List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In FUNAAB

The management of Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta has published the list of accredited PG courses offered in the institution for interested candidates who must have selected the school as their preferred choices of institution during their UTME registration.

In this post, aside listing all Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta PG courses available in the institution, I will also be guiding you through their entry admission requirements as well as all you need to know before selecting a course of study in FUNAAB.

Below is the list of what to look out for before choosing a course in FUNAAB.

  1. The FUNAABPG Admission Requirements;
  2. The Duration of programmes
  3. The availability of your programme

The above are the 3 most important factors that can determine if you will be admitted to study your chosen course in FUNAAB or not.

List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In FUNAAB 1

I will breakdown the above 3 factors before listing the following according to the faculties they are categorized at FUNAAB.

  • List of all PGD programmes offered in FUNAAB.
  • List of all Masters degree programmes offered in FUNAAB.
  • List of all Ph.D programmes available in FUNAAB.

Now I will breakdown the 3 factors that you must take cognizance of when searching for PG courses offered in FUNAAB.

List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In FUNAAB

Human Resource Management

Organizational Dynamics

Department of Agricultural Economics and

Farm Management

M.Sc., Agricultural Economics (Professional)-Weekend M. Agric.& Ph.D., Agricultural Economics with options in:

Agribusiness Management and Finance

Agricultural Development and Policy Analysis

Agricultural Marketing and International Trade

Consumer Welfare and Food Economics

Cooperative Development

Environmental and Resource Economics

Production Economics and Farm Management

 

Master’s in Business Administration (Weekend)

 

Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development PGD (Weekend)

Agricultural Extension and Rural Development

Gender Development Studies

 

M.Sc. (Professional)-Weekend

Rural Sociology and Community Development

Gender Development Studies

 

Agric. & Ph.D

Agricultural Extension and Innovation Studies

Agriculture and Rural Development Studies

Agricultural Communication

Agricultural Extension System Management

Subject Matter Extension

 

Department of Communication and General Studies PGD

Communication Studies

Peace and Strategic Studies

Professional Ethics

Library and Information Studies

 

M.Sc. (Professional) PMCS Weekend

Communication Studies

Security and Intelligence Studies

Peace and Strategic Studies

 

M.Sc. (Academic)

Communication Studies

Peace and Strategic Studies

Professional Ethics

Library and Information Studies

Security and Intelligence Studies

 

Ph.D, Communication Studies

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 Production and Health (M.Agric. and Ph.D)

Ruminant Production

Non-Ruminant Production

Livestock System

 

PGD

Small Ruminant Production

Beef and Dairy Cattle Production

Meat Processing and Packaging

Poultry Production

Pig Production

Rabbit Production

 

Department of Animal Physiology (M.Agric and Ph.D.)

Animal Physiology

Department of Pasture and Range Management (M.Agric. and Ph.D)

Pasture Production and Management

Range Management.

PGD

Pasture Production

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING (COLENG)

Department of Agricultural Engineering (M.Eng and Ph.D)

Farm Power and Machinery

Soil and Water Engineering

Processing and Storage Engineering

PGD

Agricultural Engineering

Department of Civil Engineering (M.Eng and Ph.D)

Highway & Traffic Engineering

Structural Engineering

Water Resources & Environmental Engineering.

 

Department of Electrical/Electronics Engineering Ph.D Only

Electrical/Electronics Engineering

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering (Ph.D only)

Thermo-fluids

Industrial Engineering

Materials Engineering

Production Engineering

 

COLLEGE OF ENVIRONMENTAL

RESOURCES MANAGEMENT (COLERM)

Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries Management (MAF and Ph.D)

Aquaculture

Fish Nutrition

Fish Pathology

Fisheries Management

 

PGD

Aquaculture and Fisheries Management.

Nutrition & Fisheries Management.

 

Department of Environmental Management and Toxicology MEMP (Academics)

Environmental Management and Protection

MEM (Professional) Weekend (PT)

Environmental Management

(Ph.D.)

Environmental Management

Environmental Toxicology

 

Department of Forestry and Wildlife Management (M.F. and Ph.D)

Agro-Forestry

Forest Ecology and Conservation

Forestry Biometric & Remote Sensing

Forestry Economics and Management

 

(MWM and Ph.D.)

Wildlife Domestication and Production

Wildlife Management

Wildlife Park Planning & Recreational Development.

 

(MWS and Ph.D)

Pulps and Paper.

