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Study Education and Religious Studies

Admission Requirement to Study Education and Religious Studies including WAEC, NECO, GCE, JAMB UTME, Direct Entry, IJBM, JUPEB, CAMBRIDGE, NABTEB Subject Combinations, Course Description and Career Opportunities 


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To study this course in Nigeria Universities, you must fulfil the admission requirements which must include one or a combination of ‘O’ level results. This page will literally answer questions such as WAEC subject combination, JAMB UTME subject combination, Direct Entry requirements, Special consideration (waivers), Course description and the required documents for admission into Nigeria universities. And if you’re still having difficulties with getting admission in Nigeria, maybe it’s time you consider studying online or study abroad for free through scholarships

What is O level/WAEC subject combinations (requirement) for Education and Religious Studies?
You must have Five credit in subjects needed to study Education and Religious Studies. The core WAEC, NECO or GCE subject combinations/TC II or NTC/NBC credits/merit passes for Education and Religious Studies must include

  1. English Language
  2. Religious Studies
  3. Three other Arts subject
  4. A Trade Subject



What is JAMB UTME subject combination (subjects needed) for Education and Religious Studies?
You should aim for a score of 200 and above in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side. (Just an advice). If you score 180 and above in this recent JAMB UTME- All is well with you, but if your score is below 180, Please consider College or Polytechnic.. Don’t expect JAMB score upgrade. White collar Scammers are everywhere. JAMB is not the only option for admission. If you’re having troubles passing JAMB UTME maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB or Predegree. JAMB UTME subject combinations for Education and Religious Studies are

  1. Two Arts subject including Religious studies and one other subject.


What is Direct Entry requirement (that is the required A level result you need) to study Education and Religious Studies?
Two ‘A’ level passes/NCE merit in Religious Studies and one other Arts subject


Just a reminderEverything you have read so far is a general requirement, it is expedient that you also check the special consideration for this course below. If for some reasons you are not satisfied or cannot meet up with the subject combinations above, perhaps you should consider taking a look at Polytechnic or College of Education related course subject requirements. You can also study online with a foreign university right from your bedroom or apply for a scholarship to study abroad. Education is now a choice.    

So now that you know the compulsory WAEC, JAMB subject combination for Education and Religious Studies, (which is also applicable to NECO and GCE) as well as A level result/certificate. Do you know which Universities in Nigeria offer Education and Religious Studies?
Before you make a decision on which University to choose, please consider

  • The Fees
  • The Distance
  • The Environment
  • The Degree Certificate
  • Vulnerability to Strike
  • Acceptable O Level and A level Result
  • Academic Calendar

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Nigeria Universities offering Education and Religious Studies are

  1. Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
  2. Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba
  3. Abia State University, Uturu
  5. University of Benin (UNIBEN)
  6. University of Calabar (UNICAL)
  7. Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU)
  8. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
  9. EDALV
  10. EDZAR
  12. University of Ibadan (UI)
  13. College of Education, Ikere Ekiti
  14. University of Jos (UNIJOS)
  15. Niger Delta University Yenagoa (NDU)
  16. Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife (OAU)
  17. University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT)
  18. University of Uyo
  19. College of Education, Warri (COEWARRI)
  20. Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU)

Course Description for Education and Religious Studies: 
We are still working on a number of things. We will add a description for this course later on. But if you’re willing to add a description, we will appreciate.

Where can I work with a Degree in Education and Religious Studies? 
Having a Degree in Education and Religious Studies does not limit you to a particular work environment. Career opportunities will be added soon.


The general WAEC, NECO or GCE core subject combinations for Education and Religious Studies have been listed above. Yet, some Universities may accept Pass in some a compulsory subject instead of Credit. And some may accept or reject two sittings. That is combinations of WAEC, NECO, or GCE results. You will know more when you take a look at the special consideration (waiver) for this course if available. Please take note that when you see Check, it simply means the special consideration for this course had been merge with a related course to save space. So it is advisable to click the link or search with the search bar.

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