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This page contains 2022 WAEC and JAMB subject combination (admission requirements) for Urban and Regional Planning, including the List of Nigeria Universities Offering this Course, A level requirements and much more.

 

CourseUrban and Regional Planning
QualificationB. Eng., B.Sc., B. Tech., B. Arc
Duration3 – 4 Years
SuitabilityScience students

Is Urban and Regional Planning a good course in Nigeria and what is the salary?

Yes, Urban and Regional Planning is a good course in Nigeria with limited job roles to explore. There is no standard salary for any job in Nigeria. It depends on where you get the job. Urban Planner salaries in Nigeria range from 85,000 NGN to 300,000 NGN per month

Urban and Regional Planning degree is competitive and quite popular amongst students in secondary school. From our records, 32 Nigerian universities offer this degree course.

So while you are here to get information on the O level subject combination for Urban and Regional Planning, we also expect you consider the total number of students currently studying Urban and Regional Planning 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 Urban and Regional Planning

In WAEC, NECO or GCE, you are expected to register a maximum of 9 subjects for an Urban and Regional Planning 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 an Urban and Regional Planning 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 gaining admission. Any subject with blue colour means, a pass is allowed.

If 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 Urban and Regional Planning are:

  1. English Language
  2. Civic Education
  3. Mathematics
  4. Chemistry
  5. Physics
  6. Geography
  7. Further Mathematics
  8. Nigerian Language
  9. A trade subject

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 Urban and Regional Planning, don’t give up. You should consider other Urban and Regional Planning similar courses or 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 valuable guides on how to choose a course and university

 

JAMB subject combination for Urban and Regional Planning

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

You should score 200 or above in JAMB to stand a better chance of gaining admission to study Urban and Regional Planning. You can still gain admission if you score between 180-190 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 Urban and Regional Planning is:

  1. English Language
  2. Mathematics
  3. Geography
  4. Physics

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Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Urban and Regional Planning

  • Two A/L passes in Geography and Mathematics (ii) ND/HND (Upper Credit) in Town Planning or related discipline plus UTME requirements are accepted

 

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
Estimated number of students currently studying Urban and Regional Planning in Nigerian Universities is 24,460
Urban and Regional Planning has 29% employment rate in Nigeria

Admission Rate:

Urban and Regional Planning has 53% admission rate.

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 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 subjects combination for Urban and Regional Planning is through GCE.

 

Special consideration (waiver) for Urban and Regional Planning

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU) accepts Economics in lieu of Geography, but does not accept Govt., IRS, CRK and Social Studies.
  • 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.
  • Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso (LAUTECH) accepts Agricultural Science as sciences.
  • Abia State University, Uturu does not insist on Geography.
  • 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.
  • University of Lagos (UNILAG) requires credit in English Language, Mathematics, Geography and any two of Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Economics, and Fine Arts/Technical Drawing.
  • Abia State University, Uturu requires a credit in Economics as UTME requirements.
  • Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT) accepts credit in Fine Arts and Surveying
  • University of Uyo requires a credit in Mathematics.
  • Renaissance University, Enugu requires five SSCE credit including English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Geography/Tech. Drawing at not more than two sittings.
  • Bells University of Technology, Otta requires five SSCE Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Geography and any two from Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Technical Drawing.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Crescent University (CUAB) requires two other subjects from Sciences and Social Sciences.
  • University of Jos (UNIJOS) requires two other credit from Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Biology, Fine Art and Technical Drawing.
  • 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.
  • 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

Further Reading on Urban and Regional Planning Degree

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