FUTO Postgraduate Admission Form

Federal University of Technology, Owerri Postgraduate Form

FUTO Postgraduate Admission Form for the current academic session is currently on sale.

Update: The Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) Postgraduate form is now on sale. Prospective applicants are advised to go through this guideline on how to apply for FUTO Postgraduate Form for the current academic session. See how to process FUTO Postgraduate Admission Form.

FUTO Postgraduate Admission Form
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The Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for consideration for admission into the available Postgraduate Diploma, Masters and Doctorate Degree programmes for the current 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).

FUTO Postgraduate Courses/Programme

Click here to view all the available FUTO Postgraduate courses and programme.

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.

Post Graduate Diploma

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:

  1. Higher National Diploma (HND) Lower Credit or above
  2. Bachelors Degree in the relevant discipline from FUTO or any other recognized University with at least a Third Class Honours.
  3. 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:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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, and Geography

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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:

  1. 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.
  2. Completion of one year internship programme and NYSC programme

Masters 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)

Master of Business Administration (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.

Doctor of Philosophy (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:

  1. 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
  2. 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 Process FUTO Postgraduate Form

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

Step 1: Go to the FUTO Website
Step 2: Click on Prospective Students.
Step 3: Go to PG Application Form
Step 4: Click on online application for PG (Regular) or CCE (PG) Weekend Programme or Institute of Women, Gender and Development Studies or Institute for Erosion Studies or Public Procurement Research Centre application
Step 5: Click on generate the current PG Application Invoice
Step 6: Enter your e-mail Address
Step 7: Click on Sign In
Step 8: Print your invoice containing your RRR number (Remita Retrieval Reference) and proceed to the bank for payment or make payment via ATM card.
Step 9: 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 or CCE or IWoGDS or IES or PPRC application depending on your interest.
Step 10: Return to Step 4 above
Step 11: Click on Fill PG Application form
Step 12: Enter your Remita Number from the bank
Step 13: Fill the online form accordingly

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

Step 14: 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.

Required Documents for FUTO Postgraduate Programmes

Candidates who wish to process FUTO Postgraduate Admission Form 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 Certificat
  4. “O” Level Result

Submission of Academic Transcripts to FUTO

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

Note: That any application without academic transcript will not be considered for admission.

FUTO Postgraduate Admission Application Deadline

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

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