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WAEC, JAMB Subject Combinations for Religious Studies

Admission Requirement to Study 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 Religious Studies?
You must have Five credit in subjects needed to study Religious 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 Religious Studies must include:

  1. English Language
  2. CRK/IRS
  3. A trade subject


What is JAMB UTME subject combination (subject needed) for 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 Religious Studies are

  1. CRS/IRS
  2. Any two subjects


What is Direct Entry requirement (that is the required A level result you need) to study Religious Studies?
Two ‘A’ level subjects to include Religious Studies (CRS/IRS)

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 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 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 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

See useful guides on how to choose a course and university
Nigeria Universities offering Religious Studies are:

  1. Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba
  2. Abia State University, Uturu
  3. Akwa Ibom State University of Technology, Uyo
  4. The Apostolic Church Theological Seminary Amumara (TACTSA)
  5. Adeleke University Ede (AUE)
  6. Augustine University
  7. Babcock University,Ilishan-Remo
  8. University of Benin (UNIBEN)
  9. Benue State University, Makurdi
  10. University of Calabar (UNICAL)
  11. Calvary College of Theology, Rukpokwu, Obio, Port Harcourt
  12. Catholic Institute of West Africa (CIWA)
  13. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli
  14. Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU)
  15. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
  16. Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike – Enugu State
  17. World Harvest Bible College and Seminary, Calabar
  18. University of Ibadan (UI)
  19. Immanuel College of Theology, Ibadan
  20. Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU)
  21. Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji (with options in Ministerial Studies)
  22. Ekiti State University
  23. University of Jos (UNIJOS)
  24. Madonna University, Okija
  25. Mcpherson University, Seriki Sotayo, Ajebo
  26. Mountain Top University
  27. Nigerian Christian Bible College, Ukpom
  28. Niger Delta University Yenagoa (NDU)
  29. Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife (OAU)
  30. Paul University, Awka – Anambra State
  31. Essien Ukpabia Presbyterian Theological College, Itu, Akwa Ibom State
  32. Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa
  33. St. Peter and Paul Seminary Bodija, Ibadan
  34. Summit University
  35. Seat of Wisdom Seminary, Owerri
  36. Tansian University, Umunya
  37. UMCA Theological College, Ilorin
  38. Kings University, Ode Omu (UNIKINGS)
  39. Veritas University, Abuja
  40. West Africa Theological Seminary (WATSI)

Course Description for 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 Religious Studies? 
Having a Degree in 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 combination for Religious Studies have been listed above but, 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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