GenPixProf. N. N. Oti

Dean of Postgraduate School

POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL

2018/2019 PG ADMISSION APPLICATION

The Postgraduate School, Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for consideration for admission into the under-listed Diploma, Masters and Doctorate Degree programmes for the 2018/2019 session under Regular, Part Time, Centre for Continuing Education (Weekend), Institute of Women/Gender and Development Studies (IWoGDS), Institute of Erosion Studies (IES) and Public Procurement Research Centre (PPRC).

Any interested candidate should pay a non-refundable fee of eleven thousand, three hundred naira (N11,300.00) only at any of the Deposit Money Banks (DMB) through the Remita Gateway on the Postgraduate application platform and then complete the online application at FUTO website (www.futo.edu.ng)

AVAILABLE POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES AND METHOD OF APPLICATION

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

All candidates applying for any of the following postgraduate programmes must satisfy the basic matriculation requirements including O’ Level Credit Passes in English Language and Mathematics and any other related subjects as required by the Department.

 

1.1  POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA (PGD)

Candidates applying for the Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) programme must possess any of the following in addition to O’ Level Credit Passes in English Language and Mathematics and satisfying the basic matriculation requirements of the Department:

i.   Higher National Diploma (HND) Lower Credit or above

ii.  Bachelors Degree in the relevant discipline from FUTO or any other recognized University with at least a Third Class Honours.

iii. A good Bachelors Degree with at least Second Class Honours in other related disciplines.

1.2  POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA (PGD) in Gender Studies

Candidates applying for the Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Gender Studies programme must possess any of the following:

i.    A good Bachelors Degree with at least Second Class Honours in other related disciplines.

ii.  Higher National Diploma (HND) Lower Credit or above

iii. Bachelors Degree in the relevant discipline from FUTO or any other recognized University with at least a Third Class Honours

O’ LEVEL REQUIREMENT FOR GENDER STUDIES

O’ level credit passes in English Language and Mathematics in addition to any other three subjects as follows:

i.   Women and Gender Studies (Economics, Government or History, Commerce, Geography)

ii.  Gender and Entrepreneurship (Economics, Government or History, Commerce, Geography)

iii. Global Health (Chemistry, Biology, Physics)

iv.  Gender and Agricultural Technology (Chemistry, Agricultural Science or Biology and Food Nutrition or Home Economics)

 

2.1  MASTERS: M.Sc, M.Eng and MPH

Candidates applying for the Master of Science (M.Sc), Master of Engineering (M.Eng), and Master of Public Health (MPH) programme must possess any of the following in addition to O’ Level Credit Passes in English Language and Mathematics and satisfying the basic matriculation requirements of the Department/Institute:

i.   A Bachelors degree with at least a Second Class Honours (Lower Division) qualification in the related area from FUTO or from any other recognized University.

ii.  A Bachelors degree from a recognized University plus a PGD of not less than 00 CGPA on a 5-point scale and a 2.50 CGPA on a 4-point scale in the relevant area.

However, for M.Sc in Financial Management Technology and Management Technology candidates must possess O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any two subjects from Physics, Biology, Agricultural Science, and Geography

2.2  M.Sc in Optometry

Candidates applying for the Master of Science (M.Sc) in Optometry programme must possess any of the following in addition to O’ Level Credit Passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Physics and Chemistry.

i.   A Doctor of Optometry (O.D) degree with a minimum of 50 CGPA on a 5-point scale or 2.50 CGPA on a 4-point scale in the related area from FUTO or from any other recognized University.

ii.  Completion of one-year internship programme and NYSC programme

2.3  M.Sc in Gender Studies

Candidates applying for the Master of Science (M.Sc) in Gender Studies programme must possess any of the following:

i.   Higher National Diploma (HND) Upper Credit or above plus PGD in Gender Studies

ii.  Bachelors Degree in the relevant discipline from FUTO or any other recognized University with at least a Third Class Honours plus a PGD in Gender Studies.

iii.  A good Bachelors Degree with at least Second Class Honours in other related disciplines.

