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This page contains 2022 WAEC and JAMB subject combination (admission requirements) for Geography and Meteorology, including the list of Nigerian universities offering this course, A level requirements and much more.

 

CourseGeography and Meteorology
QualificationB.Sc
How many years3 – 4 Years
Who can study this course?Science student

Is Geography and Meteorology a good course in Nigeria?

Absolutely. Geography and Meteorology is one of the oldest degrees in the world with fewer job roles to explore. This course is popular amongst science students in secondary school. From our records, 5 Nigerian universities offer this degree course.

A person working as a Meteorologist in Nigeria typically earns around 519,000 NGN per month. Salaries range from 280,000 NGN (lowest) to 784,000 NGN (highest). This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Meteorologist salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location.

So while you are here to get information on the O level subject combination for Geography and Meteorology, we also expect you consider the total number of students currently studying Geography and Meteorology and the employment rate we will show you below so that you will know what you are up against when you choose to study this course.

We have some student guide articles that will be of benefit to you.

 

WAEC Subject Combination For Geography and Meteorology

In WAEC, NECO or GCE, you are expected to register a maximum of 9 subjects for a Geography and Meteorology degree. You can register for less than 9 subjects if you are resitting.

However, you must have at least 5 credit passes amongst the 9 subjects listed below before you can gain admission into any Nigerian university to study for a Geography and Meteorology degree.

Remember, the requirement you’re about to read is also applicable to all o level examinations. (WAEC, NECO and GCE). We have painstakingly highlighted (in red) the core subjects on which you must obtain credit before you can gain admission. Any subject with blue colour means, a pass is allowed.

If however, you fail one of the core subjects, you should read through each university’s special requirements for this course below to see if there is a university that may accept another subject in lieu of the one you failed. The 9 WAEC/NECO/GCE subject combinations for Geography and Meteorology are:

  • Mathematics
  • English
  • Civic Education 
  • Trade Subject 
  • Geography
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Further Mathematics

If you have your O level result already and the subjects you have is not the same as the admission requirement that is the required O level subject combinations to study Geography and Meteorology, don’t give up. You should consider other Geography and Meteorology 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 read useful guides on how to choose a course and university

 

JAMB subject combination for Geography and Meteorology

For this degree, you are also required to register for 4 subjects and English is compulsory. More so, your JAMB score and your POST UTME score will determine the cumulative score that the university will use to decide your candidacy for admission.

You should score 190 or above in JAMB to stand a better chance of gaining admission to study Geography and Meteorology. You can still gain admission if you score between 160-170 upward but you do not stand a chance with those who had scored higher. Try out JAMB Admission Simulator.

The 4 JAMB subject combination for Geography and Meteorology are:

  • English
  • Geography
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry/Biology

 

Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Geography and Meteorology
Two ‘A’ level passes in Mathematics or Geography and Meteorology and one of Economics, Physics and Chemistry

These are the list of universities offering Geography and Meteorology in Nigeria

  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK)
  • Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT)
  • Federal University of Technology, Akure offers Meteorology
  • Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji
  • Abia State University, Uturu

Admission Rate:

Geography and Meteorology is one of the oldest degrees in Nigeria with fewer job roles to explore, and the competition for this course is low in Nigerian universities. Geography has 87% admission rate.

Estimated number of students currently studying Geography and Meteorology in Nigerian Universities is 2,522
Geography and Meteorology has 10% employment rate in Nigeria

Geography and Meteorology are how many years course and under which faculty?

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

Can a commercial or art student study Geography and Meteorology?

No! Geography and Meteorology is a pure science course and not suitable for commercial or art students. But if you have the 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 subject combination for Geography and Meteorology is through GCE.

Further reading on Geography and Meteorology Degree:

Have you written WAEC, NECO or GCE? Are you one of those reading this to know if your O level result qualifies you to study this course at the university? If the subject combination mentioned above does not correspond with your O level, we can help you review your result and suggest a suitable degree course for you. Interested? Start here.

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