The School of Postgraduate Studies
As part of its Vision and Mission in terms of the development of high-level skilled manpower for the country, Council of The Federal University of Technology, Akure approved the establishment of the Board of Postgraduate Studies in 1986, which metamorphosed into School of Postgraduate Studies in 1994.
In pursuance of the primary objectives of the Federal Government for the establishment of the Universities of Technology, the Postgraduate Programmes of The Federal University of Technology, Akure are intended to consolidate and build upon the solid intellectual and technological foundations which the undergraduate courses in the University have been most carefully designed to achieve.
The need for purposeful and functional education, which fosters technology for self-reliance, as an antidote to under-development, is the underlying principle for the design of specific Postgraduate Programmes in the various Schools of the University. The mission of the School of Postgraduate Studies includes the development and offering of academic and professional programmes leading to the award of postgraduate diplomas and higher degrees which emphasize planning, adaptive and productive skills in the engineering, scientific, agricultural, environmental and allied professional disciplines.
Within the context of these general objectives therefore, graduate students of The Federal University of Technology, Akure are trained to: