The National Universities Commission (NUC), the agency supervising university education in the country, has approved four part-time courses for Caleb University, Imota, Lagos.
The four academic programmes to be offered at the undergraduate level effective from the 2020/2021 academic session were B.Sc. Economics; B.Sc. Political Science; B.Sc. International Relations and B.Sc. Criminology and Security Studies.
The university said the approval of the courses were contained in a circular from the National Universities Commission dated March 22, signed by the Director; Academic Planning of NUC, Dr. N. B. Saliu, and was addressed to the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Nosa Owens-Ibie.
The circular stated: “I am directed to inform the Vice-Chancellor that the Executive Secretary has considered and approved the establishment of the following part-time undergraduate degree programmes to be run in the main campus of the university only, effective from the 2020/2021 academic session – B.Sc. Economics; B.Sc. Political Science; B.Sc. International Relations and B.Sc. Criminology and Security Studies.”
Similarly, the private university recently secured the approval of the Commission for the take-off of its Law degree programme at its City Campus in Magodo, Lagos.