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The foremost professional engineering regulatory body in Nigeria, the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) has granted FULL accreditation status to 13 academic programmes and INTERIM accreditation status for 1 academic programme in FUTO. This news was conveyed to the Vice-Chancellor, Prof C. C. Asiabaka vide a letter dated December 15, 2014 and issued by the Registrar of COREN. He recalled that a COREN Accreditation Team led by Engr Dr Babagana Mohammed visited the University for the period: 13-15 October, 2014 to conduct facility/resource assessment of all engineering programmes in FUTO. He listed the result of the exercise as follows:

S/N

Programme

Accrediation Status

Validity Period

A.

Undergraduate Programmes

1.

Agricultural Engineering

Full Accreditation

Oct, 2014 – Oct, 2019

2.

Mechanical Engineering

Full Accreditation

Oct, 2014 – Oct, 2019

3.

Chemical Engineering

Full Accreditation

Oct, 2014 – Oct, 2019

4.

Elect/Elect Engineering

Full Accreditation

Oct, 2014 – Oct, 2019

5.

Met/Mat Engineering

Full Accreditation

Oct, 2014 – Oct, 2019

6.

Petroluem Engineering

Full Accreditation

Oct, 2014 – Oct, 2019

7.

Polymer/Textile Engineering

Full Accreditation

Oct, 2014 – Oct, 2019

8.

Civil Engineering

Full Accreditation

Oct, 2014 – Oct, 2019

B.

Post Graduate Diploma Programmes

1.

Agricultural Engineering

Full Accreditation

Oct, 2014 – Oct, 2019

2.

Chemical Engineering

Full Accreditation

Oct, 2014 – Oct, 2019

3.

Polymer/Textile Engineering

Full Accreditation

Oct, 2014 – Oct, 2019

4.

Civil Engineering

Full Accreditation

Oct, 2014 – Oct, 2019

5.

Elect/Elect Engineering

Full Accreditation

Oct, 2014 – Oct, 2019

6.

Petroluem Engineering

Interim Accreditation

Oct, 2014 – Oct, 2016


He added that the exercise was about quality assurance aimed at ensuring that products of engineering programmes in tertiary institutions are sound and functional with engineering personnel that meet the challenges of society and compete favourably with their counterparts anywhere in the world. He noted that the success of the accreditation was due to the facilities on ground in the University especially the new Ultra-Modern magnificient SEET Building complex describing which is an architectural masterpiece and the best Engineering Building in the country. He disclosed that the Engineeering Complex had provision of professorial offices for all senior Academics in SEET which was also another unique innovation.

The Vice-Chancellor thanked the, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), Director, Academic Planning and Development Unit, Dean, SEET and other staff members for a successful accreditation exercise.



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