UNIPORT Admission into the M.Sc. Information and Telecommunication Engineering Programme for 2015/2016 Is On

This is to inform interested applicants that The 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 Opportunitiesas human
resource centre Academic Programmes:

a) Full-Time Programme: It is designed to run for 12 calendar months with intensive training;

b) Weekend- Programme: It is designed to run for 100 weekends (Friday Afternoon; and Saturday, all day).

Please Note: This Weekend programme is specially designed for full-time industry professionals seeking to enhance their knowledge.

Award of Degree: Successful students at the end of the programme shall receive a Masters’ Degree awarded by the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

Professional Certification: Students will be presented with the opportunity to sit for two professional ICT certifications: Alcatel- Lucent NRS1 Telecom Certification & CCNA

Admission Requirements: A minimum of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.50 on a scale of 5.00 in any of the Engineering Fields, Computer Science,
Mathematics/ Statistics, Physics, Physics-
Electronic or any other related field .

Please note: Candidates with a CGPA of at least 3.00 on a scale of 5.00 with at least two
years of relevant experience would also be
considered.

Application Forms: Application Forms are available at the Centre for Information & Telecommunication Engineering [CITE], 2nd Floor, School of Basic Studies Building, University of Port Harcourt . Online

Application Forms from :
www.uniport.edu.ng;

Application Fee: A non-refundable application fee of fifteen thousand naira (=N=15,000) in certified bank draft made payable to the Centre for Information & Telecommunication Engineering [CITE]

Important dates to remember: (Any change will be communicated by e-mail)

*Completed Application Forms must be
returned to The Director, CITE on or before
Friday, August16,2015

*Aptitude Test and Oral Interview to be held
at 10 am, Wednesday, August 28, 2015.

*2015/2016 session begins on November
18, 2015.


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