LASU Postgraduate Courses and Requirements

Are you an aspiring student of Lagos State University (LASU) postgraduate programmes and wish to know detailed information about the list of available programmes offered by the school and the necessary requirements? Then you are on the right page.

This internet domain sets to deliver tangible and useful information to potential applicants of Lagos State University Postgraduate School.

We have meticulously made a compiled list of list of available programmes offered by the school and the necessary entry requirements for each of the full-time and part-time postgraduate programmes of the Lagos State University (LASU) for the 2024/2025 academic session.

Lagos State University Postgraduate Admission Requirements

Here are the admission requirements for PGD, Masters and PhD programmes, for all levels of PG programmes. Simply read them to ensure you are qualified to apply for any PG courses offered by LASU.

Post Graduate Diploma Programmes

Eligible candidates for any of the PGD courses offered at LASU must meet the following requirements:

i. Such applicant must have obtained a minimum of 5 (Five) credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level in not more than two sittings.

2. Also, Candidates must have obtained a Bachelor’s degree from any recognized University or HND from any recognized Polytechnic in Nigeria not lower than Third Class; or it’s equivalent to be eligible to apply.

3.  In addition to the above, Candidates with a Higher National Diploma (HND) with a minimum of Merit in a related field of study from a Polytechnic or any recognized institution.

4. Candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum Second Class (Lower Division) in a subject unrelated to the position for which they are applying in order to be considered.

Academic Master Degree Programmes

Applicants applying for Academic Masters Degree courses offered at LASU must meet the following requirements:

1. Applicants must obtain a minimum of 5 (five) credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level in not more than two sittings.

2. In addition to the above, Candidates must have obtained a first Degree from Lagos state university(LASU) or any recognized university in a relevant field with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division); and

3.  Lastly, Candidates with a Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) with a minimum CGPA of 3.50 is also eligible.

PROFESSIONAL MASTER DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Applicants applying for professional Masters’s Degree courses offered at LASU must meet the following requirements:

1. Applying Candidates are expected to have a minimum of 5 (five) credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level in not more than 2 sittings and not more than two years apart.

2. Another PG admission requirement for Professional Master’s at LASUis, Candidate is expected to have obtained a First Degree from LASUor any recognized university in a relevant field with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division)

3.  In addition to the above (ii) candidates with a Third Class Degree or HND and a Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) from Lagos state university or any recognized institution with a minimum of 3.50 CGPA are eligible to apply.

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY PROGRAMMES (ACCOUNTING AND BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ONLY)

Candidates applying for PhD programmes offered by LASU must meet the following requirements:

1. One of the requirements includes a minimum of 5 (five) credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level in not more than 2 sittings and not more than two years apart.

2. Secondly, Candidates are expected to have obtained a First Degree from Lagos State University or any of the recognised universities in Nigeria from any relevant field with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division)

3. Lastly, the Candidate must have obtained a Masters’s Degree from LASU or any recognized university in the proposed field of study with a minimum CGPA of 3.50.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Please note that candidates with B.Sc, PGD and HND cannot apply for PhD directly without going through Masters’s Degree programme first.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

The filled-out application forms must be attached with copies of the NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificates, as well as copies of all other required documents, including O’levels.

Candidates should make arrangements for their transcripts to be sent directly to the School of Postgraduate Studies’ Secretary. The applicant will suffer if their transcripts are not received on time.

Lagos State University Postgraduate Courses

1. Faculty of Arts

A. Department of African Languages.
M. A. Yoruba Literature & Culture

 
B. Department of History and International Studies
i. Postgraduate Diploma in International Relations & Strategic Studies [PGDIRSS]
ii. Master in International Relations & Strategic Studies [MIRSS]
iii. M.A in History and Diplomacy
iv. M.Phil./Ph.D. History and Diplomacy
v. Ph.D. History and Diplomacy
C. Department of Religions
i. PGD Christian Religious Studies
ii. M.A. Christian Religious Studies
iii. M.Phil./Ph.D. Christian Religious Studies
iv. Ph.D. Christian Religious Studies
v. PGD Islamic Studies
vi. M.A. Islamic Studies
vii. M.Phil./Ph.D. Islamic Studies
viii. Ph.D. Islamic Studies
D. Department of English
i. M. A. English Language
ii. M. A. Literature in English
iii. M.Phil./Ph.D. English
iv. Ph.D. English
E. Department of Foreign Languages
i. Master in Translation and Interpretation
ii. M.A. Arabic Studies
iii. M.Phil/Ph.D Arabic Studies
iv. PhD Arabic Studies
v. M.A. French
vi. M.Phil/Ph.D French
vii. Ph.D. French
F. Department of Theatre Arts and Music
1. Theatre Arts Programmes
i. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)
ii. Master of Arts (M.A)
iii. M.Phil/Ph.D
iv. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
2. Music Programmes
i. Postgraduate Diploma
ii. Master of Arts (M.A)
iii. M.Phil/Ph.D
iv. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

