NWU (YMSUK) Gets NUC Approval for New Programmes
Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano (YMSUK) formerly Northwest University (NWU), Kano Gets Approval from the National Universities Commission (NUC) for New Undergraduate (UG) and Postgraduate (PG) Programmes.

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has granted Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano approval for the commencement of new undergraduate and postgraduate programmes to be run on the Main Campus of the University with effect from the 2021/2022 academic session.


The approval notice was contained in a letter dated March 15, 2022, addressed to the Vice-Chancellor of the university and signed by the Director of Academic Planning of the NUC, Dr N. B. Saliu for the Executive Secretary.

The approved programmes are MSc. Accounting, Masters in Accounting and Finance (MAF), Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting and Finance (PGD), B.Sc. Taxation, B.Sc. Industrial Chemistry, B.Sc. Cyber Security, B.Sc. Software Engineering and B.Sc. Industrial Mathematics.

The statement further clarified that the approval does not cover the part-time mode of delivery of the undergraduate programmes, and all programmes will bear the approved titles and nomenclatures and any change will require the approval of the Commission.

The NUC also considered and approved the splitting of the Department of Arts and Social Science Education into:

  • Educational Foundation: Early Child Education (B.A. Ed)
  • Educational Foundation: Guidance and Counselling (B.A. Ed.)
  • Curriculum and Instruction: Educational Technology (B. Ed.).


The Department of Science and Technical Education was splitted onto:

  • Building Technology (B.Ed. (Tech.)
  • Electrical/Electronic Technology (B.Ed. (Tech.).