Study Criminology and Securities Studies – Under Law

Last updated on July 12th, 2018 at 11:47 pm

O Level & A Level Requirement – Subject Combination for Criminology and Securities 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 


  • JAMB officially classified this course under Faculty/School/College of Law.
  • Probable Degree type – LLB. (HONS)

The admission requirements to study Criminology and Securities Studies – Under Law 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.


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What is O level / WAEC subject combination (requirement) for Criminology and Securities Studies – Under Law?
The subjects needed to study Criminology and Securities Studies – Under Law 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 Criminology and Securities Studies – Under Law must include:

  1. English Language
  2. A trade subject


Criminology and Security Studies degree allows you to examine a range of subjects including intelligence, counter-terrorism, and conflict. This will equip you with a wide range of knowledge about both national and international politics, and how politics can impact both security and insecurity in Nigeria. You will also learn more about topics such as the role of MI5 and MI6, extremism, terrorism and counter-terrorism and conflict in the modern world, and International Relations.

Before you read through JAMB UTME subject combination (subject to write in jamb) for Criminology and Securities Studies, Let me tell you what you stand to gain if you study this course – This degree equips you with knowledge of the political and historical issues which are leading to continued conflict and instability in the world today. This is an exciting and dynamic course whose curriculum directly reflect what is happening in Nigeria and around the world while exposing you to inner workings of the Criminal Justice System.

Criminology and Security Studies is among the few courses supported by local and national criminal justice agencies, including the police force, charities, pressure groups, criminal justice agencies, criminal rehabilitation, probation service and prisons. More, this course is delivered by experienced lecturers in the fields of policing, security studies and criminology.


What is JAMB UTME subject combination (subject needed) for Criminology and Securities 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 (subject to write in jamb) for Criminology and Securities Studies are any three subject


What is Direct Entry requirement (that is the required A-level result you need) to study Criminology and Securities Studies?
(i) Two ‘A’ Level passes in GCE/IJMB in Arts or Social Science subjects.
(ii) ND in Law, Criminal Justice, Public Administration with passes at lower credit or higher grade.


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 Criminology and Securities Studies, (which is also applicable to NECO and GCE) as well as A-level result/certificate. Do you know which Universities in Nigeria offer Criminology and Securities 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

List of Nigeria Universities offering Criminology and Securities Studies include;

  1. University of Jos (UNIJOS) Click to read conditions


Where can I work with a Degree in Criminology and Securities Studies? 
I believe you now know the subjects required to study Criminology and Securities 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 when we revisit this page.


The SSCE O level and A-level subject needed to study Criminology and Securities Studies have been listed above but, 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
No special consideration (waiver).

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