List of Courses Offered in YMSUK and Entry Admission Requirements

Founded in 2012, Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano, formerly Northwest University Kano is a Kano State Government-owned university with a temporary campus located at the center of the city of Kano and a main campus located along Gwarzo Road.

In this post aside listing all YMSUK 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 Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano.
Below is the list of what to look out for before choosing a course in Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano.

  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 YMSUK or not.

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

  1. List of all Art Courses offered in YMSUK.
  2. List of all Science courses offered in YMSUK.
  3. List of all Medical Related Courses offered in YMSUK.
  4. List of all Social and Management courses offered by Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano.

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

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YMSUK Admission Requirements

YMSUK admission requirements are the first step you must take note of when searching for available courses in YMSUK. At YMSUK and other tertiary institutions, courses offered have their distinct entry requirements. However, some requirements are the same for courses under the same faculty. In YMSUK 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 YMSUK search for YMSUK courses and their cut off mark, some rephrase by checking for courses offered in YMSUK 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 YMSUK cut off mark for the course in the previous session as a guide to selecting the course if you must study such in YMSUK, Ibadan.

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

Full List of Courses Offered in Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano

The list of courses offered in YMSUK 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 Basic Medical Science




Faculty of Education

Arts and Social Science Education

Science and Technical Education

Library and Information Science

Faculty of Humanities


History and International Studies

Islamic Studies

Faculty of Sciences

Biological Sciences


Computer Science



Faculty of Social and Management Sciences


Business Administration



YMSUK 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 Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano that are currently accredited by the NUC (National Universities Commission).

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Please note that the YMSUK 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.

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