Saturday, April 6, 2019

FUNAAB CEADESE Specialised Postgraduate Programmes Admission Form for 2018/2019 Session

FUNAAB CEADESE Specialised Postgraduate Programmes Admission Form

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.

FUNAAB CEADESE Specialised Postgraduate Programmes.

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 skills with 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 and 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)
  7. 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.

    Who can Apply for FUNAAB CEADESE Specialised Postgraduate Programmes.

    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.
    3. Admission into M.AgSE/PHD.AgSE for:
      • Agricultural Economics and Environmental Policy is open to Bachelor Degree holders in Agric. Economics or Economics
      • Livestock Science and Sustainable Environment is open to Bachelor Degree holders in Animal Science and related courses
      • Agricultural Mechanization and Sustainable Environment is open to Bachelor Degree holders in Agricultural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and related disciplines
        • Food Processing and Value Addition is open to Bachelor Degree holders in Food Science related disciplines Environmental Systems and Climate Change is open to Bachelor Degree holders in Civil Engineering, Water Resources and Environmental Engineering, Basic, Applied and Environmental Sciences and related disciplines.
      • The PhD AgSE programmes will be open to Master degree holders in courses that are relevant to the different options in the programme.
      • Duration of FUNAAB CEADESE Specialised Postgraduate Programmes.

        • M.AgSE
          • Course work along with dissertation for a maximum of 4 Semesters.
          • 2-3 months of Internship in collaborating industries, parastatals and institutions.
        • PhD AgSE
          • PhD AgSE programme will be course and research-based, spanning maximum of 6 semesters.
          • 2-3 months of Internship in collaborating industries, parastatals and institutions.
          • Application for PhD AgSE is open all year round.

        How to Apply for FUNAAB CEADESE Specialised Postgraduate Admission.

        1. All applicants from Nigeria should generate an invoice at the Post Graduate application portal of CEADESE- FUNAAB at http://pg.unaab.edu.ng/pgc.html. The invoice should be taken to any branch of Zenith Bank to make application payment of N1 5,000.00. exclusive of bank charges and thereafter complete the application form at the same portal.
          Account No: as in on the invoice
          Sort Code: 057170019
          Account Name: Centre of Excellence in Agricultural Development and Sustainable Environment, FUNAAB.
        2. Foreign applicants should pay US$100 into the Centre’s domiciliary account (Zenith Bank Account No: 5070318907, Swift Code: ZEIBNGLA, Bank Sort Code: 057170019). It is important to upload the telex copies to access the online application form.
        Hard copies of completed application forms with teller and photocopies of credentials should be mailed by speedpost or by hand to: The Director, CEADESE, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, P.M.B. 2240, Abeokuta, Nigeria.
        All applicants must request their respective institutions (University) to forward their transcripts directly to CEADESE at the same address above.
        DEADLINE: Applications for M.AgSE programmes close by Friday, 3rd May, 2019. For further information, please send your enquiries to the following contacts; E-mail: ceadese@funaab.edu.ng. Website: ceadese.unaab.edu.ng, Facebook: ceadesefunaab, Twitter: ceadesefunaab, GSM Nos.: +2348066333341, +23480791 7001 8, +234 8038225891

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