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This article provides a list of all the courses offered in Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, popularly known as ABU Zaria.

ABU Zaria is arguably the most popular university in the northwestern parts of Nigeria. Unsurprisingly, several Nigerian youths who want to school in the north consider the giant institution as their most preferred destination.

ABU Zaria currently has eighty-two (82) Academic Departments (or courses as some prefer to call it), twelve (12) Faculties, and twelve (12) Research Institutes and Specialized Centres.

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Candidates can apply to obtain a Diploma, Degree, or Postgraduate certificate in any of those courses that accommodate their needs.

Read also: list of all the Universities in Nigeria

Here are all the courses offered in Abu Zaria:


The faculty of Administration in Abu Zaria has the following departments:

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • L G & Development Studies
  • Public Administration


The faculty of Agriculture, ABU Zaria, has the following courses:

  • Agric Economics & Rural Sociology
  • Agronomy
  • Animal Science
  • Crop Protection
  • Plant Science
  • Soil Science


Faculty of Arts in ABU Zaria contains the following courses:

  • African Languages and Cultures
  • Arabic
  • Archeology
  • English
  • French
  • Hausa
  • History
  • Theatre & Performing Arts


Education faculty of ABU Zaria has the following courses:

  • Arts and Social Science Education   
  • Educational Foundation & Curriculum
  • Educational Psychology &  Counseling
  • Library and Information Science
  • Physical and Health Education
  • Science Education
  • Vocational and Technical


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Faculty of Engineering, ABU Zaria, contains the following departments:

  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Water Resources & Environmental Engineering

Environmental Design:

Environmental Design faculty of ABU Zaria has the following courses:

  • Architecture
  • Building
  • Fine Arts
  • Geomantic
  • Industrial Design
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Urban and Regional Planning


Here the courses under Law faculty, ABU Zaria:

  • Civil Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Private Law
  • Public Law
  • Sharia Law


The courses under medicine faculty, ABU Zaria are:

  • Anaesthesia
  • Chemical Pathology
  • Community Medicine
  • Dental Surgery
  • Haematology and Blood Transfusion
  • Human Anatomy
  • Human Physiology
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Medicine
  • Nursing Science
  • Obsterics and Gynecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Paediatrics
  • Pathology (Morbid Anatomy)
  • Psychiatrics
  • Radiology
  • Surgery
  • Traumatic and Orthopeadic Surgery

Pharmaceutical science

Faculty of Pharmaceutical Science, ABU Zaria, has the following courses:

  • Clinical Pharmacy & Pharmacy Practice
  • Pharmaceutical & Medicinal Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutics & Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  • Pharmacognosy & Drug Development
  • Pharmacology and Therapeutics


Science Faculty of ABU Zaria has the following courses:

  • Biochemistry
  • Biological Sciences
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology
  • Physics
  • Textile Science & Technology

Social Science:

Faculty of Social Science has the following courses:

  • Economics
  • Mass Communication
  • Political Science
  • Sociology

Veterinary Medicine:

The Veterinary Medicine courses in ABU Zaria are:

  • Theriogenology and Production
  • Veterinary Anatomy
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary Parasitology and Entomology
  • Veterinary Pathology and Microbiology
  • Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Veterinary Physiology
  • Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine
  • Veterinary Surgery and Medicine

There you have it! Those are all the courses / departments you can apply for at Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria.

Did you know that Ahmadu Bello University was established in 1961, just a year after Nigeria’s independent? But is it the oldest university in Nigeria? Read this post to find out!

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  1. I what to play for a transfer from a state University to ABU Zaria into department of urUrb and regional planning, pls who do i go about the process?

  2. I, Imam Bashir Habeebullahi am from kwara state precisely in Ilorin which is the capital, since this great University had been established, why they don’t have the combined law I meant Shariah and Common law, because I saw different kinds of law above but not combine like Civil, commercial public shariah law etc but different…. Iam graduate of BS E in Islamic studies and I want to study Shariah & Common law but I can make it in this year purposely of Baba oloyede the formal vice chancellor of Unilorin who is boss in jamb now is bring out the Jamb & DE form together which majority they don’t noticed because is not done like that before…..

  3. I hv NCE certificate on mathematics/ Economics can I get admission to study Economics? or which course I may get?

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