FUTMINNA Post-Graduate Admission Form 2016/2017 Released – How to Apply

Federal University Of Technology minna FUTMINNA
Federal University Of Technology minna FUTMINNA

Federal University of
Technology, Minna
invites applications
from suitably
qualified candidates
for admission into
the School of
Postgraduate Studies
for 2016/2017
Academic Session.
AVAILABLE
PROGRAMMES
A. MTECH/MENG AND PhD PROGRAMMES
1. SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE AND
AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY
a) Department of Animal Production
PhD Animal Production (Full-time and part-time)
in the following areas of specialization:
i) Animal Nutrition ii) Pasture Production iii)
Meat Science iv) Dairy and Cattle Production v)
Reproductive Physiology vi) Animal Breeding and
Genetics.
MTech Animal Production (full-time only)
b) Department of Crop Production
PhD Crop Production (Full-time and Part-time) in
the following areas of specialization:
i) Corp Breeding/Genetics ii) Horticulture iii) Post
Harvest Technology iv) Weed Science.
PhD Crop Protection (full-time and part-time) in
the following areas of specialization
i) Mycology ii) Nematology iii) virology.
MTech Crop Production (Full-time and part-time)
i) Crop Breeding /Genetics ii) Horticulture, iii)
Post Harvest Technology iv) Weed Science.
MTech Crop Protection (full-time and part-time)
in the following area of specialization
i) Mycology ii) Nematology iii) Virology.
MTech Agronomy (full-time only)
c) Department of Soil Science and Land
Management
PhD Soil Science (Full-time and Part-time) in the
following areasof specialization:
i) Soil Conservation and Water Management ii)
Soil Fertility iii) Soil Physics iv) Soil Microbiology.
MTech Soil Science (Full-time only)
d) Department of Water Resources, Aquaculture
and Fisheries Technology
PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-
time only) in Fisheries Technology
O’ Level Entry Requirement for School of
Agriculture and Agricultural Technology
Candidates applying into any Department in the
School of Agriculture and Agricultural
Engineering Technology must have at least five
O’ Level credits to include: English, Mathematics,
Biology /Agricultural ‘Science, Chemistry and any
one relevant Science subject.
2. SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
a) Department of Agricultural and Bioresources
Engineering
PhD and MTech Agricultural and Bioresources
Engineering (Full-time only)in the following areas
of specialization:
i) Farm Power Machinery ii) Agricultural
Products Processing and Storage iii) Soil and
Water Engineering iv) Food Engineering.
b) Department of Chemical Engineering
PhD Chemical Engineering (Full-time and Part-
time)
MEng Chemical Engineering (Full-time only)
c) Department of Civil Engineering
PhD Civil Engineering (Full-time and Part-time)in
the following areas of Specialization:
i) Structural Engineering ii) Water Resources and
Environmental Engineering
MEng Structural Engineering
d) Department of Computer Engineering
Ph.D Computer Engineering(Full-time only) for
internal staff only
MTech Computer Engineering(full-time)
e) Department of Electrical/Electronic
Engineering
PhD Electrical and Electronics(Full-time) in the
following area of specialization
i) Electrical Power and Machines (Open to Staff
–in-training only)
MEng Electrical and Electronics(Full–time only)
in the following area of specialization
i) Electric Power Systems
f) Department of Mechanical Engineering
PhD (Full–time and Part-time) and MEng (Full-
time only) in the following areas of
Specialization:
i) Industrial and Production Engineering ii)
Materials & Metallurgical Engineering iii) Thermo
Fluid and Power Plant Engineering iv) Foundry
Engineering v) Design and Solid Mechanics
Engineering
g) Department of Telecommunication
Engineering
Ph.D (full-time and part-time)MTech (full-time)in
Communication Engineering.
O’ Level Entry Requirement for School of
Engineering and Engineering Technology.
Candidates applying into any Department in the
School of Engineering and Engineering
Technology must have at least five O’ Level
credits to include English, Mathematics, Physics,
Chemistry and any one of the following: Biology/
Agricultural Science, Technical Drawing,
Geography or Economics.
3. SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY
a) Department of Architecture
PhD and MTech Architecture (Full-time only)
Specific Entry Requirement.
i) BTech (Arch) Degree with a minimum of
Second Class Lower Division from a 5-year
Architecture programme.
ii) Minimum of five (5) O’ Level credits to include
English, Mathematics, Physics and any two of
the following: Chemistry, Technical Drawing,
Economics, Geography, Building Construction,
Fine Art and Surveying.
b) Department of Building
PhD Building(Full-time and part-time)in the
following areas of Specialization:
i) Construction Management ii) Construction
Technology iii) Facility Management iv) Building
Services
O’ Level Entry Requirement
Minimum of five (5) O’ Level credits to include
English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and
one of the following subjects Economics,
Geography, Technical Drawing, Biology/
Agricultural Science.
c) Department of Estate Management and
Valuation
PhD Estate Management (Full-time only)
O’ Level Entry Requirement
Minimum of five (5) O’ Level credits to include
English, Mathematics, Economics and any two of
the following: Chemistry, Technical Drawing,
Geography, Surveying Physic, Agricultural
Science/Biology.
Specific Entry Requirement
i) Candidate with good honours Degree not below
Second Class lower division in Estate
Management of the Federal University of
Technology or any other institution recognized by
the Federal University of Technology.
ii) Candidate with First Class degree in Estate
Management may be consider for the PhD
Programme.
d) Department of Quantity Surveying
PhD and MTech QuantitySurveying (Full–time
only).
Specific Entry Requirement.
i) Minimum of five (5) O’ Level credits to include
English, Mathematics, Physics and any two of
the following: Chemistry, Technical Drawing,
Economics, Geography, Surveying and
Agricultural Science/Biology.
ii) BTech/BSc (Quantity Surveying) Degree or
equivalent of Federal University of Technology or
any other approved University with a minimum of
Second Class Honours Degree.
e) Department of Surveying and Geoinformatics
PhD Surveying and Geoinformatics (Full-time and
Part-time)
i) Minimum of five (5) O’ Level credits to include
English, Mathematics, Physics and any two of
the following: Chemistry, Technical Drawing,
Economics, Geography, Elementary Surveying
Agricultural Science/Biology.
ii) BTech/BSc (Surveying) Degree or equivalent
of the Federal University of Technology or any
other approved University with a minimum of
Second Class Honours degree. In addition the
PhD candidates having the following qualification
from any approved University.
iii) Only staff who are core surveyors are
qualified to apply i.e candidates that have their
first degree (B.sc or B.Tech) and second degree
(M.sc or M.tech) both in surveying and
Geoinformatics
iv) MSc/MTech. (Surveying and Geoinformatics)
degree with a CGPA of 3.50(average score of B)
or above. Are eligible for admission.
f) Department of Urban and Regional Planning.
PhD and MTech Urban and Regional Planning
(Full –time only)in the following Options:
i) Poverty Study and Urban Governance ii)
Housing and Urban Renewal iii) Environmental
Impact Assessment.
Admission Requirements
(i) Bachelor of Tech. Degree with a minimum of
Second Class Lower Honours in Urban and
Regional Planning from the Federal University of
Technology, Minna or first Degree (BSc. or
B.Tech) in any of the following areas, Urban and
Regional Planning, Estate Management,
Architecture, Land Surveying, Quantity Surveying,
Civil Engineering, Building and Geography.
(ii) Holders of Postgraduate Diploma in Urban
and Regional Planning at Upper Credit level or
holders of Postgraduate Diploma in Urban and
Regional Planning with Lower Credit and one
year post qualification experience may be
admitted.
(iii) Candidates with Third Class in Urban and
Regional Planning and a Postgraduate Diploma in
Urban and Regional Planning.
(iv) Candidates with Third Class in Urban and
Regional Planning with a minimum of three years
post qualification experience.
(v) In Addition to (i – iv) above, a minimum of
five (5) O’Level Credits in English Language,
Mathematics and Geography. The other two
subjects must be from Sciences or Social
Sciences. (Physics, Chemistry, Agricultural
Science/ Biology, Technical Drawing, Economics
or Government).
