Course Title: RELIGIOUS STUDIES

Course Description

Religious Studies involve the detailed study of human beliefs by carrying out comparative studies on them, interpretation, emphasis, and possible explanations to them. With a knowledge of Religious studies, you'll be obligated to lead the crowd to through a path which you believe to be right, and carrying out lectures on what is thought to be right by you (according to your beliefs).

With a degree in Religious Studies, one can become any of the following:

  1. Advice worker
  2. Archivist
  3. Charity fundraiser
  4. Counsellor
  5. Civil Service administrator
  6. Community development worker
  7. International aid/development worker
  8. Mediator


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Subject Combination for JAMB

Here are the courses to combine when filling this course for JAMB UTME

CRS/IRS and any other two (2) subjects.

Course Cut of Point

180 is the minimum cut off point for RELIGIOUS STUDIES as specified by JAMB.

Also, the required cut-of-points for this course (RELIGIOUS STUDIES) depends on the school you are applying for, basically many schools have a different minimum cut of marks for accepting students in this area, which may be higher or even lower than JAMB recommend. Also, it is important to note that your O'level result (WAEC, NECO, GCE etc) is a primary criteria for screening, continue reading to know the required subjects you must have on your O'Level result

RELIGIOUS STUDIES Requirement UTME

Five (5) SSC credit passes to include English Language and CRS/IRS.

RELIGIOUS STUDIES Requirements Direct Entry

Two (2) 'A' Level subjects to include Religious Studies (CRS/IRS).

Schools offering RELIGIOUS STUDIES

School Cut-of-points
Osun State College of Education, Ila-Orangun
Al-Ibadan College of Education,
Adekunle Ajasin University,
University of Calabar (UNICAL).
Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State
University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State
University of Jos
Obafemi Awolowo University
University of Nigeria Nsukka
Abia State University, Uturu
Niger Delta University
Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University
Ignatius Ajuru University of Education
Augustine University
Adeleke University
Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo
Bowen University
Coal City University
Eastern Palm University
Evangel University
Godfrey Okoye University
Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu Alike Ikwo
Ambrose Alli University
Akwa Ibom State University
Joseph Ago Balabalo University
Kings university
Madonna university
Mountain top University
Benue State University
Delta State University, Abraka
Ebonyi State University
Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti
Imo State University
Mcpherson University
Paul University
Summit University Offa
Tansian University
Veritas University
SAMUEL ADEGBOYEGA UNIVERSITY, OGWA

REL. STUD. Special Consideration

DIRECT ENTRY

(i) AAU accepts two (2) 'A' Level passes, to include CRS and one other Arts subject.

(ii) AAUA accepts ND, NCE or two (2)'A' Level passes from the Arts or Social Sciences programme.

(iii) ABSU and DELSU accept NCE/ND/HND in Religious or Social Studies or 'A' Level in three (3) subjects including Religion Studies.

(iv) AUE requires two (2) 'A' Level passes to include Literature in English and other Arts subjects or NCE credit in English Language/Political Science AUGUSTINE accepts two (2) 'A' Level passes in any relevant subjects, NCE credit and ND credit in relevant subjects/programme in addition to UTME requirements.

(v) BENIN accepts:

a)Two (2) 'A' Level passes in Arts and Social Sciences at one sitting.

b) NCE credit in CRS or IS/Arabic studies or Religious Studies or Social Studies. In addition, candidates should have an overall credit level pass.

c)ND credit in Mass Communication.

d) Any other three (3) subjects.

(vi) BSU accepts NCE/'A' Level passes in CRS, African Religion or its equivalent.

(vii) CALABAR also accepts NCE in Religious Studies.

(viii) IBADAN accepts NCE merit in Religious Studies.

(ix) IMSU and PHC - No Direct Entry.

(x) JABU accepts five (5) 'O' Level credit passes in relevant subjects plus ND or HND.

(xi) JOS accepts two (2) or three (3) year ND/NCE merit.

(xii) MCPHERSON accepts NCE credit/merit and good passes in JUPEB/IJMB in relevant subjects.

(xiii) MOUTAIN TOP requires:

a)at least two GCE (2) 'A' Level passes to include Christian Religious Knowledge Or Foundation/JUPEB obtained from Mountain Top University or other recognized Universities.

b) a pass in two principal subjects at the NCE Level/ A/L plus five subjects at credit level in GCE, SSCE and NECO including English Language and Mathematics.

c)a Three-Year Diploma in Theology recognized by the University plus five credits at the GCE 'O' Level including English Language and Mathematics.

d) a Diploma in Religious Studies or Diploma in the relevant Arts programmes.

(xiv) NDU accepts:

a)a minimum of two (2) 'A' Level passes, one of which must be in any one of the following subjects: English Language, CRS, Government/any Nigeria Language/any Arts subject.

b) NCE merit in CRS or IS.

e) OAU accepts two (2) 'A' Level passes including CRS/IRS.

f) SAU and OAU accept NCE in Religious Studies (CRS or IS).

g)UNIKINGS requires two (2) 'A' Level passes to include Christian Religious Studies and one other Arts subject.

h) UNIZIK accepts NCE merit in Religious Studies with four (4) 'O' Level credit passes in other subjects.

i) UYO requires two (2) 'A' Level passes including CRS or NCE Merit in three (3) subjects, including CRS.

