Bayero University, Kano (BUK) Begins Postgraduate Application Form: Bayero University, Kano (BUK) has exciting news for prospective students worldwide. BUK has officially commenced the sale of postgraduate application forms for the 2023/2024 academic session, welcoming all qualified candidates to apply. The university offers a diverse range of postgraduate programs, including Ph.D., M.Phil, M.A, M.Ed, M.Sc, M.Eng, and LLM.
BUK Postgraduate Admission Requirements
Before you proceed, it's essential to review the BUK postgraduate courses available.
All candidates seeking admission into Ph.D., M.Phil, M.A, M.Ed, M.Sc, M.Eng, and LLM programs must provide their academic transcripts.
Admission Requirements for Ph.D./M.Phil Programs
Candidates applying for Ph.D./M.Phil programs should hold an M.A, M.Ed., M.Sc, M.Eng, or LLM degree in the relevant field. The degree must have a CGPA of at least 3.50 on a scale of 0.00 to 5.00 from Bayero University, Kano, or any other recognized university.
Admission Requirements for M.A, M.Ed, M.Sc (Ed), MLS, M.Sc., M.Eng, and LLM Programs
Candidates applying for M.A, M.Ed, M.Sc (Ed), MLS, M.Sc., M.Eng, and LLM programs should meet the following criteria:
- Possess a Good Second Class Lower Degree in the relevant field from Bayero University, Kano, or any other recognized university.
- Hold a Degree along with a University Postgraduate Diploma at Credit level in the relevant field from Bayero University, Kano, or any other recognized university.
- For all Engineering programs, candidates must have obtained a Credit in English, Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry.
Admission Requirements for MBCL Program
Candidates applying for the MBCL program should meet the following requirements:
- Hold a Good Second Class Degree in Law or the Social Sciences from Bayero University, Kano, or any other recognized university.
- Possess a Degree in Law or the Social Sciences along with a University Postgraduate Diploma with a minimum classification of Merit from Bayero University, Kano, or any other recognized university.
Admission Requirements for Other Postgraduate Programs
Candidates applying for various postgraduate programs should fulfill the following criteria:
- PGDBF, PGDHE, PGDPPA, PGDSPA, PGDCMPC, PGDMC, PGDDS, PGDE, PGDGC, PGDRTM, PGDHE, PGDDA, and PGDIM: Hold a Degree in any discipline from BUK or any other recognized university, or an HND with a minimum classification of Lower Credit obtained from recognized institutions.
- PGDEM, PGDLA, and PGDSE: Possess a Degree in Geography, Environmental Sciences, Agriculture, and related disciplines, or an HND with a minimum of Lower Credit in the related disciplines.
- PGDAF: Hold a Degree in Accounting or related disciplines obtained from a recognized university, or an HND with a minimum classification of Lower Credit in Accounting or related disciplines obtained from recognized institutions.
- PGDTESL: Must have at least a 3rd class Degree in English or combined honours.
- PGDHS: Should have at least a 3rd class Degree in Hausa or combined honours, or an HND with a minimum of Lower Credit in the relevant areas obtained from recognized institutions.
- PGDBS, PGDC, and PGDIP: Hold a Degree in the relevant Science subjects or an HND with a minimum of Lower Credit in the relevant areas obtained from recognized institutions.
- PGDEE, PGDCE, and PGDME: Possess a Degree in the relevant Engineering areas or an HND with a minimum of Lower Credit in the relevant engineering areas obtained from recognized institutions.
- Masters in Public Health: Applicants must have an MBBS or BDS degree from Bayero University, Kano, or an equivalent Medical Degree from a recognized university. They should also be registered with the Nigerian Medical and Dental Council and hold a current practicing license. Additionally, candidates must have a minimum of three years of post-qualification experience in Medicine or a health-related area at the Federal, State, or Local Government Area levels. Eligibility extends to individuals employed in non-governmental organizations, engaged in occupational health services, or working in the private sector.
For Masters in Public Health, an entry written examination will be conducted, and shortlisted candidates will be interviewed to determine their eligibility.
How to Apply for BUK Postgraduate Admission
The cost of each application form, including administrative charges, is Twelve Thousand Naira (N12,000) only.
The sale and submission of Application Forms will be open from Monday, 23rd May 2022 to Monday, 31st July 2023.
To apply for BUK postgraduate programs, follow the steps outlined below:
Step 1: Visit the BUK website
Visit www.buk.edu.ng and click on the "Applications" link under the "PROSPECTIVE STUDENT" tab on the home page. Log in using your FULL NAME and select "Applying for a Postgraduate Programme." The system will generate a username and password for you. Remember to keep these credentials safe as you'll need them for the subsequent steps.
Step 2: Generate/print your BUK Personalized Payment Form (BUKPPF)
Log in to your account using the generated username and password, and generate/print your BUKPPF. The BUKPPF will reflect a non-refundable application fee of N12,000 (Twelve Thousand Naira Only). This fee can be paid using the Remita e-Payments and eCollection platform (www.remita.net). Double-check that you enter ALL the BUKPPF information correctly, including:
- Name of MDA
- Name of Service/Purpose
- Description Amount to Pay (₦)
- Registration No.
- BUKPPF ID P
- Payer's Full Name
- Payer's Email
- Payer's Phone
Step 3: Fill in the Application Form
Return to buk.edu.ng and log in with your username and password to complete the following forms:
- Application Form
- Programme Selection Form
- Personal Data Form
Step 4: Fill in the Transcript Request Form (Ph.D., M.Phil, and Academic Masters' Programs)
Candidates applying for Ph.D., M.Phil, and Academic Masters' programs must also fill in the Transcript Request Form. This form should be printed and processed at the relevant institution.
Step 5: Review the Forms and Submit
Thoroughly review all the filled forms to ensure the accuracy of the provided information. Click on 'SUBMIT' to complete the application process.
Step 6: Print the Acknowledgement Slip
Upon submission, an acknowledgement slip will be generated immediately. Print the slip and keep it safe, as it will be required during the collection of the admission letter, screening, and registration process.
For any inquiries or difficulties encountered during the application process, please send an email to [email protected], clearly stating the issue or query you have.
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