4. SCHOOL OF LIFE SCIENCES
a) Department of Biochemistry
PhD and MTech Biochemistry. (Full-time only).
O’ Level Entry Requirement
Minimum of five (5) O’ Level credits in English,
Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.
b) Department of Biological Sciences
PhD and MTech Animal Biology(Full-time only) in
the following areas of specialization:
i) Zoology(Applied Entomology and Parasitology)
ii) Zoology (Applied Hydrobiology) iii) Botany
(Applied Plant Genetics and Breeding) iv) Botany
(Mycology)
O’ Level Entry Requirement
Candidates must have five (5) O’ Level credits in
English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and any
other Science subjects except Agricultural
Science. At least a pass in Physics is required.
c) Department of Microbiology
PhD and MTech Microbiology (Full-time only) in
the following areas of specialization:
i) Environmental Microbiology and ii) Food and
Industrial Microbiology iii) Medical Microbiology
iv) Pharmaceutical Microbiology
O’ Level Entry Requirement
Minimum of five (5) O’ Level credits in English,
Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and any other
Science subject except Agric Science. At least a
pass in Physics is required.
Candidates with third class and three years
experience may be consider after obtaining
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in microbiology.
5) SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES
a) Department of Chemistry
PhD and MTech Analytical Chemistry (Full –time
and Part-time)
O’ Level Entry Requirement:
Minimum of Five (5) O’ Level Credits in English,
Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.
b) Department of Geography
PhD Geography (Full –time and Part-time) in the
following Options
i) Applied Meteorology ii) Remote Sensing
Application iii) Environmental Management iv)
Geography.
MTech Geography (full-time and part-time)
i) Environmental Management ii) Meteorology iii)
Remote Sensing Application
O’ Level Entry Requirement:
Minimum of Five (5) O’ Level Credits in English,
Mathematics, Geography and any other 2 from
the following: Physics, Chemistry, Economics,
Biology/Agric. Science.
c) Department of Geology
PhD and MTech Geology (Full-time only) in the
following areas of specialization
i) Biostratigraphy ii) Mineral Exploration iii)
Hydrogeology
O’ Level Entry Requirement
Minimum of five (5) O’ Level credits in English,
Mathematics, Biology/Chemistry and any other
Science subject except Agric. Science.
d) Department of Mathematics and Statistics
PhD and MTech Applied Mathematics (Full-time)
O’ Level Entry Requirement:
Minimum of Five (5) O’ Level Credits in English,
Mathematics, Physics and any other two Science
Subjects obtained at not more than two sittings.
e) Department of Physics
PhD Physics (Full-time) in the following areas of
specialization
i) Applied Geophysics ii) Solid State Physics. iii)
Applied Atmospheric Physics iv) Medical
Physics.
MTech Physics (Full-time) in the following area
of specialization
i) Applied Geophysics ii) Solid State Physics iii)
Applied Atmospheric Physics
O’ Level Entry Requirement
Minimum of five (5) O’ Level credits in English,
Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and one other
Science subject.
6) SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
EDUCATION
a Department of Industrial and Technology
Education
Ph.D and MTech Industrial and Technology
Education(Full-time only) in the following areas
of specialization:
i) Automobile Technology Education, ii) Building
Technology Education iii) Electrical/Electronics
Technology Education iii) Metalwork Technology
Education iv) Woodwork Technology Education.
O’ Level Entry Requirement
Minimum of five (5) O’ Level credits passes in
English, Mathematics, Physics and any two other
Science subjects.
b) Department of Science Education
Ph.D and M.Tech Science Education(Full-time
only)in the following areas of specialization:
i) Biology Education ii) Geography Education iii)
Chemistry Education iv) Mathematics Education
v) Physics Education.