Wood Protection & Utilization

(Ph.D Only)

Forest Operations

Department of Water Resources Management (M.Sc. and Ph.D)

Agro-meteorology

Water Resources Management

Agro-hydrology

Water Security and Safety Management

Hydro-meteorology

Climate Change and Food Security

 

COLLEGE OF FOOD SCIENCE AND HUMAN ECOLOGY (COLFHEC)

Department of Food Science and Technology (M.Sc. and Ph.D)

Food Quality Control & Assurance

Food Process Engineering

Food Microbiology & Biotechnology

Food Processing & Storage Technology

 

Department of Nutrition and Dietetics (Ph.D)

Nutrition & Dietetics

Department of Home Science and Management (M.Sc and Ph.D)

Clothing and Textile (PhD only)

Human Development and Family Studies ((M.Sc and Ph.D))

 

COLLEGE OF BIOSCIENCES (COLBIOS)

Department of Biochemistry (Ph.D and M.Sc)

Biochemistry

Department of Pure and Applied Botany (M.Sc and Ph.D)

Botany (Plant Physiology)

Botany (Plant Taxonomy)

Botany (Cytology & Cytogenetics)

Botany (Plant Pathology)

Botany (Plant Anatomy)

 

Department of Pure & Applied Zoology (M.Sc and Ph.D)

Zoology (Animal Physiology)

Zoology (Entomology)

Zoology (Parasitology)

 

Department of Microbiology (M.Sc and Ph.D)

Environmental Microbiology

Food & Industrial Microbiology

Medical Microbiology & Public Health.

Agricultural Microbiology & Biotechnology

 

COLLEGE OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES (COLPHYS)

Department of Computer Science (M.Sc, Ph.D and PGD)

Computer Science

MICT (Weekend)

Masters in Information and Communication Technology

Department of Mathematics Ph.D only

Fluid Mechanics

Algebra (Loop Theory, Fuzzy Logic)

Ordinary Differential Equations

Optimization Theory

Mathematical Analysis

 

Department of Physics (M.Sc and Ph.D)

Environmental Physics

Radiation and Health Physics

Condensed Matter Physics

Solid Earth Physics/Geophysics

Theoretical Physics

 

Department of Statistics (M.Sc and Ph.D)

Statistics

Applied Statistics

Biometry

 

PGD Part-Time(Weekend only)

Statistics

COLLEGE OF PLANT SCIENCE AND CROP PRODUCTION (COLPLANT)

Department of Crop Protection (M.Agric and Ph.D)

Crop Protection (Entomology)

Crop Protection (Nematology)

Crop Protection (Pathology)

PGD

Crop Protection Technology

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

PGD

Plant Breeding and Seed Technology

Department of Plant Physiology and Crop Production (M.Agric. and Ph.D)

Crop Physiology

Crop Production

Weed Science

Crop Production Technology (PGD)

 

Department of Soil 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

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE (COLVET) (M.Sc., M.VSc and Ph.D)

Department of Veterinary Medicine & Surgery (MVSc& PhD.)

Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary Surgery

 

Department of Veterinary Health &Reproduction (MVSc& PhD.)

Veterinary Public Health & Preventive Medicine

Veterinary Theriogenology

 

Department of Veterinary Pathology (MVSc& PhD.)

(i) Veterinary Pathology

 

Department of Veterinary Microbiology & Parasitology (M.Sc, MVSc& PhD.)

Veterinary Microbiology

Veterinary Parasitology

 

Department of Veterinary Anatomy (M.Sc,& PhD.)

Veterinary Anatomy

 

Department of Veterinary Physiology & Pharmacology (M.Sc,& PhD.)

Veterinary Physiology

Veterinary Pharmacology

Veterinary Biochemistry

FUNAAB PG ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The following under listed below are the requirements for all postgraduate courses offered in FUNAAB, these requirements must be strictly adhered to during your postgraduate application and registration process and failure to comply with these directives could lead to your application being disqualified. The general entry requirements below are for PGD (Postgraduate Diploma) programmes, al academic and non-academic Masters programmes and Ph.D programmes for fresh candidates.

  1. I) Candidate for Postgraduate studies into Federal University of Agriculture Abeokutamust have obtained at least (5) credits including English and Mathematics in not more than two sittings in WASC NECO GCE (Ordinary Level) or their equivalent.
  2. II) Candidate applying for the M.A., M.Ed., M. Eng., MVPH, MVPM and M.Sc. degrees in any field must have obtained a Bachelor’s degree with at least second class lower division in the relevant discipline.

