This is JAMB brochure for Geography under the Faculty of Sciences. This brochure will guide you on institutions offering Geography course in Nigeria, UTME subject combination for the course, O’level requirements for UTME candidates, A’level, ND, HND, NCE, requirements for Direct Entry candidates, and other necessary information.
Universities Offering Geography Course In Nigeria
Here list of universities offering Geography in Nigeria
- Adamawa State University
- Ahmadu Bello University
- Bayero University Kano
- Federal University of Technology Minna
- Gombe State university
- Kaduna State university
- Nasarawa State University
- Umaru Musa Yar’adua University
- University of Ibadan
O’Level Subject Subject Combination For Geography Course
To study Geography in any university in Nigeria, it is required to have Five SSCE credit passes to include English language, Mathematics, Geography and any other two science subjects.
UTME Subjects Combination For Geography Course
English Language is compulsory for all courses. The other three subjects required for Geography under the Faculty of Sciences n the institutions are:
Geography and any two of Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Agricultural Science.
Direct Entry Requirements for Geography
Two ‘A’ level passes in Geography and one other science subject.
SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
Waiver For UTME Candidates
(i) OOU requires two other Science subjects.
(ii) UNIBADAN 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) GOMSU accepts Economics.
(iv) 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. Humanities Option- Five credit passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English Language, Mathematics, Geography, and any two of Government, Economics, Commerce and Accounting.
(v) ABU requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English language, Mathematics, Geography, Biology and any other science subjects.
(vi) 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) KASU only accept among Chemistry, Biology or Physics as the other two Science subjects.
(viii) ABSU 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) FUTMINNA accepts requires credit pass in Physics and any other science subject.
(x) GODFREY requires two other subjects from Arts or Social Sciences.
Waiver For Direct Entry Candidates
(i) FUTMINNA accepts Geography and Mathematics/Physics (Physics proffered.
(ii) FUTMINNA accepts NCE (merit), ND/HND credit) Meteorology.
(iii) BAYERO does not accept Econs.
(iv) KUST accepts IJMB/ND/NCE for Direct Entry in Geography.
(v) GOMSU accepts Economics and Government.
(vi) UMYU accept in addition to O/level requirements two ‘A’ Level or NCE subject’s one of which must be Geography.
(vii) 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 accepts NCE in Geography.
(x) UNIBADAN accepts 2 A/L subjects including Geography and any other science subject for Geography.
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