PhD and M.Tech Educational Technology (full-
time only)
O’ Level Entry Requirement
Minimum of Five (5) O’ Level credits in English,
Mathematics, and three other Science subjects.
c) Department of Library and Information
Technology
PhD and MTech Library and Information
Technology(Full-time only)
Minimum of five (5) O’ Level credits passes in
English, Mathematics, and any other (3) subjects.
from(i)Geography,(ii)Physics,(iii)Chemistry(iv)
Biology, or Agricultural Science (v)Economics or
Accounting or Government are acceptable by the
Department
7) SCHOOL OF INFORMATION AND
COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
a) Department of Cyber Security
MTech Cyber Security Science (Full-time only)
O’ Level Entry Requirement for School of
Information and Communication Technology.
Candidates applying into any Department in the
School of Engineering and Engineering
Technology, must have at least Five O’ Level
credits to include English, Mathematics, Physics,
Chemistry and any one of the following: Biology/
Agricultural Science, Technical Drawing,
Geography or Economics.
8) CENTRE FOR DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT
& DEVELOPMENT STUDIES
Professional Masters in Disaster Risk
Management and Development Studies (Full-time
only).
Admission Requirements
(i) Five ‘O’ Level credits including English and
Mathematics and any of Geography, Biology/
Agric Science plus any two Science or Social
science Subjects.
(ii) Minimum of Second lower division, Bachelor’s
Degree in Sciences, Social Sciences, Medicine,
Agriculture, Forestry, Environmental Sciences and
Engineering, Urban planning From recognized
Institutions.
(iii) Third class Degree with Postgraduate
Diploma in any of the areas listed above and at
least 3 years of working experience in relevant
fields may be considered.
(iv) Evidence of National Youth Service Corps
discharge Certificate or exemption letter.)
9) CENTRE FOR HUMAN SETTLEMENTS AND
URBAN DEVELOPMENT
a. Sustainable Urban Development(full-time)
b. Urban Ecology(full-time)
Admission Requirements
(i) First Degree with a minimum of Second Class
Lower in any discipline in Environmental
Sciences, Science, Social Science, Agriculture or
Engineering; or
(ii) A Postgraduate Diploma in any relevant field
for holders of Higher National Diploma in relevant
ares with a minimum of Lower Credit.
(iii) In Addition to (i) and (ii) above, a minimum
of five (5) O’level Credits in English Language,
Mathematics and any other three subjects in
either Physics, Chemistry, Geography, Biology/
Agricultural Science or Economics at not more
than two (2) sittings.
GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
A candidate applying for Postgraduate Studies in
the Federal University of Technology, Minna
must have obtained five (5) Credits in WAEC,
NECO, NABTEB and GCE (O’Level) or their
equivalents including English Language and
Mathematics at not more than two sittings. No
admission shall be made on the basis of any
awaiting O/Level or other result with no
exemption for admission into any programme.
For avoidance of doubt, candidates with PASS
grade at any level of Degree, PGD, HNDandOND
do not qualify for admission into any
Postgraduate programme of the University.
1. Master Degree Programmes;
A Minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower
Division) degree from Federal University of
Technology, Minna or any other recognized
University.
A Third Class Honours Degree with at least 3
years graduation experience in relevant fields
may be considered. In some areas, passing a
qualifying examination to be administered by the
Department of the candidates, in consultation
with the Postgraduate School, may be required.
Candidates with HND with a minimum of Lower
Credit, OND Lower Credit and a Postgraduate
Diploma in relevant field with, at least a minimum
of Lower Credit and one year graduation
experience may be considered.
No Higher National Diploma candidate with CGPA
less than 2.50 qualifies for admission into the
Master Degree Programmes.
Where examination is required as in the case of
1 (ii) and 1 (iii) above, an examination fee of
N500.00 will be charged outside the cost of
Postgraduate application forms.
In all cases of admission the final decision on
qualified candidates rests with the Postgraduate
School Board. Candidates with Science-based
background are normally considered.
All Master Degree Programmes require course
work components in addition to research work
components. There is no exemption. A thesis
must be defended and submitted for a student to
qualify to graduate.
2. PhD programme;
Candidates for admission for any of the PhD
Programme shall be Master Degree graduates of
the Federal University of Technology, Minna or
any other University recognized by the Senate or
holders of equivalent qualifications acceptable to
the University Senate.
