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. M.A. IN INTERPRETATION (ENGLISH A, FRENCH B)

      3. M.A. IN INTERPRETATION (FRENCH A, ENGLISH B)

      4. Pan African University Master of Arts in Conference Interpretation

      5. Postgraduate Diploma in Interpretation

    • TRANSLATION - TRA

      1. M.A. IN TRANSLATION

      2. M.A. IN TRANSLATION (ENGLISH A, FRENCH B)

      3. M.A. IN TRANSLATION (FRENCH A, ENGLISH B, SPANISH C)

      4. M.A. IN TRANSLATION (FRENCH A, ENGLISH B, GERMAN C)

      5. M.A. IN TRANSLATION (FRENCH  A, ENGLISH B)

      6. Pan African University Master of Arts in Translation

  • 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. 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. Telecommunication

    • MECHANICAL ENGINEERING - MET

      1. B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering(Automobile Engineering)

      2. B.Tech Mechanical Engineering

      3. B.Tech Mechanical Engineering(Coastal and Harbour Engineering)

      4. B.Tech Mechanical Engineering(Manufacturing Engineering)

      5. B.Tech Mechanical Engineering(Mechatronics)

      6. Mechanical Fabrication

      7. Structural & Metallic Construction

      8. Thermo-Fluids Engineering

      9. 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

        • AGRONOMIC AND APPLIED MOLECULAR SCIENCE - AAM

          1. BSc Crop Production

          2. BSc Horticulture

          3. BSc Plant Health Management

          4. BSc Soil Science

          5. 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 Fisheries

          6. Ph.D in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

        • Department of Food Science and Technology - FSC

          1. B.Sc in Food Science and Technology

        • Department of Forestry and Wildlife - FOW

          1. B.Sc in Forestry and Wildlife

        • Department of Verterinary Medicine - DVM

          1. B.Sc in Veterinary Medicine

        • Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management - FARM

          1. M.Sc in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

      • Faculty of Arts - FA
        • ENGLISH - ENG

          1. M.A. in American Literature

          2. M.A. in Comparative Literature

          3. M.A. Literatures in English

          4. PhD in Comparative Literature

          5. PhD in English Literature

        • FRENCH - FRE

          1. B.A. French

          2. Francophone Literatures

        • HISTORY - HIS

          1. Professional Masters in Peace Conflict and Security

        • LINGUISTICS - LIN

          1. M.A. Theoretical Linguistics

          2. PhD Applied Linguistics

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

          1. B.Ed in Curriculum Studies and Teaching

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

        • EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS AND ADMINISTRATION - EFA

          1. B.Ed in Educational Foundations and Administration

        • EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY - EPY

          1. B.Ed in Guidance and Counselling

          2. M.Ed in Guidance and Counselling

        • 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)

          • 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. Professional Masters of Science in Petroleum Engineering

        • Faculty of Health Sciences - FHS
          • Biomedical Sciences - BMS

            1. B.Sc. in Biomedical Science

          • MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE - MLS

            1. Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Sciences (BMLS)

          • 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

          • PUBLIC HEALTH AND HYGIENE - PHH

            1. BSc. Food Science and Nutrition

          • RECORDS FHS - RECFHS

          • Faculty of Laws and Political Science - FLPS
            • Department of Civil Law - FLP

            • Department of English Law - LAW

              1. Ph.D in Law

            • Department of Political Science and Comparattive Politics - POS

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

            • Dpt of International Relations and Conflict Resolutions - IRC

              1. M.Sc in Conflict Resolution

              2. M.Sc in International Relations

              3. Ph.D in Conflict Resolution

          • Faculty of Science - FS
            • ANIMAL BIOLOGY - ZAP

              1. Animal Production

              2. Fisheries

              3. Fisheries and Animal Production

              4. Fisheries and Animal Production

              5. Professional BSc in Zoology and Clinical Laboratory

              6. Void

            • BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY - BMB

              1. BSc in Biochemistry and Clinical Laboratory T

              2. BSc in Medical Laboratory Technology

              3. BSc in Molecular Biology

              4. Professional BSc Biochemistry and Molecular B

            • CHEMISTRY - CHM

              1. BSc in Chemical Process Technology

              2. BSc in Chemistry and Clinical Laboratory Tech

              3. BSc in Material Science and Technology

              4. BSc in Pharmaceutical Chemistry

            • COMPUTER SCIENCE - CSC

              1. M.Sc in Computer Science

              2. PhD Computer Science

            • ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE - ENV

              1. Professional MSc in Natural Resource and Environmental Management

            • GEOLOGY - GLY

              1. BSc in Petroleum Technology

              2. PhD in Applied Geology

              3. Phd in Geology

            • MATHEMATICS - MAT

            • MICROBIOLOGY AND PARASITOLOGY - MCP

              1. BSc in Clinical Laboratory Technology

              2. BSc in Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases

              3. Professional M.Sc in Field Epidemiology

            • PHYSICS - PHY

              1. BSc in Electronics

            • PLANT SCIENCE - BPP

              1. B.Sc Life Sciences

              2. BSc in Horticulture

              3. Professional MSc Crop Protection

            • RECORDS SCIENCE - RCS

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

              • ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT - ECN

                1. B.Sc ENTREPRENEURSHIP

                2. B.Sc MARKETING

                3. M.Sc ACCOUNTING

                4. M.Sc ECONOMICS

                5. PH.D IN ACCOUNTING

              • GEOGRAPHY - GEO

              • JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATION - JMC

                1. Ph.D MASS COMMUNICATIONS

              • 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

              • 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. Ph.D in Sociology

                • WOMEN AND GENDER STUDIES - WGS

                  1. M.Sc Women and Gender Studies

                  2. Ph.D Gender and Development

                  3. 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 (Duration, one year)

