List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In FUTMINNA

The management of Federal University of Technology Minna 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 Minna 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 FUTMINNA.

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

  1. The FUTMINNAPG 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 FUTMINNA or not.

List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In FUTMINNA 1

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

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

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

List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In FUTMINNA

POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES
A. MTech/MEng and PhD Programmes

  1. SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE AND AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY
    a) Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension Technology
    Ph.D. (Full-time and Part-time) in the following areas of specialization:
    i) Agricultural Economics and
    ii) Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology

MTech(Full-time ) in the following areas of specialization:
i) Agricultural Economics and
ii) Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology

  1. b) Department of Animal Production

PhD (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 (Full-time only) in Animal Production.

  1. c) Department of Crop Production

Ph.D (Full-time and part-time) in the following areas of specialization:
i) Weed Science,
ii) Horticulture,
iii) Seed Technology,
iv) Crop Breeding/Genetics
v) Post Harvest Technology
vi) Crop Protection

MTech (Full-time only) in the following areas of specialization:
i) Crop Protection
ii) Crop Production
iii) Agronomy

  1. d) Department of Soil Science and Land Management
    PhD(Full-time and Part-time) in the following areas of specialization:
    i) Soil Conservation and Water Management
    ii) Soil Fertility
    iii) Soil Physics
    iv) Soil Microbiology
    v) Pedology

MTech (Full-time only) in the following areas of specialization:
i) Soil Conservation and Water Management
ii) Soil Fertility
iii) Soil Physics,
iv) Soil Microbiology
iv) Pedology
v) Soil chemistry

  1. e) Department of Water Resources, Aquaculture and Fisheries Technology

PhD (Full-time and Part-time)in the following areas of specialization:
i) Aquaculture/Fish nutrition
ii) Hydrobiology/Limnology
iii) Fish Post Harvest Technology
iv) Fish Genetics and Breeding
v) Fish Biology
vi) Fish Ecology
vii) Fish Toxicology

MTech (Full-time only) in Fisheries Technology

  1. SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
    a) Department of Chemical Engineering
    PhD (Full-time and Part-time) in Chemical Engineering
    MEng (Full-time only) in Chemical Engineering
    b) Department of Civil Engineering
    PhD (Full-time and Part-time)in the following areas of Specialization:
    i) Structural Engineering
    ii) Geotechnical Engineering

MEng in (Full-time) in the following areas of specialization:
i) Structural Engineering
ii) Geotechnical Engineering

  1. c) Department of Computer Engineering
    PhD (Full-time and Part-time) Computer Engineering
    d) Department of Communication Engineering.
    D. in Communication Engineering (Full-time and Part-time)
    e) Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering
    PhD (Full-time and Part-time) in the following areas of specialization
    i) Power systems
    ii) Electric Machine and Drives
    iii) Electronics

MEng(Full–time only) in the following areas of specialization:
i) Electronics
ii) Control and Instrumentation

  1. 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 and Metallurgy Engineering
    iii) Design and Solid Mechanics Engineering
    iv) Thermofluids and Power Plant Engineering
    v) Foundry Engineering
  2. SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY
    a) Department of Architecture
    PhD Architecture (full-time and part-time)MTech in Architecture (Full-time only)
  3. b) Department of Building Technology

M.Tech (Full-time and Part-time) and Ph.D. (Full-time and Part-time) in the following areas of specialization:
i) Building Services
ii) Construction Management
iii) Construction Technology
c) Department of Estate Management
M.Tech (Full-time) Ph.D. (Full-time/Part-time) in Estate Management
d) Department of Urban and Regional Planning
M.Tech (Full-Time) Ph.D. in in the following areas of specialization:
i) Urban Governance and Poverty Study
ii) Housing and Urban Renewal
iii) Environmental Impact Assessment.
e) Department of Quantity Surveying
PhD And MTech in Quantity Surveying (Full–time only).

  1. f) Department of Surveying and Geoinformatics

PhD (Full-time and Part-time) in Surveying and Geoinformatics.

