Admission 2018/2019 Academic Year (Now Open)

Kumasi Technical University wishes to inform prospective applicants and the general public that Application forms for Admission for 2018/2019 Academic year are on sale for the following programmes.

A. POST-GRADUATE PROGRAMMES

  1. MTECH in Water and Environmental Engineering
  2. MTECH in Environmental Statistics
  3. MTECH in Health Statistics

i. MTech in Water and Environmental Engineering

Entry Requirements

To be admitted to the MTech in Water and Environmental Engineering, programme, applicants must hold:
      a. BTech degree in either Civil or Chemical Engineering; or
      b. BSc degree in Civil or Chemical Engineering; or
      c. First degree in a relevant Engineering-related discipline. Additionally, applicants must have at least two (2) years industrial or work experience and also must attend and pass a selection interview if degree is a second class lower or pass division OR Hold HND in either Civil or Chemical Engineering with six (6) years industrial experience and must pass a selection interview as well as six (6) months top-up course before admission into the MTech programme.

ii.  MTech in Environmental Statistics

Entry Requirements

To be admitted into the MTech in Environmental Statistics, applicants must hold a:

BTech or BSc Statistics/BTech or BSc Environmental Statistics/or equivalent qualification. All applicants must have a minimum of one (1) year post-qualification industrial experience.
Preference will be given to applicants with 1st class and 2nd class upper honours. First class BTech Environmental Statistics applicants may be admitted without the post-graduation industrial experience. Applicants with a second class (lower division) or lower qualifications will have to pass an interview before admission into the programme.

iii. MTech in Health Statistics

Entry Requirements

To be admitted into the MTech in Health Statistics, applicants must hold a:

a. BTech or BSc Biostatistics/Health Statistics/or equivalent qualification. All applicants must have a minimum of one (1) year post-qualification industrial experience.
Preference will be given to applicants with 1st class and 2nd class upper honours.
First class BTech Health Statistics applicants may be admitted without the post-graduation industrial experience. Applicants with a second class (lower division) or lower qualifications will have to pass an interview before admission into the programme.
Applicants with other Statistics or Mathematics backgrounds would be required to take relevant Health Science courses as prerequisites.

iv. MTech in Financial Statistics

Entry Requirements

To be admitted into the MTech in Financial Statistics, applicants must hold a:

    a. BTech or BSc Statistics
    b. BTech or BSc Financial Statistics
    c. BSc Economics
All applicants must have a minimum of one (1) year post-qualification industrial experience.
Preference will be given to applicants with 1st class and 2nd class upper honours.First class BTech Financial Statistics applicants may be admitted without the post-graduation industrial experience. Applicants with a second class (lower division) or lower qualifications will have to pass an interview before admission into the programme.
Applicants with other Statistics or Mathematics backgrounds would be required to take relevant Financial Science courses as prerequisites.

 

Commencement date for the MTech programmes: April 2018.

Mode of Study Delivery: Weekend.
Duration: Two (2) years only.

Further Information: (0550 624 224/0208 204 092).

 


 

B. FOUR (4) YEAR DEGREE PROGRAMMES

  1. Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering
  2. Bachelor of Technology in Procurement and Supply Chain Management

i.    Bachelor of Technology Programmes

To be admitted into the Bachelor of Technology programme, an applicant must have:
       a. SSSCE/GBCE Candidates
           Passes (A-D) in Core Subjects plus Elective Mathematics and two (2) of the following; Physics, Chemistry, Technical Drawing, Engineering Science and Building Construction.
     
       b. WASSCE Candidates

          Passes (A1-C6) in Core Subjects plus a minimum of (C6) elective Mathematics and two (2) of the following: Physics, Chemistry, Technical Drawing, Engineering Science and   Building Construction.
      
        c. GCE O'Level Candidates
          Five (5) credits including English Language, Mathematics and two
         (2) of the following; Additional Modern Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Technical Drawing and Building Construction, as well as two (2) GCE 'A' Level passes in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry.
    
