Application Requirement

Students applying to Bayero University are categorized into several groups based on type/level of degree been sort after. There two broad levels namely Undergraduate and Postgraduate applicants.

Undergraduate Application

This category of applicants must have Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) or its equivalent. Depending on additional qualification possed by an applicant, there are three ways to apply.

Unified Tetiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)

Prospective candidates must have sat for the UTME Examinations, must have applied for a course in Bayero University, Kano and must have scored an aggregate to be determined by the University before they are deemed eligible in subjects relevant to the programme applied for.

Prospective candidates must have obtained a minimum of Five (5) passes at Credit level in the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE or Equivalent) conducted by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) or the National Examinations Council (NECO) in not more than two (2) sittings, including a pass at credit level in both English and Mathematics and other subjects relevant to the candidate’s chosen field of study. They would then be required to register and write a test (Post -UTME) which is conducted by the University.

Direct Entry

The general entry requirements for the Part-time degree programmes are OND (with merit), NCE, IJMB (with a minimum of 8 points), GCE ‘A’ Level (3 credits) and HND (Pass). Applicants must also possess all the necessary ‘O’ Level requirements applicable to the regular full time undergraduate admissions. This means that credit in English is compulsory for all courses applied, while Mathematics is necessary for science based courses and the social sciences.

Holders of 'A' Level certificate would be required to submit their credentials for screening.

Part-time Degree

The general entry requirements for the Part-time degree programmes are OND (with merit), NCE, IJMB (with a minimum of 8 points), GCE ‘A’ Level (3 credits) and HND (Pass). In addition to the ‘A’ Level qualifications stated above, applicants must also possess all the necessary ‘O’ Level requirements applicable to the regular full time undergraduate admissions. This means that credit in English is compulsory for all courses applied, while Mathematics is necessary for science based courses and the social sciences.  Only candidates of twenty five (25) years of age and above would be admitted. Candidates with only ‘O’ level results need not apply.

 

Postgraduate Application

NB: All candidates for admission into Ph.D, M.Phil, M.A, M.Ed, M.Sc, M.Eng and LLM Programmes must provide records of their Academic Transcripts
  1. Candidates for admission into Ph.D/M.Phil programmes shall have M.A, M.Ed., M.Sc, M.Eng. or LLM Degrees in the relevant areas with CGPA of at least 3.50 on a scale of 0.00 to 5.00 from Bayero University, Kano or any other recognised University.
  2. Candidates for admission into M.A, M.Ed, M.Sc (Ed), MLS, M.Sc., M.Eng. and LLM programmes shall have:
    1. A minimum of a Good Second Class Lower Degree in the relevant areas from Bayero University, Kano or any other recognised University.
    2. A Degree plus University Postgraduate Diploma at Credit level in the relevant areas from Bayero University, Kano or any other recognised University.
    3. For all Engineering programmes, candidates must have Credit in English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
  3. Candidates for admission into MBA (Regular), MBF, MHE and MTM should have:
    1. A minimum of a Good Second Class Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Management, Economics, Banking and Finance from Bayero University, Kano or any other recognized University.
    2. A Degree or HND with a minimum of Lower Credit plus University Postgraduate Diploma with a minimum of Merit in the relevant areas from Bayero University, Kano or any other recognized University
  4. Candidates for admission into MBA (Special) should have a minimum of a Good Second Class Degree in any discipline from BUK or any other recognized University.
  5. Candidates for admission into MHR should have a degree in Medicine, Nursing and Biological Science of Bayero University, Kano or any other recognised University.
  6. Candidates for admission into MDS, MPPA, MEM, MCMP shall have:
    1. A Good Honours Degree with at least Second Class Lower in the relevant areas from Bayero University, Kano or any other recognized University.
    2. A Degree or HND with a minimum of Lower Credit plus a Postgraduate Diploma with a minimum classification of Merit in the relevant areas from Bayero University, Kano
  7. Candidates for admission into MBCL shall possess:
    1. A minimum of a Good Second Class Degree in Law or the Social Sciences from Bayero University, Kano or any other recognized University
    2. A Degree in Law or the Social Sciences plus University Postgraduate Diploma with minimum classification of Merit from Bayero University, Kano or any other recognized University.
  8. Candidates for admission into PGDM, PGDBF, PGDHE, PGDPPA, PGDSPA, PGDCMPC, PGDMC, PGDDS, PGDE, PGDGC, PGDRTM, PGDHE, PGDDA and PGDIM shall possess a Degree in any discipline from BUK or any other recognized University or HND with a minimum classification of Lower Credit obtained from recognized Institutions.
  9. Candidates for admission into PGDEM, PGDLA and PGDSE, shall possess a Degree in Geography, Environmental Sciences, Agriculture and related disciplines or HND with a minimum of Lower Credit in the related disciplines.
  10. Candidates for admission into PGDAF shall hold a Degree in Accounting or related disciplines obtained from a recognized University or HND with a minimum classification of Lower Credit in Accounting or related disciplines obtained from recognized Institutions.
  11. Candidates for admission into PGDTESL must have at least a 3rd class Degree in English or combined honours.
  12. Candidates for admission into PGDHS should have at least a 3rd class Degree in Hausa or combined honours or HND with a minimum of Lower Credit in the relevant areas obtained from recognized Institutions.
  13. Candidates for admission into PGDBS, PGDC and PGDIP shall have a Degree in the relevant Science subjects or HND with a minimum of Lower Credit in the relevant areas obtained from recognized Institutions.
  14. Candidates for admission into PGDEE, PGDCE and PGDME shall have a Degree in the relevant Engineering areas or HND with a minimum of Lower Credit in the relevant engineering areas obtained from recognized Institutions.
  15. Candidates for admission into Masters in Public Health must:
    1. Have MBBS or BDS degree of Bayero University, Kano or an equivalent Medical Degree from a recognised University.
    2. Be registered with the Nigerian Medical and Dental Council and posses a current practicing license.
    3. Have at least three years post qualification cognate experience in Medicine or health related area at Federal, State or Local Government Area levels. Those employed in non-governmental organisations, engaged in occupational health services as well as those in the private sector are also eligible.
    4. There shall be an entry written examination, short listed candidates will then be interviewed to determine eligibility of the candidates.