National Open University Of Nigeria (NOUN) Accredited Courses (2019)

National-Open-University-of-Nigeria-Nigerian-InfopediaThe National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) is Nigeria’s largest Federal tertiary institution which offers Open and Distance Learning (ODL).  National Open University operates from Victoria Island in Lagos where its Administrative Headquarters is located.

NOUN Study Centres are spread throughout the country offering over 750 courses and about 50 programmes. Although, NOUN do not carry out lectures in normal classrooms or lecture halls like other Universities in Nigeria. NOUN examinations are usually Computer Based (CBT). it has all its courses accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC).

NOUN iLearn

The National Open University of Nigeria implemented an iLearn portal technology to improve its student’s learning experience in providing quality education. The NOUN iLearn platform was designed to

  • Create a virtual classroom environment where online class discussions can thrive.
  • Access answers to difficult question for students in respect to their course of study.
  • Access audio materials and smart e-Book digitized lecture video for improved and optimized student’ learning experience which is available on the platform.
  • Access to quizzes, assignments and self-study evaluation tools.

NB: The official portal for the National Open university Of Nigeria is

Below are the list of accredited courses offered by National Open University of Nigeria (2019)

The following are NOUN courses accredited by the NUC


i. Undergraduate Degree Programmes Programme Code
a) B.Sc. Criminology and Security Studies 2201
b) B.Sc. Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 2202
c) B.Sc. Mass Communication 2204
d) B.A. English 2205
e) B.A French and International Relations 2206
f) B.A Christian Theology 2207
g) B.A Islamic Studies 2208
h) B.Sc. Political Science 2211
i) B.Sc. Economics 2212
  1. Postgraduate Diploma Programmes
a) Criminology and Security Studies 2301
b) Journalism and Mass Communication 2302
c) Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 2303
d) Christian Theology 2305

Masters Degree Programmes

a) Sc. Mass Communication 2401
a) Sc. Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 2402

Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

a) Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) 4301
a) Postgraduate Diploma in Distance Education (PGDDE) 4302

iii.      Masters of Education (M.Ed.) Programmes

a) Educational Administration and Planning 4401
b) Educational Administration and Planning Science Education 4402
c) Educational Technology 4403

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Programmes (By Research)


English (Language/ Literature)    2505


Undergraduate Programme Programme Code
a) B. Agric. Agricultural Economics and Agro Business 4203
b) B. Agric. Agricultural Extension and Rural Development 4204
c) B. Agric. Animal Science 4205
d) B. Agric. Aquaculture and Fisheries Management 4206
e) B. Agric. Soil and Land Resources Management 7205
h) B. Agric. Crop Production and protection Sciences 7206

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Programme

PGD Agricultural Extension and Management      5301/7301

Science Education

a) B.Sc. (Ed.) Agricultural Science 4201
b) B.Sc. (Ed.) Biology 4202
c) B.Sc. (Ed.) Chemistry 4203
d) B.Sc. (Ed.) Integrated Science 4204
e) B.Sc. (Ed.) Computer Science 4205
f) B.Sc. (Ed.) Mathematics 4206
g) B.Sc. (Ed.) Physics 4207
h) B.Sc. (Ed.) Business Education 4212

Master of Science Business Administration

a) Master of Science Business Administration 3416

Arts & Humanities Education

S/N Undergraduate Degree Programmes Programme Code
a) B.A (Ed.) Early Childhood Education 4208
b) B.A (Ed.) English 4209
c) B.A (Ed.) French 4210
d) B.A (Ed.) Primary Education 2411

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Programme (By Course Work and Research)

Programmes Programme Codes
a) Educational Administration 4501
b) Educational Planning 4502
c) Educational Technology 4503


Undergraduate Programmes Programme Code
B.Sc. Computer Science 5202
B.Sc. Communication Technology 5203
B.Sc. Data Management 5204
B.Sc. Environmental Science & Resource Management 5205
B.Sc. Mathematics 5208
B.Sc. Mathematics/Computer 5209
B.Sc. Chemistry 5212
B.Sc. Biology 5213
B.Sc. Physics 5214
B.Sc. Financial Mathematics 5215

Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

a) Digital Communications 5302
b) Mobile Communications Technology (Wireless) 5304
c) Information Technology 5305

