FUTO Postgraduate Admission into Full-time/Part-time Programmes 2021/2022

The Federal University of Technology Owerri FUTO Postgraduate Admission into Full-time/Part-time Programmes 2021/2022 Academic Session. All applications for the postgraduate courses will close by February 28, 2022.

FUTO Postgraduate Admission into Full-time/Part-time Programmes 2021/2022

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into various Postgraduate programmes of the University. The postgraduate programmes are available in Diploma, Masters and Doctorate degree programmes for 2021/2022 academic session under Regular, Part-Time and Centre for Continuing Education (Weekend). The University also offer Postgraduate programmes in the Institute of Women, Gender and Development Studies (IWoGDS), Institute of Erosion Studies (IES) and Public Procurement Research Centre (PPRC).

  1. GENERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENT

All candidates must have credit passes at O’level including English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry for all courses in Engineering. For other courses, candidates must possess five credits including English Language, Mathematics, Biology/Agricultural Science and two other relevant subjects at O’level.

2.0 OTHER NECESSARY INFORMATION

2.1 Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

  1. All candidates must meet matriculation requirements including O’level credit passes in English language and mathematics and any other related subjects as required by the Department.
  2. Holders of HND with credit or above in its relevant areas. Professional qualifications such as ICAN, ACA, FIST, FIMT, FMILT, FNIST may also qualify for admission.
  3. Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline from FUTO or any other recognized universities with at least a third class honours
  4. A good Bachelor’s Degree with at least second class honours in other related disciplines.

3.0    MASTERS: M.SC, M.ENG, M.TECH AND MPH

Candidates applying for the Master of Science (M.Sc), Master of Engineering (M.Eng), Master of Technology (M.Tech) and Master of Public Health (MPH) programmes 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 Bachelor’s 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 2.50 CGPA on a 5-point scale and a 2.00 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.

3.1    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 2.50 CGPA on a 5-point scale or 2.00 CGPA on a 4-point scale in the related area from FUTO or from any other recognized University.
  2. Completion of one year internship programme and NYSC programme.

3.2    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.

4.0    O’LEVEL REQUIREMENT FOR GENDER STUDIES

O’level credit passes in English Language and Mathematics in addition to any other three subjects as following:

  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).

5.0    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. Candidates with Bachelors degree from a recognized University with at least a third class plus a Postgraduate Diploma.
  3. Higher National Diploma (HND) lower credit or above plus a Postgraduate Diploma in 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, Agricultural Science, and Geography.

FUTO Postgraduate Admission into Full-time/Part-time Programmes 2021/2022

6.0    DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (Ph.D)

Candidates applying for the Ph.D progrmame 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 a 5.00 point scale or 2.80 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.

NOTE: Candidates with Bachelor or Master’s degree in Education (B.Ed and M.Ed) need not apply.

A.      METHOD OF APPLICATION

          Candidates are advised to complete the application forms online through  www.futo.edu.nd as from 15th October, 2021.

Applicants are expected to submit their application forms online together with the scanned copies of their credentials.

  1. Ensure that the referee’s email address supplied is valid as a referee form link would be sent to your referee for completion online.
  2. Please note that only valid email address and phone number are used as further correspondences will through these channels. 
  3. print out a copy of the acknowledgement sleep when the form is  complete. Also, an acknowledgement will be sent to the email address you provided while filling the form. Therefore make sure you provide a valid personal email address.
  4. Ensure that the online form is carefully and correctly completed.

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

B. 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 Letter

iv. “O” Level Result

v. Other relevant documents.

SUBMISSION OF ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPT

All applicants must forward hard copies of their academic transcripts to reach the Deputy Registrar/Secretary, Postgraduate School, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State Nigeria.

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

CLOSING DATE:

The website will close on February 28, 2022 and all submission of documents will close on same day. All successful candidates will be notified via email/SMS.

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