Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Full-Time and Part-Time Postgraduate Programmes, Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, Delta State, for 2019/2020 academic session.



I.    Department of Chemistry
a). Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Chemistry
b). Master of Science (M.Sc.) Analytical Chemistry
c). Master of Science (M.Sc.) Environmental Chemistry
d). Master of Science (M.Sc.) Industrial Chemistry
e). Master of Science (M.Sc.) Petroleum Chemistry
f). Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Analytical Chemistry
g). Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Environmental Chemistry/Pollution Control
h). Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Inorganic Chemistry
i). Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Physical Chemistry
j). Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Organic/Natural Product Chemistry

II.    Department of Earth Sciences
a). Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Geology
b). Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Geophysics
c). Master of Science (M.Sc.) Petroleum Geoscience
d). Master of Science (M.Sc.) Environmental Geoscience
e). Master of Science (M.Sc.) Petroleum Geophysics
f). Master of Science (M.Sc.) Exploration Geophysics
g). Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Geology
h). Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Geophysics

III.    Department of Environmental Management and Toxicology
a). Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Waste Management
b). Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Environmental Toxicology and Public Health
c). Master of Science (M.Sc.) Environmental Pollution and Control (EPC)
d). Master of Science (M.Sc.) Geo-Informatics
e). Master of Science (M.Sc.) Health, Environment, Safety and Security
f). Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Environmental Quality and Management (EQM)
g). Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Environmental Toxicology
h). Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Geo-Informatics
i). Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Health, Environment, Safety and Security
j). Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Petroleum and Environmental Microbiology
K). Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Environmental Pollution and Control (EPC)

IV.    Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
a). Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Computer Science
b). Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Mathematics
c). Master of Science (M.Sc.) Computer Science
d). Master of Science (M.Sc.) Mathematics
e). Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Mathematics

V.    Department of Physics
a). Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Radiation Physics
b). Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Theoretical/Mathematical Physics
c). Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Physics with Electronics
d). Master of Science (M.Sc.) Applied Geophysics
e). Master of Science (M.Sc.) Environmental and Radiation Physics
f). Master of Science (M.Sc.) Theoretical Physics
g). Master of Science (M.Sc.) Physics with Electronics
h). Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Applied Geophysics
i). Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Environmental and Radiation Physics
j). Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Theoretical Physics
K). Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Physics with Electronics


I.    Department of Chemical Engineering
(a)    Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Chemical Engineering
(b)    Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) Chemical Engineering
(c)    Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Chemical Engineering

II.   Department of Electrical/Electronics Engineering
a). Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Electrical and Electronics Engineering
b). Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) Instrumentation and Control
c). Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) Electronics and Telecommunications
d). Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) Power and Machine
e). Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Instrumentation and Control
f). Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Electronics and Telecommunications
g). Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Power and Machine

III.  Department of Marine Engineering
a). Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Marine Engineering
b). Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) Offshore Engineering
c). Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) Ship Power Engineering

IV.   Department of Mechanical Engineering
a). Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Mechanical Engineering
b). Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) Thermofluid and Energy
c). Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) Industrial and Production Engineering
d). Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) Materials and Metallurgical Engineering
e). Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Thermofluid and Energy
f). Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Industrial and Production Engineering
g). Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Materials and Metallurigical Engineering

V.     Department of Petroleum Engineering
a). Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Petroleum Engineering
b). Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) Petroleum Engineering (Reservoir Engineering)
c). Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) Petroleum Engineering (Production Engineering)
d). Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) Petroleum Engineering (Gas Engineering)
e). Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) Petroleum Engineering (Drilling Engineering)


Purchase of application form shall be online only. Candidates can pay and complete the application forms online by visiting the University website – www.fupre.edu.ng, click on PG Online Application link, then follow the instructions.

Supporting Documents
Applicants should forward the following relevant documents in support of their applications in an envelope, (A4 Size) indicating at the back, the enclosed documents, Form Number and Name.
i.    Photocopy of University Degree Certificate(s)
ii.    Photocopy of NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificate
iii.    Photocopy of O’ Level result(s)

Transcripts and Referee’ Reports
1.    Candidates should request their former University/Institution to forward their academic transcript to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, Federal University of Petroleum Resources, P.M.B 1221, Effurun, Delta State. Applications of candidates whose transcripts are not forwarded to the School shall not be processed.
2.    Also, candidates should request their referees to fill the referee’s report and submit online.


a)    Application processing fee for all programmes costs N15,000.00 (Fifteen thousand Naira only)
b)    The progress of completed application forms can be monitored online and notification will be sent to applicants once decisions are made on the applications.
c)    Applicants will be notified of the status of their applications by e-mail.
d)    For additional information, visit the School of Postgraduate Studies Website at www.pg.fupre.edu.ng
e)    Applications without transcript will not be considered.


Duly completed Application Forms must be submitted online on or before 31st January, 2020.
– Any applicant whose original transcript does not reach the School of Postgraduate Studies before the admission exercise begins “will not be admitted”.
– Successful candidates will receive their letters of admission through the e-mail addresses supplied.


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