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Requirements to Study Education and Islamic Studies

Admission Requirement to Education and Islamic 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 Islamic Studies?
You must have Five credit in subjects needed to Education and Islamic Studies in WAEC. This subject combination is also applicable to NECO AND GCE… The core O level that is the compulsory WAEC subject combinations for Education and Islamic Studies must include

  1. English Language
  2. Islamic Religious Studies
  3. A Trade Subject



What is JAMB UTME subject combination (subjects needed) for Education and Islamic 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 Islamic Studies are

  1. Islamic Studies/Arabic
  2. Two other social Science or Arts subjects.


What is Direct Entry requirement (that is the required A level result you need) to study Education and Islamic Studies?
(i) NCE merit passes in IRS and Education.
(ii) ‘A’ level passes in Arabic/IRS and any other relevant 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 Islamic 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 Islamic 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 Islamic Studies are

  1. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  2. University of Abuja, Gwagwalada
  3. AOCOE
  4. Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin
  5. Bauchi State University, Gadau
  6. Bayero University, Kano
  7. Yobe State University, Damaturu
  8. COEA
  10. EACOE
  12. EDKANO
  13. EDZAR
  14. EDYOLA
  16. Federal College of Education,Katsina
  18. FC-OKENE
  19. Federal University, Gusau Zamfara (FUGUS)
  20. Fountain University, Oshogbo
  21. Gombe State University, Gombe
  22. University of Ibadan (UI)
  23. Osun State College of Education, Ila-Orangun
  24. University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)
  25. Al-Qalam University, Katsina
  27. Kogi State University Anyigba
  28. Kwara State College of education, Ilorin (KWCOED)
  30. University of Lagos (UNILAG)
  31. Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU)
  32. Nasarawa State University Keffi (NSUK)
  33. Northwest University Kano (NWU)
  34. NSCOE
  35. Osun State College of Education Ilesa
  36. Federal College of Education (special) Oyo
  37. SHAGARI-2
  38. Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu Ode (TASUED)
  39. Usumanu Danfodiyo University (UDUSOK)
  40. Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina (UMYU)
  41. USCOE
  43. EDKAN

Course Description for Education and Islamic 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 Islamic Studies? 
Having a Degree in Education and Islamic 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 Islamic 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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