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2020/2021 Admission into Graduate Programmes

Advert for Post Graduate Diploma in Community Health

2020/2021 Admission into Postgraduate programmes in Community Health

The University of Port Harcourt School of Public Health is the pioneer School of Public Health in Nigeria. Lecturers of the School have diverse academic and field experiences in the public and private sectors, and are drawn from within and outside the University of Port Harcourt.
The School invites application from suitably qualified Community Health Practitioners for admission in the 2020/2021 academic session in the following programmes:
  • Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) programme 
The programmes are approved by the Community Health Practitioners’ Registration Board of Nigeria, and are open to only registered Community Health Practitioners, with valid practising license.
Each of the programmes run for one academic session, and are designed to bridge the knowledge gap, prepare the student for higher degrees, and impact competences that guarantee career success in community health practice.
The curricula are flexible and modular, and lectures are delivered online and on-site, with the latest teaching methods, by renown lecturers drawn from within and outside the University of Port Harcourt, several of whom are board certified Community Health practitioners with requisite qualification and practical experience.
Admission Requirements
  • Candidates for the Postgraduate Diploma in Community Health must possess the Higher Diploma in Community Health (Community Health Officers’ Diploma) with at least a Credit pass , at least five (5) credit level passes in SSCE (WASCE, NECO or GCE O/L) at not more than two sittings, which must include: English Language, Mathematics, and Biology/ Health Science
Method of Application:
Interested candidates should:
  1. Visit the website of the school: https://admissions.uphsph.edu.ng to create an account and verify your email address

  2. Pay the non-refundable application fee of Thirty Thousand (30, 000) This can be done either at the banking hall or through bank transfer. It can also be paid for online at the website (www.uphsph.edu.ng). (This process should be initiated from the website and payment method chosen before payment is made.) Evidence of payment made via bank transfer/Internet transfer/bank deposit should be sent to payments@uphsph.edu.ng )

  3. Fill the Application Form online

  4. Ensure your referees fill your reference form via the link sent to their email

  5. Upload the required documents on the website (https://admissions.uphsph.edu.ng)

  6. Transcript should be sent to the school through the transcript label sent to your email or electronic copy sent to our mail (transcript@uphsph.edu.ng)

  7. The hard copy Completed copy of the Application Form and the accompanying documents should be submitted on or before Friday, 2nd April, 2021
Applicants would be invited for oral and/or aptitude tests before admission is finalised

For further enquiry

Visit: University of Port Harcourt School of Public Health, Anatomy Building, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, Abuja Park, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt

Call/SMS:Technical/Admissions Application Support: 07067281841, 

Programme Support:  07039118320, +2348104178141; +2348028921643

Email: sph@uniport.edu.ng, admissions@uphsph.edu.ng

Website: http://www.uphsph.edu.ng

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