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RSUST Postgraduate Admission Form For 2023 Session

Are you ready to take your academic journey to the next level? The Rivers State University, Nkpolu-Oroworukwo, Port Harcourt, has officially announced the commencement of the Postgraduate admission process for the 2022/2023 academic session. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll walk you through the admission requirements, available programs, and the application process to ensure you’re well-prepared for this exciting opportunity.

Admission Requirements:

A. Postgraduate Diploma

  1. Holders of at least a Third Class Degree or a Second Class (Lower Division) degree in a related discipline.
  2. HND holders with at least lower credit classification in a related discipline.
  3. For the Faculty of Engineering, a minimum of a Third Class or Pass degree in a related discipline is required.
  4. Specific requirements for PGD in Electrical Engineering are outlined for candidates with degrees in Electrical or computer Engineering, Physics with Electronics, or Computer Science.

B. Master’s Degree Programs

  1. Full-time/Part-time Master’s degree applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree with at least Second Class Lower Division in the relevant discipline.
  2. Candidates with PGD, PGDE, PGDTE in the relevant discipline or an equivalent Diploma may apply for Master’s Programs.
  3. MSc in Surveying and Geomatics applicants must hold a B.Sc/B.Tech in Surveying and Geomatics with at least 2nd Class Lower Division.
  4. M.Ed. degree program candidates in the Faculty of Technical and Science Education/Institute of Education should have a Bachelor’s degree not lower than Second Class Lower Division.

C. Doctor of Philosophy Programs

  1. Candidates for a PhD program must possess a Master’s degree with a CGPA of 3.50 or above.
  2. Specific requirements for PhD in Surveying and Geomatics are outlined for candidates with an M.Sc in Surveying and Geomatics.
  3. Candidates may be required to undergo a qualifying interview.

Application Duration:

The duration of the various programs varies, ranging from two to eight semesters for full-time and part-time options.

How to Apply:

To apply for admission, visit www.ust.edu.ng and make an e-payment of thirty thousand naira (N30,000.00) using interswitch verve-enabled cards. Complete the application forms online, download them, and submit hard copies along with required documents to the Secretary, Postgraduate School.

Required Documents:

  • Photocopies of Certificates
  • Certified academic transcripts
  • Letter of reference from three referees
  • Brief research proposals for PhD applicants

Closing Date:

The deadline for submission of applications online and at the Postgraduate School is 31st January 2023.


Embark on your academic journey with the Rivers State University’s Postgraduate programs for the 2022/2023 academic session. Follow our step-by-step guide to ensure a smooth application process. Don’t miss this opportunity to advance your education and career. Apply now!

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