Professional MBA (Part-time)

Professional MBA Admissions

Admission Requirements

To be considered for the Professional MBA admission, you will have to meet all the following 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 NMAT or LBS entrance exam or the GMAT or the GRE. Candidates are to write only one of the above test.

    NMAT cost is $75, LBS entrance exam NGN10,000, 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 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
    For candidates interested in writing the LBS entrance exam, you can find the upcoming exam dates within the application portal. The study material for the LBS entrance exam is shared with you after you have started your online application.

  • 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 programme currently costs 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.

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

    Fees and Financing

    Full-Time MBA 1st Session 2nd Session Total
    Programme fees 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.
  • 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 NGN 900,000 January
    2nd NGN 900,000 May
    3rd NGN 900,000 August
    4th NGN 900,000 November
    5th NGN 900,000 February
    6th NGN 900,000 May
    7th NGN 900,000 August
    8th NGN 900,000 November
Dates & Deadlines

  • Application Deadlines:

    Round 1: 30 July 2019

    Round 2: 4 October 2019

    Round 3:  30 November 2019

  • Start Date
    February 2020

  • NMAT or GMAT or GRE  Score Submission Deadline

    Round 1: 30 July 2019

    Round 2: 4 October 2019

    Round 3:  30 November 2019

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

  • The scholarships cover the tuition for the Professional 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 PMBA 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

View Upcoming Sessions