Media studies, statistics among new courses to launch at AUD | Delhi News

New Delhi: Ambedkar University Delhi (AUD) plans to launch a series of new courses and programs including Media Studies, Mathematics, Statistics, Data, philosophy and religious study.
Officials said master’s degree programs in public policy and criminology are also likely to launch soon. “A school of mathematics, statistics and data science could be launched next year,” they said.
The university plans to increase its student body from the current 4,000 to 30,000 once the new campuses in Dheerpur and Rohini are operational, AUD Vice-Chancellor Anu Singh Lather has said. “We are on a mission to establish AUD as a research university. In accordance with the national education policy, we will focus on multidisciplinary aspects. We would like to venture into many other ideas in aspects of NEP. We also plan to introduce certificate courses in artificial intelligence with online or blended instruction,” the VC said.
Apart from aiming to certify at least 500 students on the various certificate courses this year, the university also plans to link the competence centers with outreach and outreach work.
Lather further stated that once the new campuses are ready, the university should vacate its Kashmere Gate and Lodhi Road campuses.