Thursday, 29 June 2017

UNIPORT INRES 2017/18 Postgraduate Admission Programme

The Managment of University of Porta-Harcourt is inviting suitable qualified candidates for admission into its Postgraduate programme of its Institute of Natural Resources, Environment and Sustainable Development (INRES) for the 2017/2018 academic session

UNIPORT INRES POSTGRADUATE AVAILABLE PROGRAMME

1. Post-Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Natural Resources and Environmental Management
2. Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Natural Resources and Environmental Management
3. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Natural  Resources and Environmental
Management
INTRODUCTION
The Institute of Natural Resources, Environment and Sustainable Development  (INRES) is a multidisciplinary Centre of Excellence established in 2011 with a grant by the MacArthur Foundation, Chicago, USA. INRES also collaborates with Directorate of Technical Cooperation in Africa (DTCA) which provides support through the Nigerian Technical Cooperation  Fund (NTCF) and African Development  Bank (AfDB) for capacity building of African Students.
Career opportunities exist for graduates of  all the programmes in the environment and  natural resources related Ministries,Agencies and Departments in the public and private sectors. INRES graduates are
industry-ready and can also establish their  own consultancy services in the relevant  sector.
OBJECTIVE
The objective of the Graduate Degree Programmes is to produce competent Manpower with interdisciplinary/
multidisciplinary training in natural resources and environmental management.
The emphasis of the training programme is the development of research and analytical skills.

UNIPORT INRES POSTGRADUATE ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Admission into the programme is open to  first degree graduates in Science, Geography/Environmental Science,
Engineering, Health Sciences and related  disciplines who possess minimum of  Second Class Honours, Lower Division (with minimum CGPA of 3.00 on a 5-point  scale and 2.40 on a 4-point scale).
Candidates for the PhD Programme should  have M.Sc Degree with minimum CGPA of  4.00 on a 5-point scale.
The PGD  candidates should possess Bachelor of  Science (B.Sc) Degree with at least Third  Class Honours. HND candidates with at  least Upper Credit are also eligible to  apply.

UNIPORT INRES POSTGRADUATE MODE OF STUDY AND DURATION OF PROGRAMME 

The duration of the PGD and MSc Programmes for fulltime students is 12 calendar months. All programmes are
modular and full time. In certain exceptional instances arrangement for Part-Time may  be considered.

HOW TO APPLY FOR UNIPORT INRES POSTGRADUATE ADMISSION PROGRAMME

Application Forms can be obtained from  INRES Office (Delta Park, University of Port  Harcourt) on submission of a bank draft of non-refundable application fee of twenty-five thousand naira for applicants within Nigeria and USD 200 for oversea applicants, payable to the Institute of  Natural Resources, Environment & Sustainable Development (INRES).
Payment can also be made directly into INRES Account (No 5280026885), Fidelity Bank Ltd, University of Port Harcourt, Choba, Rivers State.
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Closing date for submission of completed  Application Forms is 30th September, 2017.
Screening Test and Interview will hold on Tuesday, 24th October 2017.
For further inquiry, contact: 08036186282 or
e-mail: director.inres@uniport.edu.ng
Mrs. Dorcas D. Otto
Registrar
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