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Special Requirements

Some departments have specific requirements for admission. Candidates are therefore advised to consult the provided requirements below, please click on your choice of programme for more details or contact the departments of your choice for further information.

Master of Science (M. Sc.) Accounting (Full-Time)

Entry Requirements:

  • Eligible for the M.Sc. Accounting programme are holders of a good Bachelor's honours degree (B.Sc.) in Accounting from this or any other approved University with a minimum of 2nd Class Lower division.

  • Holders of the University of Lagos PGD in Accounting (with a GPA not below 3.00) or approved equivalent may also apply.
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Actuarial Science (Full-Time) and (Part-Time)

    Entry Requirements:

    M.Sc. Actuarial Science Admission Requirements

    Candidates for admission into M.Sc. Actuarial Science shall have the following:
    i. Bachelor's honours degree in Actuarial Science from a recognized University.

    ii. First degree in Mathematics/Statistics, Mathematics Education, Economics, Finance, Computer Science, Engineering and Physics.

    Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Adult Education (Full-Time)

    This programme has the following areas of specialization:

    (a) Adult Literacy and Non-Formal Education
    (b) Community Development and Social Work Education
    (c) Manpower Training and Development Education
    Entry Requirement:

    (i) Candidates must possess a Bachelor's honours degree in Education of this University or other recognized institution.

    (ii) A Bachelor's honours degree in disciplines other than Education with a Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)

    Master of Science (M. Sc.) in Analytical Chemistry (Full-Time)

    Entry Requirement:

    The course is open to candidates who possess a Bachelor's honours degree in Chemistry of this University or other approved Universities.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Anatomy (Full-Time)

    Entry Requirements:

    An applicant for admission to this programme must be:

    i. An Applicant to the programme of M.Sc. Anatomy shall possess a Bachelor of Science degree in Anatomy with a minimum of a second class lower division, Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, or Bachelor of Dental Surgery.

    ii. Candidates may be required to undergo a selection process

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Applied Entomology and Pest Management

    Admission Requirements:

    (i) Bachelor's honours degree (B.Sc. Hons) in Biological Sciences and life sciences related degrees of the University of Lagos and other Universities approved by Senate.

    (ii) Satisfy all other requirements of the School of Postgraduate Studies.

    (iii) Candidates may be required to satisfy a selection process.

    Master of Architecture (M.Arch)

    Entry Requirement:

    (a) To be eligible for admission into the M.Arch Programme a candidate must:

  • Hold a first professional degree in Architecture from this University or any recognized University (B.Arch., M.Sc., M.E.D. or their equivalents)


  • Satisfy the special admission requirements of the Department of Architecture.


  • Satisfy all other requirements of School of Post-Graduate Studies.


  • (b) Satisfy the special admission Programme such as submission of portfolio of previous design works or attend an interview

    (c) Satisfy all other requirements of the School of Postgraduate Studies.

    Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Arts and Social Science Education (Full-Time)

    In addition to general University requirements the following are prescribed:

    Departmental Requirements
    i. Holders of Bachelor's honours degree (at least Second Class Lower Division) in Education of University of Lagos or any other University approved by Senate.

    ii. Holders of Bachelor's honours degree in various disciplines other than education who possess a Postgraduate Diploma in Education or an N.C.E. may apply.

    iii. Holders of Bachelor's honours degree (at least second class lower) in various disciplines other than education with not less than five years experience in reputable Curriculum Development Agency may apply.

    iv. In addition, candidates may be required to satisfy the Department in a selection process.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Biochemistry (Full-time)

    Entry requirement:

    i. The programme is open to all candidates with Bachelor's honours degree in Biochemistry or related disciplines of the University of Lagos or any other University approved by the Senate.

    ii. Candidates will be required to undergo a selection process, which includes written examination and oral interview.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Biomedical Engineering (Full-Time)

    Entry Requirements:

    (i) Applicants for Masters (M.Sc) in Biomedical Engineering should have a Bachelor's honours degree in Biomedical Engineering and other related engineering discipline of the University of Lagos or any other University recognized by the Senate of the University of Lagos with a minimum of Second class lower.

    (ii) PGD in Biomedical Engineering or Electrical/Electronics Engineering from the University of Lagos or any other University recognized by the senate of the University of Lagos.

    (iii) Candidates are required to satisfy all requirements as stipulated by the School of Postgraduate Studies of the University of Lagos.

    (iv) Candidates will be required to undergo a selection process.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Botany (Full-Time)

    Entry requirement:

    i. The programme is open to candidates with a Bachelor's honours degree in Botany, Biology, Microbiology and Agriculture Biology or any related subjects and equivalent qualification of the University of Lagos of any other approved University.

    ii. A candidate may be additionally required to satisfy a selection process.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Cell Biology and Genetics (Full-Time)

    This has the following areas of specialization:

    a. Master of Science (M. Sc.) in Cell Biology and Genetics (Cell and Molecular Biology) (F/T)
    b. Master of Science (M. Sc.) in Cell Biology and Genetics (Genetics) (F/T)
    c. Master of Science (M. Sc.) in Cell Biology and Genetics (Environmental Biology) (F/T)

