Zenith University College (ZUC), is set to introduce the Ghana Bachelor of Laws programme in the 2017/18 academic year in line with the college’s philosophy.
Hitherto, the college had been offering only the University of London Diploma in Law and Bachelor of Laws programmes.
The Rector of ZUC, Professor Stephen Takyi-Asiedu said the affiliation process with the University of Cape Coast has been completed and awaiting the final report from the National Accreditation Board.
He told the Daily Express on the sideline of the university’s first Congregation ceremony for this year in Accra. The university had decided to hold two separate congregation every year.
The ceremony saw a total of 222 students graduating with honours in Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA) and the figure is made up of 121 females and 101 males.
Out of the figure, 14 students represented 6.3 per cent obtained First Class with honours; 96 representing 43.2 per cent had Second Class Upper; while 105 representing 47.7 per cent obtained Second Class Lower Division.
Seven students, representing 3.2 per cent obtained Third Class. The next congregation is scheduled for December, this year.
Professor Takyi-Asiedu also announced that the university has begun the Diploma in Business Administration in February this year and the programme intends to offer opportunity to students, who do not have all the requisite passes to enrol in the BBA programme, to use the Diploma in Business Administration pathway as an entry qualification into the BBA programme.
He indicated that the university has collaborated with Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport so as to introduce certificate, diploma and advanced diploma in Chartered Institute of Logistic and Transport’s International Qualification in Logistics and Transport.
He said application for accreditation has provisionally been approved pending the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding.
Commenting on staff development, he said the university has given scholarship awards to members of staff to pursue BBA programme at the College and Master in Business Administration and Master in Philosophy at the University of Ghana Business School.
Professor Takyi-Asiedu challenged the graduands to be reputable ambassadors for the college wherever they find themselves in the society.
The next set of students are expected to graduate in December this year.