UNIPORT COMMENCES ADMISSION INTO GRADUATE PROGRAMMES FOR THE 2012/2013 SESSION

The University of Port Harcourt(UNIPORT) Choba, Rivers state Nigeria, invites Applications from suitably qualified candidates for entry into the following programmes:

A. FACULTY OF HUMANITIES
All Humanities PhD programmes require a minimum CGPA of 3.5 on a 5 point scale except English Studies which requires a minimum CGPA of 4.0 on a 5 point scale. In addition candidates must score a minimum of 60% in the admission interview to be found admissible.

1. COMPARATIVE LITERATURE PROGRAMME
M.A. Comparative Literature
PhD Comparative Literature
Requirements for MA Comparative Literature Programme:
Candidates shall possess at least a Second Class Honours Degree with a CGPA of not less than 3.0 points on a 5 point scale or its equivalent in Literature from a recognized University. Graduates in English have to produce evidence of a minimum of two years (four semesters) academic exposure to French or another language of International communication.
African Language

There is a Special African Language requirement for the Comparative Literature Programme. Any candidate who is deficient in speaking, reading or writing an African language will be required to take an appropriate course in the Department of Linguistics and Communication Studies and produce evidence of having passed that course.
Requirements for PhD Comparative Literature Programme:

Candidates must have an M.A. degree in Literature or M.A. degree in other related discipline in addition to the other Faculty Requirements.

2. DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE ARTS
Master of Arts (MA), Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in the following areas:
(a) Dramatic Theory and Criticism
(b) Sociology of Drama
(c) Film Studies
(d) Theatre and Cultural Administration
(e) Directing
(f) Theatre History
(g) Technical Theatre
(h) Playwriting
(i) Costume and Make-Up
(j) Theatre in Education
Requirements for M.A. Theatre Arts
Candidates must possess at least a Second Class Honours degree in Theatre Arts with a CGPA of not less than 3.00 on a 5 point scale or its equivalent in Theatre Arts from a recognized University.
Requirements for PhD Theatre Arts
Candidates must have an M.A. degree in Theatre Arts in addition to the other Faculty Requirements.

3. DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH STUDIES
(a) M.A., PhD in Literature with emphasis on:
(i) Theory of Literature
(ii) African Literature
(iii) African Oral Literature
(b) M.A. PhD in English Language with emphasis on:
(i) Applied English Linguistics
(ii) English as a Second Language, (ESL)
(iii) Discourse Analysis/Pragmatics
(iv) Sociolinguistics
Requirements for M.A. English Studies
Candidates must possess at least a Second Class Honours degree with a CGPA of not less than 3.00 on a 5 point scale or its equivalent in English Studies from a recognized University.
Requirements for PhD English Studies
Candidates must have an M.A. degree in English Studies or related discipline in addition to the other Faculty Requirements.

4. DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES
(i) Postgraduate Diploma in French (PGDF)
(ii) Postgraduate Diploma in Translation (PGDT)
(iii) M.A. French in the following areas:
(a) French Grammar and Linguistics
(b) African Literature in French
(c) French Literature
(d) Comparative Literature
(e) Socio-Linguistics
(iv) M.A. Translation (English/French)
(v) PhD French/Translation (English/French)
Requirements for M.A. Foreign Languages and Literature
Candidates must possess at least a Second Class Honours degree with a CGPA of not less than 3.00 on a 5 point scale or its equivalent in Foreign Languages and Literature from a recognized University.
Requirements for PhD Foreign Languages and Literature
Candidates must have an M.A. degree in Foreign Languages and Literature from in addition to the other Faculty Requirements.

5. DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY AND DIPLOMATIC STUDIES
(i) Postgraduate Diploma in History & Diplomacy (PGDHD)
Qualifications for Admission
To be eligible for admission into Post Graduate Diploma Programme, a candidate must have a good Honours degree in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Education, Law and the Management Sciences.
(ii) Master of Arts (M.A.) in the following areas:
(a) Diplomacy
(b) Africa History & Development Studies
(c) Niger Delta Studies
(d) Cultural Heritage Management
Qualifications for Admission
To qualify for admission into the MA degree programmes of the Department, candidate must posses at least a Second Class Honours Degree with a CGPA of not less than 3.00 on a 5 point scale or its equivalent of the University of PortHarcourt or from any other recognized University in the relevant subjects.
Except for Archaeology/Cultural Heritage Management, candidates from non-History backgrounds will be required to pass through the Department’s Post Graduate Diploma Programme in History and Diplomacy before admission into the MA programmes.
(iii) Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme in the following areas:
(a) Diplomacy
(b) African History and Development Studies
(c) History and Niger Delta Studies
(d) Archaeology
(e) Cultural Heritage Management
Qualifications for Admission
Candidates who have MA/MSc degree CGPA of not less than 3.5 on a 5 point scale or its equivalent in the Humanities and Social sciences, especially History, Archaeology, Anthropology, Religious and Cultural Studies, Sociology, Economics and International Relations to qualify for admission into the various Graduate options in the Department. except for Archaeology, candidates from non-History backgrounds are, expected to pass through the Department’s Post Graduate Diploma Programme in History and Diplomacy to be admitted into PhD degree programmes. In addition, candidates will be required to present a written proposal on a dissertation topic in their chosen field, and score a minimum of 60% in pre-admission oral interview.

