ELIGIBILITY FOR POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMAS

Special Requirements

Some departments have specific requirements for admission. Candidates are therefore advised to read the specific requirementsfor programme of their choice or consult the Postgraduate School Prospectus for further information.
Please click on your choice of programme for more details or contact the departments of your choice for further information.

Postgraduate Diploma in Anaesthesia (Full-Time)

 ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • A degree in Medicine (MBBS) or (MB.Ch.b)
  • Pre-registration Internship - 1 year rotation in Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Surgery and Paediatrics.
  • Registration with Medical & Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN), NYSC or Exemption Certificate.

Postgraduate Diploma Applied Geophysics (Part-Time)

Available Options for Geophysics Programme:

1. Exploration Geophysics
2. Environmental Geophysics
3. Engineering Geophysics

Entry Requirements:
(i) Open to Candidates who possess a Bachelor's honours degree in Physical Sciences or Engineering from this University or any other recognised University
(ii) The selection process will include a qualifying examination.

Postgraduate Diploma in Biomedical Engineering (Part-Time)

Entry Requirements

  1. A Bachelor's honours degree from this University or any other recognised University in the following disciplines; Physical, Biological and Medical Sciences. Computer Science with a minimum of third class.

  2. Candidates having a Higher National Diploma HND in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Lagos with 10 years working experience thereof.

  3. Candidates will be required to undergo a selection process in the Department and satisfy admission requirements of the School of Postgraduate Studies.

Postgraduate Diploma in Cell Biology and Genetics (Forensic Biology / Genetic Counseling options) (Full-Time)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  1. Candidates with a Bachelor's degree or its equivalent not lower than a third class in any area of Biological, Medical, Bio-medical or Paramedical Sciences and are currently engaged in activities requiring knowledge of Genetic Counseling or Forensic Biology. These include members of the Police Force, clergymen, medical and legal practitioners, security personnel, and other related personnel.

  2. Any other interested candidate with a Bachelor's degree not less than a Third Class in any area of Education including Education Biology, Arts and Social Sciences who require Forensic Biology or Genetic Counseling in their endeavours.

  3. Candidates as stipulated in (2) above who wishes to proceed to M.Sc. degree in the Department of Cell Biology and Genetics may also apply. Such candidates are expected to score a minimum GPA of 3.00 in the PGD programme.

  4. Candidates may be required to satisfy the Department in a selection process.

Postgraduate Diploma in Chemical Engineering (Full-Time)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
To qualify for admission to the PGD (Chemical Engineering) programme, candidates must:

  1. Hold Bachelor's Honours degree with a minimum of Third Class in the Sciences, Technology and Engineering from this University or its equivalent from any other recognised University.

  2. Candidates are required to have completed NYSC with working experience as an added advantage

  3. Candidates will be required to undergo a selection process in the Department and satisfy admission requirements of the School of Postgraduate Studies.

Postgraduate Diploma in Civil and Environmental Engineering  (Part-Time)

Candidates must possess a Bachelors degree in Engineering, Building, Agriculture, Computer Science, Surveying, Water Resources, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Geology or Geophysics.

Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science (Part-Time)

Entry Requirements
The programme shall be opened to candidates who have a Bachelor's honours degree in Science related disciplines, Engineering, Social and Management Sciences obtained from this University or any other recognized University.

Postgraduate Diploma in Economics (Part-Time)

Entry Requirements
(i) Candidates must possess a Bachelor's Honours degree in all disciplines preferably with quantitative background from this University or any other recognised University.

(ii) Candidates will be required to satisfy the Department in a selection process involving an entrance examination that will test the quantitative background of the student as well as basic knowledge of economics expected of candidates with interest or experience in the discipline.

Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) (Full-Time and Sandwich)

Entry Requirements
(i) Bachelor's Honours degree in any discipline other than education from this University or its equivalent from any other recognised University.

(ii) Candidates will be required to undergo a selection process in the Faculty and satisfy admission requirements of the School of Postgraduate Studies.

Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Administration and Planning (Part-Time)

Entry Requirements
(i) Candidates must possess a Bachelor's honours degree in any discipline from this University or any other recognised University with at least two years relevant work experience.

(ii) Candidates will be required to undergo a selection process in the Department and satisfy admission requirements of the School of Postgraduate Studies.

