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UNIPORT School of Public Health Postgraduate Admission Form 2020/2021

The University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) School of Public Health postgraduate admission form for PhD, DrPH, MSc and PGD programmes for the 2020/2021 academic session is out.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the following Post Graduate Programmes of the School of Public Health, University of Port Harcourt:

  • PhD in Epidemiology, Health Systems Management and Population/Reproductive Health options
  • Doctor of Public Health (DrPH)
  • Master of Science (MSc) in Environmental Health, Epidemiology, Health Systems Management and Population/Reproductive Health
  • Postgraduate Diplomas (PGD) in Public Health

UNIPORT School of Public Health Postgraduate Admission Requirements.

Post Graduate Diploma (PGD):

  • Applicants shall be required to have a good University degree, HND with a minimum of Upper Credit. Holders of Community Health Officers (CHO) certificate with Upper Credits can apply for the PGD in Public Health.


  • Candidates require a minimum of first Degree in Medicine or Basic Medical Sciences, Pharmacy, Nursing and other courses allied to medicine, with at least CGPAof 3.00 and above on a 5-point scale or its equivalent. Holders of Post-graduate Diploma (PGD) in Public Health with a CGPA of 3.00 are also eligible.


  • Eligible candidates for these competitive programmes would have completed an Msc degree in appropriate majors, with a CGPA of 3.50 on a 5-point scale.


  • Candidates admitted into the DrPH programme should have either master or doctoral degree in a subject appropriate to the course of study; or Membership (Part 1) Fellowship in Public Health from the National Post graduate Medical College of Nigeria, or its equivalent Additionally, all DrPH candidates MUST have a minimum of five years post-NYSC experience in a Public Health position.
  • In addition to the above requirements, all candidates must also satisfy the minimum matriculation requirements of the University of Port Harcourt.

UNIPORT School of Public Health Postgraduate Programmes Duration.

  • PGD:       Full time 12 months; Part-time 24 months
  • Masters:  Full-time 12 months; Part-time 24 months
  • Doctoral: Full-time 36 months; Part-time 60 months

UNIPORT School of Public Health Postgraduate Programmes Method of Instruction.

  • The curriculum is flexible, modular, intensive and premised on developing the knowledge, skills and competences of students from diverse academic backgrounds to becoming industry ready professionals.
  • Both e-learning and classroom modes of teaching/learning are available with strong emphasis on competency-based learning, self-directed learning, blended learning and application of a range of technology-based educational applications that enhance pedagogical effectiveness.
  • Lectures are delivered by renowned faculties from the University of Port Harcourt and other Universities, industry/sector experts from Nigeria and Abroad. The UniPort is an entrepreneurial University and all programmes are designed with periods of internship to enhance the production of industry/sector-ready professionals.
  • Students are provided multi-disciplinary and highly motivated team of local and international Supervisors as well as other logistical supports to ensure that their thesis are completed in record time.
  • Innovations, patents and commercialisation of research outputs are also strongly encouraged.

How to Apply for UNIPORT School of Public Health Postgraduate Admission.

Interested candidates should:

  • Visit the website of the school: https://admissions.uphsph.edu.ng to create an account and verify your email address.
  • Pay the non-refundable application fee of Thirty Thousand (30, 000) This can be done either at the banking hall or through bank transfer. It can also be paid for online at the website (www.uphsph.edu.ng). (This process should be initiated from the website and payment method chosen before payment is made.) Evidence of payment made via bank transfer/Internet transfer/bank deposit should be sent to gn.ude.hpshpu@stnemyap)
  • Fill the Application Form online.
  • Ensure your referees fill your reference form via the link sent to their email
  • Upload the required documents on the website (https://admissions.uphsph.edu.ng)
  • The transcript should be sent to the school through the transcript label sent to your email or electronic copy sent to our mail (gn.ude.hpshpu@tpircsnart)
  • The hard copy Completed copy of the Application Form and the accompanying documents should be submitted on or before Friday, 2nd April 2021.
  • Applicants would be invited for oral and/or aptitude tests before admission is finalised.
  • Applicants would be invited for oral and/or aptitude tests before admission is finalised.

For further enquiry

Visit: University of Port Harcourt School of Public Health, Anatomy Building, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, Abuja Park, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt

Call:07039118320, +2348104178141; +2348028921643

Email: gn.ude.tropinu@hpsgn.ude.hpshpu@snoissimda

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