Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the following Postgraduate Programmes of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) for the 2019/2020 Academic Session.
The School of Postgraduate Studies
As part of its Vision and Mission in terms of the development of high-level skilled manpower for the country, Council of The Federal University of Technology, Akure approved the establishment
of the Board of Postgraduate Studies in 1986, which metamorphosed into School of
Postgraduate Studies in 1994.
In pursuance of the primary objectives of the Federal Government for the establishment of the Universities of Technology, the Postgraduate
Programmes of The Federal University of
Technology, Akure are intended to consolidate and build upon the solid intellectual and technological foundations which the undergraduate courses in the University have been most carefully designed to achieve.
The need for purposeful and functional
education, which fosters technology for selfreliance, as an antidote to under-development, is the underlying principle for the design of specific
Postgraduate Programmes in the various Schools of the University. The mission of the School of Postgraduate Studies includes the development and offering of academic and professional programmes leading to the award of postgraduate diplomas and higher degrees which emphasize
planning, adaptive and productive skills in the engineering, scientific, agricultural,
environmental and allied professional
Within the context of these general objectives therefore, graduate students of The Federal University of Technology, Akure are trained to:
(i) have a very sound and an in-depth knowledge of the basic principles underlying the body of knowledge they are being trained to master
(ii) develop a broad analytical mind that would enhance major intellectual and technological break-through to improve the lot of man and the society, through basic and need-driven research
(iii) be adequately versed in their discipline, and be competent to impart the knowledge on others in a conducive academic environment to ensure the
continued existence of the system.
It is worth mentioning that our admission policy reflects 60% undergraduate and 40% postgraduate supported by highly qualified academic staff.
FUTA Postgraduate Admission Requirements.
All candidates must possess at least five (5) ‘O’ level credits as required in relevant disciplines and must include credits in English Language and Mathematics.
(i) Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)
(a) A first degree in the relevant discipline.
(b) Higher National Diploma (HND) of at least Lower Credit level or its equivalent in the relevant or related discipline.
(c) Professional qualifications acceptable in the University, such as ACA, AIB, ACCA, ACIS, or equivalent for the Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science only.
(ii) Master of Agric. Technology/Master of Engineering/Master of Technology (M. Agric. Tech./M. Eng./M. Tech.)
(a) A good Bachelors degree of at least Second Class Lower Division of The Federal University of Technology, Akure, in the appropriate discipline.
(b) A good Bachelors degree from other recognized Universities, in the appropriate discipline.
(c) Higher National Diploma of at least Lower Credit level and in addition, the candidate must have a Postgraduate Diploma (at Upper Credit level) in the appropriate discipline.
(iii) Master of Philosophy (M. Phil.): For M. Phil. in advertised discipline, a good M. Tech. degree or equivalent is required in the relevant discipline.
(iv) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D)
(a) A good Masters degree in the appropriate discipline with a CGPA of 3.50 and/or 60% minimum average score.
(b) Any other qualification approved by Senate.
FUTA Postgraduate Admission – Methods of Application.
(i) Candidates should process their
application on-line at the University’s
(www.rectas.org) using the e-tranzact
method with payment made to the
School of Postgraduate Studies account.
(ii) Application forms for postgraduate
programmes are sold for N20,000.00 (Ph.
D), N20,000.00 (Masters), and
N20,000.00 (PGD) only
(iii)Specifically, Ph. D candidates should
send their Research Proposal to firstname.lastname@example.org using
Note: Application payments can be made nationwide at any bank branch that is on etranzact platfom. Please note that you do not need any account number to pay for the Application Form, just indicate on your teller that you want to pay for FUTA Postgraduate Application Form.
Non–FUTA graduates should ensure that the official transcript from their Institutions is directed to the address below using the transcript label in the application form and indicating the target Department of study) latest six (6) weeks from the date of this advertisement:
SCHOOL OF POSTGRADUATE STUDIES ATTN: DEPARTMENT OF…..…….
THE FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY,
P.M.B. 704, AKURE,
ONDO STATE, NIGERIA.
NOTE: (A) ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPT WITHOUT
TRANSCRIPT LABEL WILL NOT BE PROCESSED.
(B) APPLICATION FORM AND ACCEPTANCE FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE
OPENING AND CLOSING DATES FOR
Application forms will be available for
completion for six (6) weeks beginning from Monday, 7th October, 2019.
FUTA Postgraduate Programmes & Duration of Programmes
The document box below contains the available Programmes and duration of each programmes.