List of Accredited PG Courses Offered In UNIPORT

The management of University of Port-Harcourt has published the list of accredited PG courses offered in the institution for interested candidates who must have selected the school as their preferred choices of institution during their UTME registration.

In this post, aside listing all University of Port-Harcourt PG courses available in the institution, I will also be guiding you through their entry admission requirements as well as all you need to know before selecting a course of study in UNIPORT.

Below is the list of what to look out for before choosing a course in UNIPORT.

  1. The UNIPORTPG Admission Requirements;
  2. The Duration of programmes
  3. The availability of your programme

The above are the 3 most important factors that can determine if you will be admitted to study your chosen course in UNIPORT or not.

List of Accredited PG Courses Offered In UNIPORT 1

I will breakdown the above 3 factors before listing the following according to the faculties they are categorized at UNIPORT.

  • List of all PGD programmes offered in UNIPORT.
  • List of all Masters degree programmes offered in UNIPORT.
  • List of all Ph.D programmes available in UNIPORT.

Now I will breakdown the 3 factors that you must take cognizance of when searching for PG courses offered in UNIPORT.

List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In UNIPORT

FACULTY OF HUMANITIES

COMPARATIVE LITERATURE PROGRAMME

M.A. Comparative Literature

Ph.D Comparative Literature

 

DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE AND FILM STUDIES

M.A. Theatre Arts

M.A. Theatre & Film Studies

M.A. Film & Television Studies

Master of Fine Arts (MFA – Professional) Programme

in Film & Television Studies

Ph.D in Film & Television Studies

Ph.D in Theatre and Media Arts

 

DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH STUDIES

M.A. English Studies

Ph.D English Studies

 

DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES

M.A. Foreign Languages and Literatures

Ph.D Foreign Languages and Literatures

 

DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY AND DIPLOMATIC STUDIES

 

DEPARTMENT OF LINGUISTICS AND COMMUNICATION

STUDIES

 

DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY

M.A., Ph.D in Philosophy in the following areas:

(a) African Philosophy

(b) Political Philosophy

(c) Philosophy of Law

(d) Philosophy of Science

(e) Philosophy of Social Science

(f) Ethics

(g) Metaphysics

(h) Epistemology

(i) Logic and Methodology

(j) History of Philosophy

(k) Philosophy of Development

 

DEPARTMENT OF RELIGIOUS AND CULTURAL STUDIES

  1. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Religious & Cultural Studies
  2. A., Ph.D in 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

 

DEPARTMENT OF FINE ARTS & DESIGN

  1. 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

 

DEPARTMENT OF CURRICULUM STUDIES AND

EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY

Both the Regular (Ph.D & M.Ed) and Sandwich (Long Vacation)

 

M.Ed

Programmes have the following areas:

(a) Curriculum and Instruction

(b) Educational Technology

(c) Language Education

(d) Mathematics Education

(e) Science Education

(f) Social Studies Education

 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS

Both the Regular (Ph.D & M.Ed) and Sandwich (Long Vacation)

 

M.Ed

Programmes have the following areas:

(a) Philosophy of Education

(b) History and Policy of Education

(c) Sociology of Education

(d) Comparative Education

 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL MANAGEMENT

Both the Regular (Ph.D & M.Ed) and Sandwich (Long Vacation)

 

M.Ed

Programmes have the following areas:

(a) Educational Administration

(b) Educational Planning

(c) Economics of Education

(d) Administration of Higher Education

 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY, GUIDANCE AND COUNSELLING

Both the Regular (Ph.D & M.Ed) and Sandwich (Long Vacation)

 

M.Ed

Programmes have the following areas:

(a) Educational Psychology

(b) Guidance and Counselling

(c) Educational Measurement and Evaluation

 

DEPARTMENT OF ADULT AND NON-FORMAL EDUCATION

Both the Regular (Ph.D & M.Ed) and Sandwich (Long Vacation)

 

M.Ed

Programmes have the following areas:

(a) Literacy Education

(b) Distance Education

(c) Environmental Adult Education

(d) Community Development

 

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN KINETICS AND HEALTH

EDUCATION

Both the Regular (Ph.D & M.Ed) and Sandwich (Long Vacation)

 

M.Ed

Programmes have the following areas:

(A) M.Sc (Ed) Human Kinetics

Areas of Specialization

(a) Physiology of Exercise

(b) Sports Administration and Marketing

(c) Sport Psychology

(d) Sociology of Sport

(e) RehabINSTITUTE OF EDUCATION

Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) Regular and sandwich (Long Vacation) programme.

