FUTO Begins Admission Into Post-Graduate Programmes For 2014/2015 Session

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The Postgraduate School, Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for consideration for admission into the under – listed Postgraduate Diploma, Masters and Doctorate Degree programmes for the 2014/2015 session.

Any interested candidate should pay a non-refundable fee ofeleven thousand, three hundred naira (N11,300.00)only at any First Bank Branch in the country using thee-Tranzact platformand then complete the online application at www.futo.edu.ng

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:

i. Higher National Diploma (HND) Upper Credit and above.
ii. Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant discipline from FUTO or any other recognized university with at least a Third Class Honours.
iii. A good Bachelor’s Degree with at least a 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:

i. A first degree with at least a second class honours qualification with a minimum of3.00 CGPA on a 5 Point Scalein 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 than3.50CGPA on a 5 Point Scalein the relevant area.

3. MBA Candidates applying for the MBA programme must possess any of the following:

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 in the relevant area may apply for the MBA programme.

Ph.D. Candidates applying for the Ph.D programme must possess:

i) A Master’s degreewith a CGPA of 4.00 on a 5.00 point scale or 3.0 on a 4.0 point scaleor its equivalent in the relevant area from FUTO or any other recognized university.

C.DURATION OF PROGRAMMES

i)Ph.D Programmes: A minimum of six semesters and a maximum of ten semesters for full-time and minimum of eight semesters and a maximum of fourteen 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.

D. METHOD OF APPLICATION

Candidates are advised to apply on line following the procedure given below:

Step 1:Go to any branch of First Bank Plc and pay a non-refundable fee of Eleven thousand, three hundred Naira (N11,300.00) for FUTO PGS OR CCE application depending on your interest.
You will be given an e-Tranzact receipt which should contain a Confirmation Order and Receipt Number. (Ensure that you do NOT lose this information).

Step 2: Log on to the application portal using “ pgapply.futo.edu.ng”

Step 3:Click on the “New Application” link
(Remember to download the Referee Report and the Transcript Request forms on the Login page)

Step 4:Select the program of your choice, enter the confirmation order and receipt number on the slip you got from the bank.

Step 5:Click on the “Start” button

Step 6:Fill the application form, then click “Continue”.

N.B: Ensure you upload your passport and fill all the required fields on the application form correctly

Step 7:Fill your O’level results correctly, then click “Save”

Step 8:When you have filled the application form correctly, to proceed click “Print Application Form”

N.B: If you click “Print Application Form”, you will not be able to edit your application form, to preview your application form and do the necessary corrections, click “Back”

E 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. Letters from 3 Referees as indicated in the Form
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 September 10, 2014.

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

CLOSING DATE:
The Website will close on October 30, 2014 and all successful candidates will be notified via email.

F.AVAILABLE POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

1.0 SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE AND AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY (SAAT)

1.1 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
Professional M.Sc, M.Sc and Ph.D Degrees in Agricultural Economics with specialization in:

i. Agribusiness Management
ii.Agricultural Finance
iii.Agricultural Project Management
iv.Agricultural Marketing
v.Resources and Environmental Economics
vi.Farm Management and Production Economics

ii) Agricultural Policy and Development
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
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
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
M.Sc. and Ph.D. Degrees in Soil Science and Technology with specialization in:
Areas of Specialization
i.Soil and Environmental Management
ii.Soil Survey and Land-use Planning
iii.Soil Chemistry and Mineralogy
iv.Soil Fertility
v.Soil Microbiology and Biochemistry
vi.Soil Physics/Soil Conservation
vii.Soil Genesis and Classification

PGD in Soil Science and Technology with specialization in
i.Soil Environmental Management
ii.Soil Survey and Land Use Planning
iii.Soil Science.

1.6 DEPARTMENT OF FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURETECHNOLOGY
PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D 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 first degree are qualified for PGD in Agricultural Engineering)

1. DEPARTMENT OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
Ph.D. Degrees 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

1. DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING
M.Eng. and Ph.D. Degrees in Civil Engineering with specialization in:

i.Water Resources Engineering
ii.Structural Engineering
PGD in Civil Engineering

2.4 DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING
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.Electronic and Computer Engineering

PGD in Electrical and Electronic 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
i.Beverage and Brewing Technology
ii.Food Processing Technology
PGD in Food Science and Technology

2.6 DEPARTMENT OF MATERIALS AND METALLURGICALENGINEERING
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
v) 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 specialization 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 with specialization in:

4.0 SCHOOL OFENVIRONMENTALTECHNOLOGY(SOET)
4.1 DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY
M.Sc. and Ph.D. Degrees 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
i.Pharmacology Biochemistry
ii.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

i.Physical Chemistry
ii.Environmental Chemistry
PGD with specialization in:
i.Environmental Chemistry
ii.Chemical Quality Control and Industrial Safety

5.4 DEPARTMENT OFCOMPUTER SCIENCE
PGD, 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 Mathematics with specialization in:
i.Time Series Analysis
ii.Econometrics
iii.Probability Theory
iv.Multivariate Analysis
v.Demography
vi.Sampling theory

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 Microbiology

5.9 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

PGD in Physics

6.0 SCHOOL OF HEALTH TECHNOLOGY(SOHT)
6.1 DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH TECHNOLOGY
Ph.D in Public Health Technologywith specialization:
i.Environmental Health and Safety
ii.Epidemiology and Biostatistics
iii.Disease Control Technology
iv.Health Promotion and Wellness
v.Health Economics
M.Sc in Public Health (MPH)with specialization in:
i.Environmental Health and Safety
ii.Epidemiology and Biostatistics
iii.Disease Control Technology
iv.Health Promotion and Wellness
v.Health Economics

A.PGD in Public Health Technology (PGDPHT)

6.2 DEPARTMENT OF BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGY
M.Sc. Degree in Physiokinetics and Biomedical Technology with specialization in:
i) Medical Electronics and Instrumentation
ii) Clinical Engineering
iii) Rehabilitation Engineering

7.0 CENTRE FOR WOMEN, GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT STUDIES (CWGDS)
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.PROGRAMMESAVAILABLEAT THE CENTRE FOR CONTINUINGEDUCATION (CCE).
SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY (SMAT)

1. DEPARTMENT OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY (MBA, PGD)
Areas of Specialization
i.Project Management Technology

1. DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY (MBA, PGD)
Areas of Specialization
i.Financial Management Technology
ii.Management Technology

1. DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY (MBA, PGD)
Areas of Specialization
i.Information Management Technology

1. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY (MBA, PGD)
Areas of Specialization
i.Land Transport Management
ii.Transport Economics and Planning (MBA only)
i.Air Transport Management
ii.Water Transport Management.

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