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Emerald Energy Institute For Petroleum and Energy Economics, Policy and Strategic Studies
Admission for 2013/ 2014 Session into:

*.M.Sc in Petroleum Economics, Policy and Strategy
*.M.Sc in Energy Management and Policy

About Emerald Energy Institute

Emerald Energy Institute for Petroleum and Energy Economics, Policy and Strategic Studies, University of Port Harcourt, is an international collaborative institute for graduate studies, established by the Senate of the University in partnership with Emerald Energy Resources Limited. The Institute is designed as a Centre of excellence, producing high level human resources to manage petroleum and energy assets, conduct applied research, develop and evaluate policies, and provide strategic perspectives on international energygeo-politics.

The Institute is now inviting applications into either its M.Sc programme in Petroleum Economics, Policy and Strategy or M.Sc in Energy Management and Policy.

PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES: Generally, the main objective of the MSc programme is to train individuals to be professionally and intellectually equipped for the management of the Petroleum and Energy industries.

The programme provides a balance of economics, energy management, policy and strategy issues in the upstream, midstream and downstream sectors of the oil and gas industry as well as the renewable energy and power industries. It also equips graduates for careers as corporate managers, analysts, policy specialists, advisors and resource persons to the private and public sectors.

The programmes emphasize innovation and a problem-solving approach. The curricula are deliveredin modules by top class university faculty and industry experts from Nigeria and abroad.

On completion of the programme, the graduates, should amongst others, have acquired skills that are relevant for careers in the Nigerian and global petroleum and energy industries;

be able to work in multinational project teams;

possess skills and values for corporate leadership;

evaluate and plan for the management of petroleum and energy assets in a sustainable manner, and make investment decisions taking cognizance of the risks in the business and political environment.


Candidatesmust possess a minimum of Second Class (Upper Division) Bachelor degree in Social Sciences, Management Sciences, Engineering and Science.

Sponsored company staff and candidates from other disciplines with five (5) years’ experience in the petroleum and energy industries who possess a Second Class (Lower Division) Bachelor degree with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 (on a 5.00 scale) may also be considered.

PROGRAMME DURATION: The duration of the programme is 12 calendar months of full-time study and
24 months of part-time study.

Industry workers can also audit modules of their choice for their professional advancement as well asearn credit if desired.

AWARDS OF DEGREE: Successful students at the end of the programme shall receive either the M.Sc degree in Petroleum Economics, Policy and strategy or M.Sc degree in Energy Management and Policy of the University of Port Harcourt.

Candidates will also be presented forNational and International Professional Certification programmes to enhance their skills.

APPLICATION FEE: A non-refundable application fee of 20,000 Naira in certified bank draft made payable tothe Emerald Energy Institute, UNIPORT

The application form can be obtained from Emerald Energy Institute, University of Port Harcourt, or be downloaded from website: http://www.ipsng.org.The completed form should be submittedwith the bank draft at the Emerald Institute office or be sent by courier service with a pre-paid Fedex self-addressed envelope for acknowledgement.

Important Dates to Remember (Any change will be communicated by e-mail)

• Completed Application Forms must be returned to the Director, Emerald Energy Institute for Petroleum and Energy Economics, Policy and Strategic Studies, University of Port Harcourt, on or before Friday, May 24,2013

• Aptitude Test holds on Friday 14th June, 2013

• Oral interview holds in July, 2013 .

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

Information for application may be obtained by accessing http://www.ipsng.org.It may also beobtained by contacting the Emerald Energy Institute, UNIPORT, on phone number 08037765465, 08073992028 or email at ledor.baridoo@uniport.edu.ng or ikpa.uduma@ipsng.org .
Nnodim Matilda (Mrs) REGISTRAR

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