FUTO Postgraduate Studies Application for 2019/2020 Session

FUTO Postgraduate Studies Application for 2019/2020 Session

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 2019/2020 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 http://www.futo.edu.ng

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:

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 3.00 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 2.50 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 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 (Ph.D)

Candidates applying for the Ph.D 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 a 5.00 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.

 

C. DURATION OF PROGRAMMES

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

ii. 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.

iii. 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.

iv. POSTGRADUATE (WEEKEND) Programmes:

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

semesters.

b. 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

 

D. METHOD OF APPLICATION

Candidates are advised to apply on-line following the procedure given below:

Step 1: Go to the FUTO Website – www.futo.edu.ng

Step 2: Click on Prospective Students.

Step 3: Select Postgraduate Application

Step 4: Click on the link Apply here

Step 5: Enter your email address

Step 6: Click on Generate Invoice

Step 7: Enter your details and click on submit to generate payment invoice

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: Return to Step 4 above

Step 10: Enter your email address again to complete PG Application form online

Note: Ensure that the referee’s email address supplied is valid as a referee form link

would be sent to your referees for completion online.

Step 11: 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 email

address.

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

 

E. DOCUMENTS TO UPLOAD TO THE PG SCHOOL PORTAL

Candidates should upload the following relevant documents in support of their

application online

 

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

 

ii. University Degree Certificates/Statement of Result

iii. NYSC Discharge Certificate/Exemption Certificate

iv. “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 4, 2019.

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

CLOSING DATE:

The website will close on Monday, October 14, 2019 and all submission of documents as in above will close on same day. All successful candidates will be notified via

email/SMS.

 

F. AVAILABLE POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

 

1.0 SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE AND AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY (SAAT)

 

1.1 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS

a) M.Sc. and Ph.D 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 Ph.D 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

b) PGD in Agricultural Extension

 

1.3 DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

a) M.Sc. and Ph.D 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 Technolog

 

1.4 DEPARTMENT OF CROP SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

a) M.Sc and Ph.D 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:

 Mycology

 Nematology

 Weed Science

 Agricultural Entomology

 Bacteriology

 Virology

b) PGD in Crop Science and Technology

 

DEPARTMENT OF SOIL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

a) M.Sc. and Ph.D. Degrees in Soil Science and Technology with specialization

in:

i) Soil Science

ii) Soil Genesis and Classificatio

2.6 DEPARTMENT OF MATERIALS AND METALLURGICAL ENGINEERING

M.Eng. and Ph.D Degrees in Materials and Metallurgical Engineering with

specialization in:

i) Materials Engineering

ii) Metallurgical Engineering

 

2.7 DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

M.Eng. and Ph.D 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

a) M.Eng. and Ph.D Degrees in Petroleum Engineering with specialization in:

i) Reservoir Engineering

ii) Production Engineering

iii) Drilling Engineering

iv) Natural Gas Engineering

v) Petroleum Economics

b) PGD in Petroleum Engineering

 

2.9 DEPARTMENT OF POLYMER AND TEXTILE ENGINEERING

a) Ph.D 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

 

3.0 SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY (SMAT)

 

3.1 DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY

a) Ph.D, 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 Ph.D Degrees with specialization in Management

Technology

b) PGD in Management Technology

 

3.3 DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY

PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D Degrees in Information Management Technology

 

3.4 DEPARTMENT OF MARITIME MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY

a) MBA and Ph.D Degrees in Maritime Management Technology

b) M.Sc. Degree with specialization in:

i) Maritime Economics and Finance

ii) Marine Transport Management

c) PGD in Maritime Management Technology

 

3.5 DEPARTMENT OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY

a) Ph.D, M.Sc. and MBA in Project Management Technology

b) PGD in Project Management Technology

 

3.6 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY

a) M.Sc. and Ph.D Degrees with specialization in:

i) Aviation Management

ii) Transport Planning and Management

iii) Maritime Management Technology

b) MBA with specialization in:

i) Sea Transport Management

ii) Air Transport Management

iii) Transport Management

iv) Logistics Management

c) PGD in Transport Management Technology

 

4.0SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES (SOES)

 

4.1 DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

a) M.Sc. and Ph.D Degrees in Environmental Management with specialization

in:

i) Pollution Control Technology

ii) Flood and Erosion Control Technology

iii) Geo-Environmental Technology

b) PGD in Environmental Management

 

5.0 SCHOOL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES (SOBS)

5.1 DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY

a) M.Sc and Ph.D 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 Ph.D Degrees in Biotechnology with specialization in:

i) Biotechnology

ii) Environmental Health Biology

 

5.3 DEPARTMENT OF MICROBIOLOGY

a) M.Sc. and Ph.D Degrees in Microbiology with specialization in:

i) Food/Industrial Microbiology

ii) Medical Microbiology

iii) Environmental Microbiology

b) PGD in Microbiology

 

5.4 DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY

a) M.Sc. and Ph.D Degrees in Biochemistry with specialization in:

i) Industrial Biochemistry

ii) Environmental Biochemistry

iii) Medical Biochemistry

iv) Pharmacology Biochemistry

v) Nutrition and Toxicological Biochemistry

b) PGD in Biochemistry

 

6.0 SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES (SOPS)

6.1 DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY

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

i) Chemical Quality Control and Industrial Safety

ii) Analytical Chemistry

iii) Mineral Processing

iv) Organic Chemistry

vi) Physical Chemistry

vii) Inorganic Chemistry

viii)Environmental Chemistry

b) PGD in Chemistry

 

6.2 DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

 

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

6.3 DEPARTMENT OF GEOSCIENCES

 

a) M.Sc. and Ph.D Degrees in Geosciences

6. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY

MBA and PGD in Transport Management Technology

 

H. INSTITUTE OF WOMEN, GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT STUDIES (IWoGDS)

a) M.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

b) PGD with specialization in:

i) Women and Gender Studies

ii) Gender and Entrepreneurship

iii) Gender and Global Health

iv) Gender and Agricultural Technology

 

I. INSTITUTE FOR EROSION STUDIES (IES)

M.Sc and Ph.D Degrees in Erosion Studies with specialization in:

i) Integrated Watershed Management

ii) Urban Drainage System and Management

 

J. PUBLIC PROCUREMENT RESEARCH CENTRE (PPRC)

PGD in Public Procurement

 

J.U. Nnabuihe

 

Registrar, FUTO

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