JAMB and WAEC (O’Level) Subject Combination for Architecture

One of the best courses to study in Nigeria is Architecture, as it deals with the technique of designing buildings. The subject Combination for Architecture will differ from fine art because the two courses are of different fields. Students are advised to read this article to know what UTME and WAEC subjects to input during JAMB registration.

Subject Combination for Architecture JAMB & WAEC (O'Level)

Most students find it difficult to secure admission because of the combination of Toronto ensure in JAMB and WAEC. This page will cover what you need to know about Architecture, give the JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Architecture, give the universities offering the requirements, and provide the admission requirements.

  • What You Need to Know About Architecture

Architecture is one of the most competitive courses taught at Nigerian universities that will typically take up to five years to study if there are no carryovers. It is a science course, and only science students can learn architecture. Architecture deals with the study of techniques of building and designing.

The Job availability for the course is high, and one with a degree in sectorsecture can work in the different economic sectors. Below are some of the job opportunities available

  • Architectural technologist
  • Town planner
  • Structural engineer
  • Architect
  • Building surveyor
  • Green Building & Retrofit Architect
  • Landscape Architect

These seven jobs are some of the job opportunities available, but many more are not included in the list.

The JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Architecture falls under the science subject because Architecture is a science course.

WAEC/NECO/NABTEB Subject Combination for Architecture

Firstly, five credits will be earned in WAEC (West African Examination Council), but four subjects must pass, and one is elective. These subjects are required in WAEC or O’Level to study Architecture at a Nigerian University. Five (5) SSCE Credit (C) passes in;

  • English Language,
  • Mathematics,
  • Physics,
  • Chemistry
  • And any of Fine Art, Geography or Wood-Work, Biology, Economics, Technical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Introduction to Building Construction, Bricklaying/Block laying, Concreting, Wall, Floors and Ceiling Finishing, Joinery, Carpentry, Decorative Painting, Lining, Sign and Design, Wall Hanging, Colour Mixing/Matching and Glazing, Ceramics, Graphics Design, Graphic Printing, Basic Electricity.

JAMB Subject Combination for Architecture

Now that You know the subject Architecture needs in WAEC, you’ll see the subjects you will write in Your JAMB (Joint Admission and Matriculation Board) UTME. The Subject combination for Architecture in JAMB will be.

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology and Economics.

UTME Subject Requirements of Some Universities

Some Universities in Nigeria offering Architecture still require aspirants to take some particular subjects in UTME. The schools and their respective UTME subject requirements are all below.

  • ABSU requires Mathematics as a UTME requirement.
  • Caleb University requires ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Economics, Geography, Biology and Chemistry, Fine Arts and Technical Drawing.
  • CRUTECH requires ‘O’ Level credit passes in Mathematics, Economics and any one of Accounting, Commerce and Government.
  • FUTA requires Mathematics, Physics and any one of Chemistry, Geography or Technical Drawing.
  • FUTO requires Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
  • UNILAG requires English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any one of Chemistry, Geography, Economics, Biology, or Fine Arts.
  • OAU requires Mathematics, Physics and one subject from Chemistry, Economics, Geography and Technical Drawing.
  • OOU requires Mathematics and any two (2) of Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Fine Arts, Economics and Geography.
  • RSU requires Mathematics, Physics and any other subject combination from Chemistry, Geography, or Fine Arts for Architecture.
  • UNIOSUN requires Mathematics, Physics and any one of Chemistry, Geography or Technical Drawing.
  • UNN requires Mathematics, Physics and one other subject.
  • Bayero University requires Mathematics, Physics, or any one of the following: Chemistry, Geography, or Technical Drawing.
  • UNILORIN requires Mathematics, Physics and any one of the following: Fine Arts, Technical Drawing, Geography, and Building Construction.
  • MAUTECH requires Physics, Mathematics, and any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology and Economics.
  • ABU Zaria requires Physics and Mathematics plus any one of the following subjects: Geography, Fine Arts, Biology, Chemistry, Economics, and Technical Drawing.
  • Lastly, KASU requires Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

Direct Entry Admission Requirements

  • Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes chosen from Mathematics or Physics and Chemistry, Geography or Fine Arts.
  • ND/HND upper credits in relevant field.

Conclusion

In brief, the above are the general O’Level, UTME, and Direct Entry subject combination requirements for admission to study architecture. Moreover, prospective JAMB UTME candidates should check the university’s requirements if they want to study architecture. Some schools have specific requirements candidates need to meet to get admission.

Lastly, the universities offering Architecture in Nigeria include private, state, and federal universities. Open this link to see a complete list of these universities.

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