WAEC and JAMB UTME Subject for Education and Geography

Last Updated on

Rate this post

 

O Level & A Level Requirement – Subject Combination for Education and Geography 2019/2020; including the List of Nigeria Universities Offering the Course, WAEC, NECO, GCE, JAMB UTME, Direct Entry, IJBM, JUPEB, CAMBRIDGE, NABTEB, Course Description and Career Opportunities

 

Course Education and Geography
Qualification [B. ED/B.A.(Educ.)/B.Sc. (Educ.)/B.Ed. (Tech)
Duration 3 – 4 Years
Cut off mark varies
Entrance Very Competitive
Related courses Education and Geography related courses
Job Availability High and Competitive

 

This page literally covers answers to questions related to O level and A-level requirement to study Education and Geography. That is, the WAEC subject combination (requirements), JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements), Direct Entry requirements, Special consideration (waivers) and the required documents for admission into Nigeria universities. In other to help you avoid having difficulties with getting admission in Nigeria Universities, we have some post that will be of benefit to you. You can always ignore!

 

WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Education and Geography

The subjects needed to study Education and Geography in WAEC must contain five (5) credit. This subject combination is also applicable to NECO AND GCE… The O level requirement, that is, the required WAEC subject combination for Education and Geography must include

  1. Geography/Physics
  2. English Language
  3. Mathematics
  4. A Trade Subject

 

JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Education and Geography 

Knowing JAMB subjects for Education and Geography is not enough. You should aim for a score of 180 – 200 and above in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side (Just a piece of advice) because anything short of that may deny you of Admission/Post UTME. Of course, if you have a score below 180, you can consider College of Education or Polytechnic… Please note – JAMB is not the only option for admission. If you’re having troubles JAMB UTME maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB, ND or Predegree.

These are JAMB UTME subject combinations (subjects to write in jamb) to study Education and Geography

  1. Geography/Physics
  2. Plus two other Social Science/Arts subjects.

 

Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Education and Geography
Two ‘A’ level passes/NCE merit level passes which should include Geography/Physics

 

If for some reasons you are not satisfied or cannot meet up with this admission requirement that is the subject combination above, perhaps you should consider other Education and Geography  similar courses or take a look at Polytechnic or College of Education related course subject requirements. You can also study online with a foreign university right from your bedroom or apply for a scholarship to study abroad or within. Education is now a choice. And please before you make a decision on which University to choose, please consider

  • The Fees
  • The Distance
  • The Environment
  • The Degree Certificate
  • Vulnerability to Strike
  • Acceptable O Level and A-level Result
  • Academic Calendar

See useful guides on how to choose a course and university

These are the list of Universities offering Education and Geography in Nigeria

  1. Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
  2. Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba
  3. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  4. University of Abuja, Gwagwalada
  5. Adeyemi College of Education
  6. Adamawa State University Mubi (ADSU)
  7. College of Education, Agbor
  8. Bayero University, Kano
  9. University of Benin (UNIBEN)
  10. University of Calabar (UNICAL)
  11. CE-College of Education, Akwanga
  12. Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU)
  13. Emmanuel Alayande College of Education, Oyo State
    EDALV
  14. Saadatu Rimi College of Education, Kumbotso
  15. EDZAR
  16. Ekiti State University
  17. EKSU
  18. FED-KASHERE
  19. Gombe State University, Gombe,
  20. IAUED
  21. University of Ibadan (UI),
  22. College of Education, Ikere Ekiti
  23. University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)
  24. Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU)
  25. University of Jos (UNIJOS)
  26. College of Education, Katsina-Ala, Benue State.
  27. KICOE,-DEG
  28. Kogi State University Anyigba
  29. Kano University of Science & Technology, Wudil (KUST)
  30. University of Lagos (UNILAG)
  31. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai (IBBU)
  32. Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU)
  33. University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)
  34. Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola (MAUTY)
  35. Federal University of Technology, Minna
  36. Nasarawa State University Keffi (NSUK)
  37. Northwest University Kano (NWU)
  38. Nwafor Orizu College of Education in Nsugbe, Anambra State
  39. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU)
  40. Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye
  41. Osun State College of Education Ilesa
  42. University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT)
  43. SHAGARI-,2
  44. Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu Ode (TASUED)
  45. Usumanu Danfodiyo University (UDUSOK)
  46. UMAR
  47. Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina (UMYU)
  48. University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
  49. USCOE
  50. University of Uyo
  51. College of Education, Warri (COEWARRI)
  52. Yobe State University, Damaturu
  53. College Of Education Zing Taraba State

