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.

 

  • 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:

  1. Higher National Diploma (HND) Lower Credit or above
  2. Bachelors Degree in the relevant discipline from FUTO or any other recognized University with at least a Third Class Honours.
  3. A good Bachelors Degree with at least Second Class Honours in other related disciplines.
  • POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA (PGD) in Gender Studies

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

  1. A good Bachelors Degree with at least Second Class Honours in other related disciplines.
  2. Higher National Diploma (HND) Lower Credit or above
  3. 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:

  1. Women and Gender Studies (Economics, Government or History, Commerce, Geography)
  2. Gender and Entrepreneurship (Economics, Government or History, Commerce, Geography)
  3. Global Health (Chemistry, Biology, Physics)
  4. Gender and Agricultural Technology (Chemistry, Agricultural Science or Biology and Food Nutrition or Home Economics)

 

  • 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:

  1. 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.
  2. 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

  • 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.

  1. 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.
  2. Completion of the one-year internship programme and NYSC programme

 

  • M.Sc in Gender Studies

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

  1. Higher National Diploma (HND) Upper Credit or above plus PGD in Gender Studies
  2. 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.
  3. 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:

  1. Gender and Development Studies/Entrepreneurship (Economics, Government or History, Commerce, Geography)
  2. Gender and Science/Global Health (Chemistry, Biology, Physics)
  3. Gender and Technology (Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Agricultural Science)
  4. Gender and Agricultural Technology (Chemistry, Agricultural Science or Biology and Food Nutrition or Home Economics)

 

  • 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:

  1. 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.
  2. Graduates with a Bachelors degree from a recognized University with at least a third class qualification
  3. Higher National Diploma (HND) lower credit or above plus a Postgraduate Diploma in a relevant field may apply for the MBA programme
  4. 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.

 

  • 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:

  1. 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
  2. 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.

  • METHOD OF APPLICATION

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

  1. Step 1: Go to the FUTO Website – (www.futo.edu.ng)
  2. Step 2: Click on Prospective Students.
  3. Step 3: Go to PG Application Form 2018/2019
  4. 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
  5. Step 5: Click on generate 2018/2019 PG Application Invoice
  6. Step 6: Enter your e-mail Address
  7. Step 7: Click on Sign In
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. Step 10: Return to Step 4 above
  11. Step 11: Click on Fill PG Application form 2018/2019
  12. Step 12: Enter your Remita Number from the bank
  13. 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

 

  • 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. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
    1. M.Sc. and PhD Degrees in Agricultural Economics with specialization in:
      • Farm Management and Production Economics
      • Agricultural Development and Policy
      • Agricultural Marketing and Cooperatives
      • Agricultural Finance
      • Agricultural Project Planning and Analysis
      • Agricultural Resources and Environmental Economics
    2. PGD in Agricultural Economics
  2. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION
    1. M.Sc. and PhD Degrees in Agricultural Extension with specialization in:
      • Agricultural Extension Administration
      • Programme Planning and Evaluation
      • Rural Sociology
      • Agricultural Extension Communication
      • Community and Rural Development
      • Indigenous Knowledge Systems in Agricultural and Rural Development
    2. PGD in Agricultural Extension
  3. DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    1. M.Sc. and PhD Degrees in Animal Science and Technology with specialization in:
      • Animal Breeding and Genetics
      • Animal Management
      • Animal Nutrition
      • Animal Products
      • Reproductive Physiology
    2. PGD in Animal Science and Technology
  4. DEPARTMENT OF CROP SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    1. M.Sc and PhD Degrees in Crop Science and Technology with specialization in:
      • Agronomy
      • Seed Technology
      • Plant Breeding and Genetics
      • Farming Systems
      • Crop Physiology
      • Horticulture and Landscaping
      • Crop Protection with options in the following:
        1. Mycology
        2. Nematology
        3. Weed Science
        4. Agricultural Entomology
        5. Bacteriology
        6. Virology
    2. PGD in Crop Science and Technology
  5. DEPARTMENT OF SOIL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    1. M.Sc. and PhD Degrees in Soil Science and Technology with specialization in:
      • Soil Science
      • Soil Genesis and Classification
      • Soil Physics/Soil Conservation
      • Soil Survey and Land-use Planning
      • Soil Microbiology
      • Soil Fertility
      • Soil Chemistry
      • Soil and Environmental Management
    2. PGD in Soil Science and Technology
  6. DEPARTMENT OF FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE TECHNOLOGY
    1. M.Sc and PhD in Fisheries and Aquaculture
    2. PGD in Fisheries and Aquaculture

