What are the subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Geography? if you are interested in NECO and WAEC (O level) subjects required for Geography then am happy to inform you that this post contains all the WAEC as well as NECO subject requirements to study Geography under the faculty of Sciences in the university.
This is to inform all aspirants who wish to apply for admission in Nigeria into any of federal, state or private owned universities to study Geography under the faculty of Sciences that the NECO and WAEC requirements which includes the compulsory subjects needed for Geography has been published here in this post.
If you are interested in JAMB subject combination for Geography also, you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Geography here or use the general approach by checking JAMB subject combination for all courses here.
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WAEC And NECO Subject Requirements for Geography
The subjects required to study Geography in both WAEC and NECO are as follows:
Five SSCE credit passes to include English language, Mathematics, Geography and any other two science subjects.
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(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.
The O level (WAEC and NECO) requirements posted above may only apply to Geography under the faculty of Sciences. If the Geography you intend in studying is in another faculty, the subject requirements may be different from the one on this page. You can check JAMB brochure for all faculties here.
List of Schools That Offer Geography
This section contains the list of universities that offer Geography in Nigeria. These are basically schools that accepts the WAEC and NECO requirements for Geography posted above.
The following are the list of schools that offer Geography:
- Adamawa State University, Mubi
- Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
- Bayero University, Kano
- Federal University of Technology, Minna
- Gombe State University
- Kaduna State University
- Nasarawa State University, Keffi
- Umaru Musa Yaradua University, Katsina
- University of Ibadan