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FUNAAB Admission 2019-2020 for Postgraduate Programmes Academic Session

Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) Postgraduate Programmes for Academic Session 2019/2020.

 

FUNAAB Admission has been started for 2019/2020 postgraduate programs. This information is absolutely accurate. Candidates who want to enter, read this post carefully otherwise you will not be able to get complete information.

 

If you have decided to enter FUNAAB then you will be able to complete your application successfully by getting all the information related to it here.

 

Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) Postgraduate Programmes for Academic Session 2019/2020.

 

FUNAAB Postgraduate Programmes for Academic Session 2019/2020 Colleges:

  • College of Agricultural Management and Rural Development (COLAMRUD)
  • College of Animal Science and Livestock Production (COLANIM)
  • College of Engineering (COLENG)
  • College of Environmental Resources Management (COLERM)
  • College Of Food Science and Human Ecology (COLFHEC)
  • College Of Biosciences (COLBIOS)
  • College Of Physical Sciences (COLPHYS)
  • College Of Plant Science and Crop Production (COLPLANT)
  • College Of Veterinary Medicine (COLVET)

 

Click here to download FUNAAB Postgraduate Programmes for Academic Session 2019/2020.PDF for departments and programme details

 

Admission Requirements for FUNAAB Postgraduate Programmes for Academic Session 2019/2020:

 

To be eligible for admission to the Postgraduate Diploma Programme, candidates must be HND or first-degree holders in a relevant discipline from any recognized tertiary institution. In general, all applicants must satisfy basic UTME requirements for Bachelor’s degree.

 

Candidates for Master’s 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 in a relevant field. However, candidates with a good Second Class Lower Degree in relevant field may be considered. Candidates for Masters of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) programme should possess HND plus a Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science or B.Sc. Physical Sciences/Engineering and Allied Disciplines. Prior computing or IT exposure is beneficial but not essential. Candidates for admission to Masters and Ph.D. programmes in Communication Studies shall possess University degrees in Arts, Science, Applied Science, Social Science and Education or other related disciplines.

 

To be eligible for admission to the MBA (Agri-Business) and Professional Master in Communication Studies degree programmes, candidates must be holders of a good Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University or HND (Upper Credit minimum) with a Postgraduate Diploma in any discipline.

 

Candidates with Postgraduate Diploma in Communication studies with a minimum cumulative average of 55% may be considered for Master’s Degree in Communication Studies. In addition, possession of relevant professional qualification and/or experience will be an advantage. A credit pass in O’ Level Mathematics is not compulsory for admission into Professional Master in Communication Studies programme which is strictly part-time (Friday and Saturday) programme. The duration of the programme is a minimum of 4 semesters.

 

Masters of Environment Management (MEM) is a three-semester professional programme designed for captains of industries who are degree holders or HND holders with distinction/credit pass plus PGD in relevant fields who have also satisfied all basic UTME requirements while Masters of Environment Management and Protection (MEMP) is an academic Master’s Degree that runs for a minimum of four (4) semesters.

 

The requirement for M. Agric applicants in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Farm Management is B. Agric (Agric Economics) with Second Class Upper. Graduates of other disciplines and Second Class Lower graduates of Agric. Economics will be admitted into the M.Sc. (Professional) programme with the prospect of converting to M.Agric programme on attaining a minimum weighted average score of 60% after the first year. While applicants are expected to posess at least five (5) Credit Passes, Credit Passes in Chemistry and Physics are not compulsory for postgraduate admission in Agric. Economics, although these are required for undergraduate admission. Such applicants, however, must possess a Credit pass in either Agric. Science or Biology.

 

Master of Veterinary Science (M.V.Sc.) courses are open to graduates of Veterinary Medicine (COLVET) of FUNAAB and any other University recognized by Senate as well as holders of any other qualification adjudged to be equivalent to a DVM by Senate. However, such candidates must satisfy all the requirements specified for admission into FUNAAB. M.Sc. courses in COLVET are open to graduates of Biological Sciences of FUNAAB and other institutions recognized by Senate. Fellows of the Nigerian Institute of Medical Laboratory Technology or its equivalent may also be considered. Such candidates must also satisfy any other requirements specified by the Postgraduate School of FUNAAB.

 

Applicants are to note that the requirement for admission into the following PGD Programmes in COLANIM is a B. Agric. (Third Class) in any discipline of Animal Science:

  • Poultry Breeding Artificial Insemination and Hatchery Management;
  • Livestock Feed Resources;
  • Small Ruminant Production;
  • Beef and Dairy Cattle Production;
  • Meat Processing and Packaging;
  • Poultry Production;
  • Pig Production;
  • Rabbit Production;
  • Pasture Production.

 

For Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree programme, a student must have obtained Master’s degree from the College of Veterinary Medicine of FUNAAB or other University recognized by Senate and other qualification adjudged to be equivalent to a Master’s degree by the Senate.

 

The duration of study for the Master’s degree programme shall be a minimum of 4 semesters and maximum of 8 semesters for full-time candidates; while part-time studies shall be for a minimum of 6 semesters and maximum of 10 semesters. Part-time students must finish all course works within the first four semesters of their registration.

 

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 one year Master’s Degree are expected to undergo a conversion examination after the first session before proceeding to a PhD programme.

 

Candidates for academic Masters and PhD programmes shall be required to submit a research proposal along with their application forms, and may be required to interact (in oral or written form) with their respective Departments before admission.

 

FUNAAB Postgraduate Programmes for Academic Session 2019/2020 Timing:

 

PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) Degree/Programme Full Time 6 Semesters Minimum & Maximum of 10 Semesters
Part-Time 8 Semesters Minimum & Maximum of 12 Semesters
Masters Programmes Full Time 4 Semesters Minimum & Maximum of 8 Semesters
Part-Time 8 Semesters Minimum & Maximum of 12 Semesters
Professional Masters Programmes Full Time 3 Semesters Minimum & Maximum of 6 Semesters
Part-Time 4 Semesters Minimum & Maximum of 8 Semesters
PGD Programmes Full Time 2 Semesters Minimum & Maximum of 4 Semesters
Part-Time 4 Semesters Minimum & Maximum of 8 Semesters

 

How to apply

Applicants should visit the PG Application portal (pg.funaab.edu.ng or pgschool.unaab.edu.ng) to commence the process of application. Application cost is Fifteen Thousand, Five Hundred and Sixty Naira (N15, 560:00) only exclusive of Bank Charges.

 

While the Postgraduate application portal opens on Monday, May 18, 2020, closing date for online submission of applications for Masters and PGD programmes is Monday, June 29, 2020. Applications for PhD .admission are available all year round. Successful applicants will be contacted by e-mail and/or text message.

 

(Signed)

Bola Adekola, Ph.D., FCIDA, FCIA Registrar

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