FUNAAB Postgraduate Admission Form 2019/2020 Session Application,Courses And School Fees

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates attempting admission to the following Postgraduate Diplomas, Masters and Doctor of Philosophy Degree programs at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria

The Postgraduate School at FUNAAB was founded and dedicated, by regulation, the responsibility for “co-ordination and quality control of postgraduate studies at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB)”. The regulation delivers that “Postgraduate Studies shall include all academic and professional programs which impose student achievement beyond the undergraduate level in any field, generally leading to the award of a Postgraduate Diploma, Master or Doctorate Degree”.

FUNAAB Postgraduate Course

  • MASTERS/DOCTORATE DEGREES BY THESIS

    1)    Master of Agriculture (M.Agric)/Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in
  •  Agric. Econs. And Farm Mgt.
  •  Agricultural Communication
  • Agric. Ext. & Rural Development
  • Subject Matter Extension
  • Ruminant Production
  • Non-Ruminant Production
  • Livestock Systems
  •  Ruminant Animal Nutrition
  •  Animal Breeding and Genetics
  • Animal Biotechnology
  • Food Industrial & Microbiology
  • Monogastric Animal Nutrition
  • Animal Physiology
  • Crop Protection with options in Virology, Nematology, Entomology & Pathology
  • Crop Physiology
  • Crop Ecology
  • Crop Production
  • Plant Breeding
  • Seed Technology
  • Horticulture & Land Management
  •  Soil Science (Soil Chemistry, Soil Physics, Soil Microbiology, Pedology, Soil Fertility)
  • Weed Science
  • Forage Science
  • Pasture Production and Utilization
  • Range Management
  • 2a)    Master of Forestry (M.F.)/Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in
  • Forestry Economics and Management
  • Forestry Biometry
  • Forest Ecology and Conservation
  • Agro-Forestry
  • 2b)    Master of Wood Science (MWS)/Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) F/T
  • Wood Protection & Utilization
  • Forest Operations
  • Pulp and Paper
  • Forest Products

3a)    Master of Environmental Management and Protection (MEMP-Academics)

3b) Ph.D. in Environmental Management & Toxicology Ph.D. in Environmental Toxicology

  • 4)    Master/Ph.D. in Aquaculture and Fisheries (M.A. F/Ph.D.)
  •  Aquaculture
  •  Fisheries Management
  • Fish Nutrition
  • Fish Pathology

5)    Master of Wildlife Management (MWM/Ph.D.) F/T in

  • Wildlife Mgt.
  • Wildlife Domestication and Production
  • Wildlife Park Planning and
  • Recreational Development

6)    Master of Science (M.Sc/Ph.D.) in:

  • Food Quality Control & Assurance
  •  Food Engineering
  •   Food Production & Storage Technology
  • Computational Physics
  • Nutrition & Dietetics
  • Agrometeorology
  • Water Resources Management
  •   Medical Microbiology & Public Health
  • Agric. Microbiology & Biotechnology
  •  Environmental Microbiology
  •   Food & Industrial Microbiology
  • Zoology (Parasitology)
  •  Botany (Plant Physiology)
  • Zoology (Animal Physiology)
  • Mathematics (Algebra, Analysis)
  • Biological Sciences
  •    Zoology (Entomology)
  •  Computer Science
  •  Plant Anatomy & Taxonomy
  • Plant Pathology
  • Clothing & Textile
  •  Analytical Chemistry
  • Industrial Chemistry
  •  Physical Chemistry
  • Environmental Physics
  • Radiation and Health Physics
  •   Condensed Matter/Theoretical Physics
  • Instrumentation
  •    Solid Earth Physics/Geophysics
  •  Biochemistry

Ph.D. Only

  •  Organic Chemistry
  •   Inorganic Chemistry

7)    Master of Engineering (M.Eng) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in

