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UNILAG SCHOOL OF POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS & DURATION - 09082964145 by EmceeExquisite1(m): 8:18am On Jul 04, 2018
UNILAG POSTGRADUATE APPLICATION FORM FOR 2018/2019 ACADEMIC SESSION IS OUT, APPLY NOW! - 09082964145

The University of Lagos, the University of First Choice and The Nation’s Pride offers programmes and courses leading to higher degrees including the following:

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA
UNILAG PGD programme is design for those that intends switching Faculties or intend to do their Master’s Programme in a different field that is totally different from their bachelor degree courses or not eligible for a straight masters due to class of degree e.g third class brethren you can proceed to obtain a postgraduate diploma now.

It is also noteworthy that there are professional masters degree courses you can apply for irrespective of your discipline even with a minimum of a third class bachelor degree. It is most academic masters Programme that requires a postgraduate diploma or if you are switching from one field to another(faculty to faculty).

You want to see the list of Postgraduate diploma courses available in Unilag, check out the list below;

Postgraduate Diploma in Anaesthesia (Full-Time)
Postgraduate Diploma Applied Geophysics (Part-Time)
Postgraduate Diploma in Biomedical Engineering (Part-Time)
Postgraduate Diploma in Cell Biology and Genetics (Forensic Biology / Genetic Counseling options) (Full-Time)
Postgraduate Diploma in Chemical Engineering (Full-Time)
Postgraduate Diploma in Civil and Environmental Engineering (Part-Time)
Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science (Part-Time)
Postgraduate Diploma in Economics (Part-Time)
Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) (Full-Time and Sandwich)
Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Administration and Planning (Part-Time)
Postgraduate Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Part-Time)
Postgraduate Diploma in English (Part-Time)
Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Design (Part-Time)
Postgraduate Diploma in Finance (Part-Time)
Postgraduate Diploma in Guidance and Counselling (Part-Time)
Postgraduate Diploma in Health Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Administration Management
Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Communications & Navigation (PGD-MC)
Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Environmental Studies (PGD-ME)
Postgraduate Diploma in Mass Communication (Full-Time & Part-Time)
Postgraduate Diploma in Mathematics (Part-Time)
Postgraduate Diploma in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (Part-Time)
Postgraduate Diploma in in Molecular Diagnosis
Postgraduate Diploma in Diploma in Music (Full-Time)
Postgraduate Diploma in Philosophy
Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology (Full-Time)
Postgraduate Diploma in Risk Management Programme
Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics (Part-Time)
Postgraduate Diploma in Surveying and Geoinformatics (Full-Time)
Postgraduate Diploma in Theatre Arts (Full-Time)
Postgraduate Diploma in Visual Arts (Full-Time)

DURATION OF POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMME

PGD One Academic Session (1 Calendar Year)

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TYPES OF UNILAG SPGS MASTER’S DEGREE

(a) Academic Master’s

The master of arts (M.A.) and master of science (M.S.) degrees are usually awarded in the traditional arts, sciences, and humanities disciplines. The M.S. is also awarded in technical fields such as engineering and agriculture. Original research, research methodology, and field investigation are emphasized. These programs usually require the completion of between 30 and 60 credit hours and could reasonably be completed in one or two academic years of full-time study. They may lead directly to the doctoral level.

Many master’s programs offer a thesis and a non-thesis option. The degree is the same in both cases, but the academic requirements are slightly different. Students in non-thesis programs usually take more coursework in place of researching and writing a thesis, and they take a written comprehensive examination after all coursework is completed. Students in degree programs that include a thesis component generally take a comprehensive examination that is an oral exam covering both coursework and their thesis.

Master of Arts (M.A)
Master of Science (M.Sc.)
Master of Education (M.Ed)
Master of Laws (LL.M)

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS/ ELIGIBILITY FOR POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMAS/MASTERS BY COURSEWORK

An applicant for admission to a programme shall be:

1. Must possess a Bachelors’s degree of this University or any approved University;

2. A person who holds other qualification(s) recognized by senate of the University of Lagos;

3. In addition to (i) and (ii) above, an applicant may be required, as a condition for admission, to undergo a selection process in the form of written and/or oral examinations.

