University of Abuja (Uniabuja) courses and requirements 2022

University of Abuja (Uniabuja) courses and requirements 2022

The University of Abuja is one of the most well-known educational institutions in Nigeria. The federal university was established in 1988 in the federal capital territory of Nigeria. Here is a list of the University of Abuja courses available for both undergraduate and postgraduate students in the 2022 academic session.

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University of Abuja (UNIABUJA) courses and requirements 2022. Photo: @UNIVERSITY OF ABUJA(Uniabuja)
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Uniabuja is one of the top universities in Nigeria. The school offers a wide range of courses under various departments that prospective students can choose from.

University of Abuja (Uniabuja) courses

Here is a list of first degree courses offered at the University of Abuja. The University Of Abuja has more than 55,000 students throughout 8 faculties. They include more than 80 programs in different departments.

Faculty of Agriculture

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Extension
  • Animal Science
  • Crop Protection
  • Crop Science
  • Soil Science

Faculty of Education

  • Arts Education
  • Counselling & Educational Psychology
  • Educational Foundation
  • Educational Management
  • Library and Information Science
  • Science and Environmental Education
  • Social Science Education

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Faculty of Management Sciences

  • Business Administration
  • Accounting
  • Banking and Finance
  • Public Administration

Faculty of Engineering

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Faculty of Law

  • Islamic Law
  • International Law and Jurisprudence
  • Private and Property Law
  • Public Law

Faculty of Social Sciences

  • Economics
  • Geography and Environmental Management
  • Political Science and International Relations
  • Sociology

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

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

Faculty of Science

  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology
  • Physics
  • Statistics

Apart from undergraduate studies, the University of Abuja offers postgraduate courses as well.

Postgraduate Uniabuja courses

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There are also postgraduate courses offered in Uniabuja. Photo:
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Here are there the postgraduate courses offered in university Abuja organized according to their faculties and departments.

Faculty of Agriculture

  • Crop Protection (PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.)
  • Agronomy (PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.)
  • Agro-Forestry (PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.)
  • Agricultural Econs. & Farm Management. (PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.)
  • Agricultural Business Management. (PGD)
  • Agricultural Economics (PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.)
  • Development Economics (M.Sc.)
  • Environmental Economics (M.Sc.)
  • Agricultural Ext. & Rural Sociology (PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.)
  • Soil Science (PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.)

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Department of Animal Science

  • Animal Science (PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.)

Faculty of Arts

The university's Faculty of Arts offers these courses:

Dept. of History & Diplomatic Studies

  • Diplomatic Studies (PGD, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.)
  • Nigerian and African History ( M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.)

Dept. of Theatre Arts

  • Media Arts (PGD, M.A., Ph.D.)
  • Theatre Arts (PGD, M.A., Ph.D.)

Dept. of English Language

  • English Language (M.A., Ph.D.)
  • Literature in English (PGD, M.A., Ph.D.)

College of Health Sciences

The postgraduate courses offered under the College of Health Sciences are:

Faculty of Basic Medical Science, Department of Anatomical Sciences

  • Anatomical Sciences (MSc, Ph.D.)

Department of Human Physiology

  • Human Physiology (MSc, Ph.D.)

Department of Medical Biochemistry

  • Medical Biochemistry (MSc, Ph.D.)

Faculty of Clinical Sciences

Under this faculty, the following courses are offered:

Department of Community Medicine

  • Community Medicine (MPH)
  • Sexual & Reproductive Health (MPH)

Faculty of Education

  • PGD in Education

Department of Educ. Management

  • Educ. Planning (M.Ed., Ph.D.)

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Department of Counse. & Educ. Psychology

  • Educational Psychology (M.Ed., Ph.D.)
  • Guidance & Counseling Education (M.Ed., Ph.D.)

Department of Arts & Social Science Edu.

  • Counseling Education (M.Ed., Ph.D.)
  • Curriculum Studies (M.Ed., Ph.D.)
  • Language Education (M.Ed., Ph.D.)
  • Social Studies Education (M.Ed., Ph.D.)

Dept. of Science & Env. Edu.

  • Science Education (M.Ed., Ph.D.)
  • Mathematics Education (M.Ed., Ph.D.)
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The postgraduate courses are offered at the University of Abuja. Photo:
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Faculty of Engineering

  • Civil Engineering (M. Eng., PhD. Eng.)
  • Chemical Engineering (M. Eng., PhD. Eng.)
  • Electrical Engineering (PGD. M. Eng., PhD. Eng.)
  • Mechanical Engineering (M. Eng., PhD. Eng.)

Faculty of Law

  • Masters of Laws (LL.M, Ph.D. Law)

Faculty of Management Science

  • Accounting (PGD., MSc.)
  • Accounting & Finance (MSc.)
  • Banking and Finance (PGD)
  • Business Administration (PGD, PGDBA, M.Sc., Ph.D.)
  • Public Administration (PGDBA, MPA, M.Sc., Ph.D.)

Faculty of Science

  • Biology (Environmental) (M.Sc., Ph.D.)
  • Botany (Biodiversity) (M.Sc., Ph.D.)
  • Zoology (Parasitology) (M.Sc., Ph.D.)
  • Zoology (Fisheries) (M.Sc., Ph.D.)
  • Food Microbiology (M.Sc., Ph.D.)
  • Industrial Microbiology (M.Sc., Ph.D.)
  • Environmental Microbiology (M.Sc., Ph.D.)
  • Physical Chemistry (M.Sc., Ph.D.)
  • Organic Chemistry (M.Sc., Ph.D.)
  • Inorganic Chemistry (M.Sc., Ph.D.)
  • Analytical Chemistry (M.Sc., Ph.D.)
  • Computer Science (Infor. Security) (M.Sc.)
  • Computer Science (Software Engineering) (M.Sc.)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Information System (PGDIS)
  • Computer Science (Intelligence System) (M.Sc.)
  • Comp. Sci. (Distributed Computing Systems) (M.Sc.)
  • Comp. Sci. (Networking Communication) (M.Sc.)
  • Computer Sci. (Database Systems) (M.Sc.)
  • Computer Science (Ph.D.)
  • Solid State Physics (M.Sc., Ph.D.)
  • Applied Geophysics (M.Sc., Ph.D.)
  • Pure Mathematics (M.Sc., Ph.D.)
  • Applied Mathematics (M.Sc., Ph.D.)
  • Statistics (PGDS, M.Sc., Ph.D.)

