Programme Description

Our Postgraduate Diploma in Education teaches an approach that will stay with its students throughout their careers You’ll learn everything the qualified teacher needs to know about planning, teaching, learning, assessing, policies and processes. Our focused and flexible NUC accredited programme will deliver the knowledge and skills you need to advance your career whenever and wherever it’s convenient for you. 

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The PGDE programme is designed to prepare University graduates to teach in Post Primary schools and Tertiary Institutions.  The programme extends over two semesters and aims at providing teachers with professional training as well as a basis for their continuing professional development.

Through our PGD programme, you will: 

  • Improve your practice by building and developing ideas/strategies 
  • Examine your education system from an international perspective 
  • Build your knowledge of the assumptions, concepts, and principles of a range of learning theories, evaluating their usefulness in specific situations 
  • Develop your expertise in practitioner research 
  • Make appropriate use of professional and research literature 

Minimum number of units per semester: 12 units

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Candidates who possess the following qualifications are eligible for admission into the programme: 

  • Higher National Diploma (HND)
  • Bachelor’s, Masters or Doctorate degree in any field
  • NYSC certificate (or exemption letter) especially for applicants under 30 years. Graduates from NOUN, other distance learning centres within or outside the country are exempted from this requirement.
  • Any 5 O’Level credits including Mathematics & English in no more than 2 sittings



Per Course

  • Acceptance:
  • Miscellaneous:
    ₦8,500 Per session

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Graduates of this programme will be prepared for career opportunities in the following fields:

  • Policy development
  • Education
  • Administration
  • Psychology
  • Social work