OSUN STATE UNIVERSITY OSOGBO UNIOSUN GETS APPROVAL FOR EIGHTEEN 18 PROGRAMMES UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE
We are pleased to inform the general public, students and prospective students at the Osun State University Osogbo UNIOSUN that the Varsity has had 18 eighteen of its programme(graduate and undergraduate ) approved by the National Universities Commission NUC.
Osun State University has received the approval of the Nigeria Universities Commission (NUC) to commence and offer 18 additional undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the university. This latest news was announced to the university vide a letter of approval from the NUC Executive Secretary Professor Abubakar Rasheed to the Vice Chancellor of Osun State University, Professor Labode Popoola.
The breakdown of the newly approved courses across board includes 9 undergraduate programmes, 9 postgraduate programmes. Some the approved programmes were granted nod to commence both Masters and PhD.
The full list of the newly approved programmes is as follows,
1. B.A Philosophy
2.B.A Islamic studies
3. B.A Arabic Language and Literature
4.B.A Theatre Arts
5. B.A Yoruba
6. B.A Tourism studies
7. BSc Food Science and Technology
8. BSc Building
9. BSc. Estate Management
10. MSc/Ph.D Accounting
11. MSc./Ph.D Finance
12. MSc/Ph.D Business Administration
13. MBA Business Administration
14. M.Eng/ Ph.D Civil Engineering
15. MSc Urban and Regional Planning
16. Msc Applied Mathematics
17. PhD Mathematics
18. MSc/Ph.D Physics.
Meanwhile, UNIOSUN currently runs 47 undergraduate programmes and 13 postgraduate programmes. All the programmes have NUC accreditation and approval. This latest approval brings the total of undergraduate programmes in the university to 56, while the postgraduate programmes now totalled of 22.
Breaking the news to the Uniosun community, the elated Vice Chancellor Professor Popoola, was full of praises to God almighty, his hardworking team and entire staff of the university for the success recorded following the recent NUC resource verification of these newly approved programmes in March of this year.
He adds further, “the news of our outstanding performance in the recently concluded resource verification of twenty three new programmes by the National Universities Commission is indeed so gratifying and reassuring. It’s amazing how we continue to achieve so much within our context of resource paucity.
We shall continue to work with our dedicated and winning team in the task of rebuilding and repositioning our university for even greater achievements. We certainly do not take the staunch backing of our governing council, management and staff for granted”.
Senior officers and other staff members while expressing their joy commended the dynamic and purposeful leadership of Vice Chancellor, also noted “this is biggest expansion of academic programmes since the inception of the university in 2007”.
The additional programmes will increase academic spaces by expanding opportunities for teeming number of youths of State of Osun origin and many others across Nigeria who are desirous of university education.