O’ LEVEL REQUIREMENT FOR GENDER STUDIES

O’ level credit passes in English Language and Mathematics in addition to any other three subjects as follows:

i.   Gender and Development Studies/Entrepreneurship (Economics, Government or History, Commerce, Geography)

ii.  Gender and Science/Global Health (Chemistry, Biology, Physics)

iii. Gender and Technology (Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Agricultural Science)

iv.  Gender and Agricultural Technology (Chemistry, Agricultural Science or Biology and Food Nutrition or Home Economics)

 

3.  MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MBA)

Candidates applying for the Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme must possess any of the following in addition to O’ Level Credit Passes in English and Mathematics and satisfying the basic matriculation requirements of the Department:

i.   A good Honours Degree with at least a Second Class Honours (Lower Division) in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering and Management Technology from FUTO or from any other recognized University.

ii.  Graduates with Bachelors degree from a recognized University with at least a third class qualification

iii. Higher National Diploma (HND) lower credit or above plus a Postgraduate Diploma in a relevant field may apply for the MBA programme

iv.  A Bachelors degree in other fields plus a PGD in a relevant field

However, for MBA in Financial Management Technology and Management Technology, candidates must possess O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any two subjects from Physics, Biology, Agricultural Science, and Geography.

 

4.  DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PhD)

Candidates applying for the PhD programme must possess any of the following in addition to O’ Level Credit Passes in English and Mathematics and satisfying the basic matriculation requirements of the Department/Institute:

i.   A Master’s degree with a CGPA of 3.50 on a00 point scale or 3.00 on a 4.00 point scale or its equivalent in the relevant areas from FUTO or any recognized University

ii.  Any other qualification as the University Senate may from time to time recognize/approve.

DURATION OF PROGRAMMES

1.   PhD Programmes: A minimum of six (6) semesters and a maximum of ten (10) semesters for full-time, and a minimum of eight (8) semesters and a maximum of fourteen (14) semesters for part-time students.

2.   M.Sc, M.Eng, MPH and MBA Programmes: A minimum of three (3) semesters and a maximum of six (6) semesters for full-time, and minimum of four (4) semesters and a maximum of eight (8) semesters for part-time students.

3.   PGD Programmes: A minimum of two (2) semesters and a maximum of four (4) semesters for full-time, and minimum of four (4) semesters and a maximum of six (6) semesters for part-time students.

4.   CENTRE FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION (CCE)/WEEKEND Programmes:

PGD Programmes: A minimum of four (4) semesters and a maximum of eight (8) semesters.

MBA Programmes: A minimum of eight (8) semesters and a maximum of twelve (12) semesters.

NOTE: Candidates with Bachelor or Master’s degree in Education (B.Ed and M.Ed) need not apply.

A.   METHOD OF APPLICATION

Candidates are advised to apply online following the procedure is given below:

Step 1: Go to the FUTO Website - (www.futo.edu.ng)

Step 2: Click on Prospective Students.

Step 3: Go to PG Application Form 2018/2019

Step 4: Click on online application for PG (Regular) or CCE (PG) Weekend Programme or Institute of Women, Gender and Development Studies or Institute for Erosion Studies or Public Procurement Research Centre application

Step 5: Click on generate 2018/2019 PG Application Invoice

Step 6: Enter your e-mail AddressStep 7: Click on Sign In

Step 8: Print your invoice containing your RRR number (Remita Retrieval Reference) and proceed to the bank for payment or make payment via ATM card.

Step 9: Go to any bank with your invoice and pay a non-refundable fee of Eleven thousand three hundred naira (N11,300.00) for FUTO PGS or CCE or IWoGDS or IES or PPRC application depending on your interest.

Step 10: Return to Step 4 above

Step 11: Click on Fill PG Application form 2018/2019

Step 12: Enter your Remita Number from the bank

Step 13: Fill the online form accordingly

NOTE: Make sure the referee’s email address supplied is valid as a referee form link would be sent to your referees for completion online.

