Accredited Courses in National Open University of Nigeria

Here is the lists of all courses which has been approved and accredited in the National Open University of Nigeria by the National University Commission (NUC).

Through this platform, we wish to get this information out to the general public, most especially all aspirants, candidates and students of the National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, that the National Universities Commission (NUC) in Nigeria, has approved and released the results of Accredited Courses.

We’ve published below, All the courses and programmes in NOUN.

We’re extremely happy to notify all interested persons, that the National Universities Commission body has aslo granted the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) Nursing science program Interim accreditation!

This means that you can now study nursing in NOUN and get the same results/treatment as other nurses who graduated from other Universities in Nigeria.

Here are the full Accredited courses in NOUN



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 1218

Thanks is the list of courses offered by the National Open University of Nigeria.

However, we’ll still advice you to check the national open university of Nigeria courses available and each programmes requirement below.

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  2. Ifok plz I need to gain admission into national open university and have been to the banks but I was told to generate some kind of code plz kindly help me out

  3. sir, is it possible to combine my O’level NABTEB $ and my A’level NABTEB for admission in NOUN?. I have four credits in each,am also a public servant.

  4. i have NCE in Biology/Geography. can i be given admission to read Economics , POLITICAL SCIENCE IN 200 LEVEL

  5. I am Deborah I have e8 In math can I be given admission as nursing..I will leave that ma waec result when gce result is out I will submit it before I leave the school

  6. I only had d7 in math in my neco, but had credit in d rest, can i be admitted 2 study eng in edu witot giving me an additinal yr?

  7. Goodday Sir! I hav d7 in English at o-level will i be admitted into 200L to study Business Edu. I have Credits at NCE Level

  8. my is Micheal,i study economic and geography,in NCE. I want to do my degree in economics education,do you offer economic education in your school and how can we apply,am Not the only one.

    1. I have OND lower credit from laspotech in banking and finance can I be given direct entry in entrepreneurial and business management

  9. am taiwo if I had 4credit and a pass in my o level exam will I be given admission in your school?

  10. Hello. I am Muazu. I am a holder of HND Accountancy and have undergo a professional Accountancy course with NCA/ANAN Jos. I would want to study Law at degree level or Public Admin at Masters level. Please which among the two would be more accepted by the university considering my qualifications? Thanks.

  11. i am lawrence.I have pass in my chemistry.Please i want to no if i will be offered public health course.

  12. Please I have BSc in anatomy and Ond in science laboratory technology can I apply for BSc community health

  13. pls wit nd chew can one get direct entry bsc community health. am awaiting result dat will com b4 d yr

  14. I am a NCE graduate. I hav pass in English in O level. Will i b given admission to study Mathematics Education.

  15. I want to study English at NOUN. Will I be admitted if I don’t have Literature in English… I didn’t sit for it. But I have d complete required 5credits including mathematics and english. Thanks.

  16. Hello,i have upper credit in diploma in accounting and data processing for 2years from Unilorin under faculty of social sciences.i want to know the likely courses i would be given as direct entry.Thanks

    1. You can do any few educational courses like Education and geography or Library Science. Good luck!

  17. I nazir Lauwal by name, I have diploma in physics education, from Institute of education Ahmadu Bello University, zaria. Pls may get admission into 200 level, BSc physics, needs your reply urgently sir. Thanks

  18. Good evening sir please my name is Obi Blessing I just have o level result I want to know if I will bee given admission in noun to study health science

  19. I am a university diploma holder in maritime studies information and communication technology. Can I get a direct entry into your university? What courses may be available for me?

  20. I had HND marketing (Upper credit) and i want to read Law but i do not have Lit -in -English, does it mean i wont be taken?

    1. Hello Baale olajide, there is no university in Nigeria that give admission into Law without literature in English. So, register for WAEC or NECO to be sure you make up this deficiency. Success!

      1. Good day sir, just got this information now. I am interested to study in NOUN but ve Pass in English & Maths can admission be giving to me but before i round up will recietfy it.

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