Applications are invited from interested and
suitably qualified candidates for admission
into the Postgraduate Certificate Programme
in Nuclear Security Science (NSS) of the
Centre for Nuclear Energy Studies (CNES),
University of Port Harcourt for
the 2017/2018 academic session.
The Programme is aimed at imparting in the
students, internationally recommended
foundation level theoretical and practical
knowledge of nuclear security science.
This will in turn help stimulate student’s ability
to deal with current and future nuclear
security challenges in Nigeria and the sub-
region. The Programme leads to the award of
Postgraduate Certificate in Nuclear Security
Candidates must possess a bachelor’s
degree with minimum of Third Class Honours
(or HND Equivalent) in Engineering, Sciences
or Medical Sciences from a recognized
University (or Polytechnic). Candidates with
significant working experience in a related
field may be considered for admission.
Qualified foreign students are eligible for
admission. The course would be offered in
Intending candidates are also advised to
undertake free pre-admission online
modules of the Texas A&M University
(TAMU) in: (i). Basic nuclear and atomic
physics, (ii). Nuclear fuel cycle and (iii).
Basic radiation detection. These modules are
accessible through the link: nsspi.tamu.edu/nssep/courses/. A good
score in each of the modules will be an
added advantage .
DURATION OF PROGRAMME AND SCHEDULE
The Programme is modular and shall last for
16 weeks. It comprises 10 taught courses,
industrial visits and an individual Term
Paper. Each course shall be for a duration of
40 hours of lectures and 3 hours of
examination. The Programme is scheduled to
start on July 7, 2018.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Application Forms are obtainable from the
Director’s Office, Centre for Nuclear Energy
Studies, University Park, University of Port
Harcourt, on presentation of evidence of
payment of a non-refundable fee
of N15,000.00 (Fifteen Thousand naira only)
into CNES ECOBank A/C No. 0522003580.
SUBMISSION OF COMPLETED FORMS
Completed Application Forms affixed with 2
passport-sized photographs of the applicant
and the original copy of Receipt of Payment
for the Application Form should be returned
Centre for Nuclear Energy Studies (CNES)
University Park (Behind ETF Building)
University of Port Harcourt
The sale of Forms will close on Monday,
7 th May, 2018.
Mrs. Dorcas D. Otto