New Programme: Higher Diploma in Health Statistics

Applications are invited from qualified candidates for admission to a Higher Diploma in Health Statistics organized by the Deparmtent of Mathematics and Statistics.

Brief Background of the Programme

The Higher Diploma in Health Statistics programme is developed to actualize the strategic goal and objective of Kumasi Technical University. The programme is aimed
at training students at the diploma level with skill of analyzing, interpreting data and drawing appropriate conclusions on health issues in hospitals and other health
institutions in the country for national development.

Students' Admission, Progression and Graduation

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.
 

Students Admission and its Equivalence

SSSCE holders who have credits (A-D Respectively) in the following Three (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science plus credits (A-D) in Three Elective Subjects with an Aggregate Score of 24 or better in the relevant Area of Study (Including Agricultural Science or General Science or General Arts with Geography and Economics options or Business with Elective Mathematics option).

OR

WASSCE holders who have credits (A1-C6 Respectively) in the following Three (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science plus credits (A1-C6) in Three Elective Subjects with an Aggregate Score of 36 or better in the relevant Area of Study (including Agricultural Science or General Science or General Arts with Geography and Economics options or Business with Elective Mathematics option).

OR

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.

WASSCE and SSSCE holders who are at least 25 years old and have credits (A1-C6 and A-D Respectively) in the following Three (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science plus credits (A1-C6 and A-D respectively) in Three Elective Subjects with an Aggregate Score of 36 and 24 or
better respectively in the relevant area of study.

OR

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 obtained in Five (5) years and above.

OR

Other Non-Tertiary Diploma qualifications from elsewhere may be considered.

 

Employment Opportunities

Successful graduates from the Higher Diploma in Health Statistics programme will be able to take jobs in

  1. Ghana Statistical Service
  2. Hospitals and Clinics
  3. Ghana Health Service (District and Regional Health Directorates)
  4. Ministry of Health
  5. Research Institutions
  6. Environmental Agencies and all governmental and private agencies that require statistical consulting and application.
Posted Date: 
Tuesday, October 3, 2017