The programme runs between 3.30pm and 7.30pm. Monday through Thursday.

Postgraduate Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Part-Time)

An applicant must have a Bachelors degree in any field of Engineering, (other than Electrical or Electronics Engineering), Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science of the University of Lagos or any other recognized institute

Postgraduate Diploma in English (Part-Time)

Entry Requirements:
The programme is open to Candidates who possess a Bachelor's honours degree in any discipline other than English from this University or any other recognised University.

Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Design (Part-Time)

To qualify for PGDED Admission programme, the candidates must have satisfied the following:
(i) A Bachelor's honours degree in Architecture, Urban and Regional Planning, Estate Management, Quantity Surveying, Fine Arts, Economics, Forestry and Horticulture from this University or any other recognised University;

(ii) Candidates will be required to undergo a selection process in the Department and satisfy admission requirements of the School of Postgraduate Studies.

Postgraduate Diploma in Finance (Part-Time)

Entry Requirements
(i) Candidates must possess Bachelor's honours degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Insurance, Actuarial Science, Industrial Relations & Personnel Management, Mathematics, Computer Science, Agricultural Economics, Statistics or Estate Management from this University or any other recognised University.

(ii) Candidates who possess Bachelor's honours degree in other non-finance related discipline from this University or any other recognised University with a professional qualification in Accounting, Banking & Finance, Marketing, Insurance or Stock broking such as ACA, ACCA, ICMA, ACIB or ACIS.

Postgraduate Diploma in Guidance and Counselling (Part-Time)

Entry Requirements
(i) Candidates must possess a Bachelor's honours degree in any field of specialisation from this University or any other recognised University.

(ii) Candidates will be required to undergo a selection process in the Department and satisfy admission requirements of the School of Postgraduate Studies.

Postgraduate Diploma in Health Logistics and Supply Chain Management

The criteria for admission into the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Logistics/ Supply Chain Management Programme will be as follows:
(i) Candidates with Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science (BMLS), Pharmacy, Nursing, Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree and Bachelor of Social Science degree in relevant fields of the University of Lagos or other approved Universities by the Senate.

(ii) Candidates with Associate of Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (AMLSCN) are also eligible.

(iii) Candidates with Diploma in Nursing, Community Health, and Higher National Diploma in relevant programmes with cognizant experience

(iv) Candidate must satisfy the Department in a selection process.

Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Administration Management

Entry Requirements
(i) Candidates who possess Bachelor's Honours degree in any discipline with a minimum of Third Class (Degree) from this University or any other recognised Institution.

(ii) Candidates who possess HND in relevant disciplines with a minimum of Lower Credit from any recognised Polytechnic.

Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Communications & Navigation (PGD-MC)

Entry Requirements
  • Candidates who possess Bachelor's honours degree in Sciences, Engineering, Technology, Earth Sciences, Geography, Surveying, Education Chemistry, Education Biology and other related disciplines with a minimum of Third Class (Degree) of this University or any of the recognised Institution.
  • Candidates who possess HND in relevant disciplines with a minimum of Lower Credit from any recognised Polytechnic

Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Environmental Studies (PGD-ME)

Entry Requirements
  • Candidates who possess Bachelor's honours degree in Sciences, Engineering, Technology, Earth Sciences, Geography, Surveying, Education Chemistry, Education Biology and other related disciplines with a minimum of Third Class (Degree) of this University or any of the recognised Institution.
  • Candidates who possess HND in relevant disciplines with a minimum of Lower Credit from any recognised Polytechnic

Postgraduate Diploma in Mass Communication (Full-Time & Part-Time)

Admission Requirements
To qualify for admission into the Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Mass Communication, an applicant must:
  1. Bachelor's Honours degree in any field of study from this University or any other recognised University.

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

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

Postgraduate Diploma in Mathematics (Part-Time)

This programme is open to candidates who have:
  1. Bachelor's Honours degree with at least a Second Class Lower in Physics, Physics Education, or Engineering from University of Lagos or any other institution recognised by the University of Lagos Senate.

  2. At least a Third Class Bachelor's Honours Degree in Mathematics and/ or Statistics, Mathematics Education and Computer Science from this University or any other recognised University.

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

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

Postgraduate Diploma in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (Part-Time)

Entry Requirements
  1. Candidates who possess Bachelor's Honours degree or equivalent in the Physical Sciences or Engineering from this University or any other recognised University.

