UNIPORT Public Health Postgraduate Form 2021/2022

University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) School of Public Health Graduate / Post-Graduate Admission Form, Courses, Duration, Requirements, Duration, Application Guidelines and Deadline for 2021/2022 Academic Session.

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 for 2021/2022 academic session:

The University of Port Harcourt School of Public Health is the pioneer School of Public Health in Nigeria. Lecturers in the School have diverse academic and field experiences in the public and private sectors, and are drawn from within and outside the University of Port Harcourt.

Available Courses 

    Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programmes in:

    • Epidemiology
    • Health Systems Management
    • Population/Reproductive Health

    Doctor of Public Health (DrPH)

    Executive Master of Public Health (MPH)

    Master of Science (MSc) programme in:

    • Community Health
    • Environmental Health
    • Occupational Medicine
    • Epidemiology
    • Health Systems Management
    • Population/Reproductive Health
    • Health Promotion and Communication
    • Public Health Nutrition
    • Health Information Management

    Postgraduate Diplomas (PGD) programme in:

    • Public Health
    • Community Health
    • Health Information Management

      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.


      • 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

      Application Guidelines

      • 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.

      Method of Application

      Interested candidates should:

      • Visit the website of the school: http://www.uphsph.edu.ng, http://www.uphsph.org, or the website of the University Port Harcourt: http://www.uniport.edu.ng
      • Download and complete the Application Form, Referee Form and official transcript
      • Pay the non-refundable application fee of Twenty Thousand (N20,000), or N30,000 (Thirty Thousand naira) for the Occupational Medicine programme into the School’s Bank Account with the United Bank for Africa: Bank: Account Name: Port Harcourt School of Public Health; Account Number: 1021823887; Sort Code: 033211112
      • Scan and email the Application Form, Referee Form and Evidence of Payment of the Application Fee to the School’s email address: [email protected], [email protected] or
      • Submit at the Administrative Office of the School: Anatomy Building, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, University Park (Abuja), University of Port Harcourt
      • The Application Form and the accompanying documents should be submitted on or before the deadline.

      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: [email protected], [email protected]
      Website: http://www.uphsph.edu.ng



      Not Specified.