2. Faculty of Education

A. Postgraduate Diploma in Education
 
B. Department of Educational Foundations & Counseling Psychology
i. M.Ed. Counselling Psychology
ii. M.Phil/Ph.D. Counselling Psychology
iii. Ph.D. Counselling Psychology
iv. M.Ed Educational Psychology
v. M.Phil/Ph.D. Educational Psychology
vi. PhD Educational Psychology
vii. M . Ed Early Childhood Education
viii. M.Phil/Ph.D. Early Childhood Education
ix. Ph.D. Early Childhood Education
x. M.Ed Sociology of Education
xi. M.Phil/Ph.D. Sociology of Education
xii. Ph.D. Sociology of Education
xiii. M.Ed Philosophy of Education
xiv. M.Phil/Ph.D. Philosophy of Education
xv. Ph.D. Philosophy of Education
C. Department of Physical and Health Education
i. M.Ed. Health Education
ii. M.Phil./Ph.D. Health Education
iii. Ph.D. Health Education
iv. M.Ed. Exercise Physiology
v. M.Phil./Ph.D. Exercise Physiology
vi. Ph.D. Exercise Physiology
vii. M.Ed Psychology and Sociology of Sports
viii. M.Phil./Ph.D. Psychology and Sociology of Sports
ix. Ph.D. Psychology and Sociology of Sports
x. M.Ed Sports Management and Administration
xi. M.Phil./Ph.D. Sports Management and Administration
xii. Ph.D. Sports Management and Administration
D. Department of Educational Management
i. M.Ed. Educational Management
ii. Master of Educational Management (MEM)
iii. M.Phil/Ph.D Educational Management
iv. PhD Educational Management
E. Department of Science and Technology Education
i. M.Ed Science Education
ii. M.Phil/Ph.D. Science Education
iii. Ph.D. Science Education
iv. M.Ed Mathematics Education
v. M.Phil/Ph.D Mathematics Education
vi. Ph.D Mathematics Education
vii. M.Ed Educational Technology
viii. M.Phil/Ph.D Educational Technology
ix. PhD Educational Technology
x. M.Ed Computer Education
xi. M.Phil/Ph.D Computer Education
xii. PhD Computer Education
F. Department of Language, Arts & Social Science Education
i. M. Ed. Arabic Language Education
ii. M.Phil/Ph.D Arabic Language Education
iii. PhD Arabic Language Education
iv. M. Ed. English Language Education
v. M.Phil/Ph.D English Language Education
vi. PhD English Language Education
vii. Ed. French Language Education
viii. M.Phil/Ph.D French Language Education
ix. PhD French Language Education
x. M. Ed. Nigerian Language Education (Yoruba)
xi. M.Phil/Ph.D Nigerian Language Education(Yoruba)
xii. PhD Nigerian Language Education (Yoruba)
xiii. M. Ed. Curriculum and Instruction
xiv. M.Phil/Ph.D Curriculum and Instruction
xv. PhD Curriculum and Instruction
xvi. M. Ed. Social Studies Education
xvii. M.Phil/Ph.D Social Studies Education
xviii. PhD Social Studies Education

3. Centre For Environment and Sustainable Development (CESSED)

i. Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Education
ii. Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Resource Management
iii. Master in Environmental Management (MEM)
iv. M.Sc Environmental Education
v. M.Sc Environmental Resource Management
vi. M.Phil/Ph.D & PhD Environmental Education/Environmental Resource Management

4. Centre For Planning Studies

i. Postgraduate Diploma in Planning Studies
ii. Master in Urban and Regional Planning

5. Faculty of Engineering

A. Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering
i. Postgraduate Diploma in Electronic and Computer Engineering
ii. M. Sc. Electronic and Computer Engineering
iii. M.Phil. /Ph.D. Electronic and Computer Engineering
iv. Ph.D. Electronic and Computer Engineering

B. Department of Chemical and Polymer Engineering

i. PGD Chemical and Polymer Engineering

ii. M.Sc. Chemical and Polymer Engineering

iii. M. Phil/Ph.D. Chemical and Polymer Engineering

iv. Ph.D. Chemical and Polymer Engineering

C. Department of Mechanical Engineering
i. PGD Mechanical Engineering
ii. M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering
iii. M.Phil./Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering
iv. Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering

6. Faculty of Law

A. Master of Law (LL.M General Law)
B. Institute of Maritime Law:
i. Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime and Commercial Law
ii. Master of Law (LL. M Maritime and Commercial Law).
iii. Master in Legal Studies (MLS)
iv. LLM Law of Taxation
v. Master in Legal Studies (MLS Law of Taxation)
vi. PhD

