MOUA Begins Admission into the Postgraduate Programmes of the University for the 2014/2015 Academic Session
Micheal Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the following Postgraduate Programmes of the University for the 2014/2015 Academic session.
A.) COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS, RURAL SOCIOLOGY AND EXTENSION
a.) Department of Agricultural Economics
M.Sc. and Ph.D Agricultural Economics -Areas of specialization include:
1.) Agribusiness Management and Co-operatives.
2.) Agricultural Finance.
3.) Agricultural Project Management.
4.) Agricultural Marketing.
5.) Farm Management and Production Economics.
6.) Agricultural Policy and Development.
b.) Department of Rural Sociology and Extension
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Rural Sociology and Extension M.Sc. and Ph.D in:
1.) Agricultural Extension Communication.
2.) Agricultural Extension Administration.
3.) Agricultural Extension Education.
4.) Rural Sociology and Development,
c) Department of Agribusiness and Entrepreneurship Development
M.Sc. and Ph.D in Agribusiness and Entrepreneurship Development.
To qualify for M.Sc. admission in Agribusiness and Financial Management options, the candidates must have a minimum of Second Class Honours Lower Division in any Management Science/Economics, Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness and any relevant course/ or 3.5 and above in Postgraduate Diploma of MOUAU or any other recognized University,
Ph.D in Agribusiness and Financial Management: A candidate must have obtained a Masters degree which include course work and Research in any options from a recognized University with a CGPA of at least 3.5 (on 5 point scale) or 2.84 (on 4 point scale).
There is no direct admission to Ph.D no matter the class of Degree in the Undergraduate programme.
B.) COLLEGE OF APPLIED FOOD SCIENCE AND TOURISM
a). Department of Food Science and Technology
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Food Science and Technology; M.Sc, and Ph.D in:
1.) Food Processing and Preservation.
2.) Food Chemistry and Biotechnology.
3.) Food Microbiology and Biotechnology.
4.) Food Quality Control and Assurance.
In addition to general entry requirement for postgraduate programmes, Department of Science and Technology requires O’level credit passes in English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology.
b.) Department of Human Nutrition and Dietetics
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Human Nutrition and Dietetics; M.Sc and Ph.D in:
1.) Applied Human Nutrition
2.) Community Nutrition
3.) Experimental Nutrition
4.) Food Option
c.) Department of Home Economics/Hotel Management and Tourism
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Home Economics; M.Sc and Ph.D in:
1.) Home Management
2.) Human and Family Development
3.) Clothing and Textile
4.) Foods and Nutrition
C.) COLLEGE OF ANIMAL SCIENCE AND ANIMAL PRODUCTION
a.) Department of Animal Breeding and Physiology
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Animal Breeding and Physiology; M.Sc and Ph.D.
1.) Animal Breeding and Genetics
2.) Animal Physiology
1.) Animal Breeding and Physiology
2.) Animal Physiology
b.) Department of Animal Nutrition and Forage Science
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Animal Nutrition and Forage Science; M,Sc. and Ph.D in:
1.) Animal Nutrition and Biochemistry.
2.) Forage Science and Range Management.
c.) Department of Animal Production and Livestock Management
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Animal Production and Management; M.Sc. and Ph.D in:
1.) Poultry Production.
2.) Rabbit Production.
3.) Swine Production.
4.) Ruminant Production (Cattle, Sheep and Goat)
D.) COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURAL AND SCIENCE EDUCATION
a.) Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) full-time
1.) Third class or pass degree in Education
2.) Holders of single Honours in Secondary Teaching subjects.
3.) HND holders.
b.) M.ED and Ph.D Programmes in the following areas;
1.) Administration and Planning
2.) Adult and Continuing Education
3.) Guidance and Counselling
4.) Measurement and Evaluation
6.) Curriculum studies
7.) Biology Education
8.) Chemistry Education
9.) Computer Science Education
10.) Integrated Science Education
11.) Mathematics Education
12.) Agricultural Education
13.) Physics Education
14.) Home Economics Education
E.) COLLEGE OF CROP AND SOIL SCIENCES
a.) Department of Agronomy
Postgraduate Diploma in Crop Production; M.Sc. and Ph.D in:
1.) Crop Physiology and Production
2.) Plant Breeding and Genetics
b.) Department of Plant Health Management
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Plant Health Management; M.Sc. in:
1.) Plant Pathology
2.) Applied Entomology
3.) Weed Science
1.) Plant Pathology (Mycology)
2.) Plant Pathology (Nematology)
3.) Weed Science
4.) Applied Entomology
c.) Department of Soil Science and Meterology
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Soil Science and Meterology; M.Sc. and Ph.D in:
1.) Soil Survey
2.) Soil Physics and Conservation
3.) Soil Fertility and Fertilizer Technology
4.) Soil Chemistry and Mineralogy
Note: No Ph.D Programme in Soil Survey and Land Use Planning.
F.) COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
a.) Department of Agricultural and Bio-resources Engineering
Postgraduate Programmes in Agricultural and Bio-Resources Engineering: M.Eng and Ph.D in:
1.) Farm Power and Machinery.
