West Midlands Open University blazes the trail, receives licensing approval to offer degree-granting programs in Nigeria
West Midlands Open University (WMOU), a new online university, has officially broken down academic barriers.
On Tuesday, the university announced that it has received licensing and formal approval from the National University Commission (NUC) to offer degree-granting programs online in Nigeria as one of the first in the country. This approval creates exciting new opportunities for the new university to offer its diverse range of accredited programs globally.
Online education has become an essential tool in today’s rapidly changing world and the West Midlands group is not a newcomer to the edutech industry. Having already invested in a CBT centre where over 1 million students have taken both local and international online-based examinations, WMOU will be leading the way in making top-notch education accessible via the internet.
The University’s programs are designed to meet the needs of working professionals and students who want to advance their careers.
WMOU will offer a comprehensive range of high-quality programs including undergraduate programs and short learning programme certification courses in areas such as Business, Social Sciences and technology courses, all of which will be delivered online. This makes it possible for students to learn from anywhere in the world, regardless of their location or circumstances. All programs will be developed by academic experts with a focus on providing practical and relevant knowledge and skills that meet the demands of the modern global workforce.
WMOU plans to “catalyse national development and global competitiveness by utilising sustainable technologies and high-quality programs to provide training and education to learners,” said its founder, High Chief Adebayo Akande.
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