Do you want to be a Geologist? On this page, you will see all the requirements necessary to successfully apply and gain admission to study Applied Geology in any Nigerian University.

In the paragraphs ahead, you will find information such as the WAEC & JAMB Subject Combination for Applied Geology, the list of Universities offering the course, and list of Universities in Nigeria where you can study Applied Geology.

subject combination for applied geology

In addition to the aforementioned, you will see the career opportunities for people with a degree in Applied Geology. But, first of all, you are required to be a science student to qualify to apply for admission to study Applied Geology which is under the Faculty of Sciences in Nigerian Universities.

To gain the required knowledge that will enable you seamlessly apply for admission to study Applied Geology in a higher institution, you must ensure you pay adequate attention.

O’Level Requirements for Applied Geology

Five O’level subjects are compulsory if you want to study Applied Geology in any higher institution. You are required to have credit passes in the subject in your SSCE examination. The compulsory five (5) required O’Level subjects for Applied Geology includes:

1). Chemistry.
2). English Language.
3). Mathematics.
4). Biology.
5). And any other subject.

NOTE: The O’level subjects apply to NECO, GCE, WAEC or their equivalent.

WAIVER/SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

i). BASU accepts Agricultural Science in place of Biology.

ii). BASU requires 5 ‘O’ level credit passes in Biology, Physics, English Language, Chemistry and Mathematics.

iii). FUTA accepts 5 ‘O’ level credit passes at not more than 2 sittings or its equivalent in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry,  and either Agricultural  Science or Biology or Geography.

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JAMB Subject Combination for Applied Geology

It’s a good thing that you know the proper JAMB Subject Combination for Applied Geology, but another important thing is to be able to reach the JAMB cut-off mark for Applied Geology which is 180. We urge you to aim for 200 and above to stand a better chance of gaining admission on merit.

Below are the compulsory three (3) JAMB subjects required for Applied Geology which is under the Faculty of Sciences. You are expected to see any three subjects from the following;

1). Geography, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, and Biology.

WAIVER/SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • FUTA accepts Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics/Biology.

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Applied Geology Direct Entry Requirements

For candidates who desire to study Applied Geology without UTME, you must ensure that you satisfy the Direct Entry Requirements for Applied Geology which is below:

  • Two (2) ‘A’ level passes from Geography, Geology, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, and Biology.

WAIVER/SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1). BASU accepts IJMB/’A’ level passes in any 3 of the following subjects; Chemistry, Physics, Biology, and Mathematics. ND lower credit in Geology which must be from a recognized Polytechnic. The applying candidate must also have 5 ‘O’ level credit passes in the following subjects English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Agricultural Science and Biology.

2). FUTA accepts ND upper credit in Geology, Mining Engineering or Mineral Resources or ‘A’ level passes or its equivalent in 2 Science subjects which must include Mathematics and Chemistry.

Nigerian Universities Offering Applied Geology

  • FUTA (Federal University of Technology Akure).
  • BASU (Bauchi State University).

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Places To Work with a Degree in Applied Geology

  • Quarry manager.
  • Drilling engineer.
  • Minerals surveyor.
  • Environmental engineer.
  • Sustainability consultant.
  • Environmental consultant.

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