LASU 2020 Postgraduate Admission Form for 2020/2021 academic session

LASU has released its form for 2020  Postgraduate Programmes
Ernest Sunday

Lagos State University has invited all suitably qualified candidates for admission into its Postgraduate Programmes (Full and Part-time) for the 2020/2021 Academic Session.

General Requirements listed by LASU

The University requires five credits including English Language at Ordinary Level (GCE, WASC, SSCE, NECO and NABTEB) for all courses and credit in mathematics at Ordinary Level for science, social sciences, management sciences and educational management courses.

The available faculties for the programmes are:


Department of African Languages

  1. M. A. Yoruba Literature & Culture

Department of History and International Studies

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in International Relations & Strategic Studies (PGDIRSS)
  2. Master in International Relations & Strategic Studies (MIRSS)
  3. M.A in History and Diplomacy 
  4. M.Phil./Ph.D History and Diplomacy
  5. PhD History and Diplomacy

Department of Religions

  1. PGD Christian Religious Studies
  2. M.A. Christian Religious Studies 
  3. M.Phil./Ph.D Christian Religious Studies
  4. PGD Islamic Studies
  5. M.A. Islamic Studies
  6. M.Phil./Ph.D Islamic Studies 
  7. PhD in Islamic Studies

Department of English

  1. M. A. English Language
  2. M. A. Literature in English
  3. M.Phil./Ph.D in English
  4. PhD in English

Department of Foreign Languages

  1. Master in Translation and Interpretation
  2. M.A. in Arabic Studies
  3. M.Phil/PhD in Arabic Studies 
  4. PhD in Arabic Studies
  5. M.A. French
  6. M.Phil/PhD French
  7. PhD French

Department of Theatre Arts and Music

  1. Theatre Arts Programmes
  2. (PGD) Theatre Arts 
  3. (M.A) Theatre Arts
  4. M.Phil/PhD Theatre Arts
  5. (PhD) Theatre Arts

Music Programmes

  1. (PGD) Music
  2. (M.A) Music
  3. M.Phil/PhD Music
  4. (PhD) Music

Department Of Philosophy

  1. M.A. Philosophy


Postgraduate Diploma in Education – FT/PT

Department of Educational Foundations & Counselling Psychology

  1. M.Ed.Counselling Psychology
  2. M.Phil/PhD.Counselling Psychology
  3. M.Ed Educational Psychology 
  4. M.Phil/PhD in Educational Psychology
  5. M.Ed Early Childhood Education
  6. M.Phil/PhD Early Childhood Education
  7. M.Ed Sociology of Education
  8. M.Phil/PhD Sociology of Educationix M.Ed Philosophy of Education
  9. M.Phil/PhD Philosophy of Education

Department of Human Kinetics, Sports & Health Education

  1. M.Ed. Health Education 
  2. M.Phil./Ph.D Health Education
  3.  M.Ed. Exercise Physiology
  4. M.Phil./Ph.D Exercise Physiology
  5. M.Ed Psychology and Sociology of Sports
  6. M.Phil./Ph.D Psychology and Sociology of Sports
  7. M.Ed Sports Management and Administration
  8. M.Phil./Ph.D Sports Management and Administration

Department of Educational Management

  1. PhD - Full Time
  2. MPhil/PhD - Full Time
  3. M.Ed. - Full-Time
  4. M.Ed. - Part-Time
  5. . M.EM - Part-Time

3.5 Department of Science and Technology Education 

  1. M.Ed Science Education
  2. M.Phil/PhD in Science Education
  3. M.Ed Mathematics Education
  4. M.Phil/PhD in Mathematics Education
  5. M.Ed Educational Technology
  6. M.Phil/PhD in Educational Technology
  7. M.Ed Computer Education 
  8. M.Phil/PhD in Computer Education

Department of Language, Arts & Social Science Education

  1. M. Ed. Language Education
  2. M.Phil/PhD in Language Education
  3. PhD Lang. Education
  4. M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction
  5. M.Phil/PhD Curriculum and Instruction
  6. PhD Curriculum and Instruction
  7. M.Ed. Social Studies Education
  8. M.Phil/PhD in Social Studies Education
  9. PhD in Social Studies Educ.

