Degree Type:Bachelor of Science
Department:Department of Agricultural Engineering
Modes of Study:Regular
Candidates seeking admission into M.Phil. in Post-Harvest Technology must have obtained a good bachelor degree at least Second Class Lower Division or better from a recognised institution or Cumulative Grade Point (CGPA) of 2.5 on a 1 - 4 scale or its equivalence in agriculture or related field. Considerable working experience preferably in Agriculture is desirable but not required. A considerable working experience will be an advantage but not a prerequisite. Candidates for M.Phil Post-Harvest Technology must possess a good first degree in agriculture with a significant amount of engineering to be admitted into the programme.
The programme aims at equipping the student with the methods of handling, processing and storage of agricultural produce as well as structures and equipment employed in the handling, processing and strorage of such produce. It also prepares the candidate in agro-waste management techniques.
CMS 107: Communicative Skills I
Engaging in academic work at the university is challenging. This course is aimed at equipping fresh students to make the transition from pre-university level to the university level. It assists them in engaging and succeeding in complex academic tasks in speaking, listening, reading and writing. It also provides an introduction to university studies by equipping students with skills that will help them to engage in academic discourse with confidence and fluency.
CMS 108: Communicative Skills II
This is a follow-up course on the first semester one. It takes students through writing correct sentences, devoid of ambiguity, through the paragraph and its appropriate development to the fully-developed essay. The course also emphasizes the importance and the processes of editing written work.