17 courses you can no longer study in Nigerian Polytechnics- Following the decision by the Federal Government to scrapped the award of Higher National Diploma, HND certificates in Polytechnics over 17 courses will no longer be studied in polytechnics once the new policy takes effect.

It would be recalled the Minister of Education, Prof  Adamu Adamu while speaking with  Journalists about the new development, asserted that any programme that is not technical will be scrapped out of the polytechnics system.

He Said; “About 70 percent of polytechnic graduates are in the non-technical courses. It is going to be a rigorous implementation programme,”.

With this new policy,  some of the non-technical courses that are being offered in Nigerian polytechnics that will be scrapped once the new policy takes effects are itemized below;

1. Business Administration

2. Banking and Finance

3. Secretariat studies

4. Accounting

5. Hospitality Management

6. Public Administration

7. Estate Management

8. Fine Art

9. Home and Rural Economics

10. Insurance

11. Marketing

12. Nutrition And Dietetics

13. Wildlife And Eco-Tourism

14. Fishery

15. Leisure And Tourism Management.

16. Urban and Regional Planning

17. Cooperative Economics and Management.

Students currently studying these courses at ND level will probably not be allowed to study them at HND level as the Minister also announced that there will be no fresh admission for HND programmes.

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