UNIPORT Information & Telecom Eng. Postgraduate Form 2021/2022
University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) Centre for Information and Telecommunication Engineering (CITE) M.Sc. in Information and Telecommunication Engineering Admission Form, Requirements Application Guidelines and Closing Date / Deadline for 2021/2022 Academic Session [Full-Time & Weekend].

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Master of Science (M.Sc) and Post-Graduate Diploma (PGD) Programmes respectively in Peace and Conflict Studies, and Gender Studies of the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

The UNIPORT M.Sc. in Information and Telecommunication Engineering is a University-Industry based collaborative Graduate professional Programme between the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria and Alcatel-Lucent.


Introduction:

The Centre for Information and Telecommunication Engineering (CITE) is designed to be a specialized Information and Communication Technology Centre (ICT) poised to bridging the University –Industry Gap through result-oriented teaching, practical hands-on based training and problem-solving innovative Research. The Centre offers a conducive learning environment with ICT facilities. Students use industry software, case studies and undertake numerous industrial field visits to live telephone networks. The aim of this professional Master’s Degree programme is to provide graduates in engineering and physical sciences with broad based training required by ICT and Telecommunications companies.

Uniqueness of the Masters’ Programme:

i. Award of M.Sc. Degree; and provision of opportunities for obtaining two-ICT Professional Certifications
ii. Partnership between University of Port Harcourt (Nigeria) and Alcatel-Lucent
Alcatel-Lucent is a leading Telecommunications equipment Vendor and Technologies implementer. Alcatel-Lucent is the major equipment Supplier to most of the Nigerian Telecom Service Operators. 
iii. Joint lecture delivery by   Professional Experts from the ICT Industries: Alcatel-Lucent, MTN, Glo, Etisalat, Airtel, Ericsson, Huawei, ZTE, Nokia and specialist lecturers from Universities within and outside Nigeria;
iv. Exposure to real life industrial telecom equipment and Workstations;  
v. Provides Job Opportunities as human resource centre

Available Programmes

i. PGD in Information and Telecommunication Engineering
ii. M.Sc in Information and Telecommunication Engineering
iii. M.Sc in Intelligent Control and Instrumentation Engineering
iv. Ph.D in Information Systems Engineering
v. Ph.D in Communication Engineering

Admission Requirements:

Post Gradate Diploma (PGD): Candidates who possess a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University with a minimum of Third Class Honors or Higher National Diploma (HND) from a recognized Polytechnic with a minimum of Upper Credit in any Engineering field, Computer Science, Mathematics/ Statistics, Physics, Physics- Electronic or any other related field would be considered.

M.Sc Programmes: A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.50 on a scale of 5.00 in any of the Engineering fields, Computer Science, Mathematics/ Statistics, Physics, Physics-Electronic or any other related field. Candidates with PGD (Upper Credit) with I.T Experience would also be considered.

Ph.D Programmes: Candidates must possess a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 3. 50 CGPA on a scale of 5.00 point in any of the following Engineering field: Electrical, Electronic, Electrical/Electronic, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Information Technology, Communication, Telecommunications, or any other related field. The candidates must also have five O’ level credit passes including English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry

Mode of study and Duration:

i. PGD Programm is designed to run for 12 Calendar Months
ii. M.Sc Full-Time Programme is designed to run for 12 Calendar Months
iii. M.Sc Weekend Programme is designed to run for 100 weekends
iv. Ph.D Full-Time programmes is minimum of 24 and a maximum of 60 Calendar Months.
v. Ph.D Part-Time Programme is a minimum of 36 Calendar Months and maximum of 84 Calendar Months

Method of Application:

Apply on-line at www.citeuniport.com/apply.php or visit the Centre for Information and Telecommunication Engineering (CITE), Uniport opposite Total Filling, Station, East-West Road, Choba, Port Harcourt.

Application Fee: A non-refundable application fee of twenty thousand naira (N20,000) for the M.Sc and PGD Progrmmes/ thirty thousand naira (N30, 000.00) for the PhD Programme in certified Bank Draft made payable to the Centre for Information and Telecommunication Engineering (CITE).

Important date to remember: (Any change will be communicated by e-mail) or uploaded on-line

Deadline:

Completed Application Forms must be returned to the Director, (CITE) on or before 11th, March, 2022.

For enquiries, please call: +2348066302577, 08036760847, 08032686763.

Signed:
Mrs. Gloria O. Chinda (Ph.D)
Registrar