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University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT) 2021/2022 COHSE Postgraduate Admission Form

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the following Postgraduate Programmes of the Centre for Occupational Health, Safety and Environment (COHSE):

  1. PGD in Occupational Health, Safety & Environment (OHSE),
  2. M.Sc. in Occupational Health & Safety (OHS),
  3. M.Sc. in Environmental Technology & Safety (ETS),
  4. Ph.D. in Occupational Health & Safety (OHS), and
  5. Ph.D. in Environmental Technology & Safety (ETS)

Our Post-graduate programmes are entrepreneurial in nature and industry-driven. The programmes are run in collaboration with the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON), National Industrial Safety Council of Nigeria (NISCN) as well as International Certifying body like National Registry of Environmental Professionals (NREP, USA). In addition, students at COHSE are positioned to obtain recognized professional certifications such as National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) International General Certificate and Environmental Awareness at Work, Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA) Associate Certificate in Environmental Management, IEMA Approved Lead Environmental Auditor and IEMA Approved Environmental Management System (EMS) Implementation, and also benefit from ISPON membership registration. Our goal remains quality practical education and excellence.

PROGRAMME DURATION: The programme duration for PGD and M.Sc. full-time option is 12 calendar months and the part-time option is 24 calendar months. The duration for PhD full-time option is a minimum of 24 calendar months while the part-time option is a minimum of 36 calendar months.

STRUCTURE OF PROGRAMME: The programme structure is modular in nature. Each module is taught for 40 hours per week, with continuous assessments and examinations. For M.Sc., in addition to course work and individual research work, there are group projects and internships in the industry for practical experience that runs concurrently with the individual research work.

For admission into PGD, candidates who possess a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University with a minimum qualification of 3rd class degree will be considered. For admission into any of the two M.Sc. programmes, candidates must possess a minimum of Second-Class Honours (Upper Division) in Sciences or Engineering from the University of Port Harcourt or any recognized University. However, candidates with a minimum of 3 years’ cognate experience who possesses a Second-Class Honours (Lower Division) with Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.00 or above will be admitted. The requirement for PhD admission is an M.Sc. degree with a minimum CGPA of 3.50 on a 5-point scale in Science or Engineering.

How to Apply for UNIPORT COHSE Postgraduate Admission Form

Application is done online via the Centre’s website using this link: https://cohseuniport.edu.ng/application/. A non-refundable application fee of twenty-five thousand naira (₦25,000.00) is to be paid online, for the application form. Candidates who applied and submitted their applications successfully on or before Thursday, 30th September 2021 will be contacted to come with accompanying documents for the interview which will hold in October 2021.

15/09/2021

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