List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In FUTA

The management of Federal University of Technology Akure has published the list of accredited PG courses offered in the institution for interested candidates who must have selected the school as their preferred choices of institution during their UTME registration.

In this post, aside listing all Federal University of Technology Akure PG courses available in the institution, I will also be guiding you through their entry admission requirements as well as all you need to know before selecting a course of study in FUTA.

Below is the list of what to look out for before choosing a course in FUTA.

  1. The FUTAPG Admission Requirements;
  2. The Duration of programmes
  3. The availability of your programme

The above are the 3 most important factors that can determine if you will be admitted to study your chosen course in FUTA or not.

List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In FUTA 1

I will breakdown the above 3 factors before listing the following according to the faculties they are categorized at FUTA.

  • List of all PGD programmes offered in FUTA.
  • List of all Masters degree programmes offered in FUTA.
  • List of all Ph.D programmes available in FUTA.

Now I will breakdown the 3 factors that you must take cognizance of when searching for PG courses offered in FUTA.

List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In FUTA

  • HIGHER DEGREE PROGRAMMES & POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA (PGD) PROGRAMMES
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D)
  • Master of Philosophy (M. Phil.) (Architecture and Computer Science only), Master of Agricultural Technology (M. Agric. Tech.), Master of Engineering (M. Eng.) and Master of Technology (M. Tech.)
  • Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)
  • SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE AND AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY (SAAT)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D), Master of Agricultural Technology (M. Agric. Tech.), Master of Technology (M.Tech, for only Department of Food Science and Technology) are available in the following Departments and Options:
  • (i) Department of Agricultural Extension and Communication Technology (AEC)
  • PGD Extension and Communication Technology
  • Tech. Agric. Extension & Communication Technology
  • General Extension
  • Rural Development
  • Rural Sociology
  • Technology Transfer
  • Communication
  • D
  • General Extension
  • Rural Development
  • Rural Sociology
  • Technology Transfer
  • Communication Technology
  • (ii) Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE)
  • Tech.  Agric. Resource Economics
  • Production Economics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Farm Management
  • Finance & Marketing
  • D
  • Production Economics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Farm Management
  • Finance & Marketing
  • (iii) Department of Animal Production and Health (APH)
  • PGD Animal Production and Health
  • Tech.
  • Animal Production
  • Agricultural Biochemistry and Nutrition
  • Animal Breeding and Genetics
  • Animal Production and Management (Poultry, Swine, Sheep and Goat, Rabbit/Micro-livestock)
  • Animal Physiology (Reproductive Physiology)
  • Animal Health
  • Animal Parasitology
  • Animal Microbiology
  • Farm Hygiene and Disease Prevention
  • D
  • Animal Production
  • Agricultural Biochemistry and Nutrition
  • Animal Breeding and Genetics
  • Animal Production and Management (Poultry, Swine, Sheep and Goat, Rabbit/Micro-livestock)
  • Animal Physiology
  • Animal Health
  • Animal Parasitology
  • Animal Microbiology
  • Farm Hygiene and Disease Prevention
  • (iv) Department of Crop, Soil and Pest Management (CSP)
  • PGD Crop, Soil and Pest Management
  • Tech.
  • Crop Management Technology
  • Plant Systematics & Taxonomy
  • Plant Breeding & Genetics
  • Plant Physiology
  • Horticulture
  • Agronomy
  • Soil Management Technology
  • Soil Fertility
  • Fertilizer Use Technology
  • Land Survey and Management
  • Plant Nutrition
  • Soil Survey & Classification
  • Pest Management Technology
  • Crop Entomology
  • Plant Pathology
  • Nematology
  • Plant Virology
  • Weed Management
  • Weed Biology & Ecology
  • D
  • Crop Management Technology
  • Plant Systematics & Taxonomy
  • Plant Breeding & Genetics