A Master Degree holder applying for PhD
Programme of the University must have
maintained a weighted score average of 60% or a
‘B’ grade or a CGPA of 3.50 out of 5.00 in overall
performance in the Master Degree programme.
Appropriate courses may be prescribed for
candidates whose background is considered
weak for the areas of specialization. This is done
at the discretion of the School/Department
within the approved general regulations /
guidelines of the Postgraduate School.
DURATION OF PROGRAMMES
i) Master Degree Programmes
The Master Degree programmes are expected to
last a minimum of 3 Semesters for Full-Time
Students and 4 Semesters for Part-Time
Students. The maximum allowable periods of
studies shall be 6 Semesters for Full-Time and 8
Semesters for Part-Time Students, subject to
maintaining a CGPA of 2.50 in every semester.
Failure to meet this requirement will result in
withdrawal from the programme.
ii) PhD Programmes
A Minimum of 6 semester (36 months) for Full-
Time Students and10 semester (60 months) for
Part-Time Students is required. A maximum of10
semester (60 months) and 14 semester (84
months) is allowed for Full-Time and Part-Time
Students respectively.
POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES
1. School of Agriculture and Agricultural
Technology
a) Department of Animal Production
i) Postgraduate Diploma Animal Production (Full-
time only)
Entry Requirements for Department of Animal
Production
i) A Higher National Diploma (HND) in Agriculture
from a recognized
Institution with overall aggregate of not less than
Lower Credit
(Minimum CGPA of 2.50).
ii) A Bachelor Degree in Agriculture and Allied
Discipline such as Vet.
Medicine, Biology, Botany and Zoology with a
minimum of a Second Class
(Lower Division) or its equivalent for unclassified
Degrees.
iii) Minimum of five (5) Credits at O’ level WAEC,
NECO, GCE or NABTEB which must include
English, Mathematics, Agricultural Science/
Biology, Chemistry and any other science subject
but at least a pass in Physics is required.
2. School of Engineering and Engineering
Technology
a) Department of Agricultural and Bioresources
Engineering
Postgraduate DiplomaAgricultural and
Bioresources Engineering(Full-time only)
i) Minimum of five (5) Credits at O’ level WAEC,
NECO, GCE or NABTEB which must include
English, Mathematics, Agricultural Science/
Biology, Chemistry ,Physics and any other
science subject.
b) Department of Chemical Engineering
Postgraduate Diploma Chemical Engineering
(Full-time only)
Entry Requirements:
i) A Higher National Diploma (HND) in Chemical
Engineering from a
Recognized Polytechnic or any recognized
Institution with at least lower
Credit grade.
ii) HND in Civil Engineering, Mechanical
Engineering, Electrical
Engineering or Agricultural Engineering from any
recognized
Institution.
iii) BSc or BEng with Third Class in Chemical
Engineering.
iv) Minimum of five (5) O’ Level credits which
must include English, Mathematics, Physics,
Chemistry and any other Science Subject.
c) Department of Civil Engineering
Postgraduate Diploma Civil Engineering (Full-
time)
Entry Requirements:
i) Higher National Diploma (HND) with a
minimum of Lower Credit in
Civil Engineering or Water Resources
Engineering.
ii) BEng from a recognized University with a
minimum of Third Class.
iii) Minimum of Five (5) O’ Level credits as in b
(iv) above
d) Department of Electrical and Electronic
Engineering
Postgraduate Diploma Electrical and Electronic
Engineering in the following area;
Power Systems Engineering
Electronic Engineering
e) Department of Mechanical Engineering
Postgraduate Diploma Mechanical Engineering
(Full-time)
Entry Requirements:
i) Higher National Diploma (HND) with a
minimum of Lower Credit in
Mechanical Engineering.
ii) BEng or equivalent in Mechanical from a
recognized University with a minimum of Third
Class.