  1. SCHOOL OF LIFE SCIENCES.
  2. a) Department of Biochemistry

PhD ( Full –time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in Biochemistry.

b)Department of Biological Sciences

PhD(Full-time and part-time) in the following areas of specialization:

  1. i) Zoology (Applied Entomology and Parasitology)
    ii) Botany (Mycology)

MTech(Full-time only ) in the following areas of specialization:

  1. i) Zoology (Applied Entomology and Parasitology)
    ii) Zoology (Hydrobiology )
    iii) Botany (Applied Plant Genetics and Breeding)
    iv) Botany (Mycology )
  2. c) Department of Microbiology

M.Tech (Full-time and Part-time) and Ph.D. (Full-time and Part-time) in the following areas of specialization:
i) Industrial Microbiology
ii) Medical Microbiology
iii) Environmental Microbiology
iv) Pharmaceutical Microbiology

  1. SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES
  2. a) Department of Chemistry

PhD (Full-time and Part-time ) and MTech (Full –time ) in Analytical Chemistry
b) Department of Geography
PhD (Full-time and Part-time) in the following Options
i) Applied Meteorology
ii) Remote Sensing Application
iii) Environmental Management
iv) Geography

MTech (full-time) in the following options

  1. i) Environmental Management
    ii) Meteorology
    iii) Remote Sensing Application
  2. c) Department of Geology

PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (full-time only) in the following areas of specialization
i) Hydrogeology
ii) Mineral Exploration
iii) Biostratigraphy

  1. d) Department of Mathematics

PhD (Full-time and Part-time) in Applied Mathematics

MTech (Full –time only) in Applied Mathematics

  1. e) Department of Physics

M.Tech (Full-time) in the following areas of specialization:
i) Applied Geophysics
ii) Solid State Physics
iii) Applied Nuclear Physics
iv) Atmospheric Physics

Ph.D. (Full-time and Part-time) in the following areas of specialization:
i) Applied Geophysics
ii) Solid State Physics
iii) Atmospheric Physics

  1. SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION
  2. a) Department of Industrial and Technology Education

PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in the following areas of specialization:
i) Automobile Technology Education,
ii) Building Technology Education
iii) Electrical/Electronics Technology Education,
iv) Metal Work Technology Education and
v) Woodwork Technology Education.

  1. b) Department of Science Education

PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech(Full-time)in the following areas of specialization:
i) Educational Technology
ii) Chemistry Education
iii) Biology Education
iv) Geography Education
v) Mathematics Education
vi) Physics Education

  1. SCHOOL OF ENTREPRENUERSHIP AND BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY
  2. a) Ph.D.. (Full-time and Part-Time)and MTech (Full-time) Entrepreneurship and Business Studies.
    b) Ph.D.. (Full-time and Part-Time)and MTech (Full-time) Transport Management.
    c) Ph.D. (Full-time and Part-Time)and MTech (Full-time) Project Management.
  3. SCHOOL OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
  4. a) Department Computer Science

PhD (Full-time and part-time) and MTech(full-time) in Computer Science.

  1. b) Department of Cyber Security

PhD (Full-time and part-time) and MTech(full-time) in Cyber Security Science.

  1. c) Department of Library and Information Technology

PhD (Full-time and Part-time)andMTech(Full-time only)in Library and Information Technology

  1. CENTRE FOR DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT STUDIES
    Professional Master in Disaster Risk Management and Development Studies (Full-time only).
  2. CENTRE FOR HUMAN SETTLEMENTS AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT.
  3. i) Professional Masterin Sustainable Urban Development (Full-time)
    ii) Professional Masterin Urban Ecology (Full-time )
  4. POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES
  5. Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension Technology
  6. i) Postgraduate Diploma in Agricultural Economics (Full-time)
    ii) Postgraduate Diploma in Extension and Rural Sociology (Full-time)
  7. Department of Animal Production

Postgraduate Diploma in Animal Production (Full-Time)

  1. Department of Crop Production

Postgraduate Diploma in Crop Production (Full-Time)

  1. Department of Water Resources Aquaculture and Fisheries Technology

Postgraduate Diploma in Fisheries Technology (Full-Time)

  1. Department of Chemical Engineering

Postgraduate Diploma in Chemical Engineering (Full-Time)

  1. Department of Civil Engineering

Postgraduate Diploma in Civil Engineering (Full-Time)

  1. Department of Mechanical Engineering

Postgraduate Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Full-time)

  1. Department of Entrepreneurship and Business Technology

Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management Technology (Full-time)
Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management (Full-time).
Postgraduate Diploma in Transport Management (Full-time).

  1. Department of Estate Management

Postgraduate Diploma in Estate Management (Full-time)

  1. Department of Architecture

Postgraduate Diploma in Architecture (Full-time)

  1. Department of Building Technology

Postgraduate Diploma in Building (Full-time and Part-time)

  1. Department of Quantity Surveying

Postgraduate Diploma in Quantity Surveying (Full-time and Part-time)

  1. Department of Urban and Regional Planning
  2. i) Postgraduate Diploma in Housing Studies (Full-time)
    ii) Postgraduate Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning (Full-time)
  3. Centre for Human Settlements and Urban Development.

