Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) Postgraduate Admission Form

Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for admission into postgraduate programs (Postgraduate Diploma, Masters and PhD) for the 2021/2022 academic session.

Before proceeding, check: FUTA Postgraduate Courses 2021/2022.

FUTA Postgraduate Admission Requirements

All candidates must possess a minimum of Five (5) ‘O’ Level credits as required in the relevant discipline and must include credits in English Language and Mathematics.

(i) Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

  • A first degree in a related major.
  • Higher National Diploma (HND) at at least Low Credit level or equivalent in relevant or relevant discipline.
  • Professional qualifications accepted by the University, such as ACA, AIB, ACCA, ACIS, or equivalent Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science only.

(2) Master of Agriculture. Technology / Master of Engineering / Master of Technology (M. Agric. Tech./M. Eng./M. Tech.)

  • A good Bachelor’s degree with at least Second Class Lower Division from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, in an appropriate discipline.
  • A good Bachelor’s degree from another recognized university, in an appropriate major.
  • HND at lower credit level at least, In addition, the candidate must possess a Postgraduate Diploma (at upper credit level) in an appropriate discipline.

(3) Master of Philosophy (M. Phil.)

  • For M. Phil. In its advertised discipline, which is the M. Tech. Degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline is required.

(iv) Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

  • A good master’s degree in an appropriate discipline with a minimum GPA of 3.50 and/or 60%.
  • Any other qualifications approved by the Senate.

Duration of FUTA Postgraduate Programs

(i) Higher Diploma Programs (PGD)

  • Full-time students typically spend between eighteen (18) and twenty-four (24) months.
  • Part-time students typically spend between eighteen (18) and thirty-six (36) months.

(2) Master’s programmes

  • M. Agric. tack. / M. M. Technical/professional students are normally required to spend between eighteen (18) and twenty-four (24) months.

(iii) m. Elephant. a program

  • Students are normally required to spend between eighteen (18) and twenty-four (24) months.
  • Candidate can transfer from M. Phil. to a PhD program after completion of the course and fulfillment of all other approved requirements.

(4) Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program

  • Full-time candidates can defend their theses between thirty six (36) and sixty (60) months.
  • Part-time candidates can defend their thesis between forty-eight (48) and seventy-two (72) months.

Note: Applicants are no longer required to submit O’Level results for postgraduate admission

How to Apply for FUTA Postgraduate Admission Form

(1) Candidates must process their application online on the University website (https://www.futa.edu.ng(www.arcsstee.org.ng) and (using the REMITA method with payment to the graduate school account.

(ii) Application forms for postgraduate programs are sold for N20,000.00 (Ph.D), N20,000.00 (Masters) and N20,000.00 (PGD) only

(iii) Specifically, PhD candidates should send their research proposal to spgsadmissions@futa.edu.ng using the title eg school/dept.doc Ojosos / che. research Proposal

(iv) Non-FUTA graduates are required to print a transcript label attached to the application form and request their institutions to send their official academic transcripts to the address below with the transcript label (indicating the target department) within six (6) weeks from the date of this announcement.

the Secretary,
Graduate School
Attn: Management………….
Federal University
PMB 704,
Ondo State, Nigeria.


  • The academic transcript will not be processed without naming the text.
  • The application form and admission fee are non-refundable

Application opening and closing dates:Application forms will be available for completion for a period of six (6) weeks from Wednesday 11th January to Wednesday 22nd February 2023.

See also: List of universities that are selling postgraduate forms for the 2021/2022 academic session.

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