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 ilitation Therapy

 

 

FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

 

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS

(i) Postgraduate Diploma in Economics

(ii) M.Sc, Ph.D 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

 

DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

(i) PGD Geography and Environmental Management (PGDGEM)

(ii) M.Sc, Ph.D in Geography in the following areas:

(a) Rural Land Use and Rural Development

(b) Urban Geography

(c) Transport Geography

(d) Regional Development Planning

(e) Biogeography

(f) Climatology

(g) Geomorphology

(h) Environmental Management

(i) Watershed and Wetlands Management (M.Sc only)

(j) Geographic Information System (GIS) (M.Sc only)

(iii) Ph.D in Disaster Risk Management

 

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY

(i) Postgraduate Diploma in Sociology (PGDS)

(ii) M.Sc, Ph.D in Sociology in the following areas:

(a) Industrial Relations & Personnel Management

(b) Criminology, Police Science & Social Work

(c) Sociology of Development

 

DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE STUDIES

(i) Postgraduate Diploma in International Affairs (PGDIA)

(ii) M.Sc, Ph.D in the following areas:

(a) Political Theory and Methodology

(b) Development Studies

(c) International Relations

(d) Nigerian Government and Politics

 

CLAUDE AKE SCHOOL OF GOVERNMENT

(i) Executive Master’s Degree Programme in Public Administration (MPA)

 

FACULTY OF SCIENCE

 

DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY

(i) Postgraduate Diploma in Biochemistry (PGDB)

(ii) M.Sc, Ph.D in the following areas:

(a) Enzymology

(b) Nutrition and Toxicology

(c) Medical Biochemistry/Immunochemistry

(d) Environmental Biochemistry

(e) Pharmacological Biochemistry

 

DEPARTMENT OF PURE AND INDUSTRIAL CHEMISTRY

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD), Master of Science (M.Sc) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)

 

DEPARTMENT OF PLANT SCIENCE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY

(i) Postgraduate Diploma Programme in the following options:

(a) Biosystematics/Plant Taxonomy

(b) Genetics and Breeding

(c) Environmental Plant Science

(d) Herbarium Management

(e) Biotechnology

(f) Ethnobotany and Phytomedicine

(g) Horticulture

 

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) M.Sc in Pathogenic Microbiology & Biotecchnology

(v) Ph.D in Microbiology

 

DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL & ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY

(i) PGD in Animal and Environmental Biology

(ii) M.Sc, Ph.D in the following areas:

(a) Hydrobiology and Fisheries Biology

(b) Environmental Parasitology and Public Health

(c) Environmental Entomology & Pest Management

(d) Environmental Animal Physiology

(e) Environmental & Conservation Biology

 

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS

 

DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGY

(i) Postgraduate Diploma in Geology (PGDG)

(ii) M.Sc, Ph.D 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

 

DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS/STATISTICS

(i) Postgraduate Diploma in the following areas:

(a) Statistics (PGDST)

(b) PGD in Statistics & Mathematics (PGDM)

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

 

FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

DEPARTMENT OF CROP & SOIL SCIENCE

(i) Postgraduate Diploma Programme (PGD) in Crop & Soil Science

(ii) Master of Science (M.Sc) Programme in Crop Protection with specialization in

(a) Crop Protection (Agric Entomology)

(b) Crop Protection (Crop Pathology)

(c) Crop Protection (Plant Nemathology)

(d) Crop Protection (Weed Science)

(iii) Master of Science (M.Sc) Programme in Soil Science

(iv) Master of Science (M.Sc) Programme in Crop Production with specialization in

(a) M.Sc Crop Production (Crop Physiology)

(b) M.Sc Crop Production (Horticulture)

(c) M.Sc Crop Production (Crop Breeding and Genetics)

 

DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY & WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT

(i) Postgraduate Diploma Programme (PGD) in Forestry & Wildlife Management

(ii) Master of Science (M.Sc) in Forestry with specialization in:

(a) Silviculture and Forecast Biology

(b) Forest Economics and Management

(c) Biometrics and Measurement

(d) Wood Science

 

DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL SCIENCE

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Programme in Animal Science and Master of Science (M.Sc) programme in Animal Nutrition and  Agricultural Biochemistry.

