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B.A. Religious Studies - Undergraduate F/T




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Course duration

4 years

This program offers candidates seeking a solid foundation in the study of religion an opportunity to obtain an accredited Bachelor of Arts degree in Religious Studies.

The Religious Studies curriculum provides a strong core of biblical, theological, and pastoral courses. The program is designed to sharpen the skills of students already in ministry, to prepare students for advanced studies, especially in religious education and theology, and to broaden their options in the careers that put a premium on an informed religious consciousness.

What you'll learn

Information about course modules

Entry Requirements

Admission through UTME

Candidates for this programme must have obtained at least six (6) credit passes in WASC, NECO, SSCE, NABTEB or their equivalents including English language obtained in not more than two sittings.

Admission by Direct Entry

In addition to the above requirements, candidates will have acquired a Diploma in either Philosophy, Religious studies or Theology from any recognized institution of higher learning

International Applications

International applicants who do not possess the requirements above should inquire directly to the office of the registrar about suitability of their qualifications.

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Fees and Financing

Information and advice about tuition fees, accommodation costs and a guide to budgeting for your living costs,  as well as sources for financial assistance (where available) including scholarships, prizes and awards and international opportunities. For more on financing opportunities, you might need to contact the office of the registrar.

How to Apply

Applying to CIWA is easy.

Download the application form (link above), fill it in and submit at the registrar's office. 

A registration fee of N5000 (undergraduates); N8000 (Masters); N10, 000.00 (PHd) is payable at the bursary before submission. For more inquiries, contact the office of the registrar.