UNIPORT Begins Admission Into The M.Sc. Information And Telecommunication Engineering Programme for 2015/2016 Session

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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. *For enquiries, please call +234(0)8037088490, 08175636034, 08134967535. email: cite@uniport.edu.ng

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