The list is comprehensively about the list of Postgraduate Courses in MOUAU – Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike. the list consists of all the possible postgraduate degrees in the university such as PGD, MSc., M.V.Sc., M.Phil. or Ph.D. Meanwhile, these are also available on the website. Use the search button of the website to do a quick check.


Department of Agricultural Economics

M.Sc. and Ph.D. Agricultural Economics –Areas of specialization include:

  1. Agribusiness Management and Co-operatives.
  2. Agricultural Finance.
  3. Agricultural Project Management.
  4. Agricultural Marketing.
  5. Farm Management and Production Economics.
  6. Agricultural Policy and Development.
  7. Resource and Environment Economics.

Department of Rural Sociology and Extension

  • Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Rural Sociology and Extension
  • MSc. and Ph.D. in:
  1. Agricultural Extension Communication.
  2. Agricultural Extension Administration.
  3. Agricultural Extension Education.
  4. Rural Sociology and Development.

Department of Agribusiness and Entrepreneurship Development.

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in:

  1. Agribusiness and Entrepreneurship development
  2. Export Management
  3. Finance and Investment
  4. Cooperative Business Management
  5. Project Management


To qualify for M.Sc. admission in Agribusiness and Financial Management options, the candidates must have a minimum of Second-Class Honors Lower Division in any Management Science/Economics, Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness and any relevant course/ or 3.5 and above in Postgraduate Diploma of MOUAU or any other recognized University.

Ph.D. in Agribusiness and Financial Management: A candidate must have obtained a master degree which include course work and Research in any options from a recognized University with a CGPA of at least 4.00 (on 5-point scale) or 3.0 (4-Point scale)

NB: There is no direct admission to Ph.D. no matter the class of Degree in the Undergraduate programme.


Department of Food Science and Technology

  • Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Food Science and Technology
  • MSc. and Ph.D. in:
  1. Food Processing and Preservation.
  2. Food Chemistry and Biotechnology                                      
  3. Food Microbiology and Biotechnology
  4. Food Quality Control and Assurance                                                                                         
  5. Food Engineering

In addition to general entry requirement for Postgraduate programmes, Department of Food Science and Technology requires O’level credit passes in English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology.

Department of Human Nutrition and Dietetics.

  • Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Human Nutrition and Dietetics
  • MSc. and Ph.D. in:
  1. Nutrition and Dietic.
  2. Community/ Public Health Nutrition.
  3. Human and Experimental Nutrition.

Department of Home Economics/Hospitality Management and Tourism.

  • Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Home Economics
  • MSc. and Ph.D. in:
  1. Home Management.
  2. Clothing and Textiles.
  3. Child and Human Development
  4. Food and Nutrition

Hospitality Management and Tourism

PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Hospitality and Tourism.


Department of Animal Breeding and Physiology.

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Animal Breeding and Physiology

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in:

  1. Animal Breeding and Genetics
  2. Animal Physiology

Department of Animal Nutrition and Forage Science.

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Animal Nutrition and Forage Science

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in:

  1. Animal Nutrition and Biochemistry.
  2. Forage Science and Range Management.

Department of Animal Production and Livestock Management.

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Animal Production and Management

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in:

  1. Poultry Production.
  2. Rabbit Production.
  3. Swine Production.
  4. Ruminant Production (Cattle, Sheep and Goat)
  5. Snail Production


Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) full-time namely

  1. Agricultural/ home Economics Education
  2. Educational Foundation
  3. Science Education
  4. Library and Information Science
  5. Postgraduate Diploma in Education

Department of Agricultural / Home Science Education

M.Ed. and PhD in:

Agricultural Education

Home Science Education Options in

  1. Home Management
  2. Human and Family Development
  • Clothing and Textiles

Department of Science Education

M.Ed. and Ph.D. in

  1. Measurement and Evaluation
  2. Mathematics Education
  3. Chemistry Education
  4. Biology Education
  5. Physics Education

Department of Library and Information Science Education

Postgraduate Diploma

Masters and Ph.D. in

  • Library and Information Science

Department of Adult and Continuing Education

M.Ed. and Ph.D. in:

  1. Administration of Adult Education
  2. Community development
  3. Social Welfare
  4. Industrial Education
  5. Communication Arts in Adult Education
  6. Extension and Distance Education.
  7. Curriculum and Instruction.
  8. Educational Technology.

