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Modular MBA

Modular MBA Admissions

Admission Requirements

  • Five credit passes including English and Mathematics at the Ordinary Level for Anglophone applicants.

  • A 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.

  • A minimum of three year’s post-qualification work experience

  • A satisfactory performance at the Essential Skills Assessment or NMAT or the GMAT or the GRE. Candidates are to write only one of the above tests.

    The ESA is a ” minimum-preparation” 50-minute exam designed to test readiness for a graduate management education program. The assessment is delivered online through ProctorU in a secure, proctored environment. There is special pricing of $55 only for Lagos Business School applicants as a limited period offer. The standard price of the ESA test for all candidates applying to b schools in other parts of the world is 129 USD. A special discount of 74 USD has been procured for candidates applying to Lagos Business School only. Contact for your special discount. To register for the ESA follow this link

    NMAT cost is $75 (online & centre based), GMAT $250 and the GRE $205
    Visit for the NMAT, for the GMAT and for the GRE registrations. Candidates can pick a free copy of the NMAT study guide from the LBS Lekki campus after registering for the NMAT test.

    For the test preparation, please call B. Y. Mafit on 07063376716; Tractrain on 08033557712; Total Ascent 08104224268; Examplanet Services on 09027339900
    To schedule for the GMAT call Bellaz on 08060725686

  • A demonstrated intellectual capacity, professionalism, maturity and effective decision-making and problem-solving potentials assessed during an interview

Required Documents and Fees

The required supporting documents and fees are as follows:

  • Supporting Documents

    • A completed online application form.
    • Three reference forms to be completed within the online application by your referees.
    • Copies of O’Level and university degree certificates (statements of results are acceptable).
    • Official Transcripts sent after you have been admitted (these may be sent directly by your former school).
    • Curriculum Vitae.
    • A copy of the NYSC Certificate or Letter of Exemption for Nigerians only is required.
    • English language proficiency test (TOEFL or IELTS) for non-native English speakers is strongly advised.
    • A passport photograph.
  • Fees and Living Expenses

    The tuition for the current year is N3,600,000 per session and we run two sessions. Fees cover tuition and course materials and can be paid in eight instalments at the beginning of each semester. The tuition are subject to change.

    International Students – Tuition for international students for the current year is N3,600,000 per session and we run two sessions. Lagos Business School offers a minimum of 10% tuition scholarships to international students.

    Current Year Fees and Financing

    Full-Time MBA 1st Session 2nd Session Total
    Programme tuition N3,600,000 N3,600,000 N7,200,000*
    Application fee N5,000
    LBS Exam fee N10,000
    NMAT $75 (2019) Visit for details
    GMAT $250 (2016) Visit for details
    or GRE $205 (2016) Visit for details.

    *The tuition is subject to change

  • Important Notes

    The tuition fee is subject to review without notice and is payable in eight instalments. The fees cover tuition and course materials.

    Installment Amount Date Due
    1st / Acceptance NGN 1,200,000 1 month after Admission
    2nd NGN 1,000,000 January
    3rd NGN 1,000,000 May
    4th NGN 500,000 August
    5th NGN 1,000,000 November
    6th NGN 1,000,000 February
    7th NGN 1,000,000 May
    8th NGN 500,000 August
Dates & Deadlines

  • Application Deadlines:

    Round 1-4: Application always open on roll-over basis

  • Start Date
    January 2022

  • GMAT/GRE/NMAT  Score Submission Deadline

    Round 1-4: Same as application deadline

  • Lagos Business School awards automatic partial scholarships every year to outstanding international students on the Modular MBA programme.

  • The scholarships cover the tuition for the Modular MBA programme. If awarded, you will be responsible for other personal expenses including housing and feeding.

  • To qualify, you must have applied and given admission into the MMBA 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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