UNIPORT Postgraduate Courses and Requirements 2022/2023

Here is the official list of all Uniport Postgraduate courses and their Requirements for the 2022/2023 academic session. In this article, we will provide you with all info you may need regards to this title. So, relax and stick around while we walk you through this article.

Take note that this information is coming directly from the management board of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT), who has taken to this platform, to advertise the following postgraduate programs for the 2022/2023 academic session admission exercise.

Also, check out UNIPORT Admission List for 2022/2023 Academic Session is Out

UNIPORT Postgraduate Courses and Requirements 2022

The management of the University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT) has advertised the following postgraduate programmes for the 2022/2023 academic session admission exercise.

A. FACULTY OF HUMANITIES

All Humanities Ph.D Programmes require a minimum CGPA of 3.5 on a 5 point scale except English Studies and History & Diplomatic Studies which requires a minimum CGPA of 4.0 on a 5 point scale. In addition candidates must score a minimum of 60% in the admission interview to be found admissible.
1. COMPARATIVE LITERATURE PROGRAMME

M.A. Comparative Literature
Ph.D Comparative Literature

Requirements for MA Comparative Literature Programme:

Candidates shall possess at least a Second Class Honours Degree with a CGPA of not less than 3.0 points on a 5 point scale or its equivalent in Literature from a recognized University. Graduates in English have to produce evidence of a minimum of two years (four semesters) academic exposure to French or another language of International communication.

African Language
There is a Special African Language requirement for the Comparative Literature Programme. Any candidate who is deficient in speaking, reading or writing an African language will be required to take an appropriate course in the Department of Linguistics and Communication Studies and produce evidence of having passed that course.

Requirements for Ph.D Comparative Literature Programme:

Candidates must have an M.A. Degree in Literature or M.A. Degree in other related discipline in addition to the other Faculty Requirements.

2. DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE AND FILM STUDIES

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD), Master of Arts (MA) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)

(i) Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Theartre & Media Arts
Admission Requirements for PGD Programme in Theartre & Media Arts
To qualify for admission into the Postgraduate Diploma programme, acandidate must obtain a first Degree in the disciplines within the Humanities or a first Degree from any other discipline.

(ii) Master of Arts (MA), Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in the following areas:
(a) Dramatic Theory and Criticism
(b) Sociology of Drama
(c) Film Studies
(d) Theatre and Cultural Administration
(e) Directing
(f) Theatre History
(g) Technical Theatre
(h) Playwriting
(i) Costume and Make-Up
(j) Theatre in Education

Requirements for M.A. Theatre Arts

Candidates must possess at least a Second Class Honours Degree in Theatre Arts with a CGPA of not less than 3.00 on a 5 point scale or its equivalent in Theatre Arts from a recognized University.

Requirements for Ph.D Theatre Arts

Candidates must have an M.A. Degree in Theatre Arts in addition to the other Faculty Requirements.

3. DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH STUDIES

(a) M.A., Ph.D in Literature with emphasis on:
(i) Theory of Literature
(ii) African Literature
(iii) African Oral Literature
(b) M.A., Ph.D in English Language with emphasis on:
(i) Applied English Linguistics
(ii) English as a Second Language (ESL)
(iii) Discourse Analysis/Pragmatics
(iv) Sociolinguistics
(v) Phonology

Requirements for M.A. English Studies

Candidates must possess at least a Second Class Honours Degree with a CGPA of not less than 3.00 on a 5 point scale or its equivalent in English Studies from a recognized University.

Requirements for Ph.D English Studies

Candidates must have an M.A. Degree in English Studies or related discipline in addition to the other Faculty Requirements.

4. DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES

(i) Postgraduate Diploma in French (PGDF)
(ii) Postgraduate Diploma in Translation (PGDT)
(iii) M.A. French in the following areas:
French Grammar and Linguistics
African Literature in French
French Literature
(iv) M.A. Translation (English/French)
(v) Ph.D French/Translation (English/French)

Requirements for M.A. Foreign Languages and Literatures

Candidates must possess at least a Second Class Honours Degree with a CGPA of not less than 3.00 on a 5 point scale or its equivalent in Foreign Languages and Literatures from a recognized University or PGD Upper Credit.

Requirements for Ph.D Foreign Languages and Literatures

Candidates must have an M.A. Degree in Foreign Languages and Literatures in addition to the other Faculty Requirements.

5. DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY AND DIPLOMATIC STUDIES

(i) Postgraduate Diploma in History & Diplomatic Studies (PGDHDS)
Qualifications for Admission
To be eligible for admission into Postgraduate Diploma Programme in History and Diplomacy, a candidate must have a good honours Degree not less than third class and a CGPA of not less than 1.50 and above in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Education, Law and the Management Sciences.
(ii) Master of Arts (M.A.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in the following areas:
(a) Social & Political History
(b) Economic History
(c) Diplomatic & International Studies

Qualifications for Admission into the Masters Programme

To qualify for admission into the M.A Degree Programmes of the Department, candidates must possess at least a Second Class Honours Degree with a CGPA of not less than 3.00 on a 5 point scale or its equivalent of the University of Port Harcourt or from any other recognized University in the relevant subjects.
Except for Archaeology/Cultural Heritage Management, candidates from non-History backgrounds will be required to pass through the Department’s Postgraduate Diploma Programme in History and

Diplomacy before admission into the MA programmes.
(iii) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) programme

Qualifications for Admission

To be eligible for admission into the Doctor of Philosophy programme in History and Diplomatic studies, a candidate must have an MA/M.Sc Degree with a CGPA of 4.00 and above on a 5- point scale in History from any Nigerian University or abroad. Except for Archaeology, candidates from non-History backgrounds are expected to pass through the Department’s Postgraduate Diploma Programme in History and Diplomatic Studies to be admitted into Ph.D Degree programmes. In addition, candidates will be required to present a written proposal on a thesis topic in their chosen field, and score a minimum of 60% in pre-admission oral interview.

To See the other available Postgraduate Courses please visit the university website.

Info About UNIPORT

UNIPORT was established in 1975 as University College, Port Harcourt, and was given university status in 977. The University of Port Harcourt was ranked the sixth in Africa and the first in Nigeria by Times Higher Education (THE) in 2015.

For more info, visit www.uniport.edu.ng