FUTMINNA Postgraduate Programmes Available & Requirements

The Federal University of Technology, Minna (FUTMINNA) programmes available for the postgraduate admission for  the 2017/2018 academic session. Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into different Postgraduate Programmes.

This shows all Programmes for all Postgraduate degrees offered at FUTMINNA Postgraduate School therefore prospective postgraduate students are encouraged to carefully check the programmes and PG degrees listed in the piece of information supplied below;

FUTMINNA Postgraduate Programmes/Courses Available for 2017/2018 Academic Session

MTech/MEng and PhD Programmes

1.         SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE AND AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY

O’ Level Entry Requirement for Candidates applying into any Department in the School of Agriculture and Agricultural Engineering Technology must have at least five O’ Level credits to include: English, Mathematics, Biology /Agricultural `Science, Chemistry and any one relevant Science subject.

  1. Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension Technology

Ph.D (Full-time and Part-time) in the following areas of specialization:

  1. Agricultural Economics and
  2. Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology

MTech (Full-time ) in the following areas of specialization:

  1. Agricultural Economics and
  2. Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology
  1. Department of Animal Production

PhD (Full-time and Part-time) in the following areas of specialization.

  1. Animal Nutrition
  2. Pasture Production
  3. Meat science                                                                                                
  4. Dairy and cattle Production
  5. Reproductive Physiology
  6. Animal Breeding and Genetics

MTech (Full-time only) in Animal Production.

  1. Department of Crop Production

 Ph.D   (Full-time and part-time) in the following areas of specialization:

  1. Weed Science,
  2. Horticulture,
  3. Seed Technology,
  4. Crop Breeding/Genetics
  5. Post Harvest Technology
  6. Crop protection

MTech (Full-time only) in the following areas of specialization:

  1. Crop protection
  2. Crop production
  3. Agronomy
  1. Department of Soil Science and Land Management

PhD (Full-time and Part-time) in the following areas of specialization:

i)          Soil Conservation and Water Management

ii)         Soil Fertility

iii)       Soil  Physics

  1. Soil Microbiology
  2. Pedology

MTech (Full-time only) in the following areas of specialization:

i)         Soil Conservation and Water Management

ii)        Soil Fertility

  1. Soil   Physics,

iv)        Soil Microbiology

  1. Pedology
  2. Soil chemistry
  1. Department of Water Resources, Aquaculture and Fisheries Technology

            PhD (Full-time and Part-time) in the following areas of specialization:

  1. Aquaculture/Fish nutrition
  2. Hydrobiology/Limnology
  3. Fish Post Harvest Technology
  4. Fish Genetics and Breeding
  5. Fish Biology
  6. Fish Ecology
  7. Fish Toxicology

MTech (Full-time only) in Fisheries Technology

2.           SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

O’ Level Entry Requirement for Candidates applying into any Department in the School of Engineering and Engineering Technology must have at least five O’ Level credits to include English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any one of the following:  Biology/Agricultural Science, Technical Drawing, Geography or Economics.

a)         Department of Chemical Engineering

PhD (Full-time and Part-time) in Chemical Engineering

MEng (Full-time only) in Chemical Engineering

 b)        Department of Civil Engineering

           

PhD (Full-time and Part-time) in the following areas of Specialization:

  1. Structural Engineering
  2. Geotechnical Engineering

MEng in (Full-time) in the following areas of specialization:

  1. Structural Engineering
  2. Geotechnical Engineering

c)         Department of Computer Engineering

PhD (Full-time and Part-time) for Staff of the Department only.

d)         Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering

PhD (Full-time and Part-time) in the following areas of specialization

  1. Power systems
  2. Electric Machine and Drives (for Staff of the Department only)
  3. Electronics

MEng (Full–time only) in the following areas of specialization:

  1. Electronics
  2. Control and Instrumentation

e)         Department of Mechanical Engineering

PhD (Full–time and Part-time) and MEng (Full-time only) in the following areas of Specialization:

  1. Industrial and Production Engineering
  2. Materials  and Metallurgy Engineering
  3. Design and Solid Mechanics Engineering
  4. Thermofluids and Power Plant Engineering
  5. Foundry Engineering

3.         SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY

                                                        

a)         Department of Architecture

PhD  Architecture (full-time and  part-time)MTech in Architecture (Full-time only)

            Specific Entry Requirement.

