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JAMB Subject Combination for Criminology and Security Studies 2024/2025

JAMB Subject Combination for Criminology and Security Studies 2024/2025: Criminology and Security Studies is a course that deals with the study of crime, its causes, prevention, and control. It also examines the role of security agencies and personnel in maintaining law and order in the society. If you are interested in pursuing this course in any Nigerian university, you need to know the JAMB subject combination and the O’level requirements for Criminology and Security Studies.

JAMB Subject Combination for Criminology and Security Studies 2024/2025

The JAMB subject combination for Criminology and Security Studies is:

  • Use of English
  • Economics
  • Government
  • Any one of History, Geography, Literature in English, French, Islamic Studies, or Hausa.

This means that you have to register and write these four subjects in your JAMB UTME examination. You also need to score at least 180 in JAMB to be eligible for admission into any university that offers Criminology and Security Studies.

O’level Requirements for Criminology and Security Studies 2024/2025

The O’level requirements for Criminology and Security Studies are:

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  • Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics, Government, and any one of History, Geography, Literature in English, French, Islamic Studies, or Hausa.
  • A minimum of two sittings in WAEC, NECO, or NABTEB.
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This means that you have to pass these five subjects in your O’level examinations with at least a credit grade. You can also combine results from two different examinations, as long as they are not more than two years apart.

Direct Entry Requirements for Criminology and Security Studies 2024/2025

The direct entry requirements for Criminology and Security Studies 2024/2025 may vary depending on the university you choose to apply to. However, based on the web search results, some of the common requirements are:

  • A minimum of two ‘A’ level passes in relevant subjects such as Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Geography, Physics, Chemistry, Agric Science, Accounting, Business Management, History, and Government.
  • A minimum of merit pass in the National Certificate of Education (NCE), National Diploma (ND) or other advanced level certificates in related fields.
  • A minimum of five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics, Government, and any one of History, Geography, Literature in English, French, Islamic Studies, or Hausa.
  • A minimum of 180 in JAMB UTME examination.

You can check the specific requirements for your preferred university on their website or portal. You can also find some of the best universities to study Criminology and Security Studies in Nigeria from the web search results.

Nigerian Universities Offering Criminology and Security Studies 2024/2025

  • Federal University, Dutse (FUD)
  • National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)
  • Afe Babalola University (ABUAD)

Available as Criminology and Penology in:

  • Salem University (SU)

Conclusion

Criminology and Security Studies is a course that can open up many career opportunities for you in the fields of law enforcement, security management, intelligence analysis, crime prevention, and research. To study this course in any Nigerian university, you need to meet the JAMB subject combination and the O’level requirements for Criminology and Security Studies. You also need to apply for the course through JAMB and choose a suitable university that offers it.

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FAQs

What is the cut-off mark for Criminology and Security Studies in JAMB?

The cut-off mark for Criminology and Security Studies in JAMB varies from one university to another. However, the general cut-off mark is 180. You can check the specific cut-off mark for your preferred university on their website or portal.

What are the best universities to study Criminology and Security Studies in Nigeria?

Some of the best universities to study Criminology and Security Studies in Nigeria are:

University of Ilorin
University of Lagos
University of Ibadan
University of Jos
Federal University, Oye-Ekiti
Federal University, Dutse
Federal University, Lafia
Federal University, Wukari
Nasarawa State University, Keffi
Plateau State University, Bokkos

What are the career prospects for Criminology and Security Studies graduates in Nigeria?

Criminology and Security Studies graduates can work in various sectors and organizations in Nigeria, such as:

Nigeria Police Force
Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps
Nigeria Immigration Service
Nigeria Customs Service
Nigeria Correctional Service
Nigeria Intelligence Agency
Department of State Services
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission
Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission
National Drug Law Enforcement Agency
Private security companies
Non-governmental organizations
Academic institutions
Research institutes

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