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National Open University of Nigeria postgraduate courses

National Open University of Nigeria postgraduate courses

NOUN is known as one of the best places where the student can receive different levels of degree. This time we are going to talk about National Open University of Nigeria postgraduate courses. Check up the details of admission and fees.

National Open University of Nigeria postgraduate courses

Studying at National Open University Nigeria

The institution was established in 1983. National Universities Commission approves all the courses of the institutiuon.

There are five faculties and Centre for Life-Long Learning plus such Academic Certificate Programmes as:

  • Dental Office Practice
  • Computer Literacy
  • Returning Students
  • Medical Office Practice
National Open University of Nigeria postgraduate courses

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Postgraduate school of NOUN has some special features, let’s consider them.

National Open University of Nigeria Postgraduate school

The Postgraduate courses run on Full-time or flexible time bases. The programs are developed to give knowledge, provide practical skills. Masters level, and Postgraduate Diploma courses are underpinned by the principles of Distance and Open Learning. The vision of postgraduate school is to provide excellent knowledge and experience in scholarship, consultancies, research, upgrading the professional competencies and skills.

The aim of the school is to provide specialized knowledge for postgraduate students in accordance with international standards.

National Open University of Nigeria postgraduate courses

The application is open to all the qualified candidates. Here are the admission requirements for postgraduate courses in National Open University of Nigeria:

  • A candidate must meet the needed matriculation requirements, at least five 5 credit passes including Mathematics and English Language.
  • The applicant should have Bachelors Degree from recognized university or a minimum of Lower Credit of Higher National Diploma. Human Resource Management Postgraduate Diploma programmes require such qualifications as ACA, ACIS, ACIB, ACII, ACIA.
  • Applicants for Masters degree programmes should have Bachelors Degree in a related field of study (NOUN considers only the diplomas of the institutions recognized by the Senate of the NOUN).
  • Doctor of Philosophy Degree programmes admission requires masters degree diploma in relevant field.

National open university of Nigeria Postgraduate school fees

For new students

  • Registration Fees - N6,000.00
  • Caution Deposit - N3,500.00
National Open University of Nigeria postgraduate courses
  • Orientation Fees - N1,500.00
  • Matriculation Fees - N1,500.00
  • I.D. Card - N500.00
  • Library Fees - N3,000.00
  • ICT Administrative Charges - N5,000.00
  • E-Facilitation - N4,000.00
  • Result Verification - N10,000.00
  • Total compulsory Fees - N35,000.00

Returning Students

  • Registration Fees - N6,000.00
  • Library Fees - N3,000.00
National Open University of Nigeria postgraduate courses
  • ICT Administrative Charges - N5.000.00
  • E-Facilitation - N4,000.00
  • Total compulsory Fees - N18,000.00

Project Fees: Post-Graduate Diploma - N25,000.00, Master - N40,000.00

Exam Fess: Postgraduates (PGD and Masters) - N2,000.00 per course

Postgraduate courses in National Open University of Nigeria

School of Science and Technology


  • MSc. Information Technology
  • PGD. Information Technology
  • PGD. Digital Communication
  • PGD. Mobile (Wireless) Communication Technology
National Open University of Nigeria postgraduate courses
  • PDG. Agric and Extension

School of Health Sciences

  • PGD HIV/AIDS Education and Management
  • School of Agricultural Sciences:
  • PGD Agricultural Extension and Management

School of Law

  • PGD Legislative Drafting
  • School of Education:
  • Education (PGDE)
  • Dist. Edu (PGDDE)
  • M.Ed. Educational Administration and Planning
  • M.Ed. Science Education
  • M.Ed. Educational Technology
National Open University of Nigeria postgraduate courses
  • PhD Educational Administration, Educational Planning, Educational Technology, Mathematics Education, Science Education.

School of Management Sciences

  • PGD Financial Management, Public Administration, Business Administration
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Science Public Sector Management
  • Master of Science Public Administration
  • Master of Science Business Administration

School of Arts and Social Sciences

  • PGD in Criminology and Security Studies, Journalism and Mass Communication, Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution, Christian Theology.
  • M.Sc. Mass Communication
  • M.Sc. Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  • PhD in English (Language/ Literature)

Postgraduate education is an opportunity to become a professional in your field of work or research. The range of courses is wide, so choose your programme and get ready to absorb the knowledge and skills of higher level of education.

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