KNUST distance learning masters programmes 2018-2019

KNUST distance learning masters programmes 2018-2019

Technology has had its pros and cons. Better technology has led to better machinery being developed and therefore rendered most people jobless. Most technical jobs that earlier on depended on human labor have been mechanized. This has called for better skills and has therefore sent people back to class. Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) is one of the biggest universities in Ghana that is at your service in case you are after upgrading your academic levels. To make it easier, the university has Knust distance learning masters programmes.

Knust distance learning masters programmes 2018-2019

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KNUST is a public university located in Kumasi in Ghana. It is among the oldest and best public universities Ghana has ever had. The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and technology serves a population of over 42000 students. It offers diploma, undergraduate and post graduate courses. Out of the 42000 students, more than 2000 are postgraduate students pursuing a number of Masters courses.

KNUST distance learning

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology also offers the distance learning package. Distance learning is meant to favor those who cannot physically make it to class. The university has an institute of distance learning which offers certificate, diploma and postgraduate courses.

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Knust masters programmes 2018

Here is a list of K masters programmes 2018. Under the faculty of arts, there are the following courses; Master of Philosophy in African Art and Culture and Doctor of Philosophy in African Art and Culture, and Master of Art in Art Education, Master of Art in Communication Design.

The faculty of Agriculture has the following courses:

  • Master of Science in Agricultural Economics
  • Master of Science in Agricultural Engineering
  • Master of Science in Agricultural Machinery Engineering
  • Master of Science in Agro Environmental Engineering
  • Master of Science in Agroforestry
  • Master of Science in Agronomy (crop Physiology)
  • Master of Science in Agronomy (Plant Breeding)
  • Master of Science in Animal (Monograstric and Ruminant) Nutrition and Management
  • Master of Science in Animal Breeding and Genetics
  • Master of Science in Animal Nutrition
  • Master of science in Animal Physiology
  • Master of Science in Antimicrobial Agents and their actions
  • Master of Science in Crop Protection (Nematology)
  • Master of Science in Crop Protection (Entomology)

The faculty of Health Sciences has the following courses;

  • Master of Science in Analytical Chemistry
  • Master of Science in Biopharmaceuticals and Pharmacokinetics
  • Master of Science in Chemical Engineering
  • Master of Science in Chemical Pathology
  • Master of Science in Clinical Microbiology
  • Master of Pharmacy in Clinical Pharmacology
  • Master of Philosophy in Clinical Pharmacology
  • Master of Science in Clinical Pharmacy
  • Master of Science in Computational Chemistry
  • Master of Science in Drug Delivery
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Under the College of Architecture and Planning the following postgraduate programmes are offered;

  • Master of Science in Development Planning and Management
  • Master of Science in Development Policy and Planning
  • Master of Science in Disability
  • Rehabilitation and Development
  • Master of Science in Landscape Studies (Planning, Management, Studies).

The faculty of Renewable Natural Resources has the following maters programmes;

  • Master of Science in Wood Technology and Management
  • Master of Science in Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation
  • Master of Science in Herbal Medicinal Plants Research
  • Master of Science in Gum Technology and Stability studies
  • Master of Science in Mineral Exploration.

The college of Engineering offers the following post s programmes;

  • Master of Science in Thermofluids Engineering
  • Master of Science in Soil and Water Engineering
  • Master of Science in Geodetic Engineering

Knust distance learning postgraduate courses

Apart full time and part time classes for masters courses, there is the distance learning option. These options are selected on the basis of the student’s preference. Masters full-time courses take a period of 2 years while part-time classes take a period of 3 years.

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Here is a list of knust distance learning postgraduate courses. From the school of Engineering, the following post graduate courses are offered;

  • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (Design Manufacturing and Applied Mechanics Engineering
  • Thermal Science and Energy Systems Engineering and Industrial Engineering options)
  • Master of Engineering in Oil and Gas with Management (Mid and Downstream)
  • Master of Engineering in Industrial Operations with Management
  • Master of Engineering in Building Services Engineering with Management
  • Master of Engineering Energy Systems Engineering with Management
  • Master of Engineering in Information and Communication Technology with Management.Applicants should be holders of first class or second class upper division in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized university.

