New!!!ADMISSION INTO POST GRADUATE PROGRAMMES FOR 2023/2024 SESSION

NOTE: ADMISSIONS IS OPEN FOR THE 2023/2024 SESSION

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the following Graduate Programmes of the Emerald Energy Institute, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria:

  1. Ph.D Petroleum Economics
  2. Ph.D Energy Economics
  3. M.Sc. Petroleum Economics and Policy Programme
  4. M.Sc. Energy Economics and Policy Programme
  5. Master of Petroleum Business Management
  6. Master of Energy Business Management
  7. Professional Master of Petroleum Economics (without dissertation)
  8. Professional Master of Energy Economics (without dissertation)
  9. Professional M.Sc. Petroleum Regulation and Policy (without dissertation)
  10. Professional M.Sc. Climate Change, Green Economy and Policy (without dissertation)
  11. Professional M.Sc. Energy Regulation and Policy (without dissertation)
  12. Professional M.Sc. Energy Transitions Management and Policy (without dissertation)
  13. PGD Petroleum and Energy Economics

Emerald Energy Institute for Petroleum and Energy Economics, Policy and Strategic Studies, University of Port Harcourt, is an Institute for graduate education in petroleum, energy economics, management & policy. Its vision is to educate, empower and engage professionals and corporate decision makers in the petroleum and energy sectors. The modular, flexible and intensive Ph.D. is run in collaboration with Petroleum Engineering Department.

Emerald Energy Institute for Petroleum and Energy Economics, Policy and Strategic Studies, University of Port Harcourt, is an Institute for graduate education in petroleum, energy economics, management & policy. Its vision is to educate, empower and engage professionals and corporate decision makers in the petroleum and energy sectors. The modular, flexible, and intensive Ph.D. is run in collaboration with Petroleum Engineering Department.

Admission Requirements for Post Graduate Programme (PGD)

Applicants shall be required to have a good Bachelor’s degree in either Sciences (Physical/Chemical), Management, Social Sciences, Geosciences, or Engineering. Holders of HND with a minimum Upper Credit may also apply. All candidates must also satisfy the minimum matriculation requirements of the University of Port Harcourt.

Admission Requirements for Masters of Energy Economics/Energy Business Management/Petroleum Business Management/ Petroleum Economics

Applicants shall be required to have a minimum of Second Class Honours (Upper Division) in a relevant field in Social Sciences, Management Sciences, Law, Sciences, Geosciences, or Engineering. However, candidates with Second Class Honours (Lower Division) with at least 3 years’ experience in the energy and petroleum industry may be considered. All candidates must also satisfy the minimum matriculation requirements of the University of Port Harcourt.

Admission Requirements for Master of Science (MSc.) Programmes

Candidates must possess a Bachelor of Science Degree with a minimum of Second Class (Upper Division) in Social Sciences, Management Sciences, Engineering or Physical Sciences. Sponsored company staff and candidates with at least three (3) years’ experience in the petroleum and energy industries having a Second Class (Lower Division) Degree with a minimum CGPA of at least 3.00 (on a 5-point scale) may also be considered. Law degree holders with enough years of experience in the oil, gas, and power industry may be considered as well.

 

Requirements for Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Programmes

Entry into the PhD programme shall be on a competitive basis. The following are the criteria for the admission of students to the programme:

  • Candidates with a B.Sc. Second Class Upper (or Lower Division degree with a CGPA of 3.0 and above on a 5-point scale, in Social and Management Sciences, Engineering or Geosciences with at least three years’ experience in the oil and gas industry) are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must have completed an M.Sc. degree in appropriate majors, with a minimum CGPA of 4.00 on a 5-point scale to be eligible for admission.

In addition to the above requirements, ALL candidates must also satisfy the minimum graduate school matriculation requirements of the University of Port Harcourt.

Methods of Instruction and Objectives

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; and in banking/financial institutions, and energy and petroleum policy consulting units, and the academia.

Programme Duration

  • The duration of the PGD programme shall be 12 months of full time, modular, intensive study. Industry/company workers can equally attend modular/sandwich programmes and accumulate credits for 24 months (Part time)
  • The Professional Masters Programmes (Masters of Energy Economics/Energy Business Management/Petroleum Business Management/Petroleum Economics) at EEI can be completed in 18 months and a maximum of 24 months.
  • However, the duration of the Master of Science (Sc.) programmes is 6 quarters of full-time intensive study and 8 quarters of modular intensive study.
  • The D. programme is hybrid, intensive and flexible. It would require a minimum of 12 quarters of intensive course work subsequent to MSc degree from reputable institutions with a minimum CGPA of 4.00.

Application Fee

A non-refundable Application Fee of N30,000 (Thirty Thousand Naira) payable to the Emerald Energy Institute, UNIPORT.  Application Forms should be be filled online. (www.eeiuniport.edu.ng/admissions) payments is also carried out on the same portal

 

Method of Application:

Interested candidates should:

  1. Visit the website of the school: https://eeiuniport.edu.ng/admissions 

  2. Create and activate a personal account on the website. (An email will be sent to your inbox/spam folder for activation of your account)

  3. Click on the ADMISSIONS MENU, (scroll down to the BOTTOM OF THE ADVERT AND CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON)
  4. On the APPLICATION FEE PAYMENT PAGE, Select your preferred mode of payment and click the PLACE ORDER BUTTON that will be shown below. For Bank Deposits/Internet Transfer, an account number will be shown/sent to your email after clicking the PLACE ORDER BUTTON.
    All evidence of bank deposit/transfer payment should be sent to payments@eeiuniport.edu.ng. The Application form will be activated 24-48 hours after evidence of payment is received. Online payment ensures instant form activation

      5. Fill the Application Form online ( Including the Next of kin full details  and referee correct details. Your referees will get an email link to fill a recommendation form on your behalf. (You can monitor your referee submission status from your dashboard)

      6. Upload the softcopy of your credentials (including softcopy of transcript if available) on the website using the UPLOAD link on your dashboard of the admissions portal. (WAEC/O-Level Certificate, Applicable academic certificates, NYSC discharge/exemption certificate, Curriculum Vitae

      7. All hard copy transcripts should be sent to the school using the transcript label which will be available after application. Soft copies of      transcripts can be sent to transcript@eeiuniport.edu.ng

      8. Referees’ remarks/comments should be filled online by the referees through a link which will be sent via mail

 

N/B: COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS CAN BE EDITED BY ALL APPLICANTS AS WELL AS REFEREE DETAILS

FOR TECHNICAL ISSUES WITH THE APPLICATION FORM, SEND AN EMAIL TO admissions@eeiuniport.edu.ng or send a whatsapp message to +2347067281841

Application should be completed eight (8) weeks from the date of publication.

Selected candidates may be invited for oral interview before admission is finalised.

For enquiries, please call 08033414905, 09018964817 or email: emeraldenergy@uniport.edu.ng

(Signed)

Mrs. Gloria O. Chindah, Ph.D

Registrar

 

 

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