When thinking of a credible university in the northern Nigeria to study your preferred choice of course, none other but the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University also known as ABU Zaria, comes to mind. ABU Zaria as it is normally referred to, is a Federal university established on the 4th of October 1962, a year before Nigeria became a republic.
The university is one of the oldest universities in Nigeria, initially set up by the Federal government as a research university in Zaria, Kaduna State, with time, it was given a full university accreditation status.
Currently there are ten (10) Faculties and over eighty (80) accredited courses offered in ABU Zaria and based on the latest NUC review test carried out in the school, ABU Zaria passed the accreditation on all courses which simply means any course chosen by fresh transfer students is legit and carries an authenticity stamp.
We deemed it necessary to publish these courses as it has become impeccably necessary based on data received as regards the subject matter most especially from candidates who wish to further their studies in the University.
Usually, upon choosing a course of study, it is usually advised prospective students or applicants go through the subject combination for their course as choosing the wrong subject combo could lead to your inability to study your preferred course and also, go through the basic entry admission requirements for the course in question, see below basic requirements to study any of the courses offered in Ahmadu Bello University Zaria;
ABU Zaria Admission Requirements For All Courses:
a) Candidate who wish to study in ABU Zaria must be at least sixteen (16) years of age in the year of admission.
b) Candidate must score up to ABU Zaria minimum required cut off mark to be eligible to apply
c) Candidates must possess a minimum of 5 O’Level 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.
d) 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 though no subject may be counted at both TC II and GCE O/Level, WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents.
Please note that upon meeting the above requirements, candidates becomes automatically eligible for post UTME screening exercise at Ahmadu Bello University at their main campus in Zaria, Kaduna state.
So with the above information, prospective candidates should be clear as regards the requirements for the list of courses offered in ABU Zaria (Ahmadu Bello University)
As usual, we have arranged the all courses offered in ABU in an alphabetical order based on the faculty they fall under for ease of identification for prospective candidates.
List of Accredited Courses Offered In Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (ABU Zaria)
Faculty of Agriculture
Faculty of Arts And Humanities
Literature In English
Faculty of Administration
Local Government And Development Studies
Faculty of Education
Agricultural Science And Education
Education & Arabic
Education & Christian Religious Studies
Education & Computer Science
Education & Islamic Studies
Education & Mathematics
Education & Physics
Education And Biology
Education And Chemistry
Education And Geography
Education And Hausa
Education And Integrated Science
Education And Social Studies
Guidance & Counseling
Home Economics And Education
Library And Information Science
Physical And Health Education
Faculty of Engineering
Computer & Electrical Engineering
Textile Science And Technology
Textile Science And Technology
Urban And Regional Planning
Water Resources And Environmental Engineering
Faculty of Law/Legal Studies
Faculty of Med/Pharmacy/Health Sciences
Faculty of Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences
The above ABU courses listed all have their approved UTME and O’level subject combination. I have made available, a table below containing the correct O’Level and UTME subjects combination for as an admission requirement into Ahmadu Bello University irrespective of the course selected. Using the approved JAMB and UTME subject combination makes you eligible to apply for admission for your preferred course.
|COURSES||JAMB and WAEC SUBJECT COMBINATION FOR ABU Zaria|
|Agricultural Engineering||Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.|
|Computer Science||Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and one of Biology, Chemistry, Agric Science, Economics and Geography.|
|Biochemistry||Use of English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry.|
|Biological Sciences||Use of English, Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.|
|Physics||Use of English, Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry or Biology.|
|Mathematics||Use of English, Mathematics and any two of Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Biology and Agricultural Science.|
|Chemistry||Use of English, Chemistry and two of Physics, Biology and Mathematics.|
|Nursing||Use of English, Physics, Biology and Chemistry.|
|Food, Science and Technology||Use of English, Chemistry, Mathematics / Physics and Agricultural Science.|
|Pharmacy||Use of English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry.|
|Industrial Chemistry||Use of English, Chemistry, Mathematics and any of Physics /Biology /Agricultural Science.|
|Fisheries||Use of English, Chemistry, Biology/ Agricultural Science and any other Science subject.|
|Geology||Use of English and any three Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biology and Geography.|
|Geography||Use of English, Geography and any two of Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Agricultural Science|
|Surveying and Geoinformatics||Use of English, Physics, Mathematics, and any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology and Economics|
|Statistics||Use of English, Mathematics and any two of Physics, chemistry, agricultural science and economics.|
|Building||Use of English, Physics, Mathematics, and any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology and Economics|
|Microbiology||Use of English, Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics.|
|Botany||Use of English, Biology, Chemistry and any other Science subject.|
|Zoology||Use of English, Biology and any two of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.|
|Pure and Applied Mathematics||Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Biology or Agric Science or Chemistry or Geography.|
|Agriculture||English, Chemistry, Biology /Agriculture and any one of Physics and Mathematics.|
|Agricultural Economics||English Language, Chemistry, Biology/ Agricultural Science and Mathematics.|
|Agric-Extension||English, Chemistry, Biology/ Agricultural Science plus Mathematics or Physics.|
|Crop Production and Science||English, Chemistry, Biology /Agriculture and Mathematics or Physics.|
|Animal Production and Science||Use of English, Chemistry, Biology/Agric Science and Physics/Mathematics.|
|Agronomy||English, Chemistry, Biology or Agriculture and Physics or Mathematics.|
|Soil Science||English, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science plus Mathematics or Physics.|
|Veterinary Science||English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology|
|Forestry||Use of English, Chemistry, Biology or Agriculture and Physics or Mathematics.|
|Civil Engineering||Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.|
|Chemical Engineering||Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.|
|Computer Engineering||Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.|
|Metallurgical and Materials Engineering.||Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry|
|Mechanical Engineering||Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.|
|Marine Engineering||Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.|
|Electronic Engineering||Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.|
|Electrical Engineering||Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.|
|Petroleum and Gas Engineering||Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.|
|Structural Engineering||Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.|
|Systems Engineering||Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.|
|Production and Industrial Engineering||Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.|
|Architecture||English, Physics, Mathematics, and any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology and Economics.|
|Quantity Surveying||Use of English, Physics, Mathematics, and any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology and Economics.|
|Urban and Regional Planning||English, Mathematics, Geography and one of Economics, Physics, Chemistry.|
|Estate Management||Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and one other subject.|
|Anatomy||English, Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry or Physics.|
|Dentistry||Use of English, Chemistry, Biology and one Science subject.|
|Medical Laboratory Science||English Language, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.|
|Medical Rehabilitation||Use of English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology|
|Physiology||Use of English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry.|
|Physiotherapy||Use of English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry.|
|Radiography||Use of English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry.|
|Veterinary Medicine||Use of English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry|
|Medicine and Surgery||Use of English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry|
For those searching for the accredited list of courses offered in Ahmadu Bello University, we hope the above information has been able to answer your questions. Please note that you could also change your course or institution if you could not find your desired course on the above list. Read up how to change your course and institution through JAMB if you do not have first hand knowledge about it.
To change your course, you will have to do so via any of the JAMB approved CBT center closest to you, a fee of 5,000 Naira will be required and other documents.
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