The University of Buea


The admission requirements set out below are the minimum requirements which may entitle an applicant to a place in the University for First Degree Courses.

  1. The GCE O/L, with passes in four approved subjects prior to sitting the GCE A/L
  2. One of the following requirements in the GCE A/L:
    • Two GCE/AL passes at the same sitting.
    • The BAC in the series appropriate to the intended field for specialization.
    • Candidates with other qualifications considered by Senate as the equivalent of these qualifications.
  3. Individual departments may impose additional and specific requirements.
  4. Students whose language of instruction was not English, will be required to pass a prescribed English Language test, unless they have successfully completed the Special Intensive English Language Course.
  5. Applicants are informed that for Classical programs, the registration fee paid is as defined by the Ministry of Higher Education while for Professional programs an additional tuition fee as defined by the respective faculties may also apply.
    Applicants are therefore advised to scroll on their program of interest to get the details.

Programs Currently Available for Admission

Program is not available for admission

  • Advanced School of Translators and Interpreters - ASTI
    • GENERAL STUDIES AND PROMOTION OF BILINGUALISM - GS/PB

      1. CERTIFICATE IN CONFERENCE INTERPRETATION

      2. CERTIFICATE IN TRANSLATION

    • INTERPRETATION - INT

      1. M.A. IN INTERPRETATION

      2. Pan African University Master of Arts in Conference Interpretation

      3. Postgraduate Diploma in Interpretation

    • TRANSLATION - TRA

      1. M.A. IN TRANSLATION

      2. Pan African University Master of Arts in Translation

      3. PHD IN TRANSLATION AND INTERCULTURAL STUDIES

      4. PROFESSIONAL B.A. IN TRANSLATION AND INTERCUL

  • College of Technology - COT
    • COMPUTER ENGINEERING(COT) - CENG

      1. B.Tech Computer Engineering

      2. B.Tech Computer Engineering(Networks)

      3. B.Tech Computer Engineering(Software)

      4. Hardware Maintenance

      5. Information and Communication Technology

      6. M.Tech in Software Engineering

      7. Software Engineering and Computing

    • ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING(COT) - EENG

      1. Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

      2. B.Tech Electrical and Electronic Engineering

      3. B.Tech Electrical and Electronic Engineering(Electrical Technology)

      4. B.Tech Electrical and Electronic Engineering(Telecom)

      5. Electric Power System

      6. M.Tech in Electrical Power System

      7. M.Tech in Telecommunication and Networks

      8. Telecommunication

    • MECHANICAL ENGINEERING - MET

      1. Automobile Engineering

      2. B.Tech Mechanical Engineering

      3. Coastal and Harbour Engineering

      4. Manufacturing Engineering

      5. Mechatronics

      6. Structural & Metallic Construction

      7. Thermo-Fluids Engineering

      8. Welding Technology

    • RECORDS - REC-COT

      • RECORDS COT - RCT

      • Faculty Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine - FAVM
        • AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND AGRIBUSINESS - AEA

