APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION INTO THE POST-HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (PHND) AND MASTERS PROGRAMMES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURT IN COLLABORATION WITH THE PETROLEUM TRAINING INSTITUTE, EFFURUN.
The University of Port Harcourt (UniPort), in collaboration with the Petroleum Training Institute (PTI), Effurun, invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Post-Higher National Diploma (Post-HND) Programme in Engineering and Masters Degree Programmes in Information and Telecommunication Engineering respectively, for the 2017/2018 academic session, to be mounted at the Petroleum Training Institute, Effurun.
The programmes are aimed at upgrading and strengthening the academic background of holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) and Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering disciplines, so as to enhance their managerial skills, engineering competence and efficiency in their jobs, as well as ensure an improved industrial productivity.
2. PROGRAMMES ON OFFER
(a) Post-HND Programme (Full-Time Weekend)
The Post-HND Programme will lead to the award of Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, (B.Eng) in any of the following:
(a) Chemical Engineering
(b) Electrical/Electronic Engineering
(c) Gas Engineering
(d) Mechanical Engineering
(e) Petroleum Engineering
(b) Master of Science Programme (Full-Time/Part-Time)
Master of Science Programme in Information and Telecommunication Engineering (M.Sc).
3. DURATION OF THE PROGRAMMES
(i) The Post-HND Programme is full-time weekend programme (Friday – Saturday, all day). The duration is a minimum of three academic sessions.
(ii) The Masters Programme would be run under two modes, viz:
(1) Full-Time Programme Mode:
The programme would run for a period of 12 calendar months (46 to 69 weeks), Monday to Friday, 8 hours daily.
(2) Part-Time Programme Mode:
The Part-Time Programme would run for a period of 60 weekends (Friday evening and Saturday all day).
4. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
(i) Post-HND Programme
Applicants must possess a minimum of five (5) credit level passes at the Ordinary Level in not more than two sittings, in the SSCE/NECO/WASSE/GCE (or its equivalent) which must include English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and any other Science Subject (from Biology, Agricultural Science, Technical Drawing, or Further Mathematics; in addition to possessing HND with a minimum of Lower Credit pass in any of the Disciplines stated above, from a recognized Institution.
(ii) Master of Science Programme (M.Sc.)
(a) Applicants must possess a minimum of five (5) Ordinary Level Credit passes in not more than two sittings, in the SSCE/NECO/WAEC/GCE or its equivalent which must include English Language and Mathematics in addition to a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of Second Class (Upper Division) in any of the Engineering fields, Computer Science, Mathematics/Statistics, Physics, Physics-Electronics or any other related field.
(b) Applicants with Second Class (Lower Division) from the above mentioned fields with at least two years of relevant experience would also be considered.
5. METHOD OF APPLICATION
Applicants should log on to PTI Portal: www.pti.edu.ng and follow the menu options under the Admission Menu.
6. CLOSING DATE
Online application will close on Friday, 13th October, 2017.
For further enquiry, call 08037234529, 08039768902 or 08035954165
Mrs. Dorcas D. Otto
Registrar, University of PortHarcourt