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List of courses offered at UDUS and their requirements

The list below are the courses offered at Usman Danfodio University Sokoto (UDUS). The courses are grouped base on faculties and their requirements are also included.

UDUS has three campuses and they are:

The main campus: This is where faculties of Agriculture, Arts & Languages, Education, Engineering, Law, Sciences, and Social sciences are.

The annex campus: This hosts the Veterinary Teaching Hospital with faculty of Veterinary Medicine and its teaching hospital, the Centre for Islamic Studies and the school of remedial program.

A third campus: This is where the university’s teaching hospital and college of Health sciences are.

Courses offered at UDUS:

UDUS

Sciences

  1. Biochemistry

O level result: Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and Biology.

UTME subject: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.

Direct entry: UDU accept ND/HND with at least lower credit plus four ‘O’ level credit passes in relevant subjects

 

2. Physics

O level result: Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and any other Science

UTME subject: Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry or Biology.

Direct entry: UDU accepts National Diploma at credit level in relevant field plus O’ level credit in Physics, Mathematics

 

3. Chemistry & Applied Chemistry

 O level result: Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

UTME subject: Chemistry and two of Physics, Biology and Mathematics.

 Direct entry: UDU accept NCE with Chemistry major.

 

4. Geology

O level result: English Language, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and any other subject.

UTME subject: Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biology and Geography

 

5. Statistics

 UTME subject: UDU accepts Mathematics and any Two of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography and Economics

O level result: Mathematics and at least three subjects from Physics, Statistics, Chemistry, Further Mathematics, Economics and Geography.

 

6. Botany

O level result: Five SSCE Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics. However, UDU accept pass in Mathematics and English Language.

UTME subject: Biology, Chemistry and any other Science subject.

Direct entry: UDU accept ND/HND in relevant fields.

 

7. Zoology

O level result: Five SSCE Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics

UTME subject: Biology, Chemistry and any other Science subject.

Direct entry: UDU accept ND/HND in relevant fields.

 

8. Mathematics

O level result: Five SSCE credit passes including English Language, Mathematics and Physics or Chemistry.

UTME subject: Mathematics and any two of Physics, Chemistry and Economics or Geography.

Direct entry: UDU accept ND (credit in Computer Science or any other Mathematics base subject)

 

9. Microbiology

UTME subject: Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics. But UDU accept Agric Science in lieu of Biology.

O level result: Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics

Direct entry: UDU accept lower credit in addition to ‘O’ level credit pass in Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and other science subjects.

 

10. Computer science

O level result: Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics plus two other science subjects.

UTME subject: Mathematics, Physics and one of Biology, Chemistry, Agric Science, Economics and Geography.

Direct entry: UDU accept ND in Computer Science or other mathematically based disciplines with Upper Credit level.

 

11. Biology

UTME subject: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.

O level result: Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Biology, Chemistry and Maths/Physics.

 

MEDICAL/PHARMACEUTICAL/HEALTH SCIENCES

  1. Medical laboratory science

UTME subject: Physics, Chemistry and Biology

O level result: Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Biology

 

2. Nursing

UTME subject: Physics, Chemistry and Biology

O level result: Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Biology

 

3. Medicine and Surgery

UTME subject: Physics, Chemistry and Biology.  But UDU accept mathematics in lieu of Physics.

O level result: Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Direct entry: ‘A’ level passes in Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Zoology in addition to UTME requirements. But UDU accept ‘A’ level pass in Mathematics in lieu of Physics.

 

4. Pharmacy

UTME subject: Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

O level result: Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology

 

5. Radiography

UTME subject: Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

O level result: Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology

 

6. Veterinary Medicine

O level result: Five O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. UDU accepts Agric. Science and Health Science.

UTME subject: Physics, Chemistry and Biology. UDU accept Physics or Mathematics.

Direct entry: UDU accept ND/HND in relevant fields plus ‘O’ level credits passes in Chemistry and Biology and O/L passes in Mathematics and Physics.

 

 

LAW

  1. Common and Islamic law

O level result: Five ‘O’ level credit passes in Arts or Social Sciences to include English Language and Islamic Studies or Arabic.

UTME subject: Any three Arts or Social Science subjects including Arabic or Islamic Studies. But UDU requires Arabic .

 

 

SOCIAL SCIENCES

 

  1. Economics

 O level result: Mathematics, Economics and any two of Arts or Social Science subjects.

UTME subject: any of Government, History, Geography, Lit-in-English, French and CRK/IRK

 Direct entry: UDU accepts ND (upper credit). UDU accept National Diploma not below credit level in Business Studies and Statistics

 

2. Geography

 UTME subject: Geography and two other Arts or Social Science subjects

O level result: Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Geography, and any three from Arts or Social Science subjects with at least a pass in Mathematics.

