ADMISSION INTO GRADUATE PROGRAMMES IN THE 2014/2015 SESSION

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for entry into the following programmes:

A.  FACULTY OF HUMANITIES

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 from a recognized University. In addition, candidates must have at least a CGPA of 3.50 points on a 5 point scale in their M.A. degree.

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 with at least a CGPA of 3.50 points on a 5 point scale or its equivalent from a recognized University.

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 from a recognized University with at least a CGPA of 3.50 points on a 5 point scale.

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 a recognized University with at least a CGPA of 3.50 points on a 5 point scale.

5.  DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY AND DIPLOMATIC STUDIES

(i)  Postgraduate Diploma in History & Diplomacy (PGDHD)

 

 

 

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

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

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)

(e)     Labour and Manpower Economics

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)

(i)    Professional Masters (M.Sc) in Disaster Risk Mgt. and Dev. Studies

       Requirements for  Prof. M.Sc in Disaster Risk Mgt. and Dev. Studies:

 (i)     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.

(ii) 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.)

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.  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

C.  FACULTY OF SCIENCE

14.  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

 

 

 

 

(d)    Mathematics Education

(e)    Science Education

(f)    Social Studies Education

24.   DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS

(i)     M.Ed, PhD on Full-Time and Part-Time basis.

 

(ii)    M.Ed Sandwich (Long Vacation Programme)

         Both the Regular and Sandwich (Long Vacation)

         M.Ed and PhD Programmes have the following areas:

         (a)    Philosophy of Education

         (b)    History of Education

         (c)    Sociology of Education

         (d)    Comparative Education

25.  DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL MANAGEMENT

M.Ed, PhD Regular Programmes on Full-Time and Part-Time basis.

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

26. 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

 

27.  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 2nd 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.

B.   The PhD Programme

       The following categories of students may be admitted on application:

       (i)  Graduates of the University of Port Harcourt or those from other approved Universities who have obtained an approved degree of Adult Education with a minimum of 3.50 CGPA, on a 5 point scale. In addition, such candidates must have gone through satisfactory research work in their Masters degree programme.

       (ii)  Candidates who hold qualifications other than the above but which could be considered acceptable by the Graduate Studies Committee of the Faculty of Education on the recommendation of the Department of Adult and Non-Formal Education.

 

28.  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).

35. 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 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

36. 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 3rd Class in Petroleum & Gas Engineering or a minimum of 2nd 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 2nd Class Lower degree or 3rd 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

(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 22 B.Sc degree in the field of specialization with minimum CGPA of 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:

 For PhD programmes, candidates must have M.Sc in the field of specialization with a minimum CGPA of 3.50 on a 5 point scale. (Accounting, Finance and Banking, Management, Marketing). Full Time/Part Time basis for all the programmes.

 

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

G. FACULTY OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES

 

37. 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.

 

 

 

38. DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY

(1)  PGD in Human Physiology

(2)  M.Sc, PhD in the following areas:

(a)   Membrane Physiology

(b)   Endocrine and Reproductive Physiology

(c)   Blood Physiology

 

 

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

FOR ALL PART-TIME PROGRAMMES

Part-Time candidates must in addition to the normal admission requirements:

(A)  Be engaged in approved employment.

 

(B)  Submit evidence that they can devote a good proportion of their normal working year to their study.

 

(C)   Satisfy the Board of the School that they will be available for attendance at courses and for regular consultation with the Supervisor.

 

 

Qualifications for Admissiono:p>

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 Port Harcourt 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 from a recognized University. In addition candidates must have at least a CGPA of 3.50 points on a 5 point scale in their M.A. degree.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     15.  DEPARTMENT OF PLANT SCIENCE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY

       M.Sc, PhD in the following areas:

(i)    Plant Physiology

(ii)   Mycology and Plant Pathology

(iii)  Plant Ecology

(iv)  Plant Biosystematics and Taxonomy

16.  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

17.  DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS/STATISTICS

(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

18.  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, pattern recognition, etc.

        (d)   Database Systems – object databases, data mining, information retrieval, etc.

       (e)    Systems Programming

19.  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

 

20.  DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS

       M.Sc, PhD in the following areas:

          (a)     Solid State Electronics

          (b)     Applied Geophysics

          (c)     Material Science

          (d)     Theoretical Physics

          (e)     Environmental Physics

      

21.  DEPARTMENT OF PURE AND INDUSTRIALCHEMISTRY

 (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

22.  DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL & ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY

                M.Sc, PhD in the following areas:

         (a)   Hydrobiology and Fisheries Biology

         (b)   Environmental Parasitology

         (c)   Environmental Entomology & Pest Management

         (d)   Environmental Animal Physiology

Requirements for M.Sc Degree

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)

23.  DEPARTMENT OF CURRICULUM STUDIES AND EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY

M.Ed 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 Instruction

(b)    Educational Technology

(c)    Language Education

(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 of Sports

       (iii) Sports Marketing

       (iv) Sociology of Sports

       (v)  Health Education (Community Health)

Candidates must possess either a M.Ed degree in Human Kinetics and Health Education of the University of Port Harcourt or other relevant Discipline from a recognized University with a minimum CGPA of 3.5 on a 5 point scale or its equivalent. Applicants must submit a proposal on area of interest and pass a pre-interview.

29.  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.        

(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. 

(iii)  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

Requirements for Faculty of Engineering

1.   PGD Programmes:  Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 3rd Class Honours in his/her choice of discipline or a minimum of 22 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 scale or PGD in the relevant areas with minimum CGPA of 3.50 on a 5 point scale.

 

3.   PhD Programmes:  Candidates must possess the M.Eng Degree in the relevant Engineering discipline and should have 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 after a minimum stay of 2 semesters.

Only a pass in the qualifying examination confirms the student’s candidacy for the Ph.D programme.

 

30. 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 22 Bachelors Degree in a chosen Engineering discipline with a minimum CGPA of 3.0. The MEM is a Terminal Degree.

 

31.  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.

 

32. 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 22 in any other Engineering discipline.

 

33. 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

 

34. 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 with a minimum CGPA of 3.50 or M.Phil degree or its equivalent in Human Physiology.

39.  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,

             Dentistry and Pharmacy with at least a minimum CGPA of 3.00 on a 5 point

             scale or its equivalent.             

(ii)       PhD in Anatomy, Candidates must possess an M.Sc with a minimum of 3.50

            CGPA or an M.Phil degree or an equivalent degree in Anatomy.

40. 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 with a minimum of 3.50

       CGPA on a 5 point scale or an M.Phil Degree or an equivalent degree in

       Pharmacology.

41. 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. 

 

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 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.

 

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 3.5 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.

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