Candidates seeking admission for doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) must have obtained 60% of 3.5 CGPA weighted averaged mark in the Master’s degree programme in any recognized university and show satisfactory potential for research work.

To qualify for admission into a Masters Programme, candidate shall normally possess a good Bachelor’s degree from this University or any other University recognized by the senate of FUTA; at second-class upper or lower division, candidates with good honour degrees in fisheries, wildlife or fisheries and wildlife combined or botany zoology.  Biology or other related subjects are eligible, where necessary the Department will prescribe additional required courses for any candidate having deficiencies.

Candidates for Postgraduate diploma courses shall normally posses B. sc. Degree Honours not less than a third class in relevant biological or agricultural courses, HND holders with upper or lower credit are also eligible.