Federal University of Technology Minna (FUTMINNA) Postgraduate Courses and Requirements for 2021/2022 Academic Session


A complete list of postgraduate courses offered by the Federal University of Technology, Minna (FUTMINNA) and the admission requirements for each.

FUTMINNA Postgraduate Courses and Requirements

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See the list of courses advertised for the 2021/2022 academic session below.

FUTMINNA Postgraduate Courses and Requirements

A. SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE AND AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY


‘O’Level Entry Requirements: Candidates applying into any Department in the School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology must have at least five ‘O’ Level Credits to include: English Language Mathematics, Biology /Agricultural Science, Chemistry and any one relevant Science subject, obtain in not more than two sittings.

  1. Department of Agricultural Economics and Farm Management
    1. Ph.D (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in Agricultural Economics:
    2. Postgraduate Diploma in Agricultural Economics (Full-Time only)
      Entry Requirements for PGD:
      1. A Higher National Diploma (HND) in Agricultural Economics and or Farm Management from a recognized Institution with Overall aggregate of not less than Lower Credit (Minimum CGPA of 2.50).
      2. A Bachelor Degree in Agriculture and Allied Disciplines such as Veterinary Medicine, Biology, Botany and Zoology with a minimum of a Second Class (Lower Division) or its equivalent for unclassified Degrees.
  2. Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development
    1. Ph.D (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology:
    2. Postgraduate Diploma in Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology:
  3. Department of Animal Production
    1. PhD (Full-time and Part-time) in the following areas of specialization:
      1. Animal Nutrition (Monogastic & Ruminant Animal Nutrition)
      2. Meat Science
      3. Reproductive Physiology
      4. Animal Breeding and Genetics
    2. MTech (Full-time only) in Animal Production.
      Entry Requirements for MTech:
      1. A Higher National Diploma (HND) Upper Credit plus PGD at distinction in Animal production from a recognized Institution.
      2. A Bachelor Degree in Agriculture and Allied Discipline such as Veterinary Medicine, Biology, Botany and Zoology with a minimum of a Second Class (Lower Division) or its equivalent for unclassified Degrees.
  4. Department of Crop Production
    1. PhD (Full-time and part-time) in the following areas of specialization:
      1. Weed Science,
      2. Horticulture,
      3. Crop Breeding/Genetics
      4. Crop protection(Nematology&Virology)
      5. Seed Technology
      6. Crop Physiology
    2. MTech (Full-time only) in the following areas of specialization:
      1. Agronomy
      2. Crop Production
      3. Crop Protection
    3. Postgraduate Diploma in Crop Production (Full-time only)
      Entry Requirements for PGD:
      1. A Higher National Diploma (HND) in Agriculture from a recognized Institution with Overall aggregate of not less than Lower Credit (Minimum CGPA of 2.50).
  5. Department of Food Science and Technology
    1. PhD (Full-Time only) in Food Science and Technology
    2. MTech (Full-time only) in Food Science and Technology
    3. Postgraduate Diploma in Food Science and Technology (Full-time only)
      • ‘O’ Level Requirements:
        1. Five O’Level credits (WAEC/NECO/NABTEB) in English Language, Mathematics, Biology or Agricultural Science, Chemistry and Physics at not more than two sittings.
      • MTech Entry Requirement:
        1. (i) PGD (Upper Credit or Distinction) in Food Science and Technology.
        2. (ii) First degree (B.Sc/BTech) in Food Science and Technology or Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Agricultural Engineering and related disciplines with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division.
        3. (iii) Candidates whose first degree is not Food Science and Technology are required to audit some Postgraduate Diploma Courses in the Department.
      • PGD Entry Requirements:
        1. (i) Third class degree in Food Science and Technology or related field from a recognized University.
        2. Higher National Diploma (HND) in Food Science and Technology from a recognized Polytechnic or College of Technology with a minimum of Lower Credit.
  6. Department of Soil Science and Land Management
    1. PhD (Full-time and Part-time) in the following areas of specialization:
      1. i) Soil Conservation and Water Management.
      2. ii) Soil Fertility.
      3. iii) Soil Physics.
      4. iv) Soil Microbiology.
    2. v)MTech (Full-time only) in the Soil Science:
  7. Department of Water Resources, Aquaculture and Fisheries Technology
    1. PhD (Full-time and Part-time) in the following areas of specialization:
      1. i) Aquaculture/Fish Nutrition
      2. ii) Hydrobiology/Limnology
      3. iii) Fish Post Harvest Technology
      4. iv) Fish Genetics and Breeding
      5. v) Fish Biology
      6. vi) Fish Ecology
      7. vii) Fish Toxicology
    2. MTech (Full-time only) in Fisheries Technology
    3. Postgraduate Diploma in Fisheries Technology (Full-Time only)
      • MTech Entry Requirements:
        1. i) A Bachelor Degree in Agriculture and Allied Discipline such as Vet, Medicine, Biology, Botany and Zoology with a minimum of a Second Class (Lower Division) or its equivalent for unclassified Degrees.
      • PGD Entry Requirements:
        1. A Higher National Diploma (HND) in Agriculture from a recognized Institution with overall aggregate of not less than Lower Credit (Minimum CGPA of 2.50).

