Bayero University Kano Undergraduate courses have been updated to reflect the most recent BUK courses that were newly added. The requirements for each of the BUK courses listed below will also be revealed.

Bayero University Kano which is also known as BUK  was established by the Northern Nigeria Ministry of Education in the year 1960. The institution was formerly known as Ahmadu Bello College; named after Ahmadu Bello, the Premier of Northern Nigeria.

Despite being created in 1960, nevertheless, the first students of the institution began studies in February 1964 and graduated in July 1966. The institution was later renamed as Bayero University College in the year 1975. It moved on in 1977 to change its status to a University and was named Bayero University the same year.

Bayero University Kano (BUK) Courses

Below are the courses offered by the University of Bayero University Kano (BUK) and their UTME & Direct Entry admission requirements. To see the requirement for each course, click on your desired course and the requirements will display.

  1. Accounting
  2. Adult education:
  3. Agriculture
  4. Agricultural engineering
  5. Agric-economics and extension:
  6. Agricultural science and education
  7. Architecture
  8. Applied biology
  9. Anatomy
  10. Arabic studies
  11. Banking and finance
  12. Biological science(s)
  13. Biochemistry
  14. Botany
  15. Biology
  16. Business administration
  17. Chemical engineering:
  18. Civil engineering
  19. Chemistry
  20. Criminology
  21. Computer engineering:
  22. Common and Islamic law
  23. Computer science
  24. Cybersecurity
  25. Dentistry and dental surgery
  26. Economics
  27. Education and biology
  28. Education and Arabic
  29. Education and chemistry:
  30. Education and English language
  31. Education and economics
  32. Education and geography
  33. Education and french:
  34. Education and history:
  35. Education and Hausa
  36. Education and mathematics
  37. Education and Islamic studies:
  38. Electrical engineering
  39. Education and physics
  40. Electronics
  41. Entrepreneurship
  42. English language
  43. Estate management
  44. Environmental management
  45. French
  46. Food science and technology
  47. Fisheries and aquaculture:
  48. Forestry and wildlife management:
  49. Geology
  50. Geography
  51. Hausa
  52. History
  53. Health education
  54. Industrial chemistry
  55. Information technology
  56. Information science and media studies
  57. International relations
  58. Islamic studies
  59. Linguistics
  60. Library and information science
  61. Mathematics
  62. Mass communication
  63. Mechanical engineering
  64. Medical laboratory science:
  65. Medicine and surgery
  66. Mechatronics engineering
  67. Microbiology
  68. Nutrition and dietetics
  69. Nursing/nursing science
  70. Optometry
  71. Physics
  72. Pharmacy
  73. Petroleum engineering
  74. Physical education
  75. Physical and health education
  76. Physiology
  77. Physiotherapy
  78. Plant biology
  79. Political science
  80. Public administration
  81. Quantity surveying
  82. Radiography
  83. Sociology
  84. Statistics
  85. Special education
  86. Software engineering
  87. Technical education:
  88. Teacher education science:
  89. Theatre and performing arts
  90. Telecommunication engineering
  91. Urban and regional planning:
  92. Zoology.

Faculties in Bayero University Kano

We listed the courses offered by Bayero University Kano above, but below you will find them properly fixed under their respective Faculties.

Please note that the list above is the original and complete list of all the courses offered in BUK as you may not find some of them below. So, we urge you to make use of the list above.

Faculty of Agriculture

BUK has the following courses under the faculty of Agriculture:

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

College of Health Sciences

BUK, has the following courses under the faculty of Allied health Sciences has the following departments:

  • Nursing
  • Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Optometry
  • Physiotherapy
  • Radiography

Below are the following departments under the faculty of Clinical Sciences:

  • Anesthesiology
  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Community Medicine
  • Chemical Pathology
  • Haematology
  • Medicine
  • Medical Microbiology & Parasitology
  • Otolaryngology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Psychiatry
  • Peadiatrics
  • Radiology
  • Surgery

The faculty of Dentistry has the following departments under it:

  • Child Dental Health
  • Craniofacial Orthodontics
  • Oral Diagnostic Surgery
  • Restorative Dentistry
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Preventive Dentistry

The following departments are under the faculty of Basic Medical Sciences:

  • Anatomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Physiology

Faculty of Earth and Environmental Science:

Below are the BUK courses under the College of Earth and Environmental Science:

  • Geology
  • Geography
  • Architecture
  • Urban & Regional Planning
  • Environmental Management

Faculty of Arts and Islamic Studies

You will find the following courses under the faculty of Arts and Islamic Studies in BUK:

  • Arabic
  • History
  • English
  • Linguistics
  • Foreign Languages
  • Nigerian Languages
  • Theater & Film Studies
  • Islamic Studies and shari’a

Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology:

Below are the courses offered under the Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, in BUK:

  • Computer Science
  • Software Engineering
  • Information Technology

Faculty of Engineering:

If you are an aspiring engineering student, then you can find some of the courses offered under the faculty of Engineering, BUK:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Chemical & Petroleum Engineering

Faculty of Education:

BUK has the following courses under the faculty of Education

  • Education
  • Adult Education
  • Special Education
  • Physical & Health Education
  • Library & Information Science
  • Science & Technical Education

Faculty of Science

The faculty of Science in BUK has the following courses below:

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Plant Biology
  • Biological Science
  • Mathematical Science

Social and Management science

BUK Faculty of Social and Management Science has the following courses:

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Mass Communication
  • Banking & Finance
  • Political Science
  • Economics
  • Sociology

Faculty of Law

BUK offers various courses under the Law faculty:

  • Public Law
  • Islamic Law
  • Private & Commercial Law


Above are all the departments and courses you can study at Bayero University Kano (BUK). If you have any questions or contributions, please don’t hesitate to use the comment section for such a purpose.

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