The Federal University of Technology, Akure Ondo State is currently advertising her postgraduate admission forms into various postgraduate programmes. The postgraduate programmes on offer are at masters (MSc),, masters of philosophy (M.phil), postgraduate diploma (PGD) and at doctorate degree (PhD) levels.
Eligibility for FUTA Postgraduate Admission
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 plus the following;
1) 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.
2) 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. 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.
3) Master of Philosophy (M. Phil.)
For M. Phil. in advertised discipline, a good M. Tech. degree or equivalent is required in the relevant discipline.
4) 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 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.