UNIPORT PG Cert. Nuclear Security Science Form 2021/2022

University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) Centre for Nuclear Energy Studies (CNES) Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert.)  in Nuclear Security Science (NSS) Admission Form, Courses, Requirements, Application Guidelines and Deadline for 2021/2022 Academic Session.

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Postgraduate Certificate Programme in Nuclear Security Science (NSS) of the Centre for Nuclear Energy Studies (CNES), University of Port Harcourt for the 2021/2022 academic session.


The Programme is aimed at imparting in the students, internationally recommended foundation level theoretical and practical knowledge of nuclear security science. This will in turn help stimulate student’s ability to deal with current and future nuclear security challenges in Nigeria and the sub-region. The Programme leads to the award of Postgraduate Certificate in Nuclear Security Science.


Candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree with minimum of Third Class Honours (or HND Equivalent) in Engineering, Sciences or Medical Sciences from a recognized University (or Polytechnic). Candidates with significant working experience in a related field may be considered for admission. Qualified foreign students are eligible for admission. The course would be offered in English Language.

Intending candidates are also advised to undertake free pre-admission online modules of the Texas A&M University (TAMU) in: (i). Basic nuclear and atomic physics, (ii). Nuclear fuel cycle and (iii). Basic radiation detection. These modules are accessible through the link: http://nsspi.tamu.edu/nssep/courses/. A good score in each of the modules will be an added advantage.


The programme is modular and shall last for 16 weeks. It comprises 10 taught courses, industrial visits and an individual Term paper.Each course shall be for duration of 32 hours of lectures and 2 hours of examination.


a. Application Forms are obtainable from the Director’s Office, Centre for Nuclear Energy Studies, University Park, University of Port Harcourt, on presentation of evidence of payment of a non-refundable fee of N15,000.00 (Fifteen Thousand naira only) into CNES ECOBank A/C No. 0522003580.

b. Scan the evidence of payment. Also have ready in jpg format hand written letter stating your reasons for applying; Passport size photograph, and in pdf format for Curriculum Vitae one page only: WAEC/SSCE result; Degree/Diploma results).

c. To fill the Application Form, send an e-mail to [email protected] or [email protected] attaching a proof of payment. For enquiries, please call 08037106577, 08180062100 or send email to [email protected] or [email protected] or [email protected], if you have any question.


The sale of Forms will close on Friday, 29th  April, 2022.

Mrs. Dorcas D. Otto