Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta (FUNAAB) Postgraduate Admission Form for 2019/2020 Academic Session | APPLY NOW

The Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta in short “FUNAAB” Postgraduate Admission Form for 2019/2020 Academic Session is now out and available to interested suitably qualified candidates who want to apply.

Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta (FUNAAB) Postgraduate Admission Form for 2019/2020 Academic Session | APPLY NOW

Latest Update

The sales of FUNAAB postgraduate admission form has been further extended to on 30th of December 2020.

About the 2019/2020 FUNAAB Postgraduate Admission Form

The form is for the federal university of Agriculture Abeokuta (FUNAAB) postgraduate diplomas, masters, and doctor of philosophy degree programmes admission that would be taking place in the 2019/2020 academic session.

Programs Available


Department of Agricultural Administration
PGD, Agricultural Administration
M. Agric. and Ph.D.

  1. Agricultural Administration
  2. Human Resource Management in Agriculture
  3. Organisational Dynamics in Agricultural Institutions

Department of Agricultural Economics and Farm Management
M.Sc., Agricultural Economics (Professional)-Weekend
M.B.A., Agribusiness (Weekend)
M. Agric. & Ph.D., Agricultural Economics with options in:

  1. Agribusiness Management and Finance
  2. Agricultural Development and Policy Analysis
  3. Food Marketing and International Trade
  4. Consumer Welfare and Food Economics
  5. Cooperative Development
  6. Environment and Resource Economics
  7. Production Economics and Farm Management

Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development
M.Sc. (Professional)-Weekend

  1. Gender Development Studies

Agric. & Ph.D.

  1. Agricultural Extension and Innovation Studies
  2. Agriculture and Rural Development
  3. Agricultural Communication & Information Management
  4. Agricultural Extension System Management
  5. Subject Matter Extension

Department of Communication and General Studies

  1. Communication Studies
  2. Professional Ethics
  3. Library and Information Studies

M.Sc. (Professional) PMCS Weekend

  1. Communication Studies
  2. Security and Intelligence Studies
  3. Peace and Strategic Studies

M.Sc. (Academic)

  1. Communication Studies
  2. Peace and Strategic Studies
  3. Professional and Applied Ethics
  4. Library and Information Studies
  5. Security and Intelligence Studies

Communication Studies


Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics (M. Agric. and Ph.D.)

  1. Animal Biotechnology
  2. Animal Breeding and Genetics

Poultry Breeding, Artificial Insemination and Hatchery Management
Department of Animal Nutrition (M. Agric. and Ph.D.)

  1. Monogastric Animal Nutrition
  2. Ruminant Animal Nutrition

Livestock Feed Resources
Department of Animal Physiology (M. Agric. and Ph.D.)
Animal Physiology
Department of Animal Production and Health (M. Agric. and Ph.D.)

  1. Ruminant Production
  2. Non-Ruminant Production
  3. Livestock System


  1. Small Ruminant Production
  2. Beef and Dairy Cattle Production
  3. Meat Processing and packaging
  4. Poultry Production
  5. Pig Production
  6. Rabbit Production

Department of Pasture and Range Management (M.Agric. and Ph.D.)

  1. Pasture Production and Utilization
  2. Range Management.

Pasture Production


Department of Agricultural & BioResources
M. Agric. & Ph.D., Agricultural and Bio-Resources Engineering with options in:

  1. Agricultural Power and Machinery
  2. Bio-Systems and Food Process Engineering
  3. Water and Ecological Resources Engineering
  4. Agricultural and Rural Structures Engineering
  5. Environmental Resources Engineering

Department of Civil Engineering
M. Eng. and Ph.D.

  1. Highway & Traffic Engineering
  2. Water Resources & Environmental Engineering
  3. Geotechnics and Foundation Engineering (M Eng. Only)
  4. Structural Engineering (Ph.D. Only)

Department of Electrical/Electronics Engineering (M.Eng. and Ph.D.)

  1. Electrical Machine and Power System
  2. Communication and Digital Signal Processing
  3. Electrical and Electronic Control Systems

Department of Mechanical Engineering (M.Eng. and Ph.D.)

  1. Thermo-fluids
  2. Industrial Engineering
  3. Materials Engineering
  4. Production Engineering


Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries Management
M.A.F. & Ph.D., Aquaculture and Fisheries with options in:

  1. Aquaculture
  2. Fish Nutrition
  3. Fish Pathology
  4. Fisheries Management


  1. Aquaculture and Fisheries Management

Department of Environmental Management and Toxicology
MEMP (Academic)
Environmental Management and Protection
MEM (Professional) Weekend (PT)
Environmental Management

  1. Environmental Management
  2. Environmental Toxicology

Department of Forestry and Wildlife Management (M.F. and Ph.D.)

  1. Agro-Forestry
  2. Forest Ecology and Conservation
  3. Forestry Biometric & Remote Sensing
  4. Forestry Economics and Management

(MWM and Ph.D.)

