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MOUAU e-Brochure: Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU) List of Courses Offered, Admission Requirements, Subjects Combinations for Prospective UTME & DE Candidates.
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Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike (MOUAU) Courses & Admission Requirements

College of Agricultural Economics, Rural Sociology & Extension (CAERSE)

  • Agribusiness and Management
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology

College Of Animal Science & Animal Production (CASAP )

  • Animal Breeding And Physiology
  • Animal Nutrition And Forage Science
  • Animal Production and Livestock Management

College Of Applied Food Science & Tourism (CAFST)

  • Human Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Home Science/Hospitality Management & Tourism
  • Food Science and Technology

College Of Crop & Soil Sciences (CCSS)

  • Agronomy
  • Plant Health Management
  • Soil Science and Meteorology

College Of Education (COED)

  • Adult and Continuing Education
  • Agricultural/Home Science Education
  • Industrial Technology Education
  • Library and Information Science
  • Psychology and Counselling
  • Science Education

College Of Engineering & Engineering Technology (CEET)

  • Agricultural and Bioresources Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

College Of Management Science (COLMAS)

  • Accounting Department
  • Banking and Finance
  • Business Administration
  • Economics Department
  • Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Industrial Relations and Personnel Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing Department

College Of Natural Resources & Environmental Management (CNREM)

  • Environment Management and Toxicology
  • Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management
  • Forestry and Environmental Management

College Of Natural Science (COLNAS)

  • Biochemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Plant Science and Biotechnology
  • Zoology and Environmental Biology

College Of Physical & Applied Science (COLPAS)

  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Statistics

College Of Veterinary Medicine (CVM)

  • Theriogenology
  • Veterinary Anatomy
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary Microbiology
  • Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine
  • Veterinary Surgery and Radiology

School Of General Studies (SGS)

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • History
  • Social Science
  • Physical and Health
  • Philosophy
  • Peace and Conflict

Michael Okpara University of Agricultural Umudike (MOUAU) Admission Requirements & Subjects Combinations

Interested applicants who which to apply into the Michael Okpara University of Agricultural Umudike  can check the correct and current Admission Requirements, Subjects Combinations via the JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System (JAMB IBASS) by clicking here..



Applicants seeking admission into First Year of any degree course in the University must be qualified for admission before the beginning of the session in which they wish to enter. The applicants must meet the following:

The general entrance requirements, and Additional College or Departmental course requirements.

Intending Students of the University are advised to go through the Admission requirements to ensure that they had satisfied the requirements before they apply for Admission.

Applications for courses leading to first degrees must be made on the prescribed website.


The minimum age for admission is 16 years. Students are admitted into the University degree programmes through a competitive entrance examination (Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination -UTME) organized by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). A candidate must in addition have an acceptable score in the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Examination or a Diploma, NCE with at least lower credit. The candidate should at least possess a minimum of 5 credit passes at the SSCE or equivalent obtained at not more than 2 sittings in relevant subjects including English and Mathematics.

The B. Agriculture programme, requires five credit passes in SSCE/WASC/GCE ‘O’ Level which must include Chemistry, Biology/ Agricultural Science, Mathematics, Physics and English Language. However, every applicant must have attempted Physics and Mathematics at WASC/SSCE/GCE O’ Level. The exact requirements of different programmes which may be modified from time to time by the university Senate could be obtained from the University Registry as well as JAMB’s information publications for potential students.


Candidates who wish to transfer from other universities into the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, are required to:

  • Purchase and complete the prescribed application form obtainable from the University Registry at Umudike.
  • Posses the minimum entry requirements for admission into the university as well as the special requirements of the proposed Department/ programme.
  • Ensure that their academic transcripts and special reports on them (forwarded by appropriate officials of their former institutions) are received in the admission office of the University.


in a case where an admitted student couldn’t meet the criteria of a department as a result, such student can be changed to a new department provided he/she meets the criteria of the other department.


Any student whose Cumulative Grade Point Average (C.G.P.A.) is below 1.00 at the end of any academic year is placed on probation for one academic year during which he/she is expected to repeat and pass the failed courses. If at the end of a period of probation, the student still fails to make the required C.G.P.A. of 1.00, he/she will be required to withdraw from the University for one academic year after which he/she may apply for readmission. Readmission in this case is not automatic.


A student must have taken and passed a minimum of one hundred and twenty (120) credit unit courses for a four – year, one hundred and fifty (150) credit unit courses for a five – year, and one hundred and eighty (180) credit unit courses for a six – year programme. In each case, the student must obtain a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 1.00 (2.00 required for Doctor in Veterinary medicine). Most programmes in the University however have a minimum credit load requirement of about 144-168; 180-210 and 216-252 for four, five and six year course duration respectively.


Admission is based on a combination of ‘O’ Level results with the following qualifications:
I. OND/ND (Distinction)
ii. HND (Credit)
iii. NCE (Double Major) at Credit Level
iv. OND/ND (Credit)
v. NCE (Double Major/Merit Level)

Candidates with qualifications as in (i), (ii) and (iii) as listed above may be admitted into the 200 level while those as in (iv) or (v) may be admitted into the 100 level. Holders of the ND with a minimum of upper credit passes in addition to O level credit passes are normally admitted into the 200 level of the programme while holders of HND certificates may be admitted into the 300 level except for the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine programme.

The degree duration shown for most programmes is for UME candidates. Candidates with ND and HND or their equivalents spend fewer years in their programmes (as stated above), e.g. four or three years, respectively, in the B. Agric. compared to five years for UME candidates.


Candidates applying for the pre-degree programmes should possess at least five ‘O’ Level credits, in relevant subjects including English and Mathematics.