Lagos State University Begins Sale of Forms for Admission into Postgraduate Programs for 2017/2018 Session

The Postgraduate School invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the underlisted postgraduate programmes at the Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, for the 2017/2018 academic session.

GENERAL REQUIREMENT

The University requires five [ 5 ] 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.

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

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

COLLEGE OF MEDICINE (LASUCOM) IKEJA

A. Department of Anatomy

i. M.Sc. Anatomy

Applicants for admission into this programme must possess:

a. Five O’ Level credits at not more than 2 sittings in Mathematics, English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology

b. Graduates of MBBS (MBBch/BDS), B.Sc Anatomy or B.Sc Physiotherapy with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division as recognized by the Senate of Lagos State University.

Duration: Minimum of 4 semesters and maximum of 6 semesters.

ii. M.Phil/Ph.D. Anatomy

a. Candidates must possess M.Sc. Anatomy with CGPA of not less than 3.5 or B.Sc Anatomy First Class.

b. Five O’ Level credits at not more than 2 sittings in Mathematics, English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Duration: Minimum of 6 semesters.

iii. Ph.D. Anatomy

a. Candidates must possess M.Sc. Anatomy with CGPA of not less than 4.0 b. Five O’ Level credits at not more than 2 sittings in Mathematics, English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Duration: Minimum of 6 semesters and maximum of 10 semesters.

B. Department of Community Health & Primary Health Care.

i. Master of Public Health

a. Applicants must possess O’ level credits passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

b. All applicants must have completed the NYSC programme or show proof of exemption.

c. A first degree in Science courses (medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing and other qualifications that may be approved by the Postgraduate School) with a minimum of 2nd Class Lower

d. Candidates without University degrees should obtain a Postgraduate Diploma prior to application.

e. All candidates should have a minimum of three years relevant post-qualification experience before applying.

Duration: Minimum of 6 semesters and maximum of 8 semesters.

ii. Master in Occupational Health (M.O. H)

Admission requirements include:

a. Applicants must possess O’level credits passes in Mathematics, English language, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

b. All applicants must have completed the NYSC programme or show proof of exemption.

c. First degree in Science (Nursing, Pharmacy, Environmental science, Pharmacology, Sociology) and other qualifications recognized by the Senate of Lagos state university with a minimum of Second Class Degree Lower Division.

d. Candidates without university degrees should obtain a Post graduate Diploma prior to application.

e. All candidates should have a minimum of three years relevant post-qualification experience before applying.

Duration: Minimum of 6 semesters and maximum of 8 semesters.

iii. Master of Occupational Medicine

Admission requirements include:

a. Applicants must possess O’Level credits passes in Mathematics, English Language, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

b. All applicants must have completed the NYSC programme or show proof of exemption

c. Basic Medical or Dental Degree registrable with the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria.

d. All candidates should have a minimum of three years relevant post-qualification experience before applying.

Duration: Minimum of 6 semesters and maximum of 8 semesters

B. Department of Physiology

i. M.Sc. physiology

a. The programme is open to candidates with Bachelor degree in Physiology, Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacology as well as candidates with professional qualification in Medicine and Dentistry (Fellowship of the Nigerian Postgraduate Medical Colleges, West African Postgraduate Medical College or similar bodies recognized by LASU Senate)

b. Candidates in other related courses recognized by the Lagos State University Senate may be required to satisfy the Departmental selection process.

c. All Bachelor Degrees must not be lower than Second Class Lower Division.

Duration: Minimum of 4 semesters.

ii. M.Phil/Ph.D. in Physiology

This programmes is open to:

i. Master degree holder in Physiology who has attained a total weighted average of 55.0-59.9% (GP. 3.50 – 3.99) pass from LASU or other University recognized by LASU Senate.

iii. Ph.D. in Physiology

The programme is open to candidates with:

i. M.Phil in Physiology

ii. M.Sc. in Physiology with a GPA of 4.0 and above from Lagos State University and any other University recognized by LASU Senate.

Duration: Six (6) semesters

D. Department of Medical Biochemistry

i. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

To be eligible for admission, candidates must be holders of

a. B.Sc. Degree in one of the following disciplines: Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, Applied Chemistry or any other related field with at least a Second Class (Lower Division) Pass.

b. MB, BS, MB, Ch., or BDS degree

c. FIML/FIST and HND with at least five years post-qualification experience may be considered.

d. Candidates may be required to undergo a selection process that involves written examination and/or interview.

DURATION: The programme shall be for at least Four (4) Semesters

ii. M.Sc. Medical Biochemistry

i. Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) Degree in Biochemistry of Lagos State University or any other University recognized by the Senate of Lagos State University. Candidates must be holders of a good honours degree not below Second Class Lower Division. Graduates from related disciplines may be considered on individual merits.

ii. Candidates with a Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Biochemistry from Lagos State University with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of not less than 3.50 could also be admissible into the programme.

iii. Candidates may be required to undergo a selection process that involves written examination/oral interview.

Duration: Minimum of four (4) semesters.

iii. M.Phil/Ph.D

An applicant for admission to M.Phil/Ph.D in Medical Biochemistry must possess M.Sc. Degree in Medical Biochemistry or Biochemistry from this University or any other University recognized by Senate.

iv. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)

The Ph.D degree programme is open to candidate holding M.Phil degree or equivalent in Biochemistry or Medical Biochemistry of Lagos State University or any other university recognized by Senate.

Holders of M.Sc. with Cummunlative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.0) and above can apply to the M.Phil/Ph.D. programme according to the regulations approved by Senate. Candidates may undergo selection by interview.

Duration: minimum of 6 semesters and maximum of 8 semesters.

Duration: The Minimum period of a full time study of Ph.D Degree shall be for six (6) Semesters. Students are required to register every session to maintain their studentship.

METHOD OF APLICATION

Applicants are required to pay the sum of Twenty Five Thousand Three Hundred Naira (=N=25,300.00) non-refundable application fee into LASU Account on Line.

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

NOTE: Visit the University website www.lasu.edu.ng for information on admission requirements.

CLOSING DATE

Sale of application forms will be closed four (4) weeks from the date of this publication.

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

NOTE

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.

secretary-pgs@lasu.edu.ng

 

SIGNED:

LEWIS Akinwunmi Oladapo

Registrar & Secretary

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