Background History of Co-operative University, Thanlyin
Co-operative University, Thanlyin is located in Nyaung Thone Bin Village, Thanlyin, South District of Yangon, within 8 miles from the South-eastern part of Yangon, at the East of Thanlyin-Kyaik Khauk Pagoda Road and it lies at the eastern side of Yangon-Thilawa Railway and at the North of East Yangon University. Total area of Co-operative University is 208.209 acres.
Co-operative Training School was first established in 1970 in Mayangone Township, Chawtwingone, Yangon. Next it was moved to Thanlyin-Kyaik Khauk Pagoda Road, Thanlyin. Yangon Division. Yangon Co-operative Training School and Bago Co-operative Training School were collaboratedat one place at the location of Central Co-operative Training School, Phaunggyi, in Hlegu Township.
Yangon Co-operativeTraining School was upgraded to Yangon Regional College on 21-6-1994 according to Notification Number (10/94) dated 19-5-1994 issued by the Government of the Union of Myanmar.
The college was upgraded and renamed as Yangon Co-operative Degree Collegeaccording to Notification Number (17/96) dated on 11-11-1996 of the Government of the Union of Myanmar. Itwas affiliated withYangon University to confer B.A (Business Science) of 3-year undergraduate course up to 2009-2010 Academic Year and Business Science (B.BSc) was conferred starting from 2010-2011 Academic Year.
It was upgraded toCo-operative University, Thanlyin, according to Notification Number (29/2012) issued by the Ministry Office on 21st June 2012 as the agreement of the meeting (20/2012) held by the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar on 31st May 2012. After upgrading as a university, the majoring subjects such as Accounting and Finance, Applied Statistics, Marketing Management, Regional Development and Social Enterprise Management were specialized from 2014- 2015 Academic Year and B.BSc (Business Science) undergraduate degree on those subjects started to be conferred from November 2018 by the end of 2017- 2018 Academic Year. The Post Graduate Diploma Courses of the five specializations have been lauched since 2014-2015 Academic Year and the Diploma Degrees have been being conferred.The Master Courses for those respective specializationsstarted from 2015-2016 Academic Year and the Master Degrees have been being conferred from 2017-2018 Academic year.
To be a supportive university for community developmentby nurturing human resources who are qualified and educated social business persons with national and social spirits.
To train and bring up human resources needed to increase the socio-economic development.
To train the youths to be good citizens who are knowledgeable and rich in critical thinking.
To consistently conduct the research programmes.
To train the students to become educated and social youths with good moral for national and regional development.
To create the sustainable teaching, learning and research environment aligned with qualityassurance.
To train the youths to become highly-qualified entrepreneurs in future.
To support the co-operative businesses with the educational knowledge for their development.
To conduct the programmes for the improvement of the quality of the teaching staff.
To perform to get job opportunities for educated youths.
"Youth Co-operators Today, Leaders in Future"
At the degree college level from 2000-2001 academic year to 2009-2010 academic year, B.A (Business Science) was conferred, affiliated with Yangon University.
From 2010-2011 academic year to 2014-2015 academic year, B.BSc (Business Science) was conferred.
- From 2014-2015 academic year, the four-year undergraduate courses according to specializations are as follows:
1. B.BSc (Social Enterprise Management)
2. B.BSc (Regional Development)
3. B.BSc (Accounting & Finance)
4. B.BSc (Marketing Management)
5. B.BSc (Applied Statistics)
One-year Postgraduate Diploma Courses starting from 2015-2016 academic year are as follows:
(a) Post Graduate Diploma in Social Enterprise Management
(b) Post Graduate Diploma in Regional Development
(c) Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting & Finance
(d) Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management
(e) Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Statistics
Two-year Master Courses starting from 2015-2016 academic year are as follows:
(a) Master of Social Enterprise Management
(b) Master of Regional Development
(c) Master of Accounting and Finance
(d) Master of Marketing Management
(e) Master of Applied Statistics
Publication of Research Journals
The eleven academic departments are continuously conducting the researches to practically apply the results in community and academic development. The published research journals comprising the research papersofthe respective academic departments are as follows:
Co-operative University, Thanlyin, Research Journal December 2013, Vol 1, No.1 ( 14 papers are included)
Co-operative University, Thanlyin, Research Journal December 2017, Vol 2, No.1 ( 19 papers are included)
Co-operative University, Thanlyin, Research Journal December 2018, Vol 3, No.1 ( 16 papers are included)
Co-operative University, Thanlyin, Research Journal December 2018, Vol 3, No.2 ( 13 papers are included)
Co-operative University, Thanlyin, Research Journal August 2020, Vol 4, No.1
( 9 papers are included)
Co-operative University, Thanlyin, Research Journal August 2020, Vol 4, No.2
( 10 papers are included)
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