6. DEPARTMENT OF LINGUISTICS AND COMMUNICATION STUDIES
(i) Postgraduate Diploma in Communication Studies (PGDCS)
(ii) (a) M.A., PhD in Linguistics in the following areas:
- Descriptive Linguistics
- Applied Linguistics (Language Teaching)
- Applied Linguistics (Clinical Linguistics)
- Historical Linguistics
- Sociolinguistics, Discourse Analysis or Stylistics
(b) M.A., PhD (Linguistics and a Nigerian Language:
Igbo, Ikwerre, Izon, Kalabari and Khana)
(c) M.A., PhD (Communication Studies) in the following areas:
- Communication Theory/International Communication
- Development/Cultural Communication
- Public Relations/Advertising
- Broadcast Media Studies
- Print Media Studies
- Corporate Communication
Requirements for M.A. Linguistics & Communication Studies
Candidates must possess at least a Second Class Honours degree with a CGPA of not less than 3.00 on a 5 point scale or its equivalent in Linguistics, Mass Communication, Communication Studies/Arts, or a subject with a strong linguistic component or a Merit pass with a CGPA of 3.50 on a 5 point scale or its equivalent in Postgraduate Diploma in Linguistics or Linguistics and/or Communication Studies from a recognized University.
Requirements for PhD Linguistics & Communication Studies
Candidates must have an M.A. degree in Linguistics or M.A. degree in Communication Studies or related discipline in addition to the other Faculty Requirements.

7. DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY
M.A., PhD in Philosophy in the following areas:
(a) African Philosophy
(b) Social and Political Philosophy
(c) Philosophy of Law
(d) Philosophy of Science
(e) Philosophy of Social Science
(f) Ethics/Moral Philosophy
(g) Metaphysics
(h) Epistemology
(i) Logic and Methodology
(j) History of Philosophy
Requirements for M.A. Philosophy
Candidates must have a minimum of a Bachelors Degree with a CGPA of 3.00 on a 5 point scaleor its equivalent in Philosophy (single honours) or combine honours degree with Philosophy as a component
Requirements for Ph.D Philosophy
Candidates must have a Master’s Degree in Philosophy or its equivalent in addition to the other Faculty Requirements.

8. DEPARTMENT OF RELIGIOUS AND CULTURAL STUDIES
M.A., PhD Religious and Cultural Studies in the following areas:
(a) African Indigenous Religion
(b) Biblical Studies
(c) Church History
(d) Islamic Studies
(e) Religious Ethics
(f) Sociology of Religion
(g) Philosophy of Religion
Requirements for PhD Religious and Cultural Studies:
Candidates must have an M.A. degree in Religious and Cultural in addition to the other faculty Requirements.

9. DEPARTMENT OF FINE ARTS & DESIGN
M.A; PhD in Fine Arts & Design in the following areas:
(a) African Art History
(b) Design History
(c) Painting
(d) Sculpture
(e) Ceramics Design
(f) Graphics & Communication Design with Specialization in Advertising, Printmaking, Animation & Photography.
(g) Textiles & Fashion Design
B. FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
All Social Sciences PhD programmes require a minimum CGPA of 3.5 on a 5 point scale except Economics and Sociology (Demography and Social Statistics) which requires a minimum CGPA of 4.0 on a 5 point scale.

10. DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS
(i) Postgraduate Diploma in Economics
(ii) M.Sc, PhD in Economics in the following areas:
(a) Economic Theory
(b) Development Economics
(c) Monetary Economics
(d) Quantitative Economics (with sub-area in Mathematical Economics
and Econometrics)
(a) Labour and Manpower Economics
Requirements for PhD Economics:
Candidates must have an M.Sc degree in Economics in addition to the other Faculty Requirements.

11. DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY AND ENVIRONMENTAL
MANAGEMENT
(i) PGD Geography and Environmental Management (PGDGEM)
(ii) M.Sc, PhD in Geography in the following areas:
(a) Rural Land Use
(b) Urban Geography
(c) Transport Geography
(d) Regional Development Planning
(e) Biogeography
(f) Climatology
(g) Geomorphology
(h) Environmental Management (M.Sc only)
(iii) Professional Masters (M.Sc) in Disaster Risk Mgt. and Dev. Studies
Requirements for Professional M.Sc in Disaster Risk Mgt. and Dev. Studies:
(a) Candidate must possess at least a Second Class Honours Degree in Social Sciences, Science, Engineering, Social Medicine, Env. Sciences, Town Planning, Agriculture, Forestry, and Communication or information Technology with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 on a 5 point scale of the University
of Port Harcourt of its equivalent from other recognized Universities.
(b) HND holders with at least Upper Credit in a related discipline plus a minimum credit level pass (CGPA of 3.5 on a 5 point scale) in (PGDGEM) from the University of Port Harcourt or other recognized Universities.
N/B: (Work experience in scientific, management and policy-oriented departments, especially disaster risk management organizations of government and private sector will be added advantage.)
(iv) Postgraduate Diploma in Logistics and Transport Management
(v) M.Sc and Ph.D in Transport or Logistics
Requirements for PGD Admission in Logistics and Transport:
(i) Candidate must possess at least a First Degree from University of Port Harcourt or any other recognized University.
(ii) HND or its equivalent (at least an Upper Credit);
(iii) Holders of a recognized professional qualification in logistics/transport e.g. Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT); Institute of Transport Administration, etc with at least 5 years working experience in a transport or related organization.
Requirements for M.Sc in Logistics or Transport Management:
(i) Candidate must possess Postgraduate Diploma in Logistics and Transport Management from a recognized University.
(ii) A first Degree (not lower than Second Class Lower) in Transport, Logistics or related discipline e.g. Town Planning; Economics; Geography.
Requirements for Ph.D in Logistics or Transport Management:
Candidate must possess an M.Sc Degree in Logistics or Transport Management in addition to the other Faculty Requirements.

12. DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY
(i) Post Graduate Diploma in Sociology (PGDS). To be eligible to apply for
the PGDS, Candidates must posses at least a Third Class in Sociology or
minimum of Second Class Honours lower Division in related disciplines in
the Social Sciences and Humanities.
ii) M.Sc, PhD in Sociology in the following areas:
(a) Institutional Analysis with emphasis in the following:
– Industrial Relations/Personnel Management
– Criminology, Police Science and Social Work
(b) Sociology of Development with emphasis in the following:
– Sociology of Development
– Rural Sociology/Sustainable Development

13. BAMANGA TUKUR CENTRE FOR INTERNATIONAL TRADE
AND DEVELOPMENT
Requirements for M.Sc International Trade and development:
Candidate must possess a minimum of Second Class Honours (Upper Division) in Social and Management Sciences. Candidates with Second Class (Lower Division) with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 will be admitted if they have at least three years working experience in trade or related industry. Applicants will be subjected to written test and oral interview by a panel of trade professionals and representatives of stakeholders of the Centre.

14. DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE
STUDIES
(i) Postgraduate Diploma in International Affairs (PGDIA)
(ii) M.Sc, PhD in the following areas:
(a) Political Theory and Methodology
(b) Development Studies
(c) International Relations
(d) Nigerian Government and Politics
Requirements for PhD Political and Administrative Studies:
Candidates must have an M.Sc degree in Political and Administrative Studies in addition to the other Faculty Requirements.
C. FACULTY OF SCIENCE
All Science PhD programmes require a minimum CGPA of 4.0 on a 5 point scale and thesis score not lower than 60% (B). All PhD candidates are expected to attend a pre-admission oral interview, at which they are REQUIRED to defend their written proposals.

15. DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY
(i) Postgraduate Diploma in Biochemistry (PGDB)
(ii) M.Sc, PhD in the following areas:
(a) Enzymology
(b) Nutrition and Toxicology
(c) Medical Biochemistry/Immunochemistry
(d) Environmental Biochemistry
(e) Pharmacological Biochemistry

16. DEPARTMENT OF PLANT SCIENCE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY
(i) Postgraduate Diploma Programme in the following options:
(a) Biosystematics/Plant Taxonomy
(b) Genetics and Breeding
(c) Environmental Plant Science
(d) Herbarium Management
(e) Biotechnology
(f) Ethnobotany and Phytomedicine
(g) Horticulture
Requirements for PGD Plant Science and Biotechnology:
Candidates must possess at least a Second Class Lower degree (2 2 ) or a strong Third Class (3 rd ) Bachelors’ degree in Botany/Plant Science, or any good Honours degree in Microbiology, Agriculture, Crop Science, Biochemistry, Genetics, Biotechnology or related field (depending on the option of the PGD) from the University of Port Harcourt or any other recognized University within or outside Nigeria. Potential Candidates with HND in relevant fields deemed suitable by the Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology’s Graduate Board of Studies would be considered for the requisite programmes.
(ii) M.Sc, PhD in the following areas:
(a) Plant Physiology
(b) Mycology and Plant Pathology
(c) Plant Ecology
(d) Plant Biosystematics and Taxonomy

17. DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGY
(i) Postgraduate Diploma in Geology (PGDG)
(ii) M.Sc, PhD in the following areas:
(a) Biostratigraphy
(b) Engineering Geology
(c) Environmental Geology
(d) Exploration Geophysics
(e) Structural Geology
(f) Hydrogeology
(h) Petroleum Geology
(i) Marine Geology
(j) Sequence Stratigraphy
(k) Remote Sensing
(l) Sedimentology and Reservoir Geology
(m) Organic Geochemistry

18. DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS/STATISTICS
(i) Postgraduate Diploma in the following areas:
(i) Postgraduate Diploma in the following areas:
(a) Statistics (PGDST)
(b) Statistics and Computer Science (PGDSCS)
(ii) M.Sc, PhD in the following areas:
(a) Pure Mathematics
(b) Applied Mathematics
(c) Industrial Mathematics
(d) Mathematics/Physics
(e) Statistics

19. DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE
(i) Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science (PGDCS)
(ii) M.Sc in Computer Science
(iii) PhD in Computer Science with specialization in the following areas:
(a) Software Engineering
(b) Algorithms
(c) Artificial Intelligence – expert systems, neutral networks, fuzzy logic,
pattern recognition, etc.
(d) Database Systems – object databases, data mining, information
retrieval, etc.
(e) Systems Programming
(f) Web Applications
Requirements for M.Sc in Computer Science:
(i) Candidate must possess at least a First Degree from University of Port Harcourt or any other recognized University.
(ii) HND or its equivalent (at least an Upper Credit).
Requirements for Ph.D in Computer Science:
Candidate must possess an M.Sc Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology in addition to the other Faculty Requirements.

20. DEPARTMENT OF MICROBIOLOGY
(i) Postgraduate Diploma in Microbiology (PGDM)
(ii) M.Sc in Industrial Microbiology
(iii) M.Sc in Environmental Microbiology and Bioremediation
(iv) M.Sc in Food Microbiology
(v) PhD in Microbiology

21. DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS
Requirements for PGD in Physics:
Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Physics from the University of Port Harcourt or any other recognized University.
Requirements for M.Sc in Physics:
A minimum of Second Class Lower degree with a CGPA of not less than 3.0 is required for M.Sc programme of the Department.
M.Sc, PhD in the following areas:
(a) Solid State Electronics
(b) Applied Geophysics
(c) Material Science
(d) Theoretical Physics
(e) Environmental Physics
Requirements for Ph.D in Physics:
Candidate must have MSc degree in the relevant field in addition to the other Faculty Requirements.

22. DEPARTMENT OF PURE AND INDUSTRIAL CHEMISTRY
(i) Postgraduate Diploma in Chemistry Candidates with HND certificates are
not eligible for the PGD in Chemistry programme (PGDCHE)
(ii) M.Sc, PhD in Pure & Industrial Chemistry in the following areas:
(a) Analytical Chemistry
(b) Inorganic Chemistry
(c) Physical Chemistry
(d) Organic Chemistry
(e) Environmental Chemistry
(f) Pharmaceutical/Medicinal Chemistry
(g) Petroleum Chemistry and Petrochemicals
(h) Mineral Processing and Chemical Metallurgy
(i) Polymer Science/Technology

23. DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL & ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY
(i) PGD in the Animal and Environmental Biology
(ii) M.Sc, PhD in the following areas:
(a) Hydrobiology and Fisheries Biology
(b) Environmental Parasitology and Public Health
(c) Environmental Entomology & Pest Management
(d) Environmental Animal Physiology
Requirements for M.Sc in Animal & Environmental Biology:
Candidates must possess at least a Second Class Honours Degree of the University of Port Harcourt or any other recognized University in the relevant subject (e.g. Zoology, Biology, Crop Science, Environmental Sciences etc. with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 on a 5 point scale or its equivalent.
D. FACULTY OF EDUCATION (REGULAR AND SANDWICH)
All Education PhD programmes require a minimum CGPA of 4.0 on a 5 point scale. All PhD candidates are expected to attend a pre-admission oral interview, at which they are REQUIRED to defend their written proposals

24. DEPARTMENT OF CURRICULUM STUDIES AND
EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY
M.Ed and Ph.D Regular Programmes on Full-Time and Part-Time basis. M.Ed Sandwich (Long Vacation) Programmes. Both the Regular and Sandwich (Long Vacation) M.Ed Programmes have the following areas:
(a) Curriculum and Instruction
(b) Educational Technology
(c) Language Education
(d) Mathematics Education
(e) Science Education
(f) Social Studies Education

25. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS
(i) M.Ed, PhD on Full-Time and Part-Time basis.
M.Ed and PhD Programmes have the following areas:
(a) Philosophy of Education
(b) History and Policy of Education
(c) Sociology of Education
(d) Comparative Education

26. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL MANAGEMENT
(i) M.Ed, PhD Regular Programmes on Full-Time and Part-Time basis.
(ii)M.Ed Sandwich (Long Vacation) Programmes. Both the Regular and Sandwich (Long Vacation)Programmes have the following areas:
(a) Educational Administration
(b) Educational Planning
(c) Economics of Education
(d) Administration of Higher Education

27. CENTRE FOR GENDER AND WOMEN DEVELOPMENT STUDIES
PGD and M.A. in Gender Studies and Development
Requirements for PGD in Gender Studies and Development
Candidates must possess at least a Third Class (3 rd ) degree or equivalent level
with a CGPA of 1.5 points on a 5 point scale of the University of Port Harcourt in any field. For HND background, Upper Credit pass shall be considered.
Requirements for M.A. in Gender Studies and Development
(a)Candidates must possess at least a Second Class Lower Division (2 2 ), in Gender Studies and Development or a degree in Social Sciences/Humanities/Education from any recognized Tertiary Institution, with a CGPA of 3.00 on a 5point scale.
(b) Candidates must possess the University of Port Harcourt Postgraduate Diploma in Gender Studies and Development with a minimum grade of 3.5

28. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY, GUIDANCE
AND COUNSELLING
M.Ed, PhD Regular Programmes on Full-Time and Part-Time basis.
M.Ed Sandwich (Long Vacation) Programme. Both the Regular and Sandwich (Long Vacation) Programmes have the following areas:
(a) Educational Psychology
(b) Guidance and Counselling
(c) Educational Measurement and Evaluation

29. DEPARTMENT OF ADULT AND NON-FORMAL EDUCATION
M.Ed, PhD in the following areas:
(a) Literacy Education
(b) Distance Education
(c) Environmental Adult Education
(d) Community Development
Requirements
A. The M.Ed Programme
The following categories of candidates may be admitted on application into the Programme
(i) Graduates of the University of Port Harcourt or any other approved University who have obtained approved Bachelor’s degree in Adult Education with at least 3.00 CGPA on a 5 point scale or its equivalent.
(ii) Candidates who did not major in Adult Education but obtained at least 2 nd Class Honours degree or above and with a minimum CGPA of 3.50 in the Postgraduate Diploma in Education. Such candidates would be required to do some remedial courses as prescribed in the handbook.

30. DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN KINETICS AND HEALTH EDUCATION
(A) M.Ed Human Kinetics
Area of Specialization
(a) Physiology of Exercise
(b) Sports Administration and Marketing
(c) Sport Psychology
(d) Sociology of Sport
Requirements
(i) Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Kinetics or Human Kinetics and Health Education (Integrated Major). Preferably holders of Second Class Honours degree from a recognized University with at least a CGPA of 3.00 on a 5 point scale or its equivalent.
(ii) Candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree in Science or Science Education after having obtained the Nigerian Certificate in Education (NCE) in Human Kinetics or Human Kinetics and Health Education (this category of candidates may be required to take some additional courses in Human Kinetics and related courses as may be prescribed by the Department.
(iii) Upper Credit in Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) with a CGPA of at least 4.00
B M.Ed Health Education
Area of Specialization
(a) Community Health Education
(b) Occupational Health and Safety Education
(c) School Health Education
(d) Human Sexuality and Population Studies
Requirements
(i) Candidates must possess Second Class Honours Degree with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 on a 5 point scale or its equivalent from a recognized University in Health Education or Health and Human Kinetics (Integrated Major) or Human Kinetics and Health Education (Integrated Major).
(ii) A degree in Medicine or appropriate Medical Science in Nursing or Advanced
Graduate Diploma in Health Education (ADHE).
(iii) Candidates with a Second Class Honours Degree with a minimum CGPA of 3.00
in related discipline after having obtained the Nigerian Certificate in Education
(NCE) in Human Kinetics or Human Kinetics and Health Education (Integrated
Major). Such candidates may be required to take additional courses in Human
Kinetics and Health Education as may be prescribed by the Department
C. PhD in the following areas:
(i) Sports Management
(ii) Psychology and Sociology of Sports
(iii) Sports Marketing
(iv) Health Education (CommunityHealth)
Candidates must possess either an M.Ed degree in Human Kinetics and Health Education or other relevant Discipline in addition to the other Faculty Requirement.

31. INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION
Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) Regular and Sandwich (Long Vacation) basis.
The programme consists of four areas, namely:
(a) Studies in the Theory and Practice of Education
(b) Specialized Procedure in the Teaching of Subjects
(c) Supervised Practice in Teaching
(d) Supervised Project
(i) Requirements -
Candidates must possess any of the following degrees;
(a) BSc, BA, B.Eng, MSc, M.A, MBA, PhD (without any Teaching Certificate) and their equivalent from a recognized University.(1 st Degree with a minimum of 3 rd class)
(b) HND Upper Credit and its equivalent from recognized Polytechnics.
(ii) Duration
(a) Full-Time: The programme will last for minimum of 12 calendar months and maximum of 24 calendar months.
(b) Part-Time: (Sandwich), The programme will last for a minimum duration of two long vacations and maximum of 3 long vacations.
E. FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
All Engineering PhD programmes require a minimum CGPA of 3.5 on a 5 point scale. Candidates would be required to attend an interview before admission and registration for the programme, and will be required to write a qualifying examination
Requirements for Faculty of Engineering
1. PGD Programmes : Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 3 rd Class Honours in his/her choice of discipline or a minimum of 2 2 in any other related Engineering discipline.
2. M.Eng Programmes : Candidates must possess either a Bachelor’s Degree with minimum of Second Class Honours in the relevant Discipline, with a minimum CGPA of 3.0 on a 5 point scaleor PGD in the relevant areas with minimum CGPA of 3.50 on a 5 point scale.

32. Master of Engineering Management (MEM) in the following areas:
(a) Chemical Engineering
(b) Civil Engineering
(c) Electrical./Electronic Engineering
(d) Mechanical Engineering
(e) Petroleum Engineering
Requirements:
Candidates must possess a 2 2 Bachelors Degree in a chosen Engineering discipline with a minimum CGPA of 3.0. The MEM is a Terminal Degree.

33. Master of Environmental Engineering Technology (M.ENV.T)
Requirements:
Candidates must possess a Bachelors Degree in Engineering or related science discipline, with a minimum CGPA of 3.0. The M.Env.T is a Terminal Degree.

34. DEPARTMENT OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
(i) Postgraduate Diploma in Chemical Engineering (PGDCE)
(ii) M.Eng, Ph.D in Chemical Engineering
Requirements for PGDCE
Candidates for PGDCE must possess a Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of Third Class in Chemical Engineering or 2 2 in any other Engineering discipline.

35. DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
M.Eng., PhD in Civil Engineering in the following areas:
(a) Geotechnical Engineering
(b) Water Resources Engineering
(c) Highway & Transportation Engineering
(d) Structural Engineering
(e) Public Health Engineering

36. DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING
M.Eng. in Electrical/Electronic Engineering in the following areas:
(a) Power System and Machines
(b) Electronics and Telecommunications
(d) Nutrition Physiology
(e) Neuro Physiology
Requirements for M.Sc programmes:
(i) Graduates of the University of Port Harcourt or other Universities recognized by statute of the University of Port Harcourt with a Second Class Honours degree with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 on a 5 point scale or its equivalent in Human Physiology or related discipline.
(ii) Holders of MB.BS, DVVM or BVM, Pharmacy, Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Anatomy with a CGPA of 3.50 in Post Graduate Diploma in Human Physiology.
(iii) Requirement for PhD programmes : Candidates must possess an M.Sc or M.Phil degree or itsequivalent in Human Physiology in addition to the other Faculty Requirements.

37. DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
(i) Postgraduate Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (PGDME)
Requirement for PGDME:
Candidates must possess a Bachelors degree with a minimum of Third Class in
Dentistry and Pharmacy with at least a minimum CGPA of 3.00 on a 5 point scale or its equivalent.
Mechanical Engineering or a minimum of Second Class in any related Engineering Discipline.
(ii) M.Eng., PhD in Mechanical Engineering in the following areas:
(a) Applied Mechanics and Design
(b) Engineering Materials Design
(c) Production/Industrial Engineering
(d) Thermofluid Engineering

