Postgraduate Programmes

Posgraduate ABU Business School programmes are available at PhD, MPhil, MSc and PGD levels. Please check application forms for PG programmes at the School of Postgraduate Studies (SPGS) application forms portal:


UG Programme

Our B. Sc. Actuarial Science & Insurance undergraduate degree programme is one of the current six(6) departments that constitute the ABU Business School. Our focus is centered on Teaching and Research in Actuarial Science & Insurance and Other related fields.


Contact Us

We would love to hear from you concerning any complaints or suggestions you might have to enable the Department serve you better. Please call us or send an email to the contact below:

Phone: +2348028385782

Current HoD

Dr. Idris Ahmed Aliyu

HoD, Department of Actuarial Science & Insurance

Welcome Message

With the highest level of elation, I welcome you to the Department of Actuarial Science and Insurance, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. Our main objective as a department is to produce intellectually sound Actuarial Science/Insurance graduates that can meet the changing needs of the Nigerian financial industry. The Department was created in 31st May 2018, to offer a 4-year bachelor degree programme in both Actuarial Science and Insurance. Though the department was newly created, the Actuarial Science Degree Programme has been around since 1975 as an area of specialization in the old Department of Business Administration. On the Insurance degree, the programme has begun since 2013/2014 academic session and the first in Northern part of the country. The two programmes have produced hundreds of graduates that currently work in insurance, pension and other related industries. The department prides itself with a team of very dedicated academics who place high premium on teaching and research. To achieve professional excellence, we have a history of cordial relation with our students. We wish you a happy stay in the department.

The Academics

Mission, Vision and Philosophy


To be a leading hub of Actuarial and Insurance knowledge and expertise, providing unique solutions to problem of risks in Nigeria and the world.


To produce graduates of highest academic repute capable of meeting the dynamic needs of pension, insurance and other related financial industries in the 21st century, while fostering sound intellectual culture in an academic-rich environment.


To produce the necessary human capital that will be able to compete, manage and perform productively in the insurance, pension and other related industries, considered to be the main pillars of economic development in Nigeria.