Monday, 8 October 2018

Top 10 NUC Accredited Distance Learning Universities In Nigeria 2018

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The Nigeria University Council (NUC) has been given
the mandate to accredit tertiary universities in Nigeria,according to the NUC,its aim is to be a dynamic regulatory agency acting as a catalyst for positive change and innovation for the delivery of quality university education in Nigeria.
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Not only is the NUC given the mandate to accredit tertiary universities in Nigeria,the NUC also has the power to accredit tertiary universities that will be able to offer long distance learning in Nigeria.

This post contains the recent and most current list of the top 10  accredited universities in Nigeria that offer long distance learning program in 2018.

Top 10 NUC Accredited Distance Learning Universities In Nigeria 2018

Distance learning and online learning are still not popular in Nigeria,that can explain why just a few universities in Nigeria offer distance learning programs.

Some Nigerians are always too busy with their careers while others just won't like to be in a classroom environment anymore, but would still want to further their education,if your among these set of people, what you have to do is to enroll into one of the NUC accredited distance learning university in Nigeria. 


These universities has  branches near your current location where you can attend lecturers or have study materials sent to you online/offline on a regular basis.
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However at the end of the program,you will be awarded the same degree with regular students,but you will might be exempted from the mandatory one year youth service after graduation.

Listed below is the list of universities that offer long distance learning programs in Nigeria (NUC Accredited) 

The list of approved Distance Learning Centers are as follows:

1.University of Ibadan, Ibadan Distance Learning Centre

The University of Ibadan is one of the NUC accredited tertiary institutions that offer distance learning programs in Nigeria. 
Courses / programmes available are: 

  • (1) B.A. English, 
  • (2) B.A. Philosophy and Public Affairs
  • (3) B.SC. Psychology
  • (4) B.SC. Economics
  • (5) B.SC. Political Science and
  • (6) B.SW. Social Work.
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The programmes are run under the University’s Open and Distance Learning (ODL) Platform.University of Ibadan, Ibadan Distance Learning Centre currently offer six programs listed above and are fully accredited by the National University Commission (NUC).

2. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife Centre for Distance Learning

Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife Centre for Distance Learning is one of the NUC accredited tertiary institutions that offer distance learning programs in Nigeria. 

Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife Centre for Distance Learning offer several programs in a number of selected courses. There’s a pre-degree program in which students gain university admission after a one year coaching curriculum by the University. 

3. University of Lagos, Akoka Distance Learning Institute

University of Lagos, Akoka Distance Learning Institute is one of the NUC accredited tertiary institutions that offer distance learning programs in Nigeria. 

Courses / programmes available are:
  • B.Sc. IN ACCOUNTING
  • B.Sc. IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
  • B.Sc. IN ECONOMICS
  • B.Sc. IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
  • B.Sc. IN EDUCATION SCIENCE

For more information you can log on to www.dli.unilag.edu.ng

4. University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri Centre for Distance Learning

The University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri Centre for Distance Learning was set up in 2004.

According to the University’s website,the center for distance learning was set up with a clear mission to complement conventional Universities in providing accessible, affordable and qualitative education through technology supported distance learning to teeming nation's populace regardless of space, time, socio-economic or age constraints.

CDL Maiduguri offers a different degree programs in the Arts Humanities, Education, the Social Sciences and Management.
At inception, 10 Departments took part in the first year,currently the University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri Centre for Distance Learning run 30 academic programmes including 28 degree and 2 advanced diploma.

For more information you can log on to www.unimaidcdl.edu.ng.

5. Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola Centre for Distance Learning

Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola Centre for Distance Learning is one of the NUC accredited tertiary institutions that offer distance learning programs in Nigeria. 

Courses / programmes available are: 
  • Economics
  • Accounting
  • Community Health
  • Business Management
  • Guidance and Counseling
  • Language and Communication Arts
  • Educational Management and Planning
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The courses are to be taught via ODL,also interactive texts shall be at the heart of teaching and learning. 

CDROM, DVD,USB Etc shall be used to deliver e-books, simulations, assessment Etc to the students. 

Students also should not be required to attend classes or have face-to-face contact, unless there are compelling reasons to justify it; such as examinations, periodic facilitations and practicum.

6. University of Abuja, Centre for Distance Learning and Continuing Education

University of Abuja,Centre for Distance Learning and Continuing Education is one of the NUC accredited tertiary institutions that offer distance learning programs in Nigeria. 

The university has deployed a system of learning called Learning Management System (LMS) also referred to as Mobile Class. 

With Mobile Class the student will be able to study at their own pace,and also promptly interacting with well designed content,without leaving his/her jobs.

Also with CDL&CE Mobile Class the student can interact with course lecturers online,from their mobile device. The student have the option of downloading the Mobile Class app on Google store on your android smartphone,this will enable the student to be able to download his/her course content in different formats. 

Steady Internet connection won't be a barrier as the downloaded course files,once downloaded won't be needing any more internet connection once it has been downloaded into the students android phone.  

Read Also: Current List Of NUC Accredited Universities In Nigeria

7. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso (LAUTECH Distance Learning Centre)

Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso (LAUTECH Distance Learning Centre) is one of the accredited tertiary institutions that offer distance learning programs in Nigeria. 

Courses / programmes available are: 
  • B.Sc. Accounting
  • B.Sc. Marketing
  • B.Sc. Computer Science and 
  • BN.Sc. Nursing Science 
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A Computer proficiency training and test will be conducted for all applicants. 

8. Ahmadu Bello University Zaria Distance Learning Centre ABU, Zaria

Ahmadu Bello University Zaria Distance Learning Centre ABU, Zaria is one of the accredited tertiary institutions that offer distance learning programs in Nigeria. 

According to the University,the ABU Distance Learning Center MBA is designed to provide the ability to obtain a master’s degree from an NUC Accredited business school no matter where you live. 

Focused and flexible, the highly ranked program delivers the knowledge and skills you need to advance your career whenever and wherever it’s convenient for you.

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