Kumasi Technical University Requirements

Recently, the Management of Kumasi Technical University announced to the general public and prospective applicants that, Admission forms are OUT and all applicants who wish to apply should kindly do so.

Below are the list of all the Programmes offered at the Kumasi Technical University:

  • MTECH POST GRADUATE PROGRAMMES
  • BTECH DEGREE PROGRAMMES
  • HND PROGRAMMES
  • PART TIME PROGRAMMES
Kumasi Technical University Requirements

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL KUMASI TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY PROGRAMMES

A. MTECH POST GRADUATE PROGRAMMES

All MTECH Programmes offered in Kumasi Technical University are listed below:

  1. MTech in Water and Environmental Engineering
  2. MTech in Environmental Statistics
  3. MTech in Health Statistics
  4. MTech in Financial Statistics
  5. MTech in Chemical Engineering

MTECH IN WATER AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

Entry Requirements:

To be admitted to the MTech in Water and Environmental Engineering, programme, applicants must hold:

  1. BTech degree in either Civil or Chemical Engineering; or
  2. BSc degree in Civil or Chemical Engineering; or
  3. 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.

MTECH IN ENVIRONMENTAL STATISTICS

Entry Requirements:

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

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.

b. 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.

MTECH IN HEALTH STATISTICS

Entry Requirements:

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

  1. BTech or BSc Biostatistics/Health Statistics/or equivalent qualification. All applicants must have a minimum of one (1) year post-qualification industrial experience.
  2. Preference will be given to applicants with 1st class and 2nd class upper honours.
  3. 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.
  4. Applicants with other Statistics or Mathematics backgrounds would be required to take relevant Health Science courses as prerequisites.

MTECH IN FINANCIAL STATISTICS

Entry requirements

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

  1. BTech or BSc Statistics
  2. BTech or BSc Financial Statistics
  3. 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.

MTECH IN CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

Entry Requirements:

To be admitted to the MTech in Chemical Engineering, applicants must hold:

a. BTech or BSc Chemical Engineering or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution. Applicants must have a minimum of one (1) year post-graduation or equivalent industrial experience. Preference will be given to applicants with first class and second class upper honours and 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.

b. Candidates who satisfy the admission requirements should complete application forms (3 copies) and submit them to KsTU admissions office along with all relevant documents (Photocopies of Certificates, two (2) Recommendation Letters, Letter of Motivation, and Transcript for those attending KsTU for the first time).

Mode of Delivery: Regular (full-time)
Duration: Two (2) years

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B. BTECH DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Admissions are Out for all Kumasi Technical University Degree Programmes which are detailed below:

  1. Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering
  2. Bachelor of Technology in Procurement and Supply Chain Management
  3. Bachelor of Technology in Environmental Statistics
  4. Bachelor of Technology in Financial Statistics
  5. Bachelor of Technology in Health Statistics
  6. Bachelor of Technology in Secretaryship and Management
  7. Bachelor of Technology in Library and Information Science
  8. Bachelor of Technology in Data Science (Regular/Evening)
  9. Bachelor of Technology in Agribusiness with Entrepreneurship
  10. Bachelor of Technology in Hospitality Management and Catering Tech. (Regular/Evening)

I. BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMES (1 & 2)

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. Applicants with HND in the above four (4) year programmes will be admitted to start from level 300.

F. ADVANCED LEVEL AND PROFESSIONAL CANDIDATES

  1. 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.
    1. 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.
    1. RSAIII/ABC holders with passes in at least three (3) subjects may be considered for admission into level 100 or 200.
    1. 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.

G. HND/DIPLOMA AND PROFESSIONAL APPLICANTS FOR ADMISSION TO LEVEL 300

  1. HND from a recognized institution with a minimum of second class.
  2. ii. Diploma from a recognized institution with a minimum of Second Class.
  3. iii. Any Tertiary Accredited Diploma from a recognized institution.
  4. iv. Any accredited Tertiary Diploma
  5. v.  Applicants who will be placed at levels other than level 100 may be required to complete general mandatory courses.

II. BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN ENVIRONMENTAL, FINANCIAL AND HEALTH STATISTICS REQUIREMENTS (3-5)

A. WASSCE/SSSCE CANDIDATES

Holders who have credit passes (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 (including Agricultural Science or General Science or General Arts with Geography and Economics options or Business with Elective Mathematics option). OR

b. 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.

c. WASSCE/SSSCE CANDIDATES 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

d. 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

e. HND Candidates

(First Class or Second Class Upper Division) in Statistics or related area with a minimum of two (2) years working experience will be admitted to third year (i.e. 5th Semester). Candidates with Second Class Lower Division will have to attend an interview. OR

  1. Other Diploma qualifications from elsewhere assessed to be equivalent to HND may be similarly considered.

III. BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN SECRETARYSHIP AND MANAGEMENT

Entry Requirements:

a. SSSCE/WASSCE/GBCE Candidates

Candidates must have credit passes (A-D/A1-C6) in six (6) subjects. Three of the six subjects must be core (including English Language, Social Studies/ Integrated Science and Mathematics) and the other three must be in relevant elective subjects: Accounting, Business Management, Business Mathematics and Principles of Costing, Economics, Government, Geography, and Elective Mathematics.

b. GCE Advanced Level Candidate

Passes in three (3) subjects (at least one of the passes should be Grade D or better). Also the applicant must have had credit passes (grade 6) in five GCE Ordinary Level subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Science subjects (for non-science students) and an Art subject (for science students).

c. Advanced Level and Professional Applicants

i. Candidates with part of Professional Certificates with a minimum of Part 1 or Foundation Stage 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 etc. may be considered for admission. At least two (2) years plus credits (A1-C6/A-D) in three elective subjects with an aggregate

of post HND working experience in the relevant field.

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 RSA II etc. may be considered for admission.

iii. RSA III/ABC holders with passes in at least three subjects may be considered for admission into level 200.

iv. DBS or other non-tertiary diploma holders with passes in at least four (4) subjects may be considered for admission to level 200

d. Mature Applicants

Applicants should be at least 25 years at the time of commencement of the academic year.

  1. A pass in any two (2) subjects at Senior High School, ‘O’ Level, GBC, RSA II.
    1. At least two (2) years relevant working experience.
    1. Pass entrance examinations and/or interview.

e. Post-Diploma and Professional Applicants for admission to level 300

Applicants should be at least 25 years at the time of commencement of the academic year.

  1. HND from a recognized institution with a minimum of Second Class.
    1. Professional Diploma from a recognized institution with a minimum of Second Class.
    1. Any tertiary diploma from a recognized institution.
    1. Any accredited Tertiary Diploma.

IV. BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE

Entry Requirements

a. WASSCE/SSSCE Candidates

           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

b. GCE Advanced Level Candidate

Must have five (5) GCE’O’ Level credits passes (grade 6 or better) including English Language and Core Mathematics plus GCE ‘A’ Level passes in any three (3) subjects (at least one of the passes should be grade D or better).

c. Diploma Holders

Holders of Higher Diploma or Diploma in Library and Information Science or its equivalent from any accredited institution.

  • Entry Level for Higher Diploma holders: Level 300
  • Entry Level for Diploma holders: Level 200

d. Mature Applicants

  • Must be 25 years old with legitimate documentary proof which is at least five (5) years old at the time of application. Mature applicants will be admitted at Level 100.
  • Must have two (2) years working experience (with a letter from employer).
  • Must pass a written examination in English Language and Mathematics to be conducted by the University.

V. BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN DATA SCIENCE

To be admitted into BTech the programme, a candidate must, satisfy the minimum university and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics entry requirements.

a. WASSCE/SSSCE Candidates

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 36/24 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

b. Mature Applicants

  • Must be 25 years old with legitimate documentary proof which is at least five (5) years old at the time of application.
  • Must have credits in five (5) GCE ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language and Mathematics, in addition to passing an Entrance  Examination and /or Interview.
  • 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
  • HND (First Class or Second Class Upper Division) in Statistics or related area with a minimum of two (2) years working experience will be admitted to third year (i.e. 5th Semester). Candidates with Second Class Lower Division will have to attend an interview. OR
  • Higher Diploma/Professional Diploma or other Diploma qualifications from elsewhere assessed to be equivalent to HND may be similarly considered. OR
  • Ordinary Diploma (i.e. 2 years duration) in Data Science holders will be admitted to second year (i.e. 3rd Semester).

