AUCC takes courses online
INNOVATIONS| Oct. 12, 2012, 10:02 a.m.
The African University College of Communication (AUCC) in Ghana has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the AVAGMAH Online School to offer online undergraduate, post-graduate and short-term professional programs from January 2013.
AUCC President Kojo Yankah says the AUCC-AVAGMAH courses will be delivered by top class faculty lecturers who hold senior positions in the cooperate world.
The partnership will also give students access to a digital library containing a repertoire of rich content, live classroom contact sessions at the AUCC campus and dedicated learner support and study materials.
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