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Applied Geophysics - Faculty of Sciences

This entire page attempts to cover the List of Schools that offer Applied Geophysics under the Faculty of Sciences in Nigeria.

We will also talk about;
- The subject combinations needed to study Applied Geophysics
- JAMB UTME Subjects and Requirements
- O'Level Subjects and Requirements
- Direct Entry Requirements
- and other information you require to successfully gain admission to study Applied Geophysics.

You need to read the entire content of this page to get all the knowledge you require for this course.

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Subject Combination / JAMB UTME Requirements

In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Applied Geophysics under the Faculty of Sciences in the above listed universities include;

Any three (3) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics


(i) UNICAL does not accept Biology.

(ii) FUTA requires Physics Mathematics and Chemistry.

(iii) UNILORIN requires Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry.

(iv) FED-KASHERE requires Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

(v) OAU require Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

O'Level Requirements

The O'level subject combination and requirements needed to study Applied Geophysics;

You require;

Five (5) SSC credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry/Biology


(i) OAU requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes in English Language, Chemistry, Biology/Further Mathematics, Mathematics and Physics

(ii) FUTA accepts five (5) 'O' Level credit passes at a maximum of two (2) sittings in the following subjects: English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and any other one of Biology/Geography/Technical Drawing.

(iii) UNILORIN requires five (5) ‘O’ Level Credit passes to include English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, and any one of the following: Further Mathematics, Biology, and Geography.

(vi) FED-KASHERE requires Five credit passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any of Further Mathematics, Geography and Biology.


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Direct Entry Requirements

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Applied Geophysics, if you don't intend to use UTME.

You require;

'A' Level passes in Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.


(i)  OAU requires 'A' Level passes in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics

(ii)  OAU accepts HND upper credit in Mining Engineering plus the UTME requirements.

(iii)  UNICAL requires two (2) 'A' Level passes or their equivalents in Physics and either Chemistry or Mathematics plus 'O' Level credit passes in Physics, English Language, Mathematics and two (2) Science subjects.

(iv) FUTA requires;
(a) ND with a minimum of upper credit or equivalent in Geophysics, Geology, Mining, Civil and Electrical/Electronic Engineering or any other course adjudged relevant by the Department;
(b) 'A' Level or its equivalent in Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry with grades not less than C at one sitting.

(v) UNILORIN accepts;
a) A level passes to include Physics, Mathematics and any one of Chemistry and Geology.
b) National Diploma (Upper Credit) in Electrical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Geology and Mining, Physics or Computer Science.

(vi)  FED-KASHERE accepts Two 'A' Level Passes (A-E) in any of Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry or Geography.  Upper Credit in ND/NCE in Physics or relevant discipline or 10 Points in IJMB in Mathematics and Physics and any other one from Chemistry, Biology and Geography.

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