Geography - Faculty of Sciences

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

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

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

NOTE: This course (Geography) is also available for study in other faculties. If you were not looking to study Geography under the Faculty of Sciences, please click the appropriate faculty below to see their proper requirements;

TAKE NOTE: There are other schools, where Geography can also be studied. Please note however that it would NOT be under the Faculty of Sciences. Please click the appropriate faculty below to see their own requirements;

School Options


UMYUK  Offers the course with options in:

i. Science
ii. Humanities

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 Geography under the Faculty of Sciences in the above Universities include;

Geography and any two (2) of Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Agricultural Science

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:

 

(i)  UI requires Mathematics / Biology, Chemistry / Physics, Further Mathematics or Geography.

(ii)  ABU requires Geography, Biology and any other Science subject.

(iii) UMYUK requires Geography and any other two (2) Science subjects. For Social Science they require Geography and any other two (2) Social Science subjects.

(iv) ABU requires Use of English, Geography, Biology and any other science subject (Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Agricultural Science and Economics).

(v) KASU requires Geography and two other Science subjects that may include Agric. Science. s

O'Level Requirements


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

You require;

Five (5) SSC credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Geography and any other two (2) Science subjects. 


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:

 

(i)  UI  requires five (5) or six (6) 'O' level credit passes at one(1) or two (2) sittings to include English Language, Mathematics, Geography, and any two (2) other Science subjects.

(ii) GSU accepts Economics.

(iii)  UMYUK   Science Option- five (5) ‘ O’ level credit passes or its equivalent in English Language, Mathematics, Geography, and any two (2) of Chemistry, Physics, Biology and Agricultural Science.    Social Science Option- five (5) ‘ O’ level credit passes or its equivalent in English Language, Mathematics, Geography, and any two (2) of Government, Economics, Commerce and Accounting.

(iv)  ABU requires five (5) 'O' level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Geography, Biology and any other Science subjects. 

(v) KASU only accepts among Chemistry, Biology or Physics as the other two (2) Science subjects

(vi) FUTMINNA requires 'O' Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Geography and any one (1) of Biology, Chemistry, Agricultural Science, Economics, Government

Direct Entry Requirements


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

You require;

Two (2) 'A' Level passes in Geography and one (1) other science subject



SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:

 

(i)  FUTMINNA accepts Geography and Mathematics/Physics Physics preferred.

(ii)  FUTMINNA accepts NCE merit, ND/HND upper or lower credit Meteorology. 

(iii) BUK does not accept Economics

(iv)  GSU accepts Economics and Government. 

(v)  UMYUK accepts a minimum of 9 points in IJMB/HSC/GCE ‘A’ Level/NCE in relevant subjects. All candidates must have Geography.

(vi) UI accepts two (2) 'A' level subjects including Geography and any other Science subject for Geography

(vii) KASU accepts Two ‘A’ Level passes in Geography and any one of Economics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. ND/HND/NCE Geography Lower Credit in addition to ‘O’ Level requirements and IJMB with 7 Points

(viii) ABU accepts Two ‘A’ level/IJMB passes which must include Geography and any other science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Agricultural Science and Economics) in addition to O/L requirements.