Colleges and Universities Offering Master of Science in Botany in Nigeria

  • Course Name: Master of Science in Botany(Botany)
  • Major Subject: Botany
  • Course Category: Masters Courses

Institutions Offering Master of Science in Botany

  • Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology, Okitipupa  
    Areas of specialization:
    (i) Plant Anatomy
    (ii) Plant Taxonomy
    (iii) Plant Pathology
    (iv) Plant Physiology
    (v) Mycology and Fungal Biotechnology
    (vi)Plant Ecology
    (vii) Ethnobotany
    (viii) Plant Genetics and Cytogenetics
    (ix) Palynology
    (x) Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

    Course entry requirements:
    (i). Candidates who possess a Bachelor’s Degree in relevant areas from OAUSTECH or other recognized universities with a minimum of Second Class Honours.
    (ii). Candidates with Third Class Honours Degree or HND (in relevant areas) with appropriate Postgraduate Diploma from any other recognized institutions with minimum CGPA of 3.50 on a 5 point scale (or at least Upper Credit in the Postgraduate Diploma). In addition, the holders of HND, PGD/PGDE certificates should satisfy the basic School Certificate or GCE Ordinary Level entry requirements.
  • Akwa Ibom State University Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot  
    Specialization options: Plant Taxonomy/Biosystematics, Plant Physiology and Phytochemistry, Plant Ecology, Plant Pathology, Mycology, Ethnobotany/Ethnomedicine and Economic Botany.

    Course entry requirements:
    (a) SSC or its equivalent with credit passes in at least 5 subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Biology Chemistry and any other relevant subject at not more than two sittings.
    (b) B.Sc. Degree in Botany with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division.
    (c) Candidates who possess B.Sc. with a minimum of Third Class or HND at Upper Credit Level and PGD in Botany at Upper Credit level may be considered for admission.
  • Lagos State University Lagos State University, Lagos  
    Course entry requirements:
    i. Candidates must have a minimum of 5 credits pass inclusive of the following: English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics.
    ii. Candidates should have minimum of second class (lower division) in Botany or any allied course as recognized by the Senate of Lagos State University.

    Course duration:
    i. A full time academic M. Sc. programme would run for a minimum of 3 consecutive semesters and maximum of 4 semesters.
    ii. For extension beyond the specified maximum period, a special permission of Senate shall be
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka  
    Areas of specialization:
    i.) Plant Anatomy
    ii.) Biosystematics/Taxonomy
    iii.)Ecology iv.) Genetics
    v.) Mycology/Plant Pathology
    vi) Plant Physiology
    vii) Aquatic Botany
    viii) Phytomedicine/Ethnomedicine
    ix) Environmental Botany
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University Olabisi Onabanjo University, Iwoye  
    Mode of study: Full Time and Part Time
  • Federal University of Dutse Federal University of Dutse, Dutse  
  • Benue State University Benue State University, Makurdi  
  • Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi  

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