WAEC and JAMB UTME Subject for Urban and Regional Planning

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O Level & A Level Requirement – Subject Combination for Urban and Regional Planning 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 Urban and Regional Planning
Qualification B. Eng., B.Sc., B. Tech., B. Arc
Duration 3 – 4 Years
Suitability Science students
Cut off mark Varies
Entrance Very Competitive
Related courses Urban and Regional Planning related courses
Job Availability High and Competitive

 

You must be a science student to study Urban and Regional Planning 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 always ignore!

 

WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Urban and Regional Planning

The subjects needed to study Urban and Regional Planning 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 Urban and Regional Planning must include:

  1. English Language
  2. Mathematics.
  3. Geography
  4. Any two of Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Government, Biology, Art, History, IRK/CRK, Social Studies and Tech Drawing
  5. A trade subject

 

JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Urban and Regional Planning

Knowing JAMB subjects for Urban and Regional Planning 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.

JAMB UTME subject combinations (subjects to write in jamb) to study Urban and Regional Planning are

  1. Mathematics.
  2. Geography
  3. One of Economics, Physics, Chemistry

 

Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Urban and Regional Planning
(i) Two A/L passes in Geography and Mathematics (ii) ND/HND (upper Credit) in Town Planning or related discipline plus UTME requirements are accepted

 

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 Urban and Regional Planning    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

See useful guides on how to choose a course and university

These are the list of Universities offering Urban and Regional Planning in Nigeria

  1. Abia State University, Uturu
  2. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  3. Bauchi State University, Gadau
  4. Bayero University, Kano
  5. Bells University of Technology, Otta
  6. Benue State University, Makurdi
  7. Caritas University, Enugu
  8. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli
  9. Crawford University Igbesa
  10. Cross River State University of Science &Technology, Calabar (CRUTECH)
  11. Crescent University (CUAB)
  12. Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT)
  13. Federal University of Technology, Akure
  14. Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO)
  15. Gregory University, Uturu
  16. University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)
  17. Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU)
  18. Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji
  19. University of Jos (UNIJOS)
  20. Kano University of Science & Technology, Wudil (KUST)
  21. University of Lagos (UNILAG)
  22. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso (LAUTECH)
  23. Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola (MAUTY)
  24. Federal University of Technology, Minna
  25. Nasarawa State University Keffi (NSUK)
  26.  Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU)
  27. Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye
  28. River State University of Science and Technology (RSUST)
  29. Osun State University Osogbo (UNIOSUN)
  30. University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
  31. University of Uyo
  32. Wesley University of Science & Technology, Ondo

Cut-off Mark for Urban and Regional Planning course

The cut-off mark for Urban and Regional Planning varies. You can check these universities JAMB UTME cut off marks here. Urban and Regional Planning 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.

Urban and Regional Planning is how many years course and under which faculty?

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

 

Can a commercial or art student study Urban and Regional Planning?

No! Urban and Regional Planning 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 Urban and Regional Planning is through GCE.

 

Where can I work with a Degree in Urban and Regional Planning 
I believe you now know the subjects required to study Urban and Regional Planning. 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. Career opportunities will be added soon.

 

The SSCE O level and A-level subject needed to study Urban and Regional Planning 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..

Spoiler title
Special Consideration”] What is Direct Entry special consideration (waiver) for Urban and Regional Planning
(i) Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola (MAUTY) accepts at least an `A’ level pass with ND in Urban Design and Architecture

(ii) Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU) accepts 3 ‘A’ level passes in Mathematics, Geography and one other subject from Economics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Tech. Drawing/Fine Art.

(iii) Federal University of Technology, Akure accepts (a) Advanced level passes in at least two of the following Mathematics, Geography, Economics, Physics and Chemistry; and (b) National Diploma (ND) at upper credit in Town Planning and related subjects.

