Accra Technical University Requirements 2020

Here are the details of all Accra Technical University Requirements. These will guide you to know whether or not you qualify for a specific Programme offered at the institution.

ACCRA TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS FOR TERTIARY PROGRAMMES

These are the details of Accra Technical University requirements for all Programmes offered. Kindly take note of these before you proceed to apply for any of the Programmes.

1. TERTIARY PROGRAMMES

Here are the Accra Technical University requirements for Tertiary programmes:

(A) BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMES (4-YEAR STRAIGHT DEGREE)

        1. Bachelor of Technology – Medical Laboratory Science

(B) BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMES (TOP-UP)

1. Bachelor of Technology-Science- Laboratory Technology

  1. Bachelor of Technology – (Analytical Chemistry Option)
  2. Bachelor of Technology – (Environmental Technology Option)
  3. Bachelor of Technology – (Clinical Biochemistry Option)

2. Bachelor of Technology – Medical Laboratory Science (top-up at Level 200 or 300-Weekend)

3. Bachelor of Technology – Statistics

4. Bachelor of Technology – Computer Science

5. Bachelor of Technology – Mechanical Engineering

6. Bachelor of Technology – Automobile Engineering

7. Bachelor of Technology – Building Technology

8. Bachelor of Technology – Civil Engineering

9.  Bachelor of Technology – Electrical/Electronics Engineering

  1. Bachelor of Technology – (Power and Automation Engineering option)
  2. Bachelor of Technology – (Telecommunications Engineering option)

10. Bachelor of Technology – Fashion Design & Textiles

11. Bachelor of Technology – Hospitality Management

12. Bachelor of Technology – Procurement and Supply Chain Management (Evening/Weekend)

13. Bachelor of Technology – Accounting (Evening/Weekend)

14. Bachelor of Technology – Banking and Finance (Evening/Weekend)

15. Bachelor of Technology – Secretaryship and Management Studies

16. Bachelor of Technology – Marketing (Evening/Weekend)

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY – MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE

A. 4 -YEAR PROGRAMME – LEVEL 100:  MORNING AND EVENING SESSIONS 

i. West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE)

Applicants with minimum grade of C6 or better in three (3) core subjects i.e. English Language, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science and three (3) elective subjects namely Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Elective Mathematics will be admitted to level 100 of the BTech Medical Laboratory Science Programme.

ii. Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE)

Applicants with minimum grade of D or better in three (3) core subjects i.e. English Language, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science and three (3) elective subjects namely Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Elective Mathematics will be admitted to Level 100 of the BTech Medical Laboratory Science Programme.

iii. General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level

Applicants with passes in three (3) subjects (at least, one of the passes should be Grade D or better) in addition to having credit passes (Grade 6) in five GCE Ordinary Level subjects including English, Mathematics and a Science subject (for non-science students) and an Arts subject for Science students will be admitted to level 100 of the B.Tech Medical Laboratory Science Programme.

iv. Mature Applicant (Evening Session)    The mature applicant must:

  1. Be at least 25 years old by 30th June, 2020.
  2. 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;
  3. Provide introductory letter from employer or show any other proof of employment in the health sector for 2 years or more;
  4. Have post-secondary school training in laboratory science or allied health science.
  5. Pass mature students’ entrance examinations.

B. TOP-UP APPLICANTS – LEVEL 200: EVENING SESSION 

i. Higher National Diploma in Science Laboratory Technology

Applicants with the 3-year Higher National Diploma in Science Laboratory Technology (HND SLT) at least Second Class Lower from a recognized institution may be considered for admission to level 200 (Evening Session) of the BTech Medical Laboratory Science Programme after passing an interview.

C.   TOP-UP APPLICANTS – LEVEL 300: WEEKEND SESSION

i. Bachelor of Technology Science Laboratory Technology  

Applicants with a Bachelor of Technology, Science Laboratory Technology with at least Second Class

Lower from the Accra Technical University and other recognized institutions with working experience in the health sector, may be considered for admission to level 300 of the B.Tech Medical Laboratory Science programme after passing an interview and bridging course examination.

ii. Bachelor of Science Qualifications

Applicants with a 4-year Bachelor of Science in either Biological Science, Biochemistry, Applied Biology, Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Human Biology, Laboratory Technology or other life sciences qualification at least Second Class Lower from a recognized institution with working experience in the health sector, may be considered for admission to level 300 of the B.Tech Medical Laboratory Science programme after passing an interview and bridging course examination.

