Last updated on October 17, 2019 by The Counselor
O Level & A Level Requirement – Subject Combination for Building 2020/2021; 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
|Qualification||B. Eng., B.Sc., B. Tech., B. Arc|
|Duration||3 – 4 Years|
|Cut off mark||Varies|
|Related courses||Building related courses|
|Job Availability||Low and Competitive|
You must be a science student to study Building in Nigeria Universities, and that’s can only be possible if you meet admission requirements. This page literally covers answers to questions related to O level and A-level requirement.
That is, the WAEC subject combination (requirements), JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements), s, 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 ignore.
- The required documents for admission into Nigeria universities
- How to gain admission easily into Nigeria Universities
- Nigeria University Guides
- How to study online course and earn a degree
- Study abroad for free through scholarships
WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Building
The subjects needed to study Building 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 Building must include
- English Language
- Anyone of Geography, Economics, Arts and Technical drawing.
- A trade subject
For holders of NTC, the other relevant subjects could be Intro. to Building Construction, Bricklaying, Concreting, Walls, Floors and Ceiling Finishing, Building/Engineering Drawing, Joinery, Carpentry, Gas, Steam Work and Bronze Welding, Cold / Hot Water Supply, Sanitation and Drainage.
A Building degree covers the study of building materials, techniques, building economics, quantity surveying and property development, among other aspects. A Building degree gives you the knowledge of how to plan, create, maintain and conserve buildings. Professional employment among building graduates is above average and shows that a degree in Building increases a student’s employability. Those who undertake a postgraduate degree in Building also earn a healthy average starting salary.
JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Building
Knowing JAMB subjects for Building 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, HND or Predegree!..
JAMB UTME subject combinations (subjects to write in jamb) to study Building are:
Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Building
‘A’ level passes in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
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 Building 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. 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
These are the list of Universities offering Building in Nigeria
- Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
- Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
- Caleb University, Lagos
- Federal University of Technology, Akure
- Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU)
- University of Jos (UNIJOS)
- Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji
- University of Lagos (UNILAG)
- Federal University of Technology, Minna
- Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU)
- Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK)
- University of Uyo
- Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola (MAUTY)
Cut-off Mark for Building course
As you can see, there are over 13 Universities offering Building. This means the cut-off mark for Building varies. You can check these universities JAMB UTME cut off marks here. Building is a good course and you can also check the top best engineering courses. This should not influence you. Follow your heart or seek my counsel.
Building is how many years course and under which faculty?
Depending on your mode of entry, Building is a three to four years course in Nigeria. According to JAMB, Building is under Faculty of Agriculture but may be under a different faculty in some universities.
Can a commercial or art student study Building?
No! Building is a pure science course and not suitable for commercial or art student. But if you have required subject combination in your O level result, you can go for it if that is the course you desire to study. If you’re still in secondary school, you may find it difficult to change subjects during WAEC registration because your schools may go against it. The alternative way to write the required subjects combination for Building is through GCE.
Where can I work with a Degree in Building
I believe you now know the subjects required to study Building. I urge you to also find out where you can work with the degree. Please take your time to read The Act of Getting a Job – so you would know what you’re up against after graduating. The job opportunities that arise from a Building degree are largely based in the construction industry – or at the very least, dealing with the physical world. Examples include:
- Quantity Surveyor
- Property Developer
- Environmental impact auditor.
The SSCE O level and A-level subject needed to study Building have been listed above. 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..
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