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UNILAG M.Sc. in Hydrographic Surveying Admissions 2023/2024

UNILAG M.Sc. in Hydrographic Surveying Admissions 2023/2024

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) wishes to inform all aspiring suitably qualified candidates that its Master of Science (M.Sc.) has commenced the sale of its application form for admission into its Hydrographic Surveying for the 2023/2024 academic session. See how to apply below.

Application is being invited from all aspiring and eligibly qualified candidates in the University of Lagos (UNILAG) for admission into its Master of Science (M.Sc.) programme in Hydrographic Surveying for the 2023/2024 academic session. The program is designed to align with international standards, this interdisciplinary course is not merely an academic exercise but a conduit to impactful careers in various maritime sectors.

Academic and Professional Scope of the M.Sc. in Hydrographic Surveying

This interdisciplinary programme is meticulously crafted to equip students with the necessary skill set for lucrative careers in Maritime Mapping, as well as Data Acquisition and Interpretation. It aims to align Nigeria’s maritime capabilities with international standards while simultaneously addressing the identified talent deficiencies in this sector.

Institutional Hosting and Strategic Objectives

Hosted by the Institute of Maritime Studies (IMS) at the University of Lagos, the M.Sc. in Hydrographic Surveying seeks to augment Nigeria’s maritime manpower pool and catalyse economic progress in accordance with globally recognised best practices.

Curriculum Features: Academic and Practical Training

The programme stands out for its comprehensive academic curriculum coupled with invaluable hands-on industry experience. It is modelled in conformity with the guidelines set forth by the International Hydrographic Organisation (IHO).

Expert Faculty and Industry Collaborations

The programme boasts a robust faculty comprised of distinguished academicians with proven expertise. Furthermore, contributions will be made by seasoned professionals from maritime-related organisations such as the Nigerian Navy Hydrographic Office, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Nigerian Merchant Marine, and various Oil and Gas Companies.

Eligibility Criteria

To be considered eligible for this academic venture, an applicant must:

  • Hold at least a Second-Class (Lower Division) Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Sciences, Marine Sciences, Engineering, Geography, Surveying, or Earth Sciences. The degree must be from the University of Lagos or any other university of repute.
  • Fulfil all additional postgraduate admission prerequisites set by the University of Lagos.

Timeframe for Programme Completion: Full-Time & Part-Time Options

Full-Time Students

  • Minimum Duration: Three (3) semesters
  • Maximum Duration: Six (6) semesters

Part-Time Students

  • Minimum Duration: Four (4) semesters
  • Maximum Duration: Eight (8) semesters

How to Apply

Interested candidates are encouraged to initiate their application process through the UNILAG postgraduate studies portal: https://spgs.unilag.edu.ng.

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