Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Graduate Programmes of the University of Port Harcourt for the 2022/2023 academic session.
- Programmes are available in all Faculties for the PGD, Masters and Doctoral Degrees in the various disciplines on offer.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
- An application fee of Fifteen Thousand Naira (N15, 000.00), only, should be paid online at any of the following Banks: U&C Microfinance Bank, UBA, Fidelity Bank, Access Bank, EcoBank, First Bank and Sterling Bank.
- It is mandatory for every candidate to pay the sum of Fifteen Thousand Naira (N15, 000.00), only, for Prospectus in U&C Microfinance Bank Ltd, Choba, with Account Number: 1100236739.
Candidates should also visit: www.uniport-sgs.com to download the Application Form after payment.
Please note that payment for Application forms does not guarantee admission and the application fee is non-refundable.
- The sale of Application Forms shall end on Wednesday, May 31st 2023.
GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
All candidates are required to possess a credit pass in English Language and Mathematics to be eligible for admission into the programmes. However, candidates who obtained their O'Level Certificates before 2012 without a credit pass in Mathematics and wish to gain admission into the following Faculties are eligible to apply:
Faculty of Humanities
All Departments in the Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Education
All Departments in the Faculty of Education
Faculty of Social Sciences
All Departments in the Faculty of Social Sciences, except the Department of Economics.
The minimum requirement for the Postgraduate Diploma Programmes is a Bachelor's Degree in related disciplines. Candidates must possess at least, a Second Class Honours Degree or Third Class in the related disciplines. For HND holders, a minimum of Upper Credit is acceptable in the relevant departments.
For the Postgraduate Diploma in Chemistry (PGDC) programme, candidates with Third Class Diploma need not apply.
MASTERS DEGREE PROGRAMMES
Candidates must possess, at least, a Second Class Honours Degree of the University of Port Harcourt, or any recognized University in the relevant disciplines.
Candidates for the Masters in Education must have obtained a First Degree in another field, and in addition, a Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) with, at least, an Upper Credit Classification. Candidates for the MBA Programme must possess a strong quantitative background. Candidates with PGD must have a CGPA of 3.50 to register for the Masters Degree in the relevant fields.
Generally, for the PhD Programmes, candidates should possess a Masters Degree with a minimum CGPA of 3.50, or its equivalent grade in the relevant discipline at the Masters level, depending on the Department. Admission will be based on interview performance, while PhD involves qualifying examination and course work.
(A) Candidates must either be graduates of Medicine (MBBS) of the University of Port Harcourt for not less than five (5) years or confirmed and experienced academic staff of the University with Medical Degrees of other recognised universities.
(B) In addition to the above, candidates must possess either recognized professional qualifications at the Fellowship level or, at least, an MSc Degree of a recognized university, after the MBBS degree.
ENCLOSURES TO ACCOMPANY THE SUBMISSION OF THE APPLICATION FORMS
Duly completed Application Forms should be accompanied by two copies of the following documents:
(i) Degree/Postgraduate Diploma Certificate (as applicable);
(ii) NYSC Discharge Certificate or Exemption Certificate;
(iii) O'Level Certificate;
(iv) Birth Certificate/Affidavit of Age Declaration;
(v) Marriage Certificate/Newspaper Publication of Change of Name (where applicable);
(vi) Local Government Identification Letter; and,
(vii) Receipts of payment for the Application Forms.
For further enquiries, please contact the following between 9:00am and 4:00pm, Mondays through Fridays:
The Graduate Studies Officer
School of Graduate Studies
University of Port Harcourt
University of Port Harcourt Liaison Office
No.6, Harare Street, Wuse Zone 6, FCT, Abuja
University of Port Harcourt Liaison Office
No. 23, Bush Street, Okupe Street, Mende, Maryland, Lagos
Dr. (Mrs) Gloria Chindah