          1. BSc Agribusiness

          2. BSc Agricultural Economics

          3. BSc Agriculture

          4. Ph.D in Agricultural Economics

          5. Professional M.Sc in Agricultural Economics

        • AGRONOMIC AND APPLIED MOLECULAR SCIENCE - AAM

          1. BSc Crop Production

          2. BSc Horticulture

          3. BSc Plant Health Management

          4. BSc Soil Science

          5. Ph.D in Crop Production

          6. Ph.D in Crop Protection

          7. Ph.D in Post-harvest Management

          8. Professional M.Sc in Crop Production

          9. Professional M.Sc in Crop Protection

          10. Professional M.Sc in Post-harvest Management

          11. Soil Science

        • ANIMAL SCIENCE - ANS

          1. B.Sc in Fisheries

          2. B.Sc. in Animal Science

          3. M.Sc in Animal Production

          4. Masters of Science in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

          5. Ph.D Animal Production

          6. Ph.D Fisheries

          7. Ph.D in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

        • Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management - FARM

          1. M.Sc in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

          2. Ph.D in Fisheries and Applied Aquaculture

          3. Ph.D in Fisheries and Aquatic Science

          4. Professional M.Sc in Fisheries and Applied Aquaculture

      • Faculty of Arts - FA
        • ENGLISH - ENG

          1. B.A. English

          2. B.A. in Literatures in English

          3. B.A. Performing and Visual Arts

          4. M.A. in African Literature

          5. M.A. in American Literature

          6. M.A. in Comparative Literature

          7. M.A. in English Language

          8. M.A. Literatures in English

          9. PhD in African Literature

          10. PhD in Comparative Literature

          11. PhD in English Language

          12. PhD in English Literature

          13. Professional Bachelor of Arts Degree in Film & Television Documentary Production

        • FRENCH - FRE

          1. B.A. English/French

          2. B.A. French

          3. Francophone Literatures

          4. M.A Bilingual Letters

          5. M.A Francophone Literatures

          6. M.A. Teaching of French as a Seond Foreign Language

          7. Ph.D French Language and Linguistics

          8. Professional Masters in Language and Communication

        • HISTORY - HIS

          1. B.A. History

          2. M.A. History

          3. PhD History

          4. Professional Masters in Heritage Sudies and Management

          5. Professional Masters in Peace Conflict and Security

        • LINGUISTICS - LIN

          1. B.A. Theoretical Linguistics

          2. M.A. Applied Linguistics

          3. M.A. Theoretical Linguistics

          4. PhD Applied Linguistics

          5. PhD Theoretical Linguistics

      • Faculty of Education - FED
        • CURRICULUM STUDIES AND TEACHING - CST

          1. B.Ed in CURRICULUM STUDIES/BIOLOGY

          2. Ph.D in Library, Archival and Information Sciences

          3. B. Ed in Curriculum Studies and Teaching-Law

          4. B.Ed in Curriculum Studies and Teaching

          5. B.Ed in Curriculum Studies and Teaching-Computer Science

          6. B.Ed in Curriculum Studies and Teaching-Geology

          7. B.Ed in Curriculum Studies and Teaching/Biology

          8. B.Ed in CURRICULUM STUDIES/CHEMISTRY

          9. B.Ed in CURRICULUM STUDIES/ECONOMICS

          10. B.Ed in CURRICULUM STUDIES/ENGLISH

          11. B.Ed in CURRICULUM STUDIES/FRENCH

          12. B.Ed in CURRICULUM STUDIES/GEOGRAPHY

          13. B.Ed in CURRICULUM STUDIES/HISTORY

          14. B.Ed in CURRICULUM STUDIES/MATHEMATICS

          15. B.Ed in CURRICULUM STUDIES/PHYSICS

          16. B.Ed in Nursery and Primary Education(DISTANCE)

          17. M.Ed in CURRICULUM STUDIES

          18. PhD in CURRICULUM STUDIES

          19. Professional Higher Education Certificate in Teaching

          20. Professional M.Sc. in library Archival and Information Science

          21. Professional Masters in Educational Technology

          22. Professional Masters in Test Measurement and Evaluation

        • EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS AND ADMINISTRATION - EFA

          1. B.Ed in Educational Foundations and Administration

          2. B.Ed in Educational Leadership

          3. M.Ed in Educational Foundations and Administr

          4. Ph.D in Educational Foundations and Administr

        • EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY - EPY

          1. B.Ed in Educational Psychology

          2. B.Ed in Guidance and Counselling

          3. B.Ed in Special Education

          4. M.Ed in Educational Psychology

          5. M.Ed in Guidance and Counselling

          6. M.Ed in Special Education

          7. Ph.D in Educational Psychology

          8. Ph.D in Guidance and Counselling

          9. Ph.D in Special Education

        • RECORDS FED - REF

        • Faculty of Engineering and Technology - FET
          • COMPUTER ENGINEERING(FET) - CEN

