JAMB Subject Combination for Criminology is listed on this page alongside the other admission requirements for studying Criminology at any Nigerian University.

This page covers the required O’Level subjects required to study Criminology and a list of Universities in Nigeria where criminology can be studied. It also covers direct entry admission requirements for criminology which happens to be under the Faculty of Social & Management Sciences in some Nigerian Universities.

On this page also, we listed the special consideration for this course alongside other relevant information that will help you seamlessly apply for admission to study criminology.

O’Level Subject Combination for Criminology

Any candidate who wants to study Criminology should ensure that they have the required O’Level subjects for this course. Aspiring UTME candidates who want to study criminology are expected to have five (5) SSCE credit passes in the following O’Level subjects which must include:

1). Mathematics

2). Economics

3). English Language

4). And any two (2) Arts or Social Science subjects.


JAMB UTME Subject Combination for Criminology

If you are a UTME candidate who wants to apply to study criminology at any Nigerian University, then you will be required to score not less than 180 in the UTME JAMB examination. The three (3) compulsory subjects that you will face at the UTME examination include:

1). Mathematics

2). Economics

3). And any of History, Government, Lit-in-English, Geography, CRK/IRK, and French.

Direct Entry Admission Requirements

If you don’t intend to use UTME to apply for admission to study criminology in any of the Nigerian Universities listed below, then you must make sure that you meet the direct entry (DE) admission requirements for studying criminology below:

  • Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Economics and any one of Statistics, Mathematics, Geography, Agric Science, Physics, Accounting, Chemistry, Business Management, Government, and History.


Universities in Nigeria Offering Criminology

  • CHRISLAND (Chrisland University).

Job/Career Opportunities for Criminology

barchelors in criminology

  • F.B.I. agents
  • Crime laboratory analyst
  • Community corrections coordinator
  • Regional crime prevention coordinator
  • Environment protection analyst
  • Consumer advocate
  • Forensic surgeon
  • Crime intelligence analyst
  • Crime scene analyst
  • Crime investigators
  • Private detectives
  • Forensic engineer
  • Police officers
  • Law reform researcher
  • Drug policy advisor

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