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (SEET)

  1. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL and BIO-RESOURCES ENGINEERING
    1. M.Eng and PhD Degrees in Agricultural Engineering with specialization in:
      • Farm Power and Machinery Engineering Technology
      • Soil and Water Engineering Technology
    2. PGD in Agricultural Engineering (Note: Only candidates with 3rd class are qualified for PGD in Agricultural Engineering)
  2. DEPARTMENT OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
    1. PhD Degree in Chemical Engineering with options in:
      • Chemical Reaction Engineering
      • Process Plant Design
      • Refinery/Gas Engineering
      • Separation Processes
      • Simulation and Optimization
      • Systems Dynamics and Control
      • Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
    2. M.Eng. in Chemical Engineering
    3. PGD in Chemical Engineering
  3. DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING
    1. M.Eng. and PhD Degrees in Civil Engineering with specialization in:
      • Water Resources Engineering
      • Structural Engineering
      • Public Health Engineering
    2. PGD in Civil Engineering
  4. DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING
    1. M.Sc. and PhD Degrees in Electrical and Electronic Engineering with specialization in:
      • Power System Engineering
      • Communication Engineering
      • Control Engineering
      • Computer Engineering
      • Electronic Engineering
    2. PGD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  5. DEPARTMENT OF FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    1. M.Sc. and PhD Degrees in Food Science and Technology with specialization in:
      • Food Microbiology
      • Food Chemistry and Nutrition
      • Beverage and Brewing Technology
      • Food Processing Technology
    2. PGD in Food Science and Technology

 

  1. DEPARTMENT OF MATERIALS AND METALLURGICAL ENGINEERING
    1. M.Eng. and PhD Degrees in Materials and Metallurgical Engineering with specialization in:
      • Materials Engineering
      • Metallurgical Engineering
  2. DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
    1. M.Eng. and PhD Degrees in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in:
      • Industrial Production Engineering
      • Energy and Power Engineering
      • Automated Design and Manufacturing
  3. DEPARTMENT OF PETROLEUM ENGINEERING
    1. M.Eng. and PhD Degrees in Petroleum Engineering with specialization in:
      • Reservoir Engineering
      • Production Engineering
      • Drilling Engineering
      • Natural Gas Engineering
      • Petroleum Economics
    2. PGD in Petroleum Engineering
  4. DEPARTMENT OF POLYMER AND TEXTILE ENGINEERING
    1. PhD Degrees in Polymer and Textile Engineering with specialization in:
      • Polymer Science
      • Textile Science
    2. M.Sc. Degrees in Polymer and Textile Engineering with specialization in:
      • Polymer Science and Engineering
      • Textile Science and Engineering

SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY (SMAT)

  1. DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY
    • PhD, M.Sc. and MBA in Financial Management Technology
    • PGD in Financial Management Technology
  2. DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY
    • MBA, M.Sc. and PhD Degrees with specialization in Management Technology
    • PGD in Management Technology
  3. DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY
    • PGD, M.Sc. and PhD Degrees in Information Management Technology
  4. DEPARTMENT OF MARITIME MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY
    1. MBA and PhD Degrees in Maritime Management Technology
    2. M.Sc. Degree with specialization in:
      • Maritime Economics and Finance
      • Marine Transport Management
    3. PGD in Maritime Management Technology
  5.  DEPARTMENT OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY
    1. PhD, M.Sc. and MBA in Project Management Technology
    2. PGD in Project Management Technology
  6. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY
    1. M.Sc. and PhD Degrees with specialization in:
      • Aviation Management
      • Transport Planning and Management
      • Maritime Management Technology
    2. MBA with specialization in:
      • Sea Transport Management
      • Air Transport Management
      • Transport Management
      • Logistics Management
    3. PGD in Transport Management Technology

SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY (SOET)

