Admission Requirements


A. UME (Four-Year Degree Programme)

Five ordinary level credit passes which must include English, Mathematics, Geography and any other two subjects at not more than two sittings.

B. DIRECT ENTRY (Three-Year Degree Programme)

i. NCE with at least a merit pass in Geography and any other subject. A merit pass in the NCE General English is acceptable as fulfilling the English Language requirement for direct entry only; plus credit pass at least two relevant subject at ‘’O’’ Level including mathematics.

ii. At least five credit passes in the General Certificate of Education or its equivalent of which at least two shall be at the advanced level or five Credit passes of which at least three shall be at the Advanced level provide that such are not counted at both levels of the examinations. The ‘A’ level subject must include Geography and any subject (s), while the ‘O’ level subjects must include English Language and Mathematics.


In order to obtain a Bachelor of Science (B. Sc. Degree in Geography and Regional planning), a student in the fourth year programme is required to complete a minimum of 170 units of courses as prescribed by the department, while those on the three-year programme are to complete a minimum of 140 units.

To graduate, all compulsory and required courses in the department must be passed. This is in addition to completing and passing courses in general Studies and approved elective course from the following department: Agriculture, Business Administration, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Administration, Sociology and Anthropology.