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 (PGD) in Accounting (Part-Time)

This programme shall be open to:

(i) Applicants with Bachelors degree in disciplines related to Accounting from this University or any other recognized Institution. Disciplines such as: Business Administration, Banking and Finance, Management, Economics, Insurance, Actuarial Science or Industrial Relations and Personnel Management.

(ii) Applicants with recognized professional Accounting qualification such as: ICAN, who have Bachelors degree in any other discipline.

Postgraduate Diploma in Anaesthesia (Full-Time)

 ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Basic Degree in Medicine (MBBS) of 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 (PGD) Applied Geophysics (Part-Time)

Available options are:

1. Exploration Geophysics
2. Environmental Geophysics

Entry Requirement:

This is open to candidates who possess a Bachelors degree in Physical Sciences or Engineering awarded by this University or any other recognized institution.

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Biomedical Engineering (Part-Time)

PGD Biomedical Engineering

  1. Candidates having a Bachelor’s honours degree from University of Lagos or any other approved     University in the following disciplines; Physical, Biological and Medical sciences, Computer Science with a minimum of third class.
  2. Candidates having a Bachelor’s honours degree in Biomedical Engineering or other related Engineering discipline from the University of Lagos or any other approved University with a    minimum of third class degree.
  3. Candidates with other qualifications approved by the senate of the University of   Lagos.
  4. Candidates are required to satisfy all requirements as stipulated by the School of   Postgraduate   Studies of the University of Lagos.
  5. Candidates will be required to undergo a selection process.

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Building Services (Full-Time)

This programme is open to candidates who have:

  1. An Bachelor’s Honours Degree in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering from University of Lagos or any other institution approved by the University of Lagos Senate.
  2. In addition, all applicants may be required to take qualifying test(s) as a condition for admission.
  3. All applicants must satisfy other admission requirements of the School of Postgraduate Studies.

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Cell Biology and Genetics (Full-Time & Part-Time)

For admission to this programme:

(i) An applicant must have a Bachelors degree in Biological, Medical, Bio-medical or Paramedical Sciences from any recognized institution and currently engaged in activities that require Forensic Biology or Genetic Counseling.

(ii) A candidate with a Bachelors degree in Arts, Education or Social Sciences who require Forensic Biology or Genetic Counseling in their endeavour.

This has the following areas of specialization:

(a) Forensic Biology.

(b) Genetic Counseling.

Postgraduate Diploma in Chemical Engineering (Full-Time & Part-Time)

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

  1. Hold at least a minimum of Third Class Bachelor’s (Honours) Degree or equivalent in the Sciences, Technology and Engineering.
  2. Satisfy the basic admission requirements of the University of Lagos.          
  3. Satisfy the basic admission requirements of the School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Lagos.     
  4. They may be required, as a condition for admission, to undergo a selection process (written and/or oral).
  5. Candidates are required to have completed NYSC with working experience as an added advantage

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)

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN COMPUTER SCIENCE (PGD) – PART-TIME


Candidates who have a Bachelor’s honours degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, Education, Economics or Business Administration obtained from the University of Lagos or any other recognized institution.

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in the following areas in Creative Arts: (Full-Time)

Admission Requirements:

Candidates must have a Bachelors degree in disciplines other than Creative Arts

This has the following areas of specialization:

(a) Theatre Arts

(b) Visual Arts

(c) Music

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Economics (Part-Time)

Holders of Bachelors degree in Statistics, Accounting, Economics, Finance or Mathematics from the University of Lagos or any other recognized institution.

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

This programme is open to:

(i) Candidates who possess a Bachelors degree from the University of Lagos or any other recognized institution.

(ii) The Part-Time programme is a Sandwich programme.

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

Candidates must possess a Bachelor's honours degree in any discipline from the University of Lagos or any other recognized institution with at least two years relevant work experience.

The programme runs between 3.30pm and 7.30pm, Mondays through Thursdays.

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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 (PGD) in English (Full-Time & Part-Time)

Admission Requirements for PGD English:
The Programme is open to -
Candidates who possess a Bachelor’s honours degree in any discipline other than English from the University of Lagos or any other recognized institution.

Master of Arts (M.A.) in English (Language) (Full-Time & Part-Time)
Admission Requirement:
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 from the University of Lagos or any other recognized institution in any field of study

Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Design (PGDED) (Part-Time)

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN: to qualify for PGDED Admission Programme the candidate must have any of  the following:

i. Hold a Bachelor’s honours degree in Architecture Urban Regional Planning and Estate Management, Quantity Surveying, Fine Arts, Economics, Forestry and Horticulture with honours or its equivalent, from this University or any other recognized University.
ii.  Candidates may be required to satisfy the Department the selection process before Admission
iii.  Candidates are required to satisfy all other requirements of the School of Postgraduate Studies.

