Koforidua Technical University courses and admission requirements

Koforidua Technical University courses and admission requirements

This article focuses on Koforidua Technical University courses. The university, like many others, has some requirements, which we will outline in later paragraphs. The Koforidua Technical University is one of the few state owned universities in the eastern region of Ghana,an institution basically for the students of Ghana. The institution has successfully produced many Ghanaian graduates of value.

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Koforidua Technical University offers a number of academic and professional courses to the students of Ghana and also tointernational students . Here in this article, you will find out the courses and their requirements that will be of great help if you are planning to apply to the Koforidua Technical University.

Koforidua Technical University - a brief history

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The Koforidua Technical University was established in the year 1997. The University currently has five faculties and one Institute namely, the Faculty of Business and Management Studies, Faculty of Applied Science, Faculty of Health and Allied Sciences and Technology, Faculty of Built and Natural Environment, Faculty of Engineering and the Institute of Open and Distance Learning. The University is committed to rapid staff development to meet the needs of the growing student population which currently stands at 6,895 for the 2016/2017 Academic year. Below are details of Koforidua Technical University degree courses and their requirements. If you want to download the Koforidua Polytechnic admission letter and admission list you can view the KTU ADMISSION CHECKER 2018-2019

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Koforidua Technical University courses offered

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BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY (B.TECH.) DEGREE PROGRAMMES (TWO (2) YEARS)

  1. Bachelor of Technology in Accounting
  2. Bachelor of Technology in Automotive Engineering
  3. Bachelor of Technology in Building Technology
  4. Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering
  5. Bachelor of Technology in Procurement and Supply Chain Management
  6. Bachelor of Technology in Renewable Energy Systems Engineering
  7. Bachelor of Technology in Telecommunication Engineering
  8. Bachelor of Technology In Mechanical Engineering
  9. Bachelor of Technology in Secretaryship and Management Studies
  10. Bachelor of Technology in Marketing

Higher National Diploma (HND) programmes (three (3) years)

  1. Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accountancy
  2. Higher National Diploma (HND) in Marketing
  3. Higher National Diploma (HND) in Purchasing & Supply
  4. Higher National Diploma (HND) in Secretaryship & Management Studies
  5. Higher National Diploma (HND) in Statistics (Morning only)
  6. Higher National Diploma (HND) in Computer Science (Morning only)
  7. Higher National Diploma (HND) in Network Management (Morning only)
  8. Higher National Diploma (HND) in Hospitality Management
  9. Higher National Diploma (HND) in Automotive Engineering (Morning only)
  10. Higher National Diploma (HND) in Building Technology (Morning and Weekend Sessions only)
  11. Higher National Diploma (HND) in Civil Engineering (Morning only)
  12. Higher National Diploma (HND) in Environmental Management and Technology (Morning only)
  13. Higher National Diploma (HND) in Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Morning and Weekend Sessions only)
  14. Higher National Diploma (HND) in Mechanical Engineering (Morning only)
  15. Higher National Diploma (HND) in Renewable Energy Systems Engineering (Morning only)
  16. Higher National Diploma (HND) in Biomedical Engineering Technology (Morning only)
  17. Higher National Diploma (HND) in Medical Laboratory Sciences (Morning only)
  18. Higher National Diploma (HND) in Food Technology (Morning only)
  19. Higher National Diploma (HND) in Postharvest Technology (Morning only)

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Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) and certificate programmes

  1. Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) (Accounting Option) – 2 years
  2. Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) (Secretaryship Option) – 2 years
  3. Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) (Management Option) – 2 years
  4. Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) (Marketing Option) – 2 years
  5. Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) (Purchasing & Supply Option) – 2 years
  6. Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) (Statistics) – 2 years
  7. Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) (Information Technology) – 2 years
  8. Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) (Entrepreneurship) – 2 years
  9. Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) (Banking & Finance) – 2 years
  10. Diploma in Public Administration – 2 years
  11. Certificate II in Fashion Design and Textiles – 2 years
  12. Advanced Fashion Design and Textiles – 2 years
  13. CTC Part I, II &III – 1 year
  14. EET Part I, II & III
  15. MVT Part I, II & III
  16. Catering Certificate II (formerly Cookery 812/1)
  17. Cookery 812/2
  18. CISCO

Access Courses /Pre- HND programme

  1. Automotive Engineering
  2. Mechanical Engineering
  3. Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  4. Civil Engineering
  5. Building Technology
  6. Hospitality Management

Professional programmes

  1. ICA (Ghana): -Levels I –IV
  2. ACCA (UK): -Levels I –III
  3. CIB (Ghana): -Levels I –III
  4. CIPS (UK):- Levels I –III

Certificate programme in Small Scale Business Management– 4 Months (Saturdays only)

  • Applicants with a minimum of Junior High School Certificate
  • Mature Applicants must be at least twenty-five (25) years old and must have work experience in the relevant field.

