NOUN Courses and Requirements (UPDATED)

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NOUN Courses and Requirements

This guide delivers advice for admission into the National Open University of Nigeria, including the list of available and accredited NOUN courses and requirements to inform

View the Full List of Accredited NOUN Courses Here

View Individual Course Entry Requirements Here

NOUN Courses and Requirements for Bachelors Programmes (Entry into Year 1/100 Level):

  • Five (5) credits in the SSCE/GCE O’Level/NECO/NABTEB or equivalents at not more than two (2) sittings obtained in subjects relevant to the proposed field(s) of study.
  • The five (5) credits include Credits in Mathematics, English and 3 other relevant subjects
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NOUN Courses and Requirements for Bachelors Programmes (Entry into Year 2/200 Level):

  • ND at Upper Credit from a recognised institution
  • NCE relevant subjects to the programme of study with minimum of 1 merit and 2 passes
  • International  Baccalaureates,  Interim  Joint  Matriculation Board (IJMB) with at least two ‘A’ Level papers in relevant subjects  and  pre-requisite  number  of  ‘O’  Level  credit passes.

Masters and Postgraduate Courses

NOUN Courses and Requirements for Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

  • Possess either a minimum of pass Bachelors Degree in any discipline from a University recognised by the Senate of the NOUN OR a Higher National Diploma with a minimum of Lower Credit.
  • Please Note: Candidates who desire to apply for the Postgraduate Diploma in Legislative Drafting must have been called to the Bar.
  • Applications considered on individual merit
    • Candidates with professional qualifications (ACII, ACIS, ACA,etc) may apply to the school of Business and Human Resource Management PG Diploma programmes
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NOUN Courses and Requirements for Masters Programmes

  • Possess either a Bachelors Degree with a minimum of second class lower in the relevant field of study from a recognised University.
  • Candidate with membership certificate of relevant professional bodies may apply for the MBA programme
  • Applications considered on individual merit
    • Possess a lower classification and a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience Applications considered on individual merit
    • Postgraduate Diploma in related field of study from a recognised University
    • Higher National Diploma with a minimum of Upper Credit in the relevant field of study
Read More:  National Open University of Nigeria Application Form

NOUN Courses and Requirements for PhD Programmes

  • Possess a masters degree in relevant field of study from a recognised University
  • Candidates must have minimum score average of not less than 60% or a cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.5 on a 5-point scale.

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