            1. B.Eng Computer Engineering

            2. B.Eng Computer Engineering (Network Engineering)

            3. B.Eng Computer Engineering (Software Engineering)

            4. B.Eng Computer Engineering (Telecommunication Engineering)

            5. M.Eng in Software Engineering

            6. Ph.D in Network Security and Distributed Systems

            7. Ph.D in Softwarre Engineering

          • ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING(FET) - EEN

            1. B.Eng Electrical and Electronic Engineering

            2. B.Eng Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Power Systems Engineering)

            3. B.Eng Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Telecommunication Engineering)

            4. M.Eng in Power Systems

            5. M.Eng in Telecommunications and Networks

            6. Ph.D in Power Systems Engineering

            7. Ph.D in Telecommunication and Network Engineering

            8. Professional Masters of Science in Petroleum Engineering

        • Faculty of Health Sciences - FHS
          • MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE - MLS

            1. B.Sc. in Biomedical Science

            2. Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Sciences (BMLS)

            3. Ph.D in Chemical Pathology

            4. Ph.D in Medical Microbiology and Parasitology

            5. Professional M.Sc in Medical Microbiology and Parasitology

            6. Professional Masters in Chemical Pathology

          • MEDICINE - MED

            1. Doctor of Dental Surgery

            2. Doctor of Medicine

            3. Doctor of Pharmacy

          • NURSING - NUR

            1. Bachelor of Nursing Sciences (BNS)

            2. B.Sc. in Midwifery

            3. Masters in Medico-Surgical Nursing

            4. Professional Masters in Nursing Education (MNE)

          • PUBLIC HEALTH AND HYGIENE - PHH

            1. BSc. Food Science and Nutrition

            2. Ph.D in Public Health

            3. Professional Masters in Public Health(MPH)

          • RECORDS FHS - RECFHS

          • Faculty of Laws and Political Science - FLPS
            • Department of English Law - LAW

              1. LL.B Law*

              2. LL.M in Business Law

              3. LL.M in International Law

              4. Ph.D in Law

              5. Professional LL.M in Human Rights and Development

            • Department of French Private Law - FPL

              1. LL.B French Private Law

            • Department of Political Science and Comparattive Politics - POS

              1. B.Sc Political Science*

              2. Masters of Science in Political Science

              3. Ph.D in Political Science

            • Department of Public Law and Public Administration - PUL-PUA

              1. B.Sc in Public Administration

              2. LL.B in Public Law

              3. Masters in Public Law

              4. Masters of Science in Public Administration

              5. Ph.D in Public Administration

              6. Professional Masters in Local Government and Administration

              7. Professional Masters in Public Administration

            • Dpt of International Relations and Conflict Resolutions - IRC

              1. B.Sc in Conflict Resolution

              2. B.Sc in International Relations

              3. Ph.D in Conflict Resolution

              4. Professional Masters in Conflict Resolution and Security

          • Faculty of Science - FS
            • BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY - BMB

