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LASU [ACEITSE] Postgraduate Admission Form 2019/2020 | M.Sc & Ph.D

LASU [ACEITSE] Postgraduate Admission Form 2019/2020 | M.Sc & Ph.D

Lagos State University (LASU) Africa Center of Excellence for Innovative and Transformative STEM Education (ACEITSE) Postgraduate Admission Form, Courses, Duration, Admission Requirements, Application Guidelines and Deadline for 2019/2020 Academic Session.

The Africa Center of Excellence for Innovative and Transformative STEM Education (ACEITSE) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the following postgraduate programmes for the 2019/2020 academic session.

About the Centre

The Africa Centre of Excellence (ACE) Project 4 an initiative of the World Bank, co-funded by the Bank and AgenceFrancaise de Development (AFO), The Association of African Universities (AAU), the Regional Facilitation Unit (RFU) recently announced LASU ACEITSE as one cf the current centres of excellence in 12 West and Central African countries. ACEITSE is posed to bring into the delivery of science technology and mathernatics education and educational management and leadership, a unique strategy that will produce innovative and transformative teachers (educators), capable of stimulating and sustaining the desired improvement in science technology, engineering and mathematics education at all levels.

A degree from this Centre, funded by the World Bank, will accord holders global esteem and recognition. Staff are drawn front the best pool of global experts in STEM. The delivery of the curriculum will be in ultra-modern teaching and research facilities and students in the Centre will be international drawn from French and English Speaking countries.

Method of Application

All applicants are expected to pay a non-refundable application fee of online. Applicants from Nigeria are to pay the sum of twenty-five thousand (N25,000) only, while international applicants are required to pay the sum of One Hundred Dollars ($100:00) only. Please visit the Centre's website http://lasu-aceitse.org/ for details of payment.

AI applicants shall be required to sit for a qualifying entrance examination in the Faculty of Education at the Main Campus of the Lagos State University on dates to be communicated to applicants via their email addresses. International students will have entrance examination conducted online, details of which will be communicated to them later.

Information on how to apply

All applications and payments are to be made on the university website https://lasu.edu.ng

The start point for application is at https://lasu.edu.ng/selected_special_programmes/signup.php
and candidates should navigate there to submit certain data that will be used to process their payments and more importantly, to give them a unique ID that will be linked to ACEITSE application process.

The next stage is paying for the application form: this should be done at https://www.lasu.edu.ng/tsa/epayment/aceitse_fees_selector.php where the candidate will select Local or International. This is a function of what was picked at the preceding stage where an application form number should have been generated and echoed to the student. Candidates will proceed to select the relevant items in the drop down lists and submit same. Payment is to be made using a credit or debit card.

Once payment is made the candidate is expected to navigate to the url: https://lasu.edu.ng/selected_special_programmes/services_page.php

Here the candidate will fill the application form, supplying relevant data as needed so that Centre Management can make informed decisions on the application.

Once a decision is made in respect of the candidate’s admission status, the decision will be communicated to the candidate, through sms, email and via both the Centre and the University web sites.

Copies of all relevant documents, evidence of payments made etc. are advised to be kept for record purposes.

Academic Programmes

The following programmes are available at the Centre in 2019/2020.

One-year Master’s Degree programmes
  1. MSc. STEM Education and Entrepreneurship (with specialisation in Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics)
  2. MSc. ICT Education (with specialisation in Artificial Intelligence and Cyber Security)

PhD. Courses

  1. PhD. STEM Education and Entrepreneurship (with specialisation in Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics);
  2. PhD. ICT Education (with specialisation in Artificial Intelligence and Cyber Security).

Duration of Programme

The masters programmes of the Centre will be three semester while the doctoral programmes will last a duration of six semester.

General and Special Requirements

The Centre requires credit-level passes in five subjects including English Language and Mathematics at Ordinary Level (GCE, WASC and SSCE) or their equivalent in relevant African countries for ALL Courses. Specifically, the following entry requirements apply for the different programmes.

Programme Entry Requirements
A. Masters Programmes
1. M.Sc. STEM Education and
entrepreneurship (with
specialisation in Biology,
Chemistry, Physics or
Mathematics)
Credit level passes at SSCE (WAEC or NECO) or
equivalent in five subjects including English
Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry
and any one of: Biology, Health Science and
Agricultural Science at NOT more than two
sittings; Bachelor’s degree in any Science Education
discipline or Mathematics Education with a minimum of Second-Class Lower Division (2-2)
degree; and Bachelor’s degree in any science discipline or
Mathematics with a minimum of Second-Class
Lower Division (2-2) degree plus a Postgraduate
Diploma in Education (PGDE).
2. M.Sc. ICT Education (with
specialisation in Artificial
Intelligence or Cyber
Security)
Credit level passes at SSCE (WAEC or NECO) or
equivalent in five subjects including English
Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry
and any one of: Biology, Health Science and
Agricultural Science at NOT more than two
sittings; and Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science Education or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science with Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) both with a minimum of Second-Class Lower Division (2-2).

B. Ph.D. Programmes
3. Ph.D. STEM Education
and entrepreneurship (with
specialisation in the Biology,
Chemistry, Physics or
Mathematics)
Credit level passes at SSCE (WAEC or NECO) or
equivalent in five subjects including English
Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and
any one of: Biology, Health Science and
Agricultural Science at NOT more than two
sittings; Bachelor’s degree in any Science/Mathematics
Education discipline with a minimum of Second
Class Lower Division (2-2); Bachelor’s degree in any science discipline or
Mathematics with a minimum of Second-Class
Lower Division (2-2) plus a Postgraduate
Diploma in Education (PGDE); and Master’s Degree (M.Ed.) in
Science/Mathematics Education with a CGPA of
not less than 4.00.
4. Ph.D. ICT Education (with
specialisation in Artificial
Intelligence or Cyber Security)
Credit level passes at SSCE (WAEC or NECO) or
equivalent in five subjects including English
Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and
any one of: Biology, Health Science and
Agricultural Science at NOT more than two
sittings; Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
Education or Bachelor’s degree in Computer
Science with Postgraduate Diploma in Education
(PGDE) both with a minimum of Second-Class
Lower Division (2-2); and Master’s Degree (M.Ed.) in Computer Science
Education with a CGPA of not less than 4.00.

Closing Date

The closing date for the application form is six weeks from the date of this publication. Candidates should ensure that their academic transcripts are received at the Centre before the closing date. It is the responsibility of each applicant to ensure that his/her transcript reaches the ACEITSE, Lagos State University within this time interval.

Transcripts should be sent under confidential cover by the university where the candidate graduated from to the Director, Africa Centre of Excellence for Innovative and Transformative and STEM Education (ACEITSE), Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos.

Application forms for all programmes should be submitted online and a copy of the e-registration slip printed out by the applicant for his or her records.

General Information

Candidates (Nigerians) who have not completed the mandatory National Youth Service Corps assignment or are currently on Postgraduate Programmes need NOT

All Nigerian candidates must personally attend the selection examination. As stated earlier, international candidates will be expected to take a qualifying examination online.

Disclaimer

Any applicant who pays money to any individual/other account/or through other means aside from the official university account specified above does so at his/her own risk.

Prospective candidates are hereby requested to visit the ACEITSE Website: lasu-aceitse.org for more details.

For further information, please contact:

The Centre Manager
Africa Centre of Excellence for Innovative and Transformative STEM Education,
Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos.


Or

Send an e-mail to: rasheed.sanni@lasu.edu.ng or telephone: +234 803 327 8969

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