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UNIPORT admission into postgraduate programme (ACEPUTOR Programme) for 2020/2021 session


Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the following Post Graduate Programmes of the Africa Centre of Excellence for Public Health and Toxicological Research, University of Port Harcourt:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Programmes:
  • Environmental Health
  • Environmental Toxicology
  • Nutritional Biochemistry/Toxicology
  • Master of Science (M.Sc) in Midwifery and Child Health Nursing
  • Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Fertility Nursing

OUR VISION

To become the leading Centre in Africa for highly sought, world-class academic and professional programmesrecognised for local relevance and international excellence in impact studies in Public Health, Toxicology, Nutritional Biochemistry, Midwifery and Child Health Nursing.

OUR MISSION

To produce highly skilled and motivated public health professionals through cutting-edge research tailored to address health impacts of oil and gas activities, and contribute to building the human resource and knowledge base for development in Africa.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS (DETAILS ON WEBSITEhttp://www.aceputoruniport.org, aceputoruniport.edu.ng)

POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA (PGD) IN FERTILITY NURSING

Applicants shall be required to have a good University Degree in Nursing Science and licenced as a Nurse/Midwife. 

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN MIDWIFERY AND CHILD HEALTH NURSING

Candidates are required to possess:

  1. Bachelor of Nursing Science with Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.00 and above.
  2. Bachelor of Science in Midwifery with Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.00 and above

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PhD) PROGRAMME

Eligible candidates for these competitive programme would have:

1.      completed an M.Sc Degree in appropriate  majors, with a CGPA of 4.00 on a 5-point scale.

2.      candidates with Master’s Degrees in Food Science/Technology, Food Microbiology and other related courses can apply for the PhD in Nutritional Biochemistry/Toxicology.

In addition to the above requirements, all candidates must also satisfy the minimum matriculation requirements of the University of Port Harcourt which includes a Credit in English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.  

PROGRAMME DURATION (MINIMUM)

PGD:              Full-time         –               12 months             Part-time               –               24 months

Masters:       Full-time          –               12 months             Part-time               –               24 months

Doctoral:      Full-time          –               36 months             Part-time               –               60 months

 

METHOD OF INSTRUCTION

The curriculum is flexible, modular, intensive and premised on developing the knowledge, skills and competencies of students from diverse academic backgrounds to becoming industry ready professionals.

Both e-learning the classroom modes of teaching/learning are available with strong emphasis on competency-based learning, self-directed learning, blended learning and application of a range of technology-based educational applications for enhanced pedagogical effectiveness.

Lectures are delivered by renown faculties from Universities, industry-sector experts from Nigeria and Abroad. As an entrepreneurial University, all programmes in the University of Port Harcourt are designed with period of internship to enhance the development of industry/sector-ready professionals.

 

OUR ADVANTAGE

 

* Emphasis on collaboration and interdisciplinary research

* Support for teaching

* e-library facility

* Access to electronic learning resources

* Excellent students’ support services 

* Dedicated hostel facility for students

* Support for conference participation and research publication

* Partnerships, networks and collaborations – industry, sectors,

academic institutions

* Location is in the epicentre of oil & gas exploration in Africa

* Compelling business and value prepositions 

* Irresistible drive for excellence

* Availability of a language laboratory for non-English students

* Uninterrupted power supply 

* Excellent learning environment  

* Uninterrupted learning calendar

* Local and international internship placements 

* Transparent academic governance

* Highly supportive central university administration  

* Scholarship for regional and meritorious Nigerian students

METHOD OF APPLICATION

Details of the method of application for all programmes can be obtained from the admission section of the website: http://www.aceputoruniport.edu.ng

Completed Forms, Reference Letters, Statement of Purpose and Official Transcript shall be submitted with a non-refundable application fee of N20,000 (twenty thousand naira only) before the 12th of March 2021 to be paid to Africa Centre of Excellence for Public Health and Toxicological Research, University of Port Harcourt, through Remita.

 

Process Flow for Payment on Remita Platform for University of Port Harcourt

  1. Go to https://utmedetails.uniport.edu.ng
  2. Click on miscellaneous & other payments
  3. Click on select service/purpose
  4. Click on the relevant item/centre/institute on the drop-down list
  5. Click on amount to pay and type in the amount as applicable
  6. Fill the other information on the page (such as name, email, phone no., etc)
  7. Click on create payment. This will take you to the payment slip page
  8. Print the page or copy out the RRR number on the page and proceed to any Bank branch and make payment
  9. To make online payment, click on pay via Remita and follow the instructions on the page.

 

Further details on the method of application for these programmescan be obtained from Africa Centre of Excellence for Public Health and Toxicological Research, at TetFund Building, opposite Senate Building, University Park. 

 

CONTACTS

Tel: +234(0)8136592033, +234(0)8129429447+234(0)7018285531

Email:info@aceputoruniport.org, aceputor@uniport.edu.ng  

Website: http://www.aceputoruniport.org, aceputoruniport.edu.ng

Office Address: TetFund Building, opposite Senate Building, University Park

 

Signed:

DORCAS D. OTTO (PhD)

Registrar

www.uniport.edu.ng



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