              1. B.Sc Biochemistry

              2. BSc in Biochemistry and Clinical Laboratory T

              3. BSc in Medical Laboratory Technology

              4. BSc in Molecular Biology

              5. M.Sc in Biochemistry

              6. PhD in Biochemistry

              7. Professional BSc Biochemistry and Molecular B

              8. Professional M.Sc in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

              9. Professional M.Sc in Molecular Epidemiology and Diagnostic Science

            • BOTANY AND PLANT PHYSIOLOGY - BPP

              1. B.Sc Botany

              2. B.Sc Life Sciences

              3. BSc in Horticulture

              4. M.Sc in Botany

              5. PhD in Botany

              6. Professional Masters in Wetland Ecology and Management

              7. Professional MSc Crop Protection

            • CHEMISTRY - CHM

              1. B.Sc Chemistry

              2. BSc in Chemical Process Technology

              3. BSc in Chemistry and Clinical Laboratory Tech

              4. BSc in Material Science and Technology

              5. BSc in Pharmaceutical Chemistry

              6. M.Sc in Chemistry

              7. PhD in Chemistry

              8. Professional Masters in Industrial Chemistry.

            • COMPUTER SCIENCE - CSC

              1. B.Sc Computer Science

              2. M.Sc in Computer Science

              3. PhD Computer Science

            • ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE - ENV

              1. Professional Masters in Disaster and Risk Management

              2. B.Sc Environmental Science

              3. Ph.D in Natural Resources and Environmental Management(NaREM)

              4. Professional M.Sc in Natural Resources and Environmental Management

              5. Professional MSc in Natural Resource and Environmental Management

            • GEOLOGY - GLY

              1. B.Sc Geology

              2. BSc in Petroleum Technology

              3. MSc in Applied Geology

              4. PhD in Applied Geology

              5. Phd in Geology

            • MATHEMATICS - MAT

              1. B.Sc Mathematics

              2. MSc Mathematics

              3. PhD Mathematics

            • MICROBIOLOGY AND PARASITOLOGY - MCP

              1. B.Sc Microbiology

              2. BSc in Clinical Laboratory Technology

              3. BSc in Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases

              4. BSc in Parasitology

              5. M.Sc in Molecular Parasitology and Vector Biology

              6. MSc in Microbiology

              7. Ph.D in Cellular and Molecular Parasitology

              8. PhD in Microbiology

              9. Professional M.Sc in Field Epidemiology

              10. Professional MSc in Epidemiology and Control of Infectious Diseases

            • PHYSICS - PHY

              1. B.Sc Applied Physics

              2. B.Sc Physics

              3. BSc in Electronics

              4. MSc Physics

              5. PhD Physics

            • RECORDS SCIENCE - RCS

              • ZOOLOGY AND ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY - ZAP

                1. Animal Production

                2. B.Sc Zoology

                3. Fisheries

                4. Fisheries and Animal Production

                5. Fisheries and Animal Production

                6. M.Sc Zoology (Options: Animal Physiology, Entomology and Parasitology

                7. PhD Zoology

                8. Professional BSc in Zoology and Clinical Laboratory

                9. Void

            • Faculty of Social and Management Sciences - FSMS
              • BANKING AND FINANCE - BNF

