Edwin Clark University’ Vice Chancellor, Prof. Timothy Olagbemiro says the National University Commission (NUC), has accredited the Institution to run 14 more courses after giving it scores of between 79 to 98 per cent during accreditation.
The VC of the Kiagbodo, Delta State based ECU disclosed this development to reporters; the addition of the 14 accreditations brings the total number of programmes so far approved by the NUC in the university to 25.
53 professors were reportedly sent to the university during for the accreditation, and after scrutinizing the institution for four weeks, they gave full accreditation to the university to run the 14 programmes.
According to Guardian Newspapers, the VC said before the accreditation was given, the university had invested over a billion naira in procuring state-of-the-art equipment and laboratories and that the university management painstakingly met all at the NUC requirements, which necessitated the approvals.
Edwin Clark University currently operates four faculties and runs 25 programmes, in addition to a one-year foundation programme that enables students to be admitted into 200 Level (Direct Entry).
Olagbemiro said the ECU is in partnership with other institutions in the United Kingdom (UK) and the United States (U.S.), including Coventry University, Coventry; Chicago State University, Chicago and Reinhardt University, Waleska.
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