iii. Higher National Diploma / Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology

Applicants with a 3-year Higher National Diploma or Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology

(MLT) with at least Second Class Lower from a recognized institution accredited by the Allied Health Professions Council with working experience in the health sector, may be considered for admission to level 300 of the B.Tech Medical Laboratory Science Programme after passing an interview and bridging course examination.

iv. Higher National Diploma in Science Laboratory Technology

Applicants with a 3-year Higher National Diploma Certificate in Science Laboratory Technology (HND-SLT) with at least Second Class Lower from the Accra Technical University and other recognized institutions with a minimum 2-year post-qualification working experience in the health sector, may be considered for admission to level 300 of the B.Tech Medical Laboratory Science programme after passing an interview and bridging course examination.

V. Bachelor of Technology Science Laboratory Technology (Clinical Biochemistry Option)

Applicants with the Bachelor of Technology Science Laboratory Technology (Clinical Biochemistry Option) from the Accra Technical University and other recognized institutions with a minimum 2year working experience in the health sector may be considered for admission to level 300 of the BTech. Medical Laboratory Science programme after passing an interview and bridging course examination.

General Entry Requirements for Other Bachelor of Technology Programmes (TOP-UP)

  • Higher National Diploma (HND) certificate in a relevant field with a minimum of Second-Class Lower Division.
  • Where applicable, the following documents must be submitted along with the application form:

HND Certificate and Transcript

Non-Citizen Ghana card (FOR ALL INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS)

(C) HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND) PROGRAMMES (MORNING SESSION)

Here are the Accra Technical University requirements for Higher National Diploma programmes:

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMES

  1. HND Mechanical Engineering 
  2. HND Electrical/ Electronics Engineering
  3. HND Building Technology
  4. HND Civil Engineering
  5. HND Interior Design and Technology
  6. HND Science Laboratory Technology (SLT)
  7. HND Statistics
  8. HND Computer Science
  9. HND Hotel, Catering and Institutional Management (HCIM)

BUSINESS AND ARTS PROGRAMMES 

  1. HND Accountancy
  2. HND Marketing
  3. HND Purchasing and Supply
  4. HND Secretaryship and Management Studies
  5. HND Bilingual Secretaryship and Management Studies
  6. HND Fashion Design and Textiles

(C) HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND) PROGRAMMES (EVENING SESSION)

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMES

  1. HND Mechanical Engineering 
  2. HND Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  3. HND Building Technology
  4. HND Civil Engineering
  5. HND Interior Design and Technology
  6. HND Science Laboratory Technology (SLT)
  7. HND Statistics
  8. HND Computer Science

BUSINESS AND ARTS PROGRAMMES

  1. HND Accountancy
  2. HND Marketing
  3. HND Purchasing and Supply
  4. HND Secretaryship and Management Studies
  5. HND Fashion Design and Textiles

GENERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR HND PROGRAMMES

A. SSSCE / WASSCE APPLICANTS FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMES

i. SSSCE applicants must have SIX (6) passes (A – D) in all subjects including English Language,  Core Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies and at least three (3) of the subjects must be Credit or better. The Elective subjects must be relevant to the programme.

 ii. WASSCE applicants must have SIX (6) passes (A1 – D7) in all subjects including English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies; and at least three (3) of the subjects must be C6 or better. The Elective subjects must be relevant to the programme.

B. SSSCE / GBCE/WASSCE APPLICANTS FOR BUSINESS AND ARTS PROGRAMMES

  1. SSSCE/GBCE applicants must have passes (A- D) in SIX (6) subjects including English Language, core Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies; and at least three (3) of the subjects must be Credit or better. 
  1. WASSCE applicants must have passes (A1- D7) in SIX (6) subjects including English Language, core Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies; and at least three (3) of the subjects must be C6 or better. 

INTERPRETATIONS OF WASSCE/SSSCE/GBCE

WASSCESSSCE/GBCEGRADEINTERPRETATION OF GRADES
A1A1Excellent
B2B2Very Good
B3C3Good
C4D4Credit
C55Credit
C66Credit
D77Pass

C. PRE-HND (ACCESS COURSE) APPLICANTS

Applicants must pass three (3) subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science) in the NAPBTEX Access Course Programme, plus at least three (3) passes in the technical subjects.

D. TECHNICIAN APPLICANTS

Passes in Part I and Part II technical subjects or a pass in Ordinary Technician Diploma (OTD)

E. CERTIFICATE II APPLICANTS (TECHNICAL SCHOOL GRADUANDS)

Passes in SIX (6) relevant subjects comprising three (3) core subjects (English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science/Social Studies), plus three (3) passes in relevant subject areas.

F. DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS STUDIES (DBS) CANDIDATES 

DBS qualification with passes in all four (4) subjects, plus two (2) WASSCE passes (A1 –D7) or two (2) SSSCE/ GBCE passes (A – D) in English Language and Mathematics. 

G. GCE ‘A’ LEVEL /ABCE APPLICANTS

  1. FOUR (4) GCE ‘O’ Level/GBCE credit passes including English Language and Mathematics.

                                                                               AND

  1. A minimum of two (2) GCE ‘A’ Level or two (2) ABCE passes in relevant subjects. A pass in General Paper will be an advantage.  

H. OTHER CERTIFICATES AND DIPLOMA APPLICANTS

  1. A Diploma from a recognised higher institution.

                                                                OR

ii. Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana) Level I OR

                iii.         First degree in relevant area, and in a recognised institution. 

I. MATURE APPLICANTS

Candidates must be at least twenty-five (25) years of age by 30th June 2020 and must attach proof of age with birth certificates or other legitimate documentary evidence to the completed application forms. In addition, Mature applicants must pass the Entrance Examinations to be conducted in English Language, Mathematics and General Knowledge. The mature candidate must have the relevant working experience in the subject area. 

J. INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS

International applicants may be admitted on the basis of qualifications from their home countries for which equivalence shall be determined by the National Accreditation Board (NAB) of Ghana and submitted to the University. Evidence of proficiency in English Language will be required in the case of applicants from non-English speaking countries. International applicants are also requested to acquire Non-Citizen Ghana card as a pre-requisite for offer of admission. International applicants who fail to provide evidence of having acquired this card will not have their applications processed. 

NB: IN ALL CASES CANDIDATES WILL BE EXPECTED TO MEET THE DEPARTMENTAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION INTO THE PROGRAMMES

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ACCRA TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS FOR NON-HND PROGRAMMES

2. NON-HND PROGRAMMES   
  1. Construction Technician Course (Part I & II)
  2. Mechanical Engineering Technician Part I 
  3. Motor Vehicle Technician Part I  iv.        Electrical Engineering Technician (Part I & II)
  4. Refrigeration Technician Part II 
  5. Science Laboratory Technician Part I
  6. Diploma in Business Studies in the following Areas: Accounting, Secretarial, Management,

Purchasing & Supply, Marketing, Statistics, Entrepreneurship and ICT viii.            Diploma in Business Administration (DBA)

  1. Diploma in Computerized Accounting
  2. Diploma in Banking Technology & Accounting
  3. Diploma in Public Relations
  4. Advance Business Certificate Examination (ABCE)
  5. General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE) xiv.     Advanced Fashion
  6. Advance Cookery (812/2)
  7. TVET Certificate II in Business Studies (Accounting/Secretarial/ICT Options)

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

CTC I – 1 year 

Passes in all General Course in Construction (GCC) subjects or General Engineering subjects or passes in four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language and Mathematics or four (4) SSSCE/ WASSCE passes including English Language and Mathematics.

MVT I – 1 year 

Pass in Motor Vehicle Mechanics (intermediate) or passes in four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including English Language and Mathematics.

EET I – 1 year 

Four (4) passes in SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including English Language, Mathematics and any two (2) elective science subjects or pass in Telecommunications Part I or four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics or a pass in Electrical Installation Work (Course B) or General Engineering.

MET I – 1 year 

Mechanical Engineering Craft Practice Certificate with passes in all three (3) subjects or General Engineering or passes in four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including English Language and Mathematics.

CTC II/ EET II – 1 year 

Applicants should be holders of CTC I/MVT I/EET I/ MET I certificates respectively.

Refrigeration Technicians Part II – 1 year 

  • Passes in four (4) SSSCE /WASSCE/GCE ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language and Mathematics and any two (2) science related subjects.

                                                                                OR

  • Refrigeration Mechanics Certificate  

OR

       (iii)  General Course in Engineering

Diploma in Business Studies (Accounting/Secretarial/Marketing/Purchasing and Supply/ Statistics / Entrepreneurship/ICT Options) – 2 years 

Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level credits including English Language and Mathematics or RSA STAGE II/GBCE with four (4) passes including English Language and Mathematics or passes in four (4) SSSCE/ WASSCE subjects including English Language, Mathematics and two (2) elective subjects.

