FUT Minna Postgraduate Programmes Application 2023/2024

FUT Minna Postgraduate Programmes Application 2023/2024

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Postgraduate Programmes of the various Schools of the University.

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 results and no exemption is made for admission into any programme.

PhD programme

  1. Candidates for admission for any of 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

Master Degree Programmes

  1. A Minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division) degree from Federal University of Technology, Minna or any other recognized University.
  2. 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.
    Please note that this is not applicable to the Engineering Schools (SEET and SIPET).
  3. 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.
  4. Where examination is required as in the case of  (ii) and  (iii) above, an examination fee of N2000.00 will be charged outside the cost of Postgraduate application forms.

Note:

  1. NYSC certificate or exemption letter is required for admission into all Postgraduate programmes.
  2. For avoidance of doubt, candidates with PASS grade at any level of Degree, PGD, HND and OND do not qualify for admission to the PhD/ Master/PGD  Programmes.  No Diploma candidate with CGPA less than 2.50 qualifies for admission into the Master Degree Programmes.
  3. 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.
  4. 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 and graduate.

Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

  1. A Third Class Honours Degree in relevant fields may be considered.
  2. Candidates with HND with a minimum of Lower Credit, OND Lower Credit in relevant field with one year graduation experience may be considered.

DURATION OF PROGRAMMES

PhD Programme

  • A Minimum of Six Semesters (Three (3) Academic Sessions) and maximum of Ten Semesters (Five (5) Academic Sessions) for Full-time Students.
  • A Minimum of Ten Semesters (Five (5) Academic Sessions) and maximum of Fourteen Semesters (Seven (7) Academic Sessions) for Part-time Students respectively.

Master Degree Programmes

  • The Master Degree programmes are expected to last a minimum of Three Semesters for Full-time Students and there is no Part-time for Master’s Degree programmes. The maximum allowable periods of studies shall be Six Semesters, subject to maintaining a CGPA of 2.50 in every Semester.  Failure to meet this requirement will result in withdrawal from the programme.

Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

  • Generally, Full-time Students are expected to graduate normally after Three Semesters on successful completion of their programmes, subject to maintaining a minimum CGPA of 1.50 in any Semester.
  • The maximum allowable period shall be three sessions (6 Semesters).

SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY

  • Department of Architecture
  • Department of Building
  • Department of Estate Management and Valuation
  • Department of Quantity Surveying
  • Department of Surveying and Geoinformatics
  • Department of Urban amd Regional Planning

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SCHOOL OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

  • Department of Computer Science
  • Department of Cyber Security

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SCHOOL OF INFRASTRUCTURE, PROCESS ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

  • Department of Agricultural and Bioresources Engineering
  • Department of Chemical Engineering
  • Department of Civil Engineering
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering

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SCHOOL OF LIFE SCIENCES

  • Department of Animal Biology
  • Department of Biology
  • Department of Plant Biology
  • Department of Microbiology

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SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES

  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Geography
  • Department of Geography
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Statistics

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SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION

  • Department of Industrial and Technology Education
  • Department of Education Technology
  • Department of Science Education
  • Department of Library and Information Technology
  • Department of Library and Information Technology

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CENTRE FOR DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT STUDIES

  •  Professional Master in Disaster Risk Management and Development Studies (Full-time only).
  • Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Disaster Risk Management and Development Studies (Full-time only)
  • Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Climate Change and Mitigation and Adaptation (Full-time only)

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CENTRE FOR HUMAN SETTLEMENTS AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

  1. Professional Master in Sustainable Urban Development (Full-time only)
  2. Professional Master in Urban Ecology (Full-time only).
  3. Postgraduate Diploma in Sustainable Urban Development (Full-time only).

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METHOD OF APPLICATION

  1. All applications for Postgraduate programmes are online through the University website; futminna.edu.ng
  2. Application forms will be accessible as from  January, 2023.
  3. All requested information on the online application form must be correctly, and accurately provided with current and active email addresses and phone numbers.
  4. Completed application forms must be submitted online through the University portal latest on 22nd April 2023. All necessary instructions on filling of the form must be adhered to otherwise it is sufficient ground to disqualify an applicant.
  5. Completed application forms must be printed out as they would be requested for during registration, on successful admission.
  6. All MTech/MEng and PhD candidates must forward official transcript of their previous degrees or PGD to;

The Secretary,

Postgraduate School,

Federal University of Technology,

Minna, Niger State.

Official transcripts could also be sent through our e-mail ([email protected])

In addition, PhD candidates must upload their research proposals in line with their interest along with      their applications before the processing of admission.

  1. 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 on line). In addition best fake rolex, the referees can as well download their reports and forward the hard copies to the above address.
  2. All certificates must be uploaded in their original form and in colour.

APPLICATION FORMS

University charges an application fee of Fifteen thousand naira N15, 000.00 payable online via the Remita platform with the use of Master or Verve card through the School portal.

PAYMENT OF FEES AND THE PROCEDURES

All successful applicants offered provisional admission must pay non-refundable acceptance fee of N20,000 only and later undergo the following registration formalities: screening of original credentials at Postgraduate School and payment of School fees and registration at Departments/Centres. This shall be completed within a stipulated date, beyond which the candidate loses the admission.

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