JAMB and WAEC (O’Level) Subject Combination for Religious Studies

To study a course at the university, students should make sure that they carefully combine subjects properly in examinations. This is because the combination of wrong subjects in examinations can be dangerous. Religious Studies is also another competitive course offered at the university. With that students should note the JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Religious Studies.

JAMB and WAEC (O'Level) Subject Combination for Religious Studies

Under the same field, the same subject combination can be used for different courses but this is not possible if the course is under separate fields. Like the subject combination for art courses do not apply to that of science course. This page will tell you what you need to know about Religious Studies. It will also bring the JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Religious Studies and the universities that offer the course.

What You Need to Know About Religious Studies

Religious Studies is an art or commercial course that would normally take students four years to study if there are no carryovers. It is also on the list of the most competitive course to study in the country. Like the name implies it is the academic study of religion that is the belief and a lot more.

The course is offered at a lot of universities in the country so students should adequately prepare to meet other competition. There are also a lot of rewarding job opportunities for one who studied Religious Studies. Below are some of the careers available for one who studied Religious Studies at the university

  • Child & Youth Worker
  • Lecturer
  • Teacher
  • Community Center Director
  • Religious Rights Advocate
  • Missionary
  • Lobbyist
  • Museum Curator
  • Historian
  • Mediator
  • Non-Profit Administrator

These are some of the careers available and all of them are well paying whereas there are others that are not on the list.

JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Religious Studies

CRS or IRS are important subjects for the course so the JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Religious Studies must include these two subjects. Students need five credits in WAEC (West African Examination Council) to study the course. The subjects in WAEC applies to NECO (National Examination Council) or any O’Level examination. Below is the Subject Combination for Religious Studies in WAEC

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Christian religious Studies or Islamic Religious Studies
  • Any other art subjects

In WAEC students needs five subjects whereas in JAMB (Joint Admission and Matriculation Board) they need only four. One important subject in JAMB is English Language as it is compulsory for all courses. Students should note that the JAMB examination is responsible for admission into the university. Below is the Subject Combination for Religious Studies in JAMB

  • English Langauge
  • Christian Religious Studies or Islamic Religious Studies
  • Any other two art subjects

List of Universities Offering Religious Studies in Nigeria

A very wide number of universities and other higher institutions offers the course in the country and so students to check the list and carry out studies about them. Below are the Universities offering Religious Studies in Nigeria

State Universities

  • AMBROSE ALLI UNIVERSITY, EKPOMA, EDO STATE
  • ADEKUNLE AJASIN UNIVERSITY, AKUNGBA-AKOKO, ONDO STATE
  • ABIA STATE UNIVERSITY, UTURU, ABIA STATE
  • AKWA IBOM STATE UNIVERSITY, IKOT-AKPADEN, AKWA IBOM STATE
  • BENUE STATE UNIVERSITY, MAKURDI, BENUE STATE
  • CHUKWUEMEKA ODUMEGWU OJUKWU UNIVERSITY, ULI, ANAMBRA STATE
  • DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY, ABRAKA, DELTA STATE
  • EASTERN PALM UNIVERSITY, OGBOKO, IMO STATE
  • EBONYI STATE UNIVERSITY, ABAKALIKI, EBONYI STATE
  • EKITI STATE UNIVERSITY, ADO-EKITI, EKITI STATE
  • IGNATIUS AJURU UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION, PORT HARCOURT, RIVERS STATE
  • IMO STATE UNIVERSITY, OWERRI, IMO STATE
  • NIGER DELTA UNIVERSITY, WILBERFORCE ISLAND, BAYELSA STATE

Federal Universities

  • UNIVERSITY OF BENIN, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR, CALABAR, CROSS RIVER STATE
  • ALEX EKWUEME FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, NDUFU-ALIKE, EBONYI STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN, IBADAN, OYO STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF JOS, JOS, PLATEAU STATE
  • OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY, ILE-IFE, OSUN STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSUKKA, ENUGU STATE

Private Universities

  • ADELEKE UNIVERSITY, EDE, OSUN STATE
  • AUGUSTINE UNIVERSITY, ILARA, LAGOS, LAGOS STATE
  • BABCOCK UNIVERSITY, ILISHAN-REMO, OGUN STATE
  • BOWEN UNIVERSITY, IWO, OSUN STATE
  • COAL CITY UNIVERSITY, ENUGU, ENUGU STATE
  • EVANGEL UNIVERSITY, AKAEZE, EBONYI STATE
  • GODFREY OKOYE UNIVERSITY, URGWUOMU- NIKE, ENUGU STATE
  • JOSEPH AYO BABALOLA UNIVERSITY, IKEJI-ARAKEJI, OSUN STATE
  • MADONNA UNIVERSITY, ELELE, RIVERS STATE
  • McPHERSON UNIVERSITY, SERIKI SOTAYO, OGUN STATE
  • MOUNTAIN TOP UNIVERSITY, MAKOGI-OBA, OGUN STATE
  • PAUL UNIVERSITY, AWKA, ANAMBRA STATE
  • SAMUEL ADEGBOYEGA UNIVERSITY, OGWA, EDO STATE
  • SUMMIT UNIVERITY, OFFA, KWARA STATE
  • TANSIAN UNIVERSITY, OBA, ANAMBRA STATE
  • KINGS UNIVERSITY, ODE-OMU, OSUN STATE
  • VERITAS UNIVERSITY, ABUJA, FCT

Admission Requirements

Students need five credits in WAEC (West African Examination Council) or in NECO (National Examination Council) The JAMB (Joint Admission and Matriculation Board) cut off mark for Religious Studies is 160. Applicants are advised to score above 200 in JAMB and pass the universities Post-UTME cut-off mark for a better chance of admission.

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