VI. BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN AGRIBUSINESS WITH ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Entry requirements:

a. WASSCE/SSSCE Candidates

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 36/24 or better in the relevant area of study (Including General Agriculture, General Science, General Arts, Home Economics, Business Visual Arts), are eligible to apply for the programme. OR

b. Advanced Level Certificate (GCE ‘A’ Level)

          i. Five (5) Credits at the GCE ‘O’ Level, including English and Mathematics.

         ii. Two (2) GCE ‘A’-Level passes.

         iii. A pass in General Paper would be an advantage.

c. HND Applicants

Holders of Agribusiness and Entrepreneurship certificate or any Agriculture-related certificate with a minimum of second class lower will be admitted to level 300.

d. Diploma Applicants

       Holders of Agribusiness or Agriculture-related certificate with a pass will be admitted to level 200.

e. Mature Applicants

  1. The basic requirement for admission is five (5) credits at the GCE ‘O’ Level, including English Language and Mathematics, or passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science, and three (3) Elective subjects at the SSSCE/WASSCE Level.
    1. Candidates should be at least 25 years at the time of application.
    1. Must pass a qualifying examination conducted by the University.
    1. Must pass an interview.
    1. Applicant must show proof of age with birth certificate or any other legitimate documentary proof of birth date which is at least five (5) years older at the time of application.

VII. BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT AND CATERING TECH.

Entry requirements:

a. WASSCE/SSSCE Candidates

Must have credit passes in three (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), and credit passes in three (3) elective subjects (Economics, General Knowledge in Art, Chemistry, Biology, Clothing and Textiles, as well as Food and Nutrition with an aggregate of 36/24 respectively or better.

b. Advanced Level Applicants

  1. Should have six (6) Ordinary Level passes including Mathematics, English and a Science subject and
  2. Three (3) Advanced Level passes including Biology or one of the following: Economics, Agricultural Science, Chemistry and General knowledge in Art.

c. HND Applicants

Holders of Hospitality and Catering-related certificate with a minimum of a Second Class Lower Division will be admitted to third year.

d. Degree and Diploma Applicants

Holders from related programmes shall be interviewed before admission.

e. Holders of Cookery for the Catering Industry Parts I and II will be admitted to first year.

f. Holders of Cookery for the Catering Industry Part I (C60) with passes in English Language, Mathematics and Science will be admitted to first year.

g. Mature Applicants

  1. Should be at least twenty-five (25) years.
    1. Should have five (5) credit passes at the Ordinary Level including Mathematics, English and anyone of these subjects (Economics, Biology, Agricultural Science, Chemistry and General knowledge in Art). OR
    1. Five (5) credit passes in WASSCE/SSSCE including English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science, and also credit passes in two (2) elective subjects in any of the following: Economics, Biology, Agricultural Science, Chemistry, General knowledge in Art, as well as Food and Nutrition.

h. Foreign Applicants

Foreign applicants from accredited/recognized institutions with equivalent qualifications will be considered for admission.

i. International Baccalaureate

Applicants with International Baccalaureate are eligible to apply. Such applicants must also possess a proficiency certificate in English. (Please note that all certificates would be referred to the National Accreditation Board for interpretation).

Please Note

Applicants with Diploma (First class and second class upper division) will join the third years in (Level 300) while the rest with other classes will join the second years in (Level 200) of Bachelor of Technology Programmes.

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C. HND PROGRAMMES

Below are all the HND Programmes offered at the Kumasi Technical University:

  1. HND Accounting with Computing (Regular/Evening/Weekend options)
  2. HND Secretaryship and Management Studies (Regular/Evening/Weekend options)
  3. HND Marketing (Regular/Evening/Weekend options)
  4. HND Purchasing and Supply (Regular/Evening options)
  5. HND Computer Science (Regular/Evening options)
  6. HND Building Technology (Regular only)
  7. HND Estate Management (Regular only)
  8. HND Interior Design and Technology (Regular only)
  9. 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)
  10. HND Chemical Engineering (Regular only)
  11. HND Civil Engineering (Regular only)
  12. HND Dispensing Technology (Regular only)
  13. HND Medical Laboratory Technology (Regular only)
  14. HND Science and Industrial Laboratory Technology (Regular only)
  15. HND Entrepreneurship and Finance (Regular only)
  16. HND Fashion Design and Textiles Studies (regular/evening)
  17. HND Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Regular/evening)
  18. HND Hotel, Catering and Institutional Management (Regular/evening)
  19. HND Agribusiness and Entrepreneurship (Regular)
  20. Higher Diploma in Health Statistics (Regular /Evening )
  21. HND Statistics (Regular only)
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 to 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:

  1. Be 25 years old and show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of birth date which is at least five (5) years old at the time of application.
  2. Have at least two (2) years working experience (A letter from the employer is required).
  3. Pass a written examination conducted by the University.
  4. 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.

Kumasi Technical University Requirements

All the above are Programmes offered at Kumasi Technical University and their respective admission entry requirements