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

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

Programme Title:—Pg.D Economics

Host Faculty:—Social Sciences

Degree Type:—Postgraduate (Postgraduate Diploma)

Duration:— Minimum of 18 months

The main objective of the PGD programme in Economics is to preMinimum of pare students for advancement to a higher degree programme in Economics. More specifically, the PGD programme aims:

  • To provide basic training for candidates coming from other disciplines who want to enroll in the master’s and PhD programmes in Economics
  • To provide basic training for students who want to hold a PDG certificate in economics to be able to understand the basic theories and quantitative tools of economic analysis.
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
English Language C6
Mathematics C6
Accounting LC
Accounting Education LC
Aeronautical Engineering LC
Agricultural Engineering LC
Any Other Discipline LC
Arabic And Islamic Studies LC
Banking And Finance LC
Bible Theology LC
Biochemistry LC
Business Administration LC
Clothing And Textiles LC
Communication LC
Computer Science LC
Economics LC
Electrical Engineering LC
Electrical/electronics Engi LC
English Language LC
Insurance LC
Marketing LC
Mechanical Engineering LC
Science Laboratory Technology LC
Secretarial Duties/studies LC
Social Work LC
Statistics LC
Accounting Third Class
Actuarial Science Third Class
Adult Education Third Class
Agricultural Economics & Ex Third Class
Agricultural Science Third Class
Agronomy/soil Science Third Class
Any Other Discipline Third Class
Arabic Third Class
Bible Knowledge / C.r.k Third Class
Biochemistry Third Class
Biology Third Class
Biology Education Third Class
Business Administration Third Class
Business Education Third Class
Chemistry Third Class
Communication Third Class
Computer Science Third Class
Economics Third Class
Education Third Class
Educational Technology Third Class
Electrical/electronics Engi Third Class
Electronics Third Class
Financial Accounting (adv) Third Class
French Education Third Class
Geology Third Class
History Third Class
Hygiene And Physiology Third Class
Insurance Third Class
Law Third Class
Law/civil Third Class
Law/Islamic/sharia Third Class
Literature In English Third Class
Mass Communication Third Class
Mathematics Third Class
Mechanical Engineering Third Class
Medicine Third Class
Mining Engineering Third Class
Physics Third Class
Political Science Third Class
Public Administration Third Class
Sociology Third Class
Sociology And Anthropology Third Class
Technical Education Third Class
Theology Third Class

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