ABU Courses Offered And Admission Requirements

A lot of our readers have been asking about the programmes/courses offered at ABU and their admission requirements. Today, we would be looking into the number of accredited degree programmes offered by the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), both for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes according to the NUC as well as their respective admission requirements, according to JAMB.

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Now Lets Look into the Undergraduate ABU Courses And their General Admission Requirement

 

Undergraduate ABU Courses And Admission Requirement

The following are the Undergraduate ABU Courses And General Admission Requirement for the Ahmadu Bello University by Faculty.

Accountancy / Accounting
Agricultural Science and Education
Agriculture
Anatomy
Arabic Studies
Archaeology
Architecture
Biochemistry
Biological Science(s)
Building
Business Administration
Business Education
Business Management
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Civil Law
Computer Science
Drama / Dramatic / Performing Arts
Economics
Education and Arabic
Education and Biology
Education and Chemistry
Education and Christian Religious Studies
Education and Geography / Physics

Education and Hausa
Education and Integrated Science
Education and Islamic Studies
Education and Mathematics
Education and Physics
Education and Social Studies
Electrical Engineering
English Language
Fine Art
French
Geography
Geology
Glass Technology
Guidance and Counseling
Hausa
History
Home Economics and Education
Hospitality And Tourism Management
Industrial Design
Information Resource Management
Insurance
Insurance and Actuarial Science
International Studies
Islamic / Sharia Law
Land Survey

Library and Information Science
Literature in English
Local Government And Development Studies
Mass Communication
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Medicine and Surgery
Metallurgical Engineering
Microbiology
Nursing / Nursing Science
Pharmacy
Physical and Health Education
Physics
Physiology
Political Science
Quantity Surveying
Sociology
Statistics
Textile Science and Technology
Textile Science and Technology
Urban and Regional Planning
Veterinary Medicine
Water Resources and Environmental Engr.
Zoology

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ABU Undergraduate Courses Admission Requirements

  1. Candidates must possess a minimum of 5 credit passes in relevant subjects which must include English Language and mathematics at GCE O’Level, WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents at not more than 2 sittings.
  2. Candidates with Teachers Grade II (TC II) with passes at credit or merit levels in conjunction with credit passes in relevant subjects at GCE, WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents may be considered. No subject may be counted at both TC II and GCE O/Level, WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents.
  3. The candidate must make at least 200 pass mark in JAMB to qualify for internal screening

 

Now Lets Look into the Postgraduate ABU Courses And their General Admission Requirement

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Postgraduate ABU Courses And Admission Requirement

The following are the Postgraduate ABU Courses And General Admission Requirement for the Ahmadu Bello University by Faculty.

Faculty Department Programme Programme Type Duration
Administration Accounting Ph.D Accounting and Finance Doctorate 3
Administration Accounting M.Phil Accounting (Full time) M. Phil 1
Administration Accounting Masters in Accounting (Part-Time) Masters 2
Administration Accounting Masters in Banking and Finance Masters 2
Administration Accounting M.Sc Accounting and Finance Masters 2
Administration Accounting PGD Accounting and Finance Postgraduate Diploma 1
Administration Accounting PGD Testing purpose_11 for now Postgraduate Diploma 1
Administration Accounting B.Sc. Accounting Undergraduate 4
Administration Business Administration Ph.D Business Administration Doctorate 3
Administration Business Administration M.Phil Business Administration Doctorate 1
Administration Business Administration M.SC BANKING AND FINANCE Masters 2
Administration Business Administration Masters in Business Administration (Part-Time) Masters 2
Administration Business Administration Masters in Business Administration (Full-time) Masters 2
Administration Business Administration M.Sc Business Administration (Full-Time) Masters 2
Administration Business Administration PGD in Management (Part-time) Postgraduate Diploma 1
Administration Business Administration B. Sc. Insurance Undergraduate 4
Administration Business Administration B.Sc. Business Administration Undergraduate 4
Administration Local Government and Development Studies Ph.D Local Government Studies Doctorate 4
Administration Local Government and Development Studies M.PHIL LOCAL GOVERNMENT & DEVELOPMENT STUDIES M. Phil 1
Administration Local Government and Development Studies Masters in Public Administration – Local Government Masters 2
Administration Local Government and Development Studies M.Sc Policy and Dev. Studies (F/T) Masters 2
Administration Local Government and Development Studies Masters in Policy and Dev. Studies (MFDS)(Part-time) Masters 2
Administration Local Government and Development Studies PGD Local Government (Full & Part Time) Postgraduate Diploma 1
Administration Local Government and Development Studies B.A. Local Govt. And Dev. Studies (Special) Special Admission 2
Administration Local Government and Development Studies B.A. Local Government & Development Studies Undergraduate 4
Administration Public Administration Ph.D Public Administration (Full-Time) Doctorate 3
Administration Public Administration Masters in Public Administration (Full-Time) Masters 2
Administration Public Administration M.Sc Public Administration (Full-Time) Masters 2
Administration Public Administration M.PHIL PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION Masters 1
Administration Public Administration Masters in Public Administration (Part-Time) Masters 2
Administration Public Administration PGD Human Capital Development Postgraduate Diploma 1
Administration Public Administration PGD Public Administration (Part-Time) Postgraduate Diploma 1
Administration Public Administration B.Sc. Public Administration (Special) Special Admission 2
Administration Public Administration B.Sc. Public Administration Undergraduate 4
Agriculture Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology Ph.D Agric. Extension & Rural Sociology Doctorate 3
Agriculture Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology Ph.D Agric. Economics Doctorate 3
Agriculture Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology M. PHIL CROP PROTECTION M. Phil 1
Agriculture Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology M.Sc Agric. Extension & Rural Sociology Masters 2
Agriculture Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology M.Sc Agric. Economics Masters 2
Agriculture Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology PGD Farm Management Postgraduate Diploma 1

 

ABU Postgraduate Courses Admission Requirements

  1. After admission, all PG programmes must last not less than 18 months and not more than 24 months before examination for degree award.
  2. The minimum duration for PHD (full time) is 36 months while that of part-time is 60 months.
  3. Prior to seeking admission into ABU Postgraduate programme, candidates must have passed JAMB, and undergone necessary undergraduate programme successfully.
  4. Candidate must posses a good O’level result relevant to his/her chosen programme.
  5. A holder of PASS DEGREE or HND is NOT qualified for ABU PG school.
  6. Holders of 3rd class degree will be admitted if: (1) such candidates have other supporting qualifications or (2) if applicants have at least 5 years postgraduate experience in related field.
  7. Candidates applying for PHD in ABU must have M.Sc or M.Phil with a research thesis component (not project).
  8. Candidates with CGPA less than 3.5 are not eligible for PhD in ABU.
  9. Candidates are to note that they SHALL BE REQUIRED to write Entrance Examinations for their respective programmes. The dates, venues and times of the examinations shall be communicated in due course.
  10. All foreign candidates must satisfy the following requirements, aside the normal entry requirements for every programme, before they can proceed with their studies in the University if offered admission:

    Possession of the following documents:

    1.Admission Letter

    2.International Passport or ECOWAS Travel Certificate

    3.Valid VISA – STR (Subject to Regularization)

    4.Residence Permit

MODE OF STUDY: The M.Sc and PGD programme are on a full-time basis

For more information, kindly visit Ahmadu Bello University website: http://portal.abu.edu.ng/pgform/showprogrammes.php

 

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