ADVERTISEMENT FOR ADMISSION INTO POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES FOR THE 2016/2017 ACADEMIC SESSION

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR ADMISSION INTO POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES FOR THE 2016/2017 ACADEMIC SESSION


The Postgraduate School invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the under-listed postgraduate programmes at the Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, for the 2016/2017 academic session.

DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

i. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Computer Science

ii. Master of Science (M.Sc.) Computer Science

iii. Ph.D. Computer Science

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

1. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

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.

2. DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

I. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Computer Science

The criteria for admission into the PGD in Computer Sciences Programme will be as follows, provided that the candidate has five credit passes including English, Mathematics, Physics and any two science related subjects:

a. Candidates with Bachelor degree or its equivalent in computer sciences, computer education, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics or Engineering from a recognized University with a minimum of a third class division.

b. Candidates with Bachelor degree or its equivalent in Chemistry, Biology, Economics, Business Administration or any other science related course from a recognized University with a minimum of second class lower division.

c. Candidates with Higher National Diploma (HND) or its equivalent in computer Sciences, Mathematics Statistics, Physics or Engineering from a recognized institution with a minimum of lower credits.

d. Candidates with HND or its equivalent in Chemistry, Biology, Economics, Business Administration or any other science related course from a recognized institution with a minimum of upper credit.

Duration: The PGD programme runs for a minimum of 2 semesters and maximum of 4 semesters

II. Masters of Science (M.Sc.) in Computer Science

The criteria for admission into the M.Sc in Computer Sciences Programme will be as follows, provided that the candidate has five credit passes including two science related subjects:

a. Candidates with Bachelor degree in Computer Science of the Lagos State University or its equivalent from a recognized university with a minimum of a second class lower division.

b. Candidates with Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science of the Lagos State University or its equivalent from a recognized university with a minimum CGPA of 3.0

Duration: The M.Sc. programme runs for a minimum of 4 semesters and maximum of 6 semesters

III. Doctor of Philosophy (PH.D.) in Computer Science

The criteria for admission into the Ph.D. in Computer Sciences Programme will be as follows, provided that the candidate has five credit passes including English, Mathematics, Physics and any two science related subjects. Note all the conditions below must be satisfied.

a. Candidate must have B.Sc. degree in Computer Sciences or PGD in Computer Sciences from Lagos State University or a recognized university with a minimum of 3.0 CGPA

b. Candidate with M.sc in Computer Sciences of the Lagos State University with a minimum of 4.0 CGPA and thesis score not lower than 60% (B)

c. Candidate must demonstrate adequate intellectual capacity, maturity, effective decision making and problem solving potentials.

Duration: The Ph.D programme runs for a minimum of 6 semesters and maximum of 8 semesters