Colleges and Universities Offering Master of Science in Geography in Nigeria

  • Course Name: Master of Science in Geography(Geography)
  • Major Subject: Geography
  • Course Category: Masters Courses

Institutions Offering Master of Science in Geography

  • Benue State University Benue State University, Makurdi  
    Specialization options:
    - Environmental Resources Management
    - Geomorphology
    - Housing Studies
    - Population Studies
    - Rural Geography
    - Soil Science
    - Urban Geography
    - Hydrology and Water Resources

    Course entry requirements:
    -Applicants should hold an undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent with at least a second-class standing.
    Normally, the undergraduate degree will be in Geography, but applications are welcomed from superior students regardless of
    background. However, applicants must demonstrate that they have the necessary background to pursue postgraduate work in their field of
    -Students seeking admission into he Masters programme will be required to submit a five hundred word essay stating their objectives for wanting to
    enrol in the programme.

    Course duration:
    Minimum: 3 semesters

    Maximum: 4 semesters
  • Tai Solarin University of Education Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu Ode  
    Course entry requirements:
    a) Graduates of Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun or other Universities recognized by the University Senate who have obtained the approved Bachelor’s Degree with at least Second Class Honours (Lower Division) in the field of study.

    b) Candidates with Third Class Bachelor’s Degrees and Postgraduate Diploma in the same subject.

    c) Candidates with HND (Minimum of Lower CREDIT) and Postgraduate Diploma in the course applied for.

    Course duration:
    (i) Full time- 18 Months
    (ii) Part time-36 Months
  • Adamawa State University Adamawa State University, Mubi  
    MSc Geography (with specialization in Biogeography, Climatology and Geomorphology)

    Course entry requirements:
    (i) Possession of First Degree of Adamawa State University or any recognized University in relevant area with Second Class Lower (2/2) and above. (ii) Higher National Diploma (HND) at Upper Credit with Postgraduate Diploma at Distinction level
    (iii) Third Class Degree with Postgraduate Diploma at Credit level and above.
    (iv) Possession of a minimum of 5 O’level Credits in related subjects, including Mathematics and English
  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nsukka  
    Course entry requirements:
    Applicants should hold Bachelors degree with a minimum CGPA of 3.0 in Geography, Education/Geography or related disciplines in the Social, Physical, Biological, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences or Engineering

    Course duration:
    Full-Time: A minimum of 3 Semesters
    A maximum of 5 Semesters

    Part-Time: A minimum of 5 Semesters
    A maximum of 8 Semesters
  • Umaru Musa Yar'adua University Katsina Umaru Musa Yar'adua University Katsina, Katsina  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Graduates of recognized Universities who have obtained the approved Bachelors Degree in relevant field, with at least Second-Class Honors or its equivalent.
    -Candidates who hold qualifications other than the ones listed above, which are acceptable to the Senate of the University.

    Course duration: 4 to 6 semesters
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University Olabisi Onabanjo University, Iwoye  
    Mode of study: Full Time and Part Time
  • Osun State University Osun State University, Osogbo  
  • Gombe State University Gombe State University, Gombe  
  • Nasarawa State University Nasarawa State University, Keffi  

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