KNUST Kumasi, Ghana Undergraduate Degree & Top – Up Programmes Distance Learning – 2016/2017

knust-logoWe are glad to inform the general public and all interested candidates that the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, (KNUST) Kumasi, Ghana Institute Of Distance Learning Admission of Candidates to Undergraduate Degree Programmes For 2016/2017 Academic Year is out.

The management of the institution Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana is using this medium to invites application from suitable qualify candidates for Admission into the following Four Year Undergraduate Programmes of the University’s Accra City Campus, Kwabeya as well as Top-up Programmes at all Centres of the Institute Distance Learning for the 2016/2017 Academic Year are now on sale:

The Sale of Admission Forms is open to the following Applicants:

WASSCE/SSSCE ADVANCED LEVEL/MATURE AND IB CANDIDATES

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE Holders who have credits (A1-C6/A-D Respectively) in the following Three (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science plus credits (A1-C6/ A-D) in Three Elective Subjects with an Aggregate Score of 24 or better in the relevant Area of Study.

OR

  1. ADVANCED LEVEL Holders with credits in at least Five (5) subjects at the GCE ‘O’ Level (or its equivalent) including English Language and Mathematics, plus at least two passes in the relevant subjects at the Advanced Level

OR

  1. MATURE STUDENTS who have attained the age of 25 years or above at the time of Application and have credits in Five (5) GCE ‘O Level subjects including English Language and Mathematics, in addition to passing an Entrance Examination and /or Interview.

OR

  1. INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  2. FOREIGN APPLICANTS (online Application only) who have any of the above qualifications or their equivalent from an accredited/recognized institution.

A.Four Year Undergraduate Programmes (Accra City Campus, Kwabeya)

  1. BSc. Computer Science
  2. BSc. Mechanical Engineering
  3. BSc. Construction Technology and Management (CTM)
  4. Quantity Surveying and Construction Economics (QSCE)
  5. BSc. Statistics
  6. BSc. Actuarial Science
  7. BSc. Mathematics
  8. BSc. Information Technology
  9. BSc.  Environmental Science

 NOTE: LECTURES WILL BE HELD FROM MONDAY TO FRIDAY (REGULAR).

CANDIDATES WHO HAVE APPLIED FOR THE 2016/2017 REGULAR ADMISSIONS AND WERE NOT PLACED AND WISH TO BE CONSIDERED MAY INDICATE THIS ONLINE USING THEIR APPLICATION NUMBER AND PIN.

The starting date for all Programmes is January, 2017.

Admission to the Pre-Bridging Programme for Certificate Holders of Health Training Institution.

  1. Post-Basic Midwifery
  2. EN/HAC
  3. Community Health Nursing

To apply for the Pre-Bridging Access Programme leading to the Diploma in Registered Midwifery, Registered General Nursing and Registered Community Health Nursing,

Duration of the Pre-Bridging Programme

The Programme will run on week-ends only for eight (8) weeks.

 

Top Up Undergraduate Programmes on Offer (All Centres)

  1. B.Sc. Geomatic Engineering
  2. B.Sc. Agricultural Engineering
  3. BSc. Mechanical Engineering
  4. BSc. Computer Science
  5. BSc. Statistics
  6. BSc. Computer Engineering
  7. BSc. Quantity Surveying & Construction Economics
  8. BSc. Construction Technology & Management
  9. BSc. Actuarial Science
  10. BSc. Information Technology
  11. BSc. Petroleum Engineering (online only)
  12. BSc. Chemical Engineering (online only)
  13. BSc. Physics
  14. BSc Telecommunication Engineering

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR TOP-UP PROGRAMMES

General Requirement for all Programmes

  1. Applicants must have at least 5 (five) credits in GCE “O” Level, including English Language and Mathematics and at least 6 (six) credits in  SSSCE/WASSCE subjects in the relevant areas, including English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science with an aggregate not exceeding 24.
  2. All HND applicants should have obtained at least a Second Class Lower Division in the respective fields.

Specific Requirements

In addition to these general requirements, programme specific requirement is stated below.

  1. BSc. Geomatic Engineering

HND in Surveying or Diploma in Geodetic/Geomatic Engineering or its equivalent.

  1. BSc. Agricultural Engineering

HND in Agricultural Engineering or its equivalent Diploma certificate.

  1. BSc. Computer Engineering

HND in Computer Engineering/Electrical and Electronic Engineering or Telecommunication Engineering or an equivalent Diploma certificate.

  1. BSc. Construction Technology and Management (CTM)/Quantity Surveying and Construction Economics (QSCE)

HND in Building Technology or its equivalent diploma certificate. A sound background in mathematics is required.

