By Godfrey Bivbere
Aptech Limited, a Nigerian firm which currently runs Aptech Certified Computer Professional (ACCP) course in the country, has entered into partnership with the Middlesex University in London, Dubai or Mauritius, to offer students admitted in the programme the opportunity of obtaining a B.Sc. degree in their final year of the four course.
AptechÂ Project Co_ordinator, Yinka Adekunle, noted that Middlesex University which offers advance entry to students doing Aptech Certified Computer Professional (ACCP) course into the final year of B.Sc. (Honors) at the London, Dubai or Mauritius Campus of Middlesex University.
Adekunle noted that International Head of the University, Sanjai Singh said that collaboration is as a result of the institutions desire to meet the aspiration of many students desirous of international degree to them gain international exposure and improve their career prospects in the job market.
Adekunle quoted Singh to have said, â€œMost studentsâ€™ dream of an international degree which they believe will not only help give them gain international exposure but also improve their career prospects in the job market.
However sadly not many students have the means or an opportunity to fulfill these dreams due to the exorbitant monetary costs and tedious travel formalities involved in foreign education. Keeping this in mind and with an aim to provide a larger number of students, a chance to earn an international degree, Aptech has partnered with Middlesex University.â€
He urged students to register at any of the two intakes at the institution campuses to enable them partake in the induction that commences in September this year. He further disclosed that students enrolling under this alliance are eligible to get dual certification from Aptech as well as from Middlesex University, London/ Dubai /Mauritius.
Aptech and Middlesex University that held a career quest seminar recently, also offered three indigenes of Nigeria and students of Aptech Computer Education Scholarship of various categories. He gave the names of the three as Amina Macqueen, who got 100 percent scholarship to study in London while Olumuyiwa Dada and Franscis Owde won 50 percent at the career quest seminar.
Adekunle pointed out that â€œMiddlesex University has over 34,000 students studying on Middlesex courses worldwide, both at their own campuses and also with partner institutions, making them one of the largest providers of British university education to international students.
He explained that Aptech Computer Education has built a reputation for high quality computer education, addressing the needs of discerning students worldwide.
According to him, â€œACCPâ€ (Aptech Certified Computer Professional) is targeted towards students who are serious about making a career in Information Technology. ACCP is designed as a career course that ensures students learn the skills that make them employable without compromising on quality and fundamentals. The program is aimed at giving the students exposure to the latest and in_demand technologies,â€ he concluded.