iii) Minimum of Five (5) O’ Level credits as in b
(iv) above
3. School of Environmental Technology
a) Department of Architecture
Postgraduate Diploma ( PGD) Architecture (Full-
time only)
Entry Requirements:
i) Higher National Diploma (HND) with a
minimum of Lower Credit in Architecture.
ii) BTech Or equivalent in Architecture from a
recognized University with a minimum of Third
Class.
iii) Minimum of five (5) O’ Level credits which
must include English,
Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other
Science Subject.
b) Department of Building
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Building (Full-time)
Entry Requirements:
ii) Higher National Diploma (HND) with a
minimum of Lower Credit in Building or related
field.
ii) BTech or equivalent in Building from a
recognized University with a minimum of Third
Class.
iii) Minimum of five (5) O’ Level credits which
must include English, Mathematics, Physics,
Chemistry and any other Science Subject.
c) Department of Estate Management and
Valuation
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Estate Management
(Full-Time Only)
Entry Requirements:
i) A Third Class Degree in Estate Management.
ii) Higher National Diploma (HND) from a
recognized Institution with a minimum overall
aggregate of not less than a Lower Credit.
iii) BTech/Bsc Degree with not less than Second
Class Lower division in related disciples in of the
Federal University of Technology.
iv) Minimum of Five O’ Level credits to include
English, Mathematics Economics, and any of the
following Physics, Chemistry, Geography,
Technical Drawing and Biology/Agric. Science.
d) Department of Urban and Regional Planning.
PostgraduateDiploma (PGD) Urban and Regional
Planning (Full-Time Only)
Entry Requirements:
i) Higher National Diploma (HND) with a
minimum of Lower Credit in Urban and Regional
Planning or related field.
ii) BTech or equivalent in Urban and Regional
planning from a recognized University with a
minimum of Third Class.
iii) Minimum of Five O’ Level credits to include
English, Mathematics Economics, and any of the
following Physics, Chemistry, Geography,
Technical Drawing and Biology/Agric. Science.
e) Department of Quantity Surveying
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Quantity Surveying
(Full-time only)
Entry Requirements:
i) Higher National Diploma (HND) with a
minimum of Lower Credit in Quantity Surveying
or related field.
ii) BTech or equivalent in Quantity Surveying
from a recognized University with a minimum of
Third Class.
iii) Minimum of Five O’ Level credits to include
English, Mathematics Economics, and any of the
following Physics, Chemistry, Geography,
Technical Drawing and Biology/Agric. Science.
4. SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Department of Geography
Postgraduate Diploma Environmental
Management (Full-time and Part-time)
Entry Requirements:
i) A Minimum of HND at Lower Credit in any
related discipline or First Degree with a minimum
of Third Class from any recognized institution.
ii) A minimum of HND at Lower Credit in any
related discipline or First Degree with a minimum
of Third Class from Environmental/Social
Sciences and Engineering background.
iii) Minimum of five (5) O’ Level credits including
English & Mathematics. Geography, Physics, and
any other Science subject.
5 SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
EDUCATION
a) Department of Industrial and Technology
Education
Postgraduate Diploma (Full-time only) PGDE in
the following areas of specialization:
i) Automobile Technology Education
ii) Building Technology Education
iii) Electrical/Electronics Technology Education
iv) Metalwork Technology Education
v) Woodwork Technology Education
Entry Requirements:
i) A Higher National Diploma (HND) in Electrical,
Civil, or Mechanical Engineering with a minimum
of Lower Credit from any recognized Institution.
ii) Full Technological Certificate in Engineering or
Technology with a minimum of Lower Credit.
iii) Minimum of five (5) O’ Level credits including
English, Mathematics Physics, and any other two
Science subjects.
b). Department of Library and Information
Technology
Entry Requirements:
i) A Minimum of HND at Lower Credit in any
related discipline or First Degree with a minimum
of Third Class from any recognized institution.
ii) A minimum of HND at Lower Credit in any
related discipline or First Degree with a minimum
of Third Class from Library and Information
Technology.
iii) O’ Level credits passes in English,
Mathematics, and any other (3) subjects. from(i)
Geography,(ii)Physics,(iii)Chemistry(iv)Biology,
or Agricultural Science (v)Economics or
Accounting or Government are acceptable by the
Department
c) Department of Science Education
Postgraduate Diploma Education PGDE (Full-time
only)
Entry Requirements:
i) Minimum of Third Class Bachelor’s Degree
from a recognized Institution.
ii) Minimum of five (5) O’ Level credits including
English & Mathematics and three other Science
subjects.
