Courses Offered in ABU Zaria: Full List


Courses Offered in ABU Zaria: Full List

Ahmadu Bello University is located in the ancient city of Zaria, in Kaduna state. It was established in 1962, October 4th of that year to be precise. The institution was established by the federal government as a research institution.


The school was named in memory of the first premier of Northern Nigeria and Sardauna of Sokoto, Alhaji Sir Ahmadu Bello, who died in 1966 during a bloody military coup.

The institution has two campuses; one is located at Kongo, while the second is located at Samaru, both in the city of Zaria. The Samaru campus is the main campus, while the Kongo campus serves as a satellite campus.

The administrative offices, faculties of; sciences, social-sciences, arts and languages, education, environmental design, engineering, medical sciences. agricultural sciences and research facilities are all accommodated by the main campus.

The faculties of Law and Administration on the other hand are located at the Kongo campus. The Faculty of Administration is made up of Department of Accounting, Department of Business Administration, Department of Local Government and Department of Development Studies and Public Administration

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Ahmadu Bello University runs a number of other programs aside the regular undergraduate program. These other programs are located at various other sites around Kaduna state. Some of these programs are graduate programs, vocational programs, remedial programs and associate degree programs.

Just like the other universities in Nigeria, Ahmadu Bello University has a chancellor and vice Chancellor. The Chancellor holds a ceremonial office, while the Vice Chancellor is the executive head of the university.

Below, you will be provided with the list of courses being offered by Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. These courses are approved by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board and National University Commission.

Business Administration
Local Government And Development Studies
Public Administration
Arts And Humanities
Arabic Studies
Drama/Dramatic/Performing Arts
English Language
Fine Art
Literature In English
Agricultural Science And Education
Business 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 & Counselling
Home Economics And Education
Library And Information Science
Physical And Health Education
Agricultural Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Communication Engineering
Computer & Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Industrial Design
Land Surveying
Mechanical Engineering
Metallurgical Engineering
Quantity Surveying
Textile Science And Technology
Urban And Regional Planning
Water Resources And Environmental Engineering
Civil Law
Islamic/Sharia Law
And Surgery
Nursing/Nursing Science
Veterinary Medicine
Biological Science(s)
Computer Science
Social Sciences
International Studies
Mass Communication
Political Science

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Admission requirements for these courses are available on JAMB’s website. They are also published in the UTME Brochure, a yearly publication provided by JAMB for students, who register for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

The Brochure is consistently being updated every year to reflect updates in admission process and requirements. The institution’s website too can give information in this regard.



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  1. Yohanna Ishaku

    I scored 180 in jamb and i have 9 credicts in neco pls will i get adms in computer science


    Is there b.SC in community health


    Iam a student of computer science in hassan usman katsina polytechnic, i finished my national diploma with upper credit, can you offer me admision in department of computer and electrical engeneering. Thank you

  4. Ayantayo shakirah

    I want to be a student of Abu to study economics


    I want to be a student in abu to study computer science

  6. Friday Suleiman

    i study physical and health education and I need direct inter to 200L human anatomy?

  7. Muhammada damu

    I want be a student of abu for study account

  8. Muhammad Abubakar Margadu

    I want be a student of ABU ZARIA to study business administration

  9. Gaddafi Abubakar

    I love ABU a lot hope i would get admission in 2020 love ABU a lot once again.

  10. Abubakar Kabir

    I Want To Be A Student Of Abu Zaria

  11. Mistura

    I want to study Agriculture, what are the admission requirements?

  12. Abdulkareem Aishat

    I love ABU so much
    Hope d admission is easier,how do we go abt it
    Is deir any tutorial for post utme in ABU

  13. Nanpon haruna

    Pls did ABU Also offered conflict and peace revolution

  14. Sani adamu

    pls I want to know about remms

  15. Azor dominic

    I want to be a student of ABU ZARIA

  16. Yuppie

    Is ABU zaria offering cyber security

  17. Haleemah

    Please i did Advance nabteb wish will enroll me into 200level is it acceptable at ABU plzzzzzz QUESTION2: i wish to study chemical engineering and my subject combinations for the advance nabteb are COMPUTER CRAFT(ADVANCE), ENGLISH LANGUAGE(ADVANCE), MATHEMATICE(ADVANCE) and BUSINESS/CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT. while my OLEVEL combinations are English language, mathematics, physice, chemistry, biology, economics and civic education. plzzzzzzzzzz for God sake i need someone to put me through cause am confused

  18. Akinbola Mary

    Pls,can I have admission into medicine and surgery or nursing,/nursing sciences. I have Bsc in Biology education and thinking of going for direct entry.

  19. TYO TER

    i need the religion programs in masters and ph.d in abu soonest.
    cos i cant find them.

  20. TYO TER

    i really need the courses from abu in religion in masters and ph.d programs.
    i couldnt got them on the net. dont know why.

    will be glad to get this soonest.


