UNIBEN Postgraduate 2016/2017 Admission Application Form

 UNIBEN Postgraduate 2016/2017 Admission Application Form – Finally, the UNIBEN Postgraduate admission form for the 2016/2017 has been released online.  To this end, Applications are now invited from all suitably and qualified candidates for admission into the various Postgraduate programmes leading to the award of Postgraduate Diploma, Masters degree and Ph.D in the various Faculties/Schools/Institutes of the University of Benin. Read details below.

 According to the report we got, The Institute of Petroleum Studies (IPS) will offer programmes for sustainable development of the Nigeria petroleum industry. The Institute of Petroleum Studies (IPS) provides a conducive learning environment, which is full of Internet access, a standard virtual library and hands-on training using one computer per student. As it where, Students will use state-of-the-art software, industry case studies and undertake numerous field visits.

 All Students are always encouraged to live and work together, which will result in developing team spirit.

 Programme: We all know that this programme is sponsored by oil and gas producing/operating companies is aimed at operations-oriented Post Graduate Diploma in Petroleum Technology Programme sponsored by  is to improve the technical competence and skills of graduates from the communities in which they operate to make them effective and competitive for recruitment in the petroleum industry. Also noting that  It is designed for sustainable development of oil and gas producing communities.

On completion of this Programme, the graduates will, among other skills, be able to:

  • Effectively use Petroleum Engineering software
  • Supervise the drilling of exploration and development wells and carry out drilling optimization programmes
  • Supervise, and evaluate well completion, work over and well stimulation programmes
  • Operate onshore and offshore oil and gas production facilities
  • Carry out well performance enhancement programmes

Duration: The duration of the programme shall be twelve (12) calendar months of intensive full time study.

Award of Diploma: Successful students at the end of the programme shall receive a Diploma of the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

Professional Certification: Students will be presented for Associate Environmental Practitioners (AEP) Certification (NREP, USA), Safety Certification (NISP, Nigeria) and Computer Competence Certifications.

Admission Requirements:

Candidates must possess a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division) honours bachelor’s degree in any branch of Engineering or the physical/chemical sciences and should have completed their NYSC.

Mode of Study and Examination: The Mode of Study shall be Modular and not Semester. Students are expected to offer and pass all taught courses, field/Laboratory work/visits, Seminar and Team/individual industrial projects. Weekly examinations will be administered.

Course Delivery: The students are taught by lecturers from the University of Port Harcourt (UniPort) Nigeria, and experts from the petroleum industry both in Nigeria and abroad.

Sponsorship: Candidates should be sponsored by operating companies, service companies, PTDF and other sponsoring agencies. (Note that sponsorship of candidate(s) by any of the participating companies does not guarantee recruitment of such candidate(s) into their Employment at the end of the programme)

How To Apply

 Please be notified that Application is strictly online at www.ipsng.org/apply.

 Applicants will pay A non-refundable fee of Fifteen Thousand Naira (₦15, 000) will be required to be paid on line to start the application procedure.

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER: (Any change will be communicated by e-mail)

Aptitude Test – Wednesday, 27th July, 2016

Oral Interview – Date to be determined in August 2016

Academic activities for the session will start in November 2016

Application Deadline

 Please all applicants are to remember that Completed hard copy Application Forms must be returned to The Director, Institute of Petroleum Studies, University of Port Harcourt, East West Road, PMB 2, UniPort Post Office, Choba, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria, West Africa on or before Friday, 15th July, 2016.

 All the Names of short-listed candidates will be displayed on the IPS Website www.ipsng.org.

 Foe more For enquires please do call +234 8078391510 or email the Admissions Officer: bassey.rebecca@ipsng.org

UNIBEN Postgraduate 2016/2017 Admission Application Form