B. SCHOOL OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

‘O’ Level Entry Requirement: Candidates applying into any Department in the School of Electrical Engineering and Technology must have at least five ‘O’ Level Credits to including English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any one of the following: Biology/Agricultural Science, Technical Drawing, Geography or Economics or Further Maths in not more than two sittings.

  1. Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering
    1. PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-Time only) in the following area of Specialization:
      1. i) Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Power Systems Option).
      2. ii) Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Electronic Option)
    2. Postgraduate Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Full-Time only)
      PGD Entry Requirements:
      1. Higher National Diploma (HND) in Electrical/Electronic Engineering from a recognised polytechnic or any recognised Institution with at least Lower Credit grade level
  2. Department of Computer Engineering
    1. MEng (Full-Time only) in Computer Engineering.
  3. Department of Telecommunication Engineering
    1. Ph.D. (Full-Time and Part-Time) in Communication Engineering.
    2. MEng (Full-Time only) in Communication Engineering.

C. SCHOOL OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY

‘O’ Level Entry Requirements: Candidates applying into any Department in the School of Entrepreneurship and Management Technology must have at least five ‘O’ Level Credits including English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any two social science or science subjects obtained in not more than two sittings.

  1. Department of Entrepreneurship and Business studies
    1. PhD (Full-Time and Part-Time) in Entrepreneurship and Business studies.
    2. MTech (Full-Time only) in Entrepreneurship and Business studies.
    3. Postgraduate Diploma in Management Technology PGDMT (Full-time only)
      1. PhD Entry Requirements:
      2. MTech/MSc in Entrepreneurship and Business Studies with specialization in Entrepreneurship, Management, Marketing, and Finance.
      3. MTech Entry Requirement:
      4. Bachelor’s degrees with a minimum of Second Class Upper Division in relevant area such as Entrepreneurship, Business Administration, Marketing, Accounting, Finance, and Economics.
      5. Higher National Diploma (HND) with a minimum of Lower Credit in related fields from any recognized Polytechnic or institution. Such candidates must have PGD in Business Entrepreneurship or Administration from recognized institution.
      6. Candidates with at least Second Class Upper Division in areas outside social sciences, but with PGDMT of this University or PGD in Entrepreneurship from other recognized institution may be considered.
      7. PGD Entry Requirements:
      8. A graduate from the Federal University of Technology Minna or any other approved university and holders of first degree in any field of study.
      9. Holder of Higher National Diploma (HND) and professional qualifications such as ACCA, CIBN, etc
  2. Department of Project Management Technology
    1. PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in Project Management Technology.
    2. Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management Technology (Full-time only)
      • O’Level Entry Requirements:
        1. At least credit passes in five subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Economics, and any other Science or Social Science Subjects at O’ level at not more than two sittings, and at least a pass in Chemistry or Biology
      • PhD Entry Requirements:
        1. A Master degree in relevant discipline (such as Project Management, Economics, Operations Research, Statistics, Environmental Science, Science and Engineering fields) with a minimum score of 60% average, B grade, or 3.50 on a 5.00 scale.
      • MTech Entry Requirements:
        1. Minimum of second class lower of a good bachelor’s degree from the Federal University Technology, Minna or any other approved University in areas such as Project Management, Economics, Operations Research, Statistics, Environmental Science, Science and Engineering fields.
      • PGD Entry Requirements:
        1. i) HND in Transport Management, Management Planning and Engineering field with minimum of Lower Credit from reorganized institutions.
        2. A candidate with at least 3rd Class Honours Degree from FUT Minna, or any other approved University in Environmental Science, Science, Social and Management and Engineering field.
  3. Department of Transport Management Technology
    O’ Level Entry Requirements: Five ‘O’ Level Credits in English Language, Mathematics, Geography, Economics and one Science Subject.
    1.  
    2. PhD (Full-time and Part-time) MTech (Full-time only) in Transport Management Technology
    3. Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management Technology (Full-time only)
      • PhD. Entry Requirements:
        1. A Master Degree in the field of Transport Management Technology or other related fields such as Geography, Planning, Economics, Transportation Engineering, Logistics Management and other allied disciplines with a CGPA of 3.5 on a scale of 5.0 or its equivalent from FUTMINNA or any other approved university.
      • MTech Entry Requirements:
        1. Candidate with a Bachelor Degree with a minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division in Transport Management Technology, Science Technology, Engineering, Economics, Geography, Urban and Regional Planning, Operations Research, Statistics and or Management Technology from FUTMINNA or any other recognized University.
        2. A Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division in other fields or a minimum of HND with Lower Credit in Transport Planning or Transport, plus a Postgraduate Diploma in Transport Management.
      • PGD Entry Requirements:
        1. Minimum of 3rd Class Honours degree from the Federal University Technology, Minna or any other approved University in fields such as Quantity Surveying, Project Management, Building, Engineering, Urban and Regional Planning, Estate Management.
        2. Minimum of Lower Credit in HND from NBTE approved Institutions.

D. SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY

  1.  Department of Architecture
      1. PhD (Full-time only) and MTech (Full-time only) in Architecture
        • Specific Entry Requirements:
          1. BTech (Arch) Degree with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division from a 5-year Architecture programme.
        • ‘O’ Level Entry Requirements:
          1. Minimum of five (5) ‘O’ Level Credits to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any two of the following: Chemistry, Technical Drawing, Economics, Geography, Building Construction, Fine Art and Surveying.
  2. Department of Building
      1. PhD (Full-time and Part-time) in the following areas:
        1. Construction Management
        2. Construction Technology
      2. PGD (Full-time only) in Building
        • O’ Level Entry Requirements:
          1. Minimum of five (5) ‘O’ Level Credits to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and one of the following subjects: Economics, Geography, Technical Drawing, Biology/Agricultural Science
  3. Department of Estate Management and Valuation
      1. Postgraduate Diploma in Estate Management (Full-Time only)
        • PGD Entry Requirements:
          1. Higher National Diploma (HND) from a recognized Institution with a minimum overall aggregate of not less than a Lower Credit.
          2. A Third Class Degree in Estate Management.
          3. iii) BTech/BSc Degree with not less than Second Class Lower division in related discipline of the Federal University of Technology, Minna or other approved Universities.
  4. Department of Quantity Surveying
      1. PhD (Full-time and Part time) and MTech (Full-time only) in Quantity Surveying.
      2. Postgraduate Diploma in Quantity Surveying (Full-Time only)
        • O’ Level Entry Requirements:
          1. Minimum of five (5) ‘O’ Level Credits including English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any two of the following: Chemistry, Technical Drawing, Economics, Geography, Surveying and Agricultural Science/Biology.
  5. Department of Surveying and Geoinformatics
      1. PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in Surveying and Geoinformatics
        • ‘O’Level Requirements:
          1. Minimum of five (5) ‘O’ Level Credits to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any two of the following: Chemistry, Technical Drawing, Economics, Geography, Elementary Surveying, and Agricultural Science/Biology.
        • PhD Entry Requirements:
          1. MTech candidates with First Degree in Surveying and Geoinformatics.
        • MTech Entry Requirements:
          1. B.Tech/B.Sc. (Surveying and Geoinformatics) degree or equivalent of the University or any other approved University with a minimum of second class honours degree.
          2. B.Sc./B.Tech. Degree in Mathematics, Engineering, Physics, or Geography with Mathematics plus postgraduate diploma in Surveying from any approved University.
          3. iii. A Third Class degree in Surveying plus Postgraduate Diploma in Surveying and Geoinformatics from any recognised University.
          4. iv PGD in Surveying and Geoinformatics with First Degree in allied field such as: Geography,
          5. Mathematics, Physics, Geophysics, Geology and Civil Engineering are to be considered.
  6. Department of Urban and Regional Planning.
      1. PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in the following Options:
        1. Urban Governance and Poverty study
        2. Housing and Urban Renewal
        3. Environmental Impact Assessment.
      2. Postgraduate Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning (Full-Time only)
        • O’ Level Entry Requirements:
          1. A minimum of five (5) ‘O’ Level Credits in English Language, Mathematics and Geography. The other two subjects must be from the following. (Physics, Chemistry, Agricultural Science/ Biology, Technical Drawing, Economics or Government).