(xv) DELSU requires;

a) two (2) A/L passes in CRS and one other Arts subject.

b) merit Pass in NCE, one of the subjects must be Religious Studies.

c) merit pass in DELSU Diploma in Law, Social Studies Education, Religious Studies Education and Guidance and Counselling.

(xvi) IAUED accepts five (5) credit ordinary level including English language, Christian Religious Studies or Islamic Religious studies and any other three (3) relevant subjects in not more than two sittings at the WASC/SSCE/GCE/NECO or their equivalent, and an approved colleges of Education, Universities etc diploma passed with merit level.

(xvii) PHC accepts At least two (2) A/level passes in GCE or HSC or JUPEB or IJMB in any Arts subject in addition to UTME entry requirements. NCE in any two Arts subjects with an overall merit level pass from a recognized College of Education in addition to UTME entry requirements

(xviii) MOUNTAIN TOP accepts;

a) Five credits in General Certificate of Education, Ordinary Level and NECO at least two of which must be a GCE Advanced Level including Christian Religious Knowledge as in UTME above; and then

b) A pass in two principal subjects at the NCE Level/ A/L, or JUPEB and/or the equivalent plus five subjects at credit level in GCE O/L, SSCE, NECO, and TC II are acceptable in MTU.

c) A Three-Year Diploma in any Theological Seminary or College recognized by the University plus five credits at the GCE 'O' Level including English Language and CRK.

d) Eligible holders of Mountain Top Bible College Diploma could be admitted for a two-year programme leading to the award of B.A Degree in Mountain Top University's Religious Studies.

e) A minimum of 2 GCE (A/L) passes one of which must be any one of the specified in (i) above, or Diploma in Religious Studies or a Diploma in a cognate Arts programme is also acceptable.



UTME

(i) UNIKINGS requires five (5) credits at SSC in English Language, Christian Religious Studies and three (3) other Arts subjects.

(ii) AAUA requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, CRS/IRS and two (2) other subjects from the Arts or Social Sciences.

(iii) AUE requires five (5) 'O' Level credit pass in Mathematics, IS/Arabic, Government or equivalent and any Nigerian Language.

(iv) AUGUSTINE requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes or equivalent in English Language, CRS/IRS, Literature in English and any other Arts subject.

(v) BENIN requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes or five (5) Merit level passes in TC II at not more than two (2) sittings. Subjects should include English Language, Religious Studies and two (2) other Arts or Social Science subjects.

(vi) GOUU requires 'O' Level credit pass in Mathematics.

(vii) NDU requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes in English Language, Religious Studies plus three (3) other subjects. Two (2) of which must be Arts subjects.

(viii) PAUL requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings (or equivalent) including English Language, Mathematics and three (3) Arts/Social Science subjects.

(ix) UYO requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes in CRS, English Language and any other three (3) subjects from Arts or Social Sciences.

(x) DELSU requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes or five (5) credits in TC II, or its equivalent which may include Mathematics, English Language, CRS and any three (3) of Arts and Social Science Subjects.

(xi) IAUED: The Department requirements for both the four (4) yrs B.A and B.A (Ed) degree programmes includes five (5) credit Ordinary Level in English Language, Christian Religious or Islamic Religious Studies and Mathematics from humanities or Social Sciences any other two (2) relevant subjects in not more than two sittings at the WASC/SSSCE/GCE/NECO or their equivalents.

(xii) MOUNTAIN TOP requires Five (5) Credit level passes in the SSCE/NECO/GCE (O/L) to include English Language, and CRK/BK/, and any other three subjects among the following: Government/Civic Education, Literature in English, Economics/Commerce, Music, Fine Arts.

(xiii) PHC requires Five (5) SSC credits in English Language and any other four (4) subjects from Literature in English, History/Government, CRK/IRK, Economics, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Agricultural Science, Physics, Igbo/Hausa/Yoruba, Fine Art, Geography, Commerce.



UTME SUBJECTS

(i) AAU and OAU require CRS/IRS and an Arts or a Social Science subject.

(ii) EKSU requires two (2) Arts subjects and one other subject.

(iii) AAUA accepts CRS/IRS and any two (2) other subjects in Arts/Social Sciences.

(iv) AUGUSTINE requires CRS/IRS and any other Arts subjects.

(v) BENIN accepts any three (3) subjects.

(vi) SAU requires CRS, Government or History and any other Arts subject.

(vii) UYO requires CRS and other two (2) subjects from Arts or Social Sciences.

(viii) DELSU requires Christian Religious Studies and any other two (2) subjects from Arts and Social Science.

(ix) MOUNTAIN TOP required to register and pass English Language, and any other three of the following: CRS, Government/Civic Education, Literature in English, Economics/Commerce.

(x) IAUED requires English Language, Christian Religious Knowledge and any two (2) subjects from the Arts and Social Sciences.

(xi) PHC requires any other three (3) subjects from Literature in English, History/Government, CRK/IRK, Economics, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Agricultural Science, Physics, Igbo/Hausa/Yoruba, Fine Art, Geography, Commerce.

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