III) A Candidate for Ph.D. in any Programme of the Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta must have obtained a minimum weighted average score of 60% (4 points) letter grade “B” average performance in the Master’s Degree

  1. IV) A Candidate applying for the Ph.D. with a Master’s Degree from any other University, who in his/her Masters study had not previously taken the compulsory courses or their equivalent, similar to the courses in the Federal University of Agriculture Abeokutashall, on admission be required to offer and pass such courses with a minimum of 60% (4 points) or a letter grade “B”
  2. V) Candidates seeking for admission into any of the postgraduate Diploma Programmes must possess a university degree with minimum grade of third class or HND with a minimum of Lower Credit.
  3. VI) MBBS, BDS is required for MPH Community Medicine while health related degree is required for MPH Sexual and Reproductive Health

VII) NOTE: PhD, candidates should attach a maximum of 500 words research proposal

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

Applicants applying for any of the PGD courses offered in FUNAAB must meet the following requirements:
i. Applicants must obtain a minimum of 5 (Five) credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level in not more than two sittings.

  1. Candidates must have obtained a Bachelor’s degree from any recognized University or HND from any recognized Polytechnic in Nigeria not lower than Third Class; or its equivalent to be eligible to apply.

iii) In addition to the above, Candidates with Higher National Diploma (HND) with a minimum of Merit in related field of study from a Polytechnic or any recognized institution

  1. iv) Candidates must posses a Bachelor’s degree with at least Second Class (Lower Division) in area not related to the field applying for may be considered

ACADEMIC MASTER DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Applicants applying for Academic Masters Degree courses offered in FUNAAB must meet the following requirements:

  1. Applicants must obtain a minimum of 5 (five) credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level in not more than two sittings.
  2. In addition to the above, Candidates must have obtained a first Degree of Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta(FUNAAB) or any recognized university in relevant field with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division); and

iii. Lastly, Candidates with Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) with a minimum CGPA of 3.50 is also eligible.

PROFESSIONAL MASTER DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Applicants applying for professional Masters Degree courses offered in FUNAAB must meet the following requirements:

  1. Applying Candidates is expected to have a minimum of 5 (five) credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level in not more than 2 sittings and not more than two year apart.
  2. Another PG admission requirement for Professional Masters at FUNAABis, Candidate is expected to have obtained a First Degree from FUNAABor any recognized university in relevant field with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division)

iii. In addition to the above (ii) candidates with Third Class Degree or HND and a Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) from Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta  or any recognized institution with a minimum of 3.50 CGPA are eligible to apply.

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY PROGRAMMES (ACCOUNTING AND BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ONLY)

Candidates applying for Ph.D programmes offered in FUNAAB must meet the following requirements:

  1. One of the requirements include a minimum of 5 (five) credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level in not more than 2 sittings and not more than two year apart.
  2. Secondly, Candidates are expected to have obtained a First Degree from Federal University of Agriculture Abeokutaor any the recognised universities in Nigeria from any relevant field with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division)

iii. Lastly, Candidate must have obtained a Masters Degree from FUNAAB or any recognized university in the proposed field of study with minimum CGPA of 3.50.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Please note that candidates with B.Sc, PGD and HND cannot apply for Ph.D directly without going though Masters Degree programme first.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

Photocopies of NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificates, photocopies of all qualifying credentials, including O’level must be attached to the completed application forms. Candidates should arrange for their transcripts to be sent directly to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies. Non-receipt of transcripts in time is at the detriment of the applicant.

DURATION OF FUNAAB PG PROGRAMMES

Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

  1. Full-Time Diploma:  Minimum of two semesters and a maximum of four semesters.
  2. Part-Time Diploma: Minimum of three semester and a maximum of eight semesters.

Masters Degree Programmes

  1. Full-Time: A minimum of three semesters and a maximum of six semesters.
  2. Part-Time: A minimum of four semesters and a maximum of eight semesters.

M.Phil/Ph.D Programmes

  1. Full-Time: A minimum of six semesters and a maximum of eight semesters.
  2. Part-Time: A Minimum of eight semesters and a maximum of ten semesters

Ph.D Programme

  1. Full-Time: A Minimum of six semesters and a maximum of eight semesters.
  2. Part-Time: A minimum of eight semesters and a maximum of ten semesters.

FUNAAB PG courses are wide in terms of scope of coverage. The University offers PG courses in almost every field that is beneficial to students. The above are the PG courses offered in FUNAAB that are currently accredited by the NTBE (National Board for Technical Education).

Please note that the FUNAAB PG courses listed above are still offered in the institution so you can select any that suites your career path and if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to me via the comment section below and I will answer your questions in accordance.