       d. Mature Candidates

            i. Must be 25 years old with legitimate documentary proof which is at least five (5) years old at the time of application.
           ii. Must have two (2) years' professional experience (A letter from employer is required).
          iii. Must pass a written examination or show proof of two (2) credit passes in English language and Mathematics in SSSCE/WASSCE or any other nationally recognized standard high school level examinations.
          iv. A pass in any two (2) subjects at Senior High School, 'O' and 'A' levels, GBC, RSAII.
    
     e. Advanced Level and Professional Candidates

          i. Candidates with part of Professional Certificates with a minimum of Part 1 of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, Association of Certified Chartered Accountants, Chartered Institute of Marketing, Chartered Institute of Bankers, Chartered Institute of Taxation, Chartered Institute of Secretaries and Administrators, London Centre of Marketing, Institute of Commercial Management, the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (Diploma or level 4) etc. may be considered for admission.
         ii. Candidates with Teachers' Certificate 'A' and a pass in English,
Mathematics and two business related subjects at the GCE 'O' level or Senior High School or GBC or RSAII etc may be considered for admission.
        iii. RSAIII/ABC holders with passes in at least three (3) subjects may be considered for admission into level 100 or 200.
        iv. DBS or other Non-Tertiary Diploma holders with passes in at least four (4) subjects may be considered for admission into level 100 or 200.

    f. HND/Diploma and Professional applicants for admission to Level 300
        i. HND from a recognized institution with a minimum of Second Class.
       ii. Diploma from a recognized institution with a minimum of Second Class.
      iii. Any Tertiary Accredited Diploma from a recognized institution.
      iv. Any certificate that the Technical University of Kumasi certifies to be equivalent to a Tertiary Diploma.
      v.  Applicants who will be placed at levels other than level 100 may be required to complete general mandatory courses.

 


 

C. BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMES (TOP-UP)

  1. Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering (2 year top-up)
  2. Bachelor of Technology in Chemical Engineering (2 year top-up)
  3. Bachelor of Technology in Electrical/Electronic Engineering (11⁄2 year top-up)
  4. Bachelor of Technology in Accounting with Computing (11⁄2 year top-up)
  5. Bachelor of Technology in Procurement Management (2 year top-up)
  6. Bachelor of Technology in Building Technology (11⁄2year top-up)
  7. Bachelor of Technology in Estate Management (2 year top-up)
  8. Bachelor of Technology in Entrepreneurship & Finance (11⁄2 year top-up)
  9. Bachelor of Technology in Fashion Design And Modeling (11⁄2 year top-up)
  10. Bachelor of Technology in Marketing (11⁄2 year top-up)
  11. Bachelor of Technology in Health Statistics (2 year top-up)
  12. Bachelor of Technology in Environmental Statistics (2 year top-up)
  13. Bachelor of Technology in Financial Statistics (2 year top-up)
  14. Access Course in Building Technology (1 semester weekend)

Entry Requirements for B.Tech Degree Programmes

i. Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering (2year top-up): regular,  evening and weekend options). Candidates must have HND (First Class or Second Class Upper Division) in Civil Engineering with a minimum of two (2) years working experience. Second Class Lower Division holders will have to attend an interview.

ii. Bachelor of Technology in Chemical Engineering (2year top-up - regular):

a. Holders of HND Chemical Engineering Certificate with a minimum of  two (2) years post-graduation industrial experience.
b. Applicants with First Class and Second Class Upper Division would be admitted without an interview.
c. Applicants with Second Class Lower Division would be required to pass an interview.
d. Applicants with other Engineering and Chemistry backgrounds would be required to take relevant Chemical Engineering and Chemistry  Courses as prerequisites.

iii. Bachelor of Technology in Electrical/Electronic Engineering (11⁄2year top-up - r egular, evening & weekend options)

a. Higher National Diploma (HND) graduates
i. Holders of HND Electrical/Electronic Engineering with at least second Class Lower Division.
ii. At least two years of post HND working experience in the relevant field.

b. Electrical Engineering Technician Part III (EETIII)
i. At least two years of post EETIII working experience in the relevant field.
ii. Must pass a bridging course for the duration of two semesters.
iii. Must possess EETI, EETII, and EETIII certification.

c. Foreign Applicants with qualification considered to be equivalent to HND will be considered for direct entry while those with qualifications equivalent to EET III will go through the bridging programme.