                1. B.Sc BANKING AND FINANCE

                2. M.Sc BANKING AND FINANCE

                3. Ph.D IN BANKING AND FINANCE

              • ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT - ECN

                1. B.Sc ACCOUNTING

                2. B.Sc ECONOMICS

                3. B.Sc ENTREPRENEURSHIP

                4. B.Sc MARKETING

                5. M.Sc ACCOUNTING

                6. M.Sc ECONOMICS

                7. Ph.D BANKING AND FINANCE

                8. PH.D IN ACCOUNTING

                9. Ph.D in Economics

                10. Professional MBA in Accounting and Finance

                11. Professional MBA in Banking and Finance

                12. Professional MBA in Management

                13. Professional MBA in Marketing

                14. Professional MBA in Project Management

              • GEOGRAPHY - GEO

                1. B.Sc GEOGRAPHY

                2. M.Sc GEOGRAPHY

                3. Ph.D in Geography

                4. Professional Masters in Urban and Regional Planning

              • JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATION - JMC

                1. B.Sc JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATION

                2. M.Sc JOURNALISM

                3. Ph.D MASS COMMUNICATIONS

                4. Professional Masters in Corporate Communication

              • LAW - LAW

                1. BARRISTER AT LAW (B.L)

                2. LL.B LAW

                3. LL.M BUSINESS LAW

                4. LL.M INTERBATIONAL LAW

                5. LL.M LAW

                6. Ph.D LAW

              • MANAGEMENT - MGT

                1. B.Sc Management

                2. M.Sc MANAGEMENT

                3. Ph.D in Management

              • POLITICAL SCIENCE - PSP

                1. B.Sc Political Science

                2. M.Sc in Public Administration

                3. M.Sc Political Science

                4. Ph.D in Political Science

                5. Ph.D in Public Administration

                6. Professional Masters in Public Administration(MPA)

              • RECORDS SMS - RECSMS

                • SOCIOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY - SOC/ANT

                  1. B.Sc SOCIOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY

                  2. M.Sc SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY

                  3. M.Sc SOCIOLOGY

                  4. Ph.D in Sociology

                • WOMEN AND GENDER STUDIES - WGS

                  1. Double Major in Women's Studies with Accountancy

                  2. Double Major in Women's studies with Banking and Finance

                  3. Double Major in Women's Studies with Econimics

                  4. Double Major in Women's Studies with Journalism and Mass Communication

                  5. Double Major in Women's Studies with Law

                  6. Double Major in Women's Studies with Management

                  7. Double Major in Women's Studies with Sociology

                  8. M.Sc Women and Gender Studies

                  9. Ph.D Gender and Development

                  10. Women's and Gender Studies

              • Higher Technical Teachers Training College - HTTTC
                • ADMINISTRATIVE TECHNIQUES - ADT

