Course(s) Offered: Petroleum Engr, Project Devpt
Course Level: Graduate (masters)
Provider: UNIPORT, IFP
Country to Study in: Nigeria, France
The Institute of Petroleum Studies at UNIPORT, Nigeria and The IFP School, France invite applications for Masters in Petroleum Engineering and Project Development Programme for 2016/2017 from suitably qualified candidates.
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. 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.
Admission is now open to suitably qualified candidates from the Sub-Sahara region of Africa.
Candidates must possess a minimum of Bachelor’s Degree, Second Class Honours (Upper Division) in any branch of Engineering.
Consideration may be given to sponsored Company Staff with a minimum of 5 years relevant Upstream Petroleum experience with Second Class Honours Lower Division, but with CGPA greater than 3.0 on a scale of 5.0
The Institute of Petroleum Studies, University of Port Harcourt (UniPort), Nigeria
Ecole du Petrole et des Moteurs (IFP School), Paris, France
Field of Study
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 is sponsored by NNPC and TOTAL E & P Nigeria Limited Joint Venture.
The programme shall have a duration of twelve (12) calendar months of intensive full time study. The Programme has no provision for break into sections/segment.
The Programme is run in the Institute of Petroleum Studies. The Institute offers 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 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. IPS graduates have more than 90% chance of getting employed in the oil and gas industry on graduation.
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 may be exposed to programmes presented with Associate Environment Practitioners (AEP) Certification (NREP, USA).
Method of Application
Application is strictly online at www.ipsng.org/apply (see active link below). A non-refundable fee of Twenty Thousand Naira (N20, 000) will be required to be paid on line to start the application procedure.
Completed hard copy Application Forms must be returned to:
The Director, Institute of Petroleum Studies,
University of Port Harcourt,
East West Road, PMB 2, UniPort Post Office, Choba,
Port Harcourt, Rivers State,
Nigeria, West Africa
Completed hard copy Application Forms must be received, as indicated above, on or before Friday 15th April 2016
IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER ARE BELOW
(Any change will be communicated by e-mail)
- Aptitude Test – Wednesday 27th April 2016
- Oral Interview – Date to be determined in May 2016
- Academic activities for the session will start in November 2016
Names of short-listed candidates will be displayed on the IPS Website www.ipsng.org, they shall look for sponsorship as soon as they are admitted.
For enquires please call +234 8078391510 or email the Admissions Officer: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
In 2014, the programme graduated its first set of foreign students – 3 Ugandans from the M.Sc. in Petroleum Engineering and Project Development Programme. In 2015, it graduated 3 Ivoriens.
Application Deadline: 15 April 2016
Open to International Students: No
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