ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS


For admission into any of the two M.Sc programmes, candidates must possess a 2nd class (Upper Division) Honours Bachelor’s degree in Science or Engineering.  Industry/Company workers with minimum of 3 years cognate experience who  possess a 2nd class (Lower Division) Honours degree (with Cumulative Grade Point Average, CGPA of 3.0 or better) will also be admitted.

Requirement for Ph.D admission is M.Sc degree with a minimum CGPA of 4.00 out of 5.00 in OHS or ETM.

PROGRAMME DURATION

The programme duration for M.Sc. full-time option is 12 calendar months and part-time/weekend option is a minimum of 24 calendar months.  Two options are available in part-time: Option-1, industry/company workers attend modular/sandwich courses during their annual leave periods and accumulate credits; while in Option-2, courses are taught only on weeks to accumulate credits that will lead to graduation on completion of programme.  The Ph.D programmes:  full-time option, a minimum of 24 calendar months; and part-time option for a minimum of 36 calendar months.

STRUCTURE OF THE PROGRAMME

The programme structure for full time/part time options is modular, each module is divided into courses.  Each course is taught for 40 hours per week; with continuous assessments and examination.  In addition to course work, we have group projects; internship in the industry for practical experience and research work that runs concurrently with internship.  However, the part-time options reflect minor adjustments.

AWARD OF DEGREE

Successful students at the end of the programme shall receive an M.Sc or Ph.D in Occupational Health and Safety or M.Sc or Ph.D in Environmental Technology and Management of the University of Port Harcourt.


APPLICATION

Application forms can be obtained from the Center for Occupational Health, Safety & Environment, University of Port-Harcourt or can be downloaded from our website. www.cohseuniport.com.ng. A non-refundable application fee of twenty thousand naira should be paid at COHSE office, University of Port-Harcourt. Completed application form must be returned to the Director, Centre of Occupational Health, Safety and Environment, Institute of Petroleum studies, University of Port-Harcourt.

The Center for Occupational Health, Safety and Environment (COHSE) is one of the Centres in the Institute of Petroleum Studies (IPS), University of Port Harcourt. The Center runs four Professional programmes in Occupational Health & Safety and Environmental Technology & Management.

Our mission is to meet the needs of the industry and society at large in the area of Occupational Health, Safety and Environment through commitment to excellent training, applied research, continuing education and capacity building/manpower development.

Our vision is to become the foremost institutional Centre of excellence in Occupational Health, Safety and Environment in Africa.

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