Admission Requirements to Study Pgd Information Technology in NOUN

Below are the requirements to get admitted to study for a Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Information Technology at the National Open University of Nigeria.

NOUN admission requirements for post graduate diploma degree (pgd) in information technology

Programme Code:—5305

Programme Title:— Pgd

Host Faculty:— Sciences

Degree Type:— Post Graduate (Post Graduate Diploma)

Duration:— Minimum of 18 months

The National Open University of Nigeria, (NOUN) is the only Nigerian University dedicated to Distance Learning in the Country. Thank you for choosing the NOUN to pursue your postgraduate studies that will have a profound influence on your future. The National Open University of Nigeria from the inception of its academic programmes in 2003, had commenced Postgraduate studies in each of its five schools, particularly at the postgraduate Diploma level. Nonetheless, the Senate of the NOUN formalized the establishment of a School of Postgraduate Studies at its 46th Regular Meeting of April 6, 2009.


The Postgraduate programmes of the University are run either on Full-time (particularly for research-based Ph.D and Masters Degrees) OR flexible time bases. Our programmes are designed to expand the depth of your knowledge and to develop new skills, update your professional skills as well as add value to your organisation and business. Hence most of our programmes, particularly at the Postgraduate Diploma and Masters level, are by Coursework and Research underpinned by the principles of Open and Distance Learning.    Below are the compulsory O.level requirements as well as the acceptable results and their minimum grades.


Credit passes in five subjects which must include the following:
Subject Min Grade
Biology/Agricultural Science C6
Chemistry C6
English Language C6
Mathematics C6
Physics C6
Agricultural Engineering LC
Architectural Technology LC
Chemical Engineering LC
Civil Engineering LC
Computer Engineering LC
Computer Programming LC
Computer Science LC
Data Processing LC
Electrical/electronics Instr LC
Electrical Electronic Engin LC
Electrical Engineering LC
Electrical/electronics Engi LC
Electronics LC
Estate Management LC
Geology LC
Information Technology LC
Library Science LC
Mathematics & Statistics LC
Mechanical Engineering LC
Mechanical Engineering Scie LC
Physics And Electronics LC
Printing Technology LC
Science Laboratory Technology LC
Statistics LC
Textile Science And Technol LC
Agricultural Economics & Ex Third Class
Agricultural Engineering Third Class
Agricultural Science Third Class
Agronomy/soil Science Third Class Project Management Third Class
Biochemistry Third Class
Biology Third Class
Botany Third Class
Chemical Engineering Third Class
Chemistry Third Class
Civil Engineering Third Class
Communication Technology Third Class
Computer Engineering Third Class
Computer Science Third Class
Computer Science(education) Third Class
Computer Science/ Economics Third Class
Data Processing Third Class
Economics Third Class
Electrical Engineering Third Class
Electrical/electronics Engi Third Class
Electronics Third Class
Environmental Science Third Class
Environmental Technology Third Class
Estate Management Third Class
Forestry And Wood Technology Third Class
Geography Third Class
Geology Third Class
Human Physiology Third Class
Industrial Chemistry Third Class
Industrial Mathematics Third Class
Information Technology Third Class
Mathematics Third Class
Mathematics Education Third Class
Mechanical Engineering Third Class
Medicine Third Class
Metallurgical And Materials Third Class
Meteorology Third Class
Microbiology Third Class
Mining Engineering Third Class
Other Third Class
Petrol Chemical Engineering Third Class
Petroleum And Gas Engineering Third Class
Petroleum Engineering Third Class
Physics Third Class
Physics And Electronics Third Class
Physics Electronics Third Class
Physics With Mathematics Third Class
Polymer And Textile Engineer Third Class
Sociology Third Class
Statistics Third Class
Surveying Third Class
Technical Education Third Class
Textile Science And Technol Third Class
Zoology Third Class

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