AUN: NUC Accredits MSc/PhD In Computer Science, Information Systems

The American University of Nigeria(AUN) has received approval from the National Universities Commission (NUC) to offer PhD and Master’s courses in Information Systems and Computer Science beginning in the 2015/16 academic session, making it the second in ‎the institution’s second PhD programme.

In a press statement issued to LEADERSHIP and signed by the executive director of communications, Mr Daniel Okereke, this leap is second in AUN’s  PhD programme, after the first, a PhD and Master’s courses in Business Administration was received in October, 2014.

The approval followed upon the acceptance by NUC’s management committee of the resource evaluation reports turned in by a panel of experts which visited the university earlier in the year and attested to the institution’s preparedness to run these graduate programmes.

Boasting advanced technological infrastructure and digital content delivery in all taught subjects, the university has been fully accredited by the NUC since 2003.

Accredited programmes include Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Management and Entrepreneurship, Marketing, English Language and Literature, Telecommunication and Wireless Technology, Information System, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Economics, International & Comparative Politics, and Mass Communications (Communication & Multimedia, Advertising, Print Journalism, Television/Film, Multimedia Design.)

As an institution using American university pedagogy, the institution, now in its 10th year, strives to comply with both American accreditation standards as well as those of the NUC.

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