ABU Distance Learning Undergraduate Admission Form, 2019/2020 (Updated)

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Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, ABU Distance Learning undergraduate admission form is on sale for the 2019/2020 session. See how to apply below.

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Applications are invited from interested candidates for admission into the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Distance Learning Center (DLC) undergraduate Programmes for the 2019/2020 academic session.

See also: ABU Distance Learning Screening and Registration Guidelines for New Students, 2019/2020

ABU Distance Learning Undergraduate Programmes:

Contents

  • ABU Distance Learning Undergraduate Programmes:
  • ABU Distance Learning Undergraduate Programmes Admission Requirements:
    • B.Sc Business Administration
    • B.Sc Economics
    • B.Sc Public Administration
    • BNSc. Nursing Science
    • BENEFITS
  • How to Apply for ABU Distance Learning Undergraduate Admission Form:
  • B.Sc Business Administration
  • B.Sc Economics
  • B.Sc Public Administration
  • BNSc. Nursing Science

ABU Distance Learning Undergraduate Programmes Admission Requirements:

NOTE:

  • If you do not have credits in Mathematics, English or any other required course for your programme of choice, you will be required to sign an undertaking stating that before graduation you will provide results with credit in the deficient subjects to fulfill your admission requirements.
  • Note that all results will be verified during the screening exercise.

B.Sc Business Administration

Our NUC Accredited Bachelor of Science in Business Administration will provide students with a breadth of knowledge and skills needed for managing business operations. These skills include forecasting demand, planning inventory, purchasing services, conducting skillful negotiations, building strategies for the future and managing people, finances and risk.

Non-Direct Entry

  • Any 5 O’Level credits in no more than 2 sittings

Direct Entry:

  • Satisfy the O’Level requirements and have 2 A’Level passes at the IJMB Examination or Cambridge Moderated Schools or Basic Studies Terminal Examination.
  • Satisfy O’Level requirements and have an A.B.U. Diploma with Merit or Lower Credit in Insurance, Accounting or Banking and Finance.
  • Satisfy the O’Level requirements and have another BSc irrespective of the course of study and grade.
  • Satisfy the O’Level requirements and have a professional certification such as ICAN, NIM, CITN, CIPM, CIBN, ACA etc.
  • Masters degree holders in related courses will be admitted into 300 Level while others will be admitted into 200 Level.
  • OND Holders in related courses will be admitted into 200 Level while others will be admitted into 100 Level
  • HND Holders in related courses will be admitted into 300 Level while others will be admitted into 200 Level

Duration:

  • Minimum of four and maximum of six academic sessions for UTME candidates.
  • Minimum of three and maximum of five academic sessions for Direct Entry candidates.

B.Sc Economics

As an Economics student, you’ll explore everything from pricing strategy and cost-benefit analysis to the impact of environmental policy and international exchange rates. in addition, you’ll learn to think analytically and quantitatively about a variety of economic and financial issues. Our focused and flexible NUC Accredited programme will deliver the knowledge and skills you need to advance your career whenever and wherever it’s convenient for you.

Non-Direct Entry

  • Any 5 O’Level credits in no more than 2 sittings*

Direct Entry

  • Satisfy the O’Level requirements and have 2 A’Level passes including Economics at the IJMB Examination or Cambridge Moderated Schools or Basic Studies Terminal Examination.
  • Satisfy the O’Level requirements and have another BSc irrespective of the course of study and grade.
  • Satisfy the O’Level requirements and have a professional certification such as ICAN, NIM, CITN, CIPM, CIBN, ACA etc.
  • Masters degree holders in related courses will be admitted into 300 Level while others will be admitted into 200 Level.
  • All OND/ HND Candidates will be admitted into 200 Level

B.Sc Public Administration

The NUC Accredited online Bachelor of Science in Public Administration prepares students for careers that transform government, nonprofit organizations, and policy at all levels. You will be empowered to create change in the public service sector through careers in all levels of government and nonprofit organizations.

Non-Direct Entry

  • Any 5 O’Level credits in no more than 2 sittings*

Direct Entry

  • Satisfy the O’Level requirements and have 2 A’Level passes in Government/History and Economics at the IJMB Examination or Cambridge Moderated Schools or Basic Studies Terminal Examination.
  • Satisfy the O’Level requirements and have another BSc irrespective of the course of study and grade.
  • Satisfy the O’Level requirements and have a professional certification such as ICAN, NIM, CITN, CIPM, CIBN, ACA etc.
  • Masters degree holders in related courses will be admitted into 300 Level while others will be admitted into 200 Level.
  • OND Holders in related courses will be admitted into 200 Level while others will be admitted into 100 Level
  • HND Holders in related courses will be admitted into 300 Level while others will be admitted into 200 Level

BNSc. Nursing Science

Earn an advanced nursing degree and take the next steps towards your future in healthcare. Our NUC Accredited Nursing programme prepares you for the multi-faceted demands of the changing healthcare landscape through an innovative, online curriculum. ABU DLC is committed to meeting the increase in demand in healthcare needs by offering an online option for earning your Bachelor of Nursing Science (BNSc.).

Direct Entry

  • Registered Nurse Certificate (with Nursing & Midwifery Council of Nigeria)
  • 5 O’Level credits including Physics, Chemistry and Biology at not more than two sittings.

Successful applicants are required to present their annual license at the point of screening, and those who haven’t renewed their license have to show evidence of payment for the renewal when coming for screening. ABU will also require applicants to pay 5,000 for verification of their license with the nursing association.