Step 14: Print out a copy of the Acknowledgement Slip when the form is completed. Also, an acknowledgement would be sent to the email address you provided while filling the form. Therefore make sure you provide a valid personal e-mail address.

For more enquires send an email to ict@futo.edu.ng

 

B.   DOCUMENTS TO UPLOAD TO THE PG SCHOOL PORTAL

Candidates should upload the following relevant documents in support of their application online

1.   Higher National Diploma (HND) Certificate/Statement of Result

2.   University Degree Certificates/Statement of Result

3.   NYSC Discharge Certificate/Exemption Certificate

4.   “O” Level Result

SUBMISSION OF ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPT:

All applicants must forward their transcript to reach the Deputy Registrar/Secretary, Postgraduate School, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria, not later than Monday, November 5, 2018.

Please note that any application without academic transcript will not be considered for admission.

CLOSING DATE:

The website will close on Monday, October 15, 2018, and all submission of documents as in E above will close on the same day. All successful candidates will be notified via email/SMS.

SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE AND AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY (SAAT)

1.1     DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS

a) M.Sc. and PhD Degrees in Agricultural Economics with specialization in:

i)   Farm Management and Production Economics

ii)  Agricultural Development and Policy

iii)  Agricultural Marketing and Cooperatives

iv) Agricultural Finance

v) Agricultural Project Planning and Analysis

vi) Agricultural Resources and Environmental Economics

b) PGD in Agricultural Economics

 

1.2     DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION

a) M.Sc. and PhD Degrees in Agricultural Extension with specialization in:

i)    Agricultural Extension Administration

ii)  Programme Planning and Evaluation

iii) Rural Sociology

iv)  Agricultural Extension Communication

v)   Community and Rural Development

vi)  Indigenous Knowledge Systems in Agricultural and Rural Development

bPGD in Agricultural Extension

 

1.3     DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

a) M.Sc. and PhD Degrees in Animal Science and Technology with specialization in:

i)   Animal Breeding and Genetics

ii)  Animal Management

iii) Animal Nutrition

iv) Animal Products

v)  Reproductive Physiology

b) PGD in Animal Science and Technology

 

1.4     DEPARTMENT OF CROP SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

a) M.Sc and PhD Degrees in Crop Science and Technology with specialization in:

i)   Agronomy

ii)  Seed Technology

iii) Plant Breeding and Genetics

iv)  Farming Systems

v)   Crop Physiology

vi)  Horticulture and Landscaping

vii) Crop Protection with options in the following:

1)  Mycology

2)  Nematology

3)  Weed Science

4)  Agricultural Entomology

5)  Bacteriology

6)  Virology

b) PGD in Crop Science and Technology

 

1.5     DEPARTMENT OF SOIL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

a) M.Sc. and PhD Degrees in Soil Science and Technology with specialization in:

i)   Soil Science

ii)  Soil Genesis and Classification

iii) Soil Physics/Soil Conservation

iv)  Soil Survey and Land-use Planning

v)   Soil Microbiology

vi)  Soil Fertility

vii) Soil Chemistry

viii)Soil and Environmental Management

b) PGD in Soil Science and Technology

 

1.6     DEPARTMENT OF FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE TECHNOLOGY

a) M.Sc and PhD in Fisheries and Aquaculture

b) PGD in Fisheries and Aquaculture

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (SEET)

2.1     DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL and BIO-RESOURCES ENGINEERING

a) M.Eng and PhD Degrees in Agricultural Engineering with specialization in:

i)  Farm Power and Machinery Engineering Technology

ii) Soil and Water Engineering Technology

b) PGD in Agricultural Engineering (Note: Only candidates with 3rd class are qualified for PGD in Agricultural Engineering)

 

2.2     DEPARTMENT OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

aPhD Degree in Chemical Engineering with options in:

i)   Chemical Reaction Engineering

ii)  Process Plant Design

iii) Refinery/Gas Engineering

iv)  Separation Processes

v)   Simulation and Optimization

vi)  Systems Dynamics and Control

vii) Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics

bM.Eng. in Chemical Engineering

cPGD in Chemical Engineering

 