Admission requirements in Koforidua technical university

Below are the Koforidua technical university courses and requirements for 2018-19 admission procedure.

1. Bachelor of technology (B.tech) in accounting– (2years top-up programme)

  • The candidate must be a graduate in Higher National Diploma in Accounting or any equivalent programmes from any recognized institution with a minimum of 2nd class lower division plus and with one-year work experience. OR
  • The candidates with Part III qualification of ICA-GH and ACCA or CIMA examinations. OR
  • The candidates with Higher National Diploma and passes with lower than 2nd class lower division plus and with one-year work experience may also apply. The admission procedure for these students will base on interview performance. OR
  • Graduate candidates from other Higher National Diploma with one-year work experience in the accounting field can also apply for this course. The successful candidates will be provided a 3-month bridging programme prior to the commencement of the programme of the study.

2. Bachelor of Technology (B.tech) in Automotive Engineering - (2 years top-up programme)

  • The candidates must have passed Higher National Diploma graduation in Automotive Engineering, Higher National Degree in Mechanical Engineering in plant and production options, with at least 2nd class lower division with one-year post HND relevant industrial experience in an automobile industry or other related fields. OR
  • The candidates must have Licentiateship from City and Guilds of London part 3. OR
  • KNUST Diploma plus a minimum of one-year post diploma with similar experience in the field of an automobile or related field. OR
  • Motor Vehicle Technician Part 3 (MVT III)

3. Bachelor of Technology (B.tech) in Building Technology - (2 years top-up programme)

  • The candidate must be a Higher National Diploma graduate with a minimum of 2nd class lower division in building technology or civil. OR
  • The Higher National Diploma graduates passed with lower than the minimum 2nd class lower division must qualify the interview in order to take the admission conducted by the Polytechnic. OR
  • Candidates for Construction Technician Part III. OR
  • Candidates of Construction Technician Part II (old scheme) with 4 or 3 credit pass including Land Surveying.

4. Bachelor of Technology (B.tech.) In Civil Engineering - (2 years top-up programme)

  • The candidates of Higher National Diploma graduates with a minimum of 2nd class lower division in Civil engineering or in Building Technology. OR
  • The Higher National Diploma graduates passed with lower than the minimum 2nd class lower division must qualify the interview in order to take the admission conducted by the Polytechnic. OR
  • Candidates for Construction Technician Part III. OR
  • Candidates of Construction Technician Part II (old scheme) with 4 or 3 credit pass including Land Surveying.

5. Bachelor of technology (B.tech) in Procurement Management – (2 years top-up programme)

  • The candidates of Higher National Diploma graduates in purchasing supply, Higher National Diploma in Building Technology and the students transferring from similar programmes from any recognized institution or universities with a minimum of 2nd class lower division plus and at least one year work experience in the related field are eligible to take admission in the Bachelor of Technology in procurement management. OR
  • Candidates with Level 4 Foundation Diploma of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS-UK) qualifications or equivalent of chartered institute of Builders, UK candidates can also apply. OR
  • The candidates of Higher National Diploma graduates with passes lower than the minimum 2nd Class Lower Division requirement indicated above but have work experience in relevant fields for at least one year may also apply. Those applicants will be selected according to the interview performance. OR
  • Candidates of Higher National Diploma graduates with passes not lower than the minimum 2nd Class Lower Division requirement and have work experience in relevant fields for at least one year. The successful candidates will be provided a 3-month bridging programme prior to the commencement of the programme of the study.

6. Bachelor of Technology (B.tech) in Renewable Energy Systems Engineering – (2 years top-up programme)

  • The admission of Bachelor of Technology in renewable energy system is limited. The candidate of Higher National Diploma in Renewable Energy Systems Engineering or Higher National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Production and Plant Options) must acquire at least 2nd class division lower certificate in order to become eligible to take admission in B.tech in renewable energy systems engineering. OR
  • The candidates with Higher National Diploma in Electronic/Electrical Engineering or Chemical Engineering can apply for this course. Candidates with KNUST Diploma in Mechanical Engineering/Physics may also apply. The candidates must have at least one year of experience in an energy-related field.