Department of Psychology and Guidance Counselling

  • Ed. and Ph.D. in Psychology and Guidance Counselling

Department of Education Management

M.Ed. and Ph.D.

  1. Business Education
  2. Economics Education
  3. Education Administration and Planning

Department of Industrial Technology Education

M.Ed. and Ph.D.

  1. Automobile Technology Education
  2. Building Technology Education
  3. Electrical/ Electronics Technology Education
  4. Metal Work Technology Education
  5. Woodwork Technology Education


Department of Agronomy.

Postgraduate Diploma in Crop Production

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in:

  1. Crop Production and Physiology
  2. Plant Breeding and Genetics.

Department of Plant Health Management.

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Plant Health Management

M.Sc. in:

  1. Plant Pathology.
  2. Weed Science.

Ph.D. in:

  1. Plant Pathology (Mycology).
  2. Plant Pathology (Nematology).
  3. Plant Pathology (Bacteriology)
  4. Weed Science.
  5. Applied Entomology.

Department of Soil Science and Meteorology.

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Soil Science and Meteorology

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in:

  1. Soil Survey and Land Use Planning.
  2. Soil Physics and Conservation.
  3. Soil Fertility and Fertilizer Technology.
  4. Soil Chemistry and Mineralogy.

* No Ph.D. Programme in Soil Survey and Land Use Planning.


Department of Agricultural and Bio-resources Engineering.

Postgraduate Programmes in Agricultural and Bio-resources engineering: PGD, M.ENG and Ph.D. in:

  1. Farm Power and Machinery.
  2. Bio-Process and Food Engineering. Processing and storage of post-harvest agricultural materials
  3. Soil, Water and Aqua-cultural Resources Engineering.

Department of Mechanical Engineering.

Postgraduate Programmes in Mechanical Engineering; M.ENG and Ph.D. with options in:

  1. Energy and Power Engineering.
  2. Design and Production Engineering.
  3. Industrial and System Engineering.
  4. Material Engineering.

Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

M.Eng and Ph.D. in:

  1. Power/ Machines Option.
  2. Electronics/Communication.

Department of Civil Engineering  

Postgraduate Diploma in /Civil Engineering (no Options).

M.Eng. in:

  1. Structural Engineering
  2. Water Resources and Environmental Engineering
  3. Construction Engineering Management
  4. Soil and Geotechnical Engineering
  5. Highway and Transportation Engineering

Department of Computer Engineering

  1. Computer Hardware
  2. Software and Systems Engineering
  3. Information Communication Technology
  4. Information Management System

Department of Chemical Engineering

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

M.Eng, and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering                                                                  


Department of Forestry and Environmental Management.

  • Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Forestry and Environmental Management

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in:

  1. Forest Ecology.
  2. Wildlife Ecology
  3. Seed Technology.
  4. Forest Food Resources Management
  5. Apiculture
  6. Silvicultural Technology and Management

Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management.

  • Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in:

  1. Fisheries and Hydrobiology.
  2. Aquatic Pollution and Toxicology.

Department of Environmental Management and Toxicology

  1. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Environmental Management and Toxicology
  2. Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree in Environmental Management
  3. Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree in Environmental Toxicology
  4. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in Environmental Management
  5. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in Environmental Toxicology


Department of Accounting.

  • Sc. and Ph.D. in Accounting

Department of Banking and Finance.

  • PGD, and Ph.D. in Banking and Finance

Department of Marketing.

  • Sc. and Ph.D. in Marketing

Department of Business Administration.

