FUOYE gets NUC’s accreditation for six postgraduate courses

The Federal University , Oye -Ekiti, on Friday , said that the National Universities Commission had granted full accreditation for its six postgraduate courses .
The university made the known in a statement issued by its Public Relations Officer , Mr Godfrey Bakji , and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria in Oye – Ekiti.
The statement quoted the Vice -Chancellor of the university , Prof . Kayode Soremekun, as expressing delight that the efforts of his administration to reposition FUOYE had started yielding result .
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It said that the accreditation had given credence to the infrastructural development of the twin campuses in Oye and Ikole as well as the ever-increasing admission quota and students ’ enrolment, among others .
According to the statement , the newly -accredited postgraduate programmes include Food Science and Technology , Electrical and Electronic Engineering , Material and Metallurgical Engineering, Geology , Computer Science and Agricultural Engineering.
It also revealed that the institution ’s management would sign a memorandum of understanding ( MoU ) that would empower the university to run distance learning programmes after the NUC accreditation on them .
NAN recalls that FUOYE commenced its postgraduate programme during the 2018 / 2019 academic session with five faculties namely : Arts , Science , Engineering, Agriculture and Social Sciences , which altogether ran 30 programmes .
The additional six programmes will now bring the institution ’s postgraduate programmes to 36 .
( NAN )

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