Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission to the following Postgraduate Diplomas, Masters and Doctor of Philosophy Degree Programmes at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria.
Department of Electrical/ Electronics PHD Only Electrical/ Electronics PGD Biological Sciences Department of Chemistry (M.Sc. and Ph.D.) Industrial Chemistry Analytical Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry Organic Chemistry Physical Chemistry Department of Computer Science (M.Sc, Ph.D and PGD)Computer Science MICT Information and Communication Technology Department of Mathematics (Ph.d Only) Mathematics Department of Microbiology (M.Sc. and Ph.d.) Environmental Microbiology Food & Industrial Microbiology Medical Microbiology & Pubic Health Agricultural Microbiology & Biotechnology Department of Physics (M.Sc. and Ph.d.) Environmental Physics Radiation and Health Physics Condensed Matter Physics Solid Earth Physics/ Geophysics Theoretical Physics Department ofStatistics (M.Sc. and Ph.d.) Statistics Applied Statistics Biometry PGD Part Time Statistics
A. COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURAL MANAGEMENT AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT (COLAMRUD)
Department of Agricultural Economics and Farm Management (M.Agric and Ph.d) Agric. Economics MBA Agric Business Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development (M.Agric and Ph.D) Subject Matter Extension M.Agric only Agric Communication Department of General Studies M.Sc. Communication Development PGD Communication Studies
D. COLLEGE OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (COLERM)
Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries Management (MAF and Ph.D) Aquaculture Fish Nutrition Fish Pathology Fisheries Management PGD: Aquaculture and Fisheries Mgt. Nutrition & Fisheries Mgt. Department of Environmental Management and Toxicology MEMP Environmental Management and Protection MEM Environmental Management(Professional) Ph.D. Environmental Management Environmental Toxicology Department of Forestry and Wildlife Management (M.F. and Ph.D) Agro-Forestry Forest Ecology and Conservation Forestry Biometry Forestry Economics and Management. MWM and Ph.D Wildlife Domestication and Production. Wildlife Management. Wildlife Park Planning & Recreational Devt. MWS and Ph.D Pulp and Paper Wood Protection & Utilization Ph.D. Only Forest OperationsDepartment of Water Resource Management (M.Sc. and Ph.D) Agrometerology Water Resources Management Water Safety ManagementAgrohydrology Hydrometeorology Climate Change and Food Security
B. COLLEGE OF ANIMAL SCIENCE AND LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION (COLANIM)
Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics (M.Agric and Ph.D) Animal Biotechnology Animal Breeding and Genetics PGD Poultry Breeding, Artificial Insemination and Hatchery Management Department of Animal Nutrition (M.Agric and Ph.d) Monogastric Animal Nutrition Ruminant Animal Nutrition PGD: Livestock Feed Resources Department of Animal Productionand Health (M. Agric. and Ph.D) Ruminant Production Non-Ruminant Production Livestock Systems PGD: Small Ruminant Production Beef Dairy Production Meat Processing and Packaging Poultry Production Pig Production Rabbit Production Department of Animal Physiology (M.Agric and Ph.D) Animal Physiology PGD Animal Physiology Department of Pasture and Range Management (M. Agric. and Ph.D) Pasture Production and Management. Range Management. PGD: Pasture Production
G. COLLEGE OF PLANT SCIENCE (COLPLANT)
Department of Crop Protection and Crop Production (M.Agric and Ph.D) Crop Protection (Entomology) Crop Protection (Nematology) Crop Protection (Pathology) Department of Horticulture (M.Agric and Ph.D) Horticulture & Land Management PGD: Horticulture Department of Plant Breeding and Seed Technology (M.Agric and Ph.D) Plant Breeding Seed Science and Technology Department of Plant Physiology and Crop Protection (M.Agric and Ph.D) Crop Physiology Crop Production Weed Science PGD Crop Production Technology Department of Soil Science and Land Management (M.Agric and Ph.D) Soil Chemistry Soil Physics Soil Fertility Soil Mineralogy Soil Conservation & Management Soil Microbiology& Biochemistry Pedology Environmental Soil Science Land Use Planning & Management PGD Soil Management and Land Use Planning
E. COLLEGE OF FOOD SCIENCE AND HUMAN ECOLOGY (COLFHEC)
Department of Food Science and Technology (M.Sc. and Ph.D) Food QualityControl & Assurance Food Engineering Food Microbiology & Biotechnology Food Processing & Storage Technology Department of Nutrition and Dietetics (M.Sc. and Ph.D.) Nutrition & Dietetics Department of Home Science and Management (M.Sc. and Ph.D) Clothing & Textile M.Sc only Human Development & Family Studies
C. COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING (COLENG)
Department of Agricultural Engineering (M.Eng and Ph.D) Farm Power and Machinery Soil and Water Engineering Processing and Storage EngineeringFarm Building and Structure PGD Agricultural Engineering Department of Civil Engineering (M.Eng and Ph.D) Highway & Traffic Engineering Structural Engineering Water Resources & Environmental Engineering
F. COLLEGE OF NATURAL SCIENCE (COLNAS)
Department of Biochemistry Ph.D. only Biochemistry Department of Biological Sciences (M.Sc. and Ph.D.) Botany (Plant Physiology) Botany (Plant Taxonomy) Botany (Cytology & Cytogenetics) Botany (Plant Pathology) Botany (Plant Anatomy) Zoology (Animal Physiology) Zoology (Entomology) Zoology (Parasitology)
H. COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE (COLVET)
(M.VSc and Ph.D) Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Microbiology Veterinary Theriogenology
To be eligible for admission to the Postgraduate Diploma Programme, candidates must be first degree holders in a relevant discipline from any recognized University. In general, all applicants must satisfy basic UME/UTME requirements for Bachelor’s degree. Holders of HND, Upper Credit and above, with a minimum of 4 years post-qualification experience could also apply. Candidates for Masters Degree Programme, must be graduates of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta or any other University recognized by the Senate and shall normally have obtained a minimum of Second Class (Upper Division) degree, (with a Cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.50 on a scale of 5.00) in relevant field. However, candidates with Second Class Lower Degree with a minimum Grade Point Average of 3.0 on a scale of 5.0 in relevant field may be considered. Candidates for MICT programme should possess Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science or B.Sc. Physical Sciences/Engineering and Allied Disciplines. Prior computing or IT exposure is beneficial but not essential. To be eligible for admission to the MBA (Agric-Business) degree programme, candidates must be holders of Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University or HND (Upper Credit minimum) with a PostgraduateDiploma in any discipline. MEMP, MEM & MEMP/Ph.D applicants must havecredit in English, Maths, Biology, Chemistry and Physics at Senior School Certificate Level. MEM is a three-semester terminal/professional programme designed for captains of industries with at least five years of cognate experience, while MEMP is an academic Master’s degree. To be eligible for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy degree programme, candidates must have obtained a Master’s degree from FUNAAB or its equivalent from any other University recognized by Senate. Holders of oneyear degree of Master’s are expected to undergo a conversion examination after the first session before proceeding to a Ph.D programme.
Ph. D (Doctor of Philosophy) Degree Programme: MASTERS PROGRAMMES: PGD PROGRAMMES: Full time (FT) Part Time (PT) Full time(FT) Part time (PT) Full Time (FT) Part Time (PT) 6 Semesters 8 Semesters 4 Semesters Minimum & Maximum of 8 Semesters 8 Semesters Minimum& Maximum of 12 Semesters 2 Semesters 4 Semesters
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Applicants should visit the PG Application portal ( pg.funaab.edu.ng) to generate an invoice to take to any branch of Zenith Bank (Account Number: 6014017533) for payment of a non-refundable fee of Fifteen Thousand Naira (N15,000) only exclusive of Bank Charges, before completing his/her application.
Applicants from outside Nigeria should Pay $100 (USD) into domiciliary accounts; GTBank: 058174218, Swift Code: GTBINGLA and UBA: 033170554, Swift Code: UNAFNGLA.
You will be asked to upload the telex copy to access the onlineapplication form. Candidates should request their respective institutions to forward transcripts directly to the Secretary, Postgraduate School, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria, West Africa (The Department of choice should be written on the top left corner of the envelope).
Applicants are requested to submit their respective downloaded application, teller and photocopies of their credentials to the Secretary, PGS. Closing date for online Submission of Application for Masters and PGD programmes is Friday October 18, 2013. Application for Ph.D. is open all year round. Successful applicants will be contacted by e-mail or telephone.
Mr. Mathew O. AYOOLA (JP)
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