  •   Agricultural Engineering
  • Water Resources and Environmental Engineering
  •   Highway and Traffic Engineering
  • Thermo fluids
  • Mechanical Engineering
    –    Electrical Machines and Power Systems
  •    Electrical and Electronic Control systems
  •    Communication and Digital Signal
  • Processing Systems
  •  Structural Engineering
  • Production/Computer-Aided /Design/Manufacturing Engr.
  •  Industrial Engineering
  • Materials and Metallurgical Engineering

8)    M.Sc/MVSC/Ph.D

  • Veterinary Medicine
  •    Veterinary Surgery
  •    Veterinary Microbiology
  • Veterinary Parasitology
  •   Veterinary Pathology
  • Veterinary Public Health
  • Veterinary Theriogenology

9)    Postgraduate Diploma Courses

  •  Computer Science (Evening/Weekend)
  • Plan. Research & Stat. (Evening/|Weekend)
  • Agricultural Engineering
  •    Mechanical Engineering
  • Soil Management and Land Use
  •   Planning (PT)
  •   Plant Breeding and Seed Tech. (PT)
  •   Crop Prod. Technology (FT)
  •     Crop Protection  (FT)
  •    Agric. Extension and Rural Dev. (PT/EW)
  • Small Ruminant Production (FT)
  •   Meat Processing and Packaging (FT)
  •   Beef & Dairy Cattle Production (FT)
  •    Poultry Prod. (FT)
  • Ani. Nutrition (Ruminant & Non-Ruminant)
  •    Swine Production (FT)
  •     Rabbit Production (FT)
  •    Livestock Feed Resources (PT)
  •   Pasture Production (PT)
  •   Communication Studies
  •    Refrige & Cold Store Tech. (EW)
  •    Aquaculture & Fisheries Mgt. (PT)
  • Nutrition & Fisheries Mgt. (PT)
  • Horticulture (FT)
  •   Civil Engineering (PT)
  • Planning Research & Statistics (Even./Wkd.)

FUNAAB Postgraduate Admission Requirements.

  1. To be qualified for admission to the Postgraduate Diploma Programme, candidates must be first degree holders in an appropriate discipline from any recognized University. In general, all applicants must fulfill basic UTME requirements for Bachelor’s degree. Holders of HND with Upper Credit and above could also apply. Holders of First Degree in Animal Science are eligible to apply for the Postgraduate Diploma Programme in Animal Science.
  2. 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 achieved a minimum of Second Class (Upper Division) degree in the relevant field. However, candidates with Second Class Lower Degree in relevant fields may be examined. Candidates for Masters of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) program 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. programs in Communication Studies shall possess University degrees in Arts, Science, Applied Science, Social Science and Education, or other related disciplines.
  3. To be qualified for admission to the MBA (AgriBusiness) and Professional Master in Communication Studies degree programs, candidates must be holders of a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University or HND (Upper Credit minimum) with a Postgraduate Diploma in any discipline.
  4. Candidates with Postgraduate Diploma in Communication studies with a minimum cumulative average of 55% may be regarded for a 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 program which is rigidly part-time (Friday and Saturday) program. The duration of the program is a minimum of 4 semesters.
  5. Masters of Environment Management (MEM) is a three-semester professional program 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.
  6. The requirement for M. Agric applicants in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Farm Management is B. Agric (Agric Economics) with Second Class Upper. Other disciplines will be admitted to M.Sc. (Professional) with the prospect of conversion to M.Agric on attaining a minimum weighted average score of 60% after the first year.
  7. Masters of Veterinary Science (M .V.Sc.) and Master of Science (M.Sc.) courses are open to (i) M.V.Sc. – Master of Veterinary Science is open to Graduates of Veterinary Medicine of FUNAAB and other University recognized by the Senate. Any other qualification adjudged to be equivalent to a DVM by the Senate. Candidates must satisfy any other requirements as specified by the postgraduate school of FUNAAB. (ii) M.Sc.: – The Master of Science degree is open to Graduates of Biological Sciences of FUNAAB and other institutions recognized by the Senate. Fellows of the Nigerian Institute of Medical Laboratory Technology or its equivalent may also be considered. Candidates must satisfy any other requirements as specified by the Postgraduate School of FUNAAB.
  8. For the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree program, a student must have obtained a Master’s degree from the College of Veterinary Medicine of FUNAAB or other University recognized by Senate and other qualifications adjudged to be equivalent to a Master’s degree by the Senate.
  9. The duration of study for the Master’s degree program shall be a minimum of 4 semesters and a maximum of 8 semesters for full-time candidates; while part-time studies shall be for a minimum of 6 semesters and a maximum of 10 semesters. Part-time students must finish all course works within the first four semesters of their registration.
  10. To be eligible for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy degree program, 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 Ph.D. program.
  11. Candidates for academic Masters and Ph.D. programs 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 school fees for 2020/2021 academic session