 

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS & EXTENSION

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Agricultural Economics & Extension, Master of Science (M.Sc) in Agricultural Economics & Master of Science (M.Sc) in Agricultural Extension

(i) PGD in Agricultural Economics & Extension

 

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

FACULTY OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES

 

MD/MS DEGREE PROGRAMME

 

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY

(1) PGD in Human Physiology

(2) M.Sc, Ph.D in Human Physiology

Special areas:

(a) Membrane Physiology

(b) Endocrine and Reproductive Physiology

(c) Blood Physiology

(d) Nutrition Physiology

(e) Neuro Physiology

 

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN ANATOMY

(i) M.Sc, Ph.D in Anatomy

 

DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACOLOGY

(i) M.Sc Pharmacology

 

DEPARTMENT OF HAEMATOLOGY, BLOOD TRANSFUSION AND IMMUNOLOGY

 

FACULTY OF CLINICAL SCIENCES

M.Sc Sports Medicine

DEPARTMENT OF PREVENTIVE AND SOCIAL MEDICINE

 

FACULTY OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACOGNOSY

(i) M.Pharm and Ph.D Programmes

Areas of Specialization:

(a) Phytochemistry/Phytotherapy Research

(b) Medicinal Plant Research

(c) Standardization of Phytopharmaceuticals/Herbals

(d) Formulation Studies of Herbal Products

(e) Tissues Culture

 

DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACEUTICS AND

PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGY

(i) M.Pharm and Ph.D Programmes

Areas of Specialization for M.Pharm:

(a) M.Pharm in Pharmaceutics

(b) M.Pharm in Pharmaceutical Technology

 

DEPARTMENT OF EXPERIMENTAL PHARMACOLOGY AND TOXICOLOGY

(i) MSc & Ph.D Toxicology

Areas of Specialization:

(a) Drug Toxicology

(b) Food Toxicology

(c) Medical/Clinical Toxicology

(d) Environmental Toxicology

 

SPORTS INSTITUTE

  1. POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMME IN SPORTS

(i) Sports Broadcasting/Journalism

(ii) Sports Marketing

(iii) Team Management

(iv) Massage Therapy

(v) Fitness and Recreation

(vi) Sports Medicine

 

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING

 

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

 

DEPARTMENT OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

(i) Postgraduate Diploma in Chemical Engineering (PGDCE)

(ii) M.Eng, Ph.D in Chemical Engineering

 

DEPARTMENT OF PETROLEUM & GAS ENGINEERING

(i) Postgraduate Diploma in Petroleum Engineering (PGDPE)

(ii) Postgraduate Diploma in Petroleum Technology (PGDPT)

 

DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

PGD and Ph.D programmes in Mechanical Engineering

(i) Postgraduate Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (PGDME)

 

DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL & ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

M.Eng., Ph.D in Civil Engineering in the following areas:

(a) Geotechnical Engineering

(b) Water Resources Engineering

(c) Highway & Transportation Engineering

(d) Structural Engineering

(e) Environmental Engineering

 

DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONIC

ENGINEERING

(i) M.Eng. in Electrical/Electronic Engineering in the following areas:

(a) Power System and Machines

(b) Electronics and Telecommunications

(ii) Ph.D in Electrical Engineering and Technology in the  following areas:

(a) Power Systems Engineering

(b) Electrical Machines

(c) Power Electronics and Drives

(d) Instrumentation and Control

 

FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

 

(i) Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in the following areas:

(a) Accounting

(b) Finance and Banking

(c) Management

(d) Marketing

UNIPORT PG ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The following categories of candidates may be admitted on application:

  1. Graduates of the University of Nigeria or other recognized Universities who have obtained a degree of Bachelors with at least a third class honours with GPA not less than 2.00 on a 5-point scale or its equivalent.
  2. For PGD in Business Administration, a minimum of third class honours degree must be from Business Administration.
  3. Candidates must have completed his or her NYSC to be eligible to apply for any postgraduate course or programme at UNIPORT
  4. Holders with Higher National Diploma (HND) with a 3.50 Grade Point Average on a five point scale or its equivalent may be admitted.
  5. For Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration, candidates who hold other professional qualifications such as Associate Institute of Bankers, Associate Certified Chartered Accountants, Associate Cost and Management Accountants, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, Chartered Professional Accountants, Associate Chartered Institute of Accountants, Association of National Accountants of Nigeria, e.t.c. have added advantage for admission. Candidates with professional qualifications, including 5 credits in WASC or GCE O/L or NECO to satisfy the basic University entry requirement, for admission for degree courses into respective departments.
  6. Candidates who hold other qualifications considered equivalent to the above and acceptable to the Board of postgraduate Studies and Senate of the University may be admitted.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR Ph.D AT UNIPORT NSUKA

The following categories of candidates may be admitted on application:

  1. Graduates of the University of Nigeria or other recognized Universities who have obtained the degree of Master appropriate for their proposed area of study with a minimum of 3.50 GPA on a 5-point scale, provided that satisfactory research work formed part of the Masters degree.
  2. Candidates who hold qualifications other than the above acceptable to Senate of the University.
  3. Demonstrated evidence of completed academic research will be an advantage.