38. DEPARTMENT OF PETROLEUM AND GAS ENGINEERING
(i) Postgraduate Diploma in Petroleum Engineering (PGDPE) and Petroleum
Technology (PGDPT)
Requirement for PGDPE:
Candidates must possess a Bachelors degree with a minimum of 3 rd Class in Petroleum & Gas Engineering or a minimum of 2 nd Class in any related Engineering Discipline.
(ii) Postgraduate Diploma in Petroleum Technology (PGDPT)
Requirement for PGDPT:
Candidates with degree in Physics, Chemistry, Geology, Geophysics, or Metallurgy with a minimum of 2 nd Class Lower degree or 3 rd Class with at least five (5) years industry experience are eligible to apply.
(iii) M.Eng., PhD in Petroleum Engineering in the following areas:
(a) Reservoir Engineering
(b) Gas Engineering
(c) Drilling Engineering
(d) Production Engineering
(e) Petroleum Economics
F. FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
All Management Sciences PhD programmes require a minimum CGPA of 4.0 on a 5 point scale. All PhD candidates are expected to attend a pre-admission oral interview, at which they are REQUIRED to defend their written proposals
(i) Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in the following areas:
(a) Accounting
(b) Finance and Banking
(c) Management
(d) Marketing
Requirements for PGD Programmes:
Candidates must possess at least a Third Class degree in the field of
specialization. Other candidates in related Disciplines must possess at least a Second Class Honours degree or a third class. For HND holders, a minimum of upper credit is acceptable in the related discipline.
(ii) Master of Business Administration (MBA) in the following areas:
(a) Accounting
(b) Finance and Banking
(c) Management
(d) Marketing
Requirements for MBA Programmes:
Candidates must have B.Sc degree in the field of specialization with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 on a 5 point scale in (Accounting, Finance and Banking, Management, Marketing). Others from related fields must possess at least a 3.50 on a 5 point scale from PGD programmes.
(iii) Master of Science (M.Sc) in the following areas:
(a) Accounting
(b) Finance and Banking
(c) Management
(d) Marketing
Requirements for MSc Programmes:
Candidates with a minimum of 2 2 B.Sc degree in the field of specialization with minimum CGPAof 3.00 on a 5 point scale or its equivalent.
Holders of MBA in Mgt Sciences with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 on a 5 point scale or its equivalent.
(iv) Doctorate Degree (PhD) in the following areas:
(a) Accounting
(b) Finance and Banking
(c) Management
(d) Marketing
Requirements for PhD programmes:
Candidates must have M.Sc in the field of specialization (Accounting, Finance and Banking, Management, Marketing) in addition to the other Faculty Requirements.
COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES
Pharmacology PhD programme require a minimum CGPA of 4.0 on a 5 point scale.
G. FACULTY OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES

39. MD/MS DEGREE PROGRAMME
(a) Candidates must be either Medical Graduates (MBBS) of the University of Port Harcourt for not less than 5 years or confirmed and experienced academic staff of the University with Medical degree of other recognized Universities.
(b) In addition to the above, candidates must possess either a recognized professional qualification at the fellowship level or at least an M.Sc degree of a recognized University, after the MB.BS degree.

40. DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY
(1) PGD in Human Physiology
(2) M.Sc, PhD in Human Physiology
Special areas:
(a) Membrane Physiology
(b) Endocrine and Reproductive Physiology
(c) Blood Physiology
(d) Nutrition Physiology
(e) Neuro Physiology

41. DEPARTMENT OF ANATOMY
(i) M.Sc Anatomy
(a) Candidates must possess a Second Class Honours Degree with at least a CGPA
of 3.00 on a 5 point scale or its equivalent in Anatomy from the University of
Port Harcourt or other recognized Universities.
b) Holders of good degree in Medicine and Surgery, Veterinary Medicine,

42. DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACOLOGY
(i) M.Sc Pharmacology
(a) Candidates must possess a Second Class Honours Degree with at least a
CGPA of 3.00 on a 5 point scale or its equivalent in Pharmacology from the
University of Port Harcourt or other recognized Universities.
(b) Holders of good degree in Medicine and Surgery, Veterinary Medicine,
Dentistry, Physiology, and related Biomedical Science subjects.
(ii) Ph.D in Pharmacology, Candidates must possess an M.Sc or an M.Phil Degree or an equivalent degree in Pharmacology in addition to the other Faculty Requirements.

43. DEPARTMENT OF HAEMATOLOGY, BLOOD TRANSFUSION
AND IMMUNOLOGY
Requirements for M.Sc in Immunology Programmes:
The Course is open to graduates of Medicine, Dentistry, Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacy, Pharmacology, Nursing, Biochemistry, Molecular-Biology, Microbiology, Animal Science, Veterinary Medicine, Zoology and other relevant courses. Candidates who hold a minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division) with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 on a 5 point scale or in any of the above mentioned subjects, from the University of Port Harcourt or other recognized Universities shall be eligible for admission into the programme except, the Medical and Dental graduates.
H. FACULTY OF CLINICAL SCIENCES

44. M.Sc Sports Medicine
(a) For medically qualified persons with MB.BS, B.Ch or a fellowship in any
Medical discipline.
(b) The duration of Course is 18 – 36 months.
The Course work will be taught in two semesters of 12 months while the
student will spend the remaining 6 months in a training attachment and a
project work.
(c) Area of specialty – Sports Medicine generally, while the project work will
be on Sport of interest.

45. DEPARTMENT OF PREVENTIVE AND SOCIAL MEDICINE
i. Master of Public Health (MPH) for MBBS graduate
ii. Master of Science in Public Health (MSc Public Health MSPH for other B.Sc in Science, Anatomy etc.)

Admission Requirements:
The programmes will be open to candidates who possess a first degree in Medicine, Basic Medical Sciences, Pharmacy, Nursing and other relevant courses allied to Medicine. In addition candidates must have at least three years post degree experience and must have completed National Youth Service (NYSC) programme. Candidates for admission into the programme will undergo a selection process and only those who are successful will be admitted into the programme.

