FUTO Postgraduate Studies Application for 2019/2020 Session

FUTO

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 

FUTO Postgraduate Studies Application for 2019/2020 Session

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 [email protected]


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 Technology


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 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

DEPARTMENT OF FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE TECHNOLOGY
a) M.Sc and Ph.D. in Fisheries and Aquaculture
b) PGD in Fisheries and Aquaculture 


2.0 SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (SEET)

2.1 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL and BIO-RESOURCES ENGINEERING

a) M.Eng and Ph.D. 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
a) Ph.D 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
b) M.Eng. in Chemical Engineering
c) PGD in Chemical Engineering


2.3 DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING
a) M.Eng. and Ph.D Degrees in Civil Engineering with specialization in:
i) Water Resources Engineering
ii) Structural Engineering
iii) Public Health Engineering
b) PGD in Civil Engineering


2.4 DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING
a) M.Sc. and Ph.D 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 Ph.D Degrees in Food Science and Technology with
specialization in:
i) Food Microbiology
ii) Food Chemistry and Nutrition
iv) Beverage and Brewing Technology
v) Food Processing Technology
b) PGD in Food Science and Technology

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 with specialization in:
i) Geophysics
ii) Petroleum Geology/Sedimentology
iii) Hydrogeology
iv) Environmental Geology
b) PGD in Geosciences

6.4 DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS
 M.Sc. and Ph.D 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
a) M. Sc. and Ph.D 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
b) PGD in Statistics 

6.5 DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS
 M.Sc. and Ph.D Degrees in Physics with specialization in:
i) Solid State Physics
ii) Materials Science
i) Solar Energy Physics
ii) Space Physics
iii) Radiation and Health Physics

7.0 SCHOOL OF HEALTH TECHNOLOGY (SOHT)
7.1 DEPARTMENT OF BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGY

M.Sc. and Ph.D Degrees in Biomedical Technology with specialization in:
i) Medical Electronics and Instrumentation
ii) Clinical Engineering
iii) Rehabilitation Engineering

7.2 DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
a) MPH and Ph.D in Public Health with specialization in:
i) Disease Control
ii) Environmental Health and Safety
iii) Epidemiology and Biostatistics
iv) Health Promotion
b) PGD in Public Health

7.3 DEPARTMENT OF OPTOMETRY
 M.Sc in Optometry with specialization in:
i) Clinical Optometry
ii) Vision Science
iii) Ocular Health

G. POSTGRADUATE (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

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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