Tamil Nadu Open University Distance Education List of Courses

The Tamil Nadu Open University was established in 2002 for the purpose of providing education to all and in need. The University offers many Programmes in various disciplines.

The method of instruction includes printed study material in Self Learning Mode, Personal Contact Programme, Response Sheets, Assignments, Video and Audio- cassette Lessons on selected topics, Dissertations/Projects in selected courses and Counseling of students on a one to one basis, organizing Regional and National Seminars and Special Lecture Series.

Let’s have a look at the courses offered by Tamil Nadu Open University (TNOU):

List of professional programmes:

  • Master of Business Administration - M.B.A
  • MBA Shipping and Logistics                  
  • MBA Hospital Administration
  • MBA Retail Management
  • Master of Computer Application - M.C.A
  • Master of Computer Application Lateral Entry - (M.C.A -LE)

List of post-graduate programmes

  • Master of Business Administration - M.B.A
  • MBA Shipping and Logistics Management
  • MBA Hospital Administration
  • MBA Retail Management
  • Master of Computer Application -M.C.A               
  • Master of Computer Application Lateral Entry - (M.C.A- LE)
  • M.Sc. - Psychology   
  • M.Sc. - Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • M.Sc. - Counselling and Psychotherapy (Lateral Entry)
  • M.Sc. - Mathematics
  • Master of Commerce - M.Com
  • M.A - English
  • M.A - History
  • M.A - Public Administration
  • M.A - Political Science
  • M.A - Tamil
  • M.A - Sociology
  • M.A - Social Work
  • M.A - Economics
  • M.A - Tourism and Travel Studies
  • M.A - Criminology and Criminal Justice Administration

List of under-graduate programmes

  • B.A. - English
  • B.A. – Urdu
  • B.A. - Tamil
  • B.A. - History
  • B.A. - Economics
  • B.A. - Public Administration
  • B.A. - Social Work
  • B.A. - Business Economics
  • B.A. - Public Administration
  • B.A. - Political Science
  • B.A. - Sociology
  • B.A. - Criminology and Criminal Justice Administration
  • B.A. - Functional Tamil
  • B.A. - English and Communication
  • B.A. - History and Heritage Management
  • B.A. - Tourism and Travel Studies
  • Bachelor of Business Administration - BBA. (Computer Applications)      
  • Bachelor of Business Administration - BBA.
  • Bachelor of Business Administration - BBA (Marketing Management)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration - BBA (Retail Management)
  • Bachelor of Commerce - B.Com. 
  • Bachelor of Literature (B.Litt. - Tamil)
  • Bachelor of Commerce - B.Com. (Bank Management)
  • Bachelor of Commerce - B.Com. (Corporate Secretaryship)
  • Bachelor of Commerce - B.Com. (Accounting and Finance)
  • Bachelor of Commerce - B.Com.(Computer Applications)
  •  Bachelor of Computer Application - BCA
  • Bachelor of Computer Applications- BCA for Diploma Students of Polytechnic College (Simultaneous Registration - SE)
  • Bachelor of Computer Applications (Lateral Entry) BCA-LE
  • B.Sc. Psychology
  • B.Sc. Computer Science
  • B.Sc. (Hospitality & Hotel Administration)
  • B.Sc. (Hospitality & Hotel Administration for Diploma Students)
  • B.Sc. (Hospitality & Hotel Administration for Ex Diploma Holders) 
  • B.Sc. Geography
  • B.Sc. Mathematics
  • B.Sc. Mathematics with Computer Applications

List of diploma programmes

  • Diploma in Management (DIM)
  • Diploma in Media Art (D.M.Art.)
  • Diploma in Databases

List of Certificate Programmes

  • Certificate in Environmental Studies          (CES)
  • Certificate in Food and Nutrition                (CFN)
  • Certificate in Computer Application           (CAS)
  • Certificate in Rural Development              (CRD)
  • Certificate in Teaching of English              (CTE)
  • Certificate in Teaching of  Primary School Mathematics              (CTPM)
  • Certificate in Empowering Women through Self-Help Groups      (CWDL)
  • Certificate in NGO Management

List of Vocational Diploma Programmes

  • Diploma in DTP Operator (DDTP)
  • Diploma in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technician (DRAT)
  • Diploma in House Electrician (DHE)
  • Diploma in Plumbing Technician (DPT)
  • Diploma in Catering Assistant (DCA)
  • Diploma in Four Wheeler Mechanism (DFWM)
  • Diploma in Fashion Design and Garment Making (DFGM)
  • Diploma in Health Assistant (DHA)
  • Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education (Kindergarten)
  • Diploma in Beautician
  • Diploma in Bakery and Confectionery
  • Diploma in Food Production
  • Diploma in Mobile Phone Servicing
  • Diploma in Home Appliances Repair and Servicing
  • Diploma in Animation
  • Diploma in Computer Applications
  • Diploma in Multimedia System
  • Diploma in Computer Hardware Servicing (DCHS)
  • Bachelor of Education in Special Education (B.Ed. SE) in Distance Mode