 Direct entry: UDU accepts NCE (merit level) in Geography and ND (at least lower credit level) in Town Planning, Surveying, environmental Management or Tropical Science plus at least 4 ‘O’ level credits including English and at least a pass in Mathematics.

 

3. Political science

 O level result: Five SSCE credit passes in Government or History, English Language and three other subjects. At least a pass in Mathematics is required.

UTME subject: Government or History plus two other Social Science/Arts subjects.

 

4. Sociology

UTME subject: Three Social Science or Arts subjects.

O level result: Five SSCE credit passes in Government or History, English Language and three other subjects. At least a pass in Mathematics is required

Direct entry: UDU accepts National Diploma in Mass Communication with credit level pass and NCE (Social Studies).

 

 Education

Education and Arabic

Education and Biology

Education and Chemistry

Education and Economics

Education and English Language

Education and French

Education and Geography / Physics

Education and Hausa

Education and Islamic Studies

Education and Mathematics

Education and Physics

Education and Religious Studies

Educational Foundation

 

You can visit the University official page http://www.udusok.edu.ng/

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43 comments

  1. i apply direct entry in medlaboratory science and have 2.96 that is lower credit does it means that udus dont collect direct entry in this course?

    • Actually the issue is not the form/GP rather the competition in our universities. They don’t admit DE students in universities like Jambite. So i can only advice you to go for Jamb or go for less competitive institution and course, that might give you a chance to be consider. Thanks

  2. I applied veterinary medicine through Direct Entry in UDUS but yet am not got admission please what is your advice for me,and I have qualification in relevant course Animal Health and Production with upper credit.and what of 2nd batch please urgent reply so that make I know my position

  3. Do UDU accepts E8 pass in Mathematics for Sociology?

    • Five SSCE credit passes in Government or History, English Language and three other subjects. At least a pass in Mathematics is required. This is UDU Requirement

  4. Do UDD accepts E8 pass in Mathematics for Sociology course?

  5. I passed with 4.18 on NCE (Agric) Il will I get admission into medicine and surgery

    • Bolarinwa Olajire

      Below is the criteria for DE into Medicine and Surgery
      (i) ‘A’ level passes in Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Zoology in addition to UTME requirements.
      (ii) BSC, BOS, etc in relevant fields.

      You may visit the University for more information. That is the place to get the best information

  6. does udu accept 2 choice in jamb form

  7. does udus accept pass grade in national diploma?

  8. is D. E list not out yet?

  9. are they through with releasing of admission? or there are some to cum

  10. Pls i have diploma in medical laboratory science ( med lab technician) cand udus give me D.E in microbiology and wat is the requirement. Urgently i need ur help

    • UDU accepts ND/HND lower credit (relevant field) in addition to ‘O’ level credit pass in Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and other science subjects.

  11. Abubakar umar saida

    Pls i have merit in goegraphy in my NCE does udus DE offer me admsn in pure geography or goegraphy education which one i deserve to get

  12. Abubakar umar saida

    Pls. i choose pure geography in my DE form,can i change the choose to education geography or not posible?

    • Y ou can change the course to education. Visit the nearest JAMB office for information on how to go about change of course.

  13. I chooses common and Islamic Law as my course to come to UDUS for 2018 jamb but am seeing in UTME that their subject required in UTME is any three art subject including Islamic study or Arabic but at last they said UDUS required Arabic those it means I can’t write Islamic study

  14. Yakubu ugbede, felix

    HI!!!!! I CHOOSE UDUS AS MY FIRST CHOICE, AND I GOT 178 IN JAMB WHAT COURSE CAN I STUDY PLS

    • Bolarinwa Olajire

      I will keep you updated as soon as the JAMB cut-oof mark for UDUS comes out. That is the only time i can suggest to you the kind of course that falls within your jamb score.

  15. pls do I have any chance of getin pharmacy in udusok wit utme of (199)

  16. pls i scored 179 in the just concluded jamb
    what is my faith of gaining admission to UDUS??
    microbiology

    • Bolarinwa Olajire

      UDUS jamb cut-off last year was 180, i just hope it come down a little this time around to favor you. Any way wait for when the cut off mark will be released

  17. idris habeebullahi

    pls i got 190 in my utme, x der assurance dat i cn gain admission

    • Bolarinwa Olajire

      UDUS cut off mark for last year was 180 and no post utme was conducted. If your course is not competitive, I think you should have a chance provided you have a good o’level result.

  18. Ibrahim Mohammed

    I scored 204 in utme ,and I applied for udus for studying common and Islamic law.am I going to give admission .

  19. Ibrahim Mohammed

    sir where can we check our admission ,when will 2018 admission will released now sir. u said I have chance ,as how sir

    • Bolarinwa Olajire

      UDUS just concluded last year admission. So you will have to wait for few months before any information will be releases about this year admission.

  20. Oumar Farouk Suleyman

    Can I choose udus as my second choice?

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