OAU B.Sc in e-Agric Extension and Community Engineering 2024

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Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) invites applications from prospective candidates for the Distance Learning B.Sc. program in e-Agricultural Extension and Community Engineering for the 2024/2025 academic session.

This article will take you through the program overview, target candidates, course duration, admission requirements, and the application process.

Programme Overview

The ODL B.Sc. program in e-Agricultural Extension and Community Engineering is a groundbreaking initiative by OAU’s Faculty of Agriculture and Centre for Distance Learning. Collaborating with the NIPPON Foundation, the program aims to:

  • Enhance agricultural extension career prospects.
  • Improve the capacity for agricultural extension service delivery.
  • Bridge the gap between research outcomes and agricultural practices.
  • Foster sustainable food security.
  • Contribute to community and national development.

Target Candidates

This program is specially designed for:

  • Mid-career extension workers.
  • Graduates with NCE, ND/HND/Bachelor’s degree in science fields from recognized institutions.
  • Individuals are looking to become extension and community engineering scientists.

Course Duration and Admission Requirements

Prospective students fall into three categories, each with specific duration and requirements:

Science-based ND and NCE Holders

Without Agricultural Background: 4 years.
With Agricultural Background: 3 years.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years post qualification (ND/NCE) experience in agriculture-related work.
  • Recommended and sponsored by the employer or a post-secondary education teacher if self-employed.
  • ND/NCE in agriculture or related field.
  • At least credit passes in 5 relevant subjects, including English Language and Mathematics in the West African School Certificate Examination or its equivalent.

Science-based HND Holders

Without Agricultural Background: 4 years.
With Agricultural Background: 3 years.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years post qualification (HND) experience in agriculture-related work.
  • Recommended and sponsored by the employer or a post-secondary education teacher if self-employed.
  • HND in agriculture or related field.
  • At least credit passes in 5 relevant subjects in one or two sittings, including English Language and Mathematics in the West African School Certificate Examination or its equivalent.

Transfer Students from Science-based First-degree Programs

Duration: 4 years.

Requirements:

At least credit passes in 5 relevant subjects, including English Language and Mathematics in the West African School Certificate Examination or its equivalent.
Minimum of 1.00 Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA).

Application Process

Follow these simple steps:

  • Confirm your eligibility by referring to the requirements above.
  • Click here to apply.
  • Submit your application before the deadline of November 1, 2024.

Conclusion

OAU 2024/2025 admission process offers aspiring students a chance to chase a career in the desired sector.

Apply now to secure your place in this esteemed institution’s various graduate and Certificate programs.

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