The above subject combinations are also applicable to other O’level examinations such as NECO and GCE. So now that you know the compulsory O level requirement to study Geography, let also look at UTME and Direct requirements and course descriptions.
JAMB UTME subject combination (subjects needed) for Geography
Prepare yourself well so you can score above 200 in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side (Just an advice) because anything short of this score may deny you 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 (subject to write in jamb) to study Geography are
Any two of Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Agricultural Science
Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Geography
Two ‘A’ level passes in Geography and one other science subject
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 taking 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
Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina (UMYU) Offers the course with options in: i. Science ii. Humanities
University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
Where can I work with a Degree in Geography
I believe you now know the subjects required to study Geography. 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.
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..
What is Direct Entry Special Consideration (waiver) for Geography
(i) Federal University of Technology, Minna accepts Geography and Mathematics/Physics (Physics proffered)
(ii) Federal University of Technology, Minna accepts NCE (merit), ND/HND credit) Meteorology.
(iii)Bayero University, Kano (BUK) does not accept Econs.
(iv) Kano University of Science & Technology, Wudil (KUST) accepts IJMB/ND/NCE for Direct Entry in Geography
(v) Gombe State University, Gombe accepts Economics and Government.
(vi) Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina (UMYU) accept in addition to O/level requirements two ‘A’ Level or NCE subject’s one of which must be Geography
(vii) University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) accepts: (a) Two ‘A’ level passes in Geography and anyone of Economics, History, Agric Science, Geology, and Literature in English, Biology, Chemistry or Physics. (b) NCE in Geography at Merit level, ND with at least merit level. Lower credit level pass in Town Planning, Surveying, Environmental Management or Tropical Science, plus four O’ level credit passes which must include credit in English language and at least a pass in Mathematics.
(viii) Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike – Enugu State accepts NCE in Geography
(ix) University of Ibadan (UI) accepts 2 A/L subjects including Geography and any other science subject for Geography
What is WAEC, NECO, GCE Special Consideration (waiver) for Geography
(i) Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye requires two other Science subjects.
(ii) University of Ibadan (UI) requires 5 or 6 ‘O’ level credit passes at one or two sittings to include English Language, Mathematics, Geography, and any two other Science subjects.
(iii) Gombe State University, Gombe accepts Economics.
(iv) Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina (UMYU): Science Option- Five credit passes at SSCE (or its equivalent in English Language, Mathematics, Geography, and any two of Chemistry, Physics, Biology and Agricultural Science. Social Science Option- Five credit passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English Language, Mathematics, Geography, and any two of Government, Economics, Commerce and Accounting.
(v) Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English language, Mathematics, Geography, Biology and any other science subjects.
(vi) University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) requires five o’ level credit passes including English Language, Geography and any three from Arts or Social Science subjects and at least a pass in Mathematics.
(vii) Kaduna State University, Kaduna (KASU) only accept among Chemistry, Biology or Physics as the other two Science subjects.
(viii) Abia State University, Uturu requires Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and any three subjects from Arts, Social Science and Sciences. A credit pass in Geography is compulsory.
(ix) Federal University of Technology, Minna accepts requires credit pass in Physics and any other science subject.
(x) Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike – Enugu State requires two other subjects from Arts or Social Sciences.
What is JAMB UTME Special Consideration (waiver) for Geography
(i) University of Ibadan (UI) requires Mathematics / Biology, Chemistry / Physics, Further Maths or Geography.
(ii) Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria requires Geography, Biology and any other Science subject.
(iii) University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) requires Geography and any two subject preferably Arts or Social Science subject.