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Part Time Degree Programme

Brief History

The Part- Time Degree Programme (PTDP) was established in the year 2007 as one of the substantive programmes run under the coordination of the Institute for Human Resources Development (INHURD). The Programme started operation with nine (9) degree programmes across six (6) Colleges of the University. Currently the Part Time Degree Programme runs 27 degree programme across eight (8) Colleges. Part Time Degree Programme is presently domiciled in Academic Planning Unit under the Office of the Vice- Chancellor.

Philosophy and Objectives

The primary philosophy that guides the training of students in PTDP is the production of graduates with adequate skills and sound knowledge as well as entrepreneurial ability. It also enhances proper utilization of human resources for gainful employment within their limited time, or elevates them in the chosen careers at their various work places.

Part-Time Degree Programme Policy

The Part-Time Degree Programme Policy of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta is designed to ensure excellence and integrity in the conduct of the Programmes.


The goal of this policy is

  1. To encourage quality part-time degree programmes in the University in line with its vision to be a centre of excellence in knowledge generation for global development and the sustenance of an environmentally friendly society; and
  2. To strengthen the processes leading to the award of Degrees in areas that will benefit society at the local, national and global levels.


  1. To enhance access to university education
  2. To produce appropriate skilled manpower in Agriculture and allied disciplines.


College of Agricultural Management and Rural Development (COLAMRUD) Bachelor of Agriculture with options in:

  1. Agricultural Economics and Farm Management;
  2. Agricultural Extension and Rural Development;
  3. Agricultural Administration.

College of Biosciences (COLBIOS) Bachelor of Science with options in:

  1. Biochemistry;
  2. Microbiology;
  3. Pure and Applied Zoology;
  4. Pure and Applied Botany.

College of Food Services and Human Ecology (COLFHEC) Bachelor of Science with options in:

  1. Home Science and Management;
  2. Hospitality and Tourism;
  3. Nutrition and Dietetics.

College of Environmental Resources Management (COLERM)

  1. Bachelor of Aquaculture and Fisheries Management;
  2. Bachelor of Environmental Management and Toxicology;
  3. Bachelor of Forestry and Wildlife Management;
  4. Bachelor of Water Resources Management and Agricultural Meteorology


  1. Bachelor of Science, Entrepreneurial Studies

College of Physical Sciences (COLPHYS) Bachelor of Science with options in:

  1. Physics;
  2. Statistics;
  3. Computer Science.

College of Plant Science and Crop Production (COLPLANT) Bachelor of Agriculture with options in:

  1. Crop Protection;
  2. Horticulture;
  3. Plant Breeding and Seed Technology;
  4. Plant Physiology and Crop Production;
  5. Soil Science and Land Management.




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