Ahmadu Bello University – ABU Courses & Admission Requirements

This page is to help all aspiring students of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) know about all the courses studied as well as their admission requirements.

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General requirements of Ahmadu Bello University

  • Applicants must carry a minimum of 5 credit points in the relevant subjects which must include English and mathematics in GCE O’Level, WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved accreditation in no more than 2 places.
  • Applicants with a Grade (TC II) with a credit score or qualifying standards in terms of a credit pass in the relevant GCE, WSCE, SSCE, NECO
  • The JAMB fixed cut mark for ABU Zaria is 180.

Ahmadu Bello University requirements for certain subjects

  1. Economics: Level Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Economics and any (1) Mathematics, Statistics, Geography, Physics, Chemistry, Agricultural Science, Accounting, Business Management, History, and Government.
  2. Mass Communication: Two (2) level of ‘A’ passes and one (1) in Arts and Social Science subjects which should be Government, Sociology, Economics or Commerce.
  3. Political Science: The third level (3) ‘A’ / IJMB passes from any of the following topics: Government, History, Sociology, Economics, Geography.
  1. Sociology: ABU accepts two (2) levels of ‘A’ / IJMBs which must include Sociology or Government / History and any other subject.
  2. Computer Science: Applicant musr have at least two A Level passes in mathematics and any other science subjects. NCE merit in Mathematics and one (1) Science or Social Science subject.
  3. Microbiology: Two (2) level ‘A’ passes in Chemistry and any (1) from Biology, Zoology or Botany.
  1. Mathematics: ‘A’ level passes or either NCE Mathematics and any Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Geography Geology and Computer Science.
  2. Textile Science and Technology: ABU accepts the passing of ‘A’ level in Chemistry and Mathematics or Physics.
  3. Mathematics: level ‘A’ / IJMB exceeds either NCE Mathematics / Mathematics in any Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Geography, and Geology.
  4. Geology: Two (2) level ‘A’ passes from Geology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Biology, and Geography.
  5. Biochemistry: Two (2) ‘A’ level passes and fields are selected in Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, and Biology.
  6. Veterinary Doctor: Three (3) level ‘A’ passes in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or Mathematics.
  7. Pharmacy: Applicants must have three A level passes in Chemistry, Biology Zoology, and Physics or Mathematics.
  8. Nursing / Nursing Science: Applicants must have at least two A level passes in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.
  9. Civil Law: ABU accepts two A Level or IJMB Passes in Social Science subjects including literature in English.
  10. Fine Art: ‘A’ / IJMB passes in Fine Arts and another subject. NCE merit in fine arts.
  11. Industrial Design: NCE Double Major in Art and ND / HND credit in relevant programs. The ‘A’ / IJMB standard includes Chemistry, as well as any Physics and Mathematic.
  12. Urban and Regional Planning: ‘A’ / IJMB standard including Geography and another Economics / Mathematics.
  13. Architecture: Applicants must have two ‘A’ / IJMB levels which should include Mathematics and Physics, Chemistry, Geography, or Fine Arts.
  14. Metallurgical Engineering: Applicants must have two A level passes in science subject but must include mathematics.
  15. Mechanical Engineering: Applicants must have two A level or IJMB passes in any 5 science subject including mathematics.
  16. Electrical Engineering: ‘A’ / IJMB passes in Mathematics and Physics.
  17. Water Resources and Environmental Engineering: The standard include passes in biology and any other science subject.
  18. Organizational Engineering: ABU Zaria accepts: ‘A’ / IJMB pass in Physics and Mathematics.

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ABU List Of Courses

  • Accounting
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agricultural Extension and Management
  • Agricultural Science and Education
  • Agriculture
  • Anatomy
  • Arabic Studies
  • Archeology
  • Buildings
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Biochemistry
  • Natural Sciences
  • Botany
  • Construction
  • Business Administration
  • Business Education
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Legal Act
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Dental Surgery and Dental Surgery
  • Economics
  • Education and Arabic
  • Education and Mathematics
  • Education and Physics
  • Education and Religious Studies
  • Education and Community Studies
  • Education and Biology
  • Education and Chemistry
  • Christian Theology
  • Educational and Computer Science
  • Education and Geography
  • Education and Hausa
  • Integrated Education and Science
  • Islamic Education and Training
  • Arts and Education Arts
  • Education Management and Planning
  • Electrical Engineering
  • English language
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Forestry and Wildlife Management
  • French
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Glass Technology
  • Guidance and Counseling
  • Hausa
  • Health
  • History
  • Local Economics and Education
  • Human Kinetics
  • Industrial Design
  • Insurance
  • International Studies
  • Islamic / Sharia law
  • Land Survey
  • Mass Communication
  • Statistics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Medical Laboratory Science Medicine and Surgical Metallurgical Engineering
  • Nursing Science / Nursing
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Education & Health
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Political Science
  • Public Administration
  • Telecommunications Engineering
  • Fabric Science and Technology; Theater and performing arts; Radiography
  • Statistics
  • Town and Regional Planning
  • Animal Medicine
  • Water Resources and Environmental Engineering
  • Zoology

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