The Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta is pleased to announce that admissions into postgraduate training programmes at the Centre of Excellence in Agricultural Development and Sustainable Environment, are now open. Applications are invited from candidates of all nationalities.
The Centre of Excellence in Agricultural Development and Sustainable Environment (CEADESE) runs specialised postgraduate courses leading to award of Master (M.AgSE) and Doctorate (PhD AgSE) degrees in Agricultural Development and Sustainable Environment.
The courses are designed to integrate academic and entrepreneurial skillswith demand-driven research as follows:
1.LIVESTOCK SCIENCE AND SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME
-M.AgSE (Livestock Science and Sustainable Environment)
-PhD.AgSE (Options: Animal Nutrition, Animal Breeding and Biotechnology, Animal Physiology, Livestock Production System)
2.AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY PROGRAMME
-M.AgSE (Agricultural Economics and Environmental Policy)
-PhD.AgSE (Options: Production Economics, Resource and Environmental Economics, Agricultural Policy Development, Agricultural Finance and Marketing)
3.CROP / PASTURE PRODUCTION AND SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME
-M.AgSE (Crop/Pasture Production and Sustainable Environment )
-PhD.AgSE (Options: Crop Production, Plant Breeding, Seed Technology, Crop Pathology, Crop Protection, Crop Entomology, Pasture Agronomy and Pasture Production).
4. FOOD PROCESSING AND VALUE ADDITION PROGRAMME
-M.AgSE (Food Processing and Value Addition)
-PhD.AgSE (Option: Food Processing and Value Addition).
5.ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS AND CLIMATE CHANGE PROGRAMME
-M.AgSE (Environmental Systems and Climate Change)
-PhD.AgSE (Options: Hydrology and Climate Change, Environmental Geophysics, Remote Sensing and Climate Change, Environmental Safety).
6.AGRICULTURAL MECHANIZATION AND SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME
– M.AgSE (Agricultural Mechanization and Sustainable Environment
-PhD.AgSE (Option: Agricultural Mechanization and Sustainable Environment)
Limited scholarships in form of tuition rebate and research supports are available. Admissions into CEADESE programmes are based on regional and gender balance. Non nationals of Nigeria and Women are therefore encouraged to apply.
1. Candidates of all nationalities within and outside Africa possessing qualifications equivalent to recognized first degrees in relevant disciplines are eligible to apply.
2. The M. AgSE programe will generally be open to all Agriculture, Engineering and Science graduates of B.Sc, B.Eng, B. Agric, B.Sc Agric, B. Tech Agric and B. Eng Agric. etc with a minimum of Second Class Lower. Holders of HND and other Degrees/Classes of Degree with PGD in any of Agriculture disciplines with a minimum weighted average score of 60% (or CGPA of 3.0 on a 5point scale) shall also be eligible for admission into the programme, on the condition that both set of candidates met basic university matriculation requirements of five (5) O’ level credits including English Language and Mathematics, and any other three (3) Science or relevant Social Science subjects.
For more information and appplication,please visit http://ceadese.unaab.edu.ng/