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

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission to the Postgraduate Diploma Programme, candidate 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, Upper Credit and above could also apply.

Candidate for Masters 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 with a minimum Grade Point of 3.0 on a scale of 5.0 in relevant field may be considered. Candidates for 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.Dprogrammes 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 (Agri-Business) and Professional Master in Communication Studies degree programmes, candidate 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 O’-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.

MEM is a three-semester terminal/professional programme designed for captains of industries while MEMP is an academic Master’s degree.

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.

Holders of one year Masters Degree are expected to undergo a conversion examination after the first session before proceeding to a Ph.Dprogramme.

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.


Applicants should visit the PG Application portal ( to generate an invoice to take to any branch of Zenith Bank (Expat Account Number: 1130014543) for payment of a non-refundable fee of Fifteen Thousand Naira (N15,000:00) only exclusive of Bank Charges, before completing his/her application.

Applicants from outside Nigeriashould pay $100 (USD) into domiciliary accounts GTBank:0032590705, Swift Code: GTBINGLA and UBA:2010710164, Swift Code: UNAFNGLA. You will be asked to upload the telex copy to access the online application formCandidates should request their respective institutions to forward transcripts directly to the Secretary, Postgraduate School, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria, West Africa(The Department ofchoice should be written on the top left corner of the envelope).

Applicants are requested to submit their respective downloaded Application Forms, Teller and Photocopies of their credentials to the Secretary, Postgraduate School.

Closing date for online

Submission of Application for Masters and PGD programmes is Friday,December12, 2014.

Application for Ph.D is open all year round. Successful applicants will be contacted by e-mail or telephone.

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