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Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta

Home Part-Time Degree Programme (PTDP)

The programme, a non-residential one, was established in the year 2007 with lectures holding at the Main campus of the University. It runs for one year over and above the number of years for the regular programmes and it is designed to:

  1. Meet the academic needs of candidates who cannot be accommodated in the full-time programmes of the University.
  2. Provide an opportunity for workers to acquire tertiary education without traveling long distances for similar programmes.

Students are offered admission into 100l, 200l, and 300l depending on their entry qualifications. The Unit has a Management team, led by the Head of Programme, supported by five Assistant Heads of Programme who represent each college whose courses are offered in the programme and administrative support staff.  The Part-Time Degree Programme is department based.

1.    COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURAL MANAGEMENT AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT (COLAMRUD)
Bachelor of Agriculture with options in:
i.    Agricultural Economics and Farm Management
ii.    Agricultural Extension and Rural Development
iii.    Agricultural Administration

2.     COLLEGE OF ANIMAL SCIENCE AND LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION (COLANIM)
Bachelor of Agriculture with options in:
i.    Animal Breeding and Genetics
ii.    Animal Nutrition
iii.    Animal production and Health
iv.    Pasture and Range Management
v.    Animal Physiology

3.    COLLEGE OF Engineering (COLENG)
Bachelor of Engineering with options in:
i.    Agricultural Engineering
i.    Civil Engineering
ii.    Electrical and Electronics Engineering
iii.    Mechanical Engineering

4.    COLLEGE OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT (COLERM)
i.    Bachelor of Aquaculture and Fisheries Management
ii.    Bachelor of Environmental Management and Toxicology
iii.    Bachelor of Forestry and Wildlife Management
iv.    Bachelor of Water Resources Management and Agro-Meteorology

5.    COLLEGE OF NATURAL SCIENCES (COLNAS)
Bachelor of Science with options in:
i.    Biochemistry
ii.    Biology Sciences (Botany and Zoology options)
iii.    Chemistry
iv.    Mathematics
v.    Statistics
vi.    Computer Science
vii.    Microbiology
viii.    Physics

6.    COLLEGE OF PLANT SCIENCE AND CROP PRODUCTION (COLPLANT)
Bachelor of Agriculture with options in:
i.    Crop Production
ii.    Horticulture
iii.    Plant Breeding and Seed Technology
iv.    Plant Physiology and Crop Production
v.    Soil Science and Land Management

7.    COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE (COLVET)
Doctor in Veterinary Medicine with options in:
i.    Veterinary Anatomy
i.    Veterinary Pharmacology
ii.    Veterinary Physiology

8.    COLLEGE OF FOOD SCIENCE AND HUMAN ECOLOGY (COLFHEC)
i.    Food Science and Technology – FST
ii.    Foodservice and Tourism     – FSM
iii.    Home Science and Management – HSM
iv.    Nutrition and Dietetics        – NUD

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
Entry requirements to Part-time Degree Programme are essentially the same for regular degree programmes in the University. In other words, candidates seeking admission into Part-time Degree Programmes should posses at least 5 O’ level credit passes in the following subject: , English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science in West Africa School Certificate (WAEC), Senior Secondary Certificate (SSCE), Examinations or National Examination Council (NECO), General Certificate of Education (GCE) or its equivalent. Candidates who possess NCE/OND or HND Certificates in related courses from Institutions recognized by the University Senate may also apply.

NATURE OF PROGRAMME

The part-time programme is a non-residential programme, with lectures holding on weekends at the Main Campus of the University. The programme will run for one (1) year above for the number of years of the full-time programme

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