    Entry requirement:

    i. A Bachelor's honours degree with honours or the equivalent of this or any approved University in Biology, Biology Education, Botany, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Zoology, and Marine Biology with not lower than a third class.

    ii. A candidate with a degree in Medicine, and other related areas such as Anatomy and Physiology can also apply.

    iii. A PGD degree of the Department of Cell Biology and Genetics with a minimum of 3.00 CGPA can apply, provided such candidates have a honours degree in related Science courses.

    iv. Candidates may be required to satisfy a selection process in the form of written or/and oral interview or examination.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Chemical Engineering (Full-Time)

    Entry Requirement:

    i. The programme shall be open to candidates with at least a minimum of Third Class Bachelor's (Honours) Degree or equivalent in Chemical Engineering of the University of Lagos or any other approved University.

    ii. Candidates are required to satisfy the Department in a qualifying examination and selection processes (written and/or oral) with a clear statement of purpose.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Chemistry (Full-Time)

    Entry Requirements:

    The course is open to candidates who possess a Bachelor's honours degree in Chemistry of this University or other approved Universities.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Civil and Environmental Engineering

    The following options are available:

  • Highway and Traffic Engineering (Full-Time and Part-Time)

  • Structural Engineering (Full-Time)

  • Water Resources and Environmental Engineering (Full-Time)

  • Geotechnics and Foundation Engineering


  • Entry Requirements:

    i. Only candidates who possess Bachelor's honours degrees or equivalent in relevant areas from the University of Lagos or from other approved universities will be considered for admission into all the programmes.

    ii. For admission into the M.Sc. programme, candidate's Bachelor's degree must be in Civil Engineering.

    iii. For admission into the M.Phil. programme, candidate's first degree must be with at least a Second Class (Upper) Honours or a M.Sc. degree with a GPA of 3.50.

    iv. Admission into the Ph.D. programme requires a Master's degree with a GPA of 4.00. M.Phil. candidates who are able to obtain a GPA of 4.00 may transfer to the Ph.D. programme.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Clinical Pathology (Full-Time)

    Entry Requirement:

    i. MBBS degree of any University recognised by the senate

    ii. Candidates may be required to satisfy the department in a selection process

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) Clinical Pharmacy / Master of Science (M.Sc) Biopharmacy (Full-Time)

    Entry Requirements:

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Clinical Pharmacy

    (i) Candidates must be a Pharmacist [B.Pharm., B.Sc. (Pharm.), Pharm. D]

    (ii) Relevant Professional Qualification: FPCPharm.

    (iii) Candidates must have at least 3 years post-graduation experience (i.e. at least one year post NYSC) in any area of pharmacy practice

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Computer Science (Full-Time)

    Entry Requirements:

    i. Candidates must have a Bachelor's honours degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Information Systems, and Software Engineering of the University of Lagos or any other recognized institution; or

    ii. A Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science with minimum CGPA of 3.00 of the University of Lagos.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Construction Management (Full-Time)

    Entry Requirements:

    This programme is open to candidates who have:

    i. A professionally registrable degree in Architecture such as: B. Arch., M. Sc., M.E.D., M. Arch. or at least an Honours Degree in Building, Civil Engineering and Quantity Surveying or its equivalent from University of Lagos or any other University approved by the University of Lagos Senate.

    ii. In addition, all applicants may be required to take qualifying test(s) as a condition for admission.

    iii. All applicants must satisfy other admission requirements of the School of Postgraduate Studies.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Construction Technology (Full-Time)

    Entry Requirement

    This programme is open to candidates who have:

    i. Honours Degree in Building and Civil Engineering from University of Lagos or any other University approved by the University of Lagos Senate.

    ii. In addition, all applicants may be required to take qualifying test(s) as a condition for admission.

    iii. All applicants must satisfy other admission requirements of the School of Postgraduate Studies.

    Master OF Diplomacy and Strategic Studies (MDSS)

    Entry Requirement:

    MODE OF STUDY: FULL-TIME

    ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
    Bachelor's honours degree in any discipline obtained from the University of Lagos or any other recognized University.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Economics (Full-Time and Part-Time)

    Entry Requirements:

    Candidates must possess a Bachelor's honours degree in Economics or related fields such as Agric Economics, Finance and Education Economics from this University or any other recognized institution.

    Master of Education (M.Ed.) Educational Administration - (Full Time / Part-Time)

    Entry Requirement:
    Candidate must possess a Bachelor's honours degree in Education from this University or any other recognized institution

    or

    A Bachelor's honours degree in any other discipline other than Education with a Postgraduate Diploma in Education or Educational Administration and Planning from the University of Lagos or any other recognized institution.

    Master of Education (M. Ed.) Educational Foundations

    The Department of Educational Foundations (with Educational Psychology) offers courses leading to M.Ed., in the following areas:

  • Educational Psychology
  • Guidance & Counselling
  • Measurement and Evaluation
  • Comparative Education
  • Sociology of Education
  • Philosophy of Education

  • All the M.Ed. Programmes run Full-Time and Part-Time

    Requirements for all areas:
    i. Candidates must possess a Bachelor's honours degree in Education from any recognized University.

    ii. Candidates whose first degrees are in other fields of specialisation must possess either Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) or the Postgraduate Diploma in Guidance and Counselling (PGD G&C)

    iii. Perform satisfactorily on a qualifying examination and/or interview.

    iv. Candidates must have completed the NYSC or be exempted from it.

    v. Other regulations of the Postgraduate School shall apply.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Electrical/Electronics Engineering (Full-Time / Part-Time)

    ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

    i. The programme shall be open to candidate with a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Electrical/Electronics or Computer Engineering of the University of Lagos or any other approved University.

    ii. Candidate may be required to satisfy the Department in a selection process after the general written entrance examination.

