Federal University Dutse (FUD), and the National Universities Commission (NUC) have officially sanctioned the inception of various health and science-related academic programs. These new offerings will commence in the upcoming 2023/2024 Academic Session.
FUD Approved Health Science Programs
New Undergraduate Health Sciences Programs
FUD is broadening its academic canvas with the introduction of the following undergraduate courses:
- B.NSc Nursing Science
- B.Sc Public Health
- B.Sc Environmental Health Sciences
These programs have been strategically chosen to bolster the university’s role in producing skilled professionals capable of addressing the growing health challenges within the region and beyond.
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The NUC’s approval extends to an impressive array of postgraduate programs as well, demonstrating FUD’s commitment to advancing research and expertise:
- PhD in Computer Science
- Postgraduate Diploma (PGD), MSc, and PhD in Biotechnology
- PhD in Economics
- PGD and MSc in Health Economics
- Masters in Health Economics
- MSc in Animal Science
- MSc in Crop Science
The inclusion of these postgraduate programs is expected to enhance academic research capabilities and contribute to the nation’s socio-economic development.
The Approval Process
This expansion has been made possible following a meticulous verification exercise conducted by the NUC. The approval letter, signed by Abubakar M. Gire, the Acting Director of Academic Planning, confirmed the establishment of these programs in a full-time mode.
A Word from the Vice-Chancellor
Upon receiving the approval, Prof. Abdulkarim Sabo Mohammed, the Vice-Chancellor of Federal University Dutse, expressed his gratitude towards the NUC. He underscored the significance of these new programs, emphasising their potential to vastly improve the manpower needs of the catchment areas served by the university.
Impact on the Local Community and Beyond
The introduction of these programmes is a forward-looking initiative that is expected to produce graduates who are not only academically proficient but also equipped with practical skills to contribute effectively to the healthcare sector. It also promises to cater to the evolving educational demands of students interested in pursuing advanced studies in health and science disciplines.
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