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The University of Lagos Admissions to Postgraduate Programmes 2020/2021 Session


Admission has started for the postgraduate programmes 2020 session at University of Lagos. On this page, you will get all the necessary information related to admission for postgraduate programmes 2020 into University of Lagos.

The University of Lagos Admissions to Postgraduate Programmes 2020/2021 Session


School of Postgraduate Studies, Lagos State University - a leading, prestigious first-generation university for postgraduate education and research in Africa, located at the University of First Choice and The Nations Pride Nigeria's Business Nerve Center.

It hereby invites applications for eligible candidates from recognized institutions for admission to the University's postgraduate programs in the 2020/2021 session:

  1. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Programmes.
  2. Masters Degree Programmes (i.e. LL.M, M.A., M.Ed., M.Sc., etc.).
  3. Professional Masters Degree Programmes (i.e. EMBA, LLS, MAG, MARPM, MBA, MBF, MCM, MCrim, MDF, MDM, MDR, MDSS, MEM, MESM, MFM, MGIS, MHDM, MHyS, MILD, MILR, MLA, MMAM, MMP, MPA, MPE, MPH, MPIA, MPM, MRM, MRPP, MSEM, MSIS , MTL, MTPM, MTTFL, MUD, MULTP, etc.).
  4. Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programmes.


There is flexibility in the mode of study with full-time, part-time, executive, and sandwich options.

Method of Application Step-wise-Step

Step 1. Sale of Application Forms commences on Monday, 25th May, 2020,lagos  and ends on Sunday, 14th August 2020.

Step 2. Completed Application Forms are to be submitted ONLINE not later than Sunday, 21st August 2020.

Step 3. Visit the School of Postgraduate Studies University of Lagos Portal, spgs.unilag.edu.ng, Click the 2020/2021 Applications link.

Step 4. Confirm availability and your eligibility for the desired course.

Step 5. Click the “Application Form” link and select the Postgraduate option from the Application Type menu.

Step 6. Complete the Pre-Application Form to obtain a Payment Reference Number. (please print the payment advice).

Step 7. Proceed to make payment of the non-refundable fee of ₦22,500.00 (Twenty Two Thousand and Five Hundred Naira Only) for the Form, and charges through any of the below options:

  • Remita Payment: Any commercial bank using the RRR number displayed on the payment advice.
  • Online Payment: Click the PayNow link to make payment directly on the portal with your bank debit card.


Step 8. After payment, return to the School of Postgraduate Studies website http://spgs.unilag.edu.ng, click the 2020/2021 Application link, then “Continue Application” link, log in with Payment Reference Number and provide surname in lowercase as password.

Step 9. Complete the Application form and upload digital passport photograph (jpeg format) which should not be more than 15KB in size and must be on a white background. The acceptable dimension is width: 275 pixels or 35mm, height: 314 pixels or 40mm. (Failure to comply with specified image format may lead to disqualification.)

Step 10. Click the “SUBMIT FORM” button if the information is correct, else, click the DECLINE button (Candidates are advised to conclude the final submission only after they have completely filled the form. Please note that editing of application form after final submission attracts a ₦1,000 charge).

Kindly note the following:

  • Candidates are advised to read the requirements for their desired programmes carefully to confirm eligibility.
  • Candidates awaiting Bachelor’s degree results or are currently undergoing Postgraduate programmes or Nigerian citizens who have not completed the National Youth Service Corps assignments are not eligible.
  • Holders of Degrees obtained from Outreach/Satellite campuses are not eligible.
  • Every applicant is required to upload EVERY credential listed on the application form for the admission such as (a) Degree Certificates (Not Statement of Results) (b) NYSC Certificate (c) Professional Certificates
  • All Academic Transcripts must reach the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies on or before the beginning of registration/screening exercise.
  • All M.Phil./Ph.D. candidates are required to contact the relevant Departments for availability of Supervisors/vacancies before applying.
  • Check the dates for ONLINE Qualifying Examination/Interviews and any additional information on the website of the University of Lagos, School of Postgraduate Studies (http://spgs.unilag.edu.ng) from 28th August 2020.


For further information, please contact through the following:
The Telephone lines provided at http://spgs.unilag.edu.ng
E-mails: admissionspgs@unilag.edu.ng; ictspgs@unilag.edu.ng; subdeanspgs@unilag.edu.ng

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