2016/2017 CEADESE Advertisement for Admission
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2016/2017 CEADESE Advertisement for Admission

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.

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.  The Centre runs the following options:

1.    Livestock Science and Sustainable Environment (apply for M.AgSE  |  apply for PhD.AgSE)
2.    Agricultural Economics and Environmental Policy (apply for M.AgSE  |  apply for PhD.AgSE)
3.    Crop and Pasture Production and Sustainable Environment (apply for M.AgSE  |  apply for PhD.AgSE)
4.    Food Processing and Value Addition (apply for M.AgSE  | apply for PhD.AgSE)
5.    Environmental Systems and Agriculture (apply for M.AgSE  | apply for PhD.AgSE)

Part funding of students’ research works are available in all programmes.  Admissions into CEADESE programmes are based on regional and gender balance.  Non-nationals of Nigeria and Women are therefore encouraged to apply.


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 graduates of B. Agric, B.Sc Agric, B. Tech Agric and B. Eng Agric. with a minimum of CGPA of 3.0. 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 – Agricultural Economics and Environmental Policy - shall be open to Bachelor Degree holders in Agricultural Economics or Economics

4.The PhD AgSE programme will be open to Master degree holders in courses that are relevant to the different options in the programme.

5.Those with bachelors in Hydrology, Agricultural Engineering, Environmental Management can apply for Environmental Systems and Agriculture.




-Course work along with dissertation for a maximum of 4 Semesters.

-2-3 months of Internship in collaborating industries, parastatals and institutions.


-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.



1.All applicants from Nigeria should generate an invoice at the Post Graduate application portal of FUNAAB at pg.unaab.edu.ng.  The invoice should be taken to any branch of Zenith Bank to make application payment of N15,000.00. exclusive of bank charges and thereafter complete the application form at the same website.

Account No: 1013698635

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 to: 

The Director, 


Federal University of Agriculture, 

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.


Applications for M.AgSE programmes close by Friday, 13th January, 2017.  For further information, please send your enquiries to the following e-mail address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call the following numbers:  +2348062937241,  +2348033469882, +2348031114610, +234 8077766064




FUNAAB, Nigeria.

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