The Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) is a federal government university located in Owerri West, the capital of Imo State. The Federal University of Owerri is the Oldest University of Technology in Nigeria and was established in 1980 by Executive fiat with the composition and appointment of the first provisional Council by Nigeria’s First Executive President Shehu Shagari. It became the first of three such Universities set up by the Federal Government of Nigeria who sought to establish a University of Technology in each geo-political region and particularly in a State which did not have a conventional University.
In this post aside listing all FUTO courses available in the institution, I will also be guiding you through their entry admission requirements as well as the all you need to know before selecting a course of study in the Federal University of Technology Owerri.
Below is the list of what to look out for before choosing a course in FUTO.
- The Admission Requirements.
- The Subject combination for your course.
- Cut-Off Mark for the course.
The above are the 3 most important factors that can determine if you will be admitted to study your chosen course in FUTO or not.
I will breakdown the above 3 factors before listing the following according to the faculties they are categorized at FUTO:
- List of all Art Courses Offered in FUTO.
- List of all Science courses offered in FUTO.
- List of all Medical and Medical related courses offered in FUTO.
- List of all Social and Management courses offered by the Federal University of Technology, Owerri.
Now I will breakdown the 3 factors that you must take cognizance of when searching for courses offered in FUTO.
FUTO Admission Requirements
FUTO admission requirements is the first step you must take note of when searching for available courses in FUTO. At FUTO and other tertiary institutions, courses offered have their distinct entry requirements. However, some requirements are the same for courses under the same faculty. In FUTO for example, you must have obtained at least 5 credit passes in your O’level result which must include mathematics and English language and three other subjects as it relates to your course of study. Note that some courses do not require a Credit in mathematics as a requirement for admission.
Correct Subject Combination
Using the correct subject combination for your course saves you a lot of costs and challenges in the area of obtaining a new change of course and institution form. For example, studying a course require at least 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings in WAEC, NECO or its equivalents. Making use of the subjects required for the course is what I mean by making use of the correct subject combination.
Course Cut Off Mark
After confirmation of the admission requirements and correct subject combination for your course, you are to check the course cut off mark. Oftentimes candidates seeking admission into FUTO search for FUTO courses and their cut off mark, some rephrase by checking for courses offered in FUTO and their cut off marks. These show how important cut off marks can be in relation to courses offered.
In summary of the above, you must confirm the admission entry requirements, subject combination for your course and minimum FUTO cut off mark for the course in the previous session as a guide to selecting the course if you must study such in the Federal University of Technology, Owerri.
Having noted the above, it’s time to list the courses offered in FUTO.
Full List of Courses Offered in FUTO (Federal University of Technology, Owerri)
The list of courses offered in FUTO have been categorized under the faculty of Sciences, Arts, Engineering, Social sciences, Management science and faculty of education. Go through carefully to check if your ideal course is offered in the institution.
School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology
Animal Prod. And Health
Agricultural & Resource Economics
Crop, Soil & Pest Management
Food Science & Tech.
Fisheries & Aquaculture
Forestry & Wood Tech.
Ecotourism & Wildlife Management
School of Engineering and Engineering Technology
Electrical & Electronics Engr
Industrial and Production Engineering
Metallurgical & Material Engr.
School of Environmental Technology
Surveying & Geoinformatics
Urban & Regional Planning
School of Minerals and Earth Sciences
Marine Science & Technology
Remote Sensing & GIS
School of Management Technology
Entrepreneurship Management Tech.
Project Management Technology
Transport Management Technology
School of Sciences
School of Health & Health Technology
Department of Anatomy
Department of Biomedical Technology
Department of Physiology
School of Computing
Cyber Security Science
FUTO courses are wide in terms of scope of coverage. The university offers courses in almost every field that is beneficial to students. The above are the courses offered in the Federal University of Technology, Owerri that are currently accredited by the NUC (National Universities Commission).
Please note that the FUTO courses listed above are still offered in the institution so you can select any that suites your career path and if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to me via the comment section below and I will answer your questions in accordance.