  1. BTech (Arch) Degree with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division from a 5-year Architecture programme.
  2. Minimum of five (5) O’ Level credits to include English, Mathematics, Physics and any two of the following: Chemistry, Technical Drawing, Economics, Geography, Building Construction, Fine Art and Surveying.

            O’ Level Entry Requirement

Minimum of five (5) O’ Level credits to include English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and one of the following subjects Economics, Geography, Technical Drawing, Biology/Agricultural Science

PhD and  MTech in Quantity Surveying (Full–time only).

Specific Entry Requirement.

  1. Minimum of five (5) O’ Level credits to include English, Mathematics, Physics and any two of the following: Chemistry, Technical Drawing, Economics, Geography, Surveying and Agricultural Science/Biology.
  2. BTech/BSc (Quantity Surveying) Degree or equivalent of Federal University of Technology or any other approved University with a minimum of Second Class Honours Degree.

PhD (Full-time and Part-time) in Surveying and Geoinformatics. (for Staff of the Department only)

Specific Entry Requirement.

  1. Minimum of five (5) O’ Level credits to include English, Mathematics, Physics and any two of the following: Chemistry, Technical Drawing, Economics, Geography, Elementary Surveying, Agricultural Science/Biology.
  2. BTech/BSc (Surveying) Degree or equivalent of Federal University of Technology or any other approved University with a minimum of Second Class Honours Degree. In addition the PhD candidates having the following qualification from any approved University.

4.         SCHOOL OF LIFE SCIENCES.

O’ Level Entry Requirement

Candidates must have five (5) O’ Level credits in English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and any other Science subjects except Agricultural Science. At least a pass in Physics is required

a)         Department of Biochemistry

PhD ( Full –time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in Biochemistry.

            O’ Level Entry Requirement

Minimum of five (5) O’ Level credits in English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

b)      Department of Biological Sciences

            PhD (Full-time and part-time) in the following areas of specialization:

  1. Zoology (Applied Entomology and Parasitology)
  2. Botany (Mycology)

  MTech (Full-time only ) in the following areas of specialization:

  1. Zoology (Applied Entomology and Parasitology)
  2. Zoology (Hydrobiology )
  3. Botany (Applied Plant Genetics and Breeding)
  4. Botany (Mycology )

a)         Department of Chemistry

PhD (Full-time and Part-time ) and MTech (Full –time ) in Analytical Chemistry

            O’ Level Entry Requirement:

Minimum of Five (5) O’ Level Credits in English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

b)         Department of Geography          

            PhD (Full-time and Part-time) in the following Options

  1.  Applied Meteorology
  2.  Remote Sensing Application
  3.  Environmental Management
  4.  Geography

MTech (full-time) in the following options

  1. Environmental Management
  2. Meteorology
  3. Remote Sensing Application

            O’ Level Entry Requirement:

Minimum of Five (5) O’ Level Credits in English, Mathematics, Geography and any other 2 from the following: Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Biology/Agric Science.

c)         Department of Geology

                        PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (full-time only) in the following areas of specialization

i)          Hydrogeology

ii)         Mineral Exploration

iii)        Biostratigraphy

            O’ Level Entry Requirement

Minimum of five (5) O’ Level credits in English, Mathematics, Biology/Chemistry and any other Science subject except Agric. Science.

d)      Department of Mathematics

PhD (Full-time and Part-time) in Applied Mathematics

MTech (Full –time only) in Applied Mathematics

O’ Level Entry Requirement:

Minimum of Five (5) O’ Level Credits in English, Mathematics, Physics and any other two Science Subjects obtained at not more than two sittings.

