The School of Foundation Studies will provide an intensive one-year programme teaching subjects in line with JUPEB syllabus for admission according to the following subject combination groupings.


Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates into the School of Foundation Studies, University of Lagos for the 2019/2020 Academic Session.  Highly successful candidates after an approved examination administered by the Joint Universities Preliminary Examination Board (JUPEB), are eligible for consideration for Direct Entry admission into the 200 Level of the Degree Programmes of the University through JAMB (Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board), or admission into the University of Bedfordshire, University of Central Lancashire, University of the West of England, De Montfort University, Leicester, University of Birmingham, (UK) University of Aberdeen, Scotland and Soochow University, China. Please note that the programme does not currently have facilities for the visually impaired and is strictly a non-residential programme.


S/N          SUBJECT COMBINATION                                                               DESIGNATION

  1. CRS/IRS – Music – Visual Arts                               SFS01
  2. CRS/IRS – French – Literature In English            SFS02
  3. CRS/IRS – Igbo/Yoruba – Literature In English SFS03
  4. CRS/IRS – History – Literature In English           SFS04
  5. CRS/IRS – Music – Literature In English              SFS05
  6. CRS/IRS – History – Igbo/Yoruba                         SFS06
  7. CRS/IRS – Igbo/Yoruba – Visual Arts                   SFS07
  8. CRS/IRS – History – Visual Arts                             SFS08
  9. CRS/IRS – Government – Visual Arts                   SFS09
  10. CRS/IRS – Government – Music                            SFS10
  11. CRS/IRS – Government – Igbo/Yoruba                SFS11
  12. CRS/IRS – Economics – Government                    SFS12
  13. CRS/IRS – French – Government                          SFS13
  14. CRS/IRS – Government – History                         SFS14
  15. CRS/IRS – Government – Literature In English SFS15
  16. Literature In English – Music – Visual Arts          SFS16
  17. French – Igbo/Yoruba – Literature In English     SFS17
  18. Government – Music – Visual Arts                         SFS18
  19. Economics – Government – Literature In English SFS19
  20. Government – History – Literature In English     SFS20
  21. Government – Music – Literature In English        SFS21
  22. Accounting – Business Studies – Economics          SFS22
  23. Accounting – Economics – Geography                    SFS23
  24. Accounting – Economics – Government                 SFS24
  25. Business Studies – Economics – Government       SFS25
  26. Business Studies – Economics – Geography          SFS26
  27. Economics – Geography – Government                SFS27
  28. Biology – Chemistry – Physics                                SFS28
  29. Biology – Mathematics – Physics                           SFS29
  30. Biology – Economics – Government                       SFS30
  31. Biology – Economics – Literature In English         SFS31
  32. Biology – Chemistry – Economics                           SFS32
  33. Chemistry – Physics – Mathematics                      SFS33
  34. Chemistry – Economics – Mathematics                SFS34
  35. Economics – Mathematics – Physics                     SFS35
  36. Mathematics – Physics – Visual Arts                    SFS36
  37. Mathematics – Economics – Geography               SFS37
  38. Mathematics – Geography – Physics                    SFS38

For Enquries: Contact Angela on 08033186314.


A minimum of FIVE credits (English Language, Mathematics and three relevant subjects) obtained at one sitting at the SSCE/WASSC, GCE/O/L, NECO with results obtained before registration. 



  • Visit the School of Foundation Studies application site on unilag.edu.ng
  • On the prospective student’s menu, click on the School of Foundation Studies
  • Go through the information on subject combinations relevant to your proposed choice of course of study for Direct Entry admission. Please note that changes have been made on the previous combinations.
  • Complete the Pre-Application Form to obtain a payment reference number (PRN) using the applicant’s names.
  • Make payment at any Commercial bank in Nigeria with the payment reference number (PRN)
  • Cost of Application Form (including online practice tests (excluding Bank Charges))

is N25,000.00 (non-refundable)

  • Make payment at any Commercial bank in Nigeria with the payment reference number (PRN)
  • Return to the applications site on unilag.edu.ng.
  • Log in with PRN as username and applicant’s surname in lowercase as password.
  • Complete the application form and print two copies for yourself.
  • Examination pass will be available online a week before the examination date. Print a copy and bring to the examination venue.


N.B:        Please read the information on the subject combination relevant to your course of study before completing the application forms online


Ø The Application opens on Monday, May 20, 2019 and closes on Friday, July 26, 2019.


Ø Examination Dates:  August 12 – 16, 2019


  • Mode of Examination: Computer-Based Testing (Please check the Unilag Website a week before examination to verify your examination date).


  • All Questions are Multiple Choice.
  • Examination subjects are: Mathematics, English Language (20 questions each) and 3 other relevant subjects according to candidate’s choice of subject combination (15 questions each), making a total of 85 questions,

to be answered in one (1) hour.

  •  All candidates are to report at designated venues (according to the schedule on the Examination Pass) two hours before the scheduled Examination time.


Results: Results and merit admission will be released on the University website on Wednesday, August 28, 2019.


The University of Lagos has zero tolerance for drug abuse, sexual harassment, examination malpractice and other anti-social behaviours.

 Please Contact for enquiries on 08033186314 or 07085303139 , Email: opadotunangel@yahoo.com

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