Catalyst Tutorials is launching an intensive coaching program for UNILAG Diploma Entrance Examination. This program is for candidates who intend to GAIN ADMISSION into UNILAG via direct entry. It will cover all the details and important information you need to know to scale successfully into the Univerity of Lagos. The coaching and tutorials will begin on July 12th, 2021. You can find more details below. But first, we will go into some detail about the Unilag Diploma Program.


The University of Lagos Foundation Programmes (a.k.a Diploma Program) was started by the Human Resources Development Centre (HRDC) in 1998 to offer Diploma, Advanced Diploma, and Professional Certificates to qualified students and candidates.

This directive was created to provide opportunities for individuals to receive certifications in specialized academic departments. The program aims at human capacity building, which, in turn, makes applicants more desirable in their respective professional fields.


The Diploma also allows for admission into undergraduate programs via the Direct Entry method.

Suitable candidates are advised to apply for the Unilag Diploma Form.

The Diploma program is also known as Unilag Foundation, Unilag Predegree and, Unilag JUPEB.

It allows successful candidates to proceed directly into 200 level without the need for JAMB. The program runs for a year. Intending applicants will have to pass an entrance examination before they can join the program.

To gain access and to purchase the registration form, go to It is important to note that the Unilag diploma program is non-residential. Some applicants might opt to go through private centers for their JUPEB/diploma.  To find out more about this option, join the Catalyst Coaching Program, which begins on the 12th of July 2021. Or contact 08162726997, 08120353382 for questions and enquiries.


The requirement you need to proceed with your Diploma registration are as follows;

  • The applicant must have at least five credits in their current or awaiting O-level result.
  • The applicant must be over the age of 16.

Please note that Professional and Advanced Diploma requirements will differ depending on the certification to be acquired.

The diploma can serve as a lifeline for students who were unsuccessful in gaining admission through the UTME route or for students who do not want to deal with the hassle of post-UTME.


  • Visit the University of Lagos website (
  • On the prospective students’ menu, click on the School of Foundation Studies. Alternatively, directly visit
  • Go through the information on subject combinations relevant to your proposed choice of course of study for Direct Entry admission.
  • Complete the Pre-Application Form to obtain a payment reference number known as PRN, using the applicant’s names.

Listed below are some of the courses offered in the Unilag Diploma Program.

  1. Adult Education
  2. Architecture
  3. Accountancy / Accounting
  4. Actuarial Science
  5. Biochemistry
  6. Building
  7. Business Administration
  8. Business Education
  9. Biomedical Engineering
  10. Botany
  11. Cell Biology and Genetics
  12. Chemical Engineering
  13. Chemistry
  14. Civil Engineering
  15. Computer Engineering
  16. Computer Science
  17. Creative Arts
  18. Chinese Studies
  19. Christian Religious Knowledge / Studies
  20. Dentistry And Dental Surgery
  21. Dentistry and Dental Technology
  22. Education and Chemistry
  23. Education and Christian Religious Studies
  24. Education and Economics
  25. Education and History
  26. Education and Igbo
  27. Education and Integrated Science
  28. Education and Islamic Studies
  29. Education and English Language
  30. Early Childhood Education
  31. Education and Biology
  32. Education and French
  33. Education and Geography
  34. Education and Mathematics
  35. Education and Physics
  36. Education and Yoruba
  37. Educational Administration
  38. Electrical / Electronic Engineering
  39. English Language
  40. Estate Management
  41. French
  42. Finance
  43. Fisheries
  44. Geology
  45. Geophysics
  46. Guidance and Counseling
  47. Health Education
  48. History and Strategic Studies
  49. Home Economics and Education
  50. Human Kinetics
  51. Igbo
  52. Management
  53. Insurance
  54. Islamic Studies
  55. Law
  56. Marine Biology
  57. Mass Communication
  58. Industrial Mathematics
  59. Industrial Relations and Personnel Mathematics
  60. Mechanical Engineering
  61. Medical Laboratory Technology / Science
  62. Medicine and Surgery
  63. Metallurgical and Material Engineering
  64. Microbiology
  65. Nursing / Nursing Science
  66. Petroleum and Gas Engineering
  67. Pharmacology
  68. Pharmacy
  69. Philosophy
  70. Physics
  71. Physiology
  72. Russian
  73. Social Works
  74. Sociology
  75. Christian Religious Studies (CRS)
  76. Linguistics with Igbo / Yoruba
  77. Surveying and Geo-Informatics
  78. Systems Engineering
  79. Physiotherapy
  80. Psychology
  81. Quantity Surveying
  82. Radiography
  83. Technical Education
  84. Urban and Regional Planning
  85. Yoruba
  86. Zoology


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