National Open University of Nigeria
OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR
APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION INTO CERTIFICATE, DIPLOMA, UNDERGRADUATE, POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA AND MASTERS DEGREE PROGRAMME FOR 2011/2012Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) for studies leading to various awards in the University’s Certificate, Diploma, Undergraduate, Postgraduate Diploma, and Masters Degree Programmes for 2011/2012 academic session.
A. CENTRE FOR LIFE LONG LEARNING AND WORKPLACE TRAINING
I. Certificate Programmes
i. Proficiency Certificate Programmes Programme Code
a) Call Centre Skills 0004
b) Mobile Phone Repair 0005
ii. University (Academic) Certificate Programmes
a) Computer Literacy 1004
b) Dental Office Practice 1017
II Diploma Programmes
a) Business Communication 1201
b) Entrepreneurship 1205
c) Financial Management 1206
d) Marketing 1207
e) Medical Office Practice 1208
B. SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
i. University (Academic) Certificate Programmes Programme Code
a) Christian Theology 2001
b) Arabic & Islamic Studies 2002
c) French 2003
ii. Diploma Programmes
a) Christian Theology 2102
b) Arabic & Islamic Studies 2103
c) French 2104
iii. Undergraduate Degree Programmes
a) Criminology and Security Studies 2201
b) Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 2202
c) Mass Communication 2204
d) English 2205
e) French and International Relations 2206
f) Christian Theology 2207
g) Islamic Studies 2208
h) Political Science 2211
iv. Postgraduate Diploma Programmes
a) Criminology and Security Studies 2301
b) Mass Communication 2302
c) Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 2303
d) Christian Theology 2305
v. Masters Degree Programmes
a) M.Sc. Mass Communication 2401
b) M.Sc. Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 2402
C. SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
i. Undergraduate programmes Programme Code
a) Cooperatives Management 3201
b) Hospitality Management 3206
c) Entrepreneurial & Business Management 3204
e) Accounting (in collaboration with ICAN) 3205
ii. Postgraduate Diploma Programmes
a) Financial Management 3309
b) Public Administration 3311
c) Business Administration 3313
iii. Masters Degree Programmes
a) Master of Business Administration (MBA) 3413
b) Master of Public Administration (MPA) 3415
D. SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
i. Undergraduate Programmes Programme Code
a) Agricultural Science 4201
b) Biology 4202
c) Chemistry 4203
d) Integrated Science 4204
e) Information Technology 4205
f) Mathematics 4206
g) Physics 4207
h) Business Education 4212
Arts & Humanities Education
i) Early Childhood Education 4208
j) English 4209
k) French 4210
L) Primary Education 4211
ii Postgraduate Diploma Programmes
a) Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) 4301
iii. Master of Education (M.Ed.) Programmes
a) Educational Administration and Planning 4401
b) Science Education 4402
c) Educational Technology 4403
E. SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
i. Undergraduate Programmes Programme Code
a) Agricultural Extension & Management 5201
b) Communication Technology 5202
c) Computer Science 5203
d) Data Management 5204
e) Environmental Studies & Resource Management 5205
f) Nursing Science (for registered Nurses only) 5207
g) Mathematics 5208
h) Mathematics/Computer Science 5209
i) Community Health 5211
ii. Postgraduate Diploma Programmes
a) Agricultural Extension & Management 5301
b) Digital Communication 5302
c) HIV/AIDS Education and Management 5303
d) Mobile Communications Technology (Wireless) 5304
e) Information Technology 5305
iii. M.Sc. Programme
a) Information Technology (with Internet Applications) 5401
F. SCHOOL OF LAW
i. Undergraduate Programme Programme Code
LLB (Law) Degree Programme 6201
ii. Post Graduate Diploma Programme
Legislative Drafting 6301
2. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
I. CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES
a) Proficiency Certificate Programmes
i. No previous experience or qualification is necessary.
Note: Candidates for Proficiency Certificate will NOT be qualified to proceed to a Certificate / Diploma programmes without possessing the requisite basic qualifications.
b) University (Academic) Certificate Programmes
i Junior Secondary School Certificate.
ii Evidence of Secondary School Attendance or SSCE, GCE O/L, NABTEB and TC II attempted.
II DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES
i. At least two (2) credits at not more than two (2) in SSCE/GCE O’Level/NECO/NABTEB and TCII.
ii Holders of National Open University of Nigeria’s Academic Certificate.
iii Mature Candidates, that is, candidates aged 30 years and above , with relevant work experience of not less than 10 years may be considered on their merit.
III. UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES
a) 100 LEVEL
i. Five credits in the SSCE/GCE O’Level/NECO/NABTEB or equivalents at not more than two (2) sittings obtained in subjects relevant to the proposed field(s) of study.
ii. Teachers’ Grade II Certificate with a minimum of five merits or its combination with any of the certificates listed under (i) to obtain equivalent of five credits at ‘O’ levels.
iii. Candidates seeking admission into School of Law must have five (5) credits including English Language, Literature in English and at least a Pass in Mathematics at not more than two (2) sittings in NECO/SSCE or GCE O/L only.
iv. The School of Arts and Social Sciences requires that one of the five credits or merits must be in English Language, while at least two (2) should be in subjects relevant to the proposed field.
v. For School of Business and Human Resource Management, the credit passes at Ordinary Level must include English and Mathematics.
vi. For School of Education, the credit passes must include Mathematics for Science Education applicants and English Language for all humanities. Additionally, those in Science Education must have credit in English Language.
i National Diploma from recognised institutions.
ii Nigerian Certificate in Education (NCE) in subject(s) relevant to the proposed programme of study with a minimum of one merit and two passes.
iii International Baccalaureates, Interim Joint Matriculation Board (IJMB) with at least two ‘A’ level papers in relevant subjects and pre-requisites number of ‘O’ level credit passes.
iv Candidates for entry into School of Law must have a minimum of second class (lower) degree from any recognized university with at least five credits including English language, literature in English and a pass in Mathematics at not more than two sittings in NECO/SSCE or GCE ‘O’ level only.
v Candidates for entry into Bachelor of Nursing Science(BNSc) must have the following qualifications:
IV. ACCESS PROGRAMME
Candidates who do not possess the requirement for entry into an undergraduate programme will be required to register into the Access Programme which syllabus has been designed to be equivalent to ordinary level certificate syllabus of the respective subjects.
The subjects available under the Access Programme are: Mathematics, English Language, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Literature in English.
Candidates must pass the Access courses registered for in the Access programme before proceeding to undertake any undergraduate programme.
a) Candidates seeking admission must possess either Bachelor Degree Certificates or equivalent from institutions recognised by the Senate of NOUN; or be
b) Holders of HND with a minimum of Lower Credit from institutions recognised by the Senate of NOUN.
c) Candidates seeking admission into the School of Business and Human Resource Postgraduate Diploma Programmes, with professional qualifications such as ACA, ACIS, ACIB, ACII, ACIA, etc may also be considered on individual merit.
d) Candidates seeking admission into the School of Law must possess a minimum of L.L.B degree.
VI. MASTERS DEGREE PROGRAMMES
a) A first degree from a University recognised by the Senate of
NOUN in a related field of study.
b) A postgraduate diploma in a related field from a University recognised by Senate may also be admitted.
c) A good honours degree in Education (Arts, Languages, Sciences, Social Sciences, Vocational and Technical subjects) from any University recognised by the Senate of NOUN.
e) Holders of HND (with a minimum of Upper Credit) from institutions recognized by the Senate of NOUN, in a related field of study.
f) Members of relevant professional bodies may apply for the Master of Business ( MBA) programme.
Note: Candidates may be required to satisfy additional requirements by specific Schools
3. DURATION OF PROGRAMMES
NOUN operates a flexible mode of study which allows a student to determine the pace, place, time and medium of study. Students’ support facilities are available at all our Study Centres nationwide.
4. METHOD OF APPLICATION (E-APPLICATION)
The entire process is electronic and online and operates 24-hours a day. The method of application is as follows:
1. Walk into any of these participating banks:
BANKS ACCOUNT NUMBERS
First City Monument Bank - 0676806017
Oceanic Bank - 0005701770 Zenith Bank - 1012587332
Skye Bank - 1790047324
2. Pay as follows for NOUN application forms:
Please find below the addresses of NOUN Study Centres for your information:
Josephine O. Akinyemi (Mrs)