Applicants who meet the above requirements becomes automatically eligible for application into the University of Port-Harcourt postgraduate school.

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

Applicants applying for any of the PGD courses offered in UNIPORT must meet the following requirements:
i. Applicants must obtain a minimum of 5 (Five) credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level in not more than two sittings.

  1. Candidates must have obtained a Bachelor’s degree from any recognized University or HND from any recognized Polytechnic in Nigeria not lower than Third Class; or its equivalent to be eligible to apply.

iii) In addition to the above, Candidates with Higher National Diploma (HND) with a minimum of Merit in related field of study from a Polytechnic or any recognized institution

  1. iv) Candidates must posses a Bachelor’s degree with at least Second Class (Lower Division) in area not related to the field applying for may be considered

ACADEMIC MASTER DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Applicants applying for Academic Masters Degree courses offered in UNIPORT must meet the following requirements:

  1. Applicants must obtain a minimum of 5 (five) credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level in not more than two sittings.
  2. In addition to the above, Candidates must have obtained a first Degree of University of Port-Harcourt(UNIPORT) or any recognized university in relevant field with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division); and

iii. Lastly, Candidates with Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) with a minimum CGPA of 3.50 is also eligible.

PROFESSIONAL MASTER DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Applicants applying for professional Masters Degree courses offered in UNIPORT must meet the following requirements:

  1. Applying Candidates is expected to have a minimum of 5 (five) credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level in not more than 2 sittings and not more than two year apart.
  2. Another PG admission requirement for Professional Masters at UNIPORTis, Candidate is expected to have obtained a First Degree from UNIPORTor any recognized university in relevant field with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division)

iii. In addition to the above (ii) candidates with Third Class Degree or HND and a Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) from University of Port-Harcourt  or any recognized institution with a minimum of 3.50 CGPA are eligible to apply.

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY PROGRAMMES (ACCOUNTING AND BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ONLY)

Candidates applying for Ph.D programmes offered in UNIPORT must meet the following requirements:

  1. One of the requirements include a minimum of 5 (five) credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level in not more than 2 sittings and not more than two year apart.
  2. Secondly, Candidates are expected to have obtained a First Degree from University of Port-Harcourtor any the recognised universities in Nigeria from any relevant field with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division)

iii. Lastly, Candidate must have obtained a Masters Degree from UNIPORT or any recognized university in the proposed field of study with minimum CGPA of 3.50.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Please note that candidates with B.Sc, PGD and HND cannot apply for Ph.D directly without going though Masters Degree programme first.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

Photocopies of NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificates, photocopies of all qualifying credentials, including O’level must be attached to the completed application forms. Candidates should arrange for their transcripts to be sent directly to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies. Non-receipt of transcripts in time is at the detriment of the applicant.

DURATION OF UNIPORT PG PROGRAMMES

Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

  1. Full-Time Diploma:  Minimum of two semesters and a maximum of four semesters.
  2. Part-Time Diploma: Minimum of three semester and a maximum of eight semesters.

Masters Degree Programmes

  1. Full-Time: A minimum of three semesters and a maximum of six semesters.
  2. Part-Time: A minimum of four semesters and a maximum of eight semesters.

M.Phil/Ph.D Programmes

  1. Full-Time: A minimum of six semesters and a maximum of eight semesters.
  2. Part-Time: A Minimum of eight semesters and a maximum of ten semesters

Ph.D Programme

  1. Full-Time: A Minimum of six semesters and a maximum of eight semesters.
  2. Part-Time: A minimum of eight semesters and a maximum of ten semesters.

UNIPORT PG courses are wide in terms of scope of coverage. The University offers PG courses in almost every field that is beneficial to students. The above are the PG courses offered in UNIPORT that are currently accredited by the NTBE (National Board for Technical Education).

Please note that the UNIPORT PG courses listed above are still offered in the institution so you can select any that suites your career path and if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to me via the comment section below and I will answer your questions in accordance.