The The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved about six new courses in the Nigerian university education system, in which students who wish to study any of these courses would be admitted to the institutions. According to The Punch, the committee constituted experts from various disciplines in Nigerian universities.
The NUC executive secretary, Professor Abubakar Rashed, has revealed that the new core curriculum and minimum academic standards followed a review of the existing benchmarks.
Here are the List of the Courses:
1. Cybersecurity: This is a course that will allow the students to comprehend the rudiment of the protection of internet-connected systems including the hardware, software, and data from internet threats. Across the world, individuals and organisations now employ the practice to protect their information again unauthorised access or intruders.
2. Data Science: This includes preparing, exploring and visualising data. Data scientists collect and analyse data for information to remain authentic and genuine.
3. Information and Communication Technology: This is an umbrella term for a diverse set of technological tools and resources used in transmitting, storing, sharing or exchanging information. Nigerian universities will now offer this course for interested individuals.
Remain courses are;
4. Information systems
5. Software engineering
6. Computer science.
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