  • Plant Physiology
  • Horticulture
  • Agronomy
  • Soil Management Technology
  • Soil Fertility
  • Fertilizer Use Technology
  • Land Survey and Management
  • Plant Nutrition
  • Soil Survey & Classification
  • Pest Management Technology
  • Crop Entomology
  • Plant Pathology
  • Nematology
  • Plant Virology
  • Weed Management
  • Weed Biology & Ecology
  • (v) Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology (FAT)
  • PGD Fisheries and  Aquaculture Technology
  • Tech. Fisheries & Aquaculture Technology
  • Aquaculture
  • Fisheries Management
  • Fish Nutrition
  • Fish Breeding
  • Fisheries Economics
  • Fish Processing & Utilization
  • D Fisheries & Aquaculture Technology
  • Aquaculture
  • Fisheries Management
  • Fish Nutrition
  • Fish Breeding
  • Fisheries Economics
  • Fish Processing & Utilization
  • (vi) Department of Ecotourism and Wildlife Management (EWM)
  • PGD Ecotourism and Wildlife Management
  • Tech. Ecotourism & Wildlife Management
  • Wildlife Management
  • Biodiversity Ecology
  • Ecotourism Management
  • Wildlife Domestication
  • D Ecotourism & Wildlife Management
  • Wildlife Management
  • Biodiversity Ecology
  • Ecotourism Management
  • (vii) Department of Forestry & Wood Technology (FWT)
  • PGD
  • Forestry and Wood Technology
  • Environmental Management
  • In addition to the above-stated options, students may conduct research in the following areas:
  • Herbal Science and Natural Therapeutic
  • Biocomposite Technology
  • Furniture Design & Production
  • Wood Processing Technology
  • Tech. Forestry & Wood Technology
  • Forest Resources Management
  • Forest Biology/Silviculture
  • Agroforestry/Soils
  • Wood Science Technology
  • Wood Products Technology
  • Forest Inventory & Biometrics
  • In addition to the above-stated options, students may conduct research in the following areas:
  • Herbal Science Natural Therapeutic
  • Biocomposite Technology
  • Furniture Design & Production
  • Wood Processing Technology
  • D Forestry & Wood Technology
  • Forest Resources Management
  • Forest Biology/Silviculture
  • Agroforestry/Soils
  • Wood Science Technology
  • Wood Products Technology
  • Forest Inventory & Biometrics
  • In addition to the above-stated options, students may conduct research in the following areas:
  • Herbal Science Natural Therapeutic
  • Biocomposite Technology
  • Furniture Design & Production
  • Wood Processing Technology
  • (vii) Department of Food Science and Technology (FST)
  • PGD Food Science and Technology
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Food Chemistry
  • Human Nutrition
  • Food Processing
  • Post-Harvest Technology
  • D Food Science and Technology
  • Food Chemistry
  • Human Nutrition
  • Food Processing
  • Post-Harvest Technology
  • SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (SEET)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D), Master of Engineering (M. Eng.) and Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) programmes are available in the following Departments and Options:
  • (i) Department of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering (AGE)
  • PGD Agricultural and Environmental Engineering
  • Agric. and Environmental Engineering
  • Farm Power and Machinery
  • Soil and Water Engineering
  • Processing and Storage Engineering
  • Farm Structures and Environmental Control
  • Alternative Energy
  • D Agric. and Environmental Engineering
  • Farm Power and Machinery
  • Soil and Water Conservation Engineering
  • Post-Harvesting Engineering
  • Farm Structures and Environmental Control
  • Alternative Energy
  • (ii) Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CVE)
  • PGD Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Water Resources and Environmental Engineering
  • Construction Engineering
  • D Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Highway Maintenance & Rehabilitation Engineering
  • Water Resources and Environmental Engineering
  • Construction Engineering
  • (iii) Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering (EEE)
  • PGD Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Power Systems Engineering
  • Communications Engineering
  • Control Engineering
  • D Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Power Systems Engineering
  • Communications Engineering
  • Control Engineering
  • (iv) Department of Mechanical Engineering (MEE)