Postgraduate Diploma in Public-Private Partnership in Urban Environment (PPPUE) (Full-Time) and Sustainable Urban Development (CHSUD) (Full-Time).

  1. Department of Computer Science

Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science (Full-time and Part-time)

  1. Department of Cyber Security

Postgraduate Diploma in Cyber Security Sciences (Full-time)

  1. Department of Geography.

Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Management.

  1. Department of Industrial and Technology Education

Postgraduate Diploma (Full-Time) in the following areas of specialization:
i) Automobile Technology Education
ii) Building Technology Education
iii) Electrical/Electronics Technology Education
iv) Metal work Technology Education
v) Woodwork Technology Education

  1. Department of Science Education

Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Full-time)

FUTMINNA PG ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

GENERAL ENTRY ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR PGD IN FUTMINNA

The following shall qualify for admission into the Postgraduate Diploma   Programmes:-

(i) Graduates of Federal University of Technology Minna or other recognized Universities.

(ii) Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) with a minimum of lower credit pass or its equivalent in relevant areas.

(iii) Candidates who hold qualifications other than the above, which are acceptable to the Senate of the University.

(iv) Candidates for application into FUTMINNA must satisfy the University’s requirements for matriculation i.e. five credit passes at the O’level to include English Language and Mathematics.

GENERAL ENTRY ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR MASTERS DEGREE IN FUTMINNA

The following shall qualify for the Master’s Degree Programmes: –

(i) Graduates of Federal University of Technology Minna or other recognized Universities who have obtained the approved degree of Bachelor with at least Second-Class Honours (CGPA 3.00) or its equivalent, or candidates with University degree and appropriate Postgraduate Diploma of UMYU or any recognized University with at least a credit level pass.

(ii) Candidates whose degrees are unclassified should score an average of “C” or 50% or above.

(iii) Candidates with only Bachelors degree in third class division who have at least five years relevant working experience. This shall be applicable to MRD only.

(iv) Candidate who possess HND with at least a credit pass from recognized institutions and at least credit pass at Postgraduate Diploma of FUTMINNA or any other recognized institution in the relevant areas. This shall be applicable to MRD only.

(v) Candidates who hold qualifications other than the ones listed above, which are acceptable to the Senate of the University.

(vi)  In addition to (i) – (v) above, a candidate must satisfy the University’s requirements for matriculation i.e. five credit passes at the O’level to include English Language and Mathematics.

(vii) Also candidates seeking admission into the M.A, M.Ed. and M.Sc. programmes shall sit an entrance examination to be conducted by the University.

GENERAL ENTRY ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR PH.D IN FUTMINNA

(i) Graduates of FUTMINNA and other recognized universities who have obtained a good Masters Degree with a CGPA of 3.50 on a 5 point scale or a CGPA of 3.00 on a 4 point scale appropriate to the proposed areas of study.(ii) Candidates with the Degree of Professional Masters with at least a Bachelor’s Degree may qualify for admission provided that they satisfy the condition in (i) above.

(iii) Graduates of FUTMINNA or other recognized Universities who have obtained Masters of Philosophy degree appropriate to the proposed areas of study.

(iv) In addition to (i), (ii) and (iii) above candidates must possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Second Class Lower division (CGPA 3.00).

(v) Candidates who hold qualifications other than the above, which are acceptable to the Senate of the University.

(vi) In addition to (i) – (v) above, a candidate must satisfy the University’s requirements for matriculation i.e. five credit passes at the O’level to include English Language and Mathematics.

(vii) In addition to (i) – (vi) above, a candidate must submit a copy of his/her MA/MSc thesis as part of the requirement for admission.

(viii) A candidate must state the proposed area of Research and submit a synopsis of not less than 500 words for the proposed topic of research.

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

Applicants applying for any of the PGD courses offered in FUTMINNA 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 FUTMINNA 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 Minna (FUTMINNA) 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 FUTMINNA 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 FUTMINNAis, Candidate is expected to have obtained a First Degree from FUTMINNAor 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 Minna  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 FUTMINNA 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 Minna or 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 FUTMINNA 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 FUTMINNA 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.

FUTMINNA 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 FUTMINNA that are currently accredited by the NTBE (National Board for Technical Education).

Please note that the FUTMINNA 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.