Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Science in Criminology and Security Studies in Nigeria

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Science in Criminology and Security Studies(Criminology and Security Studies)
  • Major Subject: Criminology and Security Studies
  • Course Category: Degree Courses

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Science in Criminology and Security Studies

  • Kwararafa University Kwararafa University, Wukari  
    Course entry requirements:
    (i) Admissions through the UTME
    For admission to 100 level, candidates must possess five (5) credit passes at Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE), GCE, NECO or equivalent in relevant subjects in not more than two sittings; and obtain a score of 140 and above in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.

    -University shall insist on possession of credit passes in English Language and Mathematics for all categories of students.
    -The University shall also conduct post JAMB screening to ensure that only the best students are admitted. In addition to the general admission requirements stated above, a candidate must meet specific departmental requirements

    (ii) Admission through Direct Entry mode
    -For admission to 200 level, candidates must possess five (5) passes at credit level (including English Language) at Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE), GCE, NECO or equivalent in relevant subjects in not more than two sittings.
    -In addition to the above, candidates should have at least two advanced level passes in the General Certificate of Education examination in relevant subjects, or
    -Ordinary National Diploma with credit level or Nigeria Certificate of Education (NCE) with Credit level.
    -Passes in two IJMB/JUPEB courses out of the three

    Admissions into 300 level
    Candidates with HND, or third class degree can apply for admission into 300 level.

    IJMB
    Kwararafa University also offers the Interim Joint Matriculations Board (IJMB)programme. It is a nationally recognized one year programme which offers successful candidates the opportunity of gaining Direct entry (200 level) admission into any of the Universities

    (iii) The entry requirements for IJMB
    For admission to IJMB, a candidates must possess four(4) credit passes at Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE), GCE, NECO or equivalent in relevant subjects in not more than two sittings.

    The subjects offered at IJMB include: Lit. in English, History, CRK, Government, Economics, Business Studies, Accounting, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Geography, Agricultural Science, among others.

    A combination of any 3 subjects grants admission to study for degrees in:
    -The Natural Sciences
    -Health Sciences
    -Engineering
    -Agricultural Science
    -Social and Management Sciences
    -Humanities
    -Arts
    -Law
  • Lead City University Lead City University, Ibadan  
    Admission Requirements (JAMB/Direct Entry):
    The minimum entry requirement for admission into Lead Ciity University is GCE O/L, SSCE/NABTEB/ NECO or equivalent credit level pass in five(5) subjects, including English Language, and Mathematics, obtained at not more than two sittings. Those with additional (Direct Entry) qualification such as University Diploma, NCE, IJMB, OND, GCE 'A' Level or equivalent professional qualification etc are to proceed from part II. However, candidates awaiting result may apply provided evidence of results would be available before resumption.
  • Arthur Jarvis University Arthur Jarvis University, Calabar  
    Course entry requirements:
    1. Applicants must write UTME and attain an acceptable score (National JAMB Minimum Cutoff) in the use of English, Mathematics, Government or History and any two Social Science or Arts subjects .

    2. For a candidate who has attained the benchmark standard in the UTME to be registered for B.Sc.Criminology and Security Studies in the University, he/she must have a minimum of Credit pass in English Language, Government or History and any other three relevant subjects from Social Sciences and/or Arts.

    Course duration: 4 years
  • Nile University of Nigeria Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Must have at least 5 O’level credits, including English, in no more than 2 sittings.
    -Direct Entry: Available
    -UTME Subjects: any three Arts or Social Science subjects
    -O’ Level Subjects: any four Arts or Social Science subjects

    Course duration: 4 years
  • Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Ihiala  
    Entry requirements:
    1.Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, and three other Social Science or Arts subjects.

    2.(i) ‘A’ level passes in two Social Science subjects
    (ii) OND/NCE/HND upper credit in Social Sciences.
  • Kings University Kings University, Odeomu  
  • Tansian University Tansian University, Umunya  
  • Southwestern University Nigeria Southwestern University Nigeria, Okun-Owa  
  • Unicaribbean Business School Unicaribbean Business School, Ikorodu  
  • Federal University of Dutse Federal University of Dutse, Dutse  
  • Coal City University Coal City University, Enugu  
  • Crawford University Crawford University, Igbesa  
  • University of Ilorin University of Ilorin, Ilorin  
  • Salem University Salem University, Lokoja  
  • Kaduna State University Kaduna State University, Kaduna  




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