BA Religious Studies - Adeleke University Ede | Educartis

4 years
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Course Overview

The Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies is an undergraduate course at the Adeleke University. The programme is designed to cover all areas of religious phenomena as they affect the history, tradition, economics, social, political, and ethics of man. Resting on the belief that there exists a relationship between the human beings and an ultimate being regarded as the Creator. Consequently, the course examines how this relationship shapes the behaviour of the believer and the interactions between man and his fellow beings as well as the environment. Students will also learn about how various religious institutions prescribe habits, and how human beings resist and reiterate the given institutions and practices based on their specific geographic and historical contexts. 

Graduates of Religious Studies understand the historical, methodological and theological developments fields connected to Religious Studies. In addition to understanding the demands of harmonious living in society, they also have a full grasp of the application of this knowledge in religious, educational, social development and research fields. Studying the degree course at Adeleke University will enable you to learn about different religious backgrounds in Africa, and how this influence the society.

By completing the degree programme, you will be able to apply your knowledge of religious development to instructional roles, public policy and social research.
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

The degree programme will enable you to develop the capacities to do the following:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of religion and the methods of applying it in academic field;
  • Develop a functional knowledge of the nature and diversity of world religions;
  • Demonstrate competence in a major area of religious studies;
  • Analyse various theories, concepts, and materials at the core of the academic study of religion.
Certification obtained

At the end of the degree programme, you will be awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religious Studies.

What jobs will I qualify for?

  • High School Teacher
  • Charity Officer
  • Counsellor
  • Civil Service Administrator


When do I start?

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Admission Criteria

Direct Entry
  • Two ‘A’ level subjects to include Religious Studies (CRS/IRS).

  • Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language and CRK/IRS.
  • UTME subjects should include CRK/IRS and any two other subjects.

How do I apply?

Step 1: Log on to the University's admission portal.
Step 2: Follow displayed instruction to pay the application fee of N5, 000.
Step 3: Complete the application form with the requested biodata.
Step 4: Print out the confirmation slip. 

Payment options

  • Online (via Debit Cards)

Detailed course information

  • Introduction to the Hebrew Bible
  • Introduction to the New Testament
  • Origins of God
  • Myth and Belief
  • Religion, Science, and Environment
  • Sacrifice, Rite, and Ritual
  • Religion and Gender
  • Religion and Literature
  • Topics in Religion
  • Religion and Archaeology
  • Philosophy of Religion

Course Provider

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Phone & Location
  • +2348060019561
  • +2348068202021
  • P.M.B 250 Loogun-Ogberin Road