FUD Unveils NUC Approved Health Sciences Programmes

Are you curious about the strides Federal University Dutse (FUD) is making in health and science education? How often do universities truly excel in securing accreditation for their programmes? What does this mean for future healthcare professionals? Dive into the remarkable news of FUD's recent achievements, where quality meets recognition by the National Universities Commission (NUC).

FUD Secures NUC's Accreditation for Health and Science-Related Programmes

In a recent development that marks a significant milestone for Federal University Dutse (FUD), the National Universities Commission (NUC) has officially sanctioned the inception of various health and science-related academic programmes. These new offerings will commence in the upcoming 2023/2024 Academic Session.

New Undergraduate Health Sciences Programmes

FUD is broadening its academic canvas with the introduction of the following undergraduate courses:

  • B.NSc Nursing Science
  • B.Sc Public Health
  • B.Sc Environmental Health Sciences

These programmes have been strategically chosen to bolster the university’s role in producing skilled professionals capable of addressing the growing health challenges within the region and beyond.

A Leap in Postgraduate Education

The NUC’s approval extends to an impressive array of postgraduate programmes as well, demonstrating FUD’s commitment to advancing research and expertise:

  • PhD in Computer Science
  • Postgraduate Diploma (PGD), MSc, and PhD in Biotechnology
  • PhD in Economics
  • PGD and MSc in Health Economics
  • Masters in Health Economics
  • MSc in Animal Science
  • MSc in Crop Science

The inclusion of these postgraduate programmes is expected to enhance academic research capabilities and contribute to the nation’s socio-economic development.

The Approval Process

This expansion has been made possible following a meticulous verification exercise conducted by the NUC. The approval letter, signed by Abubakar M. Gire, the Acting Director of Academic Planning, confirmed the establishment of these programmes in a full-time mode.

A Word from the Vice-Chancellor

Upon receiving the approval, Prof. Abdulkarim Sabo Mohammed, the Vice-Chancellor of Federal University Dutse, expressed his gratitude towards the NUC. He underscored the significance of these new programmes, emphasising their potential to vastly improve the manpower needs of the catchment areas served by the university.

Impact on the Local Community and Beyond

The introduction of these programmes is a forward-looking initiative that is expected to produce graduates who are not only academically proficient but also equipped with practical skills to contribute effectively to the healthcare sector. It also promises to cater to the evolving educational demands of students interested in pursuing advanced studies in health and science disciplines.

In Summary

The approval by NUC for these undergraduate and postgraduate programmes at Federal University Dutse is a momentous stride forward in enriching the academic fabric of the institution. It opens doors for future health professionals and researchers, positioning FUD as a burgeoning hub for academic excellence in the health sciences and technology.

Students and academics interested in these programmes are encouraged to engage with Federal University Dutse’s admissions department for further information on enrolment procedures and course details.