University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) Postgraduate Admission Form for 2024/2025 Academic Session

UNIPORT is now accepting applications from qualified candidates for various graduate programs for admission for the 2024/2025 academic session.

In this post, a detailed breakdown of the program available, its duration, general admission requirements, and the application process will be provided.

UNIPORT convocation ceremony

UNIPORT Postgraduate General Admission Requirements & Duration

In all Faculties, programs are available for the Masters’s, PGD, and Doctoral Degrees in the different disciplines.

General Admission Requirements


O/Level

All candidates require a minimum of at least five credit passes in English Language and Mathematics for all the courses.

However, candidates who wish to gain admission but who before 2012 obtained their O’Level Certificates but without a credit pass in Mathematics are qualified to apply:

  • Humanity Faculty: All the Departments in the Humanity faculty.
  • Education Faculty: All the Departments in the Education faculty.
  • Social Sciences Faculty: All the Departments in the Social Sciences faculty except the Economics department.

All PGP Programmes

A Bachelor’s Degree in the related disciplines is a minimum requirement for the postgraduate Diploma Programme.

A Third Class or Second Class Honours Degree in the related Discipline should at least be possessed by the candidates.

A minimum of Upper Credit can be accepted in the relevant Departments for an HND holder.

PGDC

Candidates with Third Class need not apply for PGDC in chemistry.

Master’s Degree Programmes

From UNIPORT or any recognized University, candidates must possess at least a second-class degree in the relevant course with a CGPA of 3.00 at a minimum on a 5-point scale or its equivalent.


Master’s in Education candidates must possess a first Degree in another field and, additionally, a PGDE, an Upper Credit classification at least.

A strong quantitative background should be posses by MBA program candidates. To register for a Master’s Degree in the relevant field, candidates with PGD must have obtained a CGPA of 3.50.

Ph.D. Program

Candidates should have a CGPA of 3.50 or 4.00 at minimum with a Master’s Degree for candidates for Ph.D. programs.


Admission will be based on good interview performance. Ph.D. involves qualifying examinations and coursework.

MD/MS Program

Candidates must either be MBBS or graduates of Medicine of UNIPORT for at least five (5) years or experienced and confirmed academic staff of the University Medical Department.

In addition to the above, A recognized professional qualification at the fellowship level should be possessed by candidates or at least a master’s Degree from any recognized University after the MBBS Degree.

Duration of Graduate Programmes

A. Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)

At least 12 calendar months and at most 24 calendar months, for a full-time basis and eight (8) weeks each for two consecutive long vacations.

B. MBA Programme

At least 24 Calendar Months and at most 36 Calendar Months for a full-time. While 36 Calendar Months or at most 48 Calendar Months for part-time.


C. MD and MS Programmes

24 months full-time.


D. Ph.D. Programs

24 or at most 60 calendar months for full-time
and 36 calendar months and a maximum of 84 calendar months. for part-timers


E. DBA Programme

From the first registration date, three (3) years and, at most, five (5) years for full-time.
Five (5) years and, at most, seven (7) years for a part-timer.

How to Apply for UNIPORT Postgraduate Admission Form

Fifteen Thousand Naira (N15,000.00) application fee should be paid at any of the Banks online: U&C Microfinance Bank, Fidelity Bank, UBA, Eco Bank, First Bank, Acess Bank, and Sterling Bank.

For Prospectus, it is important for every candidate to pay for Prospectus the sum of Seven Thousand Naira (N7,000.00).

To download the Application Forms after payment, candidates should also visit https://www.uniportsgs.website/.

Please note that the application fee will not be refundable, and admission is not guaranteed upon payment of the Application Form.

The Submission of Application Forms Should be Accompanied by the Following

Two copies of the following documents should be enclosed:

  • Degree/Ph.D. Certificate
  • NYSC Discharge Certificate or Exemption Certificate
  • Local Government Identification Letter
  • O’Level Certificate
  • Affidavit of Age Declaration/Birth Certificate
  • Marriage Certificate/ Publication of Change of Name from newspaper
  • payment receipt for the Form


For further inquiries, please contact the following from Monday to Friday between 9.00 a.m. and 4.00 p.m.

THE GRADUATE STUDIES OFFICER
SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES – 09062546997
UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURT
P. M. B. 5323, PORT HARCOURT.

OR

UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURT
LIAISON OFFICE
NO. 6 HARARE STREET
WUSE ZONE 6 – 08037086089
ABUJA.

OR

UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURT
LAGOS LIAISON OFFICE
23 BUSH STREET, OKUPE ESTATE, – 08023415448
MENDE,
MARYLAND, LAGOS.

CLOSING DATE: May 31, 2024.

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