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NUC Approves More Post Graduate Courses For OBJ’s University

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved more post graduate courses for Bells University of Technology (Bellstech), Otta, Ogun State.

This was made known in Otta on Monday by the Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Jeremiah Ojediran.

Ojediran said that the approval was granted after a rigorous resource assessment by the NUC panel in December 2017.

He said that the approval for the commencement of Postgraduate academic programmes and Master degrees in full time mode were granted for six programmes, having only one course with interim accreditation status, reports Vanguard.

According to him, Architecture, being the programme with the  interim status, falls under the College of Environmental Sciences.

“The result of the evaluation of the degree programmes revealed that MSc Management got 78 per cent, MBA has 80.3 per cent and MSc in Human Resource Management got 83.0 per cent.

“MSc Accounting also got 75.3 per cent and MSc Finance got 76.4 per cent,’’ Ojediran said in a statement.

The vice-chancellor listed Accounting, Banking and Finance, Business Administration, Management Technology and Urban and Regional Planning as courses fully accredited by the NUC.

Bellstech was established in 2004 by The Bells Educational Foundation, which already ran Nursery, Primary and Secondary schools. The Bells Educational Foundation is owned by Olusegun Obasanjo an ex-President of Nigeria.

 

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Chinenye Nwabueze

He is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mass Communication, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, COOU, (formerly Anambra State University), Igbariam Campus.

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