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MOUAU Postgraduate Admission Form For 2022/2023 Session

Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike invites applications for admission into the following Postgraduate programmes of the University for the 2022/2023 academic session:

  1. COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS, RURAL SOCIOLOGY AND EXTENSION

(a).       Department of Agricultural Economics

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in the following specializations:

  • Agribusiness Management and Co-operatives
  • Agricultural Finance
  • Agricultural Project Management
  • Agricultural Marketing
  • Farm Management and Production Economics
  • Agricultural Policy and Development
  • Resource and Environmental Economics

(b).      Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Agricultural Extension and Rural Development

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in the following specializations:

  • Agricultural Extension Communication
  • Agricultural Extension Administration
  • Agricultural Extension Education
  • Rural Sociology and Development

(c) Department of Agribusiness and Management

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in the following specializations:

  • Agribusiness and Entrepreneurship development
  • Export Management
  • Agribusiness Finance and Investment
  • Cooperative Business Management
  • Project Management
  1. COLLEGE OF APPLIED FOOD SCIENCES AND TOURISM

(a).      Department of Food Science and Technology

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Food Science and Technology

M.Sc. and Ph.D. with the following specializations:

  • Food Processing and Preservation
  • Food Chemistry and Biotechnology
  • Food Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Food Quality Control and Assurance
  • Food Engineering

(b)       Department of Human Nutrition and Dietetics.

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Human Nutrition and Dietetics

M.Sc. and Ph.D. with the following options:

  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Community/ Public Health Nutrition
  • Human and Experimental Nutrition

(c).       Department of Home Science

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Home Science

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in the following specializations:

  • Home Management
  • Clothing and Textiles
  • Child and Human Development
  • Food and Nutrition

(d)       Hospitality Management and Tourism

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Hospitality Management and Tourism

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in the following specializations:

  • Hospitality Management and Tourism
  1. 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. in the following specializations:

  • Animal Breeding and Genetics
  • 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 the following specializations:

  • Animal Nutrition and Biochemistry
  • 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 the following specializations:

  • Poultry Production
  • Rabbit Production
  • Swine Production
  • Ruminant Production
  1. COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
  • Department of Agricultural/Home Science Education

M.Ed. and Ph.D. in the following specializations:

  • Agricultural Education

Home Science Education, options in:

  • Home Management
  • Human and Family Development
  • Clothing and Textiles

(c)        Department of Science Education

M.Ed. and Ph.D. in the following specializations:

  • Measurement and Evaluation
  • Mathematics Education
  • Chemistry Education
  • Biology Education
  • Physics Education
  • Integrated Science Education

(d)       Department of Library and Information Science

Postgraduate Diploma (PGDL) in Library and information Science

MLIS and Ph.D. in the following specialization:

  • Library and Information Science

(e)    Department of Adult and Continuing Education

            Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE);

M.Ed. and Ph.D. in the following specializations:

  • Adult and Continuing Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Educational Technology

(f)        Department of Psychology and Counselling

M.Ed. and Ph.D. in the following specializations:

  • Educational Psychology
  • Guidance and Counselling

(g)  Department of Educational Management

M.Ed. and Ph.D. in the following specialization:

  • Educational Management

(h) Department of Industrial Technology Education

M.Sc.(Ed.) and Ph.D. in the following specializations:

  • Automobile Technology Education
  • Building Technology Education
  • Electrical/Electronic Technology Education
  • Metal Work Technology Education
  • Woodwork Technology Education

 

  1. COLLEGE OF CROP AND SOIL SCIENCES

(a)        Department of Agronomy

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in the following specializations:

  • Crop Production

M.Sc. in the following specializations:

  • Crop Production and Physiology
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics
  • Forage Agronomy

Ph.D. in the following specializations:

  • Crop Production and Physiology
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics

(b)       Department of Plant Health Management

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Plant Health Management

M.Sc. in the following specializations:

  • Plant Pathology.
  • Weed Science.

Ph.D. in the following specializations:

  • Plant Pathology (Mycology).
  • Plant Pathology (Nematology).
  • Plant Pathology (Bacteriology)
  • Weed Science
  • Applied Entomology.