7. Bachelor of Technology (B.tech) in Telecom Engineering - (2 years top-up programme)

  • Candidates with graduates in Higher National Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or Computer science or any students from similar fields from any recognized institution or university with a minimum of 2nd class lower division plus and at least one year work experience in the related field are eligible to take admission in the Bachelor of Technology in Telecomm Engineering. The candidate for Higher National Diploma in Computer Science without any proper course content of Electronic/Electrical Technology in their programme will require for doing the requisite bridging courses. OR
  • Candidates with Diploma in Electronic and Electrical similar courses from any recognized institutes or universities with a minimum of one year of work experience in the related field may also apply. OR

8. Bachelor of Technology (B.tech) in Secretaryship and Management Studies - (2years top-up programme)

  • Graduate candidates of Higher National Diploma in Secretaryship and Management Studies and the students from the similar field from any recognized university with a minimum of 2nd class Lower Division with 2 years of work experience in the relevant field can apply. OR
  • Candidates with Private Secretaryship Certificate with 10 years of work experience shall be admitted in the course but after passing a qualifying examination. OR
  • Candidates with Level 1 qualification of Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) qualifying examinations can apply in order to take admission. Those candidates shall be admitted in the basis of an admission test and interview performance. OR
  • The candidates of Higher National Diploma in Secretaryship and Management Studies graduation passes with lower than the minimum 2nd Class Lower division requirement with 5 years work experience in the related field may also apply. The candidates will be admitted on the basis of interview performance. OR
  • Candidates for Higher National Diploma graduation from other related fields passes with minimum 2nd Class Lower division requirement with 5 years work experience in the Secretaryship field may also apply. The candidates will be admitted on the basis of interview performance.

9. Bachelor of Technology (B.tech) in Marketing– (2years top-up programme)

  • This is one of the reputable courses in Koforidua Technical University. The candidates of Higher National Diploma graduates from Marketing and the students from similar programmes from any recognized institute or university passes with a minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division with 1 year of work experience are eligible to take admission in the B.teh Marketing course. OR
  • The applicants with professional Diploma from CIM (UK/Ghana) can apply. OR
  • The candidates of Higher National Diploma graduates with passes lower than the minimum 2nd Class Lower Division requirement which is indicated above can also apply. The candidate must have 1 year of work experience in the related field. The candidates will be admitted on the basis of interview performance. OR
  • Candidates for Higher National Diploma graduation from other related fields passes with minimum 2nd Class Lower division requirement with 5 years work experience in the Marketing field may also apply. The candidates will be admitted on the basis of interview performance.

10. Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering

  • The candidates of Higher National Diploma of Mechanical Engineering (Plant or Production) with at least 2nd Class Lower Division with a minimum of 1-year post-Higher National Diploma similar Industrial experience in the field of Mechanical or any related field. OR
  • Candidates of Higher National Diploma graduates with passes lower than minimum 2nd Class Lower Division requirement which is indicated above are also eligible. The candidates will be selected on the basis of selection interview which is conducted by the Polytechnic.
  • Candidates from other Diploma courses from recognized institution or university are also eligible in order to take admission for the following B.tech courses.
  • The candidates from Mechanical Engineering Technician Part III (MET III) are also eligible for admission in the prescribed course.
  • KNUST Diploma in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 1 year post Diploma and similar industrial experience in the Mechanical or related field.

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General Entry Requirements for Higher National Diploma Programmes

1. SSSCE/WASSCE Candidates

i. SSSCE Applicants: Passes (A-D) in 3 core subjects namely Integrated Science/Social Studies, Mathematics and English Language; and must possess a minimum of D in any 3 of the passes relevant to the area of specialization.

ii. WASSCE Applicants: Passes (A-D7) in 3 core subjects namely Integrated Science/Social Studies, Mathematics and English Language; and must possess a minimum of C6 in any 3 of the passes relevant to the area of specialization.

However, the aggregate of the 6 subjects should not exceed 39 for SSSCE and 24 for WASSCE.

2. GBCE/ ‘O’/A’LEVEL/ABCE Candidates

  • 5 GBCE/GCE ‘O’- Level credit passes which include Mathematics and English Language with at least 2 GCE ‘A’ level/ABCE passes excluding General Paper.

3. Applicants from technical schools (CERTIFICATE II Candidates)

  • Candidates should have passed in 3 subjects including Mathematics and English Language and Integrated Science plus 3 relevant elective trade courses/subjects.

4. DBS Candidates

  • 4 SSSCE/WASSCE passes including Mathematics and English plus at least 3 passes in relevant DBS subjects.

5. Teacher’s certificate

  • Candidates must have 3-year post Secondary Certificate or Four Year Certificate ‘A’ with a minimum of 2 years teaching experience, with 3 GCEO-Level or SSSCE/WASSCE passes in relevant elective subjects.

6. Mature candidates

  • Candidates must be 25 years of old and must have age proof with a birth certificate or any other documentary proof of date of birth which is 25 years old at the time of admission.
  • The candidate must pass an English Language, General Language and Mathematics written test which will be conducted by the Koforidua Polytechnic.

7. Other candidates

  • Other than the general Higher National Diploma entry requirements which are stated above, candidates with the below qualifications can also apply in the following Higher National Diploma Courses.

How to apply to Koforidua technical university

The below image will make you understand how to apply for Koforidua Technical University and Koforidua poly admission.

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