OAU Department of Geography Admission Requirement 2022/2023

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Geography at the Faculty of Social and Management Sciences at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU).

It is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered to carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), formerly known as the University of Ife, is a federal government-owned and operated Nigerian university. The university is in the ancient city of Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria.

Obafemi Awolowo University offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs in fields of specialization spanning the humanities, the arts, the natural sciences, the social sciences, the medical sciences, engineering, and technology.

The university has 13 faculties and two colleges the Postgraduate College and the College of Health Sciences — administered in more than 60 departments. It was previously associated with Loma Linda University in California, USA.

O’Level Subject Combination

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Geography; You require;

Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Geography, and any three from Arts or Social Science subjects with at least a pass in Mathematics

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remark

  • OAU requires credit passes in Mathematics, Geography, and any one of the following subjects: Economics, Government, Biology, Chemistry, or Physics.
  • OAU accepts credit in English, Geography, and any three other subjects.

Jamb Subject Combination

In UTME, please note that the English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combinations needed to study Geography under the Faculty of Social & Management Sciences in the above Universities include;

Geography and two other Arts or Social Science subjects

Direct Entry Requirement

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Geography if you don’t intend to use UTME. You require;

Two ‘A’ level passes in Geography and any one of Economics., Government, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics

Jamb Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into OAU for the 2022/2023 session, should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have scored 200  or above in your JAMB result.


We hope that this article is helpful to all aspirants and students of Obafemi Awolowo University. (OAU) We will update this post if there are any changes by the school authority.

We wish you the best of luck.

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