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Available Postgraduate Programmes

PGD, M.Sc and Ph.D Degrees in Animal Science and Technology with specialization in:

  • Animal Breeding and Genetics
  • Animal Management
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Animal Product
  • Reproductive Physiology

PGD in Animal Science and Technology

Options

  • M.Sc. in Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Ph.D. in Fin Fisheries/Shell Fisheries/Aquaculture
  • PGD in Fisheries and Aquaculture

M.Sc and Ph.D Degrees in Agricultural Economics with specialization in:

  • Farm Management and Production Economics
  • Agricultural Development and Policy
  • Agricultural Marketing and Cooperatives
  • Agricultural Finance
  • Agricultural Project Planning and Analysis
  • Agricultural Resources and Environmental Economics

PGD in Agricultural Economics

M.Sc and Ph.D Degrees in Agricultural Extension with specialization in:

  • Agricultural Extension Administration
  • Programme Planning and Evaluations
  • Rural Sociology
  • Agricultural Extension Communication
  • Community and Rural Development
  • Indigenous Knowledge Systems in Agricultural and Rural Development

PGD in Agricultural Extension

PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D. Degrees in Soil Science and Technology with specialization in:

  • Soil Science
  • Soil Genesis and Classification
  • Soil Physics/Soil Conservation
  • Soil Survey and Land-use Planning
  • Soil Microbiology
  • Soil Fertility
  • Soil Chemistry
  • Soil and Environmental Management

PGD in Soil Science and Technology

PGD, M.Sc and Ph.D Degrees in Crop Science and Technology with specialization in:

  • Agronomy
  • Seed Technology
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics
  • Farming Systems
  • Crop Physiology
  • Horticulture and Landscaping
  • Crop Protection with options in the following:
    1. Mycology
    2. Nematology
    3. Weed Science
    4. Agricultural Entomology
    5. Bacteriology
    6. Virology

PGD in Crop Science and Technology

We are delighted that you are interested in FUTO's Postgraduate School. FUTO’s Postgraduate school has evolved tremendously to become one of Africa’s Finest. Equipped with a wide array of resources, FUTO's Post Graduate School brings together distinguished professionals and talented students who share a common passion for their fields.To learn more about the Graduate School and our requirements please see below.

PGD

Candidates applying for the Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) programme must possess a HND Upper Credit or above and five credits at ‘O’ levels in the relevant science subjects. Applicants with a Third Class Honours degree or a Pass degree may also apply. Also Applicants with professional certificates such as ICAN, ACA, FIST, FIMT, FMILT, FNIST and other relevant qualifications may also qualify for admission.

  • A Bachelors Degree in the relevant discipline from FUTO or any other recognized University
  • A good Bachelors Degree with at least Second Class Honours in other related disciplines.

M.Sc, M.Eng, MPH

  • A first degree with at least a second class honours qualification in the related area from FUTO or from any other recognized University.
  • A Bachelors degree from a recognized university plus a PGD in the relevant area.
  • Any other qualification as may be approved by the University Senate.

MBA

  • A good honours Degree in the area of Science/Technology, Engineering and Management Technology from FUTO or from any other recognized University.
  • Graduates with first degree from a recognized university and holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) with Postgraduate Diploma may apply for the MBA programme
  • Any other qualification as the University Senate may from time to time recognized/approve.

Ph.D

  • A candidate must hold a recognized Masters degree (with a CGPA of 4.00 on a 5.00 point scale or 3.0 on a 4.0 point scale) OR its equivalent from FUTO or any recognized University
  • Any other qualification as the University Senate may from time to time recognized/approve.

Duration of Programmes

  • Ph.D Programmes: A minimum of six semesters and a maximum of twelve semesters for full-time and part-time students
  • M.Sc/M.Eng Programmes: Minimum of three semesters and maximum of seven semesters for full-time and part-time students
  • MBA and MPH Programmes: Minimum of three semesters and maximum of eight semesters for full-time and part-time students
  • PGD Programmes:a minimum of 3 Semesters and a maximum of 6 Semester.