Another milestone achievement in fulfilling its mission to develop innovative leaders in technology and management
The Nigerian University of Technology and Management (NUTM), a pioneering higher education institution with a focus on science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM), management and entrepreneurship, proudly announces the resource verification approval by the National Universities Commission (NUC) to offer full bachelor’s degree programmes in the Department of Computing.
Following the Federal Executive Council (FEC) approval in May 2023 to operate as a university in Nigeria, this significant additional achievement underscores NUTM’s mission to develop innovative leaders in technology and management who will create an impact in Africa and the world.
The approval granted by the NUC enables NUTM) to offer full bachelor’s degree programmes on full-time basis, with the first cohort set to commence in January 2024.
The initial courses include bachelor’s degrees in computer science, cyber security, and information technology, reflecting NUTM’s commitment to advancing technology education. During the program’s duration, students will undertake studies six areas of our unique world-class curriculum including computing, entrepreneurship capstones, professional (i.e., critical thinking, problem solving, public speaking, etc.), and industry experience.
Dr. Nubi Achebo, Academic Director at NUTM, expressed delight at the NUC’s approval, stating: “We are delighted to receive this approval from the National Universities Commission, which recognises the quality and standard of education provided by NUTM. With this approval, we are now able to provide access to world-class education to deserving students regardless of their background.”
Achebo added, “NUTM University offers STEM), management and entrepreneurial programmes, with a blend of cutting-edge, proprietary curricula created to global standards that provide innovative, market-ready skills. We have partnered with Oxford University, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Indian Institute of Technology, and other best-in-class institutions, which gives us the opportunity to run joint programmes and also exchange students and faculties. We are on the way to being the MIT of Africa.”
NUTM is committed to providing world-class quality education and research on the continent with curriculum relevant to industry that will produce a pipeline of ‘primed to be leaders’ in technology and business. The launch of the university addresses the need in Nigeria for high-quality, accessible tertiary education.
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About the Nigerian University of Technology and Management (NUTM):
The Nigerian University of Technology and Management (NUTM) is a leading academic institution committed to advancing education in technology, entrepreneurship, and design in Africa. NUTM offers one-of-a-kind, interdisciplinary undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes, delivered by esteemed faculty from Ivy League and Russell Group Universities, along with accomplished local industry professionals.
Admission into NUTM’s undergraduate programme is open, as the academic year will begin in January next year at the NUTM campus in Lagos.