LASU Postgraduate Admission Form 2020/2021 Academic Session – How To Apply

Lagos State University school of postgraduate studies is yet to announce the sale of LASU postgraduate forms for 2020/2021 academic session. Lagos State University also known as LASU was established on the 18th of October 2000. LASU postgraduate school till date receives one of the highest request for admission from postgraduate applicants seeking admission into this university.

In this post, we will be discussing everything about LASU Postgraduate application form for 2020/2021 academic session, how to apply for LASU Postgraduate form online via LASU’s PG portal, the cost of LASU’s Postgraduate form and the closing date for submission of all completed LASU Postgraduate forms for 2020/2021 academic session.

We shall be breaking the process of applying for LASU Postgraduate form in a coordinated manner for ease of understanding most especially for first time applicants. However, applicants that have previously registered and participated in the previous Postgraduate screening exercise but did not make it through can equally gain form this information being posted here.

LASU Postgraduate application form for this academic session is not different from the previous sessions except some slight changes which in most cases do not even surface. Before going into details as regards LASU Postgraduate form for 2020/2021 academic session, we shall be looking at the most frequently asked questions about LASU Postgraduate form by past and present PG applicants. Listing and answering these FAQs would greatly assist applicants who must have had similar questions about LASU Postgraduate form screening application forms in mind before now.

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Below are the list of FAQ on LASU’s Postgraduate forms;

Is LASU postgraduate form out?

How much is LASU Postgraduate form?

When will LASU Postgraduate form be out?

Please when is LASU postgraduate screening starting?

Please I want to know if LASU postgraduate registration is in progress?

Please when is LASU Postgraduate form closing date?

Will there be an entrance exam for LASU Postgraduate School?

What are the admission requirements for LASU PG School?

Can I apply for LASU postgraduate programme without NYSC

I am currently doing my NYSC, am I eligible to apply for LASU postgraduate form?

FAQs on LASU Postgraduate Application Form Answers To FAQs on LASU Postgraduate forms
Is LASU Postgraduate form out? LASU Postgraduate form for this academic session is NOT out.
When will LASU Postgraduate forms be out? LASU postgraduate application form for 2020/2021 session is NOT out at the moment.
Please when is LASU postgraduate screening starting? The date for LASU’s Postgraduate form screening exercise is usually communicated via their online publication as shown below in this post.
Please I want to know if LASU postgraduate registration is in progress? Currently the Postgraduate form is not yet on sale
Please when is LASU Postgraduate form closing date? LASU PG form closing date shall be announced by the management
Will there be an entrance exam for LASU Postgraduate School? Yes there will be a screening test for all applicants
How much is LASU postgraduate Form? LASU Postgraduate Form is N25,300
What are the admission requirements for LASU PG School? Check HERE for the list of LASU PG programmes and admission requirements
Can I apply for LASU postgraduate programme without NYSC The answer is NO. Only candidates with NYSC Discharge certificate are eligible to apply for LASU postgraduate form
I am currently doing my NYSC, am I eligible to apply for LASU postgraduate form? No you are not eligible until your NYSC discharge certificate is ready.

The above are the most frequently asked questions on LASU Postgraduate forms and the best possible answers. Go through them carefully and you can never be wrong with those answers.

Now in details, LASU’s Postgraduate form comes out every academic session and many of you just rush without waiting to confirm if you are eligible to apply or buy the form which is the reason most get stuck in the middle of the registration process.

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Before applying for LASU’s Postgraduate form screening form you must meet the following requirements and eligibility criteria as listed below;

  1. Complete O’level results
  2. First Degree Certificate (B.Sc, M.A B.Edu, B.Engr or any HND certificate)
  3. NYSC Discharge Certificate

O’Level Result

Candidates applying for a PG programme at LASU must meet the following basic admission requirements amongst others.

Candidate must have at least five [5] CREDIT passes 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.