Here we have the list of Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta school fees for all courses.

Full-tPh.D.Ph.D Masters and PGD student of Col. of Management Science; Col. of Environmental Resource Management; Col. of Plant Science /Crop Production; Col. of Science and Human Ecology; Col. of Agricultural Management and Rural Development and Col. Animal science/Livestock production.

The school fee is N116,825.00

Full-tiPh.D.Ph.D Masters and PGD) students of College of Veterinary medicine and college of engineering

N130,175.00

N121,825.00

Part-time Ph.D. Masters and PGD for Col. of Management Science; Col. of Environmental Resource Management; Col. of Plant Science /Crop Production; Col. of Science and Human Ecology; Col. of Agricultural Management and Rural Development and Col. Animal science/Livestock production.

N135,175.00

N126,825.00

Part-time Ph.D. Masters and PGD students of College of Veterinary Medicine and College of Engineering

N140,175.00

N131,825.00

MBA (Agribusiness)

The fees are: N175,175.00 and N166,825.00

MEMP (professional) N145,175.00

N136,825.00

MICT

N184,425.00

N176,075.00

PGD Computer and statistics

N150,175.00

N141,825.00

Junior research fellow

N95,325.00

N91,825.00

Note a few important points about the payment of fees: Late payment may lead to some extra charges and can become a reason for students being disallowed to sit for examinations.

The payment should be done before the start of the academic session. Students are advised to visit the official website of the institution to find out more about the ability to pay the fees online

FUNAAB Postgraduate Programmes Duration.

  1. Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy) Degree/Programme
    • Full Time (FT) » 6 Semesters   Minimum & Maximum of 10 Semesters
    • Part-Time (PT) » 8 Semesters   Minimum & Maximum of 12 Semesters
  2. MASTERS PROGRAMMES
    • Full Time (FT) » 4 Semesters Minimum & Maximum of 8 Semesters
    • Part-Time (PT) » 8 Semesters   Minimum & Maximum of 12 Semesters
  3. PROFESSIONAL MASTERS PROGRAMMES
    • Full Time (FT) » 3 Semesters   Minimum & Maximum of 6 Semesters
    • Part-Time (PT) » 4 Semesters   Minimum & Maximum of 8 Semesters
  4. PGD PROGRAMMES
    • Full-Time FT) » 2 Semesters Minimum & Maximum of 4 Semesters
    • Part-Time (PT) » 4 Semesters   Minimum & Maximum of 8 Semesters

How to Apply for FUNAAB Postgraduate Admission.

Follow the process below to obtain the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, (FUNAAB) Postgraduate Diplomas, Masters and Doctor of Philosophy Degree Programmes admission forms:

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

While the Postgraduate application portal opens on Monday, May 18, 2020, the closing date for online submission of applications for Masters and PGD programs is Monday, June 29, 30th September 2020.

Applications for Ph.D. admission are available all year round. Successful applicants will be reached by e-mail and/or text message.

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