UNIPORT 2017/2018 Postgraduate Admission Form Is Out

The University of Port Harcourt
(UNIPORT) invites applications
from suitably qualified candidates for admission into its postgraduate programmes at the International Institute for Petroleum, Energy Law and Policy (IIPELP) for the
2017/2018 academic session.

The M.Sc. Programme is an
interdisciplinary and a collaborative postgraduate programme between the
University of Port Harcourt’s Emerald Energy Institute (EEI UNIPORT) and International Institute for Petroleum, Energy Law & Policy (IIPELP). The programme, which is resident at IIPELP,
Abuja, is approved by the National
Universities Commission (NUC).
The International Institute for Petroleum, Energy Law and Policy (IIPELP) was established in 2007 to proffer solutions to the current gaps that exist in knowledge,institutional development, governance,legal and regulatory framework for theEnergy Industry in Nigeria and Africa.


The aim of the programme is to equip, empower and engage energy
professionals through academic
excellence, research & policy analysis, and professional & staff development in petroleum, energy economics, management & policy.


IIPELP offers a conducive learning environment, enabled with full internet access, virtual library
with full hands-on training for its
1. PGD Petroleum and Energy
2. M.Sc. Petroleum Economics,
Management and Policy
3. M.Sc. Energy Economics,
Management and Policy.
Candidates must possess Bachelor’s
Degree in Social Sciences, Physical
Sciences, Management Sciences and
Engineering. A Second Class Honours (Upper Division) is required.

However,consideration shall be given to candidates with Second Class Honours (Lower Division) with minimum Grade Point Average of 3.00 with at least three
(3) years working experience in the
energy industry. Candidates who fail to meet the above admission requirements may be considered for the Post Graduate Diploma option.
Option A: The Professional
Master’sprogramme takes twelve (12) calendar months of intensive, flexible and modular study plus project report.
Option B: The M.Sc. programme takes 6 quarters of full-time intensive study or 8 quarters of modular intensive study plus
a defended and passed dissertation.
Post Graduate Diploma Programme (PGD): The duration of the PGD programme shall be 12 months of full time, modular, intensive study. Industry/company workers can equally attend modular/ sandwich programme.

This programme has the option leading into a master’s programme upon successful completion
by interested students.
The curriculum is flexible and intensive. It is delivered in modules by University Faculty and industry experts from Nigeria and abroad.

On completion of this programme, the graduates would amongst others, have acquired skills that
are relevant for careers in petroleum and energy industries; in government ministries, departments and parastatals
that are responsible for managing
petroleum and energy resources; banking/ financial institutions, energy and petroleum policy consulting units, and the academia.
Students who successfully complete this programme shall be awarded M.Sc. Degree by the Senate of the University of Port Harcourt and a Professional Membership Certificate from IIPELP.
A non-refundable application fee of
twenty-five thousand naira (N25,000.00) in certified bank drafts or bank transfers should be made payable to:
Zenith Bank Plc
Account Number: 1014586937
Application Forms can be downloaded online at www.iipelp.org. Completed
Forms could be scanned and submitted to msc@iipelp.org , however, hard copies of
the Form must be submitted to the
Director of Academic Studies, IIPELP, 4th Floor, Toyota-Elizade House, Central Business District, Abuja.
Important Dates to Remember:
Deadline for submission of Application Forms – 31st March, 2017 Shortlisted candidates for screening will be on the IIPELP Academy website – May,
Screening/Interview date- To be
communicated The programme is scheduled to commence in September 2017.


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