6.         SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION

a)         Department of Industrial and Technology Education

PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in the following areas of specialization:

  1. Automobile Technology Education,
    1. Building Technology Education
    2. Electrical/Electronics Technology Education,
    3. Metal Work Technology Education and

             O’ Level Entry Requirement

Minimum of five (5) O’ Level credits passes in English, Mathematics, Physics and any two other Science subjects.

b)         Department of Science Education

           

           PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time) in the following areas of specialization:

  1. Educational Technology
  2. Chemistry Education
  3. Biology Education
  4. Geography Education
  5. Mathematics Education
  6. Physics Education

            O’ Level Entry Requirement

Minimum of  Five (5) O’ Level credits in English, Mathematics, and three other Science subjects.

7.         SCHOOL OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

a)         Department Computer Science

PhD (Full-time and part-time) for Staff of the Department only.

MTech (full-time) in Computer Science.

O’ Level Entry Requirement:

Minimum of Five (5) O’ Level Credits in English, Mathematics, Physics and any other two Science Subjects obtained at not more than two sittings.

NOTE: Aptitude Test will be conducted before admission for all Applicants into M.Tech in Computer Science. Applicants will be contacted through SMS and email on the issue of the aptitude test.

b)         Department of Cyber Security

PhD in Cyber Security Science (Full-time and part-time) for Staff of the Department only.

O’ Level Entry Requirement:

Minimum of Five (5) O’ Level Credits in English, Mathematics, Physics and any other two Science Subjects obtained at not more than two sittings.

c)          Department of Library and Information Technology

             

PhD (Full-time and Part-time)and MTech (Full-time only)in Library and Information Technology

            O’ Level Entry Requirement

Minimum of five (5) O’ Level credits passes in English, Mathematics, and any other (3) subjects. From (i) Geography, (ii) Physics, (iii) Chemistry(iv)Biology, or Agricultural Science and

8.         CENTRE FOR DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT STUDIES

Professional Masters in Disaster Risk Management and Development Studies (Full-time only).

Admission Requirements

  1. Five ‘O’ Level credits including English and Mathematics and any of Geography, Biology/Agric Science plus any two science or social science subjects.
  2. Minimum of Third Class Bachelor’s Degree in Sciences, Social Sciences, Medicine, Agriculture, Forestry, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,

From recognized Institutions.

  1. Third class Degree with Postgraduate Diploma in any of the areas listed above and at least 3 years of working experience in relevant fields.
  2. Evidence of National Youth Service (NYSC) discharge Certificate or exemption letter.)

9.        CENTRE FOR HUMAN SETTLEMENTS AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT.

  1. Professional Masters  in Sustainable Urban Development (Full-time)
  2. Professional Masters  in Urban Ecology (Full-time )

Admission Requirements

  1. First Degree with a minimum of Second Class Lower in any discipline in Environmental Sciences, Science, Social Science, Agriculture or Engineering; or
  2. A Postgraduate Diploma in any relevant field for holders of Higher National Diploma with a minimum of Lower Credit.
  3. In Addition to (i) and (ii) above, a minimum of five (5) O’Level   Credits in English Language, Mathematics and any other three subjects in either Physics, Chemistry, Geography, Biology/Agricultural Science or Economics at not more than two (2) sittings.

Duration of Programmes

The duration of programmes for the 2016/2017 FUTMINNA postgraduate studies is divided into;

i           Master Degree Programmes

The Master Degree programmes are expected to last a minimum of three Semesters for Full-Time Students and four Semesters for Part-Time Students. The maximum allowable periods of studies shall be six Semesters for Full-Time and eight Semesters for Part-Time Students, subject to maintaining a CGPA of 2.50 in every semester.  Failure to meet this requirement will result in withdrawal from the programme.

ii          PhD Programmes

A Minimum of six Semesters (three (3) academic Sessions) and maximum of ten Semesters (five (5) academic sessions) for Full-Time Students.

A Minimum of ten Semesters (five (5) academic Sessions) and maximum of fourteen Semesters (seven (7) academic sessions) for Part-Time Students respectively.

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