The management of Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the School of Postgraduate Studies for the 2016/2017 academic session.
A. HIGHER DEGREE PROGRAMMES AND POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA (PGD) PROGRAMMES AVAILABLE
Visit the University website on www.futa.edu.ng to see details of courses available.
(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.
DURATION OF PROGRAMMES
(i) Postgraduate Diploma Programmes (PGD)
(a) Full-Time students shall normally spend between twelve (18) and twenty-four (24) months.
(b) Part-Time students shall normally spend between eighteen (18) and thirty-six (36) months.
(ii) Masters Programmes M. Agric. Tech./M. Eng./M. Tech./ Professional Students shall normally be required to spend between eighteen (18) and twenty-four (24) months.
(iii) M. Phil. Programme
(a) Students shall normally be required to spend between eighteen (18) and twentyfour (24) months.
(b) A candidate may transfer from M. Phil. to Ph.D programme after completing the course-work and fulfilling all other approved requirements.
(iv) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D) Programme
(a) Full-Time candidates may defend their theses between thirty-six (36) and sixty (60) months.
(b) Part-Time candidates may defend their theses between forty-eight (48) and seventy-two (72) months.
Note: Applicants are no longer required to present O’Level results for postgraduate admissions
METHODS OF APPLICATION
- Candidates should process their application on-line at the University’s website (http//www.futa.edu.ng), (www.arcsstee.org), and (www.rectas.org) using the e-tranzact method with payment made to the School of Postgraduate Studies account.
- Application forms for postgraduate programmes are sold for N25,000.00 (Ph. D), N22,500.00 (Masters), and N20,000.00 (PGD) only
- Specifically, Ph. D candidates should send their Research Proposal to SPGS [email protected] using surname_school/dept.doc e.g. Ojo_sos/che.researchproposal
- Non–FUTA graduates should ensure that the official transcript from their Institutions is directed to the address below (indicating the target Department) latest eight (8) weeks from the date of this advertisement.
SCHOOL OF POSTGRADUATE STUDIES
ATTN: DEPARTMENT OF…..…….
THE FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF
ONDO STATE, NIGERIA.
Application forms will be available for completion for eight (8) weeks beginning from Monday, 9th May, 2016.