Application for Admission into Certificate Programmes in the Faculty of Humanities

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the following One (1) Year Certificate Programmes in the Faculty of Humanities for the 2011/2012 Session:  
1.    Certificate in Fine Arts and Design
2.    French Preparatory Programme
3.    Certificate in Communication Studies
4.    Certificate in Religious & Cultural Studies
5.    Certificate in Theatre Arts
6.    Certificate in Music

The programmes are open to applicants who have any of the following minimum qualifications:
Certificate in Fine Arts and Design     
A minimum of three (3) credits and a pass in English Language in SSCE or GCE O’level, City and Guilds Certificate, or Certificate in Art and Craft, Vocational and Technical subjects such as Woodwork, Painting and Decoration, Decoration, Metal Construction, Bricklaying, Technical Drawing.
French Preparatory:
A minimum of four (4) credit passes at SSCE, GCE, or the equivalent, including English language in not more than two (2) sittings.
Certificate in Communication Studies:
A minimum of four (4) credits in not more than two (2) sittings, including English Language.
Certificate in Religious and Cultural Studies
Candidates must possess a minimum of three (3) credits in not more than two sittings, with at least, a pass in English language.
Certificate in Theatre Arts
Any of the following:
(a)    Three (3) O/L credit passes including English Language in West African School Certificate or G.C.E., in not more than two sittings.
(b)    A Secondary, or Commercial School background, with proficiency in English Language and experience in Theatre Practice.

Certificate in Music
A minimum of Five (5) credits including English Language in not more than two sittings in S.S.C.E, G.C.E or their equivalent.

All successful candidates at the end of the Certificate Programme hoping to transit to the 4-Year Degree Programme must possess 5 relevant credits, including English Language.

In addition to the subject requirements, all candidates must write the 2011/2012 UTME and have the national minimum score.  

Application Forms can be obtained ONLINE on payment of a non-refundable fee of N6,650.00 (Six Thousand six hundred and fifty naira only) made payable to the University of Port Harcourt in any of the underlisted banks within campus:

  • U & C Micro Finance Bank Ltd
  • UBA Plc
  • Sterling Bank Plc
  • Fidelity Bank Plc
  • First Bank Plc
  • Finbank Plc
  • Ecobank Plc

. Applicants should log on to, click on "Application" and follow the procedure.

CLOSING DATE:                 
The sale of Application Forms will close on Saturday,  31st March, 2012

A University Aptitude Test will take place on Thursday, 5th April, 2012 by 8am.    


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