    As part of the selection process, the candidates may be required to undergo oral interview at the Department after the general written examination.

    Master of Science in Employment & Labour Studies (M.Sc.) (Full-Time & Part-Time)

    To qualify for admission to the above programme, candidates must be:

    (i) Holders of a Bachelor's degree in Industrial Relations & Personnel Management, Sociology, Psychology, Political Science, Business Administration or Economics; or

    (ii) Evidence of previous training in the relevant field will be an advantage.

    Master of Arts (M.A.) in English (Language) (Full-Time & Part-Time)

    Entry Requirements:

    (i) Candidates must possess a Bachelor's honours degree in English Language/ Literature, English Linguistics, English Education or Theatre Arts (with courses in English Language/ Literature) from the University of Lagos or any other recognized institution ; or

    (ii) A Postgraduate Diploma in English with a Bachelor's honours degree from the University of Lagos or any other recognized institution.

    Master of Arts (M.A.) in English (Literature) (Full-Time & Part Time)

    Entry Requirements:

    Master of Arts (M.A.) in English (Literature) (Full-Time & Part-Time)

    Admission Requirements:
    i. Candidates must possess a Bachelor's honours degree in English Language/ Literature, English Linguistics, English Education, Mass Communication or Theatre Arts from the University of Lagos or any other recognized institution; OR

    ii. A Postgraduate Diploma in English with a Bachelor's honours degree in any discipline from the University of Lagos or any other recognized institution.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Environmental Chemistry (Full-Time)

    Entry Requirement:

    The course is open to candidates who possess a Bachelor's honours degree in Chemistry of this University or other approved Universities.

    Master of Environmental Design (M.E.D) in Architecture (Full-Time)

    Entry Requirements:

    (i) Candidates must possess a Bachelor's honours degree in Architecture from this University or any other recognized institution.

    (ii) Submit a portfolio of previous design works.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Environmental Toxicology and Pollution Management

    Admission Requirements:

    ((i) Bachelor's honours degree (B.Sc. Hons) in Biological Sciences and life sciences related degrees of the University of Lagos and other Universities approved by Senate.

    (ii) Satisfy all other requirements of the School of Postgraduate Studies.

    (iii) Candidates may be required to satisfy a selection process.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Estate Management (Full-Time)

    Entry Requirements:

    The programme will be open to candidates who:-

    i) Possess a good Bachelor's honours degree or its equivalent in Estate Management or cognate disciplines such as Urban and Regional Planning, Building and Quantity Surveying from the University of Lagos or any accredited University.

    ii) Achieve satisfactory performance at an entrance examination as may be deemed necessary.

    iii) Satisfy all other admission requirements of the School of Postgraduate Studies.

    Candidates shall be required to undergo a selection process. Corporate membership of the professional bodies e.g. the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV), Nigerian Institute of builders (NIOB), Nigerian Surveyors (NIQS) shall be an added advantage

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Finance (Full-Time and Part-Time)

    To qualify for admission to the above programme, candidates must be:

    i. Bachelor's honours degree (at least Second Class Lower Division) in Banking and/or Finance, from University of Lagos or any other recognized University,

    ii. A Postgraduate Diploma in Banking and/or Finance from University of Lagos.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Fisheries (Full-Time)

    The Master of Science degree in Fisheries will offer the following areas of specializations.

    (a) M.Sc. (Fisheries) with specialization in Aquaculture
    (b) M.Sc. (Fisheries) with specialization in Fisheries Biology and Management
    (c) M.Sc. (Fisheries) with specialization in Fisheries Technology

    Admission Requirement
  • Master of Science degree in Fisheries programme is open to candidates with Bachelors Honours Degree or equivalent in Biological Science or other related disciplines - Fisheries and Wild life, Aquaculture, Animal Science, Hydrobiology, Water Resources Management/Environmental Biology and Fisheries, Bachelor of Science in Biology, Microbiology, Food Science and Marine Biology. It is opened to candidates of the University of Lagos or any other approved University.

  • Candidates may be required to satisfy the Department in a selection process before admission.

  • Candidates are required to satisfy all other requirements of the School of Postgraduate Studies.
  • Master of Arts (M.A.) in French (Full-Time)

    The M.A. in French consisting of coursework and a research project lasts for 12 calendar months.

  • The programme is open to candidates with the Bachelor of Arts Degree in French with no less than the Second Class Lower Division or equivalent from reputable Universities.

  • Candidates may be required to take a qualifying examination or undergo a selection process.
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Geography (Full Time)

    Field of studies acceptable

    Geography, surveying and any field of Environmental or Earth-related Sciences including Transportation Studies, Water Resource Management, Meteorology, Landscape Architecture, Ecology, Natural Resource Management, Demography/Population Studies, Agronomy and related Natural Sciences or Social Sciences.

