List of Accredited Courses Offered In ABU Zaria (Ahmadu Bello University)

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.

ABU Zaria is without doubt one of the top 10 universities in Nigeria, they also offer postgraduate programmes for students who intend continuing their education in this university.

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

Agriculture

Faculty of Arts And Humanities

Arabic Studies

Archaeology

Drama/Dramatic/Performing Arts

English Language

Fine Art

French

Hausa

History

Literature In English

Faculty of Administration

Accounting

Business Administration

Insurance

Local Government And Development Studies

Public Administration

Faculty of Education

Agricultural Science And Education

Business Education

Education & Arabic

Education & Christian Religious Studies

Education & Computer Science

Education & Islamic Studies

Education & Mathematics

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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

Agricultural Engineering

Architecture

Building

Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Communication Engineering

Computer & Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Glass

Technology

Industrial Design

Land Surveying

Mechanical Engineering

Metallurgical Engineering

Quantity Surveying

Textile Science And Technology

Textile Science And Technology

Urban And Regional Planning

Water Resources And Environmental Engineering

Faculty of Law/Legal Studies

Civil Law

Islamic/Sharia Law

Faculty of Med/Pharmacy/Health Sciences

Anatomy

Medicine

And Surgery

Nursing/Nursing Science

Pharmacy

Physiology

Veterinary Medicine

Faculty of Sciences

Biochemistry

Biological Science(s)

Chemistry

Computer Science

Geology

Mathematics

Microbiology

Physics

Statistics

Zoology

Faculty of Social Sciences

Economics

Geography

International Studies

Mass Communication

Political Science

Sociology

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.

COURSESJAMB and WAEC SUBJECT COMBINATION FOR ABU Zaria
Agricultural EngineeringUse of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
Computer ScienceUse of English, Mathematics, Physics and one of Biology, Chemistry, Agric Science, Economics and Geography.
BiochemistryUse of English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry.
Biological SciencesUse of English, Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.
PhysicsUse of English, Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry or Biology.
MathematicsUse of English, Mathematics and any two of Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Biology and Agricultural Science.
ChemistryUse of English, Chemistry and two of Physics, Biology and Mathematics.
NursingUse of English, Physics, Biology and Chemistry.
Food, Science and TechnologyUse of English, Chemistry, Mathematics / Physics and Agricultural Science.
PharmacyUse of English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry.
Industrial ChemistryUse of English, Chemistry, Mathematics and any of Physics /Biology /Agricultural Science.
FisheriesUse of English, Chemistry, Biology/ Agricultural Science and any other Science subject.
GeologyUse of English and any three Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biology and Geography.
GeographyUse of English, Geography and any two of Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Agricultural Science
Surveying and GeoinformaticsUse of English, Physics, Mathematics, and any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology and Economics
StatisticsUse of English, Mathematics and any two of Physics, chemistry, agricultural science and economics.
BuildingUse of English, Physics, Mathematics, and any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology and Economics
MicrobiologyUse of English, Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics.
BotanyUse of English, Biology, Chemistry and any other Science subject.
ZoologyUse of English, Biology and any two of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
Pure and Applied MathematicsUse of English, Mathematics, Physics and Biology or Agric Science or Chemistry or Geography.
AgricultureEnglish, Chemistry, Biology /Agriculture and any one of Physics and Mathematics.
Agricultural EconomicsEnglish Language, Chemistry, Biology/ Agricultural Science and Mathematics.
Agric-ExtensionEnglish, Chemistry, Biology/ Agricultural Science plus Mathematics or Physics.
Crop Production and ScienceEnglish, Chemistry, Biology /Agriculture and Mathematics or Physics.
Animal Production and ScienceUse of English, Chemistry, Biology/Agric Science and Physics/Mathematics.
AgronomyEnglish, Chemistry, Biology or Agriculture and Physics or Mathematics.
Soil ScienceEnglish, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science plus Mathematics or Physics.
Veterinary ScienceEnglish, Physics, Chemistry and Biology
ForestryUse of English, Chemistry, Biology or Agriculture and Physics or Mathematics.
Civil EngineeringUse of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
Chemical EngineeringUse of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
Computer EngineeringUse of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering.Use of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
Mechanical EngineeringUse of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
Marine EngineeringUse of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
Electronic EngineeringUse of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
Electrical EngineeringUse of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
Petroleum and Gas EngineeringUse of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
Structural EngineeringUse of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
Systems EngineeringUse of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
Production and Industrial EngineeringUse of English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
ArchitectureEnglish, Physics, Mathematics, and any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology and Economics.
Quantity SurveyingUse of English, Physics, Mathematics, and any of Chemistry, Geography, Art, Biology and Economics.
Urban and Regional PlanningEnglish, Mathematics, Geography and one of Economics, Physics, Chemistry.
Estate ManagementUse of English, Mathematics, Economics and one other subject.
AnatomyEnglish, Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry or Physics.
DentistryUse of English, Chemistry, Biology and one Science subject.
Medical Laboratory ScienceEnglish Language, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
Medical RehabilitationUse of English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology
PhysiologyUse of English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry.
PhysiotherapyUse of English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry.
RadiographyUse of English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry.
Veterinary MedicineUse of English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry
Medicine and SurgeryUse of English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry
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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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