Data Link Institute (DLI) has signed a deal with Jiangsu University of Science and Technology (JUST) in China to run Bachelor and Master of Science Computer Science programmes relevant to industry.
The agreement formed part of the Institute’s commitment to deliver quality tertiary education in the country and contribute to building strong human resource faculty of the nation for accelerated social and economic growth.
Mrs Ingrid Ansha, Vice President and Head of Institutional Advancement at DLI, told journalists at a press briefing on Monday that the respective academic programmes have been planned to commence in January 2017.
“It is of great importance to note that these programmes are unique in terms of content which makes them industry-relevant,” she said.
“The programme structure will offer students first class knowledge in the subject areas, and convenient study sessions,” he said.
“For master students, there is one year scholarship to study in China with a monthly payment of stipend and partial scholarship for undergraduate students who are expected to do two years of their programme duration in China per the arrangement.
The Institute with nearly 2000 student population says it is in the process of also establishing collaborations with several other universities in Ghana and abroad.
The institute already runs professional programmes with the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, UK for certificates, Diploma and Advanced Diploma Programmes and serves as an accredited centre for ICM and ACCA programmes.
Institute established and inaugurated in 2006, has operated as an accredited higher education body and duly recognised by National Accreditation Board (NAB).
The DLI is affiliated to Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in collaboration with University of Education, Winneba.
It is committed to the delivery of a holistic higher education that focuses on the physical, social, spiritual and mental development of students for service to communities.