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Applications  are  invited  from  suitably  qualified  candidates for  admission  into  the  following  Graduate  Programmes  of the School of Graduate Studies, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria:
i.  Master  of  Engineering  (M.Eng)  and  Doctor  of Philosophy (PhD) in Engineering Management
ii.  Master  of  Science  (M.Sc.),  Master  of  Engineering (M.Eng) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Technology Management
iii.  Master  of  Science  (M.Sc.)  and  Master  of  Engineering (M.Eng)  in  Information  and  Communications Technology (ICT) Management.
The  above  Graduate Programmes  are  run  by the  Institute for  Engineering,  Technology  and  Innovation  Management (METI)  of  the  University  of  Port  Harcourt  through  a  cooperative  arrangement  with  the  Graduate  School  of Technology  Management  of  the  University  of  Pretoria, South Africa.
These  are  professional  programmes  which  aim to  provide Science-, Engineering-  and Technology-oriented graduates with  sound  and  sustainable  management  principles  to engender appropriate  behavioural  preferences  that  will promote  successful scientific, engineering and Technologyrelated  ventures.  The  curricula  for  the  programmes emphasise  the  significance  of  Networking  of  Systems  of Innovation.  Learning will be facilitated by lecturers from the University of Port Harcourt, University of Pretoria, as well as experts drawn from the industry and the public service both within  Nigeria  and  other  countries  of  the  world.  Each domain  programme  consists  of  six  common  and  two elective courses, plus a substantive research project. Each module is delivered in a block-release mode, moderated by international external examiners.
On  completion  of  a  programme  of  study,  each  graduate should, among other skills, be able to:
  Conduct  due  diligence,  risk  and  techno-economic evaluation  and  valuation  of  Science,  Engineering  and Technology (SET) situations.
  Supervise  and  manage  multidisciplinary  Science, Engineering and Technology projects.
  Adopt  innovative  approaches  towards  sustainable management of Science, Engineering and Technology facilities.

General Admission Requirements:

Candidates  for  admission  must  possess  Ordinary Level Credit Passes in Five subjects, including English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry; and any one of: Further Mathematics, Technical Drawing, Biology and Agricultural Science.

Requirements for Masters (M.Sc./M.Eng) Programme

Candidates for admission into any of the Master’s  Degree Programmes  must  possess  a  minimum  of  Bachelor’s Degree, with a Second Class Honours,  Upper Division (21) in Engineering or Technology. Consideration may be given to  sponsored  employees  who  possess  Second  Class Honours,  Lower Division with CGPA well above 3.00  on a 5-point scale and a minimum of 5 years working experience in a supervisory position.

Requirements for Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)Programme

Candidates  for  admission  into  any  of  the  PhD  Degree Programmes  must  possess  the  Master’s  Degree  in  the relevant  area  from  the  University  of  Port  Harcourt  or  any other  recognised  University,  with  an  average  Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 4.00 on a 5-point 
scale  or  3.20  on  a  4-point  scale  (corresponding  to  an average  score  of  a  B  Grade).  In  addition,  the  candidates must  score  at  least  60%  in  the  PhD  admission  interview and  should  possess  a  minimum  of  5  years  working experience in supervisory positions in the private or public sector.

Duration of Programme:

M.Sc.  and  M.Eng  programmes  may  be  completed  in  a minimum of 24 months.
The PhD programme, on the other hand, may be completed in not less than 36 months. 

Award of Degrees:

Depending on entry qualifications and programme of study, a successful candidate shall receive the M.Sc.  or M.Eng or PhD awarded by the University of Port Harcourt.

Application Procedure:

Information  for  Applicants  and  Application  Forms  may  be downloaded  from  and  may  also  be  obtained from METI Office,  ETF Building,  University Park, University of Port Harcourt.
A  non-refundable  application  fee  of  N20,000.00  (twenty thousand  naira)  in  certified  bank draft  or  by  electronic transfer  should  be  made  payable  to  Institute  of Engineering, Technology and Innovation Management, University of Port Harcourt.
Note:  Completed  Application  Forms  with  Bank  Drafts  or evidence  of  e-transfer  must  be returned  to  METI  Office, ETF Building, University Park, University of Port Harcourt.

Deadline for submission of Application Form is 

Friday, 30th September, 2016.


Mrs. Dorcas D. Otto


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