To serve the interest and needs of all Medical, Health and allied professions who desire the programme, there is need to simultaneously mount two separate programme, one for medicallyqualified graduates and another for non-medically qualified professionals who wish to practice Public Health.
Requirements for Master of Public Health Programme:
(a) MBBS or its equivalent, with a minimum of three years post qualification experience.
(b) Candidates are also required to pass the qualifying examination.
Requirements for MSc Public Health Programme:
(a) B.Sc Honours in a health-related discipline with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division (2 2 ) Degree with CGPA not less than 3.00 on a 5 point scale or CGPA of 2.5 on a 4 point scale.
(b) Candidates are also required to pass the qualifying examination.

DURATION OF GRADUATE PROGRAMMES
A. Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE )
The Programme is to run on a Full-Time basis to last for a minimum of 12 calendar months and maximum of 24 calendar months and also on a Part-Time basis for two (2) consecutive Long Vacations of eight (8) Weeks each (Sandwich Programme).
B. Master of Education (M.Ed) Sandwich Programmes.
The Programme will spread over three Long vacations as follows:
(i) Course work (including Seminar) to be completed in two (2) consecutive Long Vacations.
D. MBA Programme
• Full-Time: Minimum of 24 Calendar Months and Maximum of 48 Calendar Months
• Part-Time: Minimum of 36 Calendar Months and Maximum of 60 Calendar Months.
E. MD and MS Programmes
The Programmes will be at least 24 Calendar Months duration.
F. Ph.D Programmes
• Full-Time candidates will be required to spend a minimum of 24 calendar months and a maximum of 60 calendar months.
• Part-Time candidates will be required to spend a minimum of 36 calendar months and a maximum of 84 calendar months

GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
ALL PGD PROGRAMMES

The minimum requirements for the Postgraduate Diploma Programmes is a Bachelor’s Degree inthe related disciplines. Candidates must possess at least a Second Class Honours Degree or Third Class in the related Discipline. For HND holders a minimum of Upper Credit is acceptable in the relevant Departments.

PGDCHE
For the Postgraduate Diploma in Chemistry (PGDCHE) Programme, candidates with Third Class need not apply.

MASTER’S 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 subject with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 points on a 5 point scale or its equivalent. Candidates for the Master’s 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 qualitative background. Candidates with PGD must have a CGPA of 3.50 to register for Master’s Degree in the relevant field

PhD PROGRAMMES
Candidates for the PhD Programmes should have a Master’s Degree with a minimum CGPA of 4.0 or its equivalent grade in the relevant discipline at the Master’s level. Admission will be based on interview performance. PhD involves course work and qualifying examination.

MD/MS PROGRAMME
(A) Candidates must either be Medical candidates (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 degree of recognized University.
(B) In addition to the above, candidates must possess either a recognized professional qualification at the fellowship level or at least an M.Sc degree of a recognized University, after the MBBS degree

METHOD OF APPLICATION
Log on to eportal.uniport.edu.ng/pg to register and get complete information on prerequites andregistration procedures. Application Form fee of Eleven Thousand Naira ( N 11,000.00) should bepaid at any of the following Banks: U&C Microfinance Bank, UBA, Union Bank, Access Bank, Eco Bank and First Bank and Four Thousand Naira ( N 4,000.00) for Prospectus should be paid to U&C Microfinance Bank by Teller.
Candidates should also visit www.sgs.uniport.edu.ng to download the application forms after payment.

HAVING PROBLEMS?
For Further inquiries, please contact the following:
THE GRADUATE STUDIES OFFICER
SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES – 08070694926
UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURT
P.M.B. 5323, PORT HARCOURT
OR
UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURT
LIAISON OFFICE
PLOT 7, FLAT B
URBAN SHELTER, ESTATE 2 – 08037086089
KATAMPE, ABUJA
OR
UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURT
LAGOS LIAISON OFFICE
23 BUSH STREET, OKUPE ESTATE, – 08068049487
MARY LAND, LAGOS

CLOSING DATE
Completed Application Forms with all necessary enclosures must be returned to the Graduate Studies Officer not later than October 12, 2012.
e-mail : gradschool@uniport.edu.ng
Phone: 084-523613, 885412

MATILDA NNODIM (MRS)
Registrar

SOURCE: The University Of Port Harcourt
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Comments

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    Gudevening sir/Ma, pls i want to know if there is a department for catering services /hotel management. and also if i can be admitted with ssce o’level. thank you

  2. nyebuchi daniel says:

    can one defy his/her admission perhaps it is needed? what penalty awaits such an individual thereafter?

  3. Musah Ebikabowei says:

    Sir/ma, I want to know if those to attend PhD admission interview will be contacted by phone/email. Then, what will be the interview format, written or oral? Thanks.

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    Good morning sir. I saw your requirements concerning masters in preventive medicine. Can someone who’s finishing NYSC in october apply?

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