Cape Coast Technical University courses, fees and admissions requirements

Cape Coast Technical University courses, fees and admissions requirements

Cape Coast Technical University (CCTU), situated in the Central Region of Ghana, is a public tertiary institution. It was founded in 1984 and was formerly known as Cape Coast Polytechnic. Since its inception, the university has been committed to offering a diverse range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Below is detailed and updated information about Cape Coast Technical University courses, the admission requirements and fees.

Cape Coast Technical University
Cape Coast Technical University is a public tertiary institution in the Central Region of Ghana. Photo: @Cape Coast Technical University (modified by author)
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Cape Coast Technical University is one of the best universities in Ghana. Its mission is the training of highly skilled human resource in Engineering, Applied Sciences and Arts, and Business in close collaboration with the industry and commerce.

Cape Coast Technical University courses and cut-off points

Cape Coast Technical University is determined to be the leading university in Ghana, providing high-quality technical education and career-oriented vocational education for national development.

The Cape Coast Technical University cut-off mark for the 2024/2025 academic year has not been released. Each programme has its departmental cut-off point.

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The university offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs. It is made up of six schools, which comprise various departments. They are:

  • School of Graduate Studies
  • School of Engineering
  • School of Business & Management Studies
  • School of Applied Arts
  • School of Built and Natural Environment
  • School of Applied Sciences and Technology

Cape Coast Technical University fees

The table below shows the available CCTU programs and the annual fees you will need to pay.

School of Applied Sciences and Technology

ProgrammeYear 1 (GHC)Year 2 (GHC)Year 3 (GHC)Year 4 (GHC)
B'Tech- Hospitality Management2,3602,2802,2802,280
B'Tech- Hospitality Management (Weekend)3,3603,220--
B'Tech- Applied Statistics2,2802,1652,1652,165
BSc. - Food & Post-Harvest Technology2,3602,2802,2802,28
B'Tech- ICT (Virtualization & Cloud Computing)2,360---
HND Statistics2,2051,8151,890-
HND HCIM (Regular)2,2051,8151,890-
HND HCIM (Weekend)-3,0752,960-

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School of Applied Arts

ProgrammeYear 1 (GHC)Year 2 (GHC)Year 3 (GHC)Year 4 (GHC)
B'Tech - Fashion Design & Textile Technology2,360 2,2802,280-
B'Tech- Tourism Management2,360 2,2802,280-
B'Tech- Industrial Arts and Design (Graphic Design & Multimedia)2,360---
B'Tech- Library & Information Science2,360---
HND Tourism2,205 1,8151,890-
HND Fashion2,205 1,8151,890-
B'Tech - Fashion Design & Textile Technology (Weekend) 3,3603,220--
BA. Library & Information Science (Weekend) 3,360- --
HND Fashion (Weekend)-3,1903,190-

School of Business and Management Studies

ProgrammeYear 1 (GHC)Year 2 (GHC)Year 3 (GHC)
B'Tech- Secretaryship & Management Studies (Regular)2,2802,1652,165
B'Tech- Secretaryship & Management Studies (Weekend)3,3603,105
B'Tech- Marketing Studies2,2802,1652,165
B'Tech- Accounting & Finance (Regular)2,2802,1652,165
B'Tech- Accounting & Finance (Weekend)3,3603,105
B'Tech- Entrepreneurship & Business Innovation2,2802,165
B'Tech- Agribusiness Management & Entrepreneurship2,2802,165
B'Tech- Procurement & Supply Chain Management (Regular)2,2802,165
B'Tech- Procurement & Supply Chain Management (Weekend)3,3603,105
BUS- HND Accountancy2,1651,7051,785
BUS- HND Marketing2,1651,7051,785
BUS- HND Purchasing & Supply2,1651,7051,785
BUS- HND Accounting with Computing2,1851,7401,795
BUS- HND Secretaryship & Management (Regular)2,1651,7051,785
BUS- HND Secretaryship & Management (Evening School)3,3603,1053,105
BUS- HND Purchasing and Supply (Weekend)3,3602,9602,960

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School of Engineering

ProgrammeYear 1 (GHC)Year 2 (GHC)Year 3 (GHC)Year 4 (GHC)
B'Tech- Electrical & Electronic Engineering (Regular)2,392,2802,2802,280
B'Tech- Electrical & Electronic Engineering (Weekend)3,3603,220--
B'Tech- Automation Engineering2,3952,2802,2802,280
B'Tech- Civil Engineering2,3952,2802,2802,280
B'Tech- Mechanical Engineering (Regular)2,3952,2802,2802,280
B'Tech- Mechanical Engineering (Weekend)3,3603,220--
B'Tech- Agricultural Engineering2,3952,2802,2802,280
B'Tech- Renewable Energy2,3952,2802,2802,280
HND Mechanical2,2301,8151,890-
HND Civil2,2301,8151,890-
HND Electricals (Regular)2,2301,8151,890-
HND Civil (Weekend)3,3603,2203,220-
HND Electricals (Weekend)3,3603,2203,220-
M'Tech- Civil Engineering7,5007,200--

School of Built and Natural Environment

ProgrammeYear 1 (GHC)Year 2 (GHC)Year 3 (GHC)Year 4 (GHC)
B'Tech- Construction Technology & Management 2,3952,2802,2802,280
B'Tech- Environment Mgt. Technology (Regular)2,3952,280
B'Tech- Environment Mgt. Technology (Weekend)3,3603,220
HND Building2,230 1,8151,890
HND Building (Weekend)3,360 3,2203,220
MPhil / M'Tech- Construction Technology 7,500

