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This program is designed to create a teaching and learning community, to impart appropriate skills, knowledge, behaviour and attitude to promote the pursuit and the advancement of truth; to advance the frontiers of knowledge that are relevant to national and global development; to engender a sense of selfless service in the public and socio-religious sectors in the Nigeria society; and to produce thorough-bred and disciplined students with excellent knowledge and expertise who shall be able to demonstrate competence in any area of endeavour they may choose to go into after graduation from Veritas University.

Our Programmes

B.A. Religion and Intercultural Studies

The vision of the Department is to contribute to an interdisciplinary and develop foster deeper knowledge of the academic study of Religion as a socio-cultural discipline that is pursued objectively and analytically with an aim to x-ray how religion shapes and is in-turn shaped by human cultures, societies and individuals.

The objectives of the Bachelor of Arts, Religion and Intercultural Studies programme are:
  • To expose the students to understand the general features of Religious Studies as proceeds of the socio-cultural phenomena and stimuli.
  • To acquaint students with the major contents of the popular religious traditions in Nigeria.
  • To equip our graduates with the cultural, moral and ethical know-how for launching into other related disciplines and professions such as Law and Morality, Policy Analysis, Critique of Religion, Public Administration, Corruption and Graft Agencies, Social Work, Conflict Resolution, Diplomacy, Human Resources Management, Public Relations, Intercultural and Ethnic Relations in Nigeria, Africa and World
  • To enable students acquire critical skills about the implications of religion and culture in human society (Nigeria); especially on how religion and culture affect relationships across sub-ethnic cultures, ethnic communities and peoples

Department Contact Info

Faculty of Humanities

Block D
Veritas University, Abuja


Mon – Fri 8:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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Our Mission
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To competently and periodically structure the discipline with due consideration to the needs of students and general societal demands and as a resultantly enhance the historical, cultural, political, economic, social, and ethical development of the country through multiple teaching methods towards the advancement of individual students and for the betterment of society (humanity).

Admission Requirement


Candidates seeking admission through Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) into 100-level of any of the four-year programmes leading to the award of Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degrees of the Department should possess a minimum of:

  • Five credit passes at the GCE/WAEC/NECO examinations, which must include English Language, Religious Studies, History or Government, and any other two subjects.
  • Grade 11 Teachers Certificate (TC11) with credit or merit passes in at least five subjects including; History or Government.
  • National Teaching Certificate (NTC), National Business Certificate (NBC) with credit passes in five subjects relevant to the course and obtained at not more than two sittings. For NTC/NBC, a credit in any General Education subjects, trade related subjects and trade component subjects is equivalent to a credit in a subject.

In every case, the University requires that the candidate make an acceptable pass on the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) conducted by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB). In addition, the University further screens all candidates for admission into its degree programmes.

Direct Entry

Candidates seeking Direct Entry admission to the 200-level should possess, in addition to the minimum of five credit passes at the GCE/SSC/NECO examinations, any of the following qualifications:

  • Advanced Level GCE
  • Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) in relevant subjects excluding Education
  • Interim Joint Matriculation Board (IJMB) Examination in relevant subjects.
  • National Diploma (ND) Upper Credit or equivalent in the subject applied for or related field.
  • Higher National Diploma (HND) Lower Credit in related field.
  • First degree in a related area from a recognized university.

Furthermore, the University reserves the right to screen Direct Entry candidates before admission

Inter-University Transfer

Candidates wishing to transfer from another university into any of the academic programmes of the Department must obtain and fill the Inter-University Transfer form from the University’s Admissions Office. An application for admission to the University through inter-university transfer will be considered only if the Department is satisfied that the candidate has met the minimum academic requirements for admission to the programme he or she has chosen. All inter-university transfer candidates will normally be admitted into 200 (or lower) level of the receiving programme.

Furthermore, the University reserves the right to screen Direct Entry candidates before admission


Why Study Here?

With over 30 undergraduate programmes and 21 Postgraduate programmes to choose from, Veritas University offers you a unique opportunity to be the very best that you can be.

Located in a serene environment enveloped by nature and boasting state of the art facilities for study and recreation, you are assured that your experience here at Veritas University will be a pleasant one.