The B. Tech. Information and Media Technology Programme began in 2009 as Mass Communication Technology in the then newly created School of Information and Communication Technology (SICT). The objective of the Programme was to provide a hands-on Communication Technology platform for the training of prospective communication and media professionals who would function more effectively as information managers in the 21st Century Information Technology driven society. In 2010, the Department of Information Technology was created as an addition to existing Departments in the School of Information and Communication Technology. The School of Information and Communication Technology (SICT) had the National Universities Commissions Pre-Accreditation Resource Verification Visit in 2010. Sequel to the Visit was the recommendation that the Departments of Mass Communication Technology and Information Technology be merged into one to form a new department which was to be known as the Department of Information and Media Technology. The Department of Information and Media Technology, following the recommendation of NUC’s Resource Verification panel was therefore established in 2011. The Department has two options: Information Technology and Media Technology.Read more
To encourage the advancement of learning and acquiring a higher education in Technology.
Both academic and administrative activities of the Departments in the school are well coordinated. These includes student’s results, students’s cases, transfer, staff promotion, seminar /conferences and discipline of both student and staff institutional board meeting.
The school has a staff strength of 163 on permanent and pensionable appointment, some are on sabbatical and some on visiting appointment. Currently, some staff are on study fellowship for various higher degree programmes within and outside the country.
A good number of academic staff has delivered public lecturers to the community on various areas of interest.