Friday, 20 November 2015


The Centre for Children with Developmental and Communication Disorder (CCDCD) with the approval of the Authorities of the University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT), Choba, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, wishes to invite applications from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Centre’s Post-Graduate Diploma in the 2015/2016 academic Session as slated below:

  1. Post-Graduate Diploma in Disability Studies
  2. Post-Graduate Diploma in Communication Therapy
Admission Requirements:

Admission into the programme is open to first degree holders in any disciplines.

Mode of Study and Programme Duration:

The Programme will run with the University School of Graduate Studies’ Curriculum for 2015/2016 Session.
It is a full-time programme for 12 calendar months. During the period, the students shall be exposed to practical Case History with children on disabilities and communication disorder as will be directed as field work.

Programme Objective:
This programme is aimed at availing graduates the opportunities to develop a strong interdisciplinary foundation in social, legal and political concept of disability and communication disorders.  It is also a vital tool in providing services in learning opportunities for agencies, service providers, Governmental and Non-Governmental Organizations.   The  programme is also aimed at maximizing the potential abilities in special education and to build up the manpower capacity in training personnel with basic academic requirements in Education in Nigeria.

Method of Application:

Application Form can be obtained from the Centre’s Office (International Students’ Building, University Abuja Park, University of Port Harcourt) . You can also DOWNLOAD THE FORM  HERE(pls click here to download form) with a non-refundable application fee of N20,000 (Twenty thousand Naira) only, in certified bank draft payable to the Centre for Children with Developmental and Communication Disorder (CCDCD).   Payment can also be made directly into the Centre’s Account Number (5210031375), Fidelity Bank Nigeria Plc, Uniport Branch or Uniport/Choba Microfinance Bank, Uniport Branch with Account Number (0152831058), University of Port Harcourt, Choba, Rivers State.  The bank draft or teller as evidence of payment can be presented at the Centre’s Office or scanned and mailed to along side the completed downloaded form.

Sale of Application Form has been extended to Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015 and closing date for submission of duly completed Application Form is on or before the above date.

  • For further inquiries, contact the Administrative Secretary or the Director on:  08034913688 or 08033092885 E-mail: or visit the University of Port Harcourt

Award of Degree
 Successful students at the end of the programme shall receive a Post-Graduate Diploma Degree in the above area of specialization, awarded by the Senate of the University.




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