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FUTO 2015/2016 Postgraduate Admission Form Details



About FUTO ESTABLISHED 1980 FACULTY Starting with an initial enrollment of 225 undergraduate students and a staff strength of 60 (comprising 28 Academic and 32 Administrative staff) in 1981. The University’s enrollment for the 2010/2011 session has grown to 21,039 students (comprising 17,713 Undergraduates and 3,326 Postgraduate students) and an Academic Staff strength of 926 ... Continue Reading

About FUTO

ESTABLISHED

1980

FACULTY

Starting with an initial enrollment of 225 undergraduate students and a staff strength of 60 (comprising 28 Academic and 32 Administrative staff) in 1981. The University’s enrollment for the 2010/2011 session has grown to 21,039 students (comprising 17,713 Undergraduates and 3,326 Postgraduate students) and an Academic Staff strength of 926 (including 156 Professors), plus over 1,200 Administrative and Technical support Staff.

STUDENTS

FUTO Undergraduate Students – About 14,500

Postgraduate Students– About 6,700

Total Number of Students – About 21,000

MOTTO

Technology for Service

LIBRARY COLLECTION

  • Available print collections of over 95,000 Books and 200 Journal Titles plus over 3,500 Technical Documents and 1,000 maps.
  • Virtual Library (with database covering over 300 subject areas; plus availability of some rather specialized EBSCO, AGRA and OARE data bases).
  • Added to these are some modern Internet facilities, provided under the OSIWA Project and some well co-ordinated IMO depository rights.

FUTO Schools

Federal University of Technology, Owerri has 6 degree-granting schools. The University has grown from few students with a single master to an enrollment of more than 20,000 degree candidates including Undergraduate and Postgraduate students.

  • School of Agriculture and Agriculture Technology
  • School of Engineering and Engineering Technology
  • School of Environmental Technology
  • School of Health Technology
  • School of Management Technology
  • School of Science

COMMERCIAL AND ENTREPRENEURIAL VENTURES

  • FUTO Consultancy Services Limited
  • FUTO Micro-finance Bank Limited
  • FUTO Farms Limited
  • FUTO Bookshops Limited
  • FUTO Press Limited

RESEARCH CENTRES AND ACADEMIC SUPPORT UNITS

  • Centre for Agricultural Research
  • Centre for Industrial Studies
  • Centre for Continuing Education
  • Centre for Energy and Power Systems Research
  • Centre for Vocational and Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Institute of Erosion Studies
  • Information and Communication Technology Centre
  • University Computer Centre

UNIVERSITY PROFESSORS

22 ‘individuals of distinction’

FUTO 2015/2016 Postgraduate Admission Form Information

Applications are hereby invited by the Postgraduate School, Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the underlisted Diploma, Masters and Doctorate Degree programmes for the 2015/2016 academic session under Regular, Centre for Continuing Education(CCE) and Centre for Women, Gender and Development Studies(CWGDS).

AVAILABLE POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

1.0 SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE AND AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY (SAAT)

1.1  DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS

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

PGD in Agricultural Economics

1.2 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION

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

PGD in Agricultural Extension

1.3 DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

PGD, 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 Product

v) Reproductive Physiology

PGD in Animal Science and Technology

1.4 DEPARTMENT OF CROP SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

PGD, 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

PGD in Crop Science and Technology

1.5 DEPARTMENT OF SOIL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

PGD, 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

PGD in Soil Science and Technology

1.6 DEPARTMENT OF FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE TECHNOLOGY

M.Sc. in Fisheries and Aquaculture

Ph.D. in Fisheries and Aquaculture

PGD in Fisheries and Aquaculture

2.0 SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (SEET)

2.1 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING

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

PGD in Agricultural Engineering (Note, only candidates with 3rd class are qualified for PGD in Agricultural Engineering)