        • Ph.D Entry Requirements:
          1. M.Tech of the Federal University of Technology or M.Sc. from any recognised University in Urban and Regional Planning or related disciplines such as Estate Management, Architecture, Land Surveying, Quantity Surveying, Civil Engineering, Building, Environmental management and Planning and Geography with research thesis component and overall CGPA of 3.50.
        • MTech Entry Requirements:
          1. A candidate must have a Bachelor of Tech. or B.Sc. degree not lower than Second Class (Lower) from the Federal University of Technology, Minna or other approved Universities in Urban and Regional Planning, Geography and Planning.
          2. Holders of postgraduate diploma in Urban and Regional Planning at a minimum of Upper Credit Level or holders of Postgraduate Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning with lower credit and one year post qualification experience may be admitted.
        • PGD Entry Requirements:
          1. First degree (B.Tech, B. URP or B.Sc.) in Urban and Regional Planning, Geography and Planning and Environmental Science with at least 3rd Class degree or HND with minimum of lower Credit in Town planning from recognized polytechnic.

E. SCHOOL OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

  1. a) Department of Computer Science
      1. PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in Computer Science
      2. Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science (Full-time only)
        • O’ Level Entry Requirements:
          1. Minimum of Five ‘O’ Level Credits to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any other two relevant Science Subjects.
        • PGD Entry Requirements:
          1. i) BSc or BTech/BEng from any recognised Institution with a minimum of Third Class Degree.
          2. HND in Computer Science from a recognized institution with a minimum of Lower Credit.
  2. Department of Cyber Security Science
      1. PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in Cyber Security Science
      2. Postgraduate Diploma in Cyber Security Science (Full-time only)
        • O’ Level Entry Requirements:
          1. Minimum of Five (5) ‘O’ Level Credits in English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any other two Science subjects. Only graduates from ICT related discipline are eligible to apply.
  3. Department of Library and Information Technology
      1. PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in Library and Information Technology
      2. Postgraduate Diploma in Library and Information Technology (Full-time only)
        • PhD Entry Requirements:
          1. Tech Degree of FUT, Minna or any other recognized university in Library and Information Science with a minimum CGPA of 3.50 or 60% weighted Average.
        • MTech Entry Requirements:
          1. Admission into the Master of Technology Degree in Library and Information Technology is open to graduates of Library and Information Technology/Science of FUT, Minna and Library and Information Science of other recognized universities. Such graduates must have a minimum of:
          2. Second Class Lower Degree in Library and Information Science or Library and Information Technology.
          3. Post Graduate Diploma in Library and Information Science/Technology
        • PGD Entry Requirements:
          1. The candidates should possess at least third class in B.Tech Library and Information Technology from Federal University of Technology, Minna or Bachelor of Library Science from any other recognized University.
          2. First degree with a minimum of second class lower division in any discipline.
          3. HND with a minimum of lower Lower Credit in any discipline.