NYSC Discharge Certificate

To apply for a post graduate programme in LASU, an NYSC discharge certificate is a must have, for those without one, a certificate of exemption from your institution is acceptable by LASU. Candidates or applicants awaiting the completion of their NYSC programmes are not eligible to apply as they would not be considered for admission.

First Degree

For candidates from universities you must have possessed a first degree with a minimum of second class upper and above to apply for a Masters degree programme in any course that is relevant to the course offered in your first degree.

Candidates or applicants with 3rd class and below or HND in any course must first go through PGD (postgraduate Diploma) programme and after successfully completing the PGD programme becomes eligible to apply for a Masters degree programme in Lagos State University.

After you are sure your preferred choice of PG programme is offered in LASU and have confirmed you meet the admission requirements into the institution then you can go ahead and apply for LASU postgraduate application form.

Now let’s take a look at the list of postgraduate courses offered In LASU their admission requirements. The admission requirements are listed just directly under each PG programme.


Lagos State University requires five [5] CREDIT passes 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.

Check out this free PDF file, it contains LASU Postgraduate Admission Requirement for All Programmes.

List of Available Programmes


Department of African Languages.

  1. MA. 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. Ph.D 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. Ph.D Islamic Studies

Department of English

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

Department of Foreign Languages

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

Department of Theatre Arts and Music

Theatre Arts Programmes

  1. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)
  2. Master of Arts (M.A)
  3. M.Phil/Ph.D
  4. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)

Music Programmes

  1. Postgraduate Diploma
  2. Master of Arts (M.A)
  3. M.Phil/Ph.D
  4. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)


  1. MA. Philosophy


  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Education – FT/PT

BDepartment of Educational Foundations & Counselling Psychology

  • M.Ed.Counselling Psychology
  • M.Phil/Ph.D. Counselling Psychology
  • M.Ed Educational   Psychology
  • M.Phil/Ph.D Educational Psychology
  • M.Ed Early Childhood Education
  • M.Phil/Ph.D Early Childhood Education
  • M.Ed Sociology of Education
  • M.Phil/Ph.D Sociology of Education
  • M.Ed Philosophy of Education
  • M.Phil/Ph.D Philosophy of Education

Department of Physical and Health Education

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

  1. Ph.D – Full Time
  2. MPhil/Ph.D – Full Time
  3. M.Ed. – Full Time
  4. M.Ed. – Part Time
  5. M.EM – Part Time

Department of Science and Technology Education

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

Department of Language, Arts & Social Science Education

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


  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


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


Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering.

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Electronic and Computer Engineering
  2. M. Sc. Electronic and Computer Engineering
  3. M.Phil. /Ph.D Electronic and Computer Engineering
  4. Ph.D Electronic 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/Ph.D Chemical and Polymer Engineering
  4. Ph.D Chemical and Polymer Engineering

Department of Mechanical Engineering

  1. PGD Mechanical Engineering
  2. MSc. Mechanical Engineering
  3. Phil./Ph.D Mechanical Engineering
  4. Ph.D 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- PGDML
  5. Master of Legal Studies- MLS (Part time)
  6. LL.M Taxation (Part time)
  7. MLS Taxation (Part time)


Department of Public Administration.

  1. PGD Public Administration
  2. MSc. Public Administration with specialization in:
  3. Human Resource Management
  4. Public Policy Making and Analysis
  5. Local Government Administration and Management
  6. Public Financial Management and Budgeting
  7. Master in Public Administration
  8. M.Phil/Ph.D Public Administration
  9. Ph.D 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/Ph.D Human Resource Management
  5. Ph.D Human Resource Management

Department of Business Administration

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration
  2. Master in Business Administration (MBA)

iii    M.Sc. Bus. Admin. FT/PT with specialization in:

  1. Administration
  2. Management
  3. International Business
  4. Phil/Ph.D Buss. Administration
  5. PGD in Business Administration