    Entry Requirements:

    i. A holder of B.Sc. /B.A honours degree of the University of Lagos or any other accredited University with at least a Second Class (Lower) division.

    ii. Candidates are expected to specialize in one special option area which is reflected on the final certificate.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Geology (Full-Time)

    Available options are:

    1. Applied Geochemistry and Mineral Exploration
    2. Sedimentary and Petroleum Geology
    3. Hydrogeology
    4. Engineering Geology
    5. Geo-technics and Environmental Geology
    Entry Requirements: (i) Candidates must possess a Bachelor's honours degree in Physics, Geophysics, Geology, Geosciences or Earth Sciences from this University or any other recognized institution; or

    (ii) A Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Geophysics or Geology with a Bachelor's honours degree from this University or any other recognized institution.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Geophysics (Full-Time)

    Available options are:

    1. Exploration Geophysics
    2. Environmental Geophysics
    3. Engineering Geophysics
    4. Mining Geophysics
    5. Hydro-Geophysics
    Entry Requirements,

    (i) Candidates must possess Bachelor's honours degree in Physics, Geophysics, Geology, Geosciences or Earth Sciences from this University or any other recognized institution; or

    (ii) A Postgraduate Diploma in Geophysics with a Bachelor's honours degree from the University of Lagos or any other recognized institution.

    Master of Science (M.Sc) in Haematology and Blood Transfusion (Full-time)

    POSTGRADUATE PROGRAM OFFERED: Master of Science (MS.c)

    MODE OF STUDY: Full Time

    ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

    Qualification: Bachelor of Medicine; Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree from any recognized university, or Holder of Bachelor degree in Laboratory Science from recognized universities; Bachelor degree in Cell Biology or physiology.

    Other qualifications: Not required

    Work Experience: Not required

    Master of Arts (M.A.) in History and Strategic Studies (Full-Time)

    Entry Requirements:

    ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

    Bachelor's honours degree in History, History and Strategic Studies, History Education and related disciplines (including International Relations, International/Diplomatic Studies) from the University of Lagos or any other recognized University

    Master of Science in Education (M.Sc. Ed.) (Human Kinetics and Health Education) (Full-Time)

    ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR M.Ed. DEGREE:

    For the degree of M.Sc. Ed in Human Kinetics and Health Education the following categories of candidates may be admitted.

    i. Candidates with Bachelor's Honours Degree in Physical and Health Education



    ii. Candidates with a Bachelor's Honours Degree in Science Education after having obtained the N.C.E. in Physical and Health Education



    iii. Candidates who studied other related paramedical subjects at degree level such as Physiotherapy, Physiology, Public Health and Nursing



    iv. The categories of candidates in 'c' above may be required to do some additional Human Kinetics and Health Education courses as prescribed by the Department.



    v. Candidates who studied Sociology, Psychology or other related degree courses in Education with an N.C.E. or Diploma in Physical and Health Education may be considered for Sociology of Sports, Sports and Exercise Psychology programmes.



    vi. Candidates who obtained a B.Sc., B.Ed. in Educational Administration or B.Sc. in Business Administration with an N.C.E. or Diploma in Physical and Health Education may be considered for Sport Administration and Management.

    Master of Arts (M.A.) in Igbo

    Master of Arts (M.A.) in Igbo (Language) (Full-Time)
    The following categories of persons may apply for admission to the M. A. Programmes of the Department.

    i. Graduates of this University or any other recognised University who possess the B. A. Honours Degree in the relevant language or the B.A. (Educ.) or B.Ed. backed up with the relevant language as a major subject up to the final year of the undergraduate programme.

    ii. Candidates who hold other qualifications approved by the senate.


    Master of Arts (M.A.) in Igbo (Literature) (Full-Time)
    The following categories of persons may apply for admission to the M. A. Programmes of the Department.

    i. Graduates of this University or any other recognised University who possess the B. A. Honours Degree in the relevant language or the B.A. (Educ.) or B.Ed. backed up with the relevant language as a major subject up to the final year of the undergraduate programme.

    ii. Candidates who hold other qualifications approved by the senate.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management (Full-Time)

    Entry Requirement:

    The Department offers a 12-month Master of Science degree in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management.

    Admission Requirements:
    Admission to the M.Sc. degree is open to candidates who possess Bachelor's honours degree of the University of Lagos or other recognized universities from Industrial Relations and Personnel Management, Business Administration, Political Science, Sociology, Economics, and Psychology and satisfy all other conditions as stated in the General Regulations governing Postgraduate Degrees in the University of Lagos. Candidates may be required to satisfy the Department in a selection process.

    Professional qualification such as CIPM, CIPD, SHRM or IBCHCP will be an added advantage.