  • PGD, MBA, M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Business Administration

Department of Economics

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in:

  1. International Economics
  2. Monetary Economics
  3. Finance and Public Sector Economics
  4. Development Economics
  5. Econometrics/ Quantitative Economics
  6. Economic Planning.


Department of Biochemistry.

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in:

  1. Biochemical Toxicology.
  2. Nutritional Biochemistry.
  3. Lipid Biochemistry.
  4. Medical Biochemistry
  5. Enzymology and Protein Chemistry
  6. Biochemical Pharmacology
  7. Industrial Biochemistry/Biochemistry
  8. Immunochemistry
  9. Environmental Biochemistry

Department of Microbiology.

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in:

  1. Food Microbiology.
  2. Industrial Microbiology.
  3. Environmental Microbiology.
  4. Medical Microbiology.

Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology.

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in:

  1. Plant Taxonomy and Biosystematics/Cytogenetic.
  2. Plant Physiology.

Department of Zoology and Environmental Biology.

  1. Sc. and Ph.D. in Parasitology.
  2. Sc. Entomology.
  3. Sc. and Ph.D. in Hydrobiology.


Department of Chemistry.

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Chemistry

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in:

  1. Analytical Chemistry.
  2. Environmental Chemistry.
  3. Physical Chemistry.
  4. Organic Chemistry.
  5. Inorganic emistry.

Department of Mathematics.

  • MSc. and Ph.D. in Pure and Applied Mathematics with specialization in the following area:

(a) Applied Mathematics

  1. Bio Mathematics.
  2. Optimization Theory.
  3. Numerical Analysis.
  4. Fluid Mechanics.
  5. Mathematical Modeling.
  6. Computational Fluid Dynamics.
  7. Approximation Theory.
  8. Financial Mathematics.
  9. Compressible Flow Theory.

(b)  Pure Mathematics

  1. Partial Deferential Equation.
  2. Functional Analysis.
  3. Ordinary Deferential Equations.
  4. Functional Deferential Equations.
  5. Group Theory.

Department of Physics.

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in:

  1. Geophysics and
  2. Engineering Physics.

Department of Statistics.

M.Sc. and Ph.D. with options in:

  1. Time Series Analysis.
  2. Operations Research.
  3. Experimental and Applied Statistics.


Department of Veterinary Pathology, Microbiology and Parasitology

M.V.Sc and Ph.D. in

  1. Pathobiology (Clinical Pathology)
  2. Pathobiology (Diagnostic Pathology)
  3. Pathobiology (Microbiology)
  4. Pathobiology (Parasitology)

Master of Science (M.Sc.), Pathobiology.

Department of Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine.

M.V.Sc and Ph.D. with options in:

  1. Veterinary Public Health
  2. Veterinary Preventive Medicine

Department of Veterinary Medicine

M.Sc. and Ph.D. Clinical Veterinary Medicine:

  1. Large Animals Medicine
  2. Small animals Medicine
  3. Avian Medicine

Department of Veterinary Physiology, Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Animal Health and Production

M.V.Sc and Ph.D. in:

  1. Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology
  2. Veterinary Physiology
  3. Veterinary Animal Health and Production

Department of Veterinary Anatomy

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in:

  1. Developmental Anatomy
  2. Systemic Anatomy
  3. Neuroanatomy
  4. Applied Anatomy
  5. Microscopic Anatomy

Department of Veterinary Surgery and Theriogenology

Veterinary Surgery Option  

M.V.Sc and Ph.D. in:

  1. Soft Tissue Surgery
  2. Orthopedic Surgery
  3. Anesthesia
  4. Diagnostic imaging

Veterinary Theriogenology Option

M.V.Sc with Options in:

  1. Andrology and Artificial insemination
  2. Gynecology
  3. Obstetrics
  4. Immunoreproduction
  5. Mastitis and Udder Health Management.

Note: The M.V.Sc. Pathobiology is for Veterinary Graduates, while the M.Sc. Pathobiology is for Non- Veterinary Graduates with acceptable degrees in Basic Sciences and Medical Laboratory Science.

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