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Two years B'Tech programme

ProgrammeYear 1 (GHC)Year 2 (GHC)
B'Tech - Building3,3603,130
B'Tech - Mechanical3,3603,130
B'Tech - Electrical Engineering3,3603,130
B'Tech - Sec.& Mgmt3,0603,060
B'Tech - Procurement & Supply Chain Mgt.3,0603,060
B'Tech - Marketing3,0603,060
B'Tech - Accounting3,0603,060
B'Tech - Fashion Design & Textile Technology3,0603,060
B'Tech - Statistic3,0603,060
B'Tech - Hospitality & Institutional Management3,3603,130
B'Tech - Tourism Management3,3603,130
B'Tech - Civil Engineering3,3603,130

Non-Tertiary and Professional Diploma Programmes

ProgrammeYear 1 (GHC)
Diploma in Business Administration2,865
Diploma in Computerized Accounting2,980
Professional Diploma in Computerized Accounting2,980
Diploma in Banking Technology and Accounting2,980
Professional Diploma in Banking Technology & Accounting2,980
Professional Diploma in Business Administration2,980
Diploma in Procurement Management2,865
Diploma in Electronic Marketing2,865
Diploma in Public Relations2,980
Diploma in Statistics2,865
Diploma in Hospitality Management2,865
Diploma in Food and Postharvest Technology 2,865
Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management2,980
Diploma in Fashion2,925
Diploma in Estimation & Quantity Surveying 2,865
Diploma in Mechanical Engineering2,865
Diploma in Renewable Energy2,865
Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering 2,980
Diploma in Civil Engineering2,980
Diploma in Arts & Design2,980
Diploma in Computer Science2,980
Diploma in Library & Information Science2,980

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Cape Coast Technical University admission requirements

To gain admission to Cape Coast Technical University, you must meet the general requirements for each programme. Some of these entry CCTU admission requirements include:

SSSCE applicants

  • Need six passes (A-D) in all subjects.
  • Must include English Language, Mathematics, and Social Studies/Science.
  • Three elective subjects relevant to the area of specialization are required.

WASSCE applicants

  • Require six passes (A1-C6) in all subjects.
  • Must include English Language, Mathematics, and Social Studies/Science.
  • A minimum of C6 is needed in any three elective subjects relevant to the area of specialization.

HND applicants

  • Graduates with a good HND certificate can enter at level 300 or the third year.
  • Equivalent diplomas from elsewhere may also be considered for entry at level 300.

Diploma certificate holders

  • NABPTEX/CTVET Diploma or related diploma with 2nd Class Lower Division admitted into the 2nd Year.

Technical/Vocational/Business/Commercial certificate applicants

  • Various certificates were accepted, including an Advanced Business Certificate and a Diploma in Business Studies.
  • Need four SSSCE/WASSCE credit passes including English Language and Mathematics.

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Mature applicants

  • Must be at least 25 years old.
  • Need to provide a birth certificate or legitimate proof of date of birth.

Foreign applicants

  • Qualifications referred to the Ghana Tertiary Education Commission for equivalency determination.

CCTU student portal registration

The student portal will help you gain access to personalized information, including viewing and downloading other tools such as:

  • Degree audit report
  • Access ICT support services
  • Attendance
  • Financial aid award letter
  • Messages and calendar
  • Grades
  • Schedule
  • Student account
  • Access lecturer surveys

Follow the steps below to register for the student portal.

CCTU student portal
CCTU student portal. Photo: cctu.online
Source: UGC
  1. Go to the Cape Coast Technical University students portal.
  2. Log in using your registration number and password.
  3. With your account, you can book accommodation or register for courses online.

Note: If you are a new student, after fee payment, your registration number and password will be sent electronically. Use these credentials to sign in to your student portal account.

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How much is the CCTU hostel fees?

Cape Coast Technical University provides hostel accommodation at budget-friendly rates. The current fee stands at GHC 1,200, but there's a proposed increase to GHC 1,800.

Where is the CCTU campus located?

The Cape Coast Technical University main campus is located in Cape Coast, Ghana.

How much is CCTU forms?

The application fee for Cape Coast Technical University is GHC 350. You can purchase the application electronically through an e-voucher system.

How do you apply for CCTU?

Cape Coast Technical University application portal
Cape Coast Technical University application portal. Photo: cctu.online
Source: UGC

Cape Coast Technical University e-vouchers for both tertiary and non-tertiary programs for the 2024/2025 academic year are currently available for purchase. Follow the steps below to apply for a course at CCTU:

  1. Visit the official CCTU website and click on "Admission".
  2. Next, click on "Apply Online".
  3. Click on the link "Click Here To Apply Online" and then click on "Apply Online".
  4. Log in with your e-Voucher serial number and PIN obtained while purchasing the admission form.
  5. Once you have signed in, follow the online instructions to apply for admission.

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Does Cape Coast Technical University accept D7?

Cape Coast Technical University does accept a D7 in some cases. For GCE 'A' Level, applicants require passes in three subjects, with at least a Grade D or better and for SSSCE/WASSCE, applicants require six passes (A1-D7) in all subjects.

Cape Coast Technical University address

For any inquiries, you are free to contact the institution through the following contact details:

  • Postal address: The Registrar, P.O. Box DL 50, Cape Coast, Ghana
  • Email: info@cctu.edu.gh
  • Phone number: +233 209 185 158

The Cape Coast Technical University is a dedicated institution that strives to offer students top-notch knowledge and help them excel in their life goals. Understanding the available Cape Coast Technical University courses and fees can help you in making an informed decision when seeking a top university in Ghana.

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