7. Faculty of Management Sciences

A. Department of Public Administration.
i. PGD Public Admin.
ii. M.Sc. Public Administration with specialization in:
a) Human Resource Management
b) Public Policy Making and Analysis
c) Local Government Administration and Management
d) Public Financial Management and Budgeting
iii. M.Phil. PhD
iv. PhD Public Administration
v. M.Phil/Ph.D Public Admin.
B. Department of Industrial Relations and Personnel Management
i. PGD in Human Resources & Industrial Relations
ii. Master in Human Resources & Industrial Relations (M.HRIR)
iii. M.Sc. Human Resources & Industrial Relations
iv. M.Phil/Ph.D Human Resource Management
v. PhD Human Resource Management.
C. Department of Business Administration
i. Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration
ii. Master in Business Administration (MBA)
iii. M.Sc. Business Administration
iv. PhD Business Admin.
D. Department of Accounting
i. PGD Accounting
ii. M.Sc Accounting
iii. M.Phil/Ph.D Accounting
iv. Ph.D Accounting
E. Department of Banking & Finance
i. PGD Finance
ii. M.Sc Finance
F. Department of Management Technology
i. PGD in Project Management [PGDPM]
ii. Master of Project Management [MPM]

8. Faculty of Sciences

A. Department of Botany
M.Sc Botany
Plant Pathology, Mycology, Plant Breeding & Genetics, Cytogenetics, Ecology, Taxonomy, Ecology Taxonomy, Plant
Physiology, Ethno-medicine, Biosystematics and Bioinformatics.
B. Department of Fisheries
i. PGD Fisheries
ii. M.Sc Fisheries
iii. M.Phil/Ph.D Fisheries
iv. PhD Fisheries
C. Department of Biochemistry
i. Postgraduate Diploma in Industrial Biochemistry
ii. M.Sc in Biochemistry
iii. M. Phil/PhD in Biochemistry
iv. PhD in Biochemistry
D. Department of Physics
i. Master of Science in Physics
ii. M.Phil/Ph.D in Physics
iii. PhD in Physics
E. Department of Computer Science
i. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Computer Science
ii. Master of Science (M.Sc) Computer Science
iii. M.Phil/Ph.D Computer Science
iv. PhD Computer Science
F. Department of Chemistry
i. Postgraduate Diploma in Chemistry
ii. M.Sc Chemistry
iii. M.Phil/Ph.D
a) Organic Chemistry and Natural Products
b) Analytical and Environmental Chemistry
c) Physical and Inorganic Chemistry.
iv. Ph.D.
a) Organic Chemistry and Natural Products
b) Analytical and Environmental Chemistry
c) Physical and Inorganic Chemistry
G. Department of Mathematics
i. Postgraduate Diploma in Mathematics
ii. M.Sc Mathematics
iii. M.Phil/Ph.D Mathematics
iv. PhD Mathematics with specialization in:
a) Pure Mathematics
b) Applied Mathematics
c) Applicable Mathematics
H. Department of Zoology & Environmental Biology
i. M.Sc Zoology and Environmental Biology
ii. M.Phil/Ph.D Zoology and Environmental Biology
iii. PhD Zoology and Environmental Biology
I. Department of Microbiology
i. PGD Microbiology
ii. M.Sc Microbiology
iii. M.Phil/Ph.D Fisheries Microbiology
iv. PhD Fisheries Microbiology

9. Faculty of Social Sciences

A. Department of Economics
i. PGD Economics
ii. M.Sc. Economics
iii. M.Phil/Ph.D Economics
iv. Ph.D. Economics
B. Department of Geography and Planning
i. M.Sc Geography
ii. M.Phil. /Ph.D. Geography
iii. Ph.D. Geography
C. Department of Sociology
i. Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work
ii. Master in Social Work
iii. M.Sc. Sociology
iv. M.Phil./Ph.D. Sociology
v. PhD. Sociology
D. Department of Political Science
i. M.Sc Political Science
ii. M.Phil. /Ph.D. Political Science
iii. Ph.D. Political Science
11. SCHOOL OF TRANSPORT
Master in Transport Planning
12. COLLEGE OF MEDICINE (LASUCOM, IKEJA)
A. Department of Anatomy
i. M.Sc. Anatomy
ii. M.Phil/Ph.D. Anatomy
iii. Ph.D. Anatomy
B. Department of Physiology
i. M.Sc. Physiology
ii. M.Phil. /Ph.D. Physiology
iii. Ph.D. Physiology
C. Department of Community Health & Primary Health Care
i. Master in Public Health (MPH)
ii. Master of Occupational Health
iii. Master of Occupational Medicine
D. Department of Medical Biochemistry
i. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)
ii. Master of Science (M.Sc.)
iii. Master of Philosophy (M.Phil./Ph.D Philosophy)
iv. Ph.D. Philosophy.
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