List of Postgraduate Courses Offered by FUTMINNA

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Federal University of Technology Minna Postgraduate Courses

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 ‘O’ Level result and no exemption is made for admission into any programme.

Master Degree Programmes Requirements

  • A Minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division) degree from Federal University of Technology, Minna or any other recognized University.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • For the 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.
  • Where the 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.

PhD programme Requirements

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

 

These are the list of FUTMINNA Postgraduate courses;

Animal Biology
PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in the following areas of specialization:

  • Zoology (Applied Entomology and Parasitology)
  • Zoology(Applied Hydrobiology)

Biochemistry
PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in the following areas of specialization:

  • Nutrition
  • Toxicology
  • Natural Products/Drug Delivery
  • Industrial Biochemistry/Biotechnology

Plant Biology
PhD (Full-time and Part-time) MTech (Full-time only) in the following areas of specialization:

  • Botany (Applied Plant Genetics and Breeding)
  • Botany (Mycology )

Microbiology
PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in the following areas of specialization:

  • Food and Industrial Microbiology
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Environmental Microbiology and
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology

Agricultural and Bioresources Engineering
PhD (Full-time and Part-time)

MEng (Full-time only) in the following area of specialization

  • Farm Power and Machinery,
  • Crop Processing and Storage,
  • Soil and Water Engineering,
  • Food Engineering

Chemical Engineering
PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MEng (Full-time only)

Civil Engineering
PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MEng (Full-time only) in the following areas of Specialization:

  • Structural Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Water Resources and Environmental Engineering
  • Highway and Transportation Engineering

Mechanical Engineering
PhD (Full–time and Part-time) and MEng (Full-time only) in the following areas of Specialization:

  • Industrial and Production Engineering
  • Materials and Metallurgy Engineering
  • Design and Solid Mechanics Engineering
  • Thermofluids and Power Plant Engineering

Chemistry
PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in the following areas of specialization:

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Natural Product Chemistry
  • Polymer Science and Technology

Geography
PhD (Full-time and Part-time) in the following Options:

  • Applied Meteorology
  • Remote Sensing Application
  • Environmental Management
  • Geography

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

  • Hydrogeology
  • Mineral Exploration
  • Biostratigraphy

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

  • Hydrogeology
  • Mineral Exploration
  • Biostratigraphy
  • Environmental Geology

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

Physics
PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in the following areas of specialization:

  • Applied Geophysics
  • Solid State Physics.
  • Applied Atmospheric Physics
  • Medical Physics
  • Applied Nuclear Physics

Industrial and Technology Education
PhD (Full-time and Part-time) in the following areas of specialization:

  • Automobile Technology Education
  • Woodwork Technology Education
  • Electrical/Electronic Technology Education
  • Metal Work Technology Education

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

  • Automobile Technology Education
  • Building Technology Education
  • Electrical/Electronic Technology Education
  • Metalwork Technology Education
  • Woodwork Technology Education

Educational Technology
PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only)

Science Education
PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in the following areas of specialization:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics

Animal Production
PhD (Full-time and Part-time) in the following areas of specialization:

  • Animal Nutrition (Monogastric & Ruminant Animal Nutrition)
  • Meat Science
  • Reproductive Physiology
  • Animal Breeding and Genetics

MTech (Full-time only) in Animal Production.

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

  • Weed Science,
  • Horticulture,
  • Crop Breeding/Genetics
  • Post-Harvest Technology
  • Crop protection(Nematology & Virology)

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

  • Agronomy
  • Crop Production
  • Crop Protection

Soil Science and Land Management
PhD (Full-time and Part-time) in the following areas of specialization:

  • Soil Conservation and Water Management
  • Soil Fertility
  • Soil Physics
  • Soil Microbiology
  • Pedology

MTech (Full-time only) in the Soil Science

Water Resources, Aquaculture and Fisheries Technology
PhD (Full-time and Part-time) in the following areas of specialization:

  • Aquaculture/Fish nutrition
  • Hydrobiology/Limnology
  • Fish Post Harvest Technology
  • Fish Genetics and Breeding
  • Fish Biology
  • Fish Ecology
  • Fish Toxicology

 

  • MTech (Full-time only) in Fisheries Technology
  • PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in Agricultural Economics:
  • PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in Agricultural Extension and Rural Development

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (SEET)

  • MEng (Full-time only) and PhD (Full-time and Part-time) in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • MEng (Full-time only) in Communication Engineering.

 

SCHOOL OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY (SEMT)

  • PhD (Full-Time and Part-Time) and MTech (Full-time only) in Entrepreneurship and Business studies
  • PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in Project Management
  • PhD (Full-time and Part-time) MTech (Full-time only) in Transport Management Technology

 

SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY (SET)

  • PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in Architecture
  • PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in Construction Technology
  • PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in Estate Management and Valuation
  • PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in Quantity Surveying.
  • PhD (Full-time and Part-time and MTech (Full-time only) in Surveying and Geoinformatics
  • PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in Urban and Regional Planning

 

SCHOOL OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (SICT)

  • PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in Computer Science
  • PhD (Full-time and Part-time) in Cyber Security Science
  • PhD (Full-time and Part-time) and MTech (Full-time only) in Library and Information Technology

 

CENTRE FOR DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT STUDIES (CDRM&DS)

  • Professional Master in Disaster Risk Management and Development Studies (Full-time only).

 

CENTRE FOR HUMAN SETTLEMENTS AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (CHSUD)

  • Professional Master in Sustainable Urban Development (Full-time only)
  • Professional Master in Urban Ecology (Full-time only)

 

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE AND AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Animal Production (Full-time only)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Crop Production (Full-time only)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Fisheries Technology (Full-Time)

 

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Full-time only)

 

SCHOOL OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND BUSINESS MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management Technology (Full-time only)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management Technology (Full-time only)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management Technology (Full-time only)

 

SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Architecture (Full-time only)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Estate Management (Full-Time only)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning (Full-Time only)
  • Postgraduate Diploma Surveying and Geoinformatics (Full-Time only)

 

SCHOOL OF LIFE SCIENCES

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Microbiology (Full-time only)

 

SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Management (Full-time only)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics (Full-time only)

SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Science Education (Full-time only)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Technology Education (Full-time only)

 

SCHOOL OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science (Full-time only)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Cyber Security Science (Full-time only)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Library and Information Technology (Full-time only)

 

SCHOOL OF INFRASTRUCTURE, PROCESS ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

  • Postgraduate Diploma (Full-time only) in Agricultural and Bioresources Engineering
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Chemical Engineering (Full-time only)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Civil Engineering (Full-time only)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Full-time only)

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