The Current Official FUGASHUA Courses & Programmes

FUGASHUA

Federal University Gashua (FUGashua) is a learning and research institution in Yobe State, the university was established in 2013 by President Goodluck Jonathan to provide equal access to higher education for all states.

Yobe State is one of the educationally disadvantaged states, with low enrollment and high illiteracy rates. In 2010, the Federal Government of Nigeria approved the establishment of twelve universities in six geopolitical zones to expand access to tertiary education.

An Implementation Committee, including the National Universities Commission and the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, was constituted to implement the universities.

The first phase began with nine universities in 2011, followed by three universities, including FUGashua, in 2013. In 2013, Professor Shehu Abdul Rahaman was appointed Vice-Chancellor and Sulu Dauda as Registrar.

In June 2015, FUGashua matriculated its 240 pioneer students, and three years later, the student population grew significantly, with 990 students matriculated in February 2018.

Faculties At FUGASHUA

FUGashua offers over 20 courses in five faculties;

1. Faculty of Agriculture

  • Agricultural Economics and Extension
  • Agronomy
  • Animal Science
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Forestry and Wildlife Management
  • Home Economics and Management/Economics

2. Faculty of Art and Humanities

  • English Language
  • History and International Studies
  • Islamic Studies

3. Faculty of Management Science

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Public Administration

4. Faculty of Sciences

  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Computer Science

5. Faculty of Social Science

  • Economics and Development Studies
  • Geography
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

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List Of FUGASHUA Courses

S/NCourses
1ACCOUNTING
2AGRICULTURE
3ARABIC STUDIES
4BIOCHEMISTRY
5BIOLOGY
6BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
7CHEMISTRY
8COMPUTER SCIENCE
9ECONOMICS & DEVELOPMENT STUDIES
10ENGLISH LANGUAGE
11FISHERIES & AQUACULTURE
12FORESTRY & WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT
13GEOGRAPHY
14HISTORY & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES
15HOME ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT/ ECONOMICS
16HOME SCIENCE & MANAGEMENT
17INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION SCIENCE
18ISLAMIC STUDIES
19MATHEMATICS
20MICROBIOLOGY
21PHYSICS
22POLITICAL SCIENCE
23PSYCHOLOGY
24PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
25SOCIOLOGY

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List Of FUGASHUA Programmes

FUGASHUA’s Bachelor’s Programs

  • Offers Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in various disciplines like Accounting, Economics, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, etc.
  • Offers Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in English Language, History, Sociology, Political Science, etc.
  • Provides Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.) in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, etc.
  • Provides Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) in Information Technology, Biotechnology, Environmental Management, etc.

Master’s Programs

  • Provides Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Environmental Management, Microbiology, Computer Science, etc.
  • Offers Master of Arts (M.A.) in Literature, Linguistics, History, etc.
  • Provides Master of Business Administration (MBA) with specializations in Finance, Marketing, Human Resource Management, etc.

Doctoral Programs

  • Fosters cutting-edge research and innovation in various fields.
  • Offers Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Chemistry, Physics, Economics, Education, etc.
  • Involves rigorous research, dissertation writing, and academic presentations.

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