(iv) University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) accepts (a) ND in Town Planning or its equivalent with Upper credit level passes plus UTME requirement. (b) GCE Advanced Level passes in Mathematics, and two subjects from the following: Geography, Economics, Government, Fine Arts, Technical Drawing, Physics, Chemistry and Biology in addition to University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) UTME requirements.

(iv) River State University of Science and Technology (RSUST), Bauchi State University, Gadau and Federal University of Technology, Minna accept ND/HND (Upper/Lower credit) in relevant fields in addition to UTME requirements.

(v) Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU) accepts ND/HND (upper credit) in Town Planning or related discipline. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria accepts ND lower credit plus UTME requirements

(vi) Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria requires: (a) ‘A’ level /IJMB passes in Geography and one of the following: Economics, Mathematics. (b) ND at Upper Credit level in Urban and Regional Planning or related Environmental Sciences from accredited institution. (c) HND in URP or related Environmental Sciences at Lower credit level.

(vii) Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso (LAUTECH) accepts GCE ‘A’ Level Passes /ND with Upper Credit/ HND in related discipline (plus UTME requirements) may be considered for admission into 200 level.

(viii) Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji accepts five O level credit to include English Language, Mathematics, Geography and any other two subjects plus ND at Upper credit level.

(ix) Osun State University Osogbo (UNIOSUN) Candidates with the following qualifications may be admitted into Part II of the programme. Holders of five ‘O’ level credit in SSCE. Additional requirement include any of the following in addition: (a) A-level passes at one sittings in Mathematics and Geography and any of the following: Economics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Technical Drawing, Economics and Fine Arts. (b) National Diploma (ND) at lower credit in Town Planning, Survey and Urban and regional Planning.

(x) Bells University of Technology, Otta accepts (a) Two A’ Level passes from Mathematics, Geography, Biology/Physics. (b) ND/HND (Upper Credit respectively) Town Planning or related disciplines plus UTME requirements.

(xi) Abia State University, Uturu accepts holders of ND in Town Planning Architecture, Environmental Sciences, Engineering, Surveying and Estate Management.

(xii) Crescent University (CUAB) accepts (i) ‘A’ Level and IJMB in relevant subjects at acceptable grades. (ii) ND or HND in Urban and Regional Planning or Allied fields with at least lower credit may be admitted to the appropriate level.

(xiii) Kano University of Science & Technology, Wudil (KUST) accepts: 1. Two A/L passes in Geography and Mathematics  2. 8 points at IJMBE in Geography, Mathematics, and any of Chemistry, Physics, Economics, Biology. 3. ND (Upper Credit) in Town Planning or related discipline.

(xiv) University of Jos (UNIJOS) accepts: a) Holders of National Diploma (ND) in Town Planning, Land Surveying Building, Architecture, Estate Management, and Quantity Survey. b) At least two (2) passes at the GCE ‘A’ level, HSC or IJMB, one of which must be Geography.

(xv) Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) (a) requires At least three `A` Level passes not below Grade C in Mathematics, Geography, and one of Physics or Chemistry. (b) Accepts at least Upper Credit ND/HND in relevant fields plus UTME `O` Level requirements.

(xvi) University of Lagos (UNILAG) accepts; (a) Very good passes in JUPEB/A-LEVEL subjects: Mathematics, Geography and any one (1) of Chemistry, Physics, Biology or Economics (b) HND/ND (Distinction) in Urban and Regional Planning into 300/200 level.

(xvii) University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) accepts Holder of HND in Urban and Regional Planning with Lower Credit may be considered for admission into 200 Level. Provided the candidate has at least lower credit in ND.

What is WAEC, NECO, GCE special consideration (waiver) for Urban and Regional Planning
(i) Federal University of Technology, Akure requires five credits at not more than two sittings in SSCE, WASSCE, NECO, or its equivalent in the following subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Geography and any two subjects from Chemistry, Biology/Agric. Science, Economics, and Technical Drawing. The prospective candidate must have at least a pass in Physics.

(ii) Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria requires five ‘0’ level credit in English Language, Mathematics and Geography and any other two from Economics, Technical Drawing, Fines Arts, Chemistry and Biology.

