List of Courses Offered in Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU) and Entry Admission Requirements

Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU) is a federal university of technology located in Bauchi, north east Nigeria. The university is named after the first Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa. The university was established in 1980 as the Federal University of Technology, Bauchi.

In this post aside listing all ATBU courses available in the institution, I will also be guiding you through their entry admission requirements as well as the all you need to know before selecting a course of study in Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University.
Below is the list of what to look out for before choosing a course in ATBU.

  1. The Admission Requirements.
  2. The Subject combination for your course.
  3. Cut-Off Mark for the course.

The above are the 3 most important factors that can determine if you will be admitted to study your chosen course in ATBU or not.

I will breakdown the above 3 factors before listing the following according to the faculties they are categorized at ATBU:

  1. List of all Art Courses offered in ATBU.
  2. List of all Science courses offered in ATBU.
  3. List of all Medical Related Courses offered in ATBU.
  4. List of all Social and Management courses offered by Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University.

Now I will breakdown the 3 factors that you must take cognizance of when searching for courses offered in ATBU.

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ATBU Admission Requirements

ATBU admission requirements is the first step you must take note of when searching for available courses in ATBU. At ATBU and other tertiary institutions, courses offered have their distinct entry requirements. However, some requirements are the same for courses under the same faculty. In ATBU for example, you must have obtained at least 5 credit passes in your O’level result which must include mathematics and English language and three other subjects as it relates to your course of study. Note that some courses do not require a Credit in mathematics as a requirement for admission.

Correct Subject Combination

Using the correct subject combination for your course saves you a lot of costs and challenges in the area of obtaining a new change of course and institution form. For example, studying a course require at least 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings in WAEC, NECO or its equivalents. Making use of the subjects required for the course is what I mean by making use of the correct subject combination.

Course Cut Off Mark

After confirmation of the admission requirements and correct subject combination for your course, you are to check the course cut off mark. Oftentimes candidates seeking admission into ATBU search for ATBU courses and their cut off mark, some rephrase by checking for courses offered in ATBU and their cut off marks. These show how important cut off marks can be in relation to courses offered.

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In summary of the above, you must confirm the admission entry requirements, subject combination for your course and minimum ATBU cut off mark for the course in the previous session as a guide to selecting the course if you must study such in Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University.

Having noted the above, it’s time to list the courses offered in ATBU.

Full List of Courses Offered in ATBU (Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University)

The list of courses offered in ATBU have been categorized under the faculty of Sciences, Arts, Engineering, Social sciences, Management science and faculty of education. Go through carefully to check if your ideal course is offered in the institution.

Faculty of Agriculture & Agricultural Technology

Animal Production

Crop Production

Soil Science

Agricultural Economics and Extension

Faculty of Engineering & Engineering Technology

Agriculture and Bio-Resource Engineering

Automobile Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Computer and Communication Engineering

Electrical/Electronic Engineering

Mechanical/Production Engineering

Mechatronics and Systems Engineering

Petroleum Engineering

Faculty of Environmental Technology



Environmental Management Technology

Estate Management and Valuation

Industrial Design

Survey & Geo-Informatics

Quantity Survey

Urban & Regional Planning

Faculty of Management Technology

Banking & Finance Technology

Management & Information Technology

General Studies



Business Management

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Faculty of Technology Education

Education Foundation

Science Education

Vocational & Technology Education

Library and information science

Faculty of Science

Mathematical Sciences

Biological Sciences








ATBU courses are wide in terms of scope of coverage. The university offers courses in almost every field that is beneficial to students. The above are the courses offered in Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University that are currently accredited by the NUC (National Universities Commission).

Please note that the ATBU courses listed above are still offered in the institution so you can select any that suites your career path and if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to me via the comment section below and I will answer your questions in accordance.