Programme Duration

The Joint M.Tech. Degree programme will be full-time, and the duration shall be for a minimum period of 18 months (3 semesters) and a maximum of 24 months (4 semesters). The duration shall comprise two semesters of course work and an intensive period of research work and thesis writing based on a research proposal submitted and approved at the end of the second semester.

Graduation Requirements

In addition to satisfying other University regulations, the student must have:

    • Scored an average of 50% in the course work, and must also obtain a minimum grade of 50% in the M.Tech Thesis Project according to the regulations of the School Postgraduate Studies, FUTA;
    • Accumulated at least 44 course units for those enrolled in Satellite Communication and Basic Space Physics options, at least 42 course units for those in Satellite Meteorology option and at least 48 course units for those enrolled in Remote Sensing and GIS option;
    • Successfully presented two thesis project seminars, proposal and final seminars; and
    • Successfully completed and defended a research and defended a research thesis in an oral examination.

Application Form

Applicants must have read and understood conditions for admission before applying:

 1. Application Form Fee = #25'000 (Non-Refundable)

 2. Admission Acceptance = #25'000 (Payable One Week after Admission is given)

 3. School Fees = #350'000 (50% must be paid by first week of first semester registration; remaining 50% is paid by first week of second semester registration).

 4. The Programme is Full Time with First Semester (6 months) at Federal University of Technology, Akure; while Second Semester (6 months) is at ARCSSTEE, Ile Ife.

      The remaining 6 months is for research seminars and thesis presentation.

 5. Please note that the account details for the Masters Programme is:

FUTA TSA Account
2. Click on "Pay Federal Government Agency"
3. Where you have "Name of MDA", type: "Federal University of Technology, Akure-1000123"
4. Name of Service/Purpose: Select Acceptance Fee (for acceptance fee payment) or Federal University of Technology Akure-1000123- Fees (for school fees and Application Fees payment).
5. Ignore the GIFMIS Code Column
6. Fill in the remaining columns. Make sure you type a description as follows:
    1.   "ARCSSTEE/FUTA Masters - Application Fees" or 
    2.   "ARCSSTEE/FUTA Masters - Acceptance Fees" or 
    3.   "ARCSSTEE/FUTA Masters - School Fees" in the description column.
7. Type your full names, email and phone number in the appropriate columns.
8. Make sure the captcha sign is typed correctly in the box.
9. Proceed to Payment
10. Take the print out or copy the RRR code to the bank and make payment.
11. Kindly write FUTA/ARCSSTEE and the purpose of payment on the confirmation receipt given by the bank.
12. Keep all receipt and tellers for future reference.
For further enquiries please contact:

Dr O. R. Oladosu: 08035692309

Ebeiyamba Okon: 08035967162

    • Completed forms (including scanned bank teller) and credentials should be emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  and copied to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    • Completed application form received without proof of payment will not be considered for admission.
    • Hard copies of the completed forms with evidence of payment and transcripts should be sent to:

Co-ordinator, Post Graduate Programmes, African Regional Centre for Space Science and Technology Education-English (ARCSSTEE),Yellow House, P.M.B. 019, O.A.U. Post Office, Ile Ife, Nigeria.

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