Last updated on January 29, 2020 by The Counselor
This page contains official WAEC and JAMB subject combination (admission requirements) for Criminology and Securities Studies, including the List of Nigeria Universities Offering this Course, A level requirements and much more.
|Course||Criminology and Securities Studies|
|Duration||3 – 4 Years|
|Suitability||Art and Commercial Students|
|Cut off mark||180|
|Related courses||Criminology and Securities Studies related courses|
|Job Availability||Low and Competitive|
On this page, I will guide you on the required O level subject combination to study Criminology and Securities Studies. if you are a returning visitor, you can skip reading repetitive paragraphs.
You must be a Commercial student or an Art student with a good background Commercial subjects for you to study Criminology and Securities Studies in Nigeria Universities, and that’s can only be possible if you meet admission requirements. This page literally covers answers to questions related to O level and A-level admission requirement.
That is, the WAEC subject combination (requirements), JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements), Direct Entry requirements, Special consideration (waivers) and the required screening documents for admission into Nigeria universities. In other to help you avoid having difficulties with getting admission in Nigeria Universities, we have some post that will be of benefit to you. You can ignore.
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WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Criminology and Securities Studies
You’re expected to have at least 5 credits on the required WAEC subject combination needed to study Criminology and Securities Studies in Nigeria universities. These subjects combination are also applicable to other O’level exams such as NECO AND GCE. The O level requirement, that is, the required WAEC subject combination for Criminology and Securities Studies must include:
- English Language
- Any two subject but must include one science
- A trade subject
These listed subjects are compulsory for anyone writing WAEC and other O level examinations. I will advise you to include a Language in your O level subjects. For the record, if you are one of those students seeking admission into any universities, college or polytechnics in Lagos State, Yoruba Language is compulsory for Criminology and Securities Studies. So now that you know the compulsory O level subject requirement to study Criminology and Securities Studies, let also look at JAMB UTME and Direct requirements.
JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Criminology and Securities Studies
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is a body responsible for your admission into the University or other institutions. Now I’m going to show you the compulsory JAMB subjects for Criminology and Securities Studies that you must register (English must be included because it is compulsory even though it may not be listed among the JAMB subjects below), and I will honestly advise you to aim for a score of 200 and above in JAMB UTME instead of 180 to be on a safe side because anything short of that may deny you of Admission/Post UTME. Of course, if you have a score below 180, you can consider the College of Education or Polytechnic… Read how to answer and pass JAMB once.
Please note– English Language is compulsory. If Mathematics is not listed among the Jamb subject on this post, then Mathematics is not compulsory for this course. JAMB is not the only option to gain admission into Nigerian Universities to study Criminology and Securities Studies. If you’re having troubles with JAMB UTME, maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB, ND, HND or Predegree!..
Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Criminology and Securities Studies
If you’re one of those seeking admission into the University to further your studies, in addition to the required WAEC subjects combination for Criminology and Securities Studies, you are expected to have
- Two ‘A’ Level passes in GCE/IJMB in Arts or Social Science subjects.
- ND in Law, Criminal Justice, Public Administration with passes at lower credit or higher grade.
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If you have your O level result already and the subjects you have is not the same with the admission requirement that is the required O level subject combinations to study Criminology and Securities Studies, don’t give up. You should consider other Criminology and Securities Studies similar courses or take a look at Polytechnic or College of Education related courses.
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. And please before you make a decision on which University to choose, please read useful guides on how to choose a course and university
These are the list of Universities offering Criminology and Securities Studies in Nigeria
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Cut-off Mark for Criminology and Securities Studies course
The cut-off mark for Criminology and Securities Studies is 180 You can check these universities JAMB UTME cut off marks here. Criminology and Securities Studies is a good course and you can also check the top best Art courses. This should not influence you. Follow your heart or seek my counsel.
Criminology and Securities Studies is how many years course?
In Nigeria, if you gain admission to study Criminology and Securities Studies at the university through JAMB UTME, you will study Criminology and Securities Studies for four years. If you gain admission through direct entry, you will study this course for three years. And of course there is room for more years if you have extension; the aftermath of carryover courses.
Criminology and Securities Studies is under which faculty in Nigeria?
According to JAMB, a body responsible for your admission into the University or other institutions, Criminology and Securities Studies is under the Faculty of Law but may be under a different faculty in some universities in Nigeria.
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Can a science or art student study Criminology and Securities Studies?
Yes! If you are a Science, Commercial or an Art student, you can study Criminology and Securities Studies at the university provided you have the required subjects combination in your O level result. If you’re still in secondary school, you may find it difficult to change subjects to fit your desired course during WAEC registration because some schools may go against it.
Also, during WAEC or NECO registration make sure you know which subjects are been registered for you because some secondary schools are ignorant about the importance of O level requirements for university courses. Another alternative way to register the required subject combinations for Criminology and Securities Studies is through GCE.
What Criminology and Security Studies course is all about
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.
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.
Learn more about Criminology and Securities Studies
Now I am confident that you know the compulsory subjects needed to study Criminology and Securities Studies in WAEC. But note this — 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 Criminology and Securities Studies below if available. Please take note that when you see Check, it simply means the special consideration for Criminology and Securities Studies had been merge with a related course to save space. So it is advisable to click the link or search with the search bar….Fatherprada tries as much as possible to provide you with correct and up to date information. If you find any pieces of misinformation or require additional details please feel free to use the comment.