UNILAG Introduces M.Sc. in Hydrographic Surveying for 2024/2025 Academic Session

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has announced that is now open for application into a Master’s program in Hydrographic Surveying for the 2024/2025 Academic Session.


About M.Sc. in Hydrographic Surveying

This Master’s program is designed to train students in the necessary skill set needed for an excellent career in Maritime Mapping, Data Interpretation, and its Acquisition.

The program also aims to help boost Nigeria’s maritime capabilities to be at par with international standards while simultaneously solving the problem of talent and professional deficiencies in the Maritime sector.

Institutional Hosting

The M.Sc. in Hydrographic Surveying will be hosted by UNILAG’s Institute of Maritime Studies (IMS).

Curriculum Features

The curriculum is modeled in accordance with the guidelines put forth by the International Hydrographic Organisation (IHO).

Faculty and Industry Collaborations

This Master’s program has a robust faculty, which comprises renowned academicians with years of field experience.

Additionally, seasoned professionals working within the Maritime sector are to contribute to providing wholistic knowledge to students within the program.

These professionals work within organizations such as:

  • Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA)
  • Nigerian Navy Hydrographic Office
  • Nigerian Merchant Marine
  • Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA)
  • Several oil and gas companies.

Eligibility Criteria for UNILAG M.Sc. in Hydrographic Surveying

Interested individuals should possess the following in order to be considered eligible for the program:

  • Possess at least a Second-Class (Lower Division) Bachelor’s Degree from UNILAG or any other accredited university. The Degree would be from any of the following:
    • Marine Sciences
    • Physical Sciences
    • Engineering
    • Surveying
    • Geography
    • Earth Sciences
  • Have met all UNILAG’s postgraduate admission prerequisites.

Timeframe for Programme Completion | Full-Time & Part-Time

Full-Time Option

Minimum Duration: 3 semesters
Maximum Duration: 6 semesters

Part-Time Option

Minimum Duration: 4 semesters
Maximum Duration: 8 semesters

How to Apply

Interested individuals are to send their applications to the UNILAG postgraduate studies portal.


The UNILAG M.Sc. in Hydrographic Surveying program offers aspiring students a chance to chase a career in the Maritime sector.

Apply with the link above to secure your place in this program. Ensure you share this article with your friends.

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