Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the following Postgraduate Programmes of the Federal University of Technology, Akure for the 2013/2014 academic session.
All candidates must possess at least five (5) ‘O’ level credits as required in relevant disciplines and must include credits in English Language and Mathematics.
(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 respective 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 qualifications approved by Senate.
C. 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.
Students shall normally be required to spend between eighteen (18) and twenty-four (24) months.
(iii)M. Phil. Programmes.
(a) Students shall normally be
required to spend between eighteen
(18) and twenty-four (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.
(iii) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D) Programmes:
(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.
D. METHODS OF APPLICATION
(i) Candidates should process their application on-line at the University’s website (http//www.futa.edu.ng), (www.arcsstee.org), (www.rectas.org) using the e-tranzact method with payment made to the School of Postgraduate Studies’ account.
(ii) Application form for Higher degrees and Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) programmes is sold for N10,000.00 only, excluding bank charges.
(iii) Candidates are expected to submit photocopies of their credentials and print-out of application forms to the address below latest six (6) weeks from the date of this advertisement.
(iv) Specifically, Ph. D candidates should send their Research Proposal to SPGSadmissions@ futa.edu.ng using surname_school/ dept.doc e.g. Ojo_sos/che.research proposal.
(v) Non –FUTA graduates should ensure that the official transcript from their Institutions is directed to the address below latest six (6) weeks from the date of this advertisement.
OPENING AND CLOSING DATES FOR APPLICATION
Application forms will be available for completion for six (6) weeks beginning from Monday 6th May, 2013.