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 objective 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 Postgraduate School 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.
Have a very sound and in-depth knowledge of the basic principles underlying the body of knowledge they are being trained to master.
Develop a broad analytical mind that would enhance major intellectual and technological breakthroughs to improve the lot of man and the society;
Be adequately versed in their discipline, and be competent to impart the knowledge to others in a conducive academic environment to ensure the continued existence of the system.
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