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[APU] Academic Planning, Research And Control Unit At A Glance.


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The Academic Planning, Research and Control Unit is a vital administrative section, established as an integral part of the Office of the Vice Chancellor. The Unit is currently headed by a Director, Dr. Peter James Kpolovie who is an Associate Professor of Educational Measurement and Evaluation. He is assisted by some professionals and other supportive staff. The Director of Academic Planning Unit reports directly to the Vice Chancellor to whom he is directly responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Unit. With special support of the Vice Chancellor, the Academic Planning, Research and Control Unit of University of Port Harcourt has repositioned, fashioned and creditably discharged its specific functions.

Historically, Academic Planning, Research and Control Units in Nigerian universities were established in the early 1980s. That of University of Port Harcourt has consistently improved from then to date in the accomplishment of its goal. The statutory goal of the Academic Planning, Research and Control Unit is the coordination of academic activities and programmes in the University in accordance with the Benchmark Minimum Academic Standards (BMAS) set by the National Universities Commission (NUC) and to prevent unnecessary duplication of courses by different teaching units.


The Academic Planning, Research and Control Unit harmonizes demands of the University Senate’s Academic Policies with NUC’s guidelines as well as international academic standards for the smooth development of the university, community, and the nation. Academic Planning, Research and Control Unit of the University of Port Harcourt ensures effective and efficient teaching, learning, quality research and development, and utilization of academic resources for knowledge generation, dissemination and global competitiveness for attainment of exceptional ranking and excellent academic programmes accreditation status. Read More

  

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Senate Building, Abuja Campus,
University of Port Harcourt,
East/West Road, PMB 5323 Choba, Rivers State, Nigeria

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