2.) Processing and Storage of Post Harvest Agricultural Materials.
3.) Soil, Water and Aquacultural Resources Engineering.
b.) Department of Mechanical Engineering
Postgraduate Programmes in Mechanical Engineering; M.Eng and Ph.D with options in:
1.) Energy and Power Engineering.
2.) Materials Mechanics.
3.) Design and Production Engineering.
4.) Industrial and System Engineering,
5.) Oil and Gas Engineering.
G.) COLLEGE OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
a.) Department of Forestry and Environmental Management
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Forestry and Environmental Management; M.Sc. and Ph.D in:
1.) Forestry and Environmental Management.
2.) Toxicology and Environmental Management.
4.) Wood Technology and Industries.
5.) Wildlife and Forest Resources Management.
b.) Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management; M.Sc. and Ph.D in:
1.) Fisheries and Hydrobiology.
3.) Aquatic Pollution and Toxicology.
H.) COLLEGE OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
a.) Department of Accounting.
M.Sc. and Ph.D in Accounting
b.) Department of Banking and Finance.
M.Sc and Ph.D in Banking and Finance
c.) Department of Marketing.
M.Sc, and Ph.D in Marketing
d.) Department of Human Resource Management.
M.Sc, and Ph.D in Human Resource Management
e.) Department of Business Administration.
M.Sc. and Ph.D in Business Administration
I.) COLLEGE OF NATURAL SCIENCES
a.) Department of Biochemistry
M.Sc. and Ph.D in:
1.) Biochemical Toxicology.
2.) Nutritional Biochemistry.
3.) Clinical Biochemistry.
4.) Environmental Toxicology
b.) Department of Microbiology
M.Sc. and Ph.D in:
1.) Food Microbiology
2.) Industrial Microbiology
3.) Environmental Microbiology
M.Sc in Medical Microbiology
c.) Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology
M.Sc. and Ph.D in:
1.) Plant Taxonomy and Biotechnology/Cytogenetics
3.) Plant Physiology
d.) Department of Zoology and Environmental Biology
1.) M.Sc and Ph.D in Parasitology
2.) M.Sc Entomology
3.) M.Sc Hydrobiology
J.) COLLEGE OF PHYSICAL AND APPLIED SCIENCES
a.) Department of Chemistry
M.Sc and P.hD in:
1.) Analytical Chemistry
2.) Environmental Chemistry
3.) Physical Chemistry
4.) Organic Chemistry
5.) Inorganic Chemistry
Inorganic Chemistry is available only at M.Sc. level
b.) Department of Mathematics
M.Sc. and P.hD in Pure and Applied Mathematics with specialization in the following area:
a.) Applied Mathematics
1.) Differential Equations
3.) Numerical Analysis
4.) Fluid Mechanics
b.) Pure Mathematics
1.) Functional Analysis
2.) Image Processing
c.) Department of Physics
M.Sc. and Ph.D in:
1.) Geophysics and
2.) Engineering Physics.
d.) Department of Statistics
M.Sc. and Ph.D with options in:
1.) Time Series Analysis.
To be eligible for admission into a Postgraduate programme of the University, the candidate must possess five O’Level credit passes the English Language, Mathematics and any other three relevant subjects at not more than two sittings.
To be eligible for admission into the PGD programme, candidates must be holders of Pass or Third Class Honours first degree in a relevant discipline from any University or holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) at minimum of Upper Credit level in a relevant discipline.
For unclassified HND certificates, a CGPA of 3.50 (5-point scale) and 3.00 (4-point scale) or 60% shall be taken as equivalent to Upper Credit.
B.) MASTERS DEGREE (M.Sc.)
To be eligible for admission into the Masters degree programme, candidates must:
1.) Be graduates of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike or any other recognized Universities by Senate and shall have obtained a first degree with at least Second Class Honours.
2.) Possess a first degree with Third Class Honours from a recognized University and at least an Upper Credit at Postgraduate Diploma in a relevant field, or
3.) Possess the Higher National Diploma (HND), with at least Upper Credit and Postgraduate Diploma in a relevant field from a recognized institution, or
4.) Any other certificate or qualification that may be acceptable to Senate.
C.) OF PHILOSOPHY DEGREE (Ph.D).
To be eligible for admission into the Doctor of Philosophy degree programme, a candidate shall have obtained a Master’s Degree which includes course work and research from this or its equivalent from any other University recognised by Senate in disciplines with Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least; 3.5 (5-point scale) or a 3.00 (4-point scale).
Application Closing Date
23rd October, 2014.
Method of Application
Interested candidate should obtain application forms from the Postgraduate School with seven thousand five hundred naira (N7,500) only by bank draft in favour of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike. Completed application forms and all relevant documents should be enclosed in an envelope marked PG Admission and returned to:
Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike
P.M.B. 7267, Umuahia
Note: Academic transcript should be forwarded from the institution of origin to the same address before the closing date. Please note that any candidate whose transcript is not received will not be considered for admission
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