A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.
Students interested in working in a farm-type environment may want to pursue an education in agricultural science. There are a variety of concentrations to study such as horticulture business, natural resource management and agricultural systems management.
To gain admission into the Nigerian universities (both public and private universities are in every state of the federation including the FCT), a prospective student has to sit for and successfully pass the UME(Universities Matriculation Examination) which is administered by JAMB (Joint Admission and Matriculation Board). Also individual universities regularly screen prospective candidates to make sure they are up to par for university level work in Nigeria.
Top Master Programs in Agricultural Science in Nigeria 2018
The National Universities Commission (NUC), as a regulatory agency for University Education in Nigeria, has as parts of its mandate, the definition and maintenance of academic standards. [+]
The National Universities Commission (NUC), as a regulatory agency for University Education in Nigeria, has as parts of its mandate, the definition and maintenance of academic standards. The Commission has in the past organized the development of Minimum Academic Standards and subsequently, accreditation for all approved undergraduate programmes offered in Nigerian Universities. For postgraduate programmes, NUC has concluded the process of developing benchmarks and minimum academic standards as a follow up to the success recorded in the undergraduate programmes. These Benchmarks and Minimum Academic Standards (BMAS) for postgraduate programmes in Agricultural Sciences are to facilitate accreditation of the programmes in Nigerian Universities. The benchmarks describe the minimum requirements each University is to attain. Individual Universities may modify them provided they do not go below the minimum benchmarks.... [-]