Diploma in Business Administration (DBA) – 2 years 

Passes in five (5) SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including English and Core Mathematics or five (5) passes in O’ Level, /GBCE including English Language andMathematics.

Diploma in Computerized Accounting – 2 years 

 Passes in five (5) SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including English and Core Mathematics or five (5)            passes in O’ Level, /GBCE including English Language andMathematics.

Diploma in Banking Technology & Accounting – 2 years 

Passes in five (5) SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including English and Core Mathematics or five (5) passes in O’ Level, /GBCE including English Language andMathematics.

Diploma in Public Relations – 2 years 

Passes in five (5) SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including English and Core Mathematics or five (5) passes in O’ Level, /GBCE including English Language andMathematics.

Advanced Fashion – 2 years           

A pass in the Intermediate Dressmaking/Fashion Certificate Examination plus one year industrial experience or four (4) passes in SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including English Language, Mathematics and any other elective subjects or NVT I Grade II and Grade I certificates  or four (4) credits in GCE ‘O’ Level including English Language and  Mathematics.

Science Laboratory Technician Part I – 2 years  

Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level credits including English Language, Mathematics and any of these two (2) subjects, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Elective Mathematics and Additional General Science or Passes in four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including English Language and Mathematics and any two elective subjects, such as Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Elective Mathematics or four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level credits including English Language, Mathematics and any two (2) science related subjects.

Advance Cookery (812/2) – 1 year 

Pass in Basic Cookery (812/1) or City and Guilds (706/2) and a minimum of one year working experience.

TVET Certificate II in Business Studies (Accounting/Secretarial/ICT Options) – 3 years 

A good pass in English Language, Mathematics, Social Studies, plus two (2) other subjects at the Basic Education Certificate Examinations (BECE).

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ACCRA TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCESS (PRE-HND) COURSE TO HND SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING PROGRAMMES

3. ACCESS (PRE-HND) COURSE TO HND SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING PROGRAMMES

The access (Pre-HND) for course (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science) is organized by the National Board for Professional and Technician Examinations (NABPTEX) for applicants with technical/vocational subjects in the related fields or pure science and agricultural science graduates with at least three (3) passes of the elective subjects, in order to foster their enrolment into the following HND programmes:

  • Interior Design and Technology
  • Furniture Design and Production
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Building Technology
  • Hotel Catering and Institutional Management
  • Fashion Design and Textiles 

Duration – one (1) Academic year (i.e. two (2) semesters of 16 weeks per semester) 

Entry Requirements for the Access Course (Pre-HND)  

Technician applicants with minimum qualification of Craft/Intermediate or Advance Certificate or MET I, MVT I, CTC I, EET I (without credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), Advanced Cookery 812/1, 812/2 and Advanced Fashion (without credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science) and pure science and agricultural science graduates with at least three (3) passes of the elective subjects.

ACCRA TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS FOR PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMMES

4. PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMMES

A. International Certificate in Logistics and Transport (CILT)

I)          The programme consists of four (4) modules, including:

  • Business Theory
  • Business Application
  • Warehousing and Stores Operations
  • Freight Operations
  • Transport Planning
  • Port Operations
II) Target Group
  • Supervisors and First Line Managers in the field of Logistics and Transport, Supply Chain, Procurement, Stores Administrators, etc.
  • Any individual who wants to pursue a career in the above but has no Basic Knowledge.
III) Entry Requirements
  • Senior High School (SHS) graduates with at least four (4) passes, including English Language and core Mathematics.
  • Ordinary level graduates with at least six (6) passes including English Language and Mathematics.
  • Advance level graduates with at least two (2) passes.
  • Equivalent Professional Qualifications at level three (3) of the UK National Qualification Framework.

B. International Diploma in Logistics and Transport (DILT)

I) The programme consists of six (6) modules, including:

  • Managing Transport and the Logistics Operations
  • Managing Resources
  • Transport Economics and Finance 
  • Inventory and Warehouse Management
  • Passenger Transport
  • Logistics and Supply Chain

II) Target Group

 Individuals in Middle Management positions who seek to develop a more Strategic view of Logistics and Transport Operations, Supply Chain, Procurement, Stores Administration etc.

III) Entry Requirements

  • International Certificate in Logistics and Transport.
  • HND / degree holders
  • Equivalent professional qualifications.