  21. Rotimi Emmanuel olaoluwa

    I want to study Economics I need a student phone number in that class
    How much is the school fees and what are the requirement for one to gain admission

  22. Madaki H k

    I want to study medicine and surgery. I need a student of that department phone number to discuss it better

  23. Musa Abdullahi

    Did ABU have a degree in public health law


    I am abdul azeez muheezah omowumi,abu has been my dream since i enter secondary school ,so i want to study gyaecology,is this course available in abu zaria?And what is the cut-off mark?


    I am abdul azeez muheezah omowumi,abu has been my dream since i enter secondary school ,so i want to study gyaecology,is this course available in abu zaria?


    I am among the 2019 candidate student,who have an intention to apply Ahmadu Bello University Zaria because,I expect my favourete subject AGRICULTUERAL SCIENCE is available there.please,I need you to guiding,on how can I get Admission possibly.

  27. Yunusa Muhammad

    Is the university offering cyber security?

  28. Ekpong

    I have in Business Administration with second class lower, i want to apply for another in Economics, so i want to know if i will be given admission into three hundred level. thanks

  29. Ishaq aliyu

    What is the requirements of studying a education/Islamic studies

  30. Abbas bawa

    What’s the requeirement of studying islamic/shari’a low?

  31. Abel Omaye

    I couldn’t find mls and other clinical courses.
    Any more info and requirements for please?

  32. Zayyanu Umar Gwandu

    this is best University In Africa

  33. sodiq isiaka

    Pls what is the cutoff for Islamic sheria law. And the subject combination pls

  34. Bimbola

    I’m from western part of Nigeria, ABU is a university I’ve been dreaming of. but i’m scared of boko haram. I just want to know wether boko haram are no more disturbing over there because I love the school.

    1. Obed haruna

      There has not been any news of boko haram for a very long time now so there is no need to fear

  35. Abdullahi sodiq

    pls i need d requirements for admission

  36. Abdullahi sodiq

    what are d requirements for admission,pls

  37. Auwal Muhd Usman

    good great university please cut of mark for architecture

  38. Auwal Muhd Usman

    good great university

  39. muhammad nasir suleiman

    Please help me with prayers, i realy need to study at ABU Zaria. For medicine and surgery.

  40. Taiwo


  41. toheeb

    is abu zaria doing post utme

  42. Afolabi Ibrahim

    pls what is the requirements for direct entry into sociology department

  43. OGAH Okoh Job

    Please when is the school conducting 2018/2019 admission screening, any one with the useful information should please inform me especially faculty of law.

  44. Emerald

    Is there economics education in ABU Zaria please

  45. sanni mariam

    When is the screening exercise for 2017/18 students

    1. Sunday odoba Samuel

      My name’s are Sunday odoba Samuel, am from Agatu local government area of Benue state sincere I have be apply in this university I want to study sociology please I will be happy if given me the opportunity to study here in ahmadu bello university……

  46. Is_AbdulQuDus

    Hi like to be a student of AMODU BELLO UNIVERSITY ZARIA. Insha Allah…

    1. Taiwo


  47. MUAZU d saleh

    PlS what is the jamb cut off mark for computer science



  49. john meshach

    pls can i study pharmacy with score 182 in abu zaria

  50. Mohammed Sani Bashir Jogana

    May Almighty Allah make us among the students of this great University.

  51. Olorunfemi

    Please the cutoff for english.

  52. Suleman

    Pls what’s the cut off mark for business administration in A B U
    Need urgent answer

  53. Bashir

    What amout of money can i have if i get admission in ABU, that we be Ok for me? i promise to be there 2019 Insha ‘Allah

  54. Idris Rushiden Galadima

    i really luv d skul ABU,N i wish 2 be there

  55. Hayatu usman diggi

    Hmmmmm I really love the school and I wish to be in.

  56. Garba dahiru

    My regards to u pls I have national diploma in networking and system security with 3.51 and I like to further my studies is the any course that is available to those who has such I mean 2yrs?that will enable me gain my degree

  57. adamu william

    i have pgd in anan, can abu accept it for master pls?

    1. Auwal Isa Ahmad

      Why not they can accept you if your requirement is intact,i guaranty with ur PGD

  58. Aboderin Foluke Taiwo

    Pls do ABU admit lower credit. Because I have lower credit in my national diploma

  59. Yusuf Abdulsalam Abdullahi

    Pls wat is the cut off mark for banking and finance in jamb this year i need urgent answer pls.

  60. Hussaini Yakuku Attah

    I am hussaini from doma local government, I love but the ensure of admission, please how can i get your admission by now. thank you and i wish you what you wish your self, may Allah bless all the staff of student.

    1. Atiku karaye

      Also me i like, but this school its’nt for poor people or those that are not valuable in the government.

