NUC Approves 44 New Programmes at FUDMA

NUC Grants Approval for New Programmes at FUDMA: A New Horizon for Prospective Students.

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved 23 new undergraduate and 21 new postgraduate programs at Federal University Dutsin-Ma (FUDMA), Katsina State. The programs will be effective from the 2023/2024 academic session. The approval followed a resource verification visit by NUC to assess the university's resources. The newly introduced undergraduate programs include Mass Communication, Law, Mechatronics Engineering, International Relations and Diplomacy, Urban and Regional Planning, Applied Geophysics, Entrepreneurship, and Textile Design Technology. FUDMA already offers over 80 different programs at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

NUC Approves New Programmes at FUDMA

The Federal University Dutsin-Ma (FUDMA), located in Katsina State, has taken a significant stride towards expanding the academic landscape for its prospective students. The National Universities Commission (NUC), a regulatory body that ensures the quality of university education in Nigeria, has given its approval for the commencement of 23 new undergraduate and 21 new postgraduate programmes in full-time mode at FUDMA.

📚 New Programs NUC approves 23 undergraduate and 21 postgraduate programs at FUDMA for 2023/2024 academic session.
📝 Announcement Source The announcement was made by Habibu Umar Aminu from FUDMA’s Directorate of Public Relations and Protocol.
✉️ NUC Approval NUC’s Director of Academic Planning, Dr N.B Saliu, provided the approval on behalf of the Executive Secretary.
🎓 Existing Programs The new programs are in addition to over 80 different programs already offered at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
🔍 Verification Process NUC panel of experts visited FUDMA to verify resources for the proposed programs prior to approval.
📜 New Undergrad Programs New programs include B.Sc Mass Communication, LL.B Law, B.Eng. Mechatronics Engineering, B.Sc International Relations and more.
⏱️ Effect From The new programs will commence from the 2023/2024 academic session.
📖 Program Variety With the new additions, FUDMA now offers a wider range of programs in diverse fields.

Approval for New Programmes: A Milestone Achievement

This development, according to Habibu Umar Aminu, the Directorate of Public Relations and Protocol, FUDMA, comes into effect from the 2023/2024 academic session. In a statement, Habibu confirmed that the green light for these programmes was officially communicated in a letter signed by Dr N.B. Saliu, NUC’s Director of Academic Planning. The letter, written on behalf of the Executive Secretary, was addressed to the University Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Armayau Hamisu Bichi.

The Verification Process: Ensuring Quality Education

Before granting the approval, NUC had conducted a resource verification visit to FUDMA, enabling a panel of experts to assess the human and material resources available for the establishment of these new programmes. This crucial step ensures the university’s readiness and capacity to deliver high-quality education in the proposed fields of study.

Highlight of Newly Introduced Programmes

The addition of these new programmes serves to widen the academic horizons at FUDMA, opening up a multitude of opportunities for potential students. Among the newly introduced undergraduate programmes are:

  1. B.Sc in Mass Communication
  2. LL.B in Law
  3. B.Eng. in Mechatronics Engineering
  4. B.Sc in International Relations and Diplomacy
  5. B.URP in Urban and Regional Planning
  6. B.Sc in Applied Geophysics
  7. B.Tech. in Entrepreneurship
  8. B.Tech. in Textile Design Technology, among others

Expanding Academic Opportunities at FUDMA

This recent development is not just an expansion but a significant milestone in the history of FUDMA. With the addition of these new programmes, the university now offers over 80 different programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, paving the way for more diversified education and providing an extensive range of options for students in various fields of interest.

In conclusion, the approval of these new programmes by NUC is indeed a commendable development that portrays FUDMA’s commitment to providing comprehensive and diversified education to its students. It undoubtedly serves as an indicator of the university’s steady growth and its continuous efforts to provide students with a broad spectrum of academic opportunities.

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