University of Port Harcourt, UNIPORT Postgraduate admission form for 2020/2021 academic session is out and now on sale. Applications for Postgraduate Diploma (PGD), Masters and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programmes of UNIPORT have now commenced.
Applications are therefore invited from suitably qualified candidates for the 2020/2021 UNIPORT postgraduate programmes admission. Candidates are also strongly advised to check the list of UNIPORT Postgraduate Courses/Programmes available and admission requirements.
General UNIPORT Postgraduate Admission Requirements for 2020/2021 Academic Session
Here are the general requirements for UNIPORT postgraduate admission 2020/2021 per programmes
- 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.
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 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 quantitative background. Candidates with PGD must have a CGPA of 3.50 to register for Master’s Degree in the relevant field.
- Ph.D Programmes
Generally, for the Ph.D Programmes, candidates should have a Master’s Degree with a minimum CGPA of 3.5 or 4.0 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.
- MD/MS Programme
(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.
Duration of UNIPORT Postgraduate 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 two consecutive long vacation of eight (8) weeks each for sandwich programme.
B. MBA Programme
Full-Time: Minimum of 24 Calendar Months and Maximum of 48 Calendar Months
C. MD and MS Programmes
The Programmes will be at least 24 Calendar Months duration.
D. 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.
E. DBA Programme
Full-time candidates shall be required to spend a minimum of three (3) years and a maximum of five (5) years from the date of first registration.
Part-time candidates will be required to spend a minimum of five (5) years and a maximum of seven (7) years.
UNIPORT Postgraduate Admission Form for 2020/2021 Academic Session & How to Apply
Application Fee of Fifteen Thousand Naira (N15.000.00) 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:
- Degree/Postgraduate Diploma Certificate
- NYSC Discharge Certificate or Exemption Certificate
- O’Level Certificate
- Birth Certificate/Affidavit of Age Declaration
- Marriage Certificate/Newspaper Publication of Change of Name where applicable
- Local Government Identification Letter and
- Receipts of payment for the Form
For Further inquiries about 2020/2021 UNIPORT postgraduate admission, please contact the following between 9.00 a.m and 4.00 p.m., Monday to Friday.
THE GRADUATE STUDIES OFFICER
SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES – 07059243946
UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURT
P. M. B. 5323, PORT HARCOURT.
UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURT
NO. 6 HARARE STREET
WUSE ZONE 6 – 08037086089
UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURT
LAGOS LIAISON OFFICE
23 BUSH STREET, OKUPE ESTATE, – 08023415448
Application Closing Date for 2020/2021
Completed Application Forms with all necessary enclosures must be returned to the Office of the Graduate Studies Officer, not later than Friday, October 30, 2019.
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