iv. Bachelor of Technology in Accounting with Computing (11⁄2year top-up - r egular, evening & weekend options)

a. Holders of HND Accountancy/Accounting with Computing Certificate with a minimum of two (2) years working experience. OR
b. ACCA and ICA holders with passes in six (6) or more subjects. OR
c. First Degree holders from other fields or discipline may apply.

v. Bachelor of Technology in Procurement Management (2-year top-up, regular, evening & weekend options)

a. Holders of HND Purchasing & Supply (2nd Class Lower or better) or its equivalent with a minimum of two (2) years post qualification working experience.
b. Applicants with Diploma in Procurement & Supply from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS UK) qualification may apply.
c. HND Graduates from other fields or disciplines with a qualification not less than a minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division with at least five (5) years working experience in procurement related fields.
d. First Degree Graduates from other fields or discipline may apply.

vi. Bachelor of Technology in Building Technology (11/2 year top-up: full time and part time weekend options) Candidates must have HND (First Class or Second Class Upper Division) in Building Technology with a minimum of two (2) years working experience.

a. Second Class Lower Division holders will have to attend an interview.
b. Holders of CTC II Final (old scheme) or CTC III Final (new scheme) with at least passes in all the Four (4) major components. Also credit in English Language and Mathematics at GCE 'O' Level or SSSCE/WASSCE Level shall be required.

vii. Bachelor of Technology in Estate Management (2 year top-up regular, evening & weekend options)

a. Holders of HND Estate Management (2nd Class Lower or better) or its equivalent with a minimum of two (2) years post qualification working experience.
b. Applicants with Lower Class would be required to attend an interview.

viii. Bachelor of Technology in Entrepreneurship & Finance (11/2  top-up year weekend option only)

a. Holders of HND Entrepreneurship (2nd Class Lower or better) or its equivalent with a minimum of two (2) years working experience.

ix. Bachelor of Technology in Fashion Design and Modeling (11/2 year top-up regular, evening & weekend options)

a. Holders of HND Fashion Design and Textiles Studies (2nd Class Lower or better) or its equivalent with a minimum of two (2) years post qualification working experience.
b. HND Applicants with equivalent qualifications to HND Fashion Design from a recognized institution would be required to pass an interview

x. Bachelor of Technology in Marketing (1½-year top-up - weekend option)

Holders of HND Purchasing & Supply (2nd Class Lower or better) or its equivalent with a minimum of two (2) years post qualification working experience.

xi. Bachelor of Technology in Health Statistics (2-year top-up)

xii. Bachelor of Technology in Environmental Statistics (2-year top-up)

xiii. Bachelor of Technology in Financial Statistics (2-year top-up)

   Entry Requirements

    a. Candidates must have HND (First Class or Second Class Upper Division) in Statistics with a minimum of two (2) years working experience. Candidates with Second Class Lower Division will have to attend an interview. OR
    b. Other Diploma qualifications from elsewhere assessed to be equivalent to HND may be similarly considered.

xiv. Qualification of Access in Building Technology (1-semester weekend)
  
    Entry Requirements

  i. Candidates must pass at least (3) of the four (4) major components including Construction Practice and Applied Technology and Site Experience at CTC III or CTC II final (old scheme) including passes in their corresponding project works.
 ii. HND Building Technology candidates: Second Class Lower or Pass HND Building Technology.
 iii. Others: HND Estate Management, HND Civil Engineering, HND Interior Architecture and Furniture Production.

 


 

D. HND Programmes

  1. HND Accountancy (regular/evening/weekend options)
  2. HND Accounting with Computing (regular/evening/weekend options)
  3. HND Secretaryship and Management Studies (regular/evening/weekend options)
  4. HND Marketing (regular/evening/weekend options)
  5. HND Purchasing and Supply (regular/evening options)
  6. HND Computer Science (regular/evening options)
  7. HND Statistics (regular only)
  8. HND Hotel, Catering and Institutional Management (regular/evening)
  9. HND Building Technology (regular only)
  10. HND Estate Management (regular only)
  11. HND Interior Design and Technology (regular only)
  12. HND Mechanical Engineering with choice of options at level 200 options: (i) Plant (ii) Production (iii) Automotive and (iv) Metallurgy
    a. (regular i, ii, iii & iv),
    b. (evening & weekend i & iii)
  13. HND Chemical Engineering (regular only)
  14. HND Civil Engineering (regular only)
  15. HND Electrical/Electronic Engineering (regular/evening)
  16. HND Dispensing Technology (regular only)
  17. HND Medical Laboratory Technology (regular only)
  18. HND Science and Industrial Laboratory Technology (regular only)
  19. HND Entrepreneurship and Finance (regular only)
  20. HND Fashion Design and Textiles Studies (regular/evening)
  21. HND Agribusiness and Entrepreneurship (regular only)
  22. Higher Diploma in Health Statistics (regular)
     

