Emerald Energy Institute Admission into programmes for 2015/2016 Session

Emerald Energy Institute For Petroleum,Energy Economics, Policy and Strategic Studies


1. M.Sc Petroleum Economics,
Management and Policy Programme

2. M.Sc Energy Economics, Management
and Policy Programme

3. Ph.D. Petroleum Economics (Option in
Petroleum Engineering
for 2015/2016 Session

Emerald Energy Institute for Petroleum and
Energy Economics, Policy and Strategic
Studies, University of Port Harcourt, is an
international collaborative Institute for
graduate education in petroleum, energy
economics, management & policy. Its vision
is to educate, equip and engage
professionals and corporate decision
makers in the petroleum and energy

The Institute is inviting applications for its
M.Sc Programme in Petroleum Economics,
Management and Policy or M.Sc in Energy
Economics, Management and Policy for the
2015/2016 session. It is also accepting
applications for modular and flexible Ph.D.
in Petroleum Economics in collaboration
with Petroleum Engineering Department
and African Centre of Excellence for
Petroleum Research and Training,
sponsored by World Bank.

Methods of Instruction and Objectives:
The curriculum is delivered in modules by
University faculty and industry experts from
Nigeria and abroad. On completion of this
programme, the graduates would amongst
others, have acquired skills that are relevant
for careers in petroleum and energy
industries; in government ministries,
departments and parastatals that are
responsible for managing petroleum and
energy resources; and in banking/financial
institutions, and energy and petroleum
policy consulting units, and the academia

Admission Requirements: Candidates must possess a minimum of Second Class (Upper Division) of a Bachelor of Science Degree in Social Sciences, Management Sciences, Engineering or Physical Sciences. Sponsored company staff and candidates with at least five (5) years experience in the petroleum and energy industries and a Second Class (Lower Division) Degree with a minimum CGPA of at least 3.00 (on a 5.00 scale) may also be considered. Lawyers with sufficient
years of experience in the oil, gas, and
power industry will be considered as well.

Programme Duration: The duration of the programme is6 quarters of full-time intensive study and 8 quarters of part-time intensive study for the M.Sc Degree
Programme. The Ph.D program is hybrid
and flexible. It would require a minimum of
12 quarters of intensive course work
subsequent to MS degree from reputable
institutions with a minimum CGPA of 4.0. A
waiver may be granted for a candidate with
CGPA of at least 3.5 for engineering
graduate applicants with at least five years
of working experience in the oil and gas

Award of Degree: Successful candidates at the end of the programme shall receive either the M.Sc degree in Petroleum Economics, Management and Policy or M.Sc
degree in Energy Economics, Management
and Policy of the University of Port
Harcourt. Ph.D Candidates shall be deemed
successful in accordance to the University
Senate stipulated requirements for the
award of a Ph.D degree in Petroleum

Application Fee:A non-refundable Application Fee of N20,000 (Twenty Thousand Naira) in certified bank draft made payable to the Emerald Energy
Institute, UNIPORT. The completed
Application Forms should be submitted with
the bank draft at the Emerald Energy
Institute office or be sent by courier service
with a pre-paid FedEx self-addressed
envelope for acknowledgement. Application
Form can be obtained from the Emerald
Energy Institute, or be downloaded from
the Website: http://www.ipsng.org or www.emerald.uniport.edu.ng.

Important Dates to Remember: (Any changes will be communicated by e-mail)· Completed Application Forms must be returned to the Director, Emerald Energy Institute for Petroleum, Energy Economics, Policy and Strategic Studies, University of Port Harcourt, on or before Wednesday, 30th September, 2015·

Aptitude Test will hold on Friday 9th
October, 2015

Oral interview holds on Thursday 22nd
October, 2015.

Sponsorship: Candidates are expected to seek sponsorship from employers, corporate bodies, PTDF and other
sponsoring agencies.

For enquiries, Please call 08037765465,
08053408706 or email ledor.baridoo@
uniport.edu.ngor emeraldenergy@


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