GENERAL NOTICE
1. (i) Candidates who have not completed the National Youth Service Corps programme or currently undergoing a Postgraduate programme need not apply. Such applicants will be automatically disqualified.

2. Candidates awaiting Bachelor’s degree results need not apply.

3. A holder of Degree obtained from an Outreach/Satellite are not eligible to apply.

4. All academic transcripts must reach the Deputy Registrar/Administrative Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies on or before the start of the session admission is being sought.

DURATION OF ACADEMIC MASTER’S PROGRAMME

M.A. M.Sc, M.Ed, M.P.A., M.P.H., LL.M., M.I.L.D. (1 Calendar Year)

(b) Professional Master’s

These degree programs are designed to lead the student from the first degree to a particular profession. Professional master’s degrees are most often “terminal” master’s programs, meaning that they do not lead to doctoral programs. Such master’s degrees are often designated by specific descriptive titles, such as master of business administration (M.B.A.), master of social work (M.S.W.), master of education (M.Ed.), or master of fine arts (M.F.A.). Other subjects of professional master’s programs include journalism, international relations, architecture, and urban planning. Professional master’s degrees are oriented more toward direct application of knowledge than toward original research. They are more structured than academic degree programs, and often require that every student take a similar or identical program of study that lasts from one to three years, depending on the institution and the field of study.

Professional degree programs usually require completion of between 36 and 48 units (one to two years of full-time study), and usually do not offer a thesis option. They do not always require that the bachelor’s degree be in a specific field, but they may recommend a certain amount of prior study or coursework in the subject area.

PROFESSIONAL MASTERS IN VARIOUS DISCIPLINES
Master of Applied Geophysics (MAG) (Part-Time)
Master of Aquatic Resource & Pollution Management (MARPM) (Part-Time)
Master of Business Administration (MBA) (Full-Time Part-Time and Executive)
Master of Conflict Management (Part-Time)
Master of Criminology (M.Criminology) (Full -Time and Part-Time)
Master of Development Finance (MDF) (Part-Time)
Master in Diplomacy and Strategic Studies (MDSS) (Part- Time)
Master of Disaster Management (MDM) (Part- Time)
Master of Dispute Resolution (Part-Time)
Master of Employment and Labour Studies (MELS), (Full Time & Part Time)
Master of Engineering Systems Management (Part-Time)
Master of Environmental Design
Master of Environmental Management (M.E.M.) (Part-Time)
Master of Facilities Management (MFM) (Part-Time)
Master of Geographic Information System (MGIS) Part-Time
Master of Geoinformatics Information Technology (MGIT) (Full-Time/Part-Time)
Master of Housing and Development management
Master of Industrial and Labour Relations (MILR) (Part-Time)
Master of Information Technology (M.I.T.) (Part-Time)
Master of International Law and Diplomacy (MILD) (Part-Time)
Master of International Relations & Strategic Studies (MISS)
Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA) (Part-Time)
Master of Laws (LL.M) (Full Time/Part Time)
Master of Legal Studies (Part-Time)
Master of Managerial Psychology (MMP) (Part-Time)
Master in Molecular Diagnosis (MMD)
Master of Natural Resources Management (MNRM) (Part-Time)
Master of Process Engineering (MPE) (Part-Time)
Master of Professional Ethics (MPE) (Part-Time)
Master of Project Management (MPM) (Part-Time)
Master of Public Administration (MPA) (Part-Time)
Master of Public Health (MPH) (Full-Time)
Master of Public and International Affairs (MPIA)
Master of Research and Public Policy
Master of Risk Management (MRM) Part-Time
Master of Security and Intelligence Studies
Master in Teaching of French as a Foreign Language (MTFFL) (Part-Time)
Masters in Transportation Planning and Management (MTP&M) (Part Time)
Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP)
DURATION OF PROFESSIONAL MASTER’S PROGRAMME
M.B.A., MPIA, e.t.c (15 Calendar Months)
(c) Master BY Research

Master of Philosophy (M.Phil)
Master of Dental Surgery (M.S)
(d) Doctoral Degree

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)
Doctor of Medicine (M.D)

DISTINCTION BETWEEN A PROFESSIONAL MASTERS AND ACADEMIC MASTERS PROGRAMME.

