List of Accredited Courses Offered In (NOUN) National Open University of Nigeria

The management of National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has released the list of NOUN courses offered in the institution therefore candidates aspiring to gain admission into this institution can go through the information provided below.

The National Open University of Nigeria popularly known as NOUN is an open Distance Learning Institute (ODL) operated and fully owned by the Federal government of Nigeria. NOUN is currently Nigeria’s largest tertiary institution in terms of student population.

Gone are the days when, Candidates see NOUN as a plan B after consistently failing to gain admission into other tertiary institutions. One major advantage to studying at NOUN (National Open University of Nigeria) is that the institution is open to all students from all tribes irrespective of religious, ethnic, cultural or Geographical inclination.

These degree programmes listed below are the accredited courses according to NUC (Nigerian University Commission) this therefore gives candidates confidence in terms of information gotten from this blog post.

As for prospective students and readers, studying at National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), you are provided with facilities (as its resources permit) that aids learning, especially such facilities that would give training that has concrete relevance to the needs of our society as it relates to your career path.

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Secondly, studying at NOUN helps in fostering the spirit of creativity, inventiveness, resourcefulness and patriotism as this helps in solving the economic needs of the people of Nigeria in particular and the world in general.

We deem it necessary to provide prospective students of NOUN with the list of courses that are accredited in National Open University of Nigeria as it has become increasingly necessary based on data received as regards the subject matter.

As usual, we have arranged all available courses and their entry admission requirements for ease of identification for prospective candidates and students.

Usually, upon choosing a course of study, it is usually advised prospective students or candidates go through some of the requirements required to be eligible to study the course in question, aside payment of NOUN approved tuition fee, see other basic admission requirements below;

NOUN Admission Requirements

  • Candidate seeking admission into National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) must be at least 18 years of age in the year of admission
  • Must possess at least 5 credit passes in relevant subjects which must include English Language and mathematics at GCE O’Level, WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents at not more than 2 sittings and must not be two years apart.
  • Candidates with Teachers Grade II with passes at credit or merit levels in conjunction with credit passes in relevant subjects at GCE, WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents seeking for admission into NOUN may also be considered.
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Upon meeting these requirements as stated above, candidates becomes automatically eligible for admission into National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) and can proceed for their internal screening exercise either via online or university environment.

So with the above information, prospective candidates should be clear as regards the requirements for the list of courses offered in (NOUN) National Open University of Nigeria.

List of Accredited Courses Offered In (NOUN) National Open University of Nigeria.

As for the courses offered, we have collated the approved courses for applicants who have chosen National Open University of Nigeria. as their preferred choice of institution.

In this case, it has been arranged based on their faculties.

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Faculty of Agriculture

Agricultural Economics and Extension

Animal Science and Fisheries

Crop and Soil Sciences

Faculty of Art


Linguistics, Foreign and Nigerian Languages


Religious Studies

Faculty of Education

Arts and Social Science Education (ASSE)

Educational Foundations

Science Education

Health and Human Kinetic and

Library and Information Science

Faculty of Health Sciences

Nursing Science

Public Health

Environmental Health Science

Faculty of Law

Public Law

Commercial Law

Private and Property Law

Jurisprudence & International Law

Faculty of Management Sciences

Business Administration

Public Administration

Financial Studies

Entrepreneurial Studies

Faculty of Sciences

Department of Computer Science

Department of Environment Science

Department of Mathematics

Department of Pure and Applied Science

Faculty of Social Sciences

Criminology and Security Studies


Mass Communication

Peace Studies & Conflict Resolution

Tourism Studies

Political Science

Development Studies

Do you know that the Federal agency known as the Nigerian University Commission (NUC) responsible for accreditation of universities and courses offered in their respective institutions physically visit all Universities in order to ascertain conduct accreditation tests on all courses that are offered in these institution of which NOUN is part of.

The recent test by the NUC proved that all courses currently offered at NOUN passed their accreditation status, however, these course could still lose their accreditation status should they fail to maintain these standards.

If you have any question(s) related to courses offered in NOUN, their admission requirements and their accreditation status, kindly get back to us via the comment section below and we shall respond as fast as possible.

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