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Faculty of Social Science

  • Masters in Financial Economics (MFE)
  • Economics (M.Sc., Ph.D.)

Dept. of Political Sci. & Int. Relations

  • Political Science (PGD)
  • Int. Relations & Diplomacy (M.Sc.)
  • Political Science (Int. Relations) (M.Sc., Ph.D.)
  • Political Sci. (Polit. Economy & Dev Studies) (M.Sc., Ph.D.)
  • Political Science (Policy Analysis) (M.Sc., Ph.D.)

Dept. of Sociology

  • Intercul. Conflict & Comm. (PGD)
  • Gender Studies (M.Sc.)
  • Development Sociology (M.Sc.)
  • Industrial Sociology (M.Sc.)
  • Criminology (M.Sc.)
  • Demography (M.Sc.)
  • Medical Sociology (M.Sc.)
  • Sociology (Ph.D.)
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The University of Abuja courses. Photo:
Source: UGC

Dept. of Geography & Env. Manag.

  • Environmental Planning & Protection (PGD) (M.Sc.)
  • Geography. (Population & Manpower Plan.) (M.Sc.)
  • Geography (Geomorphology) (M.Sc.)
  • Geography (Biogeography) (M.Sc.)
  • Geography (Climatology) (M.Sc.)
  • Environmental Resources Planning (Ph.D.)
  • Population & Manpower Planning (Ph.D.)
  • Geomorphology (Ph.D.)
  • Biogeography (Ph.D.)
  • Climatology (Ph.D.)

Faculty of Vet. Medicine

The courses offered under the Faculty of Vet. Medicine are:

Department of Vet. Public Health & Preventive Medicine

  • Food Hygiene (PGD)
  • Epidemiology (PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.)
  • Vet. Public Health (MVPH, Ph.D.)
  • Vet. Preventive Medicine (MVPH, Ph.D.)

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Dept. of Vet. Microbiology

  • Vet. Microbiology (M.Sc., Ph.D.)
  • Bacteriology (M.Sc., Ph.D.)
  • Immunology (M.Sc., Ph.D.)
  • Virology (M.Sc., Ph.D.)

Dept. of Veterinary. Pharmac. & Toxicology

  • Pharmacology (M.Sc., Ph.D.)
  • Toxicology (M.Sc., Ph.D.)

Depart. of Vet. Parasitology & Entomology

  • Vet. Parasitology (PGD)
  • Vet. Hematology Protozoa & Entomology (M.Sc.)

Centre for Gender Security Studies and Youth Advancement

  • PGD in Gender Studies (Part-Time)
  • M.A. in Gender Studies (Part-Time)

Sultan Machido Institute for Peace and Legislative Studies

  • PGD Peace and Security (Professional)
  • PGD Leadership and Discipline (Professional)
  • PGD Society and Development (Professional)
  • Masters in Peace and Security (Professional)
  • Masters in Leadership & Discipline (Professional)
  • Masters in Society & Dev. (Professional)

Institute of Education

  • PGD in Education (Part-Time)

Institute for Peace Studies & Social Rehabilitation(APUDI)

  • Anti-Corruption Studies (PGD)
  • Criminology & Security Studies (PGD)
  • Leadership and Discipline Studies (PGD)
  • NGO and Management Studies (PGD)
  • Social Rehabilitation Studies es (PGD)
  • Social Rehabilitation Studies (PGD)
  • Peace & Security Studies (PGD)
  • Masters in Anti-Corruption Studies
  • Masters in Criminology & Security Studies
  • Masters in Leadership and Discipline Studies
  • Masters in NGO and Management Studies

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Masters in Society & Development Studies

  • Masters in Social Rehabilitation Studies
  • Masters in Peace & Security Studies

Institute for Legislative studies

  • Legislative Studies (PGDLA)
  • Legislative Studies (MLS)

What is the University of Abuja cut off mark?

The JAMB approved cut off mark for Uniabuja is 180. However, this is not the University of Abuja post UTME test departmental cut off mark.

The school is yet to announce the 2021/2022 post UTME cut off mark for its various departments.

Does Abuja university offer nursing?

For prospective students looking to find information about studying nursing in Uniabuja, Uniabuja does not offer nursing as of the year 2022. University applicants who wish to study nursing would have to consider other tertiary institutions in the country.

Uniabuja admission requirements

How can I get admission in Uniabuja? The following are the requirements you should meet to gain admission into Uniabuja for a first-degree programme:

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  • You must have scored at least a credit pass in five subjects that are relevant to the course you want to study in your O'level in not more than two sittings.
  • You must score at least 180 in UTME.
  • You must pass the Uniabuja post UTME exam by scoring the university's departmental cut off point or above it.
  • If you want to enroll through Diploma or NCE, you need to have two A'Level passes or equivalents in addition to credits in three other subjects in your O'level or equivalents or a Diploma, NCE with at least Upper Credit
  • A credit pass in O'Level English Language is required for all courses.
  • A credit in Mathematics is required for all science-based courses.

These are the University of Abuja courses available for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. You can check more information about the faculties, courses, and fees for every department on the university's website.

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