                  1. DIPET I Information and Communication Technologies

                  2. DIPET I Information Management and Communication

                  3. DIPET II Information and Communication Technologies

                  4. DIPET II Information Management and Communication

                  5. HND in Bilingual Secretarial Studies

                  6. HND in Executive Secretarial Studies

                  7. HND in Human Resource Managemt

                  8. HND in Public Services and Administration

                  9. M.Tech in Information Management and Communication

                  10. Ph.D in in Information Management and Communication

                  11. Professional B.Tech in Executive Secretarial Studies

                • AGRICULTURE - AGR

                  1. DIPET II Agriculture

                  2. HND in Agricultural Economics and Management

                  3. HND in Agricultural Engineering

                  4. HND in Food Safety and Quality Control

                  5. HND in Food Technology

                  6. HND in Rural Development, Planning and Administration

                  7. Professional B.Tech in Agricultural Extension and Rural Development

                  8. Professional B.Tech in Agronomy

                  9. Professional B.Tech in Animal Production

                  10. Professional B.Tech in Food Technology

                • CIVIL ENGINEERING & FORESTRY TECHNIQUES - CFT

                  1. DIPET I Building Construction

                  2. DIPET I Woodwork

                  3. DIPET II Building Construction

                  4. DIPET II Wood Science and Technology

                  5. HND in Civil Engineering Design

                  6. HND in Plumbing

                  7. HND in Tiling

                  8. HND in Urban Planning & Surveying

                  9. HND in Wood Work

                  10. M.Tech in Civil Engineering

                  11. M.Tech in Environmental Technology

                  12. Professional B.Tech in Environmental Technology

                  13. Professional B.Tech in Woodwork

                  14. Professional B.Tech in Building & Structural Engineering

                • COMPUTER SCIENCE - CSCHT

                  1. DIPET I - Industrial Computing

                  2. DIPET I Fundamental Computer Sciences

                  3. DIPET I Information Technology

                  4. DIPET II - Industrial Computing

                  5. DIPET II Fundamental Computer Sciences

                  6. DIPET II Information and Communication Technologies

                  7. DIPET II Information Technology

                  8. HND in Hardware and Maintenance

                  9. HND in Information & Communication Technology

                  10. HND in Software Engineering and Computing

                  11. M.Tech in Applied Information Technology

                  12. Professional B.Tech in Information and Communication Technology

                • ELECTRICAL & POWER ENGINEERING - EPE

                  1. DIPET I Electronics

                  2. DIPET I Electrotechnics

                  3. DIPET II Electronics

                  4. DIPET II Electrotechnics

                  5. HND in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

                  6. HND in Audio-Visuals and Graphic Communication

                  7. HND in Electrical Power Systems

                  8. HND in Telecommunications

                  9. M.Tech in Electrical and Power Engineering

                  10. Professional B.Tech in Electrical Engineering

                • GUIDANCE COUNSELING - GDC

                  1. DIPCO in Guidance Counselling

                  2. M.Ed in Counselling and Differential Psychology

                  3. Professional B.Tech in Counseling and Organizational Pychology

                • LAW - LAWHT

                  1. DIPET I law

                  2. DIPET II LAW

                  3. HND in Judicial Career

                  4. M.Tech in Law

                  5. Professional B.Tech. in Law

                • MANAGEMENT SCIENCES - MGT

                  1. DIPET I - Management

                  2. DIPET I Accountancy

                  3. DIPET I Marketing

                  4. DIPET I Real Estate Management I

                  5. DIPET II Accountancy

                  6. DIPET II Marketing

                  7. DIPET II Real Estate Management II

                  8. HND in ACCOUNTANCY

                  9. HND in BANKING AND FINANCE

                  10. HND in INSURANCE

                  11. HND in MANAGEMENT

                  12. HND in MARKETING

                  13. M.Tech in Development and Finance

                  14. M.Tech in Finance and Investment

                  15. Professional B.Tech in Business Management

                  16. Professional B.Tech in Insurance

                  17. Professional B.Tech in Marketing

                  18. Professional B.Tech in Accounting

                  19. Professional B.Tech in Banking and Finance

                • MECHANICAL ENGINEERING - MEE

                  1. DIPET I Automobile Mechanics

                  2. DIPET I Mechanical Manufacturing

                  3. DIPET II Automobile Mechanics

                  4. DIPET II Mechanical Design

                  5. DIPET II Mechanical Manufacturing

                  6. DIPTE I Mechanical Design

                  7. HND in Automotive Mechanics and Maintenance

                  8. HND in Mechanical Fabrication

                  9. M.Tech in Mechanical and Production Engineering

                  10. Professional B.Tech in Construction of Metal Structures

                  11. Professional B.Tech in Mechanical and Production Engineering

                • RECORDS HTTTC - RHT

                  • RENEWABLE ENERGY - REN

                    1. DIPET I Renewable Energy

                    2. DIPET II Solar Energy

                    3. HND in Renewable Energy

                    4. M.Tech in Renewable Energy

                    5. Professional B.Tech in Renewable Energy

                  • SCIENCE OF EDUCATION - SED

                    1. DIPET II Science of Education

                    2. HND in Didactics, Educational Planning & Curriculum Development

                    3. M.Ed in Educational Administration and Planning

                    4. Professional B.Tech in Science of Education

                  • SOCIAL ECONOMY & FAMILY MANAGEMENT - SEF

                    1. DIPET I Fashion, Clothing and Textile

                    2. DIPET I Home Economics

                    3. DIPET II Fashion, Clothing and Textile

                    4. DIPET II Home Economics

                    5. HND in Bakery and Food Processing

                    6. HND in Fashion Design, Clothing and Textiles

                    7. HND in Food Management and catering

                    8. HND in Food Technology

                    9. M.Tech in Home Economics

                    10. M.Tech in Textile and Clothing Technology

                    11. Ph.D in Fashion, Clothing and Textile

                    12. Ph.D in Home Economics

                    13. Professional B.Tech in Bakery & Food Processing

                    14. Professional B.Tech in Textiles & Clothing Technology

                  • TOPOGRAPHY & REAL ESTATE MANAGEMENT - TRE

                    1. DIPET I Real Estate Management

                    2. DIPET I Topography

                    3. DIPET II Real Estate Management

                    4. DIPET II Topography

                    5. Professional B.Tech in Geomatic Engineering

                    6. Professional B.Tech in Public Works and Surveying

                  • TOURISM & HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT - THM

                    1. DIPET I Hotel Management

                    2. DIPET I Tourism

                    3. DIPET II Hotel Management

                    4. DIPET II Tourism

                    5. HND in Travel Agency, Tourism & Operations Management

                    6. M.Tech in Tourism,Logistics and Hospitality Management

                    7. Ph.D in Tourism

                    8. Professional B.Tech in Restuarant and Food Service Management

                    9. Professional B.Tech in Tourism Operations

                    10. Professional IATA Diploma in Travel and Tourism Foundation IATA

                • System Management - SYM
                  • SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION - SYA

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