  61. bilyaminu

    Please I want to check if the form of masters is available now….?

  62. Adeosun Adebowale Mikail

    Is Petrochemical course available at ahmadu bello university

  63. Kennedy Hadres

    I want to apply for direct entry I have national diploma in mass communication, what is the process?

  64. jafar amir

    what is the cut mark of chemical engineering

  65. Dodo J. Nobert

    Actually i like the school very much, then please tell me the requirement and the school fees to get the admission.

  66. Olawumi

    my bro have D7 in lit in eng and he want to read law.pls will he be given an admission

    1. No.
      English is a requirement

  67. Showunmi Anuoluwapo

    I had ND in taxation nd I don’t want to apply for HND but continue wit my course in ABU but d problem is that d school is nt offering taxation as a course nd I don’t want to apply for accounting.. Pls what can I do?

  68. victor


  69. Amos hussaina awazi

    I like the school but what is the requirements for one to gain admission into the school.

  70. Edor Agnes Ochanya

    I changed my institution into the school but my name is not yet on their portal and on Monday is my post utme faculty screening so what do I do

  71. Edor Agnes Ochanya

    I changed institution into the school and name is still not on their portal to buy post utme form so what should I do since my faculty screening exam is Monday

  72. umar

    what is the cut mark of a b u zaria

  73. kamalu umar abubakar

    hello i have 150 in my jamb,and i appliy for computer science, and my first choose is abu zaria,so i nedd to know about cut off mark of all abu couses;may be l will change my couse

  74. sagir lawal

    Salam Please Ï score 206 in my jamb and i want to read civil law or islamic law. I do my external exam under NBIAS and get 9 credit including literature in english. Can i gea admission. 07065654795

  75. Oladapo Kafayat Opeyemi

    pls will I be given veterinary medicine in Abu Zaria, I scored 190 in JAMB

  76. juliet peter

    what is cutoff mark for 2017/2018 jamb in public administration

  77. Abu~Yaxeedu Abban~Yaxeed

    Pls am score 186 in my jamb 2017/2018 and i apply for civil law,pls wht is the cut-off mark for the civil law.

  78. Basiru sodiq alani

    I hv nce certificate can ney get admission to 200l, to study accounting

  79. Abdulhamid suleman

    Iwant to be a student of a b u xaria but idont have a godfather.So ineed helf from admision officer pls

  80. abdulmajeed muhammed

    plz i score 183 in jamb i choose a b u zaria , i apply for electrical engineering plz sould call me i need some detail



  82. John ojima friday

    I want to apply for master,what is requirements?
    surveying &geo informatics

  83. Adeyemo Fatimah

    I want to apply for M.SC Nursing,I am a Registered Nurse, I have B.SC Health Education,HND Public health Nursing.

  84. Abdulaziz Abubakar

    I want to apply for DE and I obtained National Diploma in Business administration pls i need detail explanation how to apply

  85. Osayomi oyeyemi janet

    A.B.U is the skul i ve been dreaming,it’s my first choice in jamb bt i ve 154 in my jamb 2017/2018 want 2 study public administration pls can i dis my numba:08076423874

  86. Osayomi oyeyemi janet

    I have 154 in my jamb 2017/2018,choose zaria as my first choice want 2 study public administration..pls can i my numba is 08076423874

    1. Adeosun Adebowale Mikail

      Is petrochemical course available at ahmadu bello university

  87. Aisha o musa

    what is the cutoff mark for pharmacy

    1. Abubakar Sadiq Muhammad

      Abubakar Sadiq Muhammad
      I bought PH.D form from ABU microfinance Bank through PG0580563862 but my portal could not open for me to enter my result. What should I do?

  88. ibroheem obasco

    what are the requirements for direct entry

  89. ibroheem

    what are the requirements for direct entry

  90. Francis Elijah

    I study business education at NCE can I get 200 level in ABU Zaria in Accounting

  91. nafiu Lawal

    I have nce certificate for biology can I get admission to study microbiology as health sector?

    1. David Abena

      Pls,my son has 180 for jamb can that gives him admission

  92. emmanuel

    how much is Abu zaria skul fees.

  93. comfort

    what is the cut-off mark to study medicine?

  94. Ibrahim

    Pls what are the requirements to gain admission how much is the school fees

    1. salam saheed

      it is 180

      schl fees for now is 19400


        180 for medicine?

  95. Simon

    I hav interest der bt firstly hw much z de free nd what it tak for admission

  96. isaac

    Pls, what are the requirements for admission.

  97. isaac

    I love the school, but is there no banking and finance course, and how much is the school fees.

  98. James Daniel

    I love the skul

  99. Elizabeth

    pls what are d requirement to gain admission and d skul fee

  100. peace

    what is the school fees and the requirements to gain admission plz?

  101. SUCCESS


    1. Abdulazeez

      Nigerian’s best university

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