Entry Requirements for HND Programmes

a. SSSCE Applicants
I. Six passes (A-D) in all subjects, including English Language and  Mathematics; and
ii. At least three (3) of the passes must be relevant to the area of specialization.

b. WASSCE Applicants
i. Six passes (A1-D7) in all subjects, including English Language and Mathematics; and
ii. Must possess a minimum of C6 in any three (3) of the elective subjects relevant o the area of specialization.

c. ABCE/ 'O'&'A' Level Applicants
Five (5) ABCE credits or five (5) GCE Ordinary Level credits including English Language and Mathematics plus at least two (2) GCE 'A' Level/ABCE passes.

d. GBCE Applicants
Five (5) GBCE credits including English, Business Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies.

e. DBS Applicants
Four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE Credits including English Language and Mathematics plus at least three DBS passes.

f. Technical School Applicants (Certificate II)
Passes in English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science plus any three (3) relevant trade courses.

g. Mature Applicants
Mature Candidates must:
i. Be 25 years old and show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of birth date which is at least 5 years old at the time of application.
ii. Have at least two (2) years working experience (letter from the employer is required).
iii. Pass a written examination conducted by the University.
iv. Mature applicants applying for HND Dispensing Technology/Medical Laboratory Technology/Science and Industrial Laboratory Technology should have relative hospital/industrial experience with 'O' Level/WASSCE/SSSCE pure science background (Chemistry and Biology) as well as credits in English and Mathematics (core).

To be admitted into Higher Diploma in Health Statistics, a candidate must satisfy the minimum University and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics entry requirements

 


 

E. NON-HND TERTIARY PROGRAMMES

  1. Electrical Engineering Technicians Part III
  2. Mechanical Engineering Technicians Part III
  3. Motor Vehicle Technicians Part III
  4. Construction Technicians Course Part III.

Entry Requirements for Non-HND Full Time Programmes Technician Part II Certificate

 


 

F. NON-TERTIARY PROGRAMMES

  1. Diploma in Banking Technology & Finance (DipBTF) 2-year programme
  2. Diploma in Computerised Accounting (DCA) 2-year programme
  3. Diploma in Public Relations (2-year programme)
  4. Diploma in Electronic Marketing (2-year programme)
  5. Diploma in Business Administration (DBA) (2-year programme)
  6. Diploma in Procurement & Materials Management (2-year programme)
  7. Diploma in Agribusiness & Finance (2-year programme)
  8. Diploma in Banking & Small Business Management (2-year programme)
  9. Diploma in Information Technology (2-year programme)
  10. Diploma in Hardware & Networking (2-year programme)
  11. Diploma in Web Applications & Database (2-year programme)
  12. Diploma in Financial Statistics
  13. Diploma in Library & Information Science
  14. Diploma in Mass Communication and Journalism
  15. Diploma in Education (1 year)
  16. Diploma in Health Statistics
  17. Diploma in Statistics for Risk Management
  18. Catering 812/1
  19. Electrical Engineering Technician Part I & II
  20. Mechanical Engineering Technician Part 1 & II
  21. Motor Vehicle Technician Part I & II
  22. Construction Technician Course Part I & II

Entry Requirements

Four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE passes including English Language and Mathematics.

Entry Requirements for Technician Part II

Four (4) passes Technician Part I

Entry Requirements for Mass Communication & Journalism

SSSCE/WASSCE Applicants
Applicants must have credit pass in two core subjects including English Language, Mathematics Integrated Science or Social Studies and credits passes in any two elective subjects. The total aggregate for the five subjects should not exceed 24 and 36 for SSSCE and WASSCE respectively

Mature Applicants

  • Must be at least 25 years
  • Must have SSSCE/WASSCE passes in any for subjects including English Language
  • Must pass a written examination and an interview
  • Must have been in the media industry for at least two years with proven competence and flair.