 

Cut-off Mark for Education and Geography course

The cut-off mark for Education and Geography varies. You can check these universities JAMB UTME cut off marks here. Education and Geography is a good course and you can also check the top best Educational courses. This should not influence you. Follow your heart or seek my counsel.

Education and Geography is how many years course and under which faculty?

Depending on your mode of entry, Education and Geography is a three to four years course in Nigeria. According to JAMB, this course is under Faculty of Education but may be under a different faculty in some universities.

 

Where can I work with a Degree in Education and Geography 
I believe you now know the subjects required to study Education and Geography. I urge you to also find out where you can work with the degree. Please take your time to read Fatherprada’s Career Guide – so that you can have knowledge on how the labour market operate after graduating. Career opportunities will be added when we revisit this page.

 

The SSCE O level and A-level subject needed to study Education and Geography have been listed above but, some Universities may accept D7 or E8 in some a compulsory subject instead of Credit. And some may accept or reject two sittings. That is combinations of WAEC, NECO, or GCE results. You will know more when you take a look at the special consideration (waiver) for this course if available. Please take note that when you see Check, it simply means the special consideration for this course had been merge with a related course to save space. So it is advisable to click the link or search with the search bar..

Spoiler title
Special Consideration”] What is Direct Entry Special Consideration (waiver) to study Education and Geography
(i) University of Abuja, Gwagwalada accepts Diploma with credit in at least 3 ‘O’ level subjects.

(ii) University of Lagos (UNILAG) does not require Physics. Accepts University of Lagos (UNILAG) Foundation Diploma plus UTME requirements.

(iii) University of Benin (UNIBEN) requires (i) 2/3 NCE merit passes including Geography/Physics plus 3/2 O/L credit including English Language and Mathematics at one sittings.

(iv) Merit in own Diploma/Other recognised University Diploma (Credit / Upper credit) in Cartogra Physics and Geographic Information System (CARGIS) or Environmental Management and Geographic Information System plus 3 O/L credit including English Language and Mathematics.

(v) Ekiti State University & University of Jos (UNIJOS) accept General English at NCE in lieu of credit in O/L English Language or TC II merit.

(vi) Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni requires ‘A’ level passes in Geography and any other Science subject, Economics or Government.

(vii) Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola (MAUTY) accepts NCE (merit) plus a minimum of three relevant credits in ‘O’ level/TC II

(viii) Edo University Iyamo – Same as in Education Biology.

(ix) EDZAR – requires three NCE/A’ level passes. Candidates must obtain credit in English Language and four other subjects and a pass in Literature in English and Mathematics. Also accepts NCE in English combined with any other subject with a minimum of ‘C’ grade across including Education. Admission is by Direct Entry only.

(x) Nasarawa State University Keffi (NSUK) accepts Diploma in Science Education from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and any other recognised institution.

(xi) University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) two ‘A’ level passes/NCE merit level passes which should include Geography/Physics and Economics or Government/Political Science.

(xii) Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina (UMYU) accepts two A/Level credit in Geography/Physics and any other Science subjects Economics or Government. NCE with Merit in Geography/Physics and any other Science subjects in also acceptable.

(xii) Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola (MAUTY) accepts GCE ‘A’ level or its equivalent in two relevant subjects /NCE/Diploma with distinction, credit or merit in the major.

(xiv) Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU) accepts Two ‘A’ level passes in relevant subjects which must include Geography/Physics plus other subject chosen from Economics, Mathematics, Business Methods and Government or NCE (Social Studies combined with any Social Sciences subject may be accepted.

