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Our Programmes

IIPELP MASTER OF SCIENCE (MSC) PROGRAMME
The M.Sc. Programme is an interdisciplinary and a collaborative postgraduate programme between University of Port Harcourt’s Emerald Energy Institute (EEI UNIPORT) and International Institute for Petroleum, Energy Law & Policy (IIPELP). The programme, which is resident at IIPELP, Abuja, is approved by the National Universities Commission (NUC).
The International Institute for Petroleum, Energy Law and Policy (IIPELP) was established in 2007 to proffer solutions to the current gaps that exist in knowledge, institutional development, governance, legal and regulatory framework for the Energy Industry in Nigeria and Africa.

The aim of the programme is to equip, empower and engage energy professionals through academic excellence, research & policy analysis, and professional & staff development in petroleum, energy economics, management & policy. IIPELP offers a conducive learning environment, enabled with full internet access, virtual library with full hands-on training for its programme.

PROGRAMME DURATION

Option A: The Professional Master’s programme takes twelve (12) calendar months of intensive, flexible and modular study plus project report.

Option B: The M.Sc. programme takes 6 quarters of full-time intensive study or 8 quarters of modular intensive study plus a defended and passed dissertation.

 

IIPELP POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA (PGD) PROGRAMME

The duration of the PGD programme shall be 12 months of full time, modular, intensive study. Industry/company workers can equally attend modular/sandwich programme. This programme has the option leading into a master’s programme upon successful completion by interested students.

 METHOD OF INSTRUCTION AND OBJECTIVE

The curriculum is flexible and intensive. It is delivered in modules by University Faculty and industry experts from Nigeria and abroad. On completion of this programme, the graduates would amongst others, have acquired skills that are relevant for careers in petroleum and energy industries; in government ministries, departments and parastatals that are responsible for managing petroleum and energy resources; banking/financial institutions, energy and petroleum policy consulting units, and the academia.

AWARD OF DEGREE ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

Students who successfully complete this programme shall be awarded a M.Sc. Degree by the Senate of the University of Port Harcourt and a Professional Membership Certificate from IIPELP.

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