Programs / Doctorate

Post graduate doctorate degree study

Emerald Energy Institute for Petroleum & 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.

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 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.

Ready to make a difference in the global energy sector?

We offer an international collaborative ecosystem for graduate studies and continuing education, to generate policy debates, and conduct applied research on energy, especially contemporary petroleum and power policy issues.

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