FUTO Postgraduate Admission Form is Out – 2017/18 [How-to-Apply]

Federal University of Technology, Owerri, FUTO postgraduate admission application form for the 2017/2018 academic session is out.

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 2017/2018 session Regular, Centre for Continuing Education(CCE), Centre for Women, Gender and Development Studies(CWGDS), Institute for Erosion Studies and Public Procurement Research Centre (PPRC).

Click here(.pdf) for FUTO available postgraduate programmes.

FUTO Postgraduate Admission Requirements.

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

PGD:

  • Candidates applying for the Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) programme 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:
    • Higher National Diploma (HND) Lower Credit or above
    • Bachelors Degree in the relevant discipline from FUTO or any other recognized University with at least a Third Class Honours.
    • A good Bachelors Degree with at least Second Class Honours in other related disciplines.

PGD in Gender Studies:

  • Candidates applying for the Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Gender Studies programme must possess any of the following:
    • Higher National Diploma (HND) Lower Credit or above
    • Bachelors Degree in the relevant discipline from FUTO or any other recognized University with at least a Third Class Honours.
    • A good Bachelors Degree with at least Second Class Honours in other related disciplines.
    • O’ level credit passes in English Language and Mathematics in addition to any other three subjects are also required for admission into the programmes as follows:
      • Gender and Development Studies/Entrepreneurship (Economics, Government or History, Commerce, Geography)
      • Gender and Science/Global Health (Chemistry, Biology, Physics)
      • Gender and Technology (Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Agricultural Science)
      • Gender and Agricultural Technology (Chemistry, Agricultural Science or Biology and Food nutrition or Home Economics)

M.Sc, M.Eng and MPH:

  • Candidates applying for the Master of Science (M.Sc), Master of Engineering (M.Eng), and Master of Public Health (MPH) programme 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:
    • A Bachelors Degree with at least a Second Class Honours (lower division) qualification 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.
    • A Bachelors Degree with at least a Third Class Honours from a recognized University plus a PGD of not less than 3.00 CGPA on a 5-point scale and a 2.50 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, andGeography

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:
    • 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.
    • Completion of one year internship programme and NYSC programme

M.Sc in Gender Studies:

  • Candidates applying for the Master of Science (M.Sc) in Gender Studies programme must possess any of the following:
    • Higher National Diploma (HND) Upper Credit or above plus PGD in Gender Studies
    • Bachelors Degree in the relevant discipline from FUTO or any other recognized University with at least a Third Class Honours.
    • A good Bachelors Degree with at least Second Class Honours in other related disciplines.
    • O’ level credit passes in English Language and Mathematics in addition to any other three subjects are also required for admission into the programmes as follows:
      • Gender and Development Studies/Entrepreneurship (Economics, Government or History, Commerce, Geography)
      • Gender and Science/Global Health (Chemistry, Biology, Physics)
      • Gender and Technology (Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Agricultural Science, Economics)
      • Gender and Agricultural Technology (Chemistry, Agricultural Science or Biology and Food nutrition or Home Economics)

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:
    • A good Honours Degree with at least a Second Class Honours (lower division) qualification with a minimum of 2.50 CGPA on a 5-point scale or 2.00 CGPA on a 4-point scale in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering and Management Technology from FUTO or from any other recognized University.
    • Graduates with Bachelors Degree from a recognized University with at least a Third Class Honours qualification plus a PGD of not less than 3.00 CGPA on a 5-point scale and a 2.5 CGPA on a 4-point scale in the relevant area.
    • Higher National Diploma (HND) lower credit or above plus a Postgraduate Diploma in relevant field may apply for the MBA programme
    • 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, Biology, Agricultural Science, and Geography.

Ph.D:

  • Candidates applying for the Ph.D 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/Institute:
    • A Master’s degree with a CGPA of 3.50 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
    • Any other qualification as the University Senate may from time to time recognize/approve.

Duration of FUTO Postgraduate Programmes.

  • 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.
  • M.Sc, M.Eng, MPH and MBA Programmes: A minimum of three (3) semesters and a maximum of six (6) semesters for full-time, and minimum of four (4) semesters and a maximum of eight (8) semesters for part-time students
  • PGD Programmes: A minimum of two (2) semesters and a maximum of four (4) semesters for full-time, and minimum of four (4) semesters and a maximum of six (6) semesters for part-time students.

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

How to Apply for FUTO Postgraduate Admission.

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

Click Here to Start Application

Step 1: Go to the FUTO Website – www.futo.edu.ng

Step 2: Click on Prospective Students.

Step 3: Go to PG Application Form

Step 4: Click on generate 2017/2018 PG Application Invoice

Step 5: Enter your Personal Email Address

Step 6: Click on Sign In

Step 7: Print your invoice containing your RRR number (Remita Retrieval Reference) and proceed to the bank for payment or make payment via ATM card.

Step 8: Go to any bank with your invoice and pay a non-refundable fee of Eleven Thousand Three Hundred Naira (N11,300.00) for FUTO PGS Regular or CCE (Weekend) or IWoGDS or IES or PPRC application depending on your interest.

Step 9: Return to Step 3 above (Click on Fill PG Application Form) Step 10: Enter your Personal Email Address again to proceed

Step 11: Fill the on-line form accordingly

NOTE: Make sure the referee email address supplied is valid as a referee form  link would be sent to your referees for completion online.

Step 12: Print out a copy of the Acknowledgement Slip when the form is  completed. Also an acknowledgement would be sent to the email address you provided while filling the form. Therefore make sure you provide a valid personal e-mail address.

Step 13: Submit/Mail the printed Acknowledgement Slip with your credentials to the Deputy Registrar/Secretary, Postgraduate School, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.

For more enquires send an email to [email protected]

Documents to Submit for FUTO Postgraduate Programmes.

Candidates should upload the following relevant documents in support of their application online

  1. Higher National Diploma (HND) Certificate/Statement of Result
  2. University Degree Certificates/Statement of Result
  3. NYSC Discharge Certificate/Exemption Certificate
  4. “O” Level Result

Submission of Academic Transcripts to FUTO

All applicants must forward their transcript to reach the Deputy Registrar/Secretary, Postgraduate School, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria, not later than December 20, 2017.

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

FUTO Postgraduate Programme Admission Application Closing Date.

The website will close on November 30, 2017 and all submission of documents as in E above will close on same day. All successful candidates will be notified via email/SMS.

Click here(.pdf) for FUTO available postgraduate programmes.



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