The Centre for Gas, Refining and Petrochemicals (CGRP) is one of the Centres of Excellence in the Institute of Petroleum Studies (IPS), University of Port Harcourt. The Centre runs a Professional M.Sc. Programme in Gas, Refining and Petrochemical Processing. Our Post-Graduate programme is industry-driven and the curriculum is drawn to impart entrepreneurial skills in our graduates.

Twenty percent (20%) of the lectures are taught by industry professionals with cognate experience and qualifications; sixty percent (60%) by University of Port Harcourt, and twenty percent (20%) by collaborating university Professors nationwide in the relevant specializations.

AIM/OBJECTIVE

The aim of this Professional Gas, Refining and Petrochemicals Master’s Degree Programme is to provide graduates with broad-based training required for sound refining and processing of crude oil and natural gas.

The programme will produce competent and industry-ready Gas, Refining and Petrochemical Processing graduates that will be fully prepared to work in the oil and gas industry at local and international levels. The students will be taught jointly by Lecturers from Nigerian Universities, Professors from oversea countries, as well as experts from the petroleum industry within and outside Nigeria.

The programme will be executed under five modules, namely: General, Refining, Gas & Petrochemicals, Modeling & Design, and Project Modules which is culminated by an M.Sc. dissertation.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Candidates must possess Bachelor’s degree in Chemical/Petrochemical, Gas Engineering, or related courses with a minimum of Second Class Honours (Upper Division). Industry/Company workers with 5 years cognate experience who possess Second Class Honours (Lower Division) with Cumulative Grade Point Average, CGPA of 3.0 or above will also be considered.




PROGRAMME DURATION
The duration of the programme shall be 12 calendar months of intensive full time study. Industry/Company workers can equally attend modular/sandwich programmes and accumulate credits.

AWARD OF DEGREE
Successful students at the end of the programme shall receive an M.Sc. in Gas, Refining and Petrochemicals of the University of Port Harcourt.

APPLICATION FEE
A non- refundable Application Fee of twenty thousand naira (N20, 000) in certified bank draft made payable to the Centre for Gas, Refining & Petrochemicals, University of Port Harcourt, Payment can also be made online via www.cgrpevents.org/payments. Application Form can be obtained on-line from www.cgrpng.org.

The Form should be completed and submitted online. A hard copy of the completed Form along with the Bank Draft should also be submitted in person or via courier to: The Director, Centre for Gas, Refining & Petrochemicals, Institute of Petroleum Studies, University of Port Harcourt, on or before Monday, 15th August, 2016.

Important dates to remember: (Any change will be communicated by e-mail)
• Completed Application Forms must be returned on or before Monday, 15th August, 2016.
• Oral Interview holds on 20th September, 2016 for short-listed candidates
• Names of short-listed candidates will be displayed on the CGRP Website www.cgrpng.org.
• Academic activities will commence in November, 2016.

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