• FUTO Postgraduate Form 2019/2020 is Now Available.

    The Postgraduate School of the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the underlisted 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).

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    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
    1.5 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
    1.6 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.

    4.0 SCHOOL 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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    METHOD OF APPLICATION:

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

    1. Go to the FUTO Website – www.futo.edu.ng
    2. Click on Prospective Students
    3. Go to PG Application Form 2019/2020
    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. Click on generate 20189/2020 PG Application Invoice
    6. Enter your e-mail Address
    7. Click on Sign In
    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. 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. Return to Step 4 above
    11. Click on Fill PG Application form 2019/2020
    12. Enter your Remita Number from the bank
    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.
    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.

    DOCUMENTS TO UPLOAD TO THE PG SCHOOL PORTAL:

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

    a) Higher National Diploma (HND) Certificate/Statement of Result
    b) University Degree Certificates/Statement of Result
    c) NYSC Discharge Certificate/Exemption Certificate
    d) “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 E above will close on the same day. All successful candidates will be notified via email/SMS.

    Best of luck To You all…
    CampusPortalNG Team


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