WAEC, JAMB Subject for Education and Islamic Studies

O Level & A Level Requirement – Subject Combination for Education and Islamic Studies including the List of Nigeria Universities Offering the Course, WAEC, NECO, GCE, JAMB UTME, Direct Entry, IJBM, JUPEB, CAMBRIDGE, NABTEB, Course Description and Career Opportunities 

 

Note
  • JAMB officially classified this course under Faculty of Education.
  • Probable Degree type – [B. ED/B.A.(Educ.)/B.Sc. (Educ.)/B.Ed. (Tech)]

The admission requirement to study Education and Islamic Studies in Nigeria Universities includes one or a combination of ‘O’ level results or A-level result if you’re going through Direct Entry. This page will literally answer questions such as WAEC subject combination, JAMB UTME subject combination, Direct Entry requirements, Special consideration (waivers), where you can work with the degree and the required documents for admission into Nigeria universities. If you’re still having difficulties with getting admission in Nigeria Universities, we have some post that may be of benefit to you.

 

What is O level/WAEC subject combination (requirement) for Education and Islamic Studies?
The subjects needed to study Education and Islamic Studies in WAEC must contain five (5) credit. This subject combination is also applicable to NECO AND GCE… The O level requirement that is the compulsory WAEC subject combination 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 180 – 200 and above in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side (Just an advice) because anything short of that may deny you of Admission/Post UTME. Of course, if you have a score below 180, you can consider College of Education or Polytechnic… Please note – JAMB is not the only option for admission. If you’re having troubles JAMB UTME maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB, ND or Predegree. JAMB UTME subject combination 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 reminder: Everything 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 combination 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.
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

See useful guides on how to choose a course and university

List of 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 Click to read conditions
  7. Yobe State University, Damaturu
  8. COEA
  9. COED-DEG
  10. Emmanuel Alayande College of Education, Oyo State
  11. Jigawa State College of Education, Gumel
  12. Saadatu Rimi College of Education, Kumbotso
  13. EDZAR
  14. EDYOLA
  15. Federal College of Education, Osiele, Abeokuta
  16. Federal College of Education,Katsina
  17. Federal College of Education, Kontagora
  18. Federal College of Education, Okene
  19. Federal University, Gusau Zamfara (FUGUS)
  20. Fountain University, Oshogbo
  21. Gombe State University, Gombe
  22. University of Ibadan (UI) Click to read conditions
  23. Osun State College of Education, Ila-Orangun
  24. University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) Click to read conditions
  25. Al-Qalam University, Katsina
  26. KICOE-DEG
  27. Kogi State University Anyigba
  28. Kwara State College of education, Ilorin (KWCOED)
  29. KWASCOE
  30. University of Lagos (UNILAG)
  31. Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU) Click to read conditions
  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) Click to read conditions
  39. Usumanu Danfodiyo University (UDUSOK)
  40. Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina (UMYU)
  41. USCOE
  42. CE-College of Education, Akwanga
  43. EDKAN

Where can I work with a Degree in Education and Islamic Studies? 
I believe you now know the subjects required to study Education and Islamic Studies. I urge you to also find out where you can work with the degree. Please take your time to read The Act of Getting a Job – so you would know what you’re up against after graduating. Career opportunities will be added soon.

 

The SSCE O level and A-level subject needed to study Education and Islamic Studies have been listed above. Yet, some Universities may accept D7 or E8 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.

Special Consideration
What is Direct Entry Special Consideration (waiver) to study Education and Islamic Studies?
(i) University of Lagos (UNILAG) accepts Diploma in Arabic/Islamic Studies from a recognized university.

(ii) Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu Ode (TASUED), University of Abuja, Gwagwalada andBayero University, Kano (BUK) accept a pass at credit level in Diploma in Islamic Studies.

(iii) Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria accepts (i) ‘A’ level/IJMB passes in Arabic/IRS and any other relevant subject. (ii) Its own Diploma in Islamic studies with a minimum of Merit Pass.

(iv) Gombe State University, Gombe accepts combined Diploma in Hausa, Arabic and Islamic Studies.

(v) EDZAR – requires three NCE/A’ level passes including Islamic Studies. Admission is by Direct Entry only. Also requires credit in English Language and four other subjects which should include Islamic Religious Knowledge and a pass in Mathematics. Accepts NCE in ISS combination with any other subject with a minimum of ‘C’ grade across including Education. Also accepts Diploma in Islamic Studies with a minimum of merit pass and it must be Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria’s Diploma must be Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria’s Diploma.

(vi) Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina (UMYU) accepts NCE with credit level in the subject of specialization and/or any other subject..

(vii) Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu Ode (TASUED) accepts Two ‘A’ level passes/NCE Merit in ISS and other Arts or Social Science subjects.

(viii) Saadatu Rimi College of Education, Kumbotso – Candidates must obtain not less than eight (8) points in NCE.

(ix) University of Lagos (UNILAG) accepts; (a) NCE credit/merit in: Islamic Studies. (b) Very good passes in three JUPEB subject: IRS and any two of Government/History, Literature in English, French, Yoruba/Igbo and Economics. (c) Two ‘A’ Level passes in relevant teaching subject areas. (e) Candidate must satisfy O/Level requirement.

(x) University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) accepts: (a) candidates who do not offer Islamic Religious Studies at UTME but meet UTME entry requirements may be considered for admission into 100 level. (b) candidates with Senior Islamic Studies Certificates as entry qualification for Islamic Studies and related programmes.

 What is WAEC, NECO, GCE Special Consideration (waiver) to study Education and Islamic Studies?
(i) Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria requires at least a pass in Arabic Language. Accepts credit in Social Science/Art subjects.

(ii) Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye does not accept Social Science subjects.

(iii) University of Lagos (UNILAG) requires five credit in English, Mathematics, IRS and 2 of Literature in English, Yoruba, Igbo, History or Government, French, CRS, Economics and Arabic.

(iv) Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU) requires credit in Mathematics.

(v) University of Abuja, Gwagwalada requires Arabic & English Language.

(vi) Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina (UMYU) requires five credits passes including English Language, Islamic Studies any other three relevant subjects with a pass in Mathematics.

(vii) Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu Ode (TASUED) requires Five ‘O’ level credits at one sittings or six ‘O’ level credits at two sittings to include English Language and other subjects in Arts/ Social Sciences.

(viii) Saadatu Rimi College of Education, Kumbotso requires credit in Arabic.

What is JAMB UTME Special Consideration (waiver) to study Education and Islamic Studies?
(i) University of Lagos (UNILAG) requires any three of Literature in English, History/Government, French, Geography, Math, Yoruba/Igbo, crk/irs, Arabic, Commerce

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