Uniport Postgraduate Diploma in Petroleum Technology

Application for Admission into the Uniport Post Graduate Diploma in Petroleum Technology (PGDPT)for the Institute of Petroleum Studies 2016/2017 session

TOTAL Centre for Oil & Gas Technology
Oil Producing Community Sustainable Development
PGDPT Programme
For Host Communities

Uniport Post Graduate Diploma in Petroleum Technology

International Collaborative Sustainable Development
Graduate Programme in partnership with Industry
Introduction: The Institute of Petroleum
Studies (IPS) offers programmes for sustainable development of the petroleum
industry. The Institute provides a conducive learning environment, full
Internet access, virtual library and hands-on training using one computer per
student. Students use state-of-the-art software, industry case studies and
undertake numerous field visits. Students are encouraged to live and work together,
thus developing team spirit.

uniport postgraduate Programme: The aim of this
operations-oriented Post Graduate Diploma in Petroleum Technology Programme
sponsored by oil and gas producing/operating companies 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. It is designed for sustainable development of oil and gas producing

completion of this Programme, the graduates will, among other skills, be able
  • Effectively use Petroleum
    Engineering software
  • Supervise the drilling of
    exploration and development wells and carry out drilling optimization
  • 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

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

Award of

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

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

Uniport Postgraduate Admission

Candidates must possess a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division) honours
bachelor’s degree in any branch of Engineering or the physical/chemical
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
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)

Application is strictly online at www.ipsng.org/apply

non-refundable fee of Fifteen Thousand Naira (₦15, 000) will be required to be
paid on line to start the application procedure.
DATES TO REMEMBER: (Any change will be communicated by e-mail)
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.
Test – Wednesday, 27th July, 2016
Interview – Date to be determined in August 2016
activities for the session will start in November 2016 
of short-listed candidates will be displayed on the IPS Website
enquires please call +234 8078391510 or email the Admissions

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