(c).       Department of Soil Science and Meteorology

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Soil Science and Meteorology

M.Sc. and Ph.D.  in the following specializations:

  • Soil Survey and Land Use Planning
  • Soil Physics and Conservation
  • Soil Fertility and Fertilizer Technology
  • Soil Chemistry and Mineralogy
  • Soil Microbiology
  1. COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

(a).       Department of Agricultural and Bio-resources Engineering

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in General Agricultural Engineering

M.Eng. in the following specializations:

  • Soil and Water Engineering
  • Farm Power and Machinery Engineering
  • Agricultural Products Processing and Storage Engineering
  • Farm Structures and Environment Engineering

Ph.D. in the following specializations:

  • Soil and Water Engineering
  • Farm Power and Machinery Engineering
  • Agricultural Products Processing and Storage Engineering
  • Farm Structures and Environment Engineering

(b)       Department of Mechanical Engineering

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Mechanical Engineering

M.Eng. and Ph.D. in the following specializations:

  • Energy and Power Engineering
  • Design and Production Engineering
  • Industrial and Systems Engineering

(c)     Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering

M.Eng. in the following specializations:

  • Electrical Power and Machines Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering

Ph.D. in the following specialization:

  • Electrical Power and Machines Engineering

 (d)     Department of Civil Engineering

M.Eng. in the following specializations:

  • Structural Engineering
  • Water Resources and Environmental Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Soil and Geotechnical Engineering
  • Highway and Transportation Engineering

(e)     Department of Chemical Engineering

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Chemical Engineering

M.Eng. in the following specialization:

  • Chemical Engineering

(f)     Department of Computer Engineering

            Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Computer Engineering

M.Eng. in the following specializations:

  • Software and System Engineering
  • Hardware and Control Engineering

 

  1. COLLEGE OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

(a)Department of Forestry and Environmental Management

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Forestry and Environmental Management

M.Sc. in the following specializations:

  • Forestry and Wildlife Management
  • Agroforestry and Forest Food Resources
  • Wood Technology and Forest Based Industries
  • Climate Change and Environmental Forestry
  • Silviculture and Forest Genetics
  • Forest Economics and Social Forestry
  • Forest Biometrics

Ph.D. in the following specializations:

  • Forestry and Environmental Management
  • Agroforestry and Forest Food Resources
  • Ecology and Biodiversity Conservation
  • Wood Technology and Forest Based Industries
  • Forest Economics and Social Forestry

(b). Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in the following specializations:

  • Fisheries and Hydrobiology
  • Aquaculture
  • Aquatic Pollution and Toxicology

(c). Department of Environmental Management and Toxicology

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Environmental Management and Toxicology

M.Sc. in the following specialization:

  • Environmental Management and Toxicology

Ph.D. in the following specializations:

  • Environmental Management
  • Environmental Toxicology
  1. COLLEGE OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

(a).      Department of Accounting

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Accounting;

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in the following specialization:

  • Accounting

(b).      Department of Banking and Finance

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Banking and Finance

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in the following specialization:

  • Banking and Finance

 (c).      Department of Business Administration

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Business Administration

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in the following specialization:

  • Business Administration

 (d).     Department of Economics

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Economics

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in the following specializations:

  • International Economics
  • Monetary Economics
  • Finance and Public Sector Economics
  • Development Economics
  • Econometrics/Quantitative Economics
  • Economic Planning
  1. COLLEGE OF NATURAL SCIENCES

(a).       Department of Biochemistry

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in the following specializations:

  • Biochemical Toxicology
  • Nutritional Biochemistry
  • Lipid Biochemistry.
  • Medical Biochemistry
  • Enzymology and Protein Chemistry
  • Biochemical Pharmacology
  • Industrial Biochemistry/Biochemistry
  • Immunochemistry
  • Environmental Biochemistry

(b).      Department of Microbiology

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in the following specializations:

  • Food Microbiology
  • Industrial Microbiology
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Medical Microbiology

 

(c). Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology

            Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Plant Science and Biotechnology

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in the following specializations:

  • Plant Taxonomy and Biosystematics.
  • Mycology/Plant Pathology
  • Plant Physiology
  • Plant Cytogenetics and Biotechnology
  • Phytomedicine/Ethnomedicine

 

(d). Department of Zoology and Environmental Biology

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in the following specializations:

  • Parasitology
  • Entomology
  • Hydrobiology
  1. COLLEGE OF PHYSICAL AND APPLIED SCIENCES

(a).      Department of Chemistry

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Chemistry

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in the following specializations:

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry

(b).      Department of Mathematics

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Pure and Applied Mathematics in the following specializations:

(a) Applied Mathematics

  • Fluid and Continuum Mechanics
  • Optimization Theory and Computations
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Mathematical Modeling
  • Elasticity

(b) Pure Mathematics

  • Functional Analysis
  • Differential Equation
  • Algebra

(c).       Department of Physics

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in the following specializations:

  • Theoretical Physics
  • Geophysics
  • Solar Energy Physics
  • Engineering Physics
  • Solid State Physics

(d).      Department of Statistics

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Statistics

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in the following specializations:

  • Time Series Analysis and Forecasting
  • Sampling Theory and Survey Methods
  • Operations Research
  • Industrial Statistics

(e).       Department of Computer Science

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Computer Science

M.Sc. in the following specialization:

  • Computer Science
  1. COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

(a)   Department of Veterinary Parasitology and Entomology

M.Sc. in the following specialization:

  • Veterinary Parasitology and Entomology

(b)Department of Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine.