6. SCHOOL OF INFORMATION AND
COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
Department of Computer Science
Postgraduate Diploma Computer Science (Full-
time only)
Entry Requirement:
i) BSc or BTech/BEng from any recognised
Institution with a minimum of Third Class Degree.
ii) HND in Computer Science from a recognized
institution with a minimum of Lower Credit.
iii) Minimum of Five O’ Level credits to include
English, Mathematics, Physics and any other two
relevant science subjects.
7. SCHOOL OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND
MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY
Department of Entrepreneurship and Business
Management Technology
Postgraduate Diploma Business Management
Technology (Full-time only)
Entry Requirement:
i) Higher National Diploma (HND) in related field
from a any recognized Polytechnic or any
recognized institution with a minimum of Lower
Credit.
ii) BSc, BTech or BEng with a minimum of Third
Class in any relevant field.
iii) Minimum of Five O’ Level credits to include
Mathematics, English, Economics, and any other
two science or social science subjects.
8. Centre for Disaster Risk Management &
Development Studies
Postgraduate Diploma Disaster Risk Management
and Development Studies (full-time only)
Entry Requirements:
i) Minimum of Third Class Bachelor’s Degree in
Sciences, Engineering, and Environmental
Sciences from recognized institutions.
ii) Minimum of Lower Credit in Higher National
Diploma (HND).
iii) Minimum of Five ‘O’ Level credits including
English, Mathematics and any of Geography,
Biology/Agric Science plus any two science or
social science subjects.
9. Centre for Human Settlements and Urban
Development
i) Postgraduate Diploma Public- private
Partnership in Urban Environment (Full-time only)
.
ii) Postgraduate Diploma Local Economic
Development
Entry Requirements:
i) A Minimum of HND at Lower Credit in any
related discipline or First Degree with a minimum
of Third Class from Environmental/Social
Sciences and Engineering background.
ii) Minimum of five (5) O’ Level credits passes
including English & Mathematics plus any other
relevant subjects.
DURATION OF STUDIES IN POSTGRADUATE
DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES
Generally, Full-time Students are expected to
graduate normally after 3 Semesters while those
on Part-time will graduate after four 4 Semesters
of successful completion of their programmes,
subject to maintaining a minimum CGPA of 1.50
in any semester.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
All applications for Postgraduate programmes
are online through the FUTMINNA University
website; www.futminna.edu.ng
All requested information on the online
application must be correct and accurately
provided with current email addresses and phone
numbers.
University charges an application fee of
N10,000.00 naira plus N250.00 naira interswitch
charge making a total of N10,250.00 naira
payable online via the interswitch platform with
the use of master or verve card through the
School portal.
Completed application forms must be printed out
as they would be requested during registration,
on successful admission.
All PhD Applicants must upload their research
proposal of interest and ensure that their official
transcripts are forwarded to;
The Secretary,
Postgraduate School,
Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger
State.
before the processing of admission. Official
transcripts could also be sent through our Email
(pgs@futminna.edu.ng)
It is the responsibility of each candidate to
ensure that the online referee reports are duly
filled and submitted by the respective referees
before the closing date. (Minimum of two (2)
referees) must be submitted.
All certificates must be uploaded in their original
form and in colour.
PAYMENT OF FEES AND THE PROCEDURES
All successful applicants offered provisional
admission must undergo the following
registration formalities (payment of fees,
registration and screening) shall be completed
within a pronounced date beyond which there
shall be a penalty of late registration.
CLOSING DATE
Completed application forms must be submitted
online through the University portal latest on 31st
July, 2016. All necessary instructions on filling of
form must be adhered to and failure to do so is
sufficient grounds to disqualify an applicant.

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