  1. Wildlife Domestication and Production
  2. Wildlife Management
  3. Wildlife Park Planning & Recreational Development.

(MWS and Ph.D.)

  1. Pulps and Paper.
  2. Wood Utilization and Protection
  3. Forest Operations (Ph.D. Only)

Department of Water Resources Management (M.Sc. and Ph.D.)

  1. Agrometeorology
  2. Water Resources Management
  3. Agrohydrology
  4. Hydrometeorology


Department of Food Science and Technology (M.Sc. and Ph.D.)

  1. Food Quality Control & Assurance
  2. Food Process Engineering
  3. Food Microbiology & Biotechnology
  4. Food Processing & Storage Technology

Department of Nutrition and Dietetics (MSc. and Ph.D.)
Nutrition & Dietetics
PGD Part-Time (Weekend only)
Nutrition & Dietetics
Department of Home Science and Management (M.Sc. and Ph.D.)

  1. Clothing and Textile
  2. Human Development and Family Studies


Department of Biochemistry (M.Sc. and Ph.D.)
Department of Biological Sciences (M.Sc. and Ph.D.)

  1. Botany (Plant Physiology)
  2. Botany (Cytology & Cytogenetics)
  3. Botany (Plant Pathology)
  4. Zoology (Animal Physiology)
  5. Zoology (Entomology)
  6. Zoology (Parasitology)

Department of Microbiology (M.Sc. and Ph.D.)

  1. Environmental Microbiology
  2. Food and Industrial Microbiology
  3. Medical Microbiology & Public Health.
  4. Agricultural Microbiology & Biotechnology


Department of Computer Science M.Sc. and Ph.D. (Full-Time)
Computer Science
MICT (Weekend)
Masters of Information and Communication Technology
PGD (Weekend)
Computer Science
Department of Mathematics (M.Sc. and Ph.D.)

  1. Fluid Mechanics (Ph.D. only)
  2. Algebra (Loop Theory, Fuzzy Logic)
  3. Ordinary Differential Equations
  4. Optimization Theory
  5. Probability and Stochastic Theory
  6. Mathematical Analysis

Department of Physics (M.Sc. and Ph.D.)

  1. Environmental Physics
  2. Radiation and Health Physics
  3. Condensed Matter Physics
  4. Solid Earth Physics/Geophysics
  5. Theoretical Physics (Not available this academic session)

Department of Statistics (M.Sc. and Ph.D.)

  1. Statistics
  2. Applied Statistics
  3. Biometry

PGD Part Time (Weekend only)
Department of Chemistry (M.Sc. and Ph.D.)

  1. Analytical Chemistry
  2. Industrial Chemistry
  3. Inorganic Chemistry
  4. Physical Chemistry
  5. Organic Chemistry


Department of Crop Protection (M.Agric. and Ph.D.)

  1. Crop Protection (Entomology)
  2. Crop Protection (Nematology)
  3. Crop Protection (Plant Pathology)


Crop Protection

Department of Horticulture (M.Agric. and Ph.D.)




Department of Plant Breeding and Seed Technology (M.Agric. and Ph.D.)

  1. Plant Breeding
  2. Seed Science and Technology

Plant Breeding and Seed Science
Department of Plant Physiology and Crop Production (M.Agric. and Ph.D.)

  1. Crop Physiology
  2. Crop Production
  3. Weed Science

Crop Production
Department of Soil Science and Land Management (M.Agric. and Ph.D.)

  1. Soil Chemistry
  2. Soil Physics
  3. Soil Fertility
  4. Soil Mineralogy
  5. Soil Management and Conservation
  6. Soil Microbiology & Biochemistry
  7. Pedology
  8. Environmental Soil Science
  9. Land Use Planning & Management


Soil Management and Land Use Planning


Department of Veterinary Medicine & Surgery (MVSc. and PhD.)

(A) Veterinary Medicine with options in:

  1. Avian Medicine
  2. Food Animal Medicine
  3. Companion (Equine and Small Animal) Medicine
  4. Fish Medicine
  5. Wildlife Medicine

(B) Veterinary Surgery with options in:

  1. Soft Tissue Surgery
  2. Orthopedic Surgery
  3. Large/Food Animal Surgery
  4. Anesthesiology

Department of Veterinary Public Health & Reproduction (MVSc. and Ph.D.)

  1. Veterinary Public Health & Preventive Medicine
  2. Veterinary Reproduction (Theriogenology)

Department of Veterinary Pathology (MVSc. and PhD.)

  1. Veterinary Anatomy Pathology
  2. Veterinary Clinical Pathology
  3. Poultry Pathology
  4. Comparative Pathology
  5. Veterinary Toxicologic Pathology
  6. Nutritional Pathology

Department of Veterinary Microbiology & Parasitology (M.Sc., MVSc. & Ph.D.)

  1. Veterinary Microbiology
  2. Veterinary Parasitology

Department of Veterinary Anatomy (M.Sc. and Ph.D.)

  1. Veterinary Anatomy

Department of Veterinary Physiology & Pharmacology (M.Sc. and Ph.D.)