Centre for Environment and Sustainable Development Education (CESSED)

  1. PGD in Environmental Education (FT/PT)
  2. PGD in Environmental Resource Management (FT/PT)
  3. Master in Environmental Management(MEM) (PT)
  4. M.Sc. Environmental Education (FT)
  5. M.Sc. Environmental Resource Management (FT)
  6. M.Phil/Ph.D&Ph.D Environmental Education/Environmental Resource Management

Centre for Planning Studies

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Planning Studies 
  2. Master in Urban and Regional Planning


Department of Electronics and Computer Engineering

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Electronic and Computer Engineering 
  2. M. Sc. Electronic and Computer Engineering 
  3. M.Phil. /PhD in Electronic and Computer Engineering
  4. PhD in Electronics and Computer Engineering

Department of Chemical and Polymer Engineering

  1. PGD Chemical and Polymer Engineering
  2. M.Sc. Chemical and Polymer Engineering
  3. M. Phil/PhD Chemical and Polymer Engineering 
  4. PhD Chemical and Polymer Engineering

Department of Mechanical Engineering

  1. PGD Mechanical Engineering
  2. M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering
  3. M.Phil./Ph.D Mechanical Engineering
  4. PhD in Mechanical Engineering


  1. LL.M General Programme (Full time)
  2. LLM General Programme (Part-time)
  3. LLM Maritime and Commercial Law Programme (Part-time)
  4. Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Law- PGDMLv. Master of Legal Studies- MLS (Part-time)
  5. LL.M Taxation (Part-time)vii. MLS Taxation (Part-time)


Department of Public Administration

  1. PGD Public Administration
  2. M.Sc. Public Administration with a specialization in (a) Human Resource Management (b) Public Policy Making and Analysis (c) Local Government Administration and Management (d) Public Financial Management and Budgeting
  3. Master in Public Administration
  4. M.Phil/PhD in Public Administration
  5. v. PhD in Public Administration

Department of Industrial Relations and Personnel Management

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resources & Industrial Relations
  2. Master in Human Resources & Industrial Relations (M.HRIR)
  3. M.Sc. Human Resources & Industrial Relations
  4. M.Phil/PhD in Human Resource Management
  5. PhD in Human Resource Management

Department of Business Administration

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration
  2. Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  3. M.Sc. Business Administration - FTiv. M.Sc. Business Administration – PT
  4. M.Phil/PhD Buss. Admin
  5. PhD Bus. Admin

Department of Accounting

  1. PGD Accounting
  2. M.Sc. Accounting –FT/PT
  3. M.Phil/PhD Accounting
  4. PhD Accounting

Department of Banking & Finance

  1. PGD Finance
  2. M.Sc. Finance

Department of Management Technology

  1. PGD Project Management (PGDPM)
  2. Master of Project Management (MPM)
  3. M.Sc. Management Tech.

Department of Marketing

  1. PGD – Marketing
  2. M.Sc. Marketing – FT/PT
  3. M.Phil./Ph.D Marketing
  4. PhD Marketing


Department of Botany

  1. M.Sc. Botany
  2. Plant Pathology
  3. Mycology
  4. Plant Breeding & Genetics
  5. Cytogenetic
  6. Ecology
  7. Taxonomy
  8. Ecology
  9. Taxonomy, Plant Physiology
  10. Ethno-medicine
  11. Biosystematics and Bioinformatics
  12. MPhil/PhD
  13. PhD

Department of Fisheries

  1. PGD Fisheries
  2. M.Sc. Fisheries
  3. M.Phil/PhD Fisheries
  4. PhD Fisheries

Department of Biochemistry

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Industrial Biochemistry
  2. M.Sc. in Biochemistry
  3. M. Phil/PhD in Biochemistry
  4. PhD in Biochemistry

