The National Universities Commission (NUC) has granted full accreditation to no fewer than 23 academic programmes of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomosho.

The commission’s letter, dated August 14, was sent to the institution and made available to NAN on Friday.

According to NAN reports that the commission’s letter was signed by Abubakar Rasheed, the executive secretary.

The letter also gave interim accreditation to five other programmes, in the aftermath of the accreditation exercise organised for the institution in May/June.

The NUC says the full accreditation status would be valid for a period of five years while those granted interim accreditation would be valid for two years after which the programmes are revisited.

Some of the courses granted full accreditation included medicine and surgery, nursing, physiology, medical laboratory science, anatomy, accounting, marketing, transport management, agriculture and food science.

Also granted full accreditation are civil engineering, computer engineering, food engineering, electrical/electronic engineering as well as mechanical engineering.

Others are architecture, urban and regional planning, computer science, biochemistry, mathematics, pure and applied biology, pure and applied chemistry, science laboratory technology as well as earth sciences (geology)

Among the five programmes granted interim accreditations were agricultural engineering, chemical engineering, fine and applied arts, pure and applied physics as well as statistics.



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