  1. Veterinary Physiology
  2. Veterinary Pharmacology
  3. Veterinary Biochemistry


Master of Veterinary Pharmacy and Therapeutics (Professional).

Admission Requirements

  1. To be eligible for admission, all postgraduate diploma programme candidates are expected to be first degree holders coming from a relevant discipline from any university that is recognized. Plus, applicants are expected to satisfy the basic UTME requirements for the bachelor’s degree. All the holders of HND with upper credit and above are also eligible to apply. All first-degree holders in animal science are eligible to apply for the postgraduate diploma programme available in animal science.
  2. All candidates who are for the Master’s programmes are expected to have graduated from the federal university of Agriculture, Abeokuta, or any other recognized university by the senate and would have acquired a minimum of second class (upper division) in any relevant field. However, every single candidate who is with second class lower degree in any field that is relevant may stand a chance to get considered. Candidates who are for the Masters of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) programme are expected to be in possession of 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 important. Candidates who came for admission to Masters and Ph.D. programmes in Communication Studies are to possess University degrees in Arts, Science, Social Science, Applied Science and Education or other disciplines related.
  3. For you to be eligible for the admission to the MBA (AgriBusiness) and Professional Master in Communication Studies degree programmes, all candidates are expected to be holders of a Bachelor’s degree from a university that is recognized or HND (Upper Credit minimum) with a Postgraduate Diploma in any of the disciplines.
  4. Candidates who are in possession of a Postgraduate Diploma in Communication studies alongside a minimum cumulative average of 55% may stand a chance to get considered for a Master’s Degree in Communication Studies. plus, possession of applicable professional qualifications and/or experience will serve as an added advantage. A credit pass in O’ Level Mathematics is not compulsory for the admission into Professional Master in Communication Studies programme that has been made strictly part-time (Friday and Saturday) programme. The programme would be taking place in a minimum of four semesters.
  5. Masters of Environment Management (MEM) happens to be a three-semester professional programme that was created for captains of industries who happens to be degree holders or HND holders with distinction/credit pass plus PGD in any relevant field, and have also meet up with all basic UTME requirements while Masters of Environment Management and Protection (MEMP) is an academic Master’s Degree that takes place for at least four 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 get admitted to M.Sc. (Professional) with the prospect of conversion to MAgric on acquiring at least an average score of 60% after the end of 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 available to Graduates of Veterinary Medicine of FUNAAB and other recognized universities by Senate. other qualifications that have been adjudged to be comparable to a DVM by the Senate. Candidates are expected to meet up with any other requirements as stated by the postgraduate school of FUNAAB. (ii) M.Sc.: – The Master of Science degree is available to Graduates of Biological Sciences of FUNAAB and other senate recognized institutions. Fellows who are of the Nigerian Institute of Medical Laboratory Technology or its equivalent also stands a chance to be considered. Candidates are expected to meet up with other requirements as stated by the Postgraduate School of FUNAAB.
  8. For the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree programme, a student is expected to have acquired a Master’s degree from the College of Veterinary Medicine of FUNAAB or any senate recognized University and other qualification pronounced to be relevant to a Master’s degree by the Senate.
  9. The duration of study for the Master’s degree programme would be for a minimum of 4 semesters and a maximum of 8 semesters for all candidates who would be going full time while part-time studies would be taking place for a maximum of 6 semesters and a maximum of 10 semesters. Part-time students are expected to finish all course works within the first four semesters of their registration.
  10. For you to be eligible for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy degree programme, candidates are expected to have acquired a Master’s degree from FUNAAB or its comparable from any other University recognized by Senate. Holders of one-year Master’s must undergo a conversion examination once the first session concludes before proceeding to a Ph.D. programme.
  11. Candidates who are for academic Masters and Ph.D. programmes would be asked to present a research proposal along with their application forms, and it might be required of them to communicate (in oral or written form) with their respective Departments before admission.

Duration of the Program

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

MASTERS PROGRAMMES                                             

  • 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

PGD PROGRAMMES                                                        

  • Full Time FT) – 2 Semesters Minimum & Maximum of 4 Semesters
  • Part Time (PT) – 4 Semesters Minimum & Maximum of 8 Semesters

Application Method

Follow the steps that I would be stating for you below to acquire the federal university of Agricultural Abeokuta, (FUNAAB) Postgraduate Diplomas, Masters and Doctor of Philosophy Degree Programmes admission forms:

Applicants are expected to visit the PG Application portal (pg. funaab.edu.ng or pgschool.unaab.edu.ng) in other for you to commence your application process. The cost of the application is fifteen thousand five hundred and sixty Naira (N15,560:00) only bank charges excluded.

Application for the Ph.D. is available to the student all year round. All applicants who are successful will be contacted by e-mail or telephone.

Application Deadline

The portal for postgraduate studies would be open starting from Monday, May 18, 2020.

The closing date that is available for the online submission of application for masters and PGD programmes is on the 30th of December, 2020.


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