JAMB and WAEC subject combinations for studying Geography is now available and has been upadated on this post.

This post contains what Geography is about, admission requirement to study Geography in Nigeria Universities, places one can work with a degree in Geography.


All JAMB and WAEC candidates who are interested in studying or having a career in Geography are hereby informed that JAMB and WAEC subject combination for Geography for 2019/2020 academic session has been released.

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What is Geography about?

Geography is all about weather and Climate of a different parts of the world, where mineral resources can be located in different parts of the world and also where different rocks are Located and which rocks show signs of crude oil and other Minerals. This course exposes students to all this and many more, Students learn how people relate with their environment, they learn about different policies concerning Managing and Conserving the Environment. It is a Four year bachelor’s degree program and graduates of this course have career opportunities as Geographers and geography teachers. 

Places Where One can work with a Degree in Geography?

Various Career opportunities in Geography include;

  • Cartographer.
  • Environmental consultant.
  • Town planner.
  • Geographical information systems officer.
  • Conservation officer.
  • Recycling officer.
  • Landscape architect.
  • Teacher/lecturer.

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JAMB UTME Subject Combination For Geography?

For you to be on a safe side it is better if you aim for a score of 180 – 200 and above in JAMB UTME because anything short of that may deny you of Admission/Post UTME. Of course, if you have a score below 180, you can consider College of Education or Polytechnic.

JAMB UTME subject combination (subject to write in jamb) for Geography are

  1. Use of English
  2. Geography and
  3. any two of Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Agricultural Science.

O level/WAEC Subject Combination For Geography?

The subjects needed to study Geography in WAEC must contain five (5) credit. This subject combination is also applicable to NECO AND GCE… The O level requirement that is the compulsory WAEC subject combination for Geography must include:

  1. English Language
  2. Mathematics
  3. Geography
  4. Any other 2 subjects

List of Nigeria Universities Offering Geography.

Below contains various Universities in Nigeria that one can study Geography and they are as follows;

Abia State University, Uturu

Adamawa State University, Mubi

Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria

Bayero University, Kano

Benue State University, Makurdi

Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti

Federal University Of Technology Minna

Federal University, Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi State

Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State

Federal University, Gashua, Yobe State

Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State

Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State

Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State

Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State

Gombe State University, Tudun Wada, Gombe

Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai

Kaduna State University, Kaduna

Kano University Of Science And Technology, Wudil

Kogi State University, Anyigba

Kwara State University, Malete, Ilorin

Modibo Adama University Of Technology, Yola

Nasarawa State University, Keffi

Niger Delta University , Wilberforce Island

Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna, Kaduna State

Northwest University, Kano, Kano State

Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife

Osun State University, Osogbo

Plateau State University, Bokkos

Sokoyo State University, Sokoto

Taraba State University, Jalingo

Umaru Musa Yaradua University, Katsina

University Of Abuja,Abuja

University Of Ibadan, Ibadan

University Of Lagos

University Of Maiduguri

University Of Nigeria Nsukka

Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto

Yobe State University, Damaturu

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