This is to inform the general public that the Sale of Application Forms for admission into the Graduate Programmes of the University of Port Harcourt in the 2017/2018 academic session has commenced.
For available courses and specific requirements, check the attached pdf document.
GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
All candidates must possess a credit pass in English Language and Mathematics in addition to other O/Level requirements as specified by each Department/ Faculty.
ALL PGD PROGRAMMES
The minimum requirement for the Postgraduate Diploma Programmes is a Bachelor’s Degree in the 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. PGDC For the Postgraduate Diploma in Chemistry (PGDC) 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 course with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 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 quantitative background. Candidates with PGD must have a CGPA of 3.50 to register for Master’s Degree in the relevant field
Generally, for the Ph.D Programmes, candidates should have a Master’s Degree with a minimum CGPA of 3.50 or 4.00 depending on the Department or its equivalent grade in the relevant discipline at the Master’s level. Admission will be based on interview performance. Ph.D involves course work and qualifying examination.
(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 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
Application Fee of Fourteen Thousand Naira (N14,000.00) should be paid online at any of the following Banks: U&C Microfinance Bank, UBA, Fidelity Bank, Access Bank, Eco Bank, First Bank and Sterling Bank. It is mandatory for every candidate to pay the sum of Six Thousand Naira (N6,000.00) for Prospectus. Candidates should also visit www.sgs.uniportdatacenter.net/portal/application to download the Application Forms after payment. Please note that payment for Application Form does not guarantee admission and the application fee is non-refundable. ENCLOSURES TO ACCOMPANY THE SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORMS
Please enclose two copies of the following documents: (i) Degree/Postgraduate Diploma Certificate (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 Form For Further inquiries, please contact the following between 9.00 a. m. and 4.00 p. m., Monday to Friday.
Completed Application Forms with all necessary enclosures must be returned to the Office of the Graduate Studies Officer, not later than Thursday, August 31, 2017