This page contains official 2022 WAEC and JAMB subject combination (admission requirements) for Geography and Regional Planning, including the List of Nigeria Universities Offering this Course, A level requirements and much more.
|Course||Geography and Regional Planning – Under Social Science|
|Duration||3 – 4 Years|
|Suitability||Art and Commercial Students|
|Cut off mark||Varies|
|Related courses||Geography and Regional Planning related courses|
|Job Availability||High and Competitive|
On this page, I will guide you on the required O level subject combination to study Geography and Regional Planning. 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 in Commercial subjects for you to study Geography 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 admission requirement.
In other words, 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 student guide articles that will be of benefit to you. You can ignore.
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WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Geography and Regional Planning
You’re expected to have at least 5 credits on the required WAEC subject combination needed to study Geography and Regional Planning in Nigeria universities. This subject combination is also applicable to other O’level exams such as NECO AND GCE. The required WAEC subject combination (O level requirement) for Geography and Regional Planning must include:
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 Regional Planning. 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 Regional Planning
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 Regional Planning 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 Regional Planning. If you’re having troubles with JAMB UTME, maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB, ND, HND or Predegree!..
- Two other Arts or Social Science subjects
Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Geography and Regional Planning
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 Regional Planning 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
This is the list of Universities offering Geography and Regional Planning in Nigeria
- Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
- University of Benin (UNIBEN)
- Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU)
- Igbinedion University Okada
- University of Uyo
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Cut-off Mark for Geography and Regional Planning course
As you can see, more than one University offers Geography and Regional Planning. This means the cut-off mark for Geography and Regional Planning varies. You can check these universities JAMB UTME cut off marks here. Geography and Regional Planning 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 Regional Planning is how many years course and under which faculty?
Depending on your mode of entry, Geography and Regional Planning is a three to four years course in Nigeria. According to JAMB, Geography and Regional Planning 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 Regional Planning?
Yes! If you are a Science, Commercial or an Art student, you can study Geography and Regional Planning 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 Regional Planning is through GCE.
Now I am confident that you know the compulsory subjects needed to study Geography and Regional Planning 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.
What is Direct Entry Special Consideration (waiver) for Geography and Regional
(i) Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye accepts NCE (merit) and ND in Town Planning Estate Management or related fields (Lower Credit).
(ii) University of Uyo accepts ND/ NCE / HND in relevant plus UTME requirements
(iii) University of Calabar (UNICAL) accepts NCE at credit level which should include Geography and ND in related field of discipline for Direct Entry.
(iv) University of Benin (UNIBEN) also accepts ND (Upper Credit)/HND (Lower Credit) in Town Planning, Estate Management or Environmental Management and Geographic Information System; NCE (overall merit) with credit pass in Geography. Direct Entry candidate must also satisfy UTME requirements.
(v) Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU) and Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba require one other ‘A’ level Social Science subject and accept NCE (credit) in Geography; ND (Upper Credit), HND (Lower Credit) in Town Planning or in related fields.
(vi) Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU) accepts A’ level pass in any one of Economics, Government, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics.
(vii) Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU) accepts NCE (credit) in Geography or ND (Upper Credit) in Town Planning, Land Surveying, Environmental Resource Management, Estate Management or other related fields.
(viii) Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba require one other ‘A’ level Social Science subject and accept NCE (credit) in Geography; ND (Upper Credit), HND (Lower Credit) in Town Planning or in related fields
What is WAEC, NECO, GCE, Special Consideration (waiver) for Geography and Regional
(i) University of Calabar (UNICAL) accepts any two of Economics, Government, Agricultural Science, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
(ii) University of Benin (UNIBEN) accepts TC II (overall merit)
(iii) Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye requires credits in English, Mathematics, Geography and any two Social Science subjects
(iv) Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba requires credits in English, Mathematics, Geography and any two Social Science or Science subjects
(v) Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU) accepts Geog, and any other Social Science Subject.
(vi) Ekiti State University requires one of the other two subjects to be a Science or Social Science subject.
What is JAMB UTME Special Consideration Consideration (waiver) for Geography and Regional
(i) Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye – Geography and any two social Science subjects
(ii) Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU) – Geography, Mathematics and one other Social Science subject
(iii) University of Benin (UNIBEN) and Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba accept Geography and any other two subjects.
(iv) University of Calabar (UNICAL) also accepts any two of Science or Agricultural Science subjects.
(vi) Ekiti State University requires credit passes in English Language and any two subjects from Social Sciences or Sciences.
(vii) Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU) also accepts Science subjects.
(viii) Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba requires Geography, Mathematics and one Social Science or science subject.