    Master of Employment & Labour Studies (MELS) (Full-Time & Part-Time)

    Entry Requirement:

    Candidates must possess a Bachelor's honours degree in Industrial Relations & Personnel Management, Sociology, Psychology, Political Science, Business Administration or Economics.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Management (Full-Time and Part -Time)

    Admission requirements:

    i. Candidates who have Bachelor's honours degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Actuarial Science, Insurance, Marketing, Industrial Relations & Personnel Management or Finance from this University or any other recognized institution.

    ii. A candidate may also be a holder of an MBA with a Bachelor's honours degree in any discipline from this University or any other recognized institution.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Marine Science (Full-Time)

    The Master of Science degree in Fisheries will offer the following areas of specializations.

    (a) M.Sc. (Marine Sciences) with specialization in Marine Biology
    (b) M.Sc. (Marine Sciences) with specialization in Marine Pollution and Management
    (c) M.Sc. (Marine Sciences) with specialization in Physical Oceanography and Coastal Management.

    Admission Requirement
  • Master of Science degree in Marine Sciences programme is open to candidates with Honours Degree and equivalent in Biological Sciences - Botany, Zoology, Marine Biology, Fisheries, Geology, and Biology. Candidates with B.Sc. Chemistry can apply for M.Sc. (Marine Sciences) with specialization in Marine Pollution and Management only. The programme is opened to candidates of the University of Lagos or any other approved University.

  • Candidates may be required to satisfy the Department in a selection process before admission.

  • Candidates are required to satisfy all other requirements of the School of Postgraduate Studies.
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Marketing (Full-Time and Part-Time)

    Admission requirements:

  • An applicant must have a Bachelor's honours degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Actuarial Science, Insurance, Marketing, Industrial Relations & Personnel Management, Finance, Sociology, Psychology or Mass Communication from this University or other recognized institution.

  • A candidate may also be a holder of MBA degree with a Bachelor's honours degree in any discipline from this University or any other recognized institution.
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Mass Communication (Full -Time and Part -Time)

    Entry Requirements:

    To qualify for admission to the Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree programme in Mass Communication, an applicant must:

    i. Have a Bachelor's honours degree in Mass Communication, Journalism or Communication and Language Arts from an approved University or

    ii. Have obtained a minimum of 3.00 G.P.A. in the Postgraduate Diploma in Mass Communication Programme of the University of Lagos; and have a degree in any other discipline.

    iii. Have a degree in any other discipline and at least eight years experience in any Profession of Mass Communication. In addition, MUST be registered with any relevant regulatory and/or Professional bodies; WILL BE REQUIRED TO TAKE ADDITIONAL COURSES AT THE PGD LEVEL.

    iv. Satisfy the Department in a selection process (Computer Based Test and Oral Interview).

    v. Satisfy other admission requirements of the School of Postgraduate Studies.

    Master of Science in Mathematics / Statistics (Full Time or Part Time)

    This programme is open to candidates who have:

    i. At least a Second Class Lower Degree in Mathematics and/ or Statistics, Mathematics Education from University of Lagos or any other institution approved by the University of Lagos Senate.

    ii. A postgraduate Diploma in Mathematics or Statistics of the University of Lagos with a minimum CGPA OF 3.00.

    iii. In addition, all applicants may be required to take qualifying test(s) as a condition for admission.

    iv. All applicants must satisfy other admission requirements of the School of Postgraduate.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Mechanical Engineering (Full-Time)

    The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers programmes leading to the following areas of specialization:

    MASTER OF SCIENCE IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (FULL TIME)

    Qualifications Required for the Programme

  • A minimum of Second Class Lower division Bachelor's honours degree from University of Lagos or any other University approved by University of Lagos.


  • B. Fields of study acceptable

    1. M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering (Applied Mechanics Option)
  • Mechanical Engineering


  • 2. M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering (Design and Production Option)

    a. Mechanical Engineering
    b. Agricultural Engineering
    c. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
    d. Industrial and Production Engineering

    3. M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering (Thermofluids Option)

    a. Mechanical Engineering
    b. Chemical Engineering
    c. Petroluem Engineering
    d. Food Engineering

    C. Professional qualifications required for the programme, Relevant PG Experience or other additional qualifications
  • Possession of membership of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) and registration with the Council for Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) is an advantage.


  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Medical Microbiology and Parasitology (Full-Time)

    The following options are available for admission: (a) Medical Microbiology

    (b) Medical Parasitology

    Entry Requirement:

    Candidates must possess a Bachelor's honours degree in Microbiology, Cell Biology and Genetics, Zoology, Applied Entomology/Parasitology, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Biology, Medicine or Veterinary Medicine from this University or any other recognized institution.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Medical Physics (Full-Time)

    Entry Requirement:

    Candidate must possess Bachelor's honours degree in Medical Physics obtained from the University of Lagos or any other recognized institution.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (Full-Time)

    Entry Requirements:

    i. Candidates with Bachelor's honours degrees in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Polymer Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Ceramics Engineering of the University of Lagos or any other approved University may apply for admission into the programme.

    ii. Candidates with Postgraduate Diploma in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering of the University of Lagos with a minimum CGPA of 3.0 out of 5 may equally apply for admission into the programme.

    iii. Candidates may be required to satisfy the Department in a qualifying examination before admission.

    iv. Candidates are required to satisfy all other requirements of the School of Postgraduate Studies.

