Africa Centre of Excellence - PUTOR Postgraduate Admissions 2023/2024 Session

Posted on: Mon 27-11-2023

ACE-PUTOR is a platform designed to produce highly skilled and motivated Public Health Professionals through cutting-edge research, tailored to address health impacts of oil and gas activities, and contribute to building the requisite human resource and knowledge base for development in Africa.

Applications are invited for suitably qualified candidates for the underlisted programmes administered in the Africa Centre of Excellence in Public Health and Toxicological Research (ACE-PUTOR).



  • Public Health
  • Environmental Health
  • Environmental Toxicology
  • Nutritional Biochemistry / Toxicology
  • Midwifery
  • Child Health Nursing


  • Midwifery / Child Health Nursing
  • Public Health Nursing
  • Fertility Nursing
  • Environmental Petroleum Toxicology


  • Nursing
  • Environmental Petroleum
  • Toxicology

Programmes are accredited by: National Universities Commission & Royal Society of Biology


Candidates for the PGD Programmes must have attained HND with upper credits, graduates undertaking a career shift from other disciplines or a first degree in appropriate majors with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) below 3.0 on a 5 - point scale.

Candidates for the MSC programmes must have commpleted a BSc degreee in approatiate majors, with a CGPA of 3.0 on a 5 - point sclae.

Candidates for the PhD programmes must have completed an MSc degree in appropriate majors, with a CGPA of 3:5 on a 5 - point scale

Additionally, all candidates for the nursing postgraduate programmes should be registered and licensed as Nurses or Midwives.


PGD/MSc - Full time 12 months; Part Time 24 months

PhD - Full Time 36 Months: Part Time 48 months


  • Details of the methods of application for all programmes can be obtain through the website: or onsite (ACE-PUTOR)
  • Completed forms, reference letters, statement of purpose and official transcript shall be submitted with a non-refundable application fee of N20,000 (twenty thousand Naira only) before the Friday 16th of February 2024.

Limited scholarship available for students

For more information, visit: Physical: Africa Centre of Excellence in Public Health and Toxicological Research (PUTOR), East-West Road, Opposite th Choba Area Police Command, University of Port Harcourt, Choba

Tel: +234(0)8136592033, +234(0)8129429447

Email: [email protected], [email protected]