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2024 Geography WAEC And Jamb Subject Combination

Geography WAEC  And Jamb Subject Combination – Looking for the best subject combination for your WAEC and JAMB registration? Wish to know the approved or accepted subject for students who wish to study Geography? Are you about to register for your JAMB? Or are you yet to register for your WAEC? The West African examination board approves several subjects for each student who has reached their final level in secondary education to be written on to user them into a higher level of education.

Geography WAEC and Jamb Subject Combination
Geography WAEC and Jamb Subject Combination

This also applies to the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board. One of the major reasons we are writing is to help most students who get off track most times in search of their correct subject combination. Here we will start by giving you the meaning of Geography as a course of study. Also, we will list out the importance of geography as a course of study, most importantly the WAEC and JAMB subject combination for Geography.

Furthermore, we will talk about the schools or universities that have received accreditation to teach Geography in Nigeria. Apart from these, we will also list out the various job positions that can be accessed by graduates of this field.

Overview Of Geography

This is a combination of social and physical sciences. It is generally the study of the physical planets and their properties. Focusing on how it interacts with the society.

Also, you can term geography to be the study of different places and the relationship between people and their environment

Geography was first initiated by an ancient Greek scholar Eratosthenes who is known to be the father of geography today. he noted that geography is the notion of a small planet which helped him to determine the circumference of the earth.


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Duration Of The Course 

Geography in university lasts for four years. This is for the case of a first-degree. A master’s degree and Ph.D. take a duration of one and two years respectively.

Importance Of Geography

The importance of geography includes but is not limited to

  1. It gives an understanding of the planet and its systems
  2. It gives knowledge of certain topics like global warming, desertification, climate change, water resources, etc.
  3. It helps us understand our environment and how to relate to society
  4. It describes the changes in the earth and helps identify the forces that shape it.
  5. It gives major insight into practical, social, economic, and environmental issues.
  6. Also. it helps to know the factors that affect the climate of  a place  like latitude, altitude, topography, and the bodies of water
  7. It helps unveil history and break down concepts and ideas on how religions and cultures are connected
  8. It helps us to understand extreme weather levels
  9. It gives knowledge on how borders, people, and countries change over time

WAEC Subject Combination For Geography

This is usually made up of eight to nine subjects which are legally accepted by the West African examination council.

They include

  1. Mathematics
  2. English language
  3. Geography
  4. Chemistry
  5. Biology
  6. Physics
  7. Economics
  8. Any other science subjects of your choice.

O’level Requirements For Geography

The O-level requirements for Geography include:

  1. Not less than five credits from the WAEC in relevant subjects
  2. The five credits should not be obtained in more than two sittings

JAMB Subject Combination For Geography

This includes a minimum and maximum of four subjects. These are selected core subjects in line with the requirement recommendation of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board.

The course combination for JAMB includes

  1. Mathematics
  2. use of English
  3. Geography
  4. Biology/Agricultural Science/ or Economics

Direct entry Requirement For Geography

For applicants who are using direct entry, their requirements include

  1. They Should have a minimum of Merit in Environmental protection and management (EPM)
  2. Should pass geography and economics, history, geology, agricultural science, physics, mathematics, chemistry, and biology in their HND, OND, HSC, and GCE at the Principal or Advanced Level.

Schools that Offer Geography in Nigeria 

If you are looking for schools/institutions that have received accreditations to study or offered Geography to students in Nigeria search no further.

The Schools available include but are not limited to

  1. Amadu BEloo University
  2. Adamawa stae University
  3. Gombe State University
  4. Federal University of TEdechnology
  5. Benue State University
  6. University of Lagos
  7. University of Ilorin
  8. University of Calabar
  9. University of Nigeria
  10. University of  Abuja
  11. University of Jos
  12. Olabisis Onabanjo University
  13. Adyemi COllge of eudctaion
  14. University of Port Harcourt
  15. Abia State University
  16. Bayeri University
  17. Nassaraw state university
  18. University of Ibadan
  19. The University of Nigeria NSukka
  20. kaduna sttae university
  21. Obafemi Awolow University
  22. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University
  23. Adekunle Ajasin University
  24. American University of Nigeria
  25. Ajayi crowder University
  26. Landmark University
  27. covenant University
  28. Bell University of Technology
  29. Babcock University
  30. Baze university
  31. Veritas University
  32. Umaru Musa Yar’adua Universty
  33. Federal University, Ikoya
  34. Kano University of Science and Technology
  35. Modibbo adam university of technology
  36. Ekiti sttae university
  37. Federal University Gashua
  38. Ignatuis Ajuru University of eductaion
  39. Yusuf Maitama Sule University
  40. NIger Delta University, Yenagoa

The Various Job Opportunities For Graduates Of Geography 

If you wish to study geography, once you graduate you are open to different job opportunities at different levels and they include but are not limited  to

  1. Geography Teacher
  2. GIS Analyst
  3. Urban Planner
  4. Environmental Consultant
  5. Cartographer
  6. Remote Sensing Specialist
  7. Geospatial Intelligence Analyst
  8. Geography Teacher/Professor
  9. Transportation Planner
  10. Market Research Analyst
  11. Conservation Officer
  12. Climate Change Analyst
  13. Land Surveyor
  14. Demographer
  15. Climatologist
  16. Tourism Officer
  17. Emergency Management Specialist
  18. Geopolitical Analyst
  19. Water Resource Manager
  20. Real Estate Developer
  21. Natural Resource Manager
  22. Location Analyst for Retail
  23. Public Health Analyst
  24. Geographic Information Officer
  25. Historical Preservationist
  26. Survey Researcher
  27. Regional Development Planner
  28. Remote Sensing Scientist
  29. Design and optimize transportation systems.
  30. International Aid Worker
  31. Spatial Data Scientist


This covers a brief description of geography, the importance of geography, and the WAEC and JAMB subject combination, for geography. also included is the O-level requirement, the direct entry requirements for geography

Also, we have listed the schools that have received accreditation for geography and the job opportunities that are available for graduates in this field.

For more information and inquiries, you can drop a comment in the comment box. I wish you great success in your academic transition.

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