Others include;

  • Master of Science in Agribusiness Management
  • Commonwealth Executive Master of Business Administration (CEMBA)
  • Commonwealth Executive Master of Public Administration (CEMPA)
  • Master of Philosophy and Master of Science in Industrial Mathematics
  • Master of Science in Environmental Science, Master of Science in Food Quality Management
  • Master of Philosophy
  • Master of Science in Business Consulting and Enterprise Risk Management
  • Master of Science in Education Innovation and Leadership Science
  • Master of Arts in Sociology
  • Master of Science in Industrial Finance and Investment
  • Master of Science in Development Management
  • Master of Philosophy and Master Arts in Political Science
  • Master of Education Degree
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education
  • Master of Science in Applied Statistics
  • Master of Science in Accounting
  • Master of Science in Economics
  • Master of Philosophy and Master of Science in Forensic Science
  • Master of Philosophy in Solid State Physics
  • Master of Science in Petroleum Geophysics
  • Master of Science in Project Management
  • Master of Philosophy in Materials Science
  • Master of Science in Actuarial Science
  • Master of Science in Human Nutrition and Dietetics.

Knust masters programme fee

Clearing school fees is a requirement for the student to get enrolled to any of the knust masters programme 2018. Knust masters programmes fee varies from one programme to the other. The fee also depends on the year of study. The fee is not constant for every year. Therefore prospective students are advised to constantly check the school’s website for any possible changes that are likely to be made. Currently, the fee structure that was rolled out for 2017/2018 academic year is the one being used even for those with prospects of joining for 2018/ 2019 academic year.

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Knust idl fees 2018/2019

Knust idl fees varies from year to year and according to the programme being pursued. The fee structure for 2018/2019 academic year has not been rolled out, and therefore, as stated in the website, the 2017/2018 fee structure will be in use until changes are made. Therefore, here is a tabulated summary of knust idl fees 2018/2019 academic year.

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Knust idl fees 2018/2019 for postgraduate programmes

PROGRAMME YEAR 1 YEAR 2

  1. CEMPA/ CEMBA 6980 6841
  2. MSC ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 7403 6445
  3. MPHIL POST HARVEST 5774 5555
  4. MSC INDUSTRIAL MATH 6293 5843
  5. MSC HEALTH INFORMATICS 6293 5555
  6. MSC INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 7403 6345
  7. MSC FOOD QUALITY MANAGEMENT 7088 5135
  8. MSC DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT 6848 6745
  9. MSC ECONOMICS 12961
  10. MPHIL EDUCATIONAL INNOVATION 6293 6853
  11. MSC BUSINESS CONSULTING 7468 7433
  12. MPHIL BUISNESS CONSULTING 7468 8033
  13. MSC LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN 7958 7433
  14. MPHIL LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN 7958 8033
  15. MSC INDUSTRIAL FINANCE 7958 8013
  16. MPHIL INDUSTRIAL FINANCE 7958 8613
  17. MBA SPECIALIZATION (ONE YEAR) 7689
  18. MSC HUMAN NUTRITION 7888 5666
  19. MSC ACTURIAL SCIENCE 7783
  20. MSC APPLIED STATISTICS 6518 5428
  21. MPA 7328 7033
  22. MPHIL POLITICAL SCIENCE 7328 7033
  23. M. EDUCATION 6268 5729
  24. MSC FORENSIC SCIENCE 9000 9600
  25. MSC PROJECT MANAGEMENT 16,000
  26. MSC ACCOUNTING 7958 4529
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Upon paying the stated amount on the stipulated bank accounts, an eVoucher is issued at the bank. The eVoucher contains a pin. On logging in to the students’ portal, there is a slot for the eVoucher. When the pin is submitted, the portable is updated and the amount paid reflects in the university’s finance system. The student can then comfortably attend classes and sit that semester’s exams.