2.3     DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING

aM.Eng. and PhD Degrees in Civil Engineering with specialization in:

i)   Water Resources Engineering

ii)  Structural Engineering

iii) Public Health Engineering

bPGD in Civil Engineering

 

2.4       DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING

a) M.Sc. and PhD Degrees in Electrical and Electronic Engineering with specialization in:

i)   Power System Engineering

ii)  Communication Engineering

iii) Control Engineering

iv)  Computer Engineering

v)   Electronic Engineering

b PGD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

 

2.5       DEPARTMENT OF FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

a) M.Sc. and PhD Degrees in Food Science and Technology with specialization in:

i)   Food Microbiology

ii)  Food Chemistry and Nutrition

iii) Beverage and Brewing Technology

iv)  Food Processing Technology

bPGD in Food Science and Technology

 

2.6       DEPARTMENT OF MATERIALS AND METALLURGICAL ENGINEERING

M.Eng. and PhD Degrees in Materials and Metallurgical Engineering with specialization in:

i) Materials Engineering

ii) Metallurgical Engineering

 

2.7       DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

M.Eng. and PhD Degrees in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in:

i) Industrial Production Engineering

ii) Energy and Power Engineering

iii)  Automated Design and Manufacturing

 

2.8     DEPARTMENT OF PETROLEUM ENGINEERING

aM.Eng. and PhD Degrees in Petroleum Engineering with specialization in:

i)   Reservoir Engineering

ii)  Production Engineering

iii) Drilling Engineering

iv)  Natural Gas Engineering

v)   Petroleum Economics

bPGD in Petroleum Engineering

 

2.9     DEPARTMENT OF POLYMER AND TEXTILE ENGINEERING

a) PhD Degrees in Polymer and Textile Engineering with specialization in:

i)   Polymer Science

ii)  Textile Science

b M.Sc. Degrees in Polymer and Textile Engineering with specialization in:

i)   Polymer Science and Engineering

ii)  Textile Science and Engineering

SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY (SMAT)

3.1     DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY

a) PhD, M.Sc. and MBA in Financial Management Technology

b) PGD in Financial Management Technology

 

3.2     DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY

a) MBA, M.Sc. and PhD Degrees with specialization in Management Technology

b) PGD in Management Technology

 

3.3     DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY

PGD, M.Sc. and PhD Degrees in Information Management Technology

 

3.4     DEPARTMENT OF MARITIME MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY

aMBA and PhD Degrees in Maritime Management Technology

bM.Sc. Degree with specialization in:

i) Maritime Economics and Finance

ii) Marine Transport Management

cPGD in Maritime Management Technology

 

3.5     DEPARTMENT OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY

aPhD, M.Sc. and MBA in Project Management Technology

bPGD in Project Management Technology

 

3.6       DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY

a) M.Sc. and PhD Degrees with specialization in:

i)   Aviation Management

ii)  Transport Planning and Management

iii) Maritime Management Technology

bMBA with specialization in:

i)   Sea Transport Management

ii)  Air Transport Management

iii) Transport Management

iv)  Logistics Management

cPGD in Transport Management Technology

SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY (SOET)

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY

aM.Sc. and PhD Degrees in Environmental Technology with specialization in:

i)   Pollution Control Technology

ii)  Flood and Erosion Control Technology

iii) Geo-Environmental Technology

bPGD in Environmental Technology

SCHOOL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES (SOBS)

5.1     DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY

aM.Sc and PhD degrees in Biology Science with specialization in

i)    Applied Entomology and Parasitology

ii)  Environmental Conservation and Management

iii) Mycology and Plant Pathology

b) PGD in Biological Science

 

5.2     DEPARTMENT OF BIOTECHNOLOGY

M.Sc. and PhD Degrees in Biotechnology with specialization in:

i)  Biotechnology

ii) Environmental Health Biology

 

5.3     DEPARTMENT OF MICROBIOLOGY

aM.Sc. and PhD Degrees in Microbiology with specialization in:

i)    Food/Industrial Microbiology

ii)   Medical Microbiology

iii) Environmental Microbiology

bPGD in Microbiology

 

