Study Geography and Meteorology – Under Social Science


This page contains official 2020/2021 WAEC and JAMB subject combination (admission requirements) for Geography and Meteorology, including the List of Nigeria Universities Offering this Course, A level requirements and much more.


Course Geography and Meteorology – Under Social Science
Qualification [B.Sc. (Hons]
Duration 3 – 4 Years
Suitability Art and Commercial Students
Cut off mark 180
Entrance Non Competitive
Related courses Geography and Meteorology related courses
Job Availability Low and Competitive


On this page, I will guide you on the required O level subject combination to study Geography and Meteorology. if you are a returning visitor, you can skip reading repetitive paragraphs.

You must be a Commercial student or an Art student with a good background Commercial subjects for you to study Geography and Meteorology 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 admission requirement.
That is, the WAEC subject combination (requirements), JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements), Direct Entry requirements, Special consideration (waivers) and the required screening 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.


WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Geography and Meteorology

You’re expected to have at least 5 credits on the required WAEC subject combination needed to study Geography and Meteorology in Nigeria universities. This subject combination is also applicable to other O’level exams such as NECO AND GCE. The O level requirement, that is, the required WAEC subject combination for Geography and Meteorology must include:

  1. English Language
  2. Geography
  3. Any three from Arts or Social Science subjects with at least a pass in Mathematics
  4. A trade subject

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These listed subjects are compulsory for anyone writing WAEC and other O level examinations. I will advise you to include a Language in your O level subjects. For the record, if you are one of those students seeking admission into any universities, college or polytechnics in Lagos State, Yoruba Language is compulsory for Geography and Meteorology. So now that you know the compulsory O level subject requirement to study this course, let also look at JAMB UTME and Direct requirements.

JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Geography and Meteorology

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is a body responsible for your admission into the University or other institutions. Now I’m going to show you the compulsory JAMB subjects for Geography and Meteorology that you must register (English must be included because it is compulsory even though it may not be listed among the JAMB subjects below), and I will honestly advise you to aim for a score of 200 and above in JAMB UTME instead of 180 to be on a safe side because anything short of that may deny you of Admission/Post UTME. Of course, if you have a score below 180, you can consider the College of Education or Polytechnic… Read how to answer and pass JAMB once.
Please note– English Language is compulsory. If Mathematics is not listed among the Jamb subject on this post, then Mathematics is not compulsory for this course. JAMB is not the only option to gain admission into Nigerian Universities to study Geography and Meteorology. If you’re having troubles with JAMB UTME, maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB, ND, HND or Predegree!..

 JAMB UTME subject combination to study Geography and Meteorology must include:
  1. Geography
  2. Two other Arts or Social Science subjects


Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Geography and Meteorology

If you’re one of those seeking admission into the University to further your studies, in addition to the required WAEC subjects combination for this course, you are expected to have Two ‘A’ level passes in Geography, Economics, Government and Mathematics
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If you have your O level result already and the subjects you have is not the same with the admission requirement that is the required O level subject combinations to study this course, don’t give up. You should consider other Geography and Meteorology similar courses or take a look at Polytechnic or College of Education related courses.
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

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

  • Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT)

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Cut-off Mark for Geography and Meteorology course

The cut-off mark for Geography and Meteorology is 180. You can check these universities JAMB UTME cut off marks here. Geography and Meteorology is a good course and you can also check the top best commercial courses. This should not influence you. Follow your heart or seek my counsel.

Geography and Meteorology is 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 is under the Faculty/School/College of Social and Management Studies but may be under a different faculty in some universities.
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Can a science or art student study Geography and Meteorology?

Yes! If you are a Science, Commercial or an Art student, you can study Geography and Meteorology at the university provided you have the required subjects combination in your O level result. If you’re still in secondary school, you may find it difficult to change subjects to fit your desired course during WAEC registration because some schools may go against it.
Also, during WAEC or NECO registration make sure you know which subjects are been registered for you because some secondary schools are ignorant about the importance of O level requirements for university courses. Another alternative way to register the required subject combinations for Geography and Meteorology is through GCE.

Special Consideration

Now I am confident that you know the compulsory subjects needed to study Geography and Meteorology in WAEC. But note this — 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 Geography and Meteorology below if available. Please take note that when you see Check, it simply means the special consideration for Geography and Meteorology had been merge with a related course to save space. So it is advisable to click the link or search with the search bar….

Check subject combination for Geography

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2 thoughts on “Study Geography and Meteorology – Under Social Science”

  1. how is it possible to study urban and regional planning without physic or chemistry and in which university pls notify me b4 i take my jamb tank u

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