M.Sc. in the following specializations:

  • Veterinary Public Health
  • Veterinary Preventive Medicine

(c)Department of Veterinary Medicine

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in the following specializations:

  • Large Animals Medicine
  • Small Animals Medicine
  • Avian Medicine
  • Aquatic Medicine

(d)Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in the following specializations:

  • Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Veterinary Physiology
  • Veterinary Animal Health and Production

 

(e)Department of Biochemistry and Animal Health and Production

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in the following specializations:

  • Companion Animal Production
  • Equine Production
  • Zoo and Wildlife Production

M.Sc.

  • Veterinary Biochemistry

 

(f)Department of Veterinary Anatomy

M.Sc. in the following specialization:

  • Veterinary Anatomy

 

Ph.D. in Veterinary Anatomy in the following specializations:

  • Developmental Anatomy
  • Gross Anatomy
  • Histology

(g)   Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology

M.Sc. in the following specializations:

  • Soft Tissue Surgery
  • Anesthesiology
  • Radiology

 

(h) Department of Theriogenology

M.Sc. in the following specializations:

  • Andrology and Artificial Insemination
  • Gynaecology
  • Obstetrics
  • Immuno Reproduction
  • Mastitis and Udder Health Management

 

  • Department of Veterinary Microbiology

M.Sc. in the following specialization:

  • Pathobiology (Microbiology)

 

Ph.D. in the following specialization:

  • Veterinary Microbiology

 

  • Department of Veterinary Pathology

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in the following specializations:

  • Veterinary Pathology (Clinical Pathology)
  • Veterinary Pathology (Diagnostic Pathology)

 

GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

To be eligible for admission into a Postgraduate programme of the University, the candidate must possess a minimum of five (5) O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and three relevant subjects at not more than two sittings.

 

  1. POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA (PGD)

To be eligible for admission into the PGD programme, candidates must be holders of Third class honours first degree in a relevant discipline from any University or holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) with minimum of Upper Credit 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.

 

  1. MASTER’S (M.Sc., M.Ed., M.Eng.)

To be eligible for admission into the Master’s degree programme, candidates must:

  1. Be graduates of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture,Umudike or any other recognized University by Senate and should have obtained a first degree with at least Second Class Honours (3.00 and above on 5-point scale and 2.50 on 4-point scale).
  2. Possess the Higher National Diploma (HND), with at least Upper Credit and Postgraduate Diploma in a relevant field from a recognized institution and
  • Have any other certificate or qualification that may be acceptable to Senate.
  1. DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (Ph.D.)

To be eligible for admission into the Doctor of Philosophy degree programme, a candidate should have obtained a Master’s degree which includes course work and research from Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike or its equivalent from any other University recognized by Senate in relevant disciplines, with Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 4.00 (5- point scale), 3.00 (4-point scale) or 60% in percentage scale.

METHOD OF APPLICATION

Interested candidates should proceed to the University website (www.mouau.edu.ng) and click on the Postgraduate Application button. This links to a 2-stage application process. Candidates are advised to read the guidelines described carefully and follow the process to complete the application. An application fee of Twenty Five thousand naira (N25, 000.00) will be paid to the University through the Remita platform. Once payment is successfully concluded, candidate returns to www.mouau.edu.ng and click on the second stage link to complete the application process.

After submitting the online form, candidates are expected to print the Transcript Application Label that will be displayed and forward same to the Institution from where they earned their qualifying degree(s). Completed application forms and all relevant documents should be enclosed in the PG File obtainable from PG Room F2 and returned to:

The Secretary,

Postgraduate School,

Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike

P.M.B 7267, Umuahia, Abia State.

Academic transcripts should be forwarded from the qualifying Institutions to the same address before the closing date. Please note that any candidate whose transcript is not received will not be considered for admission.

CLOSING DATE

Closing date for the receipt of completed application forms and transcript for the 2022/2023 PG admission exercise is four (4) weeks from date of publication(10-01-2023)

ADMISSION SCREENING TEST

All candidates applying to the University for PG programmes in the 2022/2023 academic session are hereby informed that the date for PG admission screening test in the CBT mode will be communicated to them via their email addresses.

Mr. P. C. Nwaoma

Ag. Registrar/Secretary to Council

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  1. Orji Daniel Chidiebere

    Thanks for the info

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