WAEC and JAMB Criminology and Securities Studies – Under Law

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WAEC and JAMB Criminology and Securities Studies – Under Law
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This page contains official WAEC and JAMB subject combination (admission requirements) for Criminology and Securities Studies – under Faculty of Law, including the List of Nigeria Universities Offering this Course, A level requirements and much more.



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

You must be a Commercial student or Art student with a good background Commercial subjects for you to study this course 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 always ignore!


WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Criminology and Securities Studies – Under Law

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. This subject combination is also applicable to NECO AND GCE. So now, the O level requirement that is the compulsory WAEC subject combination for Criminology and Securities Studies – Under Law are:

  1. English Language
  2. Government
  3. Any two subject but must include one science
  4. A trade subject


Course description: 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) to study 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.


JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Criminology and Securities Studies

Prepare yourself well so you can score above 200 in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side (Just an advice) because anything short of this score may deny you 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) to study Criminology and Securities Studies are any three subject


Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) 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.


If for some reasons you are not satisfied or cannot meet up with this admission requirement that is 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. And please 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 Universities in Nigeria offering Criminology and Securities Studies;

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


Special Consideration

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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