2.2 DEPARTMENT OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

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

M.Eng. in Chemical Engineering

PGD in Chemical Engineering

2.3 DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING

M.Eng. and Ph.D  Degrees in Civil Engineering with specialization in:

i)          Water Resources  Engineering

ii)         Structural Engineering

iii)        Public Health Engineering

PGD in Civil Engineering only

2.4        DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING

M.Sc. and Ph.D   Degrees in Electrical and Electronic Engineering with specialization in:

i)          Electronic Power Engineering

ii)         Communication Engineering

iii)        Control Engineering

iv)        Electronic and Computer Engineering

2.5        DEPARTMENT OF FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

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

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

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

vi)            Petroleum Economics

PGD in Petroleum Engineering

2.9        DEPARTMENT OF POLYMER AND TEXTILE ENGINEERING

M.Sc. and Ph.D   Degrees in Polymer and Textile Engineering with specialization in:

i)          M.Sc. in Polymer Science and Engineering

ii)          M.Sc. in Textile Science and Engineering

iii)         Ph.D  in Polymer Science

iii)         Ph.D  in Textile Science

3.0        SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY (SMAT)

3.1        DEPARTMENT OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY

Ph.D, M.Sc. and MBA in Project Management Technology with specialization in:

i)          Construction Technology

ii)          Manufacturing Systems

iii)         Industrial Process Technology

PGD with options in:

i)              Construction Technology

ii)             Manufacturing Systems

3.2        DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY

PGD, MBA, M.Sc. and Ph.D  Degrees in:

i)              Financial Management Technology

ii)             Management Technology

3.3        DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY

MBA, M.Sc. and Ph.D  Degrees in:

Transport Management Technology with specialization in:

i)              Aviation Management

ii)             Transport Planning and Management

iii)            Maritime Management  Technology

MBA options:

i)              Sea Transport Management

ii)             Air Transport Management

iii)            Transport Management

iv)            Logistics Management

PGD in Transport Management Technology

3.4        DEPARTMENT OF MARITIME MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY

MBA, M.Sc. and Ph.D  Degrees in Maritime Management Technology

M.Sc. options:

i)          Marine Transport Management

ii)          Maritime Economics and Finance

PGD in Maritime Management Technology

3.5        DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY

PGD, MBA, M.Sc. and Ph.D  Degrees in Information Management Technology

4.0        SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY (SOET)

4.1        DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY

M.Sc. and Ph.D   Degrees in Environmental Technology with specialization in:

i)              Pollution Control Technology

ii)             Flood and Erosion Control Technology

iii)            Geo-Environmental Technology

PGD in Environmental Technology

5.0        SCHOOL OF SCIENCE (SOSC)

5.1        DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY

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

PGD in Biochemistry

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 CHEMISTRY

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

PGD with specialization in

i)              Environmental Chemistry

ii) Chemical Quality Control and Industrial Safety

5.4    DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

M.Sc. and Ph.D  Degrees in Computer Science.

5.5        DEPARTMENT OF GEOSCIENCES

M.Sc. and Ph.D  Degrees in Geosciences with specialization in:

i)              Geophysics

ii)             Petroleum Geology/Sedimentology

iii)            Hydrogeology

iv)            Environmental Geology

PGD Geosciences

5.6        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

5.7        DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS

M. Sc. and Ph.D Degrees in Statistics:

i)              Time Series Analysis

ii)             Econometrics

iii)            Probability Theory

iv)            Multivariate Analysis

v)             Demography

PGD in Statistics

5.8        DEPARTMENT OF MICROBIOLOGY

M.Sc. and Ph.D Degrees in Microbiology with specialization in:

i)          Food/Industrial Microbiology

ii)          Medical Microbiology

iii)         Environmental Microbiology

PGD in Applied Microbiology

5.9        DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS

PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D  Degrees in Physics with specialization in:

i)          Solid State Physics

ii)          Materials Science

iii) Solar Energy Physics

iv)            Space Physics

6.0        SCHOOL OF HEALTH TECHNOLOGY (SOHT)

6.1        DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH TECHNOLOGY

M.Sc and Ph.D   in Public Health Technology with specialization in:

i) Environmental Health and Safety Technology

ii) Epidemiology and Disease Control Technology

iii) Disease Control Technology

iv) Health Promotion and Wellness Technology

v) Health Economics

PGD in Public Health Technology (PGDPH)

