31st March, 2022
By Rukayat Adeyemi
The Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON) has accredited Caleb University, Imota, Lagos’ Bachelors and Masters degree programmes in Architecture.
The approval was conveyed in a letter signed by the Registrar of ARCON, Mr Umar Murnai.
Murnai said that the approval was in line with Section 9 of the Architects (Registration, etc) Act CAP A19 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.
“In view of the fact that the department has acceptable physical infrastructure, facilities and equipment, acceptable staff/students’ ratio (SSR) of 1:9.43, an acceptable staff/students’ Quality Coefficient (SSQC) Ratio of 1:2:32 as against the minimum of 1:12 and 1:14 respectively and a general assessment of 77.52 per cent, the Council approved the recommendation that the Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Master of Science (M.Sc) degree programmes in Architecture of the Department of Architecture, Caleb University, Imota, Lagos State be accredited for three years,” he said.
According to him, the council confirmed the accreditation of the degree programmes in Architecture as a result of the overwhelming and impressive facilities and highly qualified faculty members.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) had earlier granted accreditation to the university’s architectural programmes, Security Studies, B.Sc. Criminology, B.Sc. International Relations, B.Sc. Political Science and B.Sc. Economics among others.