University Of Lagos (UNILAG) 2011/2012 Post Graduate Studies Application Details


The Human Resources Development Centre (HRDC) of the University of Lagos, on behalf of the School of Postgraduate Studies, invites applications from suitably qualified candidates from recognized Institutions for admission into full-time, part-time and sandwich postgraduate programmes of the University leading to the award of Postgraduate Diplomas, Masters degrees by Coursework, and Master of Philosophy degrees as well as Doctor of Philosophy degrees in the 2011/2012 Session.

Qualifying Examinations for entry into the Masters Degree and Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Programmes respectively will be held in some Departments of the University of Lagos, Main Campus, and the College of Medicine, Idi-Araba as scheduled below:

Note: Direct admission to postgraduate programmes for qualified International candidates

Tuesday June 7, 2011
(1) Sandwich Programmes

Wednesday June 8, 2011
(1) M.Ed. Adult Education
(2) M.Ed. Educational Foundations
(3) M.Ed. Educational Administration and Planning
(4) PGD Educational Administration and Planning
(5) M.Ed. Human Kinetics and Health Education
(6) PGDE Postgraduate Diploma in Education.
(7) PGD Guidance and Counselling
(8) M.Ed. Arts & Social Science Education
(9) M.Ed. Science and Technology Education

Thursday June 9, 2011
(1) M.Sc. Physics,
(2) PGD, Master in Applied Geology and Master in Applied Geophysics (MAG),
(3) M.Sc. Cell Biology and Genetics, Botany, Microbiology
(4) M.Sc. Marine Biology & Fisheries
(5) M.Sc. Chemistry, Analytical and Environmental Chemistry
(6) Environmental Management (PGD and Masters)
(7) M.Sc. & PGD Computer Science, Master of Information Technology (M.I.T.)
(8) M.Sc Environmental Toxicology and Pollution Management/M.Sc Parasitology & Bioinformatics
(9) M.Sc. Applied Entomology & Pest Management/M.Sc. Natural Resources Conservation.
(10) Master of Natural Resources Management (MNRM)
(11) M.Sc. Mathematics, Statistics

Friday June 10, 2011
(1) M.Sc. Business Administration, Marketing, Management, Operations Research, Operations and Production Management and Organisational Behaviour
(2) M.Sc Finance & MBF
(3) M.Sc. Accounting, PGD’Accounting
(4) M.Sc. Industrial Relations & Personnel Management & MILR
(5) M.Sc. Actuarial Science

Monday June 13, 2011
(1) M.Sc. Psychology and Masters in Managerial Psychology (MMP)
(2) M.Sc. Political Science
(3) M.P.A. Master of Public Administration – Full Time and Executive
(4) M.Sc. Geography
(5) M.Sc. Sociology (FT & PT)
(6) M.Sc. & P.G.D. Mass Communication
(7) MGIS Master of Geographic Information System
(8) Master in Transport Management and Planning
(9) M.Sc. & PGD Economics

Tuesday June 14, 2011
(1) PGD and M.A in Theatre Arts, Visual Arts and Music
(2) M.A. French, MTL, MTFFL.
(3) M.A. English (Language and Literature)
(4) M.A. Igbo, Yoruba
(5) M.A. History and Strategic Studies & M.D.D.S.
(6) PGD and M.A. Philosophy.

Wednesday June 15, 2011
(1) M.Sc. Anatomy.
(2) M.Sc.. Pharmacology
(3) M.Sc. Biochemistry.
(4) MPH Master in Public Health and M.Sc Public Health
(5) M.Sc. Haematology and Blood Transfusion.
(6) M.Sc. Clinical Pathology
(7) M.Sc. Medical Physics
(8) M.Sc. Pharmaceutical Chemistry.
(9) M.Sc. in Medical Microbiology and Parasitology
(10) M.Pharm. Master of Pharmacy
(11) M.Sc Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology
(12) M.Sc. Pharmacognosy
(13) M.Sc. Physiology
(14) PGD Anaesthesia.
(15) M.Sc. Physiotherapy.

Thursday June 16, 2011
(1) M.Sc. Construction Management/Construction Technology
(2) Master of Project Management (MPM)
(3) M.Arch.(Master of Architecture)
(4) P.G.D.E.D and Master of Environmental Design (M.E.D.)
(5) M.Sc. Estate Management
(6) Master in Landscape Architecture
(7) M.Sc. Urban and Regional Planning
(8) Master in Urban and Regional Planning (MURP).
(9) Master in Urban Design.
(10) Master of Facilities Management
(11) Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Building Services

Friday June 17,2011
(1) Masters in International Law and Diplomacy (MILD)
(2) LL.M (FT/PT)

Saturday June 18,2011
(1) MPIA Master in Public and International Affairs.

Monday June 20,2011
(1) M.Sc. & PGD Chemical Engineering
(2) M.Sc. Electrical/Electronics Engineering (Full-Time and Part-Time).
(3) M.Sc. Civil Engineering
(4) M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering
(5) PGD & M.Sc Surveying and Geoinfomatics.
(6) Master of Geoinformatics
(7) Master of Process Engineering (MPE)
(8) PGD and M.Sc Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Saturday June 25, 2011
M.B.A. (Full-Time / Part-Time) and Executive.

(i) Candidates for the Qualifying examinations are required to bring their Photo Cards with them to the Examination Venue without which they will not be allowed to sit for the Examination.

(ii) Those Awaiting Results of their first degree programmes are not Eligible to apply.

(iii) Part-Payment of school fees will not be allowed for full academic programmes.

(iv) Deferment of admissions will only be entertained for genuine reasons.

(v)The School, abridged prospectus can be purchased at the rate of N2,000.00 at the designated Banks.

(vi) Satellite, out-Reach/Affiliation Campuses Certificates/Transcript will NOT be accepted for admission.

(vii) Candidates who have not completed the NYSC assignments or their current postgraduate programmes need not apply. Such candidates will automatically be disqualified.

(a) The application fee for all Postgraduate Programmes is N10.000.00 (Ten Thousand Naira only) and N2,000.00 (Two Thousand Naira) for the SPGS Abridged Prospectus. These amounts exclude bank charges payable in cash at the following Banks.

(A) WEMA BANK PLC (See underlisted Branches)
Victoria Island,
Abuja (Main)
Mokola (Ibadan),
and Akure.

(B) INTERCONTINENTAL BANK PLC, (See underlisted Branches)
Ligali Ayorinde V.I,
Kingsway Building,
Adeola Odeku,
Broad Street,
Awolowo Rd Ikoyi,
Maza maza,
Trans Amadi Port Harcourt,
and Enugu.

(C) ECOBANK PLC, (See underlisted Branches)
Wharf Road Apapa,
Festac Town,
and Allen Avenue, Ikeja
Sale of Application Forms will commence as from Monday, 21st March, 2011.

Sale of Application Forms will close on Friday 6th May, 2011. After this date, there will be no further sale of forms under any circumstances.


Application forms are to be submitted on-line not later than Friday 6th May, 2011.

Hard copies of the Application Forms with credentials are to be submitted in the respective departments.

For further information, please contact: Deputy Registrar/Administrative Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Lagos, Tel. No. 8902566 or 01-7403307 or Email: dr_[email protected] or visit SPGS website


  1. Please, I want to know if a person that has a M.Sc. in Biochemistry can apply for M.Phil in Pharmacology or M.Sc,Pharmacology.I also want to know the school fees for foreign students.Thank you
    post script,
    What is the method of direct admission for international candidates?

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