FUOYE begins admission into 38 post-graduate programmes

By John Odunjo

The authorities of Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE) has announced admission opportunities into no fewer than 38 graduate programmes for prospective post graduate students.

It described it as good news for every young and middle age Nigerians interested in furthering their education beyond the undergraduate level.

FUOYE, in a statement made available on Wednesday by the Secretary, FUOYE School of Post Graduate Studies (SPGS), Mr Olusola O. Taiwo and signed by the University’s Registrar, Mr Mufutau Ibrahim, said that the graduate courses were available at various levels of Post Graduate Diploma (PGD), Master‘s degree, Master of Philosophy (Mphil/Ph.D and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) respectively.

The release reads in part: “Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Postgraduate Programmes of the School for 2023/2024 Academic Session for the course listed below:

“Courses available in the Faculty of Agriculture are Agricultural Economics and Extension (PGD, M.Sc. & Ph.D); Agric. Economics (PGD, M.Sc. & Ph.D), Agric. Extension (PGD, M.SC & Ph.D); Animal Production & Health (M.Sc & Ph.D); Crop Science & Horticulture (M.Sc & Ph.D); Fisheries & Aquaculture
(M.Sc & Ph.D); Food Science and Technology (M.Sc & Ph.D); Soil Science & Land Resources Management (M.Sc & Ph.D); and Water Resources and Agro-Meteorology (M.Sc & Ph.D).

“Courses available in the Faculty of Arts are English and Literary Studies (M.A & Ph.D); Linguistics and Languages (M.A. & Ph.D); and Theatre and Media Arts (M.A & Ph.D).

“Faculty of Engineering, the courses available are Agriculture and Bio-Resources Engineering (M. Eng & Ph.D); Civil Engineering (M. Eng & Ph.D); Computer Engineering (M. Eng & Ph.D); Electrical & Electronics Engineering (M. Eng & Ph.D); Material and Metallurgical Engineering (M. Eng & Ph.D); Mechanical Engineering
(M. Eng & Ph.D); and Mechatronics Engineering (M. Eng & Ph.D).

“The Faculty of Education now offers Library and Information Science (MLIS & Ph.D), just as the Faculty of Management has Accounting and Business Administration at Accounting at PGD, M.Sc. & Ph.D levels.

“The Faculty of Science has courses such as Animal and Environmental Biology, Biochemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Geophysics, Industrial Chemistry, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics and Plant Science and Biotechnology all at M.Sc & pH.D levels.

“The Faculty of Social Sciences now boasts of post graduate programmes in courses such as Demography and Social Statistics, Economics, Peace and Conflict Studies, and Political Science all at PDG, M.Sc and Ph.D levels while it also has Psychology and Sociology all at M.SC & Ph.D levela.

“The newly created Faculty of Mass Communication and Media Studies now has Mass Communication at
M.Sc & Ph.D levels. “

The statement further informs that admission for Ph.D programmes are available to holders of Master Degrees, with a minimum of 60% score in their Master degree programmes while M.Phil /Ph.D. programmes are for candidates who score between 55.00 per cent and 59.99 per cent Cumulative Weighted Average (CWA) at Master’s level.

“For Master’s degree courses, candidates must have made a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division) in his/her Bachelor’s degree.

“Candidates should pay a sum of fifteen thousand naira (N15,000.00) through REMITA; platform MDA: Federal University Oye Ekiti- 1000134.
ACCOUNT NUMBER: 0320496861013

For further instructions, prospective candidates should log on to: www.spgs.edu.ng (or reach the Secretary, FUOYE SPGS on 0803 861 8496.

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