PGD Mechanical Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Production Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering/Operations Research
  • Building Services Engineering
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Energy Systems
  • Thermofluids
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • D Mechanical Engineering
  • Production Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering/Operations Research
  • Building Services Engineering
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Energy Systems
  • Thermofluids
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • (v) Department of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering (MME)
  • PGD Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
  • Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
  • Production/Mechanical Metallurgy
  • Physical Metallurgy/Corrosion Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • D Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
  • Production/Mechanical Metallurgy
  • Physical Metallurgy/Corrosion Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • (vi) Department of Mining Engineering (MNE)
  • PGD Mining Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Surface Mining
  • Underground Mining
  • Rock Mechanics
  • Mineral Processing
  • Mine Management and Mineral Economics
  • Mine Safety and Environment
  • Mine Surveying & Photogrammetry
  • D Mining Engineering
  • Surface Mining
  • Underground Mining
  • Rock Mechanics
  • Mineral Processing
  • Mine Management and Mineral Economics
  • Mine Safety and Environment
  • Mine Surveying & Photogrammetry
  • SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY (SET)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D), Master of Philosophy (Architecture) (M. Phil.), Master of Technology (M. Tech.) and Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) programmes are available in the following Departments and Options:
  • (i) Department of Architecture (ARC)
  • PGD Architecture
  • Architecture
  • D. Architecure
  • (ii) Department of Urban and Regional Planning
  • PGD Urban and Regional Planning
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • PHD Urban and Regional Planning
  • (iii) Department of Estate Management (ESM)
  • PGD Estate Management
  • Master of Real Estate (MRE) (Professional)
  • Land Management
  • Facilities Management
  • Plant and Machinery Valuation
  • (Academic)
  • Estate Management
  • D. Estate Management
  • (iv) Department of Quantity Surveying (QSV)
  • PGD
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Construction Management
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Cost Management
  • Construction Economics
  • Quantity Surveying Practices
  • Procurement Studies
  • D
  • No vacancy
  • (iv) Department of Industrial Design (IDD)
  • PGD Industrial Design
  • Ceramics Design
  • Graphics
  • Textile Design
  • Tech. Industrial Design
  • Ceramics Design
  • Graphics
  • Textile Design
  • D Industrial Design
  • Ceramics Design
  • Graphics
  • Textile Design
  • (v) Department of Surveying and Geoinformatics (SVG)
  • PGD Surveying and Geoinformatics
  • Surveying and Geoinformatics
  • Tech Surveying and Geoinformatics
  • Geodesy
  • Photogrammetry
  • Remote Sensing
  • Hydrography
  • Geoinformatics
  • D Surveying and Geoinformatics
  • Geodesy
  • Photogrammetry
  • Remote Sensing
  • Hydrography
  • Geoinformatics
  • SCHOOL OF EARTH AND MINERAL SCIENCES (SEMS)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D), Master of Technology (M. Tech.) and Postgraduate Diploma Programmes are available in the following Departments and Options:
  • (i) Department of Applied Geology (AGY)
  • PGD Applied Geology
  • Applied Geology
  • Mineral Exploration
  • Remote Sensing
  • Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology
  • Petroleum and Sedimentary Geology
  • D Applied Geology
  • Remote Sensing
  • Hydrogeology
  • Engineering Geology
  • Petroleum Geology
  • Sedimentology
  • Structural Geology
  • (ii) Department of Applied Geophysics (AGP)
  • PGD Exploration Geophysics
  • No vacancy
  • Exploration Geophysics
  • Petroleum Exploration
  • Mining Geophysics
  • Groundwater/Environmental/ Engineering Geophysics
  • D Exploration Geophysics
  • Petroleum Exploration
  • Mining Geophysics
  • Groundwater/Environmental/ Engineering Geophysics
  • (iii) Department of Meteorology & Climate Science (MCS)
  • PGD Meteorology
  • Meteorology
  • Numerical Weather Forecasting
  • Agrometeorology
  • D Meteorology
  • Numerical Weather Forecasting
  • Synoptic Meteorology
  • Aviation Meteorology
  • Satellite Meteorology
  • Air Pollution Meteorology
  • Agrometeorology
  • SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY (SMAT)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D), Master of Technology (M. Tech.) and Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) programmes are available in the following Departments and Options:
  • Department of Project Management Technology (PMT)
  • PGD Project Management Technology
  • Project Management Technology
  • Management Sciences
  • D. Project Management Technology
  • Project Management Technology
  • Management Sciences
  • Department of Transport Management Technology (TMT)
  • PGD Transport Management Technology
  • Transport Management Technology
  • Land Transport Management
  • Maritime Transport Management
  • Air Transport Management
  • D. Transport Management Technology
  • Land Transport Management Technology
  • Maritime Transport Management Technology
  • Air Transport Management Technology
  • SCHOOL OF SCIENCES (SOS)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) and Master of Technology (M.Tech.), and Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) programmes are available in the following Departments and Options:
  • (i) Department of Biochemistry (BCH)
  • PGD Biochemistry
  • Applied Biochemistry
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Applied Biochemistry
  • Enzymology
  • Microbial Biochemistry
  • Food/Nutritional Biochemistry
  • Toxicology
  • D Biochemistry
  • Enzymology
  • Microbial Biochemistry
  • Food/Nutritional Biochemistry
  • Toxicology
  • (ii) Department of Biology (BIO)
  • Biology
  • Food Storage Technology
  • Applied Parasitology
  • Environmental Biology  and Public Health
  • D Biology
  • Applied Parasitology
  • Storage Microbiology
  • Storage Entomology/Applied Entomology
  • (iii) Department of Microbiology (MCB)
  • PGD Microbiology
  • Food Microbiology
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Microbiology
  • Food Microbiology
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Medical Microbiology
  • D Microbiology
  • Food Microbiology
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Medical Microbiology
  • (iv) Department of Chemistry (CHE)
  • PGD Industrial Chemistry
  • Chemistry (Academic)
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • D in the following areas:
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Food Chemistry
  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • (v) Department of Mathematical Sciences (MTS)
  • Industrial Mathematics
  • Dynamics of Structure (Solid Mechanics)
  • Numerical Methods  in Ordinary Differential Equations (ODE)
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Optimal Control
  • D Mathematics
  • Dynamics of Structure (Solid Mechanics)
  • Numerical Methods in Ordinary Differential Equations (ODE)
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Optimal Control
  • (vi) Department of Computer Science (CSC)
  • PGD Computer Science
  • Computer Science
  • D. Computer Science
  • (vii) Department of Physics (PHY)
  • PGD Physics Electronics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electronic Measurements & Instrumentation
  • Communication Physics
  • Radiation and Health/Medical Physics
  • Lower Atmospheric Physics
  • D in the following fields:
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electronic Measurements & Instrumentation
  • Communication Physics
  • Radiation and Health/Medical Physics
  • Lower Atmospheric Physics
  • (vii) Department of Statistics (STA)
  • PGD Statistics
  • Statistics
  • D. Statistics
  • Econometrics
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Operations Research
  • (viii) Department of Statistics (STA)
  • PGD Statistics
  • Statistics
  • D. Statistics
  • Econometrics
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Operations Research
  • In addition to the above, students for M. Tech and Ph. D degree programmes may conduct research in the following areas:
  • Experimental Design
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Quality Control and Technometrics
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Sampling Techniques
  • COLLABORATION WITH OTHER RESEARCH CENTRES
  • (i) The University in collaboration with the Regional Centre for Training in Aerospace Surveys (RECTAS), Ile-Ife, Nigeria, offers Master in Geoinformation Technology (MGIT) in the following specializations:
  • Disaster Risk Management
  • Environmental Management
  • Land Resource Management
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Hydrology and Water Resource Management
  • Meteorology and Climate Change
  • Soil Analysis    and    Agricultural Management
  • Health and Social Development
  • Crime Mapping,    Peace    and Security and Military Intelligence
  • Urban Planning and Analysis
  • Geovisualisation and Mapping Technology.

