ADMISSION INTO MASTER OF SCIENCE (M.Sc) AND POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA (PGD) PROGRAMMES RESPECTIVELY, IN PEACE AND CONFLICT STUDIES, AND GENDER STUDIES IN THE 2019/2020 ACADEMIC SESSION


 

CENTRE FOR CONFLICT AND GENDER STUDIES (CCGS)


Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Master of Science (M.Sc), and Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) Programmes respectively in Peace and Conflict studies, and Gender Studies of the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

1. MAIN OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME
The overall goal of the Peace and Conflict Studies Programme is to provide quality graduate level training and research to enable students analyze conflicts so as to understand the underlying causes and apply appropriate strategies to manage or resolve them. In a similar vein, the Gender Studies Programme focus on men and women issues to provide the required knowledge for achieving positive gender relations for effective collaboration in development.

2. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
(a) Master of Science (M.Sc) in Peace and Conflict Studies: For admission into the Master of Science (M.Sc) Programme in Peace and Conflict Studies, a candidate must possess at least  a lower Credit in Peace and Conflict Studies or related discipline at the Post Graduate Diploma level. Also, candidates with degrees in related disciplines from any recognized university with a CGPA of 3.00 on 5-point scale will be considered. O’level requirements are Mathematics, English Language and three other Arts or Science subjects (accepted for registration in the University of Port Harcourt).
(b) MASTER OF SCIENCE (M.SC) IN GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT STUDIES: For admission into the Master of Science (M.Sc) Programme in Gender and Development Studies, a candidate must possess a Bachelor’s Degree (at least a Second Class Honours, Lower Division) in Gender Studies or a Degree in any Field from any recognized University with a CGPA of 3.00 on 5-point scale or a minimum grade of Merit at Post-Graduate Diploma level in Gender Studies. O’level requirements are Mathematics, English Language and three other Arts or Science subjects (as in (a) above).
(c) POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA (PGD) IN GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT STUDIES: To qualify for admission into the Post Graduate Diploma Programme, a candidate must possess a minimum of Third Class Degree or its equivalent in any field or discipline with a CGPA of 1.50 on 5-point scale of the University of Port Harcourt or any recognized University. For candidates with HND background, a minimum of Upper Credit shall be considered. O’level requirements are Mathematics, English Language and three other Arts or Science subjects (as in (a) above).
(d) POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA (PGD) IN PEACE AND CONFLICT STUDIES: To qualify for admission into the Post Graduate Programme in Peace and Conflict Studies, a candidate must possess a minimum of Third Class Degree or its equivalent in any field or discipline with a CGPA of 1.50 on 5-point scale of the University of Port Harcourt or any recognized University. For candidates with HND background, a minimum of Upper Credit shall be considered. O’level requirements are Mathematics, English Language and three other Arts or Science subjects (as in (a) above).

3. DURATION OF THE PROGRAMMES
The minimum duration for M.Sc or PGD is twelve (12) calendar months, while the maximum duration is twenty four (24) calendar months.

4. METHOD OF APPLICATION
Bank payment is at Fidelity Bank Plc, A/C No: 5210017988. On payment of a non-refundable sum of N22,500.00 only (inclusive of Bank charges), Bank payment Print-out enables prospective candidates to obtain the Application Form from the Office of the Director, Centre for Conflict and Gender Studies (CCGS), University of Port Harcourt.

DOWNLOADS:

  1. APPLICATION FORM
  2. REFEREE'S REPORT
  3. TRANSCRIPT LABEL

5. SUBMISSION OF COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS
Completed Application Forms, together with academic transcripts, two reference letters and other relevant documents should be returned to the Director, Centre for Conflict and Gender Studies (CCGS), University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, not later than six weeks from the date of this publication.
For further information, please contact  +2348033094293, +2348037077180, 08134875631; email: ccgs@uniport.edu.ng

Mrs. Dorcas D. Otto
Registrar

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