Department of Accounting

  1. PGD Accounting
  2. MSc. Accounting – Full Time and Part time
  3. Phil/Ph.D Accounting

Department of Banking & Finance

  1. PGD Finance
  2. Sc. Finance

Department of Management Technology

  1. PGD Project Management [PGDPM]
  2. Master of Project Management [MPM].
  3. MSc. Management Tech.

Department of Marketing

  1. PGD – Marketing
  2. M.Sc. Marketing – Full time and Part time
  3. M.Phil./Ph.D Marketing


Department of Botany

  1. M.Sc. in Botany, Plant Pathology, Mycology, Plant Breeding & Genetics, Cytogenetic, Ecology, Taxonomy, Ecology Taxonomy, Plant Physiology, Ethno-medicine, Biosystematics and Bioinformatics.

Department of Fisheries

  1. PGD Fisheries
  2. M.Sc. Fisheries
  3. M.Phil/Ph.D Fisheries

Department of Biochemistry

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Industrial Biochemistry
  2. M.Sc. in Biochemistry
  3. M. Phil/Ph.D  in Biochemistry
  4. PGD in Biochemistry

Department of Physics

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

Department of Computer Science

  1. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Computer Science
  2. Master of Science (M.Sc.) Computer Science
  3. Ph.D Computer Science 

Department of Chemistry

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Chemistry
  2. M.Sc. Chemistry

iii M.Phil/Ph.D in;

  1. Organic Chemistry and Natural Products
  2. Analytical and Environmental Chemistry
  3. Physical and Inorganic Chemistry.

Department of Mathematics

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Mathematics
  2. M.Sc. Mathematics.

iii. Ph.D Mathematics with specialization in

  1. Pure Mathematics
  2. Applied Mathematics
  3. Applicable Mathematics

Department of Zoology & Environmental Biology

  1. MSc. Zoology and Environmental Biology
  2. Ph.D Zoology and Environmental Biology

Department of Microbiology

  1. PGD Microbiology
  2. Sc. Microbiology
  3. Ph.D Microbiology
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Department of Economics

  1. PGD Economics
  2. MSc. Economics
  3. Phil/Ph.D Economics

Department of Geography and Planning [Full & Part Time]

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

Department of Sociology

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

Department of Political Science

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

Department of Psychology

  1. M.Sc. Psychology
  2. M.Phil./Ph.D Psychology
  3. Ph.D 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/Ph.D 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/Ph.D Anatomy
  3. Ph.D Anatomy

Department of Physiology

  1. M.Sc.  Physiology
  2. M.Phil. /Ph.D Physiology
  3. Ph.D Physiology

C. Department of Community Health & Primary Health Care

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

iii. Master of Occupational Medicine

  1. Department of Medical Biochemistry
  2. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)
  3. Master of Science (M.Sc.)

iii. Master of Philosophy (M.Phil./Doctor of Philosophy [PhD]

iv Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)

How To Apply for LASU Postgraduate Admission Form

METHOD OF APLICATION, Applicants are required to pay the sum of Twenty Five Thousand Three Hundred Naira (N25,300.00) nonrefundable application fee into LASU Account online.

All applicants shall be required to sit for qualifying Entrance Examination on the Main Campus.

NOTE: Visit the University website for information on admission requirements.


Sale of postgraduate admission forms will be closed four (4) weeks from the date of its publication. Please note that forms are not on sale yet. As soon as forms are out on sale, this section will be updated.

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


  1. Candidates who have not completed the National Youth Service Corps assignment or their current Postgraduate Programmes need not apply.
  2. All academic transcripts must be received latest two weeks after the close of sale of forms.
  3. Request for transfer of processed application forms from one Department to another will not be entertained.
  4. Candidates must personally attend the selection and written examinations as make-up test will not be conducted.
  5. Please include your E-mail address/phone number on the form.

For further information, please contact:

The Secretary,

Postgraduate School,

Lagos State University, Ojo.

AMUNI, Mohammed Olayinka

Registrar & Secretary to Governing Council

Hope this is well understood? Do you have any questions as regards the 2020/2021 LASU PG application form? Please reach out to us via the comment section or our contact us page and we shall respond accordingly.

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