M.Sc. On Campus

Animal Science

University Of Ibadan

24 months
5000 USD/year
4000 USD/year
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As the premier Department of Animal Science in the country and Centre of Excellence of the Nigeria Institute of Animal Science (NIAS), our Department has made significant contribution to livestock production in Nigeria. The Animal Science programme is offered at the University Of Ibadan.


Key facts:

  • The Animal Science programme is offered at the University Of Ibadan.
  • The Department actively pursues this vision and remarkable successes have been achieved in areas of feed evaluation for poultry and swine, effects of gene/nutrition/environment interaction on reproduction in farm animals, application of in vitro gas production in the evaluating the feeding value of our forages for ruminants, value addition of animal products and application of fungal biotechnology for improving the nutritive value of high fibre feedstuffs. Our training program is made up of teaching and practical components. 
  • Students actively participate in farm and laboratory practicals and they are represented in the Departmental Farm Committee. Our postgraduate programme is well designed for adequate equipment of our graduating students. The Department is in active collaborative research and partnership with private farms, the Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) and the International Farm Comparison Network (IFCN) through her Poultry Research Group (PRG) and Dairy Research Group (DRG). In the years ahead the Department hopes to make significant progress in research in evolving areas such as livestock production and environmental sustainability, impact of climate change on livestock production and organic agriculture.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Animal Products
  • Artificial Insemination in Farm Animals
  • Animal Breeding  and Livestock Improvement
  • Cattle, sheep and Goat Production
  • Poultry, Swine and Rabbit  Production.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Candidates for admission to higher degree programmes shall normally be graduates of the University of Ibadan or other Universities/Institutions recognised by the Senate. Admission shall be made by the Postgraduate College on the recommendation of the appropriate Faculty Postgraduate Committee.
  • Candidates without any previous higher degrees in the relevant discipline may be admitted only to either the Degree of Master or the Professional Degree of Master.
  • Candidates with recognised “Research Higher” Degree in the relevant discipline may be admitted to the M.Phil or Ph.D. degree programmes as appropriate, on the recommendation of the appropriate Faculty Postgraduate Committee.
  • Where, in respect of an otherwise eligible candidate with a higher degree, a firm recommendation for admission to the Ph.D. degree programme cannot be made, a Faculty may recommend that a candidate be admitted provisionally to the programme pending an assessment report. 

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    5000 USD/year
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    4000 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 4000 USD per year during 24 months.


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