Apply for FUTA Postgraduate Admission Form 2023/2024

Ever contemplated earning a postgraduate degree from FUTA? Which courses are on offer for the 2023/2024 academic year? Whether it’s a Postgraduate Diploma, Masters, or Ph.D., FUTA is extending an invitation to suitably qualified candidates. Dive deeper to uncover the requirements and application procedures.

Federal University of Technology Akure Futa

The esteemed Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) has officially announced its call for applications for the 2023/2024 academic session. This is an exceptional opportunity for candidates keen on advancing their academic journey in one of Nigeria’s premier institutions.

🏛️ Institution Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA)
📆 Session 2023/2024 academic year
📜 Programmes Postgraduate Diploma, Masters, Ph.D.
📝 Requirements Minimum of five (5) ‘O’ level credits including English and Maths
🔖 Fees N20,000.00 for each postgraduate form
📨 Contact [email protected] for Ph.D proposals
📅 Deadline Application available from 16th October, 2023

FUTA’s Invitation for Postgraduate Applications


The University welcomes applications from candidates with the right qualifications for its diversified postgraduate programmes. This includes Postgraduate Diploma, Masters, and Ph.D. Programmes for the upcoming academic year.

Before you proceed, check : FUTA Postgraduate Courses.

Essential Admission Requirements

Before delving into the specific requirements for each programme, it’s pertinent to note that all candidates must have a minimum of five ‘O’ level credits in relevant disciplines. This must include credits in both English Language and Mathematics.

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Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Requirements:

  • A recognised first degree in the relevant discipline.
  • A Higher National Diploma (HND) with at least a Lower Credit grade or its equivalent in relevant or related disciplines.
  • Specific professional qualifications accepted by the University, such as ACA, AIB, ACCA, ACIS, particularly for the Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science.

Masters Programmes Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree with at least a Second Class Lower Division from FUTA or a recognised institution in the appropriate discipline.
  • A Bachelor’s degree from other recognised universities in the suitable discipline.
  • An HND with a Lower Credit grade, complemented by a Postgraduate Diploma (at Upper Credit level) in the relevant discipline.

Master of Philosophy (M. Phil.) Requirements:

  • For the M. Phil. in the advertised discipline, a commendable M. Tech. degree or its equivalent in the relevant discipline is required.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Requirements:

  • A Masters degree in the appropriate discipline with a CGPA of 3.50 and/or a minimum average score of 60%.
  • Any other qualification that the Senate approves.

Programme Duration at FUTA:

Postgraduate Diploma Programmes (PGD):

  • Full-Time: Between 18 and 24 months.
  • Part-Time: Between 18 and 36 months.

Masters Programmes:

  • M. Agric. Tech./M. Eng./M. Tech./Professional: Between 18 and 24 months.

M. Phil. Programme:

  • Duration is between 18 and 24 months. There’s a provision for transfer to the Ph.D programme after meeting approved requirements.
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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Programme:

  • Full-Time candidates: Between 36 and 60 months.
  • Part-Time candidates: Between 48 and 72 months.

It’s also worthy of note that O’Level results are no longer a requirement for postgraduate admissions.

Application Process

Prospective students can begin the application process by visiting the official portal:


  1. Applications are processed online at the University’s official website. Payment should be made using the REMITA method to the School of Postgraduate Studies account.
  2. Application forms for postgraduate programmes are priced at N20,000.00 for all programmes, be it Ph.D, Masters, or PGD.
  3. Ph.D candidates are expected to send their Research Proposal to [email protected] using a specific format.
  4. Non-FUTA graduates should ensure their academic transcripts are sent from their previous institutions to the address provided. Ensure the inclusion of the Transcript Label attached to the Application Form.

Important Information

Please be informed that:

  • Academic transcripts without the Transcript Label will not be processed.
  • Both the application form and acceptance fees are non-refundable.

For further clarity, always refer to FUTA’s official platforms or the provided contact details. This ensures you receive accurate and timely information directly from the source. Best of luck with your application!

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