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ABU List of Courses Offered | The Ahmadu Bello University,Zaria (ABU), List of Accredited Undergraduate courses is here available online and admission Entry requirement, This Article is for those that are interested and want to apply for admission in any academic session. Just stay focus and check the guidelines Below.

See: (ABU) Post UTME Admission Form

So basically, we’ve made it very easy for you to easily view the subject combination and study requirements that you need to get into any of the listed courses offered in ABU. See Accredited Universities That Accepts 2 Sittings (WAEC and NECO) in Nigeria

The History of Ahmadu Bello University Zaria.

The Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) is a federal government research university in Zaria, Kaduna State. ABU was founded on October 4, 1962, as the University of Northern Nigeria.

The university operates two campuses: Samaru (main) and Kongo in Zaria. There is pre-degree school in Funtua a few kilometres from main campus owned by the university. The Samaru campus houses the administrative offices and the faculties of physical sciences, life sciences, social sciences, arts and languages, education, environmental design, engineering, medical sciences, agricultural sciences and research facilities. The Kongo campus hosts the faculties of Law and Administration. The Faculty of Administration consists of Accounting, Business Administration, Local Government and Development Studies and Public Administration Departments. Additionally, the university is responsible for other institutions and programs at other locations.

It is named after the Sardauna of Sokoto, Alhaji Sir Ahmadu Bello, the first premier of Northern Nigeria.

The university runs a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate programs (and offers associate degrees and vocational and remedial programs). It has a large medical program with its own A.B.U. Teaching Hospital, one of the largest teaching hospitals in Nigeria and Africa.

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Ahmadu Bello University Zaria Courses.

List of Courses Offered at Ahmadu Bello University Zaria.






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

Textile Science And Technology

Urban And Regional Planning

Water Resources And Enviromental Engineering

Law/Legal Studies

Civil Law

Islamic/Sharia Law

Med/Pharm/Health Sciences



And Surgery

Nursing/Nursing Sceince



Veterinary Medicine



Biological Science(s)


Computer Science







Social Sciences



International Studies

Mass Communication

Political Science


ABU UTME Entry Requirement.

1. Minimum of Credit passes in Five (5) subjects including English Language at the SSCE, GCE O’Level and any other equivalent examinations.
2. UTME score of at least 180 for Science based courses and 190 for Arts, Social Science, Law and Administration. Click here for ABU Zaria UTME/Departmental Cut-off Marks

In addition to the above, candidates must make the University their 1st choice to qualify to write the Post-UTME Screening Test.

For final selection into programmes, the candidate’s average scores from the UTME and Post-UTME screening Tests are used.

The cut-off point for admission changes of course form programme to another programme based on the overall performance of the candidates in the programme and is determined by the University before the release of the First(merit admission list).

ABU Direct Entry Requirement.

1. Minimum of credit passes in five (5) subjects including English Languageat SSCE, GCE O’Level or equivalent qualification.
2. Either an HSC, OND or NCE in the relevant programme to be undertaken in ABU.
3. An acceptable score is prescribed for admission at the Direct Entry Screening Exercise.
4. Final selection is a combination of candidate’s certificates and the direct entry screening result.

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