1. Q: How can I gain admission into the PG School Programme ?
2. Q:What are the basic entry requirements?
Ans: Respond carefully to the advertisement (in some Nigeria dailies and on the Internet) – usually forms are on sale from February each year.
3. Q:What is the duration of each programme?
This varies from course to course and degree level to degree
- 5 credits at O/L including English Language (for all and Mathematics for Sciences and Science related courses.
- (b)Minimum of Second Class Lower for all academic Masters programmes.
- For professional Masters and Postgraduate
Diploma other academic qualifications may be considered e.g. 3rd class or HND.
- For higher degrees – CGPA of 4.0 for direct Ph.D.
Admission for LASU Masters graduates. MPhil/Ph.D admission will be offered to non-LASU
Graduates inrespective of the CGPA. However, no one with less than 3.0 may be considered for MPhil/Ph.D.
Academic Masters - 2 semesters
MPhil - 4 semesters
Ph.D - 6 semesters
PGD - 2 semesters
MBA - 3 semesters
Part-Time Programmes take double the time for each of the programmes listed above.
4. Q: How many supervisors may supervise my project/dissertation orthesis?
Ans: Masters or and PG Diploma – one MPhil/Ph.D – at least one (Main) and or a co-supervisor.
5. Q: Where is the Postgraduate School?
6. Q: Where will I receive my lectures or do my laboratory work?
Ans: It is located in the Main Campus of the University at Ojo, on Badagry Expressway Lagos.
Ans: In the Department in which your discipline is resident (and other departments your supervisor may recommend).
7. Q: How do I register for my programme
Ans: You can register (a) On-line or (b) in person in the PG School and
8. Q: What colour should my final report have?
Ans: Black – the lettering will be in gold on the spine and front cover.
9. Q: How many pages should the report be
Ans: The number should be reasonable. It should contain only relevant
10. Q: Can I do my programme from home and on-line
Ans: Not yet. You have to attend lectures up to 70% before you quality to write examination
11. Q: Can I defer my admission?
Ans. Yes – but you must have registered and paid the school
fees, otherwise the admission lapses.
12. Q: When is Postgraduate School form available for sale?
Ans. usually late February.
13. Q: What is the line of Communication for a Postgraduate
Student for any request?
Ans. Through the HOD, to Dean of Faculty and to Dean, Postgraduate School (and if need be, Vice-Chancellor)
14. Q: Can credit units earned on course work during a Master’s degree be credited towards a PhD degree?
Ans. Yes, if they are related or relevant.
15. Q: What is the minimum number of units for each course?
Ans. 3 - Some courses attract more units e.g. ‘projects’
16. Q: What is the grading system for each course examined.
Ans. Marks Letter Grade Grade Points
1. 70 and above % A 5.0
2. 60 – 69 B 4.0
3. 50 – 59 C 3.0
4. 45 – 49 D 2.0
5. 40 – 44 E 1.0
6. Below 40 F 0.0
17. Q: What is the numbering system for course levels?
Ans. (i) 700 – 799 - Postgraduate Diploma
(ii) 800 – 899 - Masters (Acad & Professional)
(iii) 900 – 999 - MPhil/PhD
18. Q: What is the classification of result at the Masters (Academic) Level?
Ans. Below 3.00 = Masters -Terminal
3.00 to 3.49 = MPhil -Terminal
3.50 to 3.99 = Proceed to MPhil/PhD
4.0 and above = Proceed to PhD directly