BENEFITS

At ABU Distance Learning Centre you are assured of:

1. Flexibility in fee payment (pay per course); admission; registration & examination (period & venues); duration of study; learning platforms (Hard copies/book; Electronic copies, lecture videos and Audio versions) & programme transfer (oncampus to Distance learning):

– You no longer have to worry about paying lump sum tuition fees. At ABU DLC, fees are paid per course you register making your fee payment flexible.

– You are at liberty to join us in the 1st or 2nd semester –whichever is more convenient for you.

– Admission & Registration processes are online, you may however be required to present your credentials at the nearest Liaison Office for screening, foreign students are to scan and forward their credentials for remote screening but originals must be sighted at the nearest Nigerian Embassy.

– ABU DLC admission screening and semester examinations are held in Abuja, Gombe, Lagos, Port Harcourt and Zaria with more to come. Giving you the flexibility to select your screening and examination venues.

– Students are also grouped (for examinations) into weekday and weekend groups, giving you the flexibility to choose whichever is more convenient for you.

– You are at liberty to extend your study period (twice the advertised duration) or fast track it by participating in the 3rd Semesters which allows you to graduate I as little as 18 months.

– There are 4 study options to choose from (hard copies, e-copies, Audio and videos).

– On campus students facing challenges with keeping up on campus are free to transfer their studies to the Distance Learning option.

2. Same curriculum and certificate as on campus students upon completion of studies:

– Your admission, study and graduation requirements are the same with the corresponding on campus programme.

– Upon graduation, you will be issued the same certificate as on campus students, signed by the Vice Chancellor and Registrar of the University. Online or e-learning will not be written on your certificate.

3. Work and learn with no need to commute or relocate:
– Relocating to or frequently commuting to and from Zaria is not required as our courses are administered entirely online. Allowing you to maintain your job/business while earning a degree.

4. Stable Academic calendar; Secure and stable online activities via remote Server – 24/7:

– ABU DLC staff are independent of the University hence there are NO STRIKES and you are guaranteed to graduate on time.

– Our externally hosted server guarantees stable and seamless online presence, you can thus access our website, portal and other online resources 24/7.

5. Electronic delivery/”classroom” using any computer device (tablet/i-pad, smart phone, laptop or desktop) to improve interaction and IT competency:

– Our courseware (e-text, audio and videos) are adaptable for use on desktops, laptops, notebooks, tablets and smartphones.

– Our courseware is available online (Learning Management System) and offline (drives).

6. Robust learning support: Telephone helplines, e-mail, Skype, webinar/video conferencing & e-library services:

– Telephone and e mail helplines are available

– Telephone and e mail access to Academic Advisers, IT attaches, Guidance and Counselling staff as well as your e-tutors shall be made available to you.

– Well stocked online e-library services are available for your use while offline e-libraries are available in Zaria and our liaison offices in Lagos and Abuja.

– Facebook live/videoconferencing facilitation of seminar and project defences ensure you are not left out of similar on campus activities.

7. A two week per semester optional on campus tutorial session or alternative participation by webinar is available:

– Although optional on-campus tutorials are held at the end of each semester, to ensure your participation, all sessions are streamed live to ensure remote participation. You can also forward your questions and listen to your tutors address them in real time wherever you are. You can also view at your convenience since all sessions are recorded and available on our Facebook page.

8. Developing the Business Skill in you – “Business Skill Acquisition” :

– This course develops/improves your capacity to be successful upon graduation, it comprises of a taught component, apprenticeship and a reading component.

9. Developing the Leader in you – “Motivational Leadership” :

– This course develops/improves your leadership capacity and is available to all Postgraduate students and comprises of a taught component and a reading component.

10.Chance to interact with your Vice Chancellor and other Principal University and Distance Learning Centre Officers; world-class tutors by webinar/video conferencing as well as Learning from diverse and experienced internationally acclaimed tutors/lecturers:

– Frequent online interactions with the DLC Management and other key staff of the University.

– Guest tutors/speakers shall be occasionally invited to interact with you online.

11.Extending support to your doorstep by a system of Resource Centres/Liaison Offices:

– To enhance the quality of support for our learners, Liaison offices have been established in Abuja, Gombe, Lagos, Port Harcourt and Zaria with more to come.

– Most services can be rendered to you at these Centres.

– A provision for you to study or meet with fellow students shall also be made at these Centres.

12.Our programmes can be undertaken concurrently with other University Certificate, Diploma, UG or PG programmes:

– Universally, distance learners can participate in other on-campus programmes independent of their status in DLC, this provision is also available to you.
 

How to Apply for ABU Distance Learning Undergraduate Admission Form:

Start your application into Ahmadu Bello University, Distance Learning Centre here. We are available to answer all your questions and support you.

Application form cost N10,000 naira plus 300naira Bank Charges.

To apply kindly log on to http://apply.abudlc.edu.ng/

Select the Programme you wish to apply and click on the link.

See Frequently asked Questions via the link >>> https://abudlc.edu.ng/students/faq/

NOTE: After you have successfully submitted and paid for your application, you will receive an offer of provisional admission via email inviting you for a screening exercise where you will be required to present hard copies of all relevant credentials (WASSCE, NECO, GCE) etc).

Once you have successfully gone through the screening exercise, all that’s left for you to do is to register your courses, make payment and get acquainted with our e-Learning platform.

Apply Now to secure your place at ABU DLC.

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