F. SCHOOL OF INFRASTRUCTURE, PROCESS ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

‘O’ Level Entry Requirements: At least five ‘O’ Level Credits to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any one of the following: Biology/Agricultural Science, Technical Drawing, Geography or Economics.

  1. Department of Agricultural and Bioresources Engineering
      1. Ph.D. (Full-time and Part-time) and MEng (Full-time only) in the following areas of specialization:
        1. Farm Power and Machinery
        2. Agricultural Crop Processing and Storage
        3. Soil and Water Engineering
        4. Food Engineering
          Note: MEng in Food Engineering is not available in the 2021/2022 Academic Session.
      2. Postgraduate Diploma in Agricultural and Bioresources Engineering (Full-time only)
        • PhD Entry Requirements:
          1. A CGPA of 3.5 or overall grade of ‘B’ or 60% weighted average at Masters Degree programme from FUT, Minna or any recognized Institution.
        • MTech Entry Requirements:
          1. A minimum of Upper Credit at HND Level or Third Class Degree from FUT, Minna or any recognized Institution with three years’ post-graduation experience in relevant field for candidates applying for Masters Degree Programme.
          2. A minimum of Second Class Lower or PGD with a minimum of Upper Credit from FUT Minna or any recognized institution for candidate applying for Masters Degree Programme.
        • PGD Entry Requirements:
          1. Candidates applying for this programme must have in their first degree a minimum of Third class and in the case of HND, a minimum of upper credit in Agricultural Engineering of the Federal University of Technology, Minna or any other equivalent engineering qualifications from other recognized Universities and Polytechnics, respectively.
  2. Department of Chemical Engineering
      1. PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MEng (Full-time only) in Chemical Engineering
      2. Postgraduate Diploma in Chemical Engineering (Full-time only)
        • O’ Level Entry Requirements:
          1. All candidates must have a minimum of five (5) credits at G.C.E., ‘O’ level or SSCE or NECO which must include Mathematics, English, Chemistry, Physics and any other science subject at not more than two sittings.
        • PhD Entry Requirements:
          1. Candidates for admission to PhD shall be Masters degree graduates of Federal University of Technology, Minna or of any other Universities. Such Master degree candidates must have attained an average performance of “B” Grade or weighted average of 60% or a minimum CGPA of 3.50.
        • MEng Entry Requirements:
          1. i) At least a Second-Class lower Degree in Chemical Engineering from Federal University of Technology, Minna or any other recognized University.
          2. ii) Candidates with recognized Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) with a minimum of Lower Credit (CGPA of 2.5) in relevant field with, at least one year of post qualification experience may be considered after passing a qualifying examination.
        • PGD Entry Requirements:
          1. i) Higher National Diploma (HND) in Chemical Engineering from a recognized Polytechnic or any recognize institution with at least lower grade level.
          2. Higher National Diploma (HND) in Minning Engineering, Polymer Engineering and other related field from any recognized institution.
          3. Degree or HND in Chemistry
          4. B.Sc or B.Eng. with third class or pass in Chemical Engineering.
  3. Department of Civil Engineering
      1. PhD (Full-time and Part-time) in the following areas of Specialization:
        1. Structural Engineering
        2. Geotechnical Engineering
        3. Water Resources and Environmental Engineering
      2. MEng (Full-time only) in the following areas of Specialization:
        1. Structural Engineering
        2. Geotechnical Engineering
        3. Water Resources and Environmental Engineering
        4. Highway and Transportation Engineering
      3. Postgraduate Diploma in Civil Engineering (Full-time only)
        • O’ Level Requirements:
          1. A minimum of five (5) O’ Level Credits or SSCE equivalent, which must include English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other science subject (e.g. Further Mathematics, Geography, Technical Drawing, Building Technology, Biology or Agricultural Science) at not more than two sittings.
        • PhD Entry Requirements:
          1. A CGPA of 3.5 or overall grade of ‘B’ or 60% weighted average at Masters Degree programme from FUT Minna or any recognised University.
        • MEng Entry Requirements:
          1. A minimum of Second Class Lower Degree or PGD with a minimum of Upper Credit from FUT Minna or any recognised Institution.
        • PGD Entry Requirements:
          1. Higher National Diploma (HND) in Civil Engineering with at least lower credit.
          2. , BEng., or BTech. Degree in Civil Engineering with at least third class (Hons).
          3. Higher National Diploma (HND) in water resources engineering with at least a Lower Credit.
          4. BSc or BEng in Water Resources Engineering with at least a third class (Hons) degree.
  4. Department of Mechanical Engineering
    1. PhD (Full–time and Part-time) in the following areas of Specialization:
      1. Industrial and Production Engineering
      2. Materials and Metallurgy Engineering
      3. Design and Solid Mechanics Engineering
      4. Thermofluids and Power Plant Engineering
    2. MEng (Full-time only) in the following areas of Specialization:
      1. Industrial and Production Engineering
      2. Design and Solid Mechanics Engineering
      3. Thermofluids and Power Plant Engineering
    3. Postgraduate Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Full-time only)
        • ‘O’ Level Requirements
          1. Minimum of five (5) ‘O’ Level Credits WAEC, NECO, GCE or NABTEB which must include English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry with any other Science/Social Science subject
        • PGD Entry Requirements:
          1. Higher National Diploma (HND) with a minimum of Lower Credit in Mechanical Engineering.
          2. BEng or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University with a minimum of Third Class.