                  10. M.Tech in Information Management and Communication (Duration, two years)

                  11. Ph.D in in Information Management and Communication

                  12. 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. M.Tech in Agricultural Extension and Rural Development (Duration:One year)

                  8. M.Tech in Agricultural Extension and Rural Development (Duration:two years)

                  9. M.Tech in Animal Production (Duration,One year)

                  10. M.Tech in Animal Production (Duration:Two years)

                  11. M.Tech in Crop Production (Duration:One year)

                  12. M.Tech in Crop Production (Duration:Two years)

                  13. Professional B. Tech in Crop Production

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

                  15. Professional B.Tech in Agronomy

                  16. Professional B.Tech in Animal Production

                  17. 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 (Duration, one year)

                  11. M.Tech in Civil Engineering (Duration, two years)

                  12. M.Tech in Environmental Technology (Duration, one year)

                  13. M.Tech in Environmental Technology (Duration, two years)

                  14. M.Tech in Wood Science and Technology (Duration: One year)

                  15. M.Tech in Wood Science and Technology (Duration: Two years)

                  16. Professional B.Tech in Environmental Technology

                  17. Professional B.Tech in Woodwork

                  18. 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 (Duration one year)

                  12. M.Tech in Applied Information Technology (Duration two years)

                  13. 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 (Duration, one year)

                  10. M.Tech in Electrical and Power Engineering (Duration, two years)

                  11. Professional B.Tech in Electrical Engineering

                • GUIDANCE COUNSELING - GDC

                  1. DIPCO in Guidance Counselling

                  2. M.Ed in Counselling and Differential Psychology (Duration, one year)

                  3. M.Ed in Counselling and Differential Psychology (Duration, two years)

                  4. Professional B.Tech in Counseling and Organizational Psychology

                • LAW - LAWHT

                  1. DIPET I law

                  2. DIPET II LAW

                  3. HND in Judicial Career

                  4. M.Tech in Law (Duration, one year)

                  5. M.Tech in Law (Duration, two years)

                  6. 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 Brand and Marketing Communication (Duration:One year)

                  14. M.Tech in Brand and Marketing Communication (Duration:Two years)

                  15. M.Tech in Development Finance (Duration two years)

                  16. M.Tech in Development Finance (Duration,one year)

                  17. M.Tech in Finance and Investment (Duration, one year)

                  18. M.Tech in Finance and Investment (Duration, two years)

                  19. M.Tech in Strategic Development and Innovation (Duration: One year

                  20. M.Tech in Strategic Development and Innovation (Duration: Two years

                  21. Professional B.Tech in Business Management

                  22. Professional B.Tech in Insurance

                  23. Professional B.Tech in Marketing

                  24. Professional B.Tech in Accounting

                  25. 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 Material Science and Technology (Duration: One year)

                  10. M.Tech in Material Science and Technology (Duration: Two year)

                  11. M.Tech in Mechanical and Production Engineering (Duration, one years)

                  12. M.Tech in Mechanical and Production Engineering (Duration, two years)

                  13. M.Tech in Production Management (Duration: One Year)

                  14. M.Tech in Production Management (Duration: Two years)

                  15. Professional B.Tech in Construction of Metal Structures

                  16. 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 (Duration, one year)

                    5. M.Tech in Renewable Energy (Duration, two years)

                    6. 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 (Duration, two years)

                    4. M.Ed in Educational Administration and Planning (Duration,one year)

                    5. 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 ( Duration: One year)

                    10. M.Tech in Home Economics ( Duration: Two years)

                    11. M.Tech in Textile and Clothing Technology (Duration, one year)

                    12. M.Tech in Textile and Clothing Technology (Duration, Two years)

                    13. Ph.D in Fashion, Clothing and Textile

                    14. Ph.D in Home Economics

                    15. Professional B.Tech in Bakery & Food Processing

                    16. 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 Event Planning and Development (Duration: One year)

                    7. M.Tech in Event Planning and Development (Duration: Two years)

                    8. M.Tech in Hotel and Food Service Management(Duration two years)

                    9. M.Tech in Hotel and Food Service Management(Duration: one year)

                    10. M.Tech in Tourism,Logistics and Hospitality Management (Duration,one year)

                    11. M.Tech in Tourism,Logistics and Hospitality Management (Duration,two years)

                    12. Ph.D in Hotel and Food Service Managment

                    13. Ph.D in Tourism

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

                    15. Professional B.Tech in Tourism Operations

                    16. Professional IATA Diploma in Travel and Tourism Foundation IATA

                • System Management - SYM
                  • SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION - SYA

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