List of Postgraduate (PG) Courses Offered In MOUAU

The management of Micheal Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike 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 Micheal Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike 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 MOUAU.

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

  1. The MOUAUPG 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 MOUAU or not.

List of Postgraduate (PG) Courses Offered In MOUAU 1

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

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

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

List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In MOUAU

  1. COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS, RURAL SOCIOLOGY AND EXTENSION

(a).    Department of Agricultural Economics

M.Sc. and Ph.D. Agricultural Economics –Areas of specialization include:

  1. Agribusiness Management and Co-operatives.
  2. Agricultural Finance.
  3. Agricultural Project Management.
  4. Agricultural Marketing.
  5. Farm Management and Production Economics.
  6. Agricultural Policy and Development.
  7. Resource and Environment Economics.

 

(b).    Department of Rural Sociology and Extension

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Rural Sociology and Extension

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in:

  1. Agricultural Extension Communication.
  2. Agricultural Extension Administration.
  3. Agricultural Extension Education.
  4. Rural Sociology and Development.

 

(c) Department of Agribusiness and Entrepreneurship Development.

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in:

  1. Agribusiness and Entrepreneurship development
  2. Export Management
  3. Finance and Investment
  4. Cooperative Business Management
  5. Project Management

MOUAU PG ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

To be eligible for admission to a Postgraduate programme of the University, the candidate must possess five O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and any other three relevant subjects at not more than two sittings.

A.   POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA (PGD)

To be eligible for admission to the PGD programme, candidates must be holders of third class honors first degree in a relevant discipline from any university or holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) at minimum of upper Credit in a relevant discipline. For unclassified HND Certificates, a CGPA of 3.5(5- point scale) and 3.00 (4-point scale) or 60% shall be taken as equivalent to upper credit.

B.   MASTERS DEGREE (M.SC.)

To be eligible for admission to the Master’s degree programme, candidates must.

  1. Be graduates of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike or any other recognized Universities by Senate and shall have obtained a first degree with at least Second Class Honors.
  2. Possess a first degree with Third Class Honors from a recognized University and at least an Upper Credit at Postgraduate Diploma in a relevant field, or

iii. Possess the Higher National Diploma (HND), with at least Upper Credit and Postgraduate Diploma in a relevant field from a recognized institution, or

  1. Any other certificate or qualification that may be acceptable to Senate.

C.   DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY DEGREE (PH.D.).

To be eligible for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy degree programme, a candidate shall have obtained a Master’s Degree which includes course work and research from this or its equivalent from any other University recognized by Senate in relevant disciplines, with Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 4.0 (5- point scale) or 3.00 (4- point scale).

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

Applicants applying for any of the PGD courses offered in MOUAU 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 MOUAU 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 Micheal Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike(MOUAU) 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 MOUAU 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 MOUAUis, Candidate is expected to have obtained a First Degree from MOUAUor 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 Micheal Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike  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 MOUAU 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 Micheal Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudikeor 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 MOUAU 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 MOUAU 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.

MOUAU 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 MOUAU that are currently accredited by the NTBE (National Board for Technical Education).

Please note that the MOUAU 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.