The National Universities Commission has approved new programmes at master and doctorate levels for Augustine University, Ilara- Epe, Lagos.

The programmes are Bachelor of Nursing Science, Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Engineering, and postgraduate diploma, masters and doctorate programmes in Computer Science.

According to the NUC’s letter of approval sent to the university, the programmes will start in the 2023/2024 academic session.

While reacting to the news, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Christopher Odetunde, noted that this new feat underscored the university’s dedication to providing comprehensive and multifaceted education, adding that the approval was an opportunity for Augustine University to increase its student population.

According to Odetunde, the additions to the university’s academic programmes will pave the way for Augustine University students to contribute meaningfully to society and the global workforce.

Augustine University has been fully licensed to operate as a private university in Nigeria by NUC since 2015.

Other programmes already accredited include Accounting, Banking &Finance, Business Administration, Economics, English Language, Mass Communication, Philosophy, Political Science, Biology, Biotechnology, Fisheries Aquaculture, Microbiology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Computer Science, Cyber Security, Information Technology, Mathematics, Software Engineering, and Physics.

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