Nigerian Universities Offering Geophysics

This is a compilation of the List of Universities Offering Applied Geophysics in Nigeria.

We will also talk about;
– The subject combinations needed to study Applied Geophysics
– JAMB UTME Subjects and Requirements
– O’Level Subjects and Requirements
– and other information you require to successfully gain admission to study Applied Geophysics

List of Universities that Offer Applied Geophysics as a Course

The following are the list of universities that offer Applied Geophysics as a course:

Number of Universities: 6

  • Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot-Akpaden
  • Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin, Ondo State
  • Federal University Of Technology, Akure
  • Federal University, Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi State
  • Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
  • University Of Calabar, Calabar

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 combination needed to study Applied Geophysics under the Faculty of Sciences in the above Universities include;

Physics Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) UNICAL does not accept Biology.

(ii) FUTA and OAU require Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

O’Level Requirements


The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Applied Geophysics;

You require;Five (5) SSC credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry/Biology.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) OAU requires five `O’ level credit passes in English Language, Chemistry, Biology/Further Mathematics, Mathematics and Physics

(ii) FUTA accepts candidates with five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes including English Language, Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry at not more than two (2) sittings or its equivalent

Direct Entry Requirements


These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Applied Geophysics, if you don’t intend to use UTME.

You require;

‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
(i)  OAU requires ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics

(ii)  OAU accepts HND upper credit in Mining Engineering plus the UTME requirements.

(iii)  UNICAL – Same as for Physics. 

(iv) FUTA may admit candidates to 200 level if they have

(a)  satisfied the general entry requirements for  the University as specified in (a) above;  and

(b)  obtained ND  upper credit or its equivalent in Laboratory Technology Geology Option and in Mining, Civil and Electrical/ Electronic Engineering or any other programme adjudged relevant by the Department; or

(c)  ‘A’ level passes or its equivalent in two (2) of the following subjects: Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry.

LIST OF COURSES AND NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES KNOWN FOR OFFERING THEM

Note: This list is based on people’s opinions.

1. LAW

2. MEDICINE AND MEDICAL SCIENCES

3. ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

4. ENGLISH AND LITERARY STUDIES

5. POLITICAL SCIENCE

6. THEATRE AND MEDIA ARTS

7. MASS

COMMUNICATIONS

8. BUSINESS/MANAGEMENT BASED COURSES (BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, ACCOUNTING, FINANCE, MARKETING, INSURANCE, ETC)

9. PHARMACY

10. VETERINARY MEDICINE

11. PURE & NATURAL SCIENCES (PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY, ZOOLOGY, GEOLOGY, BOTANY, MATHEMATICS, COMPUTER SCIENCE, MICROBIOLOGY, BIOCHEMISTRY, ETC)

12. ARTS AND HUMANITIES (MUSIC, FINE ARTS, LINGUISTICS, AFRICAN & EUROPEAN LANGUAGES, RELIGIOUS STUDIES, PHILOSOPHY, ETC)

13. ARTS, SCIENCE, ADULT AND EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AS WELL AS EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION, CURRICULUM STUDIES, ETC

14. AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES

15. SOCIAL SCIENCES (ECONOMICS, SOCIOLOGY, PSYCHOLOGY, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, GEOGRAPHY, TOURISM, ETC)

7 MOST CHALLENGING COURSES TO STUDY IN NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES

Note: This list is based on people’s opinions.

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