    Duration of Programme - Twelve (12) Calendar Months

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Microbiology (Full-Time)

    Entry Requirement:

    i. Candidates for admission into the M. Sc. degree must possess an honours degree or equivalent in Microbiology or related disciplines in Life Sciences of this University or other approved Universities.

    ii. Candidates are required to satisfy the Department in a qualifying examination/selection process.

    iii. All candidates must satisfy other admission requirements of the School of Postgraduate Studies.

    Masters of Arts (M.A.) in Music (Full-Time)

    Entry Requirement:

    i. Candidates with Bachelor's honours degree in Music or Creative arts or PGD in Music from the University of Lagos or any other approved University may apply for admission into this programme.

    ii. Candidates may be required to satisfy the Department in a selection process before admission.

    iii. Candidates are also expected to satisfy all other requirements of the School of Postgraduate Studies.


    Duration of Programme
    The programme is Full-Time and is one calendar year.

    Field of Studies Acceptable
    a. Music Theory and Composition
    b. Music Education
    c. Musicology
    d. Ethnomusicology
    e. Music Psychology
    f. Performance

    Professional Qualifications required for the programme, Relevant P.G. Experience or other additional Qualifications, as appropriate (NIL). Other Pre-Requisites as appropriate i.e. Work Experience, etc: (NIL)

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Natural Resources Conservation

    Admission Requirements:

    (i) Bachelor's honours degree (B.Sc. Hons) in Biological Sciences and life sciences related degrees of the University of Lagos and other Universities approved by Senate.

    (ii) Satisfy all other requirements of the School of Postgraduate Studies.

    (iii) Candidates may be required to satisfy a selection process.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Operations and Production Management (Full-Time)

    Entry Requirements:

    (i) Candidates must possess a Bachelor's honours degree in Business Administration, Actuarial Science, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Electrical/Electronics Engineering, Production Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering from this University or any other recognized institution.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Operations Research (Full-Time)

    Entry requirements:

    (i) Candidates must possess a Bachelor's honours degree in Business Administration, Actuarial Science, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Electrical/Electronics Engineering, Production Engineering or Industrial Engineering from this University or any other recognized institution.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Organizational Behaviour (Full-Time & Part-Time)

    Entry requirements:

    (i) Candidates must possess a Bachelor's honours degree in Business Administration, Industrial Relations and Personnel Management, Psychology, Sociology or Mass Communication

    (ii) A candidate may also be a holder of an MBA with a Bachelor's degree in any discipline from this university or any other recognized institution.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Parasitology and Bioinformatics

    Admission Requirements:

    (i) Bachelor's honours degree (B.Sc. Hons.) in Biological Sciences and life sciences related degrees of the University of Lagos and other Universities approved by Senate.

    (ii) Satisfy all other requirements of the School of Postgraduate Studies.

    (iii) Candidates may be required to satisfy a selection process.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Pharmaceutical Chemistry (Full-Time)

    Entry Requirement:

    (i) An applicant for admission to this programme shall be a graduate of this University or any other accredited University holding a B. Pharm. degree or B.Sc. Chemistry or Biochemistry or Industrial Chemistry.

    (ii) Holders of a B. Pharm. Degree, who have registered with Pharmacist Council of Nigeria will be added advantage.

    (iii) All applicants may be required to satisfy a selection process.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Microbiology

    Entry Requirements:

    Admission into the degree programme of Master of Science in Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Microbiology may be granted to the following category of candidates:

    i. Candidates who hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy or its equivalent of this University or other approved University.

    ii. Candidates may also be required to satisfy the department in a selection process.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology (Full-Time)

    Entry Requirements:

    Admission into the degree programme of Master of Science in Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology may be granted to the following category of candidates:

    i. Candidates who hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy or its equivalent of this University or other approved University.

    ii. Candidates may also be required to satisfy the department in a selection process.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Pharmacognosy (Full-Time)

    Entry Requirement:

    i. An applicant for admission to this programme shall be a graduate of the University of Lagos or any other approved University, holding a Bachelor's honours degree in Pharmacy (B. Pharm, Pharm D.). Other relevant degrees (Chemistry, Biochemistry and Botany) may be considered.

    ii. Registration with Pharmacists Council of Nigeria will be an advantage.

    iii. Candidates will be required to undergo a selection process.

    iv. Satisfy all other admission requirements of the School of Postgraduate Studies.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Pharmacology (Full-Time)

    Entry Requirement:

  • Holders of an Honours degree in Pharmacology, Physiology, Biochemistry (B.Sc.), Pharmacy (B.Pharm.), Medicine (M.B.B.S.), Dentistry (BDS), and Veterinary Medicine (DVM) may apply for admission into the M.Sc. Pharmacology programme.

  • Candidates may be required to satisfy the Department in a selection process.
  • Master of Arts (M.A.) in Philosophy (Full-Time)

    Entry Requirement:

    MASTER OF ARTS IN PHILOSOPHY (M.A.)