Professional Masters is a terminal degree while Academic Masters is a step towards a Ph.D. It depends on what you want to do afterwards. If you intend to leave the academic environment or the four wall of the classroom completely, to work in another sector or industry then go for Professional Masters. If you intend to continue in the university/academic environment lecturing, doing research and things like that then go for Academic Masters.

One major difference between the two is that to run the professional masters you do not need a very high B.Sc grade, while the Academic Masters requires good grade to be able to qualify for your preferred programme.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS/ ELIGIBILITY FOR M.PHIL/PH.D PROGRAMME

Masters of Philosophy (M.Phil)
To qualify for admission to the above programme:

(i) Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s honours degree from this University or any other approved University with at least a Second Class (Upper Division).

(ii) Candidates with a Master’s degree with a minimum of CGPA of at least 3.50.

(iii) All candidates to the M.Phil. programmes must contact the respective department for availability of supervisors before applying.

(iv) The candidate may be required to undergo a selection process as determined by the respective department.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)

(i) A candidate who has obtained the degree of Master of Philosophy must have a minimum CGPA of 4.0.

(ii) A candidate who has obtained the degree of Masters of Science must have a minimum CGPA of 4.0.

(iii) Candidates must clear with the respective Departments as to the availability of vacancies/supervisors before applying.

(iv) All candidates may be required to undergo a selection process as may be determined by the department.

For M. Phil and Ph.D. programmes only, admission shall be processed at the beginning of each semester.

ALL CANDIDATES FOR M. Phil./Ph.D. ADMISSIONS ARE TO PROVIDE TRANSCRIPTS OF THEIR MASTERS’ DEGREES OR FORMAL EVIDENCE OF PERFORMANCE AT MASTER’S LEVEL.

Some departments have specific requirements for admission. Candidates are therefore advised to consult the provided requirements below, please click on your choice of programme for more details or contact the departments of your choice for further information. Kindly visit UNILAG M.Phil / Ph.D PROGRAMMES

DURATION OF MASTER of PHILOSOPHY PROGRAMME


This is subject to regulations 17 and 20 of the General Regulations ( 1 calendar year, that is, the first year of the programme)

DURATION OF DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY PROGRAMME

This is subject to regulations 35 of the General Regulations ( 1 calendar year, that is, the first year of the programme).
KINDLY NOTE THE FOLLOWING:
• Candidates are advised to read carefully the requirements for their desired programmes to confirm eligibility.
• Candidates awaiting Bachelor’s degree results and Nigerian citizens who have not completed the National Youth Service Corps assignments or are currently undergoing Postgraduate programmes are not eligible.
• Holders of Degrees obtained from Outreach/Satellite campuses are not eligible.
• Every applicant is required to upload all certificates listed in the application form, such as:
– Degree Certificates (Not Statement of Results)
– NYSC Certificate
– Professional Certificates
• All Academic Transcripts must reach the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies on or before the beginning of registration.
• All M.Phil/Ph.D. candidates are required to contact the relevant Departments for availability of Supervisors/vacancies before applying.
• Please check for the dates of Qualifying Examinations/Interviews on the website of the University of Lagos, School of Postgraduate Studies: UNILAG SCHOOL OF POSTGRADUATE STUDIES (from 1st October, 2018).

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Re: UNILAG SCHOOL OF POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS & DURATION - 09082964145 by LegitGirl(f): 5:31pm On Jul 09, 2019
Thanks. Very detailed in comparison to other blogs.
Re: UNILAG SCHOOL OF POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS & DURATION - 09082964145 by Adebusolami2112: 10:41pm On Jul 09, 2019
Thanks. Pls keep me updated for the exam date

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