Undergraduate Admissions On-going at the Lagos City Polytechnic
Have you considered applying to an institution that offers an opportunity to learn by doing while also offering industry work placements that give students real-world experience and helping them build valuable networks for the future? If the answer is yes, then you are invited to send in your application for admission to the Lagos City Polytechnic. The institution, situated in Ikeja, Nigeria, offers admission to the departments of Accountancy, Banking and Finance and other business related courses of study. Here is an easy to navigate, extensive guide with key info that will help you effectively get through the application process for the polytechnic. To become a student, one has to meet the following general entry requirements:
Lagos City Polytechnic offers the benefits and services of its educational programmes to all eligible students without discrimination based on race, religion, colour, nationality, ancestry, sex, handicap, marital status, veteran status. Due to its location, the institution has a diverse student body and it has no affiliation to any tribe or religion, this means that such factors are not considered during the admission screening process. When offering admission to students, the Polytechnic intends to; provide reasonable learning opportunities to its students, to apply its rules fairly and consistently and to make reasonable efforts to inform her students of any issues which may affect their studies.
Admission is provisional in the first instance. The Polytechnic expects students to follow laid down guidelines and procedures and to contribute positively to the learning process by applying themselves to their studies for their duration of time in the institution. You must ensure that all information supplied to the institution for entry to a programme of study, is true, accurate and complete. Applications found to include false, incomplete or misleading information may be withdrawn by the Polytechnic or the offer amended.
In Lagos City Polytechnic, one can study for a Preliminary National Diploma (Pre-ND), a National Diploma (ND) and a Higher National Diploma (HND) and the requirements vary for each degree.
General Conditions for Admission
The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) is in charge of all admissions into the National Diploma (ND) programmes offered by the Polytechnics in the country including LCP. However, if a student meets the minimum admission requirements laid down by the National Board for Technical Education (N.B.T.E), admission to the institution is certain. The Polytechnic’s academic board makes sure that every student meets the minimum entry requirement as stipulated by the NBTE before they are offered admission.
The procedures for applying to the Polytechnic, for an HND, ND and a PRE-ND are as follows:
- Purchase an application form for N5, 000, complete the forms and submit them to the Polytechnic.
Conditions for a One Year Pre National Diploma (PRE-ND) Full-Time.
To qualify for admission into the one-year pre-ND programme, candidates must:
- Hold four WASC/GCE O’Level/SSCE/NECO/NABTEB passes in four subjects relevant to the programme at not more than two sittings.
- This means that one must have four ‘O’ Level, WASC/GCE/SSCE/NECO/NABTEB passes in English Language, Mathematics and any two of the following: Economics, Business Methods; Principles of Accounts; Literature in English; Commerce; History; Statistics; Geography; Government; one Science subject. For Secretariat Studies, Mathematics is desirable but not compulsory.
Courses that could be studied in the one-year pre-ND programme include:
- Banking & Finance
- Business Studies
- Secretarial Studies
Conditions for a Two Year National Diploma (ND) or Three Years (Part-Time).
To qualify for admission into the ND programme, candidates must:
- Hold WASC/GCE/’O’LEVEL/SSCE/NABTEB/NECO passes at credit level in four subjects relevant to the programme at not more than two sittings OR four credit passes in relevant subjects obtained at Pre-ND examination of an NBTE Accredited Polytechnic or similar post-secondary Technical Certificates (NTC), National Business Certificate (NBC) with credit passes in all the trade modules, three academic subjects relevant to the JAMB-PCE examination which is conducted annually.
Courses that could be studied in the ND programme include
- Banking & Finance
- Business Studies
Conditions for a Higher National Diploma (Two Years Full- Time or Three Years Part-Time).
To qualify for admission into the HND programme, candidates must possess:
- A National Diploma in the relevant NBTE accredited programme plus relevant qualifications specified in ll and at least one year post – ND Industrial work experience.
The Nature of Education at Lagos City Polytechnic
The nature of tertiary education is one of constant development and learning and the Lagos City Polytechnic makes sustained efforts to provide promised learning opportunities at the point a candidate accepts an offer of a place to study in the Polytechnic. These learning opportunities will be based on information provided by the institution through its prospectus and other published material.
The institution gives ample opportunities for industry work placements to give students real-world experiences while they study and it helps them build valuable business connections for the future. Internship placements also ensure graduate skills are closely aligned with what the industry wants.
The Polytechnic will make a continuous effort to guarantee that the information provided in its brochures is an accurate reflection of what you will study. In practice, courses and their requirements may change over time for reasons such as staff changes and subject advancements, in such cases, the institution would communicate such changes to all students accordingly.
The Lagos City Polytechnic offers low-cost but high-value degree programmes making tuition payment easier for students and parents. The degrees are also structured in a way that allows students to take work breaks and save up some money between degrees, this means students can simply suspend their study when there is a need for this, and come back to it at a more convenient time.
Life in Lagos City Polytechnic prepares you rather well for life’s demands. There would be ample opportunities for practical and hands-on work, alongside theoretical study as well. The programmes are fast-paced; students are handed their certificates in about two years, and can quickly join the workforce to start earning a living.
The Registrar, Lagos City Polytechnic (LCP)
6/7, Bashiru Oweh Street,
P. M. B. 21200 Ikeja
Phone Numbers: 08086784660 / 08105782278 / 08039157450
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