Islamic Studies - Faculty of Arts & Humanities

This entire page attempts to cover the List of Schools that offer Islamic Studies under the Faculty of Arts & Humanities in Nigeria.

We will also talk about;
- The subject combinations needed to study Islamic Studies
- JAMB UTME Subjects and Requirements
- O'Level Subjects and Requirements
- Direct Entry Requirements
- and other information you require to successfully gain admission to study Islamic Studies.

You need to read the entire content of this page to get all the knowledge your require for this course.

NOTE: This course (Islamic Studies) is also available for study in other faculties. If you were not looking to study Islamic Studies under the Faculty of Arts & Humanities, please click the appropriate faculty below to see their proper requirements;

Islamic Studies can be studied under the Arts & Humanities in the following Nigerian Universities;

TAKE NOTE: There are other schools, where Islamic Studies can also be studied. Please note however that it would NOT be under the Faculty of Arts & Humanities. Please click the appropriate faculty below to see their own requirements;

Subject Combination / JAMB UTME Requirements


In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Islamic Studies under the Faculty of Arts & Humanities in the above Universities include;

Islamic Studies plus two (2) other Arts subjects.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) UI requires Islamic Studies and any other two (2) subjects from Arts, Sciences or Social Sciences.

(ii) UNILORIN accepts Science/ Social Science subjects.

(iii) UNIMAID requires Islamic Studies/Arabic and any other two (2) subjects.

(iv) UMYU requires Islamic Studies and two (2) other Arts or Social Science subjects.

(v) UNILAG requires English Language, Islamic Studies and any two from Literature in English, History, Government, French, Yoruba, Igbo, Visual Arts, Economics and Commerce.

(vi) FUK requires IRS and any two of Hausa, Arabic, Government, Economics, Literature in English and History

(vii) KASU requires Islamic Religious Knowledge and two other subjects in Arts or Social sciences.

(viii) SSU requires Islamic Studies and any two Arts or Social Science Subjects.

(ix) FUDMA requires English Language, Islamic Studies and any two subjects of Arts or Social Sciences.

O'Level Requirements


The O'level subject combination and requirements needed to study Islamic Studies;

You require;

Five (5) SSCE credit passes to include English Language and Islamic Studies or Arabic and any three (3) relevant subjects.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) AL-HIKMAH requires working knowledge of Arabic. (ii) IBADAN accepts five (5) 'O' Level credit passes at one sitting or six (6) 'O' Level credit passes at two (2) sittings to include English Language, Islamic Studies and any other three (3) or four (4) subjects from Arts or Social Sciences.

(iii) KASU requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Islamic Religious Knowledge and two other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences..

(iv) KWASU requires five (5) ‘O' Level credit passes to include English Language, Islamic Studies and any other two (2) Arts subjects.

(v) OOU requires two (2) other subjects from Arts.

(vi) TASU  accepts Arabic in lieu of Islamic Studies.

(vii) UMYU requires five (5) credit passes at SSC, HIS and SIS in English Language, Mathematics, Islamic Studies and any other two (2) Arts or Social Science subjects at not more than two (2) sittings.

(viii) UNILAG requires Five Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Islamic Studies and any other two subjects.

(ix) FUK requires Five credit passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English, Mathematics, Islamic Studies and any two of Hausa, Arabic, History, Literature in English, Economics, Government, Civic Education, Commerce.

(x) SSU requires Five (5) SSC credit passes to include English Language, Arabic or Islamic Studies and any other three (3) relevant subjects at not more than two sittings.

(xi) FUDMA requires Five ‘O’ level Credits to include: English Language, Mathematics, Islamic Studies and any two of Arts or Social Sciences subjects.

Direct Entry Requirements


These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Islamic Studies, if you don't intend to use UTME.

You require;

Two (2) ‘A’ level passes to include Islamic Studies.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) UNIABUJA accepts a minimum of ten (10) points in NCE merit or ND upper credit in addition to UTME requirements.

(ii) UNILORIN accepts:
a) Diploma from Bayero University, Kano satisfies both 'A' Level and 'O' Level admissions requirements.
b) Candidates who did not offer Islamic Studies at UTME but meet UTME entry requirements may be considered for admission into 100 level.
c) Candidates with Senior Islamic Studies Certificates as entry qualification for Islamic Studies and related programmes.

(iii) KWASU -Same as in Arabic.

(iv) LASU accepts:
a) at least two (2) 'A' Level passes, including Islamic Studies plus not less than five (5) 'O' level credit passes or its equivalent, including English Language at not more than two (2) sittings.
b) NCE merit in Islamic Studies and five (5) 'O' Level credit passes in other relevant subjects including English Language.

(v) OOU requires UTME requirements in addition to Direct Entry requirements

(vi) UI accept NCE merit in Islamic Studies and other Arts or Social Science subjects.

(vii) TASU accepts NCE merit in Arabic and Islamic Studies.

(viii) UMYU accepts candidates with a minimum of 9 points in IJMB/HSC/GCE ‘A’ Level/NCE in Islamic Studies and any other relevant subject. Candidates with a minimum of lower credit pass in Diploma in Islamic Studies, Combined Arabic and Islamic Studies or in Shari’a from recognized institutions may also be admitted.

(ix) UNILAG accepts Passes at the GCE A/level or its equivalents. One of the A/level Subjects should be Islamic Studies. NCE with credit or merit in Islamic Studies.

(x) FUK accepts Two ‘A’ Level credit passes in Islamic Studies and any other relevant subject or NCE/Dip with credit passes in relevant subjects.

(xi) KASU accepts Two ‘A’ Level passes including Islamic Studies and one other relevant subject.NCE/Senior Islamic Studies Certificate with merit in Islamic Religious Knowledge and other relevant subjects. IJMB 7 points and above or Lower Credit in National Diploma in addition to ‘O’ Level requirements.

(xii) SSU accepts NCE/Diploma in Arabic and Islamic Studies or Diploma in Shari’ah with a minimum of merit 

(xiii) FUDMA accepts Two ‘A’ level passes in Islamic Studies and one other Arts Subjects. ND/NCE with good grades in the relevant area.​​​​​​​