    Qualifications required for the Programme:
    A minimum of Second Class Lower Division degree in Philosophy from the University of Lagos or a recognized University

    Field of studies acceptable:
    Holders of Bachelor's of Arts degree in Philosophy from the University of Lagos or any other recognized University

    Professional Qualifications required for the Programme: Added advantage
    Work Experience: Added advantage

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Physics (Full-Time)

    The following options are available for admission:

    For M.Sc. programme in Physics, a candidate must:

    a. Possess a Bachelor's honours degree (B.Sc.) in Physics, or its equivalent, from a recognized University.

    b. Satisfy other conditions as stipulated in the General Regulations of the School of Postgraduate Studies.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Physiology (Full-Time)

    Entry Requirement:

    i. The programme is open to candidates with Bachelor's honours degree in Physiology and related subjects.

    ii. Candidates with professional qualification in Medicine (MBBS etc.) Dentistry (BDS) or Veterinary Medicine (DVM) are also eligible.

    iii. Candidates may be required to satisfy the Department in a selection process involving examination and oral interview.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Physiotherapy (Full-Time)

    Entry Requirement:

    Candidates for admission into M.Sc. in Physiotherapy shall have:

    i. Honour degree (B. Sc., B. Medical Rehabilitation, Or B. Physiotherapy) in Physiotherapy from the University of Lagos or any other recognized University.

    ii. A minimum of two years post-qualification working experience as a Physiotherapist in health institution recognized by the Medical Rehabilitation Therapist Board of Nigeria (MRTB)

    iii. The Candidate must also meet the minimum admission requirements of the Postgraduate School of the University of Lagos.

    ii. In addition, candidates will be required to go through the selection process approved by the Department of Physiotherapy.

    iii. Candidates for a Part Time programme should be a Full Time employee of a health institution accredited by the Medical Rehabilitation Therapist Board of Nigeria (MRTB)

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Political Science (Full-Time)

    Entry Requirement:

    The programme is open only to holders of Bachelor's honours degree (1st Class, Second Class Upper and Second Class Lower honours) in Political Science, International Relations and Public Administration from this University or any other approved Universities.

    All candidates will be required to undergo a selection process in both written essay and computer based test.

    Masters of Professional Ethics (MPE)

    Entry Requirement:

    Qualifications required for the Programme:
    A minimum of Second Class Lower Division degree

    Field of studies acceptable:
    Holders of Bachelors honours degree in any discipline from a recognized University

    Professional Qualifications required for the Programme: Added advantage
    Work Experience: Added advantage

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Psychology (Full-Time)

    Entry Requirement:

    i. The Programme is open to candidates with a Bachelor's honours degree with minimum of second class lower division or its equivalent in Psychology from this or any other approved University.

    ii. All categories of candidates may be required to undertake a selection process.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Public Health (Full-Time and Part-Time)

    The options available are:

    Option A: General Public Health Option and Health Management Option

    i. The programme is open to candidates who possess a Bachelor's honours degree from the University of Lagos or any other recognized University in any of the fields of biological, social and natural sciences such as medicine, nursing, pharmacy, psychology, sociology, engineering, biochemistry, physiology and other basic medical and health sciences.

    ii. Candidates must have completed the National Youth Service Corps programme (or obtained exemption from doing so)

    iii. Candidates must have a minimum of three years' work experience in a relevant field. Candidates will be required to go through a selection process

    Option B: Epidemiology Option and Medical Statistics Option

    i. The programme is open to candidates who possess a first degree from the University of Lagos or any other recognized University in any of the fields of biological, social and natural sciences such as medicine, nursing, pharmacy, sociology, engineering, biology, chemistry, mathematics and statistics.

    ii. Candidates must have completed the National Youth Service Corps programme (or obtained exemption from doing so)

    iii. Candidates must have a minimum of three years' work experience in a relevant field. Candidates will be required to go through a selection process

    Master of Science in Quantity Surveying (Full-Time)

    Entry Requirement:

    To qualify for admission into M.Sc. degree Programme, a candidate must hold:

    i. An Honours Degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction Economics, and Building, obtained from University of Lagos or from any recognised and/or accredited institution

    ii. In addition to the above qualification, candidates shall be required to satisfy all other conditions stipulated by the School of Postgraduate Studies of the University of Lagos.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Risk Management and Insurance

    Entry Requirement:

    M.Sc. Risk Management and Insurance
    Candidates for admission into M.Sc. Risk Management and Insurance shall have the following:

    i. First degree in Insurance, Actuarial Science or Risk Management from the University of Lagos or any other recognized University.

    ii. First degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Accounting, and Industrial Relations & Personnel Management.

    Master of Science (M.Ed.) in Science and Technology Education (Full-Time)

    The options available are:

  • Education Biology
  • Education Chemistry
  • Education Physics
  • Education Mathematics
  • Education Technology

  • Requirements:
    i. Candidates must possess a Bachelor's honours degree in Science and Technology Education obtained from University of Lagos or any other recognized institution.

    ii. Candidates with Bachelor's honours degree outside Education must possess PGDE from any recognized institution.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Sociology (Full-Time)

    Entry Requirement:

    i. Candidates must possess a Bachelor's honours degree in Sociology, Anthropology, Demography, Social Work, any combination of these or related disciplines in the Humanities, Administration or Social Sciences obtained from the University of Lagos or any other recognized institution.

    ii. Candidates will be eligible for admission if they hold a B.Sc. or equivalent degree in Sociology, Anthropology, Demography, Social Work, any combination of these and or other related disciplines in the Humanities, Administrative and Social Sciences.

    iii. Candidates will be required to undergo a qualifying examination.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Statistics (Full-Time)

    Entry Requirements:

    (i) Candidates must possess a Bachelor's honours degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Mathematics/Statistics, or Mathematics Education from this University or any other recognized institution.