5.4     DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY

aM.Sc. and PhD Degrees in Biochemistry with specialization in:

i)   Industrial Biochemistry

ii)  Environmental Biochemistry

iii) Medical Biochemistry

iv)  Pharmacology Biochemistry

v)   Nutrition and Toxicological Biochemistry

bPGD in Biochemistry

SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES (SOPS)

6.1     DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY

a) M.Sc. and PhD Degrees in Chemistry with specialization in:

i)   Chemical Quality Control and Industrial Safety

ii)  Analytical Chemistry

iii) Mineral Processing

iv) Organic Chemistry

v)   Physical Chemistry

vi)  Inorganic Chemistry

vii) Environmental Chemistry

bPGD in Chemistry

 

6.2     DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

M.Sc. and Ph.D  Degrees in Computer Science.

 

6.3     DEPARTMENT OF GEOSCIENCES

aM.Sc. and PhD Degrees in Geosciences with specialization in:

i)   Geophysics

ii) Petroleum Geology/Sedimentology

iii)Hydrogeology

iv) Environmental Geology

bPGD in Geosciences

 

6.4     DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS

aM.Sc. and PhD Degrees in Mathematics with specialization in:

i)   Industrial and Applied Mathematics

ii)  Differential Equations

iii) Control Theory

iv) Elasticity

v)  Semi-Group Theory

 

6.5       DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS

aM.Sc. and PhD Degrees with specialization in:

i)   Time Series Analysis

ii)  Econometrics

iii)Probability Theory

iv) Multivariate Analysis

v)   Demography

vi)  Sampling Theory

vii) Statistical Inference

viii)Stochastic Process

bPGD in Statistics

 

6.6     DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS

aM.Sc. and PhD Degrees in Physics with specialization in:

i)  Solid State Physics

ii) Materials Science

iii)Solar Energy Physics

iv) Space Physics

v)  Radiation and Health Physics

SCHOOL OF HEALTH TECHNOLOGY (SOHT)

7.1     DEPARTMENT OF BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGY

aM.Sc. and PhD Degrees in Biomedical Technology with specialization in:

i)  Medical Electronics and Instrumentation

ii) Clinical Engineering

iii)Rehabilitation Engineering

 

7.2     DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH

aMPH and PhD in Public Health with specialization in:

i)  Disease Control

ii) Environmental Health and Safety

iii)Epidemiology and Biostatistics

iv) Health Promotion

bPGD in Public Health

 

7.3       DEPARTMENT OF OPTOMETRY

M.Sc in Optometry with specialization in:

i)  Clinical Optometry

ii) Vision Science

iii)Ocular Health

CENTRE FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION (WEEKEND PROGRAMME)

SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY (SMAT)

1.    DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY

MBA and PGD in Financial Management Technology

2.    DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY

PGD in Information Management Technology

3.    DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY

MBA and PGD in Management Technology

4.    DEPARTMENT OF MARITIME MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY

MBA and PGD in Maritime Management Technology

5.    DEPARTMENT OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY

MBA and PGD in Project Management Technology

6.    DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY

MBA and PGD in Transport Management Technology

INSTITUTE OF WOMEN, GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT STUDIES (IWoGDS)

aM.Sc Degree with specialization in:

i)  Gender and Development Studies

ii) Gender and Science

iii)Gender and Technology

iv) Gender and Agricultural Technology

v)  Gender and Global Health

vi) Gender and Entrepreneurship

bPGD with specialization in:

i)  Women and Gender Studies

ii) Gender and Entrepreneurship

iii)Gender and Global Health

iv) Gender and Agricultural Technology

INSTITUTE FOR EROSION STUDIES (IES)

a)   M.Sc and PhD Degrees in Erosion Studies with specialization in:

i)  Integrated Watershed Management

ii) Urban Drainage System and Management

PUBLIC PROCUREMENT RESEARCH CENTRE (PPRC)

PGD in Public Procurement

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