Masters Degree Programme

a) Information Technology (with Internet Options) 5401


Undergraduate Programme Programme Codes
a) B.Sc. Community Health 5211/8201
b) B.Sc. Dental Technology 8202
c) B.Sc. Environmental Health 8203
d) Mathematics Education 4504
e) Science Education 4505

Postgraduate Diploma Programme

a) PGD HIV/AIDS Education and Management 5303/8301
i) Undergraduate programme Programme Code
a) LLB (Law) Degree programme 6201

NOUN Postgraduate Diploma Programme

a) Legislative Drafting 6301


i Undergraduate Programme Programme Code
b) B.Sc. Cooperatives Management 3201
c) B.Sc. Entrepreneurship 3204
d) B.Sc. Accounting (in Collaboration with ICAN) 3205
e) B.Sc. Hospitality Management 3206

Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

a) Financial Management 3309
b) Public Administration 3311
c) Business Administration 3313

NOUN Management Science Masters Degree Programmes

a) Master of Public Administration (MPA) 3411
b) Master of Business Administration (MBA) 3413
c) Master of Science Public Sector Management 3414
d) Master of Science Public Administration 3415


Certificate Programmes

i. Proficiency Certificate Programmes
  1. Programme Code
a) Call Centre Skills 0004
b) Mobile Phone Repair 0005

 University (Academic) Certificate Programmes

a) Computer Literacy 1004
b) Dental Office Practice 1017
c) Arabic and Islamic Studies 1022
d) Christian Theology 1023
e) French 1024
f) Hotel and Catering Management 1025

Diploma Programmes

a) Business Communication 1201
b) Entrepreneurship 1205
c) Financial Management 1206
d) Marketing 1207
e) Medical Office Practice 1208
f) Arabic and Islamic Studies



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  1. Lamu Mshelia

    Good Day, am Lamu Mshelia I have PGDE from NTI and want to run masters in open university in education. pls what are the procedures and requirements. Thanks

    1. It’s two minutes read, Follow this link here to review Noun processes of admission for Masters and BSc

  2. My name is christy Peter, i have a good olevel result want to run a degree program in National Open University what are the procedure and requirements? WhatsApp me on 08064450809.

    1. Justice

      Christy, call me on 07033625935


    pls am interested in you programmes on entrepreneurship 3204 and mba on businnes administration. 3413 . pls send me more infor

  4. lawal oluwafemi

    I’m oluwafemi by name,pls I’m interested in your program but I want to confirm if you offer computer engineering or somethings similar and what are your requirements

  5. Abdallah Aliyu

    please i will like to know the my level, if i get admission from this school. I’m an n.c.e holder.

  6. Ufomadu francis obilor

    I would like to do my pgd in criminology and security studies 2301 please i need to know the course requirements

  7. Olayemi Yekini

    Pls am interested in your programme B.Agric. Aquaculture and fisheries management 4206 and also i want know if you any course on Electrical Electonic.

  8. Mfreke udo Johnson

    My name is mfreke udo Johnson. Do you have genda studies as course at the PGD level?

  9. Godspower

    I have a diploma certificate, can I apply for a direct entry into 200 level in NOUN? Kindly advise me on 08024271993. Godspower.

  10. Suleiman Mohammed

    i have a Diploma in Computer Science can i apply for a direct entry into 200 level in NOUN, pls advise me on 07066508251 Suleiman Mohammed


      I have HND in Estate Management can i apply for level 300 in computer science. thanks

  11. Usman lateef

    What are the processes of businesses administration. I will like to study business administration. Thanks

  12. Shola j yakub

    Shola j yakub are my names,I want to know if you have campus in Ogun state because I intend run a undergraduate course ,and where is it located .tanx

  13. Evelyn

    Any courses on English for masters student pls

  14. Ismail Bashir

    My name is Ismail Bashir I have a Bachelor degree in political science. Am interested in pursuing my MSC in peace and conflict resolution. What is the procedure for application and reg.fee. Thanks

  15. Godwin

    Pls dear, I am an HND graduate in Architecture and want to move on to further education to obtaining my Msc in an academic sense. Pls I have gone through the course outline for postgraduate programmes, and still lost on how to choose a more relative to my profession

  16. Aniedi Sunday Anieunam

    Dear Sir/Madam,
    My name is Aniedi Sunday. I am a native of Akwa Ibom State. I graduated from the University of Calabar with B. Agric. 2.2 in 2006. Will i be given admission offer in postgraduate diploma or Masters programmes and the likely field of study in the institution.
    Thank you.
    Aniedi Sunday

  17. solomon isun edwin

    My name is Solomon Edwin isun. I have my olevel pls i need ur advice i want the procedures and requirement to apply for decree programme noun.

