CENTRE FOR FOOD TECHNOLOGY AND RESEARCH

Post-Harvest Management

Course Modules and Duration

M.Sc. Programme:
  • Postharvest storage pests and disease control of tropical produce.
  • Tropical Environment In Relation To Maturity, Ripening and Senescence
  • Molecular And Cellular Aspects of Postharvest Biology
  • Postharvest Biology And Biotechnology of Fruits and Nuts
Course Duration

Full Time: Minimum of four semesters and a maximum of six semesters.

Part Time: Minimum of six semesters and a maximum of eight semesters.

Dissertation with three months Internship Inclusive

Entry Requirement and Career Prospect

Entry Requirement

O’Level Credits in not more than two sittings in relevant science subjects including Mathematics and English language (i.e Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics, English language and any other subject).

B.Sc with 2nd Class honours in Botany, Environmental Sciences, Biology or Biotechnology.

PGD in any of the life Sciences with CGPA of not less than 3.50 from any recognized university.

Evidence of NYSC/Exemption Certificate for Nigerian students

Career Prospects

Graduates of the course can gain employment within the Post-harvest sector of agric/food industries such as with the transport and handling of fresh produce, major wholesale, retail and import/export organizations where produce quality is paramount and were supply objectives are on a global scale.

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