The Nigeria Universities Commission (NUC) has approved additional 18 undergraduate and postgraduate courses for Osun State University (UNIOSUN), Osogbo.
This was according to a letter of approval signed by the NUC Executive Secretary, Professor Abubakar Rasheed. The Vice Chancellor of UNIOSUN, Professor Labode Popoola confirmed this.
The newly approved programmes are B.A Philosophy, B.A Islamic studies, B.A Arabic Language and Literature, B.A Theatre Arts, B.A Yoruba, B.A Tourism studies, BSc Food Science and Technology, BSc Building, BSc Estate Management, M.Sc. Accounting and M.Sc. Finance.
Others are MSc/Ph.D Business Administration, MBA Business Administration, M.Eng/ Ph.D Civil Engineering, MSc Urban and Regional Planning, Msc Applied Mathematics, PhD Mathematics and MSc/Ph.D Physics.
The Vice Chancellor of UNIOSUN, Professor Labode Popoola while expressing his joy on the development said UNIOSUN currently runs 47 undergraduate programmes and 13 postgraduate programmes and that all the programmes have NUC full accreditation and approval.
He added that the new approval brings the total of undergraduate programmes in the university to 56, while the postgraduate programmes now totalled of 27
Professor Popoola while expressing his joy was full of praises to God, and the 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.
His words, “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”, Professor Popoola said.