  1. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY
    1. M.Sc. and PhD Degrees in Environmental Technology with specialization in:
      • Pollution Control Technology
      • Flood and Erosion Control Technology
      • Geo-Environmental Technology
    2. PGD in Environmental Technology

SCHOOL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES (SOBS)

  1. DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY
    1. M.Sc and PhD degrees in Biology Science with specialization in
      • Applied Entomology and Parasitology
      • Environmental Conservation and Management
      • Mycology and Plant Pathology
    2. PGD in Biological Science
  2. DEPARTMENT OF BIOTECHNOLOGY
    1. M.Sc. and PhD Degrees in Biotechnology with specialization in:
      • Biotechnology
      • Environmental Health Biology
  3. DEPARTMENT OF MICROBIOLOGY
    1. M.Sc. and PhD Degrees in Microbiology with specialization in:
      • Food/Industrial Microbiology
      • Medical Microbiology
      • Environmental Microbiology
    2. PGD in Microbiology
  4. DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY
    1. M.Sc. and PhD Degrees in Biochemistry with specialization in:
      • Industrial Biochemistry
      • Environmental Biochemistry
      • Medical Biochemistry
      • Pharmacology Biochemistry
      • Nutrition and Toxicological Biochemistry
    2. PGD in Biochemistry

SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES (SOPS)

  1. DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY
    1. M.Sc. and PhD Degrees in Chemistry with specialization in:
      • Chemical Quality Control and Industrial Safety
      • Analytical Chemistry
      • Mineral Processing
      • Organic Chemistry
      • Physical Chemistry
      • Inorganic Chemistry
      • Environmental Chemistry
    2. PGD in Chemistry
  2.  DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE
    1. M.Sc and PhD Degrees in Computer Science.
  3. DEPARTMENT OF GEOSCIENCES
    1. M.Sc. and PhD Degrees in Geosciences with specialization in:
      • Geophysics
      • Petroleum Geology/Sedimentology
      • Hydrogeology
      • Environmental Geology
    2. PGD in Geosciences
  4.  DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS
    1. M.Sc. and PhD Degrees in Mathematics with specialization in:
      • Industrial and Applied Mathematics
      • Differential Equations
      • Control Theory
      • Elasticity
      • Semi-Group Theory
  5. DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS
    1. M.Sc. and PhD Degrees with specialization in:
      • Time Series Analysis
      • Econometrics
      • Probability Theory
      • Multivariate Analysis
      • Demography
      • Sampling Theory
      • Statistical Inference
      • Stochastic Process
    2. PGD in Statistics
  6. DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS
    1. M.Sc. and PhD Degrees in Physics with specialization in:
      • Solid State Physics
      • Materials Science
      • Solar Energy Physics
      • Space Physics
      • Radiation and Health Physics

SCHOOL OF HEALTH TECHNOLOGY (SOHT)

  1. DEPARTMENT OF BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGY
    1. M.Sc. and PhD Degrees in Biomedical Technology with specialization in:
      • Medical Electronics and Instrumentation
      • Clinical Engineering
      • Rehabilitation Engineering
  2. DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
    1. MPH and PhD in Public Health with specialization in:
      • Disease Control
      • Environmental Health and Safety
      • Epidemiology and Biostatistics
      • Health Promotion
    2. PGD in Public Health
  3. DEPARTMENT OF OPTOMETRY
    1. M.Sc in Optometry with specialization in:
      • Clinical Optometry
      • Vision Science
      • 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)

  1. M.Sc Degree with specialization in:
    • Gender and Development Studies
    • Gender and Science
    • Gender and Technology
    • Gender and Agricultural Technology
    • Gender and Global Health
    • Gender and Entrepreneurship
  2. PGD with specialization in:
    • Women and Gender Studies
    • Gender and Entrepreneurship
    • Gender and Global Health
    • Gender and Agricultural Technology

INSTITUTE FOR EROSION STUDIES (IES)

  1. M.Sc and PhD Degrees in Erosion Studies with specialization in:
    • Integrated Watershed Management
    • Urban Drainage System and Management

PUBLIC PROCUREMENT RESEARCH CENTRE (PPRC)

PGD in Public Procurement

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