  2. Candidates with Bachelor's Honours degrees in Science related Education disciplines.

  3. Candidates may be required to satisfy the Department in a selection process and must also satisfy all other requirements of the School of Postgraduate Studies.

Postgraduate Diploma in in Molecular Diagnosis

The criteria for admission into the PGD Programme will be as follows:
(i) Candidates with Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science or Associate of the Medical Laboratory Science (BMLS/AIMLS)

(ii) with specialties in any field in laboratory practice; Hematology and Blood Group serology, Chemical Pathology, Medical Microbiology and Histopathology.

(iii) Candidate must have completed one year compulsory internship training and NYSC

(iv) Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Biochemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Cell Biology and Genetics, with relevant background training and working experience in Medical Laboratory Science/Medical and Pharmaceutical industries will be considered.

(v) Candidate must satisfy the Department in a selection process

Postgraduate Diploma in Diploma in Music (Full-Time)

Qualification required for Postgraduate Diploma in Music (Full-Time)

  1. Candidates with Bachelor's honours degree in other disciplines (except Music or Creative Arts) from this University or any other recognised University.

  2. Candidates will be required to undergo a selection process in the Department and satisfy admission requirements of the School of Postgraduate Studies.

Duration of Programme
The duration of the programme is twelve calendar months

Postgraduate Diploma in Philosophy

Qualifications required for the Programme:
  1. Candidates for the PGD programme in Philosophy (Part Time) must have a Bachelor's Honours degree in any discipline with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division from this University or any other recognised University.

  2. Work experience is an additional advantage

Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology (Full-Time)

Entry Requirements
  1. Bachelor's Honours degree in disciplines such as Social-Sciences, Medicine, Biological Sciences, Education, Business Administration, Humanities, Physical Sciences and Engineering from this University or any other recognised University.

  2. Have at least Second Class Lower in any of the disciplines listed above.

  3. Candidates will be required to undergo a selection process and satisfy admission requirements of the School of Postgraduate Studies.

Postgraduate Diploma in Risk Management Programme

Entry Requirements
A Bachelor's degree in any discipline from this or any other recognised University with a minimum of third class may be admitted provided the university admission requirements are satisfied.

Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics (Part-Time)

This programme is open to candidates who possess:
  1. At least a Second Class Lower Bachelor's Honours degree in Physics, Physics Education, Engineering, Economics, Psychology, Actuarial Science or Insurance from this University or any other recognised University.

  2. At least a Third Class Bachelor's Honours Degree in Mathematics and/ or Statistics, Mathematics Education and Computer Science from this University or any other recognised University.

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

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

Postgraduate Diploma in Surveying and Geoinformatics (Full-Time)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
This course is open to candidates with any of the following qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s honours Degree in subjects cognate to Surveying and Geoinformatics such as: Engineering and Physical Sciences, Computer Science, Mathematics, Geo Sciences, Environmental Sciences, as well as Geography with Mathematics from the University of Lagos or any other recognised University.
  2. Master of Geoinformatics of the University of Lagos with Bachelor’s honours Degree in subjects cognate to Surveying and Geoinformatics.
  3. Master’s Degree in Geographic Information Systems (MGIS) with relevant Bachelor’s honours Degree of the University of Lagos or any other recognised institution.
  4. Candidates may be required to satisfy the Department in a selection process before admission.

Postgraduate Diploma in Theatre Arts (Full-Time)

Admission Requirements

Qualification required for Postgraduate Diploma in Theatre Arts (Full- Time)

i.Candidates with Bachelor's honours degree in other disciplines (except Creative Arts or Theatre Arts) from this University or any other recognised University.

ii. Candidates will be required to undergo a selection process in the Department and satisfy admission requirements of the School of Postgraduate Studies. Duration of Programme
The duration of the programme is twelve calendar months

Postgraduate Diploma in Visual Arts (Full-Time)

Qualification required for Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Music (Full-Time)
  1. Candidates with Bachelor's honours degree in other disciplines (except Visual Arts or Creative Arts) from this University or any other recognised University.
  2. Candidates will be required to undergo a selection process in the Department and satisfy admission requirements of the School of Postgraduate Studies.

Duration of Programme
The duration of the programme is twelve calendar months