NOUN master's courses 2022: All the details about programmes

NOUN master's courses 2022: All the details about programmes

The National Open University of Nigeria, commonly abbreviated as NOUN, is a Nigerian federal open and distance learning institution. NOUN is the largest Nigerian university in terms of student enrolment, with a current student population of over half a million. The institution was created to provide cost-effective, accessible, and flexible education to Nigerian and international students. The university offers numerous diplomas, degrees, and postgraduate courses. What are the various NOUN master's courses one can pursue?

national open university of Nigeria master's courses
University students. Photo:, @Andy Barbour
Source: UGC

Where is NOUN headquartered? The institution's administrative centre is in Victoria Island, Lagos. NOUN has over 75 study centres spread across Nigeria's six geopolitical zones.

NOUN master's courses

Here is a look at the various National Open University of Nigeria master's courses.

2401M.Sc. Mass CommunicationSocial Sciences
2402M.Sc. Peace Studies and Conflict ResolutionSocial Sciences
2403M.A Christian Religious StudiesArts
2404M.Sc. Criminology and Security StudiesSocial Sciences
2406M.A. Islamic Studies Arts
3411Master of Public Administration (MPA)Management Sciences
3413Master of Business Administration (MBA) Management Sciences
3414M.Sc EntrepreneurshipManagement Sciences
3415M.Sc Public Administration Management Sciences
3416M.Sc Business AdministrationManagement Sciences
4401M.Ed. Educational Administration and Planning Education
4402M.Ed. Science EducationEducation
4403M.Ed. Educational TechnologyEducation
4404M.Ed. Guidance and CounsellingEducation
5401 M.Sc Information Technology (Internet Options) Sciences
7401M.Sc. Artificial Intelligence (A.I.)ACETEL Programmes
7402M.Sc. Cyber Security (C.S.)ACETEL Programmes
7403M.Sc. Management Information System (MIS)ACETEL Programmes
8306M.Sc Public HealthHealth Sciences
2405M.A. EnglishArts

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Other NOUN postgraduate courses

master's courses in NOUN
University students. Photo:, @Monstera
Source: UGC

Are there other types of postgraduate courses besides the National Open University master's courses? Yes, in addition to the NOUN courses for master's students, the university also offers various PhD courses. Here is a quick look.

2501 PhD in Mass CommunicationSocial Sciences
2502 PhD in Christian Religious StudiesArts
2504 PhD in Peace Studies and Conflict ResolutionSocial Sciences
4501 PhD in Educational Administration and PlanningEducation
4502 PhD in Science EducationEducation
4503 PhD in Educational TechnologyEducation
4504 PhD in Mathematical EducationEducation
5402 PhD in Information TechnologySciences
7404 PhD in Artificial Intelligence (A.I.)ACETEL Programmes
7405 PhD in Cyber Security (C.S.)ACETEL Programmes
7406 PhD in Management Information System (MIS) ACETEL Programmes
8303 PhD in Public AdministrationManagement Sciences
8304 PhD in Business AdministrationManagement Sciences

There are various NOUN master's courses one can enrol in at the hugely popular university. The entry requirements vary slightly from one course to another. Besides the master's courses in NOUN, the institution also offers a wide range of PhD courses.

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