UNIPORT Begins Admission Into the M. Sc. Petroleum Engineering And Project Development Programme For 2015/2016 Academic Session
The Institute of Petroleum Studies was established in 2003 as a bold effort to remedy the skills gap between the theory of the classroom and the practical needs of the oil and gas industry in Nigeria. It is a collaborative graduate school between the Ecole du Petrole et des Moteurs (IFP School), Paris, France, and the University of Port Harcourt.
The institute offers a conducive learning environment, full Internet access and virtual library, hands-on training using one computer per student. Students use industry software, case studies and undertake numerous field visits. Students are encouraged to live and work together, thus encouraging the development of team spirit.
The aim of this professional Master’s Degree Programme is to provide graduates in engineering with broad based training required for onshore and offshore oil and gas field development. The students will be taught jointly by lecturers from the University of Port Harcourt (Uniport), Nigeria, IFP School, France as well as experts from the petroleum industry within and outside Nigeria.
The M.Sc. Petroleum Engineering and Project Development Programme is an International Collaborative Graduate Programme between IFP School France and the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria and it is sponsored by NNPC and TOTAL E & P Nigeria Limited Joint Venture. The Programme is run under the Institute of Petroleum Studies.
On completion of this Programme, the graduates will among other skills, be able to:
Evaluate and manage oil and gas fields
Design and supervise the drilling of exploration and development wells and carry out drilling optimization programmes
Design, supervise and evaluate well completion, work over and well simulation programmes
Design and operate onshore and offshore oil and gas production facilities
Carry out production optimization and well performance enhancement programmes
Participate effectively in multidisciplinary oil & gas field review and field development teams
The duration of the programme shall be 12 calendar months of intensive full time study.
Award of Degree
Successful students at the end of the programme shall receive a Masters’ Degree jointly awarded by IFP School, France and the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
Students will be presented with Associate Environment Practitioners (AEP) Certification (NREP, USA).
Candidates must possess a minimum of Bachelor’s Degree, Second Class Honours (Upper Division) in any branch of Engineering and should have completed their NYSC by October 2015.
Consideration may be given to sponsored Company Staff with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience with Second Class Honours Lower Division, but with CGPA greater than 3.0 on a scale of 5.0
A non- refundable application fee of Twenty Thousand naira (N20, 000) will be required after the application is submitted through an online payment procedure.(will be displayed on submission of application)
Application Closing Date
Friday, 29th May, 2015
Wednesday, 24th June, 2015
How to Apply
Application is strictly online at www.ipsng.org/apply
Important dates to remember: (Any change will be communicated by e-mail)
Oral Interview holds in July
Academic activities for session will start in November, 2015
Names of short-listed candidates will be displayed on the IPS Website
Please call: +234 8078391510 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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