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

One of the best courses to study in Nigeria is Architectures as it deals with the technique of designing buildings. The JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Architecture will be different from that of fine art. It is because the two courses are from two different fields. Students are advised to fill in the subjects properly in JAMB and WAEC.

The reason why most students fill it difficult in securing admission is the combination of wrong subjects in JAMB and in 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 course in Nigeria and also provide the admission requirement.

What You Need to Know About Architecture

Architecture is one of the most competitive courses taught at Nigeria universities that will normally take up to five years to study if there are no carryovers. It is a science course and with that only science students can study 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 Architecture can work in the different economic sector. 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 there are a lot of them available that are not included in the list.

JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Architecture

The JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Architecture will fall under science subject because Architecture is a science course. Five credits are needed in WAEC (West African Examination Council) but the subjects are different according to the various course. These are the subjects needed in WAEC for Architecture

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Fine arts or any other science subject

These are the subject needed in WAEC, for JAMB (Joint Admission and Matriculation Board) English Language is always compulsory. The Subject combination for Architecture in JAMB will be

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry or any science subject

List of Universities Offering Architecture in Nigeria

The universities offering Architecture in Nigeria are quite much including private, state and federal universities. Below is the list of universities offering the course in Nigeria

State Universities

  • AMBROSE ALLI UNIVERSITY, EKPOMA, EDO STATE
  • ABIA STATE UNIVERSITY, UTURU, ABIA STATE
  • CHUKWUEMEKA ODUMEGWU OJUKWU UNIVERSITY, ULI, ANAMBRA STATE
  • CROSS RIVERS UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, CALABAR, CROSS RIVERS STATE
  • IMO STATE UNIVERSITY, OWERRI, IMO STATE
  • KADUNA STATE UNIVERSITY, KADUNA, KADUNA STATE
  • KANO UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, WUDIL, KANO STATE
  • LADOKE AKINTOLA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, OGBOMOSO, OYO STATE
  • RIVERS STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, PORT HARCOURT, RIVERS STATE

Federal Universities

  • ABUBAKAR TAFAWA BALEWA UNIVERSITY, BAUCHI, BAUCHI STATE
  • AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, ZARIA, KADUNA STATE
  • ALEX EKWUEME FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, NDUFU-ALIKE, EBONYI STATE
  • BAYERO UNIVERSITY, KANO, KANO STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, BIRNIN-KEBBI, KEBBI STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, AKURE, ONDO STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, MINNA, NIGER STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, OWERRI, IMO STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF BENIN, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN, IBADAN, OYO STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN, ILORIN, KWARA STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF JOS, JOS, PLATEAU STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSUKKA, ENUGU STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF UYO, AKWA IBOM STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS, LAGOS STATE
  • OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY, ILE-IFE, OSUN STATE
  • MODIBO ADAMA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, YOLA, ADAMAWA STATE
  • NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY, AWKA, ANAMBRA STATE

Private Universities

  • AJAYI CROWTHER UNIVERSITY, OYO, OYO STATE
  • BAZE UNIVERSITY, ABUJA, FCT
  • BELLS UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, OTA, OGUN STATE
  • CALEB UNIVERSITY, IMOTA, LAGOS STATE
  • CARITAS UNIVERSITY, AMORJI-NIKE, ENUGU, ENUGU STATE
  • COVENANT UNIVERSITY, CANAAN LAND, OTA, OGUN STATE
  • CRESCENT UNIVERSITY, ABEOKUTA, OGUN STATE
  • GODFREY OKOYE UNIVERSITY, URGWUOMU- NIKE, ENUGU STATE
  • JOSEPH AYO BABALOLA UNIVERSITY, IKEJI-ARAKEJI, OSUN STATE
  • LEAD CITY UNIVERSITY, IBADAN, OYO STATE
  • TANSIAN UNIVERSITY, OBA, ANAMBRA STATE

Admission Requirement

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) cut off mark for Architecture is 160. Five credits are needed in WAEC (West African Examination Council) or NECO (National Examination Council). The subjects must include English language and Mathematics, for a better chance of admission students are advice to score above 200 in JAMB and pass the various schools Post-UTME cut off mark.

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