    (ii) A Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics from the University of Lagos with a minimum CGPA of 3.00.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.)in Surveying and Geoinformatics (Pert time/full-time)

    Entry Requirements:

    The programme is open to candidates who must possess either of the following qualifications, and who may in addition be required to satisfy the Department in a selection process.

    i. B.Sc. (Surveying and Geoinformatics) Degree or equivalent of the University of Lagos or any other approved University.

    ii. B.Sc. Degree in subjects cognate to Surveying and Geoinformatics such as: Mathematics, Engineering, Physical and Geo Sciences, Computer Science, Environmental Sciences, Physics or Geography (with Mathematics) and, in addition, a Postgraduate Diploma in Surveying and Geoinformatics from this University or from any other approved institution.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Systems Engineering (Full-Time)

    The following areas of specialization are available:

    (a) Engineering Analysis
    (b) Modeling and Simulation
    (c) Artificial Intelligence

    Entry Requirement:

    Candidates must possess a Bachelor's honours degree, in any Engineering field from this University or any other recognized institution. Minimum class of degree is Second Class lower

    There is an oral interview after a written examination

    Masters of Arts (M.A.) in Theatre Arts (Full-Time)

    Entry Requirement:

    Qualification required for degree of Masters of Arts (M.A.) in Theatre Arts (Full-Time)

    i. Candidates with Bachelor's honours degree in Theatre Arts or Creative Arts or PGD in Creative Arts from the University of Lagos or any other approved University may apply for admission into this programme.

    ii. Candidates may be required to satisfy the Department in a selection process before admission.

    iii. Candidates are also expected to satisfy all other requirements of the School of Postgraduate Studies.

    Duration of Programme
    The programme is Full-Time and is one calendar year.

    Field of Studies Acceptable
    a. History of Drama and Theatre
    b. Dramatic Theory and Criticism
    c. Arts of the Theatre
    d. Designs and Technology

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Urban and Regional Planning (Full-Time)

    M.Sc. Entry Requirement:

    To qualify for admission, a candidate must satisfy the following requirements.

    i. Be a holder of the Bachelor's honours degree of the University of Lagos in Urban and Regional Planning or its equivalent obtained from any other recognized University with honours.

    ii. Holders of the B. Sc. degree in any of the following disciplines: Architecture, Estate Management, Building, Civil Engineering, Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geographic Information System, and other related disciplines.

    iii. Satisfying all other requirements as stipulated in the regulation of the School of Postgraduate Studies.

    Masters of Arts (M.A.) in Visual Arts (Full-Time)

    Entry Requirement:

    Qualification required for degree of Masters of Arts (M.A.) in Visual Arts (Full-Time)

    i. Candidates with Bachelor's honours degree in Visual Arts, Fine Arts, Fine and applied arts, industrial design, Creative Arts or PGD in Visual Arts from the University of Lagos or any other approved University may apply for admission into this programme.

    ii. Candidates may be required to satisfy the Department in a selection process before admission.

    iii. Candidates are also expected to satisfy all other requirements of the School of Postgraduate Studies.

    Duration of Programme
    The programme is Full-Time and is one calendar year.

    Field of Studies Acceptable
    a. Art History
    b. Art Education
    c. Graphics
    d. Ceramics
    e. Sculpture
    f. Painting
    g. Textile

    Professional Qualifications required for the programme, Relevant P.G. Experience or other additional Qualifications, as appropriate (NIL), Other Pre-Requisites as appropriate i.e. Work Experience, etc: (NIL)

    Master of Arts (M.A.) in Yoruba

    Master of Arts (M.A.) in Yoruba (Language) (Full-Time)
    The following categories of persons may apply for admission to the M. A. Programmes of the Department.

    i. Graduates of this University or any other recognised University who possess the B. A. Honours Degree in the relevant language or the B.A. (Educ.) or B.Ed. backed up with the relevant language as a major subject up to the final year of the undergraduate programme.

    ii. Candidates who hold other qualifications approved by the senate.


    Master of Arts (M.A.) in Yoruba (Literature) (Full-Time)
    The following categories of persons may apply for admission to the M. A. Programmes of the Department.

    i. Graduates of this University or any other recognised University who possess the B. A. Honours Degree in the relevant language or the B.A. (Educ.) or B.Ed. backed up with the relevant language as a major subject up to the final year of the undergraduate programme.

    ii. Candidates who hold other qualifications approved by the senate.

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Zoology(Full-Time)

    This programme has the following areas of specialization:

    (a) Applied Entomology and Pest Management
    (b) Environmental Toxicology and Pollution Management
    (c) Natural Resources Conservation
    (d) Parasitology and Bioinformatics


    Entry Requirement:

    Candidates must possess a Bachelor's honours degree in Biological Sciences and Life Sciences from the University of Lagos or any other recognized institution.