Idl knust top up

Top up programmes are courses that a learner is taught alongside those that he enrolled for. In most universities, tuition fee for these top up courses is not charged. The programmes are however optional and only those interested will be considered. At Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, a specific group of courses are selected and updated on the school’s website for students to apply. A fee is charged for these courses. There is an academic qualification for the applicants too.

Idl knust top up courses include;

  • Bachelor of Science Quantity Surveying and Construction Economics (Top-Up)
  • Bachelor of Science Construction Technology and Management (Top-Up)
  • Bachelor of Science Computer Science (Top-Up), Bachelor of Science Telecommunication Engineering (Top-Up)
  • Bachelor of Science Business Administration (Top-Up), Bachelor of Science Statistics (Top-Up)
  • Bachelor of Science Computer Engineering (Top-Up)
  • Bachelor of Science Geomatic Engineering (Top-Up)
  • Bachelor of Science Agricultural Engineering (Top-Up)
  • Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering (Top-Up)
  • Bachelor of Science Actuarial Science (Top-Up)
  • Bachelor of Science Information Technology (Top-Up)
  • Bachelor of Science Petroleum (on-line only) (Top-Up)
  • Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering( on-line only) (Top-Up)
  • Bachelor of Science Chemical Engineering (on-line only) (Top-Up), Bachelor of Science Physics (Top-Up), Bachelor of Arts Social Work (Top-Up)and Bachelor of Arts Sociology.

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Knust top up programmes 2018-2019

Some of the courses that are available as knust top up programmes 2018-2019 include;

  • Bachelor of Science Business Administration (Marketing, Human Resource and Management, Accounting, Finance, Logistics and Supply Chain Management)
  • Bachelor of Science Geomatic Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science Agricultural Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science Statistics
  • Bachelor of Science Computer Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science Quantity Survey and Construction Economics
  • Bachelor of Science Actuarial Science, Bachelor of Science Construction Technology and Management
  • Bachelor of Science Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Science Petroleum Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science Chemical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science Physics
  • Bachelor of Arts Social Work
  • Bachelor of Art Sociology
  • Bachelor of Telecommunication Engineering.

For Bachelor of Science Petroleum Engineering and Bachelor of Science Chemical Engineering, the top-up programmes are only offered online. The list for Knust distance learning top up 2018/2019 is yet to be updated but esteemed students are advised to keep on checking the website for updates.

Idl knust admission list

Are you a prospective student opting to join Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology for your postgraduate course and you are not sure where to begin from? Worry not. Here is a quick review of the admission process.

  1. The admission process involves first creating a student’s portal account. This account will make it easy to access all your details. The online system has made it easy both for the school and the students to access their details and therefore helped save time and in the long run proven to be more convenient.
  2. After feeding your personal detail, that is your name and course that you desire to pursue, there is an online application form that the same details should be filled.
  3. In the form, there is a slot for an e-Voucher pin. In order to acquire the e-Voucher pin, it is mandatory that a fee is paid. This is the admission fee.
  4. For Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, the admission fee is 250 Ghana Cedis for postgraduate programme applicants, 190 Ghana Cedis for undergraduate applicants and 100 Ghana Cedis for Diploma applicants. Payments for the e-Voucher can be made online from specific bank. These banks are;

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  • HFC Bank
  • UniBank
  • GCB Bank
  • Access Bank
  • Fidelity Bank
  • Universal Merchant Bank
  • EcoBank.

Once the payments are made to the bank, and the e-Voucher issued, the admission process should be wrapped up by filling the pin on the application form. The form should then be downloaded and printed in two copies. The forms should then be posted to the university alongside any other academic certificates as well as 2 reports from referees. The address that the forms should be posted is that of the Director in charge of the Institute of Distance Learning KNUST.

After the forms have been vetted, successful applicants will have their names posted on idl knust admission list.

If you’re looking forward to pursuing your masters programme, do not hesitate to check out for Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Distance learning package for 2018/2019 academic year.

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