IV) DURATION

  • Two (2) semesters of Fourteen (14) weeks each
  • Lectures times are three (3) Evenings in the week

C. International Advanced Diploma In Logistics And Transport – (ADILT)

I)          The programme consists of five (5) modules, including:

  • Strategic Contexts
  • Leadership and Strategic Management;
  • Strategic Network Planning
  • Delivering Strategic Performance
  • Research Methods and Professional Projects.

II) TARGET GROUP

  • Individuals in middle level managerial positions and senior supervisors working in the field of logistics & Transport, Supply Chain, Procurement. 
  • Personnel in supply and transport in the Armed Forces, Police, Fire Service and CEPS. The others are warehousing and stores managers, airline workers, shipping company workers. 
  • Other professionals who want to pursue a career in logistics and transport operations and management.

III) ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • International Diploma in Logistics & Transport (DILT).
  • Degree/ Masters in Logistics & Transport, Supply Chain or procurement related discipline with any accredited institution.

IV) DURATION

  • Trimester with an average of sixteen (16) weeks per semester
  • Lecture time is three (3) Evenings in the week from 5:00pm – 8:00 pm (Monday, Tuesday and Thursday)

D. BIOMEDICAL EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN PROGRAMME

I) Accra Technical University through its Centre for Biomedical Equipment Technology, and in collaboration with the Ghana Technician Examinations Unit of the Ministry of Education and the National Skills Qualification Framework (NSOF) invites applications and qualified candidates for admission to pursue a one (1)-year intensive hands-on and industry-focused technician programme in Biomedical Equipment Maintenance Technology programme.

II) TARGET GROUP

  • Biomedical Equipment Maintenance Technicians, Individuals in middle level managerial positions and senior supervisors working in the fields of installation, maintenance of diagnostic, therapeutic and monitoring medical equipment. 
  • Other professionals who want to pursue a career in Biomedical Equipment Maintenance Technology programme.

III) COMPETENCIES

Biomedical Equipment Maintenance Technicians will perform tasks involving the installation and, maintenance of diagnostic, therapeutic and monitoring medical equipment. These activities include:

  • Installation, maintenance and repair of diverse range of medical equipment.
  • Performing electrical safety inspections on biomedical equipment using specialized test equipment.
  • Assisting in the systematic preventive maintenance programme of biomedical equipment.
  • Identifying and recommending biomedical equipment specifications for procurement.
  • Performing quality controls and calibration of biomedical equipment.        Ensuring quality laboratory diagnostic services in health facilities.

IV) JOB OPPORTUNITIES

A Biomedical Equipment Maintenance Technician would be eligible to work as a middle level manager and senior supervisor working in the fields of installation, maintenance of diagnostic, therapeutic and monitoring medical equipment.

Other professionals who want to pursue a career in Biomedical Equipment Maintenance Technology programme.

V) ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Four (4) passes in WASSCE/SSSCE/GCE ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language, Mathematics any two (2) Science related subjects.
  • Certificate   II             Applicants:          Passes   in            relevant               subject areas     as            such

Electrical/Electronics/Mechanical Engineering or General Engineering.

  • Diploma, HND and Degree graduates in Science Laboratory Technology, Electrical/Electronics/Mechanical Engineering or General Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Information Technology or Computer Science. Mature Access Course.

VI) DURATION

  • One (1) academic year.

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ACCRA TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS FOR LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY

5. LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY

Accra Technical University offers you a unique opportunity to learn to write and speak functional languages including; English, French, Spanish, German and Chinese (For Education, Work and Business, etc, on part-time basis, in an ultra-modern language laboratory.

We have the following proficiency levels for all the languages:

Level 1(Beginners level) –              12 weeks duration Level 2 (Intermediate) –                12 weeks duration Level 3 (Advanced)   –  12 weeks duration

Certificates are issued at the end of each level.

The Course modules include:

  1. Grammar, word stress, tenses and construction of sentences.
  2. Oral interactions, conversation, phonetics, reading and comprehension.
  3. General communication skills.
  4. Communication skills for education, work and business.
  5. Communication skills for international relations.
  6. Communication skills for people in tourism.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Level 1

  • University Certificates
  • Teacher Training Certificates
  • GCE ‘A’ Level Certificate
  • Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE)
  • West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE)
  • GCE ‘O’ Level Certificate
  • Junior Secondary School Certificate
  • Foreigner Certificates
  • Adult Learners

Level 2

  • Level 1 Certificate

Level 3

  • Level 2 Certificate

All the above details are Accra Technical University requirements for suitable applicants who wish to apply into the institution.

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