  18. Abigail kalu

    Am Abigail, undergraduate, pls I want to apply for law, what are d procedure. Thanks

  19. Ukpebor sophia

    Is there opportunity to study bnsc nursing in noun? I already done nursing and midwifery. 08139268723

  20. Aja Stephanie Ngozi

    Good day pls l want to run an MBA course & how much is the fee & do l pay installment or pay all @ a time. Tanx

  21. Ayeni Yemisi

    Please, do you need more hands in the department of Hospitality Management. I am a graduate of this course with on- going masters degree in Tourism and recreation. Tanx for your reply.


    Please i want to know if you’re doing BSC NURSING.


    I want to do BSC NURSING if is among the accredited curse.

  24. lolo bwala

    I want to take d information technology PGD program I have a Bsc in chemistry watsapp me 07069730622

  25. kemi oguntunji

    Good day pls I have diploma in accounting I apply for direct entry tanks

  26. kemi oguntunji

    Good day pls i have diploma in accounting can I apply for direct entry and How much is it going cost me tanks

  27. olabode oloyede

    I want to study PGD Accounting

  28. idrees danmadami kafi

    i want study secretariat studies.

  29. Idrees Muhammad Danmadami

    i want study secretariat studies. and i.c.t.

  30. Shadrack Oluwaseun

    Please I have NCE in computer science education and I will like to study BSc educational management in institution

  31. peace ayike

    My name is peace pls how can I apply for bsc in community health.

  32. Lucky

    How can I apply for Bsc Nursing.

  33. shodeinde busayo

    Good day ma,my name is shodeinde Busayo,im a ssce holder
    .I want to study entrepreneurship (3204)please what are the requirements.
    please whatsapp me on 08107559941.thanks

  34. Oyinkro Wilson Timbuodo.

    please, do National Open University accept International Institute of Journalism Certificate in Journalism for admission into Mass Communication?

  35. George

    Am George, I am 3.79 in and in architecture, can I apply for hand or bsc in NOUN

    1. Nouonline

      George, you can visit National open university official website to know how to apply

  36. ARANSIOLA Ruth Toyin

    Good evening, please I have been given admission but When I want to generate RRR For paying admission form my email was incorrectly filled instead of the person that helped me do it put,please how can I correct it because of that I couldn’t pay my school. Thanks

  37. IDONIJE Emmanuel Aggrey


    Pls is it possible for me to do MBA with first degree in medical physiology?

    Kindly advice me with the requirements.

  38. Enobong paul

    Please why does noun not offering sociology and anthropology, that is the course am interested in. Please something should be done about that course, thank you.

  39. Ogechi

    I have been trying to apply for open university for the past two days. But the portal isn’t working. What could be the problem And pls is this not the correct portal? “ Pls help, I really want to apply.

  40. alex

    Please, is there any course i can study with a pass in maths?

    1. omo



    I am IFADA a graduate of Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma I had BSC Health Education. What are the Admission requirement for Master of Science of pubic Sector& management(3414) Or Master of science Public Admin(3415)

  42. Falmata

    Hello, please I want to study PhD. Social policy and administration. Do you have the offer.

  43. Abimbola

    pls sir, can I use two sittings in O’Levels and Environmental Health HND upper credit to study Bsc in Environmental Health?

    1. i don’t think so

  44. Victoria

    Pls I have nce in accounting and I want to do my degree
    Pls what is the procedure

  45. jumoke

    i want to know if an NCE Home Economics teacher in the secondary school can apply for Bachelor degree in hotel and catering or hospitality in view of non-availability of home economics degree. thanks

  46. Esther

    Pls I want more info about noun registration thank u

  47. Grace Amus

    I want to apply but,I don’t know if I can make use of my WAEC computer print out result to apply before obtaining the original certificate from WAEC office.

  48. Ab

    Why don’t noun offer medicine

    1. Medicine is a professional course that needs not be studied on per time basis

  49. Saibu Kehinde

    AM a student already in NOUN but i want to know if truly we would be going for NYSC this year bcos I could see that those who ggraduated this year was told to go and print an exception letter.

  50. Saibu Kehinde

    Its B.Sc. in Agricultural extension management not accredited?

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