Postgraduate Diploma in Finance (PGD) (Part-Time)

Postgraduate Diploma in Finance ((PGD)( Part-Time)
Admission into the PGD in Finance is open to the following:

  1. 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 recognized University.
  2. Bachelor’s honours degree in other non-finance related discipline from this University or any other recognized University with a professional qualification in Accounting, Banking & Finance, Marketing, Insurance or Stockbroking such as ACA, ACCA, ICMA, ACIB or ACIS

 

Postgraduate Diploma in Guidance and Counselling (Part-Time)

Candidates must possess a Bachelor's honours degree from any recognized University in any field of specialisation.

They must have completed the NYSC or be exempted from it.

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Genetic Counseling (F/T)

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Genetic Counseling (F/T)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

      1. Candidates having a Bachelor’s honours 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 Counselling 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 honours degree not less than a third class  in any area of Education including Education (Biology), Arts, Social Sciences who require Forensic Biology or Genetic Counselling in their endeavours.
      3. Candidates may be required to satisfy a selection process.

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

Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Environmental Studies (Part Time)
  • Candidates who possess Bachelor’s honours degree in Sciences, Engineering, Technology, Earth Sciences, Geography, Surveying, Education Chemistry, Education Biology and other related disciplines of the University of Lagos or any of the recognized Universities.
  • Candidates who possess HND in relevant disciplines from any of the recognized Polytechnics with a minimum of lower Credit.

Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Environmental Studies (PGD-ME)

Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Environmental Studies (Part Time)
  • Candidates who possess Bachelor’s honours degree in Sciences, Engineering, Technology, Earth Sciences, Geography, Surveying, Education Chemistry, Education Biology and other related disciplines of the University of Lagos or any of the recognized Universities.
  • Candidates who possess HND in relevant disciplines from any of the recognized Polytechnics with a minimum of lower Credit.

Postgraduate Diploma in Mass Communication (Full-Time)

PGD Admission Requirements
To qualify for admission into the Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Mass Communication, an applicant must:

  1. Have a degree in any field of study.
  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)

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Mathematics (Part Time)


This programme is open to candidates who have:

  1. At least a Second Class Lower Bachelor’s Degree in Physics, Physics Education, or Engineering from University of Lagos or any other institution approved by the University of Lagos Senate.
  2. At least a Third Class Degree in Mathematics and/ or Statistics, Mathematics Education and Computer Science from  University of Lagos or any other institution approved by the University of Lagos Senate.
  3. In addition, all applicants may be required to take qualifying test(s) as a condition for admission.
  4. All applicants must satisfy other admission requirements of the School of Postgraduate.
  5. Admission into the Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics (Part-Time) is open to applicants who possess
  6. At least a Second Class Lower Bachelor’s Degree in Physics, Physics Education, Engineering, Economics, Psychology, Actuarial Science or Insurance from University of Lagos or any other institution approved by the University of Lagos Senate.
  7. At least a Third Class Degree in Mathematics and/ or Statistics, Mathematics Education and Computer Science from University of Lagos or any other approved by the University of Lagos Senate.
  8. In addition, all applicants may be required to take qualifying test(s) as a condition for admission.
  9. All applicants must satisfy other admission requirements of the School of Postgraduate.

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

  1. POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA (PGD) PART-TIME
  • Only candidates who possess Bachelor’s honours degree in the physical sciences or engineering from the University of Lagos or any other approved University are eligible for admission into the programme.
  • Candidates with Bachelor’s honours degree in Science related education disciplines.
  • 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.

Duration of Programme – Two (2) Academic Sessions

 

Postgraduate Diploma in Diploma (PGD) in Music (Full-Time)

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

  1. Candidates with Bachelor’s honours degree in other disciplines (except Music or Creative Arts) from the University of Lagos or any other approved University may apply for admission into this programme.
  2. Candidates may be required to satisfy the Department in a selection process before admission.
  3. Candidates are also expected to satisfy all other 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:
A minimum of Second Class Lower Division degree

Field of studies acceptable:
Holders of Bachelor’s honours degree in any discipline from a recognized University

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

Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics (Part-Time)

At least a Bachelors degree in Physics, Physics Education, Engineering, Economics, Psychology, Actuarial Science, Insurance, Mathematics, Statistics, Mathematics Education or Computer Science from a recognized institution.

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 Surveying and Geoinformatics (PART 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 (PGD) in Theatre Arts (Full- Time)

i. Candidates with Bachelor’s honours degree in other disciplines (except Creative Arts or Theatre 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 duration of the programme is twelve calendar months

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) 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 Music or Creative Arts) from the University of Lagos or any other approved University may apply for admission into this programme.
  2. Candidates may be required to satisfy the Department in a selection process before admission.
  3. Candidates are also expected to satisfy all other requirements of the School of Postgraduate Studies.      

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