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Geology Course in Nigerian University – Is it marketable?

Geology is the study of the Earth, the materials of which it is made, the structure of those materials, and the processes acting upon them. A geologist work to understand the earth process such as landslides, earthquakes, floods, and volcanic eruptions, etc.

Geology is one of the marketable courses in Nigeria i.e. it is a good course to study. Upon graduation you can work in any oil and gas company in Nigeria. And of today in Nigeria, oil and Gas Company is one of the highest paying companies in Nigeria.

Someone asked me that how many years course is geology in Nigeria. The duration of years for geology in Nigeria is five years.

This article will not complete without giving the list of universities offering geology and their admission requirements.

University offering Geology

The total number of school where you can study this course in Nigeria is 42. And they are

  • Achievers University Owo
  • Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko
  • Afe Babalola University , Ado-Ekiti
  • Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  • Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo
  • Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot-Akpaden
  • Al- Hikmah University, Ilorin
  • Anambra State University, Uli
  • Bayero University, Kano
  • Delta State University, Abraka
  • Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti
  • Federal University Of Petroleum Resources, Effurun
  • Federal University Of Technology Minna
  • Federal University Of Technology, Owerri
  • Federal University, Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi State
  • Federal University, Gusau, Zamfara State
  • Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State
  • Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State
  • Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State
  • Gombe State University, Tudun Wada, Gombe
  • Gregory University, Uturu, Abia State
  • Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai
  • Kaduna State University, Kaduna
  • Kano University Of Science And Technology, Wudil
  • Kogi State University, Anyigba
  • Modibo Adama University Of Technology, Yola
  • Niger Delta University , Wilberforce Island
  • Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye
  • Ondo State University Of Science And Technology, Okitipupa
  • Osun State University, Osogbo
  • Salem University, Lokoja
  • University Of Benin, Benin City
  • University Of Calabar, Calabar
  • University Of Ibadan, Ibadan
  • University Of Ilorin, Ilorin
  • University Of Lagos
  • University Of Maiduguri
  • University Of Nigeria Nsukka
  • University Of Port-Harcourt
  • Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto
  • Wesley University Of Science And Technology, Ondo

Geology admission requirements

Five (5) SSCE credit passes in English Language, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and any other subject

JAMB Subject combination

English Language and any three of:

  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Biology and
  • Geography

Lastly, depending on the JAMB cut off mark of each universities in Nigeria, you must target a minimum score of 200 in JAMB.

Bolarinwa Olajire

A lecturer, Educationist, PhD student at FUNAAB, and a Blogger.

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