African University of Science and Technology (AUST) Gets NUC Nod to Run Undergraduate Programmes

National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the African University of Science and Technology (AUST) to commence undergraduate programmes with effect from the 2021/2022 academic session.

AUST Run Degree Programmes



The African University of Science and Technology (AUST), Abuja, Nigeria has been given approval by the National Universities Commission (NUC) to run undergraduate programs with effect from 2021/2022 academic session.

In a letter to the Acting President of AUST, dated Tuesday, March 15, 2022, with reference number NUC/ AP/P34/Vol.11/58 and signed Dr. N.B. Saliu, NUC Director of Academic Planning for the Executive Secretary of NUC, Professor Abubakar Rasheed, MNI, MFR, the Commission approved eight new undergraduate programs for the university, following a resource verification exercise conducted by the Commission in January 2022.

The programs so approved are as follows:

  1. Accounting (B.Sc.)
  2. Business Administration (B.Sc.)
  3. Computer Science (B.Sc.)
  4. Software Engineering (B.Sc.)
  5. Materials & Metallurgical Engineering (B. Eng.)
  6. Civil Engineering (B.Eng.)
  7. Mechanical Engineering (B.Eng.) and
  8. Petroleum & Energy Resources Engineering (B. Eng.)

The highly elated Acting President of AUST, Professor Azikiwe Peter Onwualu, FAS, thanked the NUC Executive Secretary for the approval given to the university’s request to run undergraduate programs maintaining that AUST would keep the high academic standards the university is noted for as well as run the programs according to the guidelines contained in the approval letter.


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