NUC Approves 16 New Academic Programmes for Danfodiyo University, Sokoto
Mudathir Hayatullahi F.
The National Universities Commission has, Wednesday, 10th of February, 2021, approved the establishment of the full time mode of six undergraduate and ten postgraduate academic programmes.
The programmes would be run in the main campus of Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, starting from 2020/2021 academic session.
This was contained in a letter from the office of the Executive Secretary of the union, Prof. Abubakar Basheer, dated 10th February, 2021, with the reference number NUC/AP/F12/VOL.1/54.
Basheer stated that a resource verification visit had been previously carried out by the panel of experts to some proposed academic programmes in the school with a view to accessing the human and material resources available for their establishment.
The letter reads: “RE: RESOURCES ASSESSMENT VISIT TO PROPOSED ACADEMIC PROGRAMS
“The Vice Chancellor would kindly recall that a resource verification was carried out by panel of experts to some proposed academic programmes in Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto with a view to accessing the human and material resources available for their establishment.”
However, the union has through the Executive Secretary, approved the establishment of full time mode of the six undergraduate and ten postgraduate programmes to be run in the school main campus, effective from 2020/2021 academic session. The programmes approved are: M. Sc and Ph.D Medical Laboratory Science, Doctor of Optometry, B.Sc. (Ed) Computer Science, B. (Ed) Curriculum Studies, B.(Ed) Guidance and Counseling, B.Sc (Ed) Library and Information Science, B. Sc (Ed) Agricultural Science Education, M. Sc Management Studies, M. Phil/Ph.D Medical and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Ph.D Medical and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Ph.D Pharmaceutical Microbiology, M.Sc Pharmaceutical Microbiology, M.Phil Pharmaceutical Microbiology, (BPT) Bachelor of Physiotherapy, MSc. Public Administration, and M.Phil Public Administration respectively.
“I am directed to inform the Vice Chancellor that the Executive Secretary has considered and approved the establishment of the full time mode of the following undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, to be run in the Main Campus of the University, effective from 2020/2021 academic session:
“1. M. Sc and Ph.D Medical Laboratory Science
- Doctor of Optometry
- B.Sc. (Ed) Computer Science
- B. (Ed) Curriculum Studies
- B.(Ed) Guidance and Counseling
- B.Sc (Ed) Library and Information Science
- B. Sc (Ed) Agricultural Science Education
- M. Sc Management Studies
- M. Phil/Ph.D Medical and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
- Ph.D Medical and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
- Ph.D Pharmaceutical Microbiology
- M.Sc Pharmaceutical Microbiology
- M.Phil Pharmaceutical Microbiology
- (BPT) Bachelor of Physiotherapy
- MSc. Public Administration
- M.Phil Public Administration”