UNIPORT 2013/2014 Admission Into Master of Art (MA) Degree & PostGraduate Diploma (PGD) Programmes

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Master of Art (MA) Degree and Post-Graduate Diploma (PGD) Programmes in Gender and Women Development Studies of the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

I. Main Objectives of the Programmes
The Programmes are interdisciplinary and focus on men and women issues to provide the required knowledge for achieving positive gender relations for effective collaboration of human population in different environments.

Among other things, opportunity is provided for men and women to an in-depth engagement in the revitalization, transmission and continuous delivery of research-based information on gender equity and women development.


2. Admission Requirements

(a) Post-Graduate Diploma (PGD): To qualify for admission into the Post-Graduate Diploma Programme, a candidate must possess a Third Class Degree or its equivalent with a CGPA of 1.5 points on 5-point scale of the University of Port Harcourt in any field. For candidates with the HND background, a minimum of Lower Credit shall be considered.

(b) Master of Art (MA): For admission into the Master of Art (MA) Programme, a candidate must possess, at least, a Second Class Honours, Lower Division in Gender and Women Development Studies or a degree in the Social Sciences/Humanities/Education from any recognized tertiary institution, with a CGPA of 3.00 on 5-point scale of the University of Port Harcourt; or a minimum grade of Merit at Post Graduate Diploma level in Gender and Women Development Studies.

3. Duration of the Programmes

The minimum duration for Full-Time studies for MA or PGD is twelve (12) calendar months, while the minimum duration for Part-Time is twenty-four (24) calendar months.

4. Method of Application

Download the Application Form here or obtain one from the Office of the Director, Patience Jonathan Centre for Gender and Women Development Studies (PJC-GWDS), University of Port Harcourt.
Make payment of a non-refundable sum of N20,500.00 only (inclusive of bank charges), at

Fidelity Bank Plc, A/C No. 5210017988 or

U&C Microfinance Bank Ltd., Uniport, Choba, A/C No. 1528023910.

5. Submission of Completed Application Forms

Completed Application Forms, together with academic transcripts, two reference letters and other relevant documents should be returned to the Director, Patience Jonathan Centre for Gender and Women Development Studies (PJC-GWDS), University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, not later than six weeks from the date of this publication.

Interested and Qualified Candidates CLICK HERE To Download the Application Form!

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