The PGDE is affiliated to National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

The objectives of the programme are to:

  • enable students have an adequate understanding of the philosophical, psychological and sociological foundations of Education and their relevance to teaching and learning in schools;
  • enable students acquire the requisite general and subject-specific pedagogical skills for teaching in primary and secondary schools; and
  • provide opportunities for the development of practical skills in the school setting through a process of supervised internship/monitoring.


Target Group

The programme is targeted at graduates of other disciplines who do not possess a professional teaching qualification but are currently teaching or intend to teach in future.



Admission Requirements

Applicants for admission into the Postgraduate Diploma in Education programme are expected to possess a minimum of a First degree (BA/B.Sc), Higher National Diploma (HND) or its equivalent in languages, social sciences, basic sciences or other related disciplines with a minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division or Lower Credit respectively, in addition to that, a candidate must satisfy the UTME requirements.


Duration of the Programme

The programme is designed to last for 15 calendar months consisting of 12 calendar months of course work and three months of supervised internship in specially designed schools/colleges.

Only candidates who possess the entry requirements as specified above should apply.


Schedule of Fees

Admission Form  10,500.00  –
Tuition Fee  56,000.00  35,000.00
Academic Transcript (Excluding Courier Cost)  3,000.00
Transfer Charges  2,000.00
Change of Name  1,000.00
Carry Over Charges  7,000.00
Late Registration Penalty Charges  4,000.00
Examination Fee  1,000.00