What are the O level subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Architecture? If you are interested in knowing the compulsory subjects in WAEC and NECO that is necessary for studying Architecture under the faculty of Engineering, Environment and Technology in the university, then continue reading this post as I have provided you the subject combinations required in WAEC result as well as NECO result to study Architecture.
Referencing the introduction already made above, this is a notice to all aspirants who wish to apply for admission into any of the universities in Nigeria to study Architecture under the faculty of Engineering, Environment and Technology that the list of compulsory subjects as well as optional subjects required in O level result (WAEC and NECO) before applying for admission into Architecture has been published in this post.
As mentioned above, some of these NECO and WAEC subject requirements are compulsory which means you need to have at least a minimum of Credit passes (C6) in them in your o level result before you can use it to apply for admission to study Architecture.
Also, keep in mind that some schools may have special subject combination requirements for the subjects that are eligible to be used in JAMB before one can gain admission into Architecture. Irrespective of the subjects required by each school, English Language and Mathematics are compulsory subjects that you need to pass before you can gain admission to study Architecture.
If you are also interested in JAMB subject combination for Architecture you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Architecture here or use the general approach by checking JAMB subject combination for all courses here.
Other Useful Resources
Before you proceed, check out the following resources that will help you better prepare for JAMB:
- JAMB Syllabus For All Subjects
- JAMB Recommended Textbooks For All Subjects
- JAMB Form | JAMB Registration Form Procedures
O Level (WAEC and NECO) Subject Requirements For Architecture
The WAEC subjects required to study Architecture are as follows:
Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any of Fine Art, Geography or Wood Work, Biology, Economics, Tech. Draw, Further. Mathematics., Introduction to Building Construction, Bricklaying/Block laying, Concreting, Wall, Floors and Ceiling Finishing, Joinery, Carpentary, Decorative Painting, Lining, Sign and Design, Wall Hanging , Colour Mixing/Matching and Glazing, Ceramics, Graphics Design, Graphic Printing, Basic Electricity.
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) ANSU and MAUTECH accept a pass in English Language.
(ii) AAU and ABSU – Chemistry not compulsory
(iii) UNILAG requires credit passes in English, Mathematics, Physics, Fine Arts or Tech. Drawing and any of Economics, Chemistry, Geography or Biology.
(iv) UNIJOS accepts five credit passes at ‘O’ level Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination or equivalent and must include: English Language, Mathematics, Physics, either Technical Drawing or five Arts and Applied Arts and one of the following: History, Economics, Geography, Chemistry.
(v) MAUTECH and BAUCHI requires five ‘O’ level credit passes in Mathematics, English Language, Physics and two others from any of Chemistry, Technical Drawing, Fine Art, Geography, Economics, Building Construction and Land Surveying.
(vi) LAUTECH accepts a credit pass in Technical Drawing/Fine Art in lieu of Biology
(vii) ESUTECH requires credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any two from Chemistry, Art, Geography, Biology and Economics.
(viii) JABU requires five credit passes English Language, Physics, Mathematics, chemistry and any one of the following Geography, Fine Art, Woodwork, Technical Drawing, Biology or Economics plus National Diploma in relevant subjects at Upper Credit level.
(ix) ABU requires Five ‘0’ level credit passes including English Language, Physics and Mathematics, plus any two of, Geography, Fine Arts, Technical Drawing, Wood/Metal Work.
(x) FUTA requires five credit passes at the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) or NECO or GCE O/L or its equivalent at NOT more than two sittings in the following subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Physics; and two credits from Technical Drawing, Chemistry, Geography, Fine Arts and Economics. Candidates must have at least a pass in Chemistry.
(xi) BELLS requires Five SSCE Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, and any two from the following: Chemistry, Biology, Technical Drawing/Fine Arts, Geography, Economics, Building Construction and Land Surveying.
(xii) CALEB requires five SSCE credit passes or its equivalent in Mathematics, English Language, Physics and any two of Building Construction, Technical Drawing, Economics, Biology, Chemistry and Geography.
(xiii) ABSU requires five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any two from Chemistry, Technical Drawing, Fine Arts, Geography, Economics, Biology, Surveying etc.
(xiv) BAUCHI requires five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any two from Chemistry, Technical Drawing, Fine Arts, Geography, Economics, Building Construction or Land Surveying etc.
(xv) RSUST requires five O’ level credits passes including Physics, English Language and Mathematics and any two (2) subjects from Geography, Technical Drawing, Fine Arts, Chemistry, Building Construction and Economics obtained in not more than two sittings.
(xvi) CRESCENT requires five credits in SSCE/GCE/ NECO including English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any other two subjects from Chemistry, Economics, Fine Arts, Geography, Biology, Technical Drawing, Building Construction and Land Surveying.
(xvii) FUTO requires at least five credits at ‘O’ Level in English Language, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics plus any other subject taken from Biology, Geography, Economics, Fine Arts, Technical Drawing, Further Mathematics.
As mentioned earlier, the WAEC subject combination and requirements for Architecture posted above are only eligible if you want to study Architecture under the faculty of Engineering, Environment and Technology. If the course you are looking for is in another faculty, keep in mind that the o level subject requirements may vary and as such, you need to check the WAEC and NECO requirements for that course under the faculty of interest. You can check JAMB brochure for all faculties here.
List of Schools That Offer Architecture
This section contains the list of schools that accepts the O level subject requirements for Architecture posted above. These are the schools you can apply to if you have passed the Architecture subject requirements mentioned above either in your WAEC result or your NECO result. You can find the schools by selecting the faculty and course in JAMB brochure here.