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This page contains official 2020/2021 WAEC and JAMB subject combination (admission requirements) for Islamic/Sharia Law, including the List of Nigeria Universities Offering this Course, A level requirements and much more.
|Duration||3 – 4 Years|
|Suitability||Art and Commercial Students|
|Cut off mark||Varies|
|Related courses||Islamic/Sharia Law related courses|
|Job Availability||Low and Competitive|
On this page, I will guide you on the required O level subject combination to study Islamic/Sharia Law. 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 Art subjects for you to study Islamic/Sharia Law 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!
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WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Islamic/Sharia Law
You’re expected to have at least 5 credits on the required WAEC subject combination needed to study Islamic/Sharia Law in Nigeria universities. This subject combination is also applicable to other O’level exams such as NECO AND GCE. The O level requirement, that is, the required WAEC subject combination for Islamic/Sharia Law must include:
- English Language
- Islamic Studies or Arabic.
- 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 Islamic/Sharia Law. So now that you know the compulsory O level subject requirement to study Islamic/Sharia Law, let also look at JAMB UTME and Direct requirements.
JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Islamic/Sharia Law
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 Islamic/Sharia Law 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– 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 Islamic/Sharia Law. If you’re having troubles with JAMB UTME, maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB, ND, HND or Predegree. JAMB UTME subject combination to study Islamic/Sharia Law are Arabic or Islamic Studies
These are the Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Islamic/Sharia Law
If you’re one of those seeking admission into the University to further your studies, in addition to the required WAEC subjects combination for Islamic/Sharia Law, you are expected to have Two ‘A’ level passes to include;
- Islamic Studies or
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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 Islamic/Sharia Law, don’t give up. You should consider other Islamic/Sharia Law 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 Islamic/Sharia Law in Nigeria
- Kogi State University Anyigba
- University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)
- Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
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Cut-off Mark for Islamic/Sharia Law course
As you can see, more than one University offers Islamic/Sharia Law. This means the cut-off mark for Islamic/Sharia Law varies. You can check these universities JAMB UTME cut off marks here. Islamic/Sharia Law 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.
Islamic/Sharia Law is how many years course?
In Nigeria, if you gain admission to study Islamic/Sharia Law at the university through JAMB UTME, you will study Islamic/Sharia Law 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.
Islamic/Sharia Law is under which faculty in Nigeria?
According to JAMB, a body responsible for your admission into the University or other institutions, Islamic/Sharia Law 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 Islamic/Sharia Law?
Yes! If you are a Science, Commercial or an Art student, you can study Islamic/Sharia Law 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 Islamic/Sharia Law is through GCE.
What Isalmic/Sharia Course is all about
The study of Islamic/Sharia Law can be a forbidding prospect for those entering the field for the first time. The aims of this course is to provide indebt understanding of the sources of Islamic Islamic/Sharia Law, their interpretation, and of the ‘Schools of Islamic/Sharia Law’ which predominate in the Muslim World.
The case studies, in particular, aim to engage students to assess critically past and present understandings in the contexts of modernity, post-modernity, ‘human rights’, and social change. Am speaking jargone right
This course also aims to encourage comparative legal analysis to assess generalizations about Islamic/Sharia Law typically formulated with respect to legal traditions. This includes a critical analysis of the legal history, jurisprudential development, the schools of Islamic Islamic/Sharia Law, classical and modern theories, the evolution of the Islamic/Sharia Law up to the present, and its contemporary applications.
During the course of study, this degree programme will survey the most pressing areas in which traditional Islamic norms remain relevant today—criminal Islamic/Sharia Law, family Islamic/Sharia Law, and commercial Islamic/Sharia Law; it will also survey the developments and new constitutional controversies in the public Islamic/Sharia Law spheres in Nigeria and other countries.
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Now I am confident that you know the compulsory subjects needed to study Islamic/Sharia Law 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 Islamic/Sharia Law below if available. Please take note that when you see Check, it simply means the special consideration for Islamic/Sharia Law had been merge with a related course to save space. So it is advisable to click the link or search with the search bar….
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