(xvi) Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria accepts: (i) Two ‘A’ level passes/NCE merit level passes in Geography/Physics and education. (ii) IJMB/AL passes with a minimum of C grade in Geography/Physics. (v) Its own Diploma in Geography/ Physics Education with a minimum of merit pass.

(xvii) Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU) does not accept physics in lieu of Geography. Accepts certificate in its own Foundation Programme.

(xviii) Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu Ode (TASUED) requires two A’ level or NCE (merit) in geography and any one of Social Science subjects

 What is WAEC, NECO, GCE Special Consideration (waiver) to study Education and Geography
(i) University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT), Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU), University of Calabar (UNICAL), University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), Usumanu Danfodiyo University (UDUSOK), EDALV, and University of Uyo accept a pass in Mathematics

(ii) University of Abuja, Gwagwalada and Usumanu Danfodiyo University (UDUSOK) accept a pass in English Language

(iii) Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye and Abia State University, Uturu require Government or Economics.

(iv) Ekiti State University requires two Social Science subjects.

(v) Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU) requires credit in Geography/Physics and any two of Economics, Government, Mathematics and History.

(vi) University of Benin (UNIBEN) requires Mathematics, Geography/Physics and one other Social Science subject.

(vii) Federal University of Technology, Minna accepts NCE (merit) OND/HND at lower credit in addition to four relevant UTME subjects.

(viii) University of Lagos (UNILAG) requires five credit including English, Mathematics, Geography and any 2 of Literature in English, History or Government, French, Yoruba/Igbo, crk/irs, Economics.

(ix) Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola (MAUTY) and Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria accept TC II with a minimum of five relevant subjects.

(x) Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU) accepts at least a pass in English Language.

(xi) University of Benin (UNIBEN) accepts NCE General Mathematics/General English in lieu of O/L Mathematics/English Language.

(xii) Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai (IBBU) requires other subjects from Science.

(xiii) Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina (UMYU) requires five ‘’O’ credit which include English Language, MathematicsGeography/ Physics and any of Chemistry, Physics, Economics, Biology or Agricultural Science.

(xiv) Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU) requires credit Passes in Mathematics. Does not accept physics in lieu of Geography.

(xv) Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola (MAUTY) same as in Education Mathematics.

(xvi) University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) accepts a Pass in English Language.

(xvii) EDZAR requires any Science subjects Biology, Chemistry and Physics instead of Social Sciences subjects.

(xviii) Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria requires Five ‘O’ level credit to include Geography/ Physics, English Language and Mathematics and any other subject from Chemistry Physics or/Biology.

(xviv) University of Calabar (UNICAL) requires five O/L credit to include English Language, Mathematics and any other Social Science subjects

(xvv)Bayero University, Kano (BUK) requires five O’ Level Credit passes to include Geography/Physics, English language and any other Social Science subject. Also offers Geography/Physics with Science combination. Geography/Physics with two other Sciences subject i.e. Physics, Biology/Chemistry.

(xvvi) University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) and Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni does not accept credit in Physics in lieu of Geography

What is JAMB UTME Special Consideration (waiver) to study Education and Geography
(i) Federal University of Technology, Minna – Geography/Physics and any two subjects from Mathematics, Biology and Physics.

(ii) Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye and Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU) do not accept Arts subjects.

(iii) University of Benin (UNIBEN) accepts Geography, Mathematics and any other subject.

(iv) Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU) requires Geography ND Government or Economics.

(v) Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU) – Geography/Physics and at least one of Mathematics/ Economics/Government.

(vi) Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai (IBBU) requires other subjects from Science.

(vii) University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) and University of Lagos (UNILAG) do not accept Physics.

(viii) Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni requires Geography and any two of Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Physics, Agricultural Science or Economics.

(ix) University of Lagos (UNILAG) accepts any three Of Literature in English, History/Government, French, Geography, Math, Yoruba/Igbo, crk/irs, Economics, Commerce.


CAN’T FIND WHAT YOU’RE LOOKING FOR?

Click the button below to see answers to questions asked by fellow students like you.

FREQUENTLY ASK QUESTIONS

Follow Fatherprada on Facebook

See also:

Leave a Comment