Summit University, Offa gets NUC approval for 12 new undergraduate & postgraduate courses

In a significant academic milestone for Summit University, Offa, (SUN, Offa) the National Universities Commission (NUC) has granted approval for the launch of eight new undergraduate programmes and four postgraduate programmes. Remarkably, all twelve programmes submitted by the University for resource verification received approval, after a rigorous resource verification exercise conducted by panels of NUC experts.

The newly approved undergraduate programmes are housed in two newly established colleges namely Kola Balogun College of Artificial Intelligence and Digital Engineering (KBCOAIDE) and College of Innovation and Computing Technology (COICT). The Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.) programmes approved in KBCOAIDE are: Mechatronics Engineering: Communication Engineering: Computer Engineering and Electrical and Electronics Engineering. In the College of Innovation and Computing Technology, the newly approved Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) programmes are: Data Science, Cyber Security, Software Engineering: and Information Technology.

Additionally, Post Graduate Diploma, (PGD.), Master of Science (M.Sc.), and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Accounting Business Administration Mass Communication and Computer Science will now be offered at SUN, Offa.

The NUC mandate, as shown in its approved official letter declares all the newly approved programmes to effectively commence from the 2024/2025 academic session as full-time programmes. The general admission requirements for the two newly approved undergraduate programmes are:

Credit pass in five (5) O’ Level relevant subjects including English Language and Mathematics in not more than two sittings.
Obtaining Minimum UTME score set by the University
Obtaining minimum of lower credit in National Diploma or minimum of two points in relevant A’ Level subjects for Direct Entry candidates
Detailed information regarding the admission for the 2024/2025 admission exercise for the newly approved undergraduate and postgraduate programmes is available on the University’s website

This accomplishment underscores Summit University, Offa’s commitment to expanding and enhancing its academic offerings, positioning the university at the forefront of innovative education in Nigeria.

The Vice-Chancellor appreciated the Governing Councils, Board of Trustees (BOT), Proprietor and other stakeholders of the university for their progressive decision and support that culminated in the attainment of this great achievement. The Vice-Chancellor urged prospective students to apply for admission and scholarship opportunity for the new programmes.

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