MoHE updates list of approved, unapproved varsities and courses

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The Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) has updated its list of accredited and unaccredited institutions and programmes.

The Arab Academy for Financial and Banking Sciences in Jordan (effective 1/5/2015) has lost its previously-held accreditation. Two universities that have been granted accreditation are Universidad Catolica San Antonio de Murcia (UCAM) in Spain and SRM University in India.

Of the three institutions that have been declared unaccredited are the American University International Education, US and all its branches (Phantom university), International Correspondence School in UK (unaccredited in UK) and the Athabasca University in Canada (has no physical presence).

The list has also declared the accredited and unaccredited academic programmes. The MSc in Development Management programme from International Training Center (ITC-ILO) in association with the University of Turin has been declared unaccredited while the degree course of BA in Business Administration (Accounting) by Kampala International University (Uganda) in 2011 has been declared accredited.

The three degrees programmes that have been declared unaccredited include, BA in Commerce Studies from the Sudan University for Science and Technology (2004), PhD in Law from the American University International Education, US (2014) and Specialised Diploma (Teacher Aide) from the International Correspondence School in the UK (2001).

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