6.2 DEPARTMENT OF BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGY

M.Sc. Degrees in Physiokinetics  and Biomedical Technology with specialization in:

i)  Medical Electronics and Instrumentation

ii)          Clinical Engineering

vi)            Rehabilitation Engineering

G CENTRE FOR WOMEN, GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT STUDIES (CWGDS)

1) PGD with specialization in:

(i)       Women and Gender Studies

(ii)   Gender and Entrepreneurship

(iii)  Gender and Global Health

(iv)  Gender and Agricultural Technology

2)  M.Sc Degree Programme

(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

H.  PROGRAMMES AVAILABLE AT THE CENTRE FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION (CCE)

SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY (SMAT)

1.   DEPARTMENT OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY (MBA, PGD)

i)          MBA and PGD in Project Management Technology

2.   DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY (MBA, PGD)

i)          Financial Management Technology

ii)          Management Technology

3.   DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY (MBA, PGD)

i) MBA and PGD in Information Technology

4. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY (MBA, PGD)

i) Land Transport  Management

ii) Transport Economics and Planning  (MBA only)

v) Air Transport  Management

vi) Water Transport Management

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

All candidates applying for any of the following postgraduate programmes must satisfy the basic matriculation requirements including English Language and Mathematics as required by the Department.

1. PGD: Candidates applying for the Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) programme must possess any of the following in addition to English and Mathematics and the basic matriculation requirements of the department:

i Higher National Diploma (HND) Upper Credit and 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.

2. M.Sc, M.Eng, MPH: Candidates applying for the M.Sc. programme must possess any of the following in addition to English and Mathematics and the basic matriculation requirements of the Department:

i A first degree with at least a second class honours qualification with a minimum of 3.00 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.

iii A Bachelors degree from a recognized university plus a PGD of not less than 3.50 CGPA on a 5 point scale and a 3.00 CGPA on a 4 point scale in the relevant area.

3. MBA: Candidates applying for the MBA programme must possess any of the following in addition to English and Mathematics and the basic matriculation requirements of the  Department:

i) A good honours degree in the area of Science/Technology, Engineering and Management Technology from FUTO or from any other recognized university.

ii) Graduates with first degree from a recognized university and holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) with Postgraduate Diploma may apply for the MBA programme

4. Ph.D: Candidates applying for a Ph.D programme must possess in addition to English  and  Mathematics and the basic matriculation requirements of the Department:

i) A Master’s degree with a CGPA of 4.00 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 recognized/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: Minimum of three (3) semesters and maximum of six (6) semesters for full-time and minimum of four (4) semesters and maximum of eight (8)  semesters for part-time students.

iii) PGD Programmes: Minimum of two (2)  semesters and maximum  of four (4) semesters for full-time and Minimum of four (4) semesters and Maximum of six (6) semesters for part-time students.

Note: Candidate with Bachelor or Master’s degree in education (B.Ed and M.Ed) need not apply.

METHOD OF APPLICATION

Any interested candidate should pay a non-refundable fee of eleven thousand naira (N11,000.00) exclusive of the switch fee only at any First Bank Branch in the country using the e-Tranzact platform and then complete the online application at apply.futo.edu.ng

DOCUMENTS TO SUBMIT

Candidates should forward the following relevant documents in support of their application to the Deputy Registrar/Secretary, Postgraduate School, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State.

i. Two photocopies of University degree certificates.
ii. Two photocopies of NYSC discharge certificate.
iii. Two photocopies of “O” Level Result.
iv.  Completed Referee Forms from three referees as indicated.
v. Two hard copies of the on-line application.

SUBMISSION OF ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS:

All applicants must forward their transcripts to reach The Secretary, Postgraduate School, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria, not later than November 30, 2015.
Please note that any application without Transcript will not be considered for admission.

CLOSING DATE:

The Website will close on October 30, 2015 and all submission of document as in E above will close on November 30, 2015.  All successful candidates will be notified via email/SMS.

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