Executive MBA

Admissions EMBA

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission, you will have to meet all the following requirements:

  • Five credit passes including English and Mathematics at the O Level.

  • Minimum of a second-class lower degree from a university or a post-graduate diploma (PGD) from a recognised university for candidates with third-class degrees or Higher National Diplomas.

  • Minimum of seven years post-qualification (university degree) work experience.

  • A satisfactory performance at the LBS entrance exam or the GMAT or GRE exam.

  • Satisfactory evaluation of the candidate’s intellectual capacity, professionalism, maturity, past professional experience and motivation for work, through an interview. (Only short-listed candidates are interviewed).

  • As candidates will have to combine the demands of the programme with their work, an explicit approval of the company allowing the candidates to undertake these studies will also be required.

Documents & Additional Information

  • Supporting Documents

    • Three reference forms from three referees who know you in professional capacity. All the references may come from the same organisation and may also be sent directly by the referees.​
    • Copies of Ordinary level (if secondary education was in Nigeria) and university degree certificates
    • Official Transcripts sent after you have been admitted (these may be sent directly by your former school)
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Copy of the NYSC Certificate or Letter of Exemption for Nigerians only.
    • A passport photograph
    • Company organogram (this may be sketched)
    • Company consent form
    • Evidence of ability to pay (for self-sponsorship, kindly attach your 3 months bank statement or pay slip. For corporate sponsorship, please attach a sponsorship letter from your prospective sponsor) ​
  • Tuition and Fees

    LBS Entrance Exam Fee

    NGN 10,000 (Can be paid on the online application portal)

    EMBA Application Fee

    NGN 5,000 (Can be paid on the online application portal)​

    EMBA Tuition Fee

    NGN 3,500,000 per session. There are two sessions.

  • Important Notes

    The tuition fee are subject to review without notice and can be paid in eight installments. The fees cover tuition and course materials.

    Installment Amount Date Due
    1st NGN1,000,000.00 January
    2nd NGN1,000,000.00 May
    3rd NGN1,000,000.00 August
    4th NGN500,000.00 October
    5th NGN1,000,000.00 January
    6th NGN1,000,000.00 May
    7th NGN1,000,000.00 August
    8th NGN500,000.00 October
Dates & Deadlines

  • Application Deadlines

    Round 1: 13 April 2019
    Supplementary: To be communicated

  • LBS Entrance Exam Dates

    Round 1: 16 & 23 February 2019
    Supplementary: The Admissions Office will contact you.

  • Start Date

    January 2020

  • GMAT or GRE Score Submission Deadline

    Round 1: 13 April 2019
    Supplementary: The Admissions Office will contact you.

  • Lagos Business School awards 10% scholarships on tuition to international participants on the Executive MBA programme.

Information Session

Several Sessions are available all year round for you to attend. These sessions are designed to provide detailed overview of the MBA programme

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