FUTA PG ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  1. A) To qualify for admission into FUTAZaria postgraduate Diploma (PGD) programme,  applicants must be a graduate of the Federal University of Technology Akureor any other University recognized by the Senate of FUTA Zaria, or persons who hold qualifications adjudged by the Senate of the Federal University of Technology Akure to be equivalent to first degree or holders of recognized Higher National
  2. B) To qualify for admission into a Master’s degree programme at FUTAZaria, applicants should be graduates with not less than Second Class Honours degrees in the Lower Division.
  3. C) Applicants for admission into FUTAZaria postgraduate programmes for Doctoral degree should be graduates of the  or any other University recognized by the Senate of the Federal University of Technology Akure, who possess Master’s degrees with dissertation and course work  average,  which should not be less than 60%.

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

Applicants applying for any of the PGD courses offered in FUTA must meet the following requirements:
i. Applicants must obtain a minimum of 5 (Five) credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level in not more than two sittings.

  1. Candidates must have obtained a Bachelor’s degree from any recognized University or HND from any recognized Polytechnic in Nigeria not lower than Third Class; or its equivalent to be eligible to apply.

iii) In addition to the above, Candidates with Higher National Diploma (HND) with a minimum of Merit in related field of study from a Polytechnic or any recognized institution

  1. iv) Candidates must posses a Bachelor’s degree with at least Second Class (Lower Division) in area not related to the field applying for may be considered

ACADEMIC MASTER DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Applicants applying for Academic Masters Degree courses offered in FUTA must meet the following requirements:

  1. Applicants must obtain a minimum of 5 (five) credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level in not more than two sittings.
  2. In addition to the above, Candidates must have obtained a first Degree of Federal University of Technology Akure(FUTA) or any recognized university in relevant field with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division); and

iii. Lastly, Candidates with Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) with a minimum CGPA of 3.50 is also eligible.

PROFESSIONAL MASTER DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Applicants applying for professional Masters Degree courses offered in FUTA must meet the following requirements:

  1. Applying Candidates is expected to have a minimum of 5 (five) credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level in not more than 2 sittings and not more than two year apart.
  2. Another PG admission requirement for Professional Masters at FUTAis, Candidate is expected to have obtained a First Degree from FUTAor any recognized university in relevant field with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division)

iii. In addition to the above (ii) candidates with Third Class Degree or HND and a Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) from Federal University of Technology Akure or any recognized institution with a minimum of 3.50 CGPA are eligible to apply.

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY PROGRAMMES (ACCOUNTING AND BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ONLY)

Candidates applying for Ph.D programmes offered in FUTA must meet the following requirements:

  1. One of the requirements include a minimum of 5 (five) credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level in not more than 2 sittings and not more than two year apart.
  2. Secondly, Candidates are expected to have obtained a First Degree from Federal University of Technology Akureor any the recognised universities in Nigeria from any relevant field with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division)

iii. Lastly, Candidate must have obtained a Masters Degree from FUTA or any recognized university in the proposed field of study with minimum CGPA of 3.50.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Please note that candidates with B.Sc, PGD and HND cannot apply for Ph.D directly without going though Masters Degree programme first.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

Photocopies of NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificates, photocopies of all qualifying credentials, including O’level must be attached to the completed application forms. Candidates should arrange for their transcripts to be sent directly to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies. Non-receipt of transcripts in time is at the detriment of the applicant.

DURATION OF FUTA PG PROGRAMMES

Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

  1. Full-Time Diploma:  Minimum of two semesters and a maximum of four semesters.
  2. Part-Time Diploma: Minimum of three semester and a maximum of eight semesters.

Masters Degree Programmes

  1. Full-Time: A minimum of three semesters and a maximum of six semesters.
  2. Part-Time: A minimum of four semesters and a maximum of eight semesters.

M.Phil/Ph.D Programmes

  1. Full-Time: A minimum of six semesters and a maximum of eight semesters.
  2. Part-Time: A Minimum of eight semesters and a maximum of ten semesters

Ph.D Programme

  1. Full-Time: A Minimum of six semesters and a maximum of eight semesters.
  2. Part-Time: A minimum of eight semesters and a maximum of ten semesters.

FUTA PG courses are wide in terms of scope of coverage. The University offers PG courses in almost every field that is beneficial to students. The above are the PG courses offered in FUTA that are currently accredited by the NTBE (National Board for Technical Education).

Please note that the FUTA PG 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.