(iii) Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola (MAUTY) requires Five `O’ level credits in English Mathematics, Geography, Economics, and any one from Technical Drawing, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Agric. Sci., Fine Art, Visual Arts.

(iv) Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU) accepts Economics in lieu of Geography, but does not accept Govt., IRS, CRK and Social Studies.

(v) River State University of Science and Technology (RSUST), Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU) and Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT) do not accept IRK, CRK, History and Social Studies.

(vi) Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso (LAUTECH) accepts Agricultural Science as sciences.
(vii) Abia State University, Uturu does not insist on Geography.

(vii) University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) requires 5 credit level passes at SSC to include English Language, Mathematics, and any other three subjects from Economics, Government, Fine Arts, Technical Drawing, Physics, Chemistry, Agric Science, and Biology.

(ix) University of Lagos (UNILAG) requires credit in English Language, Mathematics, Geography and any two of Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Economics, and Fine Arts/Technical Drawing.

(xi Abia State University, Uturu requires a credit in Economics as UTME requirements.

(xi) Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT) accepts credit in Fine Arts and Surveying

(xii) University of Uyo requires a credit in Mathematics.

(xiii) Renaissance University, Enugu requires five SSCE credit including English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Geography/Tech. Drawing at not more than two sittings.

(xiv) Bells University of Technology, Otta requires five SSCE Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Geography and any two from Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Technical Drawing.

(xv) River State University of Science and Technology (RSUST) and Osun State University Osogbo (UNIOSUN) require two subjects from Physics, Chemistry, Technical Drawing, Fine Arts, Economic, Biology and Surveying. River State University of Science and Technology (RSUST) accepts credit in Government.

(xvi) MINAA and Abia State University, Uturu require five credit including English Language, Mathematics, Geography and any two subjects from Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Agricultural Science, Fine Arts, Technical Drawing, Economics and Government.

(xvii) Crescent University (CUAB) requires two other subjects from Sciences and Social Sciences.

(xviii) University of Jos (UNIJOS) requires two other credit from Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Biology, Fine Art and Technical Drawing.

(xix) Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) requires at least five ‘O’ Level credits in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, English Language, and any other from Geography, Biology, Economics, Technical Drawing.

(xx) Benue State University, Makurdi requires five SSCE credit in English Language, Mathematics and any three of Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Government, Biology, Art, History, IRK/CRK, Social Studies, Technical Drawing and Geography

What is JAMB UTME special consideration (waiver) for Urban and Regional Planning
(i) Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU) requires Economics in addition to Mathematics.

(ii) Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso (LAUTECH) accepts Geography and two of Economics, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Government, Biology and Agric Science.

(iii) Federal University of Technology, Akure requires Mathematics and any two of Physics, Chemistry, Economics and Geography.

(iv) Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola (MAUTY) requires Geography, Economics and any one of Chemistry, Biology/Agric. Science, Physics.

(v) University of Lagos (UNILAG) accepts Mathematics, Geography/Economics and any one of Chemistry, physics, Biology, Fine Arts.

(vi) Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji requires five credit at English Language, Mathematics, Geography and any other two subjects plus ND at Upper Credit level.

(vii) University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) requires mathematics and any two subjects from Economics, Government, Geography, Fine arts, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Agric Sciences.

(viii) Crescent University (CUAB) requires Mathematics, Physics and any of Chemistry/ Biology/ Geography.

(ix) University of Jos (UNIJOS) accepts any one of Physics, Chemistry, Technical Drawing, Economics and Biology as the third subject.

(x) Osun State University Osogbo (UNIOSUN) requires Mathematics and any two subjects from Physics, Chemistry, Economics and Geography.

(xi) Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) requires Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.

(xii) Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye accepts Mathematics or Geography.

(xiii) Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT) requires Mathematics, Biology/Geography and any other two of Economics, Physics, Chemistry, Government or Agricultural Science.

(xiv) Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye requires any three of Mathematics, Chemi


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