UNIPORT PGD & MSc in Counselling Psychology Admission 2023


UNIPORT PGD & MSc in Counselling Psychology Admission 2023

Are you a dedicated individual aiming to delve into the complexities of the human mind? University of Port Harcourt has just the opportunity for you: admissions for PGD and M.Sc. degree programmes in Counselling Psychology for the 2023/2024 academic year are now open.

The Counselling and Human Development Centre (CHDEC) at the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) was inaugurated on 30th November 2021. This establishment serves to align the university with its peers, conforming to the guidelines for counselling centres as dictated by the National Universities Commission (NUC). The Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) and Master of Science (M.Sc.) programmes in Counselling Psychology have received the seal of approval from the Senate of the university.
๐ŸŽ“ Institution University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT)
๐Ÿ“… Academic Year 2023/2024
๐Ÿง  Programmes PGD and M.Sc. in Counselling Psychology
๐ŸŽฏ Objectives Skills and professional expertise in specialized counselling fields
๐Ÿ“œ Eligibility Bachelor’s or HND in Social Science, Education and related fields
⏳ Duration 12-24 months for Full Time; 18-36 months for Part Time
๐Ÿ“ Application Non-refundable fee of Twenty-five Thousand Naira
๐Ÿ—“ Deadline 30th November, 2023

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Objectives: Building a Dynamic Counselling Career

The CHDEC aspires to be more than just an academic institution; it is a centre for career and mental health development. The facility is designed to assist graduate students in navigating various opportunities and acquiring critical skills for impactful contributions in their chosen specialisations. Contrary to providing just a general knowledge base, the centre’s main focus is to endow students with pragmatic skills and professional expertise that keep them relevant in the ever-evolving field of counselling.
Available Courses: Specialisations in Counselling Psychology
Array of PGD and MSc Degree Programmes

Applicants may enrol for either the Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) or the Master of Science (M.Sc.) programmes in Counselling Psychology. The latter offers specialisations in the following sectors:School Counselling
Marital, Couple, and Family Counselling
Child and Adolescent Counselling
Addiction and Rehabilitation Counselling
Clinical and Mental Health Counselling
Gerontological and Grief Counselling
Social Work and Rehabilitation Counselling
Admission Criteria: Who is Eligible?
PGD Admission Requirements

Candidates holding a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with a minimum of a Third Class Honours, or possessing an Upper Credit in a Higher National Diploma (HND) from a recognized polytechnic in Social Science, Education, or any related field, are eligible for the Post Graduate Diploma (PGD).
MSc Admission Requirements

Prospective students for the Master’s programme must possess either a B.Sc. or B.Ed degree in Social Sciences, Education, or related disciplines with at least a Second Class Lower division. Alternatively, a Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Social Work, Management, Social Sciences, or Education (PGDE) from a recognised university will suffice.
Programme Structure: Flexibility and Duration
Cutting-Edge Hybrid Learning

The curriculum is devised to offer a blend of onsite modules and real-time video conferencing, presenting students with optimal flexibility regarding their study schedules.
Programme Duration

Full-time students are expected to complete the course within 12 to 24 calendar months. For those opting for part-time, the course extends from a minimum of 18 to a maximum of 36 calendar months, inclusive of all modules and individual research projects.
Application Procedure: How to Apply
Obtain Your Application Forms

Application forms are available at the CHDEC office, situated on the ground floor of the Central Instrument Laboratory Building near the Procurement Office and adjacent to the Uniport Bottling Company, Abuja Campus. A non-refundable application fee of Twenty-five Thousand Naira is required, payable to the CHDEC account (1100256678) at U & C Microfinance Bank Ltd, University of Port Harcourt.
Closing Date

The final date for submission of fully completed application forms is 30th November 2023.

Further Inquiries

For additional information or clarification, interested parties may contact the numbers: 07038904233, 08061348015, 08121931147 or via e-mail at [email protected].

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