FUNAAB Postgraduate Admission Form 2016/2017 Is On Sale

Filed in Postgraduate | By Emmanuel Worthwhile | Last Modified On August 22, 2016

Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, postgraduate admission application form for the 2016/2017 academic session is now on sale.

Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta FUNAAB Admission


Applications are invited from suitable qualified candidates to apply for the the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, (FUNAAB) Postgraduate Diplomas, Masters and Doctor of Philosophy Degree Programmes admissions for the 2016/2017 academic session.



a.) Department Agricultural Economics and Farm Management (M.Agric and PhD): Agric. Economics. MBA: Agric. Business (Professional).

b.) Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development (M.Agric and Ph.D): Agric Ext. & Rural Development, Agric. Communication, Subject Matter Extension.

c.) Dept of Agricultural Administration (M.Agric and Ph.D): Human Resource Management in Agriculture, Organisational Dynamics in Agric Organisation

d.) Department of Communication General Studies (M.Sc and Ph.D): Communication Studies, Professional and Applied Ethics (PMCS), Professional Masters in Communication Studies.
PGD: Communication Studies, Professional Ethics, Peace and Strategic Studies.


a.) Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics (M.Agric and Ph.D): Animal Biotechnology Fish Pathology, Animal Breeding and Genetics.
PGD: Poultry Breeding, Artificial Insemination and Hatchery Management.

b.) Department of Animal Nutrition (M.Agric and Ph.D): Monogastric Animal Nutrition, Ruminat Animal Nutrition.
PGD: Livestock Feed Resources.

c.) Department of Animal Production and Health (M.Agric and Ph.D): Ruminat Production, Non-Ruminat Production, Livestock System.
PGD: Small Ruminat Production, Beef and Diary Cattle Production, Meat Processing and Packaging, Poultry Production, Pig Production, Rabbit Production.

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

e.) Department of Pasture and Range Management (M.Agric and Ph.D): Pasture Production and Management, Range Management.
PGD: Pasture Production.


a.) Department of Agricultural Engineering (M.Eng and Ph.D): Farm Power and Machinery, Soil and Water Engineering, Processing and Storage Engineering.

b.) Department of Civil Engineering (M.Eng and Ph.D): Highway and Traffic Engineering, Structural Engineering, Water Resources and Environmental Engineering.

c.) Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Ph.D Only): Electrical/Electronic Engineering.

d.) Department of Mechanical Engineering (Ph.D Only): Thermo-Fluids, Industrial Engineering, Materials Engineering, Production Engineering.


a.) Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries Management (MAF and Ph.D), Aquaculture, Fish Nutrition, Fish Pathology, Fisheries Management.
PGD: Aquaculture and Fisheries Management, Nutrition and Fisheries Management.

b.) Department of Environmental Management and Toxicology (MEMP): Environmental Management and Protection (MEM), Environmental Management (Professional).
(P.hD): Environmental Management, Environmental Toxicology

c.) Department of Forestry and Wildlife Management (M.F and Ph.D): Agro-Forestry, Forestry Ecology and Coversation, Forestry Biometry, Forestry Economics and Management (MWM and Ph.D), Wildlife Domestication and Production, Wildlife Management, Wildlife Park Planning and Recreational Devt. (MWS and Ph.D), Pulps and Paper, Wood Protection and Utilization.
MICT: Information and Communication Technology, Analytical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry.

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

e.) Department of Mathematics (M.Sc and Ph.D): Algebra (Loop Theory, Fuzzy Algebra), Ordinary Differential Equations, Optimation Theory, Banach Algebra, Mathematics Analysis.

f.) Department of Physics (M.Sc and Ph.D): Environmental Physics, Radiation and Health Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Solid Earth Physics/Geophysics, Theoretical Physics.

g.) Department of Statistics (M.Sc and Ph.D): Statistics, Applied Science, Biometry. PGD (Part Time): Statistics.


a.) Department of Crop Protection (M.Agric and Ph.D): Crop Protection (Entomology), Crop Protection (Nematology), Crop Protection (Pathology).
PGD: Crop Protection Technology.

b.) Department of Horticulture (M.Agric and Ph.D): Horticulture and Land Management.
PGD: Horticulture.

c.) Department of Plant Breeding and Seed Technology (M.Agric and Ph.D): Plant Breeding, Seed Science and Technology.

d.) Department of Plant Physiology and Crop Production (M.Agric and Ph.D): Crop Physiology, Crop Production, Weed Science.


a.) Medicine (COLVET) (M.Vsc and Ph.D): Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Microbiology, Veterinary Theriogenology, Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine Veterinary Pathology.

We are still investigating the reason there is no information on the College of Food Science and Human Ecology (COLFHEC). We will update you when we get this information.

CLICK HERE to access FUNAAB full postgraduate programmes.


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 with Upper Credit and above could also apply.

Candidate 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 relevant field. However, candidates with Second Class Lower Degree in relevant field may be considered. Candidates for Masters of Information and Communication Technology (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. 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 and Professional Master in Communication Studies degree programmes, candidates must be holders of 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% could be considered for PMCS. In addition, possession of relevant professional qualification and/or experience will be an advantage. A credit pass in 0’-Level Mathematics is not compulsory for admission into PMCS 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-semesterprofessional 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 UME/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. Other disciplines/candidate will be admitted to M.Sc. (Professional) with the prospect of conversion to M. Agric on attaining 60% after the first year.

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 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 other institutions recognized by 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.

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 3and other qualification adjudged to be equivalent to a Master’s degree by the Senate.

The duration of study for the Master’s programme shall be a minimum of 4 semesters and maximum of 8 semesters for full time candidates; white 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. Flolders of one year Master’s Degree are expected to undergo a conversion examination after the first session before proceeding to a Ph.D. programme.

Candidates for academic Masters and Ph.D. 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.


  • Ph. D (Doctor of Philosophy) Degree Programme:
    • Full time (FT) – 6 Semesters
    • Part Time (PT) – 8 Semesters
    • Full time (FT) – 4 Semesters Minimum & Maximum of 8 Semesters
    • Part time (PT) – 8 Semesters Minimum & Maximum of 12 Semesters
    • Full Time (FT) – 3 Semesters Minimum & Maximum of 6 Semesters
    • Part Time (PT) -4 Semesters Minimum & Maximum of 8 Semesters
    • Full Time (FT) – 2 Semesters
    • Part Time (PT) – 4 Semesters


Applicants should visit the PG Application portal ( or to commence the process of application.

Application cost is Fifteen Thousand five hundred and sixty Naira (N15, 560:00) only exclusive of Bank Charges.

Closing date for online Submission of Application for Masters and PGD programmes is Friday, October 07, 2016.

Application for Ph.D. is open all year round.

Successful applicants will be contacted by e-mail or telephone.

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