G. SCHOOL OF LIFE SCIENCES.

  1. Department of Animal Biology
      1. PhD (Full-time and part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in the following areas of specialization:
        1. Applied Hydrobiology.
        2. Applied Entomology and Parasitology.
  2. Department of Biochemistry
      1. PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in Biochemistry:
        ‘O’ Level Entry Requirements:
        1. Minimum of five (5) ‘O’ Level Credits in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.
  3. Department of Plant Biology
      1. PhD (Full-time and Part-time) MTech (Full-time only) in the following areas of specialization:
        1. i) Plant Genetics and Breeding
        2. ii) Mycology
  4. Department of Microbiology
      1. PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in the following areas of specialization:
        1. Food and Industrial Microbiology
        2. Medical Microbiology
        3. Environmental Microbiology
        4. Pharmaceutical Microbiology
      2. Postgraduate Diploma in Microbiology (Full-time only)
      3. Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health (Full-time only)
        • ‘O’ Level Entry Requirements:
          1. Candidate must possess a minimum of 5 credits at ‘O’ Level in Mathematics, English, Chemistry, Biology and any other science subject with a minimum of pass in Physics.
        • Ph.D Entry Requirements:
          1. i) Candidates with Master Degree in Microbiology of the Federal University of Technology, Minna or any other recognized University are eligible for admission.
        • MTech Entry Requirements:
          1. A first degree with a minimum of a second class lower of the Federal University of Technology, Minna or any other recognized University in Microbiology.
          2. Candidates with third class degree of the Federal University of Technology, Minna or any other recognized University in Microbiology with three years post qualification experience or a postgraduate diploma (PGD) in Microbiology may be admitted.
          3. Candidates with a minimum of Second Class (lower division) in Biochemistry, Food Science and related disciplines of the Federal university of Technology, Minna or any other recognized University may be admitted with Postgraduate Diploma in Microbiology with a minimum of Lower Credit (CGPA of 2.50).
        • PGD Entry Requirements:
          1. A Higher National Diploma (HND) certificate in Biological Sciences (e.g Microbiology, Biochemistry, Botany, Zoology, Biology), Food Science and Technology, Nutrition and Dietetics etc from a recognized Institution with overall aggregate of not less than Lower Credit.
          2. A Bachelor degree (B. Sc./B. Tech) in Biological Sciences, Food Sciences, Medical and Health related disciplines such as Biochemistry, Botany, Zoology, Biology, Food Science and Technology, Nutrition and Dietetics and Pharmacy with a minimum of Second Class Honour (Lower division).
          3. B. Sc./B. Tech. degree with Third class in Microbiology

H. SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES

  1. Department of Chemistry
    1. PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in the following areas of specialization:
      1. Organic Chemistry
      2. Analytical Chemistry
      3. Natural Product Chemistry
      4. Polymer Science and Technology
        • O’ Level Entry Requirements:
          1. Minimum of five (5) ‘O’ Level Credits in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.
  2. Department of Geography
    1. PhD (Full-time and Part-time) in the following Options:
      1. Geography
      2. Applied Meteorology
      3. Environmental Management
      4. Applied Remote Sensing
    2. MTech (Full-time only) in the following areas of specialization:
      1. Applied Meteorology
      2. Environmental Management
      3. Applied Remote Sensing
        • O’Level Requirements:
          1. Five (5) O’level credits in English, Mathematics, Geography and any other 2 from the following: Physics, Chemistry, Biology (or Agric. Science) and Economics are required in at most 2 sittings.
        • PhD Entry Requirements:
          1. A Master degree from FUT, Minna, or any reputable university in the field of Geography, environmental or any relevant science programme, with a minimum CGPA of 3.50 or overall grade of ‘B’ or 60% weighted average.
        • MTech Entry Requirements:
          1. A minimum of Second Class Lower or PGD with a minimum of Lower Credit from FUT, Minna or any recognised institution in a relevant field is required. Holders of Third Class degree in relevant fields are eligible to apply after 3 years post-graduation experience.
  3. Department of Geology
    1. PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in the following areas of specialization:
      1. i) Hydrogeology
      2. ii) Mineral Exploration
      3. iii) Biostratigraphy
      4. ‘v) Environmental Geology
        • ‘O’ Level Entry Requirements:
          1. Minimum of five (5) ‘O’ Level Credits in English Language, Mathematics, Biology/Chemistry and any other Science subject except Agricultural Science.
  4. Department of Mathematics
    1. PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in Applied Mathematics
      1. O’ Level Entry Requirements:
      2. Minimum of five (5) ‘O’ Level Credits in English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any other two Science subjects.
  5. Department of Physics
    1. PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in the following areas of specialization:
      1. i) Applied Geophysics
      2. ii) Solid State Physics.
      3. Applied Atmospheric Physics
      4. ‘O’ Level Entry Requirements:
      5. Minimum of five (5) ‘O’ Level Credits in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and one other Science subject.
  6. Department of Statistics
    1. PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in Statistics.
    2. Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics (Full-time only)
      • ‘O’ Level Entry Requirements:
        1. Five credit passes at O’ Level which must include Mathematics, English, and Physics with any two subjects from Biology, Economics, and Chemistry are eligible for PhD admission.
      • PhD Entry Requirements:
        1. MSc or MTech Degree in Statistics from a recognized University.
      • MTech Entry Requirements:
        1. (a) BTech or BSc. in statistics from Federal University of Technology, Minna or any other recognized University with at least Second Class (Lower Division).
        2. (b) Bachelor of Technology Degree (BTech) or Bachelor of Science Degree (BSc) in Mathematics, from a recognized institution with a minimum of second class upper.
        3. (c) Graduates with Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics from Federal University of Technology, Minna or from any recognized University with a minimum of lower credit might be considered. A qualifying examination may be necessary.
      • PGD Entry Requirements:
        1. (i) Bachelor of Science Degree in Statistics with Third Class from a recognized University
        2. (ii) Bachelor of Science Degree in Science and Allied disciplines with a minimum of Second Class Lower from a recognized University.
        3. (iii) Higher National Diploma in Statistics with minimum of lower credit

I. SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION

  1. Department of Industrial and Technology Education
    1. Ph.D. (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in the following areas of
      1. specialization:
      2. Automobile Technology Education
      3. Building Technology Education
      4. Electrical/Electronic Technology Education
      5. Metal work Technology Education
      6. Woodwork Technology Education
        • ‘O’ Level Entry Requirements:
          1. Minimum of five (5) ‘O’ Level Credits in English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any two other Science subjects.
  2. Department of Educational Technology
    1. PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in Educational Technology
    2. Postgraduate Diploma in Technology Education (Full-time only)
      1. ‘O’ Level Entry Requirements:
      2. Minimum of Five (5) ‘O’ Level credits in English Language, Mathematics, and three other Science subjects.
      3. PGD Entry Requirements:
      4. Minimum of Third Class Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized Institution.
  3. Department of Science Education
    1. PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in the following areas of specialization:
      1. i) Chemistry Education
      2. ii) Mathematics Education
      3. iii) Physics Education
      4. v) Biology Education
    2. Postgraduate Diploma in Science Education (Full-time only)
      • ‘O’ Level Entry Requirements:
        1. Minimum of five (5) ‘O’ Level Credits in English Language, Mathematics, and three other Science subjects.

J. CENTRE FOR DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT STUDIES

  1. a) Professional Master in Disaster Risk Management and Development Studies (Full-time only).
  2. Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Disaster Risk Management and Development Studies (Full-time only)
  3. Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Climate Change and Mitigation and Adaptation (Full-time only)
    • ‘O’ Level Requirements
      1. Five ‘O’ Level credit passes including English and Mathematics and any of Geography, Biology and Chemistry plus any other two relevant subjects. at not more than two (2) sittings.
    • Entry Requirements for Professional Masters:
      1. Minimum of Second Class (Lower Division) Bachelor’s Degree in Sciences, Social Sciences, Medicine, Agriculture, Environmental Sciences, Engineering, Urban Planning etc. from recognized Institutions.
      2. Third class Degree holders who are employees of disaster related fields with five years cognate experience without PGD may be considered for admission, while others third class Degree holders will require Postgraduate Diploma in any of the areas listed above and at least 3 years of working experience in relevant fields.
    • Entry Requirements Professional PGD:
      1. Minimum of Third Class Bachelor’s Degree in Sciences, Social Sciences, Medicine, Agriculture, Forestry, Environmental Sciences, Engineering, Town Planning etc. from recognized Institutions.
      2. Minimum of Lower Credit pass in Higher National Diploma (HND) with at least 3 years of working experience in relevant fields.
      3. Minimum of HND Lower Credit, B.Sc. Third class (Hon), in any discipline related to the environment from the Federal University of Technology, Minna or any other Institution recognized by the Federal University of Technology, Minna. Priority will be given to Geography and sub-disciplines emanating from Geography; Agriculture related disciplines (Animal Production, Crop production, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Agricultural Extension, Food science and Technology etc.), Urban and Regional Planning, Building, Quantity Surveying, Geoinformatics and Architecture.

K. CENTRE FOR HUMAN SETTLEMENTS AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT.

  1. Professional Master in Sustainable Urban Development (Full-time only)
  2. Professional Master in Urban Ecology (Full-time only)
  3. Postgraduate Diploma in Sustainable Urban Development (Full-time only).
    • Entry Requirements Professional Masters:
      1. First Degree with a minimum of Second Class Lower in any discipline in Environmental Sciences, Science, Social Science, Agriculture or Engineering; or
      2. A Postgraduate Diploma in any relevant field for holders of Higher National Diploma with a minimum of Lower Credit.
    • ‘O’ Level Requirements
      1. A minimum of five (5) ‘O’ Level Credits in English Language, Mathematics and any other three subjects in either Physics, Chemistry, Geography, Biology/Agricultural Science or Economics at not more than two (2) sittings.
    • Entry Requirements Professional PGD:
      1. A Minimum of HND at Lower Credit in any related discipline or First Degree with a minimum of Third Class from Environmental/Social Sciences and Engineering background.

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