List of Nigerian Universities Offering Geophysics 2022

Geophysics is a subject of natural science concerned with the physical processes and physical properties of the Earth and its surrounding space environment and the use of quantitative methods for their analysis.

This is the complete list of Nigerian Universities offering Geophysics:

  • Obafemi Awolowo University ( OAU)
  • University OF Ibadan
  • University OF Jos (UNIJOS)
  • University OF Benin ( UNIBEN)
  • University Of Nigeria Nsukka
  • University Of Maiduguri ( UNIMAD)
  • Federal University Of Technology Akure (FUTA)
  • Federal University Of Technology Owerri (FUTO)
  • Federal University Of Technology Mina.
  • University Of Port Harcourt ( UNIPORT)
  • University Of Ilorin (UNILORIN)
  • Delta State University Abraka
  • University Of Calabar (UNICAL)
  • Federal University Of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE )
  • Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo

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 combinations needed to study Geophysics under the Faculty of Sciences in the above Universities include any three subjects from:

  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Biology
  • Geography

O’Level Requirements

Five SSCE credit passes, including:

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry/Biology


Geophysics training and education open up career opportunities across several industries, and the course provides students with knowledge for future academic research.

To all students wishing to major in Geophysics, RealMina wishes you good luck in your academic pursuits.

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