: 4 years

Lectures: 10

Quizzes: 3

Pass Percentage: 60

Max retakes: 5