Department of Physics

  1. Master of Science in Physics
  2. M.Phil/PhD in Physics
  3. PhD in Physics

Department of Computer Science

  1. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Computer Science
  2. Master of Science (M.Sc.) Computer Science
  3. PhD in Computer Science

Department of Chemistry

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Chemistry
  2. M.Sc. Chemistry
  3. M.Phil/PhD
  4. Organic Chemistry and Natural Products
  5. Analytical and Environmental Chemistry
  6. Physical and Inorganic Chemistry

Department of Mathematics

  1.  Postgraduate Diploma in Mathematics
  2. M.Sc. Mathematics
  3. PhD Mathematics with specialization in (a) Pure Mathematics (b) Applied Mathematics (c) Applicable Mathematics

Department of Zoology & Environmental Biology

  1. M.Sc. Zoology and Environmental Biology
  2. PhD Zoology and Environmental Biology

Department of Microbiology

  1. PGD Microbiology
  2. M.Sc. Microbiology
  3. PhD Microbiology


Department of Economics

  1. PGD Economics
  2. M.Sc. Economics
  3. M.Phil/PhD in Economics
  4. PhD in Economics

Department of Geography and Planning (Full & Part-Time)

  1. M.Sc. Geography
  2. M.Phil./Ph.D Geography
  3. PhD Geography

Department of Sociology

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work
  2. Master in Social Work (MSW)
  3. M.Sc. Sociology
  4. M.Phil./Ph.D Sociology
  5. PhD Sociology

Department of Political Science

  1. M.Sc. Political Science
  2. M.Phil./Ph.D Political Science
  3. PhD in Political Science

Department of Psychology

  1. M.Sc. Psychology
  2. M.Phil./Ph.D Psychology
  3. PhD Psychology
  4. Master In Criminology, Security and Legal Psychology (MCSLP)


  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Communication Studies
  2. Master in Communication Studies (MCS)
  3. Master of Science Communication Studies
  4. M.Phil/PhD in Communication Studies
  5. PhD in Communication Studies


  1. Master in Transport Planning
  2. M.Sc. – Transport &Logistics
  3. M.Phil./Ph.D Transport & Logistics
  4. Ph.D Transport & Logistics


Department of Anatomy

  1. M.Sc. Anatomy
  2. M.Phil/PhD Anatomy
  3. PhD Anatomy

Department of Physiology

  1. M.Sc. Physiology
  2. M.Phil. /PhD Physiology
  3. PhD Physiology

Department of Community Health & Primary Health Care

  1. Master in Public Health (MPH)
  2. Master of Occupational Health
  3. Master of Occupational Medicine

Department of Medical Biochemistry

  1. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)
  2. Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  3. Master of Philosophy (M.Phil./Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  4. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Method of Application for LASU Postgraduate Programmes

According to LASU, applicants are required to pay the sum of Twenty Five Thousand, Three Hundred Naira (N25,300.00) non-refundable application fee into LASU account online.

LASU also stated that all applicants are to sit for the qualifying Entrance Examination on the Main Campus.

Visit the University website to apply online.

Application forms for all programmes should be submitted on-line and a copy of the e-Registration slip printed out by the applicant.


Candidates who have not completed the National Youth Service Corps assignment or their current Postgraduate Programmes need not apply.

According to LASU the closing date for the application forms is six weeks starting from 30th September. Application forms for all programmes should be submitted on-line and a copy of the e-Registration slip printed out by the applicant.

Additional information:

  • All academic transcripts must be received latest two weeks after the close of the sale of forms.
  • Request for transfer of processed application forms from one Department to another will not be entertained.
  • Candidates must personally attend the selection, and written examinations as make-up test will not be conducted.
  • Please include your E-mail address/ phone number on the form.


Any applicant who pays money to any individual/other accounts/or through other means aside from the one above, does so, to his/her own detriment

Prospective candidates are hereby requested to visit the University Website as well as Postgraduate School Website for details on various Postgraduate Programmes of the University.

For further information, please contact: The Secretary, Postgraduate School, Lagos State University, Ojo, and

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