 

The University Community wishes to inform the general public that in collaboration with the University of Education, Winneba, it is introducing a one-year Diploma in Education programme.

Entry Requirements for Diploma in Education

Prospective applicants must possess one of the following qualifications

  • Holders of a bachelor's Degree from a recognized tertiary institution.
  • Holders of a Higher National Diploma Certificate in any field.
  • Advanced certificate holders and other equivalent qualifications.
  • HND Level 200 and above students of Kumasi Technical University and other Technical Universities.

 


 

F. ONE YEAR TOP-UP HND DISPENSING TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMME

A one year top-up Dispensing Technology programme leading to HND Dispensing Technology, technical courses or its equivalent.

Entry Requirements

a. Dispensing Technician Certificate holders must have overall credit and also, credit in Chemistry, in Dispensing Technician Part III Examination of Technical Examination Unit. OR

b. Must have passed the Access Course organised by the Department of Dispensing Technology, Kumasi Technical University.

 


 

G. PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMMES

  1. Professional Diploma in Computerised Accounting
  2. Professional Diploma in Electronic Marketing
  3. Professional Diploma in Procurement and Materials Management
  4. Professional Diploma in Management Science
  5. Professional Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  6. Professional Diploma in Banking Technology & Accounting (PDBTA) 1-year programme
  7. Professional Diploma in Computerised Accounting (PDCA) 1 year programme
  8. Post Graduate Certificate in Computerised Accounting (PGCCA) 6 months weekend programme

Entry Requirements

Diploma in (i) Computerised Accounting, (ii) Electronic Marketing, (iii) Purchasing & Supply, (iv) Management Studies and (v) Data Science.

Candidates writing WASSCE Examinations in May/June, 2017 can apply and bring their results as soon as they are released.

Applicants must have completed Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

 


 

H. ADMISSION INTO KUMASI TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY’S COLLABORATIVE PROGRAMMES WITH TOPUNIVERSITIES IN CHINA

The University in collaboration with top Chinese Universities is admitting interested students to undertake undergraduate programmes.

  • Medicine
  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Nursing
  • Business Administration
    • Procurement
    • Finance Accounting
    • Marketing
  • Engineering - Automotive
    • Civil
    • Chemical
    • Mechanical
    • Petroleum and Petrochemical
    • Oil and Gas
  • Computer Science/Computer Engineering

Fees: very moderate

Admission Requirements

Six (6) SSSCE/WASSCE Credits

 


 

COST OF APPLICATION FORMS

MTech Applicants                                             -                     GH ¢200.00
Bachelor of Technology Applicants                     -                     GH ¢150.00
HND Applicants                                                -                     GH ¢150.00
Matured Applicants                                           -                     GH ¢150.00
Diploma Programmes Applicants                        -                    GH ¢150.00
Foreign Applicants                                            -                     US  $50.00

Mode of Application

A card with an application code can be obtained from the following places

  • Kumasi Technical University Cash Office
  • All Regional Post Offices
  • All Zenith Bank Branches
  • All UBA Branches
  • Universal Merchant Bank (UMB)

 

Payment for the application should be by Bank Draft payable to the Vice-Chancellor, Kumasi Technical University.
All applicants are required to apply online (https://apply.kstu.edu.gh).

Applicants are also required to download and print completed online application form and attach two (2) passport pictures, two (2) photocopies of relevant documents/certificates and payment voucher to be submitted to the address below.

The Acting Registrar
Kumasi Technical University
Post Office Box 854
Kumasi

Visit the following for further information on how to apply online.
Available Programmes
https://kstu.edu.gh/academics/programmes

For General Admission Requirements
https://www.kstu.edu.gh/admission/requirements

Application Forms & Instructions
https://www.kstu.edu.gh/admissions/how-to-apply

For General Admission Enquiries
Call: 0322 392 522

Closing Date for Application: 24th August, 2018.

 

Posted Date: 
Monday, March 5, 2018