  1. BSc. Mechanical Engineering

HND or its equivalent diploma certificate in any of the following Mechanical Engineering disciplines:

  1. Production Engineering
  2. Plant Engineering
  3. Automobile Engineering
  4. Refrigeration and Air- Conditioning
  5. Foundry Technology
  1. BSc. Statistics

HND in Statistics or its equivalent diploma certificate.

  1. BSc. Computer Science

HND or its equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Electronics, Data Processing, Information Systems/Sciences and any area related to any of the programmes listed.

  1. BSc. Actuarial Science

HND or equivalent Diploma Certificate in Actuarial Science, Statistics, Engineering, Mathematics, Physical Science or Accounting

University graduates holding a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics, Engineering, Physical Science or Statistics

  1. BSc. Information Technology

HND or equivalent Diploma Certificate in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Electronics, Data Processing, Information Systems/Sciences and any area related to any of the programmes listed.

A first degree in any Physical Sciences and Engineering programme may also apply.

  1. BSc. Chemical Engineering

HND or its equivalent in Chemical Engineering.

  1. BSc. Petroleum Engineering
  1. HND in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Civil Engineering.
  2. First Degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

 

How to Apply for KNUST Kumasi, Ghana Undergraduate Degree & Top – Up Programmes Distance Learning – 2016/2017

  • UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMME CANDIDATES

On-line application E-vouchers (payable directly to IDL, KNUST accounts) can be obtained at the following banks; Ecobank, Universal Merchant, Unibank, HFC Bank, GCB and Fidelity Bank branches throughout Ghana, Applicants should follow carefully the instructions on the voucher.

  • PRE-BRIDGING ACCESS CANDIDATES (NURSES) ARE STRICTLY TO

purchase bankers’ draft (from any bank) payable to the Institute of Distance Learning, KNUST; and submit the draft at the under listed centres’

  • KUMASI- The Office of the Director, Institute of Distance Learning, New Examination Block, KNUST Campus, Tel 0247274661 or 0500482885
  • ACCRA- Old KNUST Guest House near ECO-BANK Head Quarters; contact Micheal Tel: 0500482875 or KNUST Accra City Campus, Kwabenya; contact Luke Tel: 054692482876
  • SUNYANI- University of Energy and Natural Resources; Contact Mr. Alfred Appiah, Tel: 0500482877
  • HO- Ho Polytechnic, Volta Region; contact Mr. Elvis Emmanuel Aboagye, Tel 0500482877
  • TAKORADI- Takoradi Polytechnic; contact Mr. Opintan-Baah Tel 0500482883
  • KOFORIDUA- Gratis Foundation; Contact Mr. Foster Ofori, Tel. 0244811805 or Fedelia 0500482874
  • TAMALE- Tamale Polytechnic, Contact Dr. Abubakari Abdul-Razak, Tel. 0500482879
  • BOLGATANGA- Bolgatanga Secondary School, Contact Mr. Zoogar Mukasa, Tel. 050482880
  • WA Centre: Jihann Training College, Contact Mr. Dominic  Wanaa, Tel. 0500482878
  • TARKWA- contact Mr. Kenneth Twumasi, tel.0247845460 or 0501261054
  • CAPE COAST: Cape Coast Polytechnic, Contact Mr. K. A. Simpson, Tel. 0500482882
  • AKOSOMBA: Contact Mr. Moses Korda ,  0207506070

 

COST OF APPLICATION FORM

Cost of E-voucher is as follows:

  • ALL UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES – GHȻ 190.00 for Ghanaian Applicants and $190 for Foreign Applicants.
  • The Pre-Bridging – GHȻ 150

ALL APPLICANTS ARE TO CAREFULLY READ ALL THE INSTRUCTION TO THE END BEFORE STARTING THE APPLICATION PROCESSES.

NOTE:

  • ALL APPLICANTS ARE TO VISIT THE (admission portal) AND COMPLETE AN ONLINE APPLICATION USING THE E-VOUCHER PROVIDED. TWO COPIES OF THE ONLINE APPLICATION SHOULD BE PRINTED AND POSTED TO THE DIRECTOR, IDL, KNUST, KUMASI, TOGETHER WITH ALL RELEVANT CERTIFICATES AND OTHER REQUIRED DOCUMENTS.
  • APPLICANTS MUST INCLUDE IN THEIR APPLICATION FORMS CERTIFIED TRUE COPIES OF THEIR CERTIFICATES / RESULTS.
  • THE CLOSING DATE FOR THE SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION IS FRIDAY, 9TH DECEMBER, 2016.
  • FEES

ALL PROGRAMMES ARE FULLY FEE PAYING.

Programmes would be mounted depending on the number of qualified applicants and only programmes with the requisite